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7 Killed, 2 Injured in China Paper Mill Accident

An employee fell into a pool filled with poisonous waste paper pulp during a cleaning operation, and those rushing to help were overcome by gases.

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:38:29 GMT
Dominica Death Toll Rises to 20 From Tropical Storm Erika

The prime minister of the tiny nation said the devastation from the storm is "monumental" and may have set back development 20 years.

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:20:46 GMT
Obama Appoints First Envoy for Hostage Affairs

The new position is designed to help secure the safe return of American hostages, and follows criticism from families that not enough was being done.

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:29:47 GMT
Hit-Run Suspect Steals Denver Cop's Car With Gun Inside

The unmarked police vehicle and the gun were found about two-and-a-half hours after the suspect stole the car, but the thief is still on the loose.

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 01:18:01 GMT
Clerk Asks Permission to Keep Refusing Gay Marriages

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has defied an order to marry same-sex couples, and asked the high court to delay the order pending her appeals.

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 00:19:05 GMT
The Only Grocery Store in the Lower Ninth Ward

Ten years after Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast, Burnell Cotlon runs the only grocery store servicing New Orleans' hardest-hit neighborhood.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:42:40 GMT
Ex-Prep School Student Acquitted of Felony Sexual Assault

Owen Labrie, 19, was cleared of three counts of felony sexual assault but was convicted of misdemeanor sexual assault and a separate felony charge.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:21:34 GMT
Erika Expected to Weaken as It Approaches Florida

Flooding has killed at least 12 people on the Caribbean island of Dominica, but the storm could be a become a tropical depression by Saturday.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:08:52 GMT
Gunman Fired 17 Times in Attack on TV Journalists

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said Vester Lee Flanagan planned the deadly attack, but told no one about his plans before the ambush.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:52:03 GMT
Pilot Dies in Crash While Practicing for N.Y. Air Show

The pilot was the only person in the plane, an experimental aircraft owned by Andrew Wright, of Austin, Texas.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:48:55 GMT
Katrina Left Lasting Scars on Mississippi Town

Few places took the brunt of the hurricane's might worse than Waveland, where 25 people died and 2,000 more left for good.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:10:24 GMT
How to Deal With a Surprise Medical Bill

When it comes to "bill shock," a surprise medical expense can be particularly damaging. Here are some tips to prevent them and cope if you get one.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:37:44 GMT
Appeals Court Overturns Ruling Against NSA Phone Program

In a victory for government bulk collection of telephone call data, a federal appeals court tossed out an earlier ruling on stopping the program.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:37:25 GMT
Slain Reporter's Dad: Something Must Be Done About Guns

"There's got to be a reasonable way to do this," Andy Parker said after his daughter, Alison, was murdered by a former co-worker on live television.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:23:36 GMT
Busted! University To Tell Parents of Alcohol Violations

University of Michigan is trying out a strict new policy for freshmen: Violate drug and alcohol policy more than once, and your parents get called.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:56:28 GMT
Ex-Prep School Student Acquitted of Felony Sexual Assault

Jurors deliberated over two days.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:49:09 GMT
Diabetes Drugs Can Cause Severe Joint Pain, FDA Warns

An entire class of diabetes drugs can cause severe and disabling joint pain, the Food and Drug Administration cautioned patients on Friday.The drugs,

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:02:09 GMT
Police Seize Drone After Man Flies It Near LAPD Chopper

LA police seized a man's drone after he flew it during a 'perimeter operation' in Hollywood and almost collided with an LAPD chopper, police said.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:51:19 GMT
Clinton Jumps in the Game With Trump Hair Joke

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton jokes about Republican candidate Donald Trump's hair Friday at the DNC summer meeting.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:27:26 GMT
What the Survivor of Live TV Shooting Remembers

She's said to be in good spirits after surgery.

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:11:29 GMT