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UN chief to open signing for 1st nuclear ban…

U.N. chief Antonio Guterres opens the signing ceremony for the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons and the Security Council holds a high-level meeting on its far-flung peacekeeping operations at the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders

Palestinian activist deported to Jordan from…

Dozens of people gathered at Chicago's O'Hare Airport to support a Palestinian activist being deported to Jordan for lying about her history before obtaining U.S. citizenship

Storm chaser goes after Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico braces for the storm; details on 'The Story'

The Secret Service Might Have Two Fewer People To…

The New York Times reports both Donald Trump Jr. and Kellyanne Conway are no longer receiving government protection.

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like…

College towns say they are feeling the pinch in the debate over whether short term rental sites like Airbnb have driven up housing costs

The Latest: Jose weakens to tropical storm off US…

Jose has weakened to a tropical storm, but forecasters expect dangerous surf and rip currents will continue along the East Coast of the U.S. for several days

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AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new…

NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results

Hurricane Irma costs are piling up

One estimate says Hurricane Irma caused up to $65 billion in property damage

This Hurricane Season Is As Unusual As The Huge…

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey are tumultuous, but projections for the rest of this hurricane season suggest it could get worse.

Kansas Revenue Department employee shot in Wichita office

Police say a man under investigation by the Kansas Department of Revenue is suspected in a shooting that critically injured an employee at the agency's Wichita office

The Latest: Chinese expert says Trump speech…

A Chinese expert on North Korea was surprised by the vehemence of President Donald Trump's speech at the U.N. General Assembly, saying "his rhetoric is full of military force"

St. Louis faith leaders urge peace, justice amid…

Leaders of several faiths urge peace and justice amid turmoil that followed white former St. Louis police officer's acquittal in 2011 death of black man

Puerto Rico braces for direct hit from Hurricane…

Governor warns of potentially catastrophic damage from category 5 hurricane; Steve Harrigan reports from San Juan, Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Makes First Landfall As A…

The hurricane made landfall on the islands of Dominica and Guadeloupe late Monday.

9th person dies week after Florida nursing home evacuation

Police say a ninth person has died nearly a week after the evacuation of a Florida nursing home that Hurricane Irma left without air conditioning

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White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in…

A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family's home in a string of attacks police say may have been racially motivated

Missouri trooper gets jail, probation in man's…

Missouri trooper sentenced to 10 days in jail and two years' supervised probation for death of handcuffed man who drowned when he fell out of the trooper's boat

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

Tracee Carrasco reports from New York

Why You Likely Already Know A Lot Of The…

Merriam-Webster added 250 words and definitions to its dictionary.

Fugitive Chicago police sergeant arrested after 15 years

A former Chicago police sergeant wanted on federal drug and conspiracy charges has been arrested in Detroit after 15 years on the run

Washington state school shooting suspect pleads…

A 15-year-old boy has pleaded not guilty in a school shooting that left one classmate dead and three wounded in Washington state

Live Instagram video leads police to suspect in…

Authorities say an 18-year-old who was named one of Texas' 10 Most Wanted fugitives and is suspected of a slaying was caught in Los Angeles after posting a live video on social media

Bus plows through intersection, crashes with…

Charter bus collides with city bus, several killed including the charter bus driver

Navy Dismisses 2 More Leaders After Incidents…

Rear Adm. Charles Williams, commander of Task Force 70, and Capt. Jeffrey Bennett, commander of Destroyer Squadron 15, were relieved of duty.

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The Latest: Palestinian activist deported to Jordan from US

Dozens of people gathered at Chicago's O'Hare Airport to support a Palestinian activist being deported to Jordan for lying about her history before obtaining U.S. citizenship

The Latest: Sessions asks 'sanctuary cities' to…

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the Trump administration's attempt to without public safety grant money from so-called sanctuary cities

Official: Bus in deadly crash going twice the…

Federal safety investigators say a charter bus that blew through a red light in New York City and caused a horrific crash that killed three people was traveling at nearly double the posted speed limit