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Teachers and parents prepare students for a new school year after a deadly summer

7 hours 23 min ago
At the end of a recent meeting, middle school teacher Cassie Lopez and her colleagues were handed a large bucket, kitty litter and a pop-up shower curtain.

Worker accused of threatening mass violence at food warehouse

7 hours 58 min ago
A Delaware man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a supervisor and making threats of mass violence at the food distribution warehouse where he worked, Maryland State Police said.

Did astronaut commit the first space crime?

8 hours 11 min ago
NASA is examining a claim that an astronaut improperly accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the International Space Station, The New York Times reported Friday -- potentially the first criminal allegation from space.

Opinion: Call him King Trump

8 hours 13 min ago
There are countries that have endured unhinged leaders before. I'm thinking of Britain during the reign of King George III, whose years of delusion were depicted in the 1994 film "The Madness of King George." Our current civic stress test in the United States is coming courtesy of a President whose narcissistic impulses seem to be getting worse. Two recent days crystallized those concerns.

Trump arrives for G7 as global disputes threaten unity

8 hours 31 min ago
As the global economy shudders, the Middle East boils and the Amazon rainforest burns, world leaders are convening on France's Atlantic coast for a weekend of talks few believe can solve any of it.

Trump wants to welcome Russia back into G7. John McCain must be rolling in his grave

8 hours 35 min ago
When Russia forcibly annexed Crimea in the spring of 2014, sending heavily armed masked men onto the peninsula that indisputably belonged to Ukraine, it triggered a collective gasp of disbelief across Europe. After all, it was the first time since the break-up of the Soviet Union that Russian troops occupied the sovereign territory of one of its former states.

US seizes 52,000 gun parts illegally imported from China to California

8 hours 50 min ago
Federal officials say they've seized more than 52,000 firearms parts that arrived illegally from China at California's Los Angeles and Long Beach ports.

2 women plead guilty in plot to commit terror attack in US

8 hours 57 min ago
Two New York women who plotted to build a bomb for a terrorist attack in the United States face 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges, authorities say.

Obama tweeted his summer 2019 playlist. Yes, 'Old Town Road' made the cut

9 hours 4 min ago
What do Lil Nas X, Steely Dan and Lizzo have in common? Maybe nothing other than that they're all high up on former President Barack Obama's summer 2019 playlist -- but that's a pretty cool place to be.

Golfer: My shot was 'really the only thing I was worried about'

9 hours 28 min ago
In Florida, golfers play by a different set of rules. And one of the rules may or may not include ignoring giant, scary alligators.

We are facing a global emergency in the Amazon

9 hours 40 min ago
Called "the lungs of the Earth", the Amazon rainforest and its lush trees make roughly 20% of the oxygen on Earth. Yet, right now, the skies of Sao Paolo, Brazil are black and the smoke can be seen from space

US men's basketball team loses its first game in nearly 13 years

10 hours 49 sec ago
For more than a decade, the United States maintained its dominance in international men's basketball. All of that changed Saturday, when Team USA lost its first game since 2006 to Australia.

Jonas Brothers concert cut short

10 hours 21 min ago