LAPD investigates officer's actions in Costco…

The Los Angeles Police Department is gathering evidence and video footage in an administrative investigation into an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man he said attacked him inside a Costco Wholesale warehouse store.

Alabama orders 'chemical castration' of some…

Alabama will require 'chemical castration' of some molesters, but law prompts legal, medical concerns

Record number of African migrants coming to…

Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the United States in unprecedented numbers

Guatemalans choose president amid distrust…

Guatemalans headed to the polls Sunday to cast their vote for the next president, following an electoral process that generated widespread disillusion and distrust

Texas pastor who backed bill criminalizing abortion arrested

A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse

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Protests reawaken homosexuality fears

Llanelli MP Nia Griffiths says there is a "strong case" for sex and relationship education to be compulsory.

Istanbul mayoral candidates to face off in rare debate

The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor are set to face off in a debate a week before a repeated city election

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids

Scores of people in South Florida protest outside a facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children

CEO: Boeing made mistake in handling…

The CEO of Boeing says the company made a "mistake" in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in 737 Max jets before two deadly crashes of the top-selling plane

Police: 4 family members shot, killed in West Des Moines

Police are investigating the fatal shootings of four family members whose bodies were found in their Iowa home

South America blackout leaves tens of millions…

A massive blackout left more tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay Sunday morning after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid

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Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid…

Torrential rain this spring prevented most Midwest farmers from planting their crops but while the federal government provides help to growers of corn and soybeans, those who grow specialty crops are largely on their own

Detective-Pastor: We Must Arrest, Kill All Gay…

The pastor of a small Baptist church in Tennessee delivered a sermon earlier this month that likely would have made headlines under any circumstances. Grayson Fritts told his congregation that police should arrest gay people ("freaks" and "animals") so they can be tried and executed, reports the Knoxville News Sentinel...

US maple syrup production up despite shorter…

U.S. production of maple syrup increased slightly this year, even though the season was shorter than last year's

Boris Johnson skips debate as Tory rivals quizzed…

Candidates who hope to become Britain's next prime minister have accused current front runner Boris Johnson of trying to avoid scrutiny after he refused to take part in a televised debate

Mom Tracks Down Daughter Trapped in Terrifying Wreck

A North Carolina mom is calling it a "miracle" after technology helped her find her missing daughter—who was trapped in a 25-foot ditch with serious injuries, the Charlotte Observer reports. Catrina Cramer Alexander says she got worried on June 7 when her 17-year-old daughter, Macy Smith, missed curfew and...

How to stop the world's deadly viruses escaping

The Pirbright Institute in Surrey studies some of the world's most deadly viruses such as African Swine Fever and Foot and Mouth.

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Trump calls newspaper report on Russia power grid…

Trump calls New York Times story on stepping up online attacks on Russia power grid a 'virtual act of treason.' The newspaper says U.S. officials knew about the story before it was published and had no safety concerns.

Father dies trying to rescue his toddler from Minnesota lake

Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake