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Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting
Saudi gunman tweeted against US before naval base shooting

The FBI wants to know whether a Saudi flight student acted alone in his terror attack at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola.

North Dakota county may become US's 1st to bar new refugees

North Dakota county may become US's 1st to bar new refugees

A North Dakota county commission is set to vote on whether to bar further refugee resettlement.

Amazon says Trump's 'improper pressure' doomed Pentagon bid

Amazon says Trump's 'improper pressure' doomed Pentagon bid

Amazon says President Donald Trump's “improper pressure" and behind-the-scenes attacks harmed its chances of winning a $10 billion Pentagon contract.

Supreme Court leaves Kentucky's ultrasound law in place

Supreme Court leaves Kentucky's ultrasound law in place

The Supreme Court has left in place a Kentucky law requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients before abortions.

AP Interview: Warren says voters are ready for female ticket

AP Interview: Warren says voters are ready for female ticket

Elizabeth Warren says Americans are ready for a presidential ticket with two women at the top.

Watchdog report: FBI's Russia probe justified, no bias found

Watchdog report: FBI's Russia probe justified, no bias found

The FBI had a legitimate basis to open its investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Putin, new Ukrainian leader Zelenskiy meet for first time

Putin, new Ukrainian leader Zelenskiy meet for first time

A long-awaited summit in Paris is aiming to find a way to end the war in eastern Ukraine.

China claims everyone in Xinjiang camps has 'graduated'

China claims everyone in Xinjiang camps has 'graduated'

A Chinese official says people who were at vocational training centers in China's far west Xinjiang have all “graduated" and are living happy lives.

Trump, Dems in tentative deal on North American trade pact

Trump, Dems in tentative deal on North American trade pact

House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewrite of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal that has been a top priority for President Donald Trump.

Up to 13 feared dead in volcanic eruption off New Zealand

Up to 13 feared dead in volcanic eruption off New Zealand

New Zealand authorities say a volcano on White Island has erupted.

AP Exclusive: Troops that defied Maduro have fled Venezuela

AP Exclusive: Troops that defied Maduro have fled Venezuela

A group of 16 Venezuelan troops holed up for seven months in a foreign embassy after revolting against Nicolas Maduro said they have managed to flee the country.

Too much of a Greta thing? Activist urges focus on others

Too much of a Greta thing? Activist urges focus on others

Celebrity environmentalist Greta Thunberg is urging media to pay more attention to other young climate activists.

Golden snubs and surprises, including little 'Cats' love

Golden snubs and surprises, including little 'Cats' love

Some Golden Globe nominations seemed like locks.

Led by 'Marriage Story,' Netflix dominates Golden Globe noms

Led by 'Marriage Story,' Netflix dominates Golden Globe noms

When nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globes are announced early Monday, movies like “Once Upon a Time .

Correction: Opioids-Sacklers-Tufts story

Correction: Opioids-Sacklers-Tufts story

Tufts University is ending its relationship with the billionaire family that owns OxyContin Purdue Pharma.

Father: Navy victim shot standing watch fresh from boot camp

Father: Navy victim shot standing watch fresh from boot camp

A family in Georgia is mourning the death of a 21-year-old sailor slain by a gunman at a Navy base in Florida.

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

A Justice Department inspector general report is expected to say that the FBI had a legitimate basis to open its investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Finland's new young female prime minister breaks the mold

Finland's new young female prime minister breaks the mold

Finland’s government has a new face, and it is young and female.

Anti-doping agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia

Anti-doping agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia

The World Anti-Doping Agency has begun a meeting to judge the latest allegations of Russian corruption in international sports.

Broadcast TV shut out of Globe nods, Netflix edges HBO

Broadcast TV shut out of Globe nods, Netflix edges HBO

In the Golden Globe TV nominations, the transition was complete with broadcast networks completely shut out.

Elon Musk cleared of defamation in 'pedo guy' tweet trial

Elon Musk cleared of defamation in 'pedo guy' tweet trial

An attorney has told a Los Angeles jury it would be reasonable to award $190 million in damages to a British cave explorer who is suing Elon Musk for allegedly branding him as a pedophile during a Twitter spat.

Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on 2018 rides

In a long anticipated safety report, ride-sharing giant Uber says more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U.

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints

Some climate scientists are limiting their airline flights so they don’t worsen the global warming they study.

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote interference

The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election has become an issue again after the social media platform Reddit concluded that leaked government documents on Brexit trade was linked to Russian operators.

Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain

Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain

The underwater barriers meant to protect the Italian lagoon city of Venice from damaging high tides are a decade behind schedule and billions over budget.

SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and 'mighty mice'

SpaceX launches beer malt, caring robot and 'mighty mice'

SpaceX has launched a 3-ton shipment to the International Space Station, including “mighty mice" for a muscle study, a robot sensitive to astronauts' emotions and a miniature version of a brewery's malt house.