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  • Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

    Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis

    Saturday, August 19 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-08-20 02:25:45 GMT
    Photo courtesy of Alfred J. Sedivi CollectionPhoto courtesy of Alfred J. Sedivi Collection

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes. The sinking of the Indianapolis remains the Navy's single worst loss at sea.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese torpedoes. The sinking of the Indianapolis remains the Navy's single worst loss at sea.

  • 'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

    'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

    Saturday, August 19 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-08-20 02:19:27 GMT

    BOSTON (AP) - Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned "free speech rally" a week after a gathering of hate groups led to bloodshed in Virginia. 

    BOSTON (AP) - Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their planned "free speech rally" a week after a gathering of hate groups led to bloodshed in Virginia. 

  • Judge refuses to end Roman Polanski sex assault case

    Judge refuses to end Roman Polanski sex assault case

    Saturday, August 19 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-08-20 01:52:59 GMT

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles judge on Friday denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end a four-decade-old sexual assault case against the fugitive director. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon ruled that Polanski must return to California if he expects to resolve charges of sexually abusing a teen. 

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles judge on Friday denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski's victim to end a four-decade-old sexual assault case against the fugitive director. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon ruled that Polanski must return to California if he expects to resolve charges of sexually abusing a teen. 

  • Powerball players have chance at $535 million jackpot

    Powerball players have chance at $535 million jackpot

    Saturday, August 19 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-08-19 22:52:10 GMT

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Powerball players will hold their breath as numbers are drawn for one of the nation's biggest lottery jackpots. The numbers for an estimated $535 million jackpot will be drawn Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time. The prize has grown so large because no one has matched all six balls in more than two months, so...

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Powerball players will hold their breath as numbers are drawn for one of the nation's biggest lottery jackpots. The numbers for an estimated $535 million jackpot will be drawn Saturday at 10:59 p.m. Eastern time. The prize has grown so large because no one has matched all six balls in more than two months, so...

  • Florida authorities say 4 police officers shot

    Florida authorities say 4 police officers shot

    Saturday, August 19 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-08-19 16:22:55 GMT

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two officers who were shot in north Florida have a long journey to recovery. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said Saturday that officers Michael Fox and Kevin Jarrell are in stable condition following Friday night's confrontation with an armed man who was killed by the officers.

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two officers who were shot in north Florida have a long journey to recovery. Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said Saturday that officers Michael Fox and Kevin Jarrell are in stable condition following Friday night's confrontation with an armed man who was killed by the officers.

  • Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

    Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

    Saturday, August 19 2017 11:00 AM EDT2017-08-19 15:00:06 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's top strategist has returned to his old job at the conservative website Breitbart News after a turbulent seven months at the president's side. Trump pushed out Steve Bannon on Friday, a departure that leaves few of the president's original senior staff in the White House.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's top strategist has returned to his old job at the conservative website Breitbart News after a turbulent seven months at the president's side. Trump pushed out Steve Bannon on Friday, a departure that leaves few of the president's original senior staff in the White House.

  • Strategist Steve Bannon leaves White House

    Strategist Steve Bannon leaves White House

    Friday, August 18 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-08-18 23:43:27 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving.  

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving.  

  • Spain manhunt deepens as Barcelona insists ‘I am not afraid'

    Spain manhunt deepens as Barcelona insists ‘I am not afraid'

    Friday, August 18 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-08-18 12:58:14 GMT

    Spanish authorities said the back-to-back vehicle attacks were related and the work of a large terrorist group. 

    Spanish authorities said the back-to-back vehicle attacks were related and the work of a large terrorist group. 

  • North Carolina police shoot, injure stabbing suspect

    North Carolina police shoot, injure stabbing suspect

    Friday, August 18 2017 7:13 AM EDT2017-08-18 11:13:33 GMT

    A North Carolina police officer shot and wounded a suspect fleeing the scene of a double stabbing.

    A North Carolina police officer shot and wounded a suspect fleeing the scene of a double stabbing.

  • Search area expands for Army helicopter missing off Hawaii

    Search area expands for Army helicopter missing off Hawaii

    Friday, August 18 2017 6:46 AM EDT2017-08-18 10:46:59 GMT

    The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it was now searching up to 50 miles off Hawaii for five soldiers missing after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed during nighttime training.

    The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it was now searching up to 50 miles off Hawaii for five soldiers missing after their Black Hawk helicopter crashed during nighttime training.

  • Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

    Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

    Friday, August 18 2017 6:35 AM EDT2017-08-18 10:35:50 GMT

    It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence.

    It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence.

  • Why hate came to the progressive island of Charlottesville

    Why hate came to the progressive island of Charlottesville

    Friday, August 18 2017 5:27 AM EDT2017-08-18 09:27:08 GMT

    The white nationalists behind last weekend’s violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the “capital of the resistance” to President Donald Trump. 

    The white nationalists behind last weekend’s violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared his city the “capital of the resistance” to President Donald Trump. 

  • Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose command

    Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose command

    Friday, August 18 2017 3:46 AM EDT2017-08-18 07:46:42 GMT

    Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that killed seven sailors, Navy officials said, announcing that the warship captain will be relieved of command and more than a dozen other sailors will be punished. 

    Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that killed seven sailors, Navy officials said, announcing that the warship captain will be relieved of command and more than a dozen other sailors will be punished. 

  • Spanish police kill 5 suspects linked to Barcelona attack

    Spanish police kill 5 suspects linked to Barcelona attack

    Friday, August 18 2017 3:36 AM EDT2017-08-18 07:36:53 GMT

    Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe’s latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group.

    Spanish police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack that killed at least 13, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe’s latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group.

  • The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture

    The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture

    Friday, August 18 2017 2:55 AM EDT2017-08-18 06:55:45 GMT

    Three generations into the Kim family’s ruling dynasty, markets have blossomed and a consumer culture is taking root.

    Three generations into the Kim family’s ruling dynasty, markets have blossomed and a consumer culture is taking root.

  • Under fire from GOP Trump digs in on Confederate icons

    Under fire from GOP Trump digs in on Confederate icons

    Friday, August 18 2017 2:27 AM EDT2017-08-18 06:27:16 GMT

    With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump on Thursday burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy to engulf his presidency.

    With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump on Thursday burrowed deeper into the racially charged debate over Confederate memorials and lashed out at members of his own party in the latest controversy to engulf his presidency.

  • Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite

    Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite

    Friday, August 18 2017 2:09 AM EDT2017-08-18 06:09:29 GMT

    Spacewalking cosmonauts set free the world’s first satellite made almost entirely with a 3-D printer on Thursday.

    Spacewalking cosmonauts set free the world’s first satellite made almost entirely with a 3-D printer on Thursday.

  • USA Gymnastics faces change amid sex abuse scandal

    USA Gymnastics faces change amid sex abuse scandal

    Thursday, August 17 2017 11:22 PM EDT2017-08-18 03:22:31 GMT
    USA Gymnastics. Credit: MGNUSA Gymnastics. Credit: MGN

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - On the floor of the Honda Center, the USA Gymnastics championships are imbued with a sense of normalcy and routine.

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - On the floor of the Honda Center, the USA Gymnastics championships are imbued with a sense of normalcy and routine.

  • Nobel winner shot for promoting education to study at Oxford

    Nobel winner shot for promoting education to study at Oxford

    Thursday, August 17 2017 1:57 PM EDT2017-08-17 17:57:37 GMT
    PHOTO: Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. Photo Date: 3/8/14PHOTO: Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. Photo Date: 3/8/14
    LONDON (AP) - Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman for speaking out for girls' rights to an education, has been accepted by the University of Oxford.    The 20-year-old activist shared word of her acceptance on Twitter and included the screenshot of her "Congratulations" notice. She plans to major in philosophy, politics and economics, the favored degree of many of Britain's top leaders.    "So excited to go t...
    LONDON (AP) - Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman for speaking out for girls' rights to an education, has been accepted by the University of Oxford.    The 20-year-old activist shared word of her acceptance on Twitter and included the screenshot of her "Congratulations" notice. She plans to major in philosophy, politics and economics, the favored degree of many of Britain's top leaders.    "So excited to go t...
  • US factory output down in July on tumbling auto production

    US factory output down in July on tumbling auto production

    Thursday, August 17 2017 9:35 AM EDT2017-08-17 13:35:22 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A slump in the auto industry drove U.S. factory output down in July and has kept it flat for months.    The Fed said Thursday that factory production dropped 0.1 percent last month, pulled down by a 3.5 percent plunge in output of cars, trucks and auto parts. Auto production has dropped for three straight months and is down 5 percent over the past year. Auto sales, which have been strong in recent years, skidded 7 percent in July.    The drop in...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A slump in the auto industry drove U.S. factory output down in July and has kept it flat for months.    The Fed said Thursday that factory production dropped 0.1 percent last month, pulled down by a 3.5 percent plunge in output of cars, trucks and auto parts. Auto production has dropped for three straight months and is down 5 percent over the past year. Auto sales, which have been strong in recent years, skidded 7 percent in July.    The drop in...
  • Natalee Holloway's father discovers human remains in Aruba: 'I was shocked'

    Natalee Holloway's father discovers human remains in Aruba: 'I was shocked'

    Thursday, August 17 2017 8:37 AM EDT2017-08-17 12:37:12 GMT
    (NBC) Twelve years after Natalee Holloway's disappearance on a graduation trip to Aruba, her father is hoping a recent discovery will yield a major break in the case of what happened to his daughter. Dave Holloway and private investigator T.J. Ward announced on TODAY Wednesday that an 18-month investigation has led them to discover human remains that are being DNA tested to confirm if they are Natalee's. "When we determined these remains were human, I was shocked,'' Holloway to...
    (NBC) Twelve years after Natalee Holloway's disappearance on a graduation trip to Aruba, her father is hoping a recent discovery will yield a major break in the case of what happened to his daughter. Dave Holloway and private investigator T.J. Ward announced on TODAY Wednesday that an 18-month investigation has led them to discover human remains that are being DNA tested to confirm if they are Natalee's. "When we determined these remains were human, I was shocked,'' Holloway to...
  • Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits

    Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits

    Thursday, August 17 2017 7:44 AM EDT2017-08-17 11:44:22 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn't you work to stay healthy?    You'd quit smoking, eat better, ramp up your exercise, or do whatever else it took to improve your odds of avoiding maladies like obesity, diabetes, heart disease or cancer, right?    The scientific evidence says: Don't bet on it.    DNA testing for disease risk has recently expanded in the U.S. The company 23andMe recently star...
    NEW YORK (AP) - If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn't you work to stay healthy?    You'd quit smoking, eat better, ramp up your exercise, or do whatever else it took to improve your odds of avoiding maladies like obesity, diabetes, heart disease or cancer, right?    The scientific evidence says: Don't bet on it.    DNA testing for disease risk has recently expanded in the U.S. The company 23andMe recently star...
  • Eclipse safety: Do's and Don'ts

    Eclipse safety: Do's and Don'ts

    Thursday, August 17 2017 6:37 AM EDT2017-08-17 10:37:18 GMT
    The solar eclipse will be visible August 21st, 2017The solar eclipse will be visible August 21st, 2017

    (NBC News) It's been pretty well established that you should never look directly at the sun.  The problem is, next Monday, people all over the country will be tempted to do just that during the solar eclipse. Solar glasses block 99-percent of the sun's harmful UV rays. They are the only safe way to look directly at the sun. Certified glasses will be stamped with the code: Iso 12312-2.  D-I-Y solar filters are not recommended. "People have done a lot of strange thing...

    (NBC News) It's been pretty well established that you should never look directly at the sun.  The problem is, next Monday, people all over the country will be tempted to do just that during the solar eclipse. Solar glasses block 99-percent of the sun's harmful UV rays. They are the only safe way to look directly at the sun. Certified glasses will be stamped with the code: Iso 12312-2.  D-I-Y solar filters are not recommended. "People have done a lot of strange thing...

  • Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

    Scientists potentially narrow MH370 search area to 3 spots

    Thursday, August 17 2017 2:30 AM EDT2017-08-17 06:30:22 GMT

    Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis.

    Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean through new satellite and drift analysis.

  • Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled

    Trump isolation growing as business panels dismantled

    Thursday, August 17 2017 1:38 AM EDT2017-08-17 05:38:40 GMT

    President Donald Trump abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils Wednesday —an attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

    President Donald Trump abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils Wednesday —an attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

  • 5 missing after Army helicopter crash near Hawaii

    5 missing after Army helicopter crash near Hawaii

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-08-17 04:22:18 GMT
    Photo: U.S. Marines / MGNPhoto: U.S. Marines / MGN

    HONOLULU (AP) - A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise.

    HONOLULU (AP) - A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise.

  • Trump strategist: "no military solution in North Korea"

    Trump strategist: "no military solution in North Korea"

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-08-17 04:16:10 GMT
    White House Chief Strategist, Steve Bannon Photo: MGNWhite House Chief Strategist, Steve Bannon Photo: MGN

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer further aggression with "fire and fury."

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon says there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president's recent pledge to answer further aggression with "fire and fury."

  • SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize sick orca

    SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize sick orca

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:40:19 GMT

     (AP) - SeaWorld says that veterinarians at its San Diego park had to euthanize an orca estimated to be nearly 42 years old.     

     (AP) - SeaWorld says that veterinarians at its San Diego park had to euthanize an orca estimated to be nearly 42 years old.     

  • Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

    Express Scripts to limit opioids; doctors concerned

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-08-16 20:22:36 GMT

    (AP) - The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans.      

    (AP) - The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans.      

  • 5 missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii

    5 missing after Army helicopter goes down off Hawaii

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-08-16 15:42:13 GMT
    PHOTO: U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, Photo Date: April 2010PHOTO: U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, Photo Date: April 2010

     (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crewmembers of an Army helicopter that reportedly went down during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday.      

     (AP) - U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crewmembers of an Army helicopter that reportedly went down during a training exercise, authorities said Wednesday.      

  • $28.75 charge to visit Elvis' grave during vigil upsets fans

    $28.75 charge to visit Elvis' grave during vigil upsets fans

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 6:48 AM EDT2017-08-16 10:48:40 GMT
    Photo: CNNPhoto: CNN
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession past his grave at his Graceland mansion during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his death, without paying a penny.    This year, on the 40th anniversary of the rock 'n' roll icon's death, it cost them $28.75.    Many fans were not happy.    Visitors attending the vigil that began Tuesday night and runs into Wednesday had to have ...
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession past his grave at his Graceland mansion during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his death, without paying a penny.    This year, on the 40th anniversary of the rock 'n' roll icon's death, it cost them $28.75.    Many fans were not happy.    Visitors attending the vigil that began Tuesday night and runs into Wednesday had to have ...
  • Charlottesville to mourn woman killed at rally in memorial

