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On a national day of mourning in Italy, questions remain about how a highway bridge gave way, killing dozens.
Aug. 18, 2018
A law firm found sexual abuse by seven now-former staffers against 16 students — going back as far as 1969 and lasting until 1992.
Aug. 18, 2018
In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer screening that its potential downsides. But overtesting comes with risks and costs of its own.
Aug. 18, 2018
President Trump tries to put ex-CIA Director John Brennan in his place by revoking his security clearance. But the further Trump tries to push the revocation gambit, the riskier it gets.
Aug. 18, 2018
The Trump Supreme Court pick wanted prosecutors to ask President Bill Clinton explicit questions and wrote the section of the independent counsel's report to Congress making the case for impeachment.
Aug. 18, 2018
Annan served two terms as United Nations Secretary-General before creating the Kofi Annan Foundation. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.
Aug. 18, 2018
Years after an investigation in Boston highlighted the dimensions of the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic priesthood, the financial and reputational cost to the Catholic church continues to grow.
Aug. 18, 2018
Catholic priests in Pennsylvania will step into pulpits Sunday morning and have to address the massive clergy sex abuse revelations from this week's grand jury report.
Aug. 18, 2018
A federal judge in San Francisco has rejected the Trump administration's motion to dismiss two lawsuits over the 2020 census question. A potential trial could start in January 2019.
Aug. 17, 2018
Over three days, more than 100 people fell ill after smoking a batch of K2 officials say was laced with AB-Fubinaca. Police Chief Anthony Campbell said chemical was "knocking people down."
Aug. 17, 2018
The special counsel noted that the legal guidelines suggest a sentence of zero to six months. George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russians.
Aug. 17, 2018
"It will be a very cold day in hell before an offensive statue will be forced upon us to be permanently erected on the grounds of the Arkansas State Capitol," Republican State Sen. Jason Rapert said.
Aug. 17, 2018
California authorities say the behemoth killed a firefighter battling the Carr Fire last month. Larger than three football fields, the tornado was unlike anything they'd seen. Now, they have video.
Aug. 17, 2018
An outside group supporting House Democrats is running a digital ad that uses a strategy the party used in 2006 to challenge Republican control of the House — focusing on personal scandals.
Aug. 17, 2018
Esteban Santiago killed five people and injured six when he opened fire in the baggage claim at a Fort Lauderdale airport in 2017. A federal judge called the attack "85 seconds of evil."
Aug. 17, 2018

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