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8 dead in Missouri tourist boat accident — At least eight people died after a … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Friday, July 20, the 201st day of 2018. There are 164 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1944, an attempt by a group of German officials to assassinate Adolf Hitler … Read more

Geese are going home too exhausted to mate

Geese have a problem. Some are arriving at their Arctic mating grounds so exhausted they’re … Read more

Automatic protections for species could end

DENVER — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animals and … Read more

U.S. airman and broadcaster inspired ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’ movie

Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams … Read more

EU fines Google a record $5 billion

BRUSSELS — European regulators came down hard on another U.S. tech giant Wednesday, fining Google … Read more

Broadway star was best known for ‘The Producers’

Gary Beach, a Tony Award-winning actor who could enliven a stage whether wearing a lavish … Read more

ISIS is making a comeback; will Iraq ever see peace?

BAGHDAD — The Islamic State is creeping back into parts of central Iraq just seven … Read more

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House votes for ICE backing — The House on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly for a resolution … Read more

Thai Cave boys leave hospital, apologize for causing situation

BANGKOK — Before they were discovered trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the … Read more

Trump’s new ‘no’ adds to a swirl of confusion

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump on Wednesday sowed even more confusion over his recent … Read more

They met as the PCT burned; now they work to heal it

CASCADE LOCKS — He posted photos of himself on Facebook as he hiked hundreds of … Read more

Taliban leaders say they’ll halt bombing civilians

KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban insurgents are refraining from attacking Afghan civilians for the first time … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Thursday, July 19, the 200th day of 2018. There are 165 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1980, the Moscow Summer Olympics began, minus dozens of nations that were boycotting … Read more

Researcher will see how (or if) climate change affects gator eggs

MIAMI — Sometime in mid-August, 400 baby alligators will hatch on the roof of a … Read more

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Alabama primary victory — U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama’s Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting … Read more

Broken deal prompts Iran to sue the U.S.

Iran has sued the United States at the International Court of Justice in a new, … Read more

MGM resorts sues 1,000 Vegas shooting victims

Faced with potential lawsuits from hundreds of victims of last year’s mass shooting in Las … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Wednesday, July 18, the 199th day of 2018. There are 166 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1940, the Democratic National Convention at Chicago Stadium nominated President Franklin D. Roosevelt … Read more

Trump says he misspoke on Russian meddling

WASHINGTON — Under unrelenting pressure from congressional Republicans, his own advisers, and his allies on … Read more

Police are changing lineups to avoid false IDs

WASHINGTON — After nearly 38 years, on Jan. 30 Malcolm Alexander walked away from a … Read more

Kavanaugh’s Bush-era paper trail could influence confirmation fight

WASHINGTON — The paper chase is on. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s opponents are digging … Read more

Studies say you should walk the dog — it’s good for you both

Walking a dog can be fine exercise. But many people do not have access to … Read more

Ann Hopkins fought bias in the workplace

By her own admission, Ann Hopkins could be abrasive, vulgar, relentless and impatient in the … Read more

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Halt to migrant family deportations — Judge Dana Sabraw of U.S. District Court in San … Read more

U.S. shifts policy on Taliban, orders talks

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Trump administration has told its top diplomats to seek direct talks … Read more

Trump embraces Putin; U.S. officials push back

HELSINKI — President Donald Trump on Monday openly questioned his own intelligence agencies’ firm finding … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, July 17, the 198th day of 2018. There are 167 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1944, during World War II, 320 men, two-thirds of them African-Americans, were killed … Read more

14,400-year-old bread crumbs: pita-like, and the oldest found yet

Historians and archaeologists have traditionally linked bread to the dawn of agriculture, when people domesticated … Read more

For Putin, summit is seen as 18 years of global power plays finally paying off

HELSINKI — President Vladimir Putin did not get President Donald Trump to endorse his seizure … Read more

Questioning U.S. intel, Trump goes where no president has

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, who often defies the norms of presidential behavior, went somewhere … Read more

Len Chappell was college All-American, NBA All-Star

Len Chappell, an All-American at Wake Forest who became an NBA All-Star forward with the … Read more

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