    Charlottesville to mourn woman killed at rally in memorial

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 6:32 AM EDT2017-08-16 10:32:12 GMT
    Heather Heyer, 32, was killed when a driver slammed into a crowd of counter protesters during a rally in Charlottesville (Facebook))Heather Heyer, 32, was killed when a driver slammed into a crowd of counter protesters during a rally in Charlottesville (Facebook))
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally.    A memorial service for Heather Heyer is scheduled Wednesday morning at a downtown Charlottesville theater. Attendees were asked to wear purple, Heyer's favorite color, in her memory.    The 32-year-old was a Charlottesville resident and legal assistant. Heyer...
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally.    A memorial service for Heather Heyer is scheduled Wednesday morning at a downtown Charlottesville theater. Attendees were asked to wear purple, Heyer's favorite color, in her memory.    The 32-year-old was a Charlottesville resident and legal assistant. Heyer...
  • Korea fight is latest conflict for indigenous people of Guam

    Korea fight is latest conflict for indigenous people of Guam

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 7:22 PM EDT2017-08-15 23:22:40 GMT

    (AP) - The threatened missile attack by North Korea on Guam has prompted calls for peace from the island's indigenous people, who are weary of yet another conflict after enduring centuries of hostilities.     

    (AP) - The threatened missile attack by North Korea on Guam has prompted calls for peace from the island's indigenous people, who are weary of yet another conflict after enduring centuries of hostilities.     

  • Defiant Trump insists anew: Blame both sides for violence

    Defiant Trump insists anew: Blame both sides for violence

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 7:22 PM EDT2017-08-15 23:22:05 GMT
    US President Donald Trump, Photo Date: 7/20/2017US President Donald Trump, Photo Date: 7/20/2017

    (AP) - Combative and insistent, President Donald Trump declared anew Tuesday "there is blame on both sides" for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, appearing to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them.   

    (AP) - Combative and insistent, President Donald Trump declared anew Tuesday "there is blame on both sides" for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, appearing to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them.   

  • Helicopter that crashed amid violence was damaged in 2010

    Helicopter that crashed amid violence was damaged in 2010

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-08-15 23:07:58 GMT
    Police vehicles at the scene where two are killed in helicopter crash in Albermale County, VA, Photo Date: 8/12/2017Police vehicles at the scene where two are killed in helicopter crash in Albermale County, VA, Photo Date: 8/12/2017

    (AP) The Virginia State Police helicopter that crashed in Charlottesville after monitoring violent clashes between white nationalists and counter protesters was heavily damaged in 2010 when it lost engine power and was forced to make a hard landing.  

    (AP) The Virginia State Police helicopter that crashed in Charlottesville after monitoring violent clashes between white nationalists and counter protesters was heavily damaged in 2010 when it lost engine power and was forced to make a hard landing.  

  • Violence adds momentum to removal of Confederate statues

    Violence adds momentum to removal of Confederate statues

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-08-15 23:00:03 GMT

    Cities and states accelerated their plans to remove Confederate monuments from public property Tuesday as the violence over a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, moved leaders across the country to plan to wipe away much of the remaining Old South imagery.   

    Cities and states accelerated their plans to remove Confederate monuments from public property Tuesday as the violence over a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, moved leaders across the country to plan to wipe away much of the remaining Old South imagery.   

  • Eclipse Science 101

    Eclipse Science 101

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 12:22 PM EDT2017-08-15 16:22:40 GMT
    (NBC News) Many, many moons ago a darkening sun in the middle of the day was seen as a bad omen. In ancient China a dragon was said to eat the sun. Ancient Greeks thought a solar eclipse meant the gods were angry and imminent doom was certain.  Now, modern science proves total solar eclipses are nothing scary or surprising. It's a simple trick of geometry that makes the moon completely cover something 400 times bigger. "The key is that the moon is 400 times closer to us,...
    (NBC News) Many, many moons ago a darkening sun in the middle of the day was seen as a bad omen. In ancient China a dragon was said to eat the sun. Ancient Greeks thought a solar eclipse meant the gods were angry and imminent doom was certain.  Now, modern science proves total solar eclipses are nothing scary or surprising. It's a simple trick of geometry that makes the moon completely cover something 400 times bigger. "The key is that the moon is 400 times closer to us,...
  • Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues

    Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 5:42 AM EDT2017-08-15 09:42:21 GMT
    By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press    In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier's statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove away with little fanfare.    In Baltimore, Mayor Catherine Pugh said she's ready to tear down all of her city's Confederate statues, and the city council voted to have them destroyed. San Antonio lawmakers are looking ahead to removing a statue that many people wro...
    By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press    In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier's statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove away with little fanfare.    In Baltimore, Mayor Catherine Pugh said she's ready to tear down all of her city's Confederate statues, and the city council voted to have them destroyed. San Antonio lawmakers are looking ahead to removing a statue that many people wro...
  • Experts: Police response inadequate at Charlottesville rally

    Experts: Police response inadequate at Charlottesville rally

    Monday, August 14 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-08-15 00:12:11 GMT
    PHOTO: State of emergency declared amid violence at Charlottesville Virginia White Nationalists 'Unite the Right' rally, Photo Date: 8/12/17PHOTO: State of emergency declared amid violence at Charlottesville Virginia White Nationalists 'Unite the Right' rally, Photo Date: 8/12/17

    (AP) - A Virginia police chief said Monday that he "absolutely has regrets" about violence that erupted over the weekend when dozens of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members clashed with counterprotesters.    

