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Archbishop defends himself ahead of child sex…

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, is defending himself ahead of a forthcoming grand jury report investigating child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses that he says will be critical of his actions as Pittsburgh's bishop

42-year-old Utah father dies fighting California…

A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was a 42-year-old man from a Salt Lake City suburb who leaves behind a wife and young son

The Latest: Bond kept at $100K in 'stand your…

A Florida judge has kept bond at $100,000 for a man charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man who assaulted him during a parking lot dispute

The Latest: Survivor of Italy bridge collapse: "I…

A man who was under the highway bridge that collapsed in Italy calls it "a miracle" that he survived

Rodeo bull escapes stockyards, runs loose in Oklahoma City

A rodeo bull broke free from the Oklahoma City Stockyards late Monday, charging through city streets and chasing people, including one person who jumped into a river to escape the animal

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What happens when a Nicaraguan-Canadian goes to…

Comedian Martha Chaves is on stage in Montreal in the BBC World Service summer comedy show.

Here's Why People Are Using the Lobster Emoji to…

A trans activism group is encouraging people to use the lobster emoji as a trans symbol.

MIT Scientists May Have Finally Solved How to…

Yes, instead of solving real problems, scientists have taken the time to help you break your pasta perfectly in two. Tony Spitz has the details.

APNewsBreak: Johnson to make Libertarian bid for Senate seat

Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is campaigning to unseat New Mexico's junior Democratic U.S. senator, seeking political opportunity in the space between Democrats and voters loyal to President Donald Trump

Survivor of duck boat sinking urges ban on such crafts

An Indiana woman whose husband and three children died when a duck bank sank in Missouri says she hopes to save lives by working to ban the amphibious tourist boats

Home Depot roars back in the second quarter

Home Depot raised profit and revenue expectations for the year after bouncing back from a slow start to the year during the second quarter

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Cuomo: Dozens trapped in homes by flash flooding, damage

Dozens of people are trapped in their homes by fast-rising water from flash floods caused by heavy pre-dawn downpours that drenched New York state's Finger Lakes region, inundating roads and sweeping tons of trees and debris into one of the lakes

Several EU Countries Agree To Take In More Than…

Several European Union countries came to the agreement on Tuesday.

Tinder founders, execs file suit against IAC and Match Group

The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary

Police chief defends Taser use on woman, 87, holding knife

Georgia police chief: Officer justified in using Taser on 87-year-old woman who didn't obey commands to drop a knife

Police: Online love scam leads investigators to…

Police say an online romance scam led them to the grim discovery that a North Carolina woman was plotting to kill her 88-year-old mother who she lived with

Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston…

The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress has appeared in Houston immigration court to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism…

Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city's government district, after a car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what police were treating as an act of terrorism

Florida candidate accused of faking diploma drops out

A Republican candidate for the Florida Legislature who falsely claimed she had a college degree is dropping out of her race

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The Escalating Feud Between President Trump and…

President Donald Trump continued his attack on former White House official Omarosa Manigault-Newman Tuesday, calling her a “crazed, crying lowlife” and referring to her as “that dog.”