    (AP) - A Virginia police chief said Monday that he "absolutely has regrets" about violence that erupted over the weekend when dozens of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members clashed with counterprotesters.    

  • N. Korea leader briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam

    N. Korea leader briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam

    Monday, August 14 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-08-15 00:07:14 GMT
    (CNN) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.(CNN) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

    (AP) - North Korea said Tuesday that leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military's plans to launch missiles in waters near Guam days after the Korean People's Army announced its preparing to create "enveloping fire" near the U.S. military hub in the Pacific.    

    (AP) - North Korea said Tuesday that leader Kim Jong Un was briefed on his military's plans to launch missiles in waters near Guam days after the Korean People's Army announced its preparing to create "enveloping fire" near the U.S. military hub in the Pacific.    

  • 'Out for blood': Man arrested in plan to bomb Oklahoma bank

    'Out for blood': Man arrested in plan to bomb Oklahoma bank

    Monday, August 14 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-08-14 20:17:52 GMT

    (AP) - A 23-year-old man who was "out for blood" when attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank in a plot similar to the deadly 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building is expected to be formally charged Monday, authorities said.     

    (AP) - A 23-year-old man who was "out for blood" when attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank in a plot similar to the deadly 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building is expected to be formally charged Monday, authorities said.     

  • FBI arrests man in plot to detonate bomb at Oklahoma bank

    FBI arrests man in plot to detonate bomb at Oklahoma bank

    Monday, August 14 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-08-14 16:38:34 GMT

    (AP) - The FBI has arrested a 23-year-old man who authorities say attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank.      

    (AP) - The FBI has arrested a 23-year-old man who authorities say attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank.      

  • Willie Nelson cuts show short, cites Utah's high altitude

    Willie Nelson cuts show short, cites Utah's high altitude

    Monday, August 14 2017 12:14 PM EDT2017-08-14 16:14:23 GMT

    (AP) - Willie Nelson is blaming Utah's high altitude for forcing him to cut a performance near Salt Lake City short.      Nelson ended his show early at the USANA Amphitheatre in suburban West Valley City on Sunday night.    

    (AP) - Willie Nelson is blaming Utah's high altitude for forcing him to cut a performance near Salt Lake City short.      Nelson ended his show early at the USANA Amphitheatre in suburban West Valley City on Sunday night.    

  • Man accused of car-ramming in Charlottesville remains jailed

    Man accused of car-ramming in Charlottesville remains jailed

    Monday, August 14 2017 11:39 AM EDT2017-08-14 15:39:04 GMT
    PHOTO: James Alex Fields, Jr., 20, of Maumee, Ohio was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder, and the car that rammed into the Charlottesville rally, Photo Date: 8/12/2017PHOTO: James Alex Fields, Jr., 20, of Maumee, Ohio was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder, and the car that rammed into the Charlottesville rally, Photo Date: 8/12/2017
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - An Ohio man accused of ramming his car into a crowd of protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia will remain in jail - at least until he has an attorney.    Judge Robert Downer declined to set bond at a hearing Monday for James Alex Fields Jr., who faces second-degree murder and other charges, until he has legal representation.    The judge says the public defenders' office informed him it could not represent Fields because a...
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - An Ohio man accused of ramming his car into a crowd of protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia will remain in jail - at least until he has an attorney.    Judge Robert Downer declined to set bond at a hearing Monday for James Alex Fields Jr., who faces second-degree murder and other charges, until he has legal representation.    The judge says the public defenders' office informed him it could not represent Fields because a...
  • Sessions says Trump hasn't apologized for Twitter criticism

    Sessions says Trump hasn't apologized for Twitter criticism

    Monday, August 14 2017 11:19 AM EDT2017-08-14 15:19:59 GMT

    (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions says President Donald Trump hasn't apologized for publicly criticizing him on Twitter last month but that "he has a right to scold his Cabinet members if he's not happy with them."     

    (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions says President Donald Trump hasn't apologized for publicly criticizing him on Twitter last month but that "he has a right to scold his Cabinet members if he's not happy with them."     

  • Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists

    Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists

    Monday, August 14 2017 5:09 AM EDT2017-08-14 09:09:05 GMT
    PHOTO: State of emergency declared amid violence at Charlottesville Virginia White Nationalists 'Unite the Right' rally, Photo Date: 8/12/17PHOTO: State of emergency declared amid violence at Charlottesville Virginia White Nationalists 'Unite the Right' rally, Photo Date: 8/12/17
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Clergy in robes. A woman handing out flowers. Black Lives Matter activists. Armed militia members. Students. Angry anti-fascist protesters.    The diverse group of people who came to oppose a weekend gathering of white nationalists in this Virginia college town seemed to outnumber the rally-goers. The counter-protesting groups didn't organize collectively. Instead, it was a largely organic effort among groups who shared the same mission: showing ...
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Clergy in robes. A woman handing out flowers. Black Lives Matter activists. Armed militia members. Students. Angry anti-fascist protesters.    The diverse group of people who came to oppose a weekend gathering of white nationalists in this Virginia college town seemed to outnumber the rally-goers. The counter-protesting groups didn't organize collectively. Instead, it was a largely organic effort among groups who shared the same mission: showing ...
  • Charlottesville rally organizer flees news conference

    Charlottesville rally organizer flees news conference

    Sunday, August 13 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-08-13 22:01:50 GMT
    Jason Kessler_FacebookJason Kessler_Facebook

     (AP) - The organizer of a white nationalist rally in Virginia was chased away from a news conference Sunday, a day after the event erupted in violence and left three people dead.      

     (AP) - The organizer of a white nationalist rally in Virginia was chased away from a news conference Sunday, a day after the event erupted in violence and left three people dead.      

  • Judge halts Nevada marijuana regulators' licensing move

    Judge halts Nevada marijuana regulators' licensing move

    Sunday, August 13 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-08-13 19:51:25 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - For now, Nevada marijuana regulators won't be able to issue pot distribution licenses to businesses other than liquor wholesalers after all. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2uT17Fd) that a judge on Friday sided with the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada, who have the exclusive rights to deliver recreational marijuana to sellers for 18 months.

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - For now, Nevada marijuana regulators won't be able to issue pot distribution licenses to businesses other than liquor wholesalers after all. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2uT17Fd) that a judge on Friday sided with the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada, who have the exclusive rights to deliver recreational marijuana to sellers for 18 months.

  • Average US gas prices jump 8 cents thanks to crude costs

    Average US gas prices jump 8 cents thanks to crude costs

    Sunday, August 13 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-08-13 18:52:04 GMT

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 8 cents nationally over the past three weeks, to $2.40.      Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the spike results from higher crude oil prices. The current price is 23 cents above where it was a year ago, but well below where it was in mid-August of 2015, 2014, and 2013.

    CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 8 cents nationally over the past three weeks, to $2.40.      Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the spike results from higher crude oil prices. The current price is 23 cents above where it was a year ago, but well below where it was in mid-August of 2015, 2014, and 2013.

  • Kidnapped model recounts ordeal, says she was 'terrified'

    Kidnapped model recounts ordeal, says she was 'terrified'

    Sunday, August 13 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-08-13 18:18:32 GMT
    PHOTO: Chloe Ayling, British model who was allegedly kidnapped and detained for six days in Italy while her captors attempted to sell her in an online auction, Photo Date: April 11, 2017PHOTO: Chloe Ayling, British model who was allegedly kidnapped and detained for six days in Italy while her captors attempted to sell her in an online auction, Photo Date: April 11, 2017

    LONDON (AP) - A British model who was allegedly abducted in Italy says she understands why people may doubt her story, but insists she was certain she would die during the terrifying ordeal. Chloe Ayling says she was lured to Milan for a fake photo shoot, then drugged, stuffed into a suitcase and held by criminals who threatened to auction her on the dark web.

    LONDON (AP) - A British model who was allegedly abducted in Italy says she understands why people may doubt her story, but insists she was certain she would die during the terrifying ordeal. Chloe Ayling says she was lured to Milan for a fake photo shoot, then drugged, stuffed into a suitcase and held by criminals who threatened to auction her on the dark web.

  • 3 dead, dozens injured, amid violent white nationalist rally

    3 dead, dozens injured, amid violent white nationalist rally

    Sunday, August 13 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-08-13 18:15:10 GMT
    Heather Heyer, 32, was killed when a driver slammed into a crowd of counter protesters during a rally in Charlottesville (Facebook))Heather Heyer, 32, was killed when a driver slammed into a crowd of counter protesters during a rally in Charlottesville (Facebook))

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The mayor of Charlottesville blamed the nation's intensifying political divisions for the violent clashes between white supremacist groups and counter-protesters that left three dead. Mayor Michael Signer on Saturday bemoaned the "very sad and regrettable coarseness in our politics." 

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The mayor of Charlottesville blamed the nation's intensifying political divisions for the violent clashes between white supremacist groups and counter-protesters that left three dead. Mayor Michael Signer on Saturday bemoaned the "very sad and regrettable coarseness in our politics." 

  • Virginia governor urges Trump to condemn bigotry

    Virginia governor urges Trump to condemn bigotry

    Sunday, August 13 2017 1:01 PM EDT2017-08-13 17:01:59 GMT
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe, VirginiaGov. Terry McAuliffe, Virginia

     (AP) - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is calling on President Donald Trump to more strongly condemn the bigotry and violence that happened in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend.     

     (AP) - Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is calling on President Donald Trump to more strongly condemn the bigotry and violence that happened in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend.     

  • US military says 2 American soldiers killed in Iraq

    US military says 2 American soldiers killed in Iraq

    Sunday, August 13 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-08-13 15:42:59 GMT

    (AP) - The U.S. military says two American soldiers have been killed while conducting combat operations in northern Iraq, but not as a result of "enemy contact."     

    (AP) - The U.S. military says two American soldiers have been killed while conducting combat operations in northern Iraq, but not as a result of "enemy contact."     

  • 'Meet a Muslim' events hope to dispel misconceptions

    'Meet a Muslim' events hope to dispel misconceptions

    Sunday, August 13 2017 10:55 AM EDT2017-08-13 14:55:23 GMT

    (AP) - When Moina Shaiq realized even her own friends were scared to ask her about her religion for fear of offending her or sounding uneducated, she put an advertisement in a California newspaper: "Questions and answers about being Muslim."   

    (AP) - When Moina Shaiq realized even her own friends were scared to ask her about her religion for fear of offending her or sounding uneducated, she put an advertisement in a California newspaper: "Questions and answers about being Muslim."   

  • Suspect driver identified in fatal crash at white nationalist rally

    Suspect driver identified in fatal crash at white nationalist rally

    Saturday, August 12 2017 11:51 PM EDT2017-08-13 03:51:41 GMT

    A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting more than a dozen others and ratcheting up tension in a day full of violent confrontations.

    A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing one person, hurting more than a dozen others and ratcheting up tension in a day full of violent confrontations.

  • Car plows into crowd at white nationalist rally

    Car plows into crowd at white nationalist rally

    Saturday, August 12 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-08-12 23:47:13 GMT

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white supremacist rally in downtown Charlottesville Saturday afternoon, ratcheting up the tension in an increasingly chaotic confrontation in this usually quiet college town.

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white supremacist rally in downtown Charlottesville Saturday afternoon, ratcheting up the tension in an increasingly chaotic confrontation in this usually quiet college town.

  • Officials: White nationalist clashes in Virginia linked to deaths of 2 people aboard crashed helicopter

    Officials: White nationalist clashes in Virginia linked to deaths of 2 people aboard crashed helicopter

    Saturday, August 12 2017 7:14 PM EDT2017-08-12 23:14:17 GMT
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    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Officials: White nationalist clashes in Virginia linked to deaths of 2 people aboard crashed helicopter. Officials say the deaths of two people in a helicopter crash near Charlottesville, Virginia, have been linked to a violent white nationalist rally earlier in the day.

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Officials: White nationalist clashes in Virginia linked to deaths of 2 people aboard crashed helicopter. Officials say the deaths of two people in a helicopter crash near Charlottesville, Virginia, have been linked to a violent white nationalist rally earlier in the day.

  • The Latest: 1 killed, driver arrested in Charlottesville

    The Latest: 1 killed, driver arrested in Charlottesville

    Saturday, August 12 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-08-12 20:24:04 GMT
    Photo: Charlottesville Police DepartmentPhoto: Charlottesville Police Department

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The Latest on the white nationalist rally being held in Charlottesville (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A state official said the driver of a car that plowed into a group of marchers in Charlottesville is in police custody.

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - The Latest on the white nationalist rally being held in Charlottesville (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A state official said the driver of a car that plowed into a group of marchers in Charlottesville is in police custody.

  • Virginia governor declares state of emergency in response to white nationalist rally

    Virginia governor declares state of emergency in response to white nationalist rally

    Saturday, August 12 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-08-12 17:30:32 GMT

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Hundreds of people are facing off in Charlottesville ahead of a white nationalist rally planned in the Virginia city's downtown. Rally supporters and counter-protesters screamed, chanted, threw punches, hurled water bottles and unleashed chemical sprays on each other Saturday morning.

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Hundreds of people are facing off in Charlottesville ahead of a white nationalist rally planned in the Virginia city's downtown. Rally supporters and counter-protesters screamed, chanted, threw punches, hurled water bottles and unleashed chemical sprays on each other Saturday morning.

  • North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US

    North Korea still mastering how to deliver a nuke to US

    Saturday, August 12 2017 11:12 AM EDT2017-08-12 15:12:50 GMT
    Photo: KCNAPhoto: KCNA

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Experts say they are pretty sure that North Korea could put a nuclear-tipped warhead on an intercontinental missile that could reach the United States. But they aren't convinced the bomb would survive the flight. They cite lingering questions about Kim Jong Un's nuclear know-how, even if it's only a matter of time before his military masters the final steps for posing a true nuclear threat to the U.S. mainland.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Experts say they are pretty sure that North Korea could put a nuclear-tipped warhead on an intercontinental missile that could reach the United States. But they aren't convinced the bomb would survive the flight. They cite lingering questions about Kim Jong Un's nuclear know-how, even if it's only a matter of time before his military masters the final steps for posing a true nuclear threat to the U.S. mainland.

  • Trump praises Xi for new UN sanctions on N.Korea

    Trump praises Xi for new UN sanctions on N.Korea

    Saturday, August 12 2017 10:43 AM EDT2017-08-12 14:43:45 GMT
    Photo: US Dept of StatePhoto: US Dept of State

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is seeking continued help from China's president in addressing the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear developments.   The White House says that Trump - in a phone call Friday to President Xi Jinping - saluted Xi for China's U.N. vote to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is seeking continued help from China's president in addressing the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear developments.   The White House says that Trump - in a phone call Friday to President Xi Jinping - saluted Xi for China's U.N. vote to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea.

  • Judge dismisses DJ's suit against Taylor Swift

    Judge dismisses DJ's suit against Taylor Swift

    Saturday, August 12 2017 12:19 AM EDT2017-08-12 04:19:06 GMT
    Photo: Taylor Swift / FacebookPhoto: Taylor Swift / Facebook

    DENVER (AP) - A judge on Friday threw out a former radio host's case against Taylor Swift in a trial that delved into their dueling lawsuits over whether he groped her during a backstage meet-and-greet and whether she and her team ruined his career.

    DENVER (AP) - A judge on Friday threw out a former radio host's case against Taylor Swift in a trial that delved into their dueling lawsuits over whether he groped her during a backstage meet-and-greet and whether she and her team ruined his career.

  • Tillerson: U.S. diplomats in Cuba suffered "health attacks"

    Tillerson: U.S. diplomats in Cuba suffered "health attacks"

    Saturday, August 12 2017 12:17 AM EDT2017-08-12 04:17:41 GMT
    The U.S. Embassy in Cuba, shown here. Photo: U.S. Embassy in Cuba / FacebookThe U.S. Embassy in Cuba, shown here. Photo: U.S. Embassy in Cuba / Facebook

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that U.S. diplomats in Havana had been the victims of "health attacks" that left them with hearing loss - the most definitive U.S. statement yet on a series of mysterious incidents that have puzzled longtime observers of U.S.-Cuban relations.

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that U.S. diplomats in Havana had been the victims of "health attacks" that left them with hearing loss - the most definitive U.S. statement yet on a series of mysterious incidents that have puzzled longtime observers of U.S.-Cuban relations.

  • NY Stocks open to bell toll from former Corpus Christi resident

    NY Stocks open to bell toll from former Corpus Christi resident

    Friday, August 11 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-08-11 21:15:32 GMT
    Darron Anderson rang the bell to open the NYSE on Friday. Photo: Ranger Energy Services, Inc.Darron Anderson rang the bell to open the NYSE on Friday. Photo: Ranger Energy Services, Inc.

    Today's stock exchanged opened, as always, with the chime of a bell; but today, that bell was rung by a former Corpus Christi resident.

    Today's stock exchanged opened, as always, with the chime of a bell; but today, that bell was rung by a former Corpus Christi resident.

  • Big Tex-Urban Farms Farm on grounds of State Fair of Texas helps feed homeless

    Big Tex-Urban Farms Farm on grounds of State Fair of Texas helps feed homeless

    Friday, August 11 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-08-11 14:57:30 GMT

    Feeding people, while essential, is only a small part of what needs to be done to establish food security and economic growth in southern Dallas.

    Feeding people, while essential, is only a small part of what needs to be done to establish food security and economic growth in southern Dallas.

  • Texas cuts aid to ‘colonias’ after years of offering help

    Texas cuts aid to ‘colonias’ after years of offering help

    Friday, August 11 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-08-11 11:59:58 GMT

    While the economy in Texas has boomed over the last 20 years, along the border with Mexico about a half million people live in clusters of cinderblock dwellings, home-built shacks, dilapidated trailers and small houses. 

    While the economy in Texas has boomed over the last 20 years, along the border with Mexico about a half million people live in clusters of cinderblock dwellings, home-built shacks, dilapidated trailers and small houses. 

  • Beware at the pump: Black market fuel is making millions

    Beware at the pump: Black market fuel is making millions

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:59 AM EDT2017-08-11 07:59:45 GMT

    A black market for diesel and gasoline has rapidly spread around the nation, with organized crime gangs using fraudulent credit cards to siphon millions of dollars in fuel from gas stations into large tanks hidden inside pickup trucks and vans.

    A black market for diesel and gasoline has rapidly spread around the nation, with organized crime gangs using fraudulent credit cards to siphon millions of dollars in fuel from gas stations into large tanks hidden inside pickup trucks and vans.

  • High schooler dies when log falls on him in football drill

    High schooler dies when log falls on him in football drill

    Friday, August 11 2017 1:38 AM EDT2017-08-11 05:38:13 GMT

    A high school football player lifting a large log with teammates as part of a Navy SEALs-style drill was hit in the head by the log and died Thursday.

    A high school football player lifting a large log with teammates as part of a Navy SEALs-style drill was hit in the head by the log and died Thursday.

  • Taylor Swift foregoes sugar-coating during testimony in groping case

    Taylor Swift foregoes sugar-coating during testimony in groping case

    Thursday, August 10 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-08-11 03:35:33 GMT
    Photo: Taylor Swift / Facebook Photo: Ed Clemente / MGNPhoto: Taylor Swift / Facebook Photo: Ed Clemente / MGN

    A defiant and occasionally exasperated Taylor Swift insisted during a whirlwind hour of testimony Thursday that a Denver disc jockey grabbed her bare backside and held on for a long time during a meet-and-greet before a concert.

    A defiant and occasionally exasperated Taylor Swift insisted during a whirlwind hour of testimony Thursday that a Denver disc jockey grabbed her bare backside and held on for a long time during a meet-and-greet before a concert.

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