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Some seek Faneuil Hall name change because of…

Name of Boston's venerable Faneuil Hall embroiled in debate because its namesake owned slaves

Sessions set to address nation's sheriffs in New…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen are among the speakers slated to address a gathering of the nation's sheriff's in New Orleans

Art festival on verge of being shut down when…

Authorities say a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted

US-led coalition hits Syrian army post, causing casualties

Syrian state TV says the U.S.-led coalition has struck a military position in the east, leaving several troops dead and wounded

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in…

At least five people were killed and several others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas

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Fatal earthquake hits Japan

At least three people are reported to have been killed when an earthquake hit the city of Osaka.

Mexican Fans Celebrate the Country's Football…

Mexican Fans Celebrate the Country's Football Team's World Cup Win

This Alarm Clock Wakes You Up With Sight, Sound…

The Sensorwake is a new alarm clock that uses a novel 3-pronged approach to wake you up. Tony Spitz has the details.

Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family…

A top White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. But it's the administration that's put in place and could end the policy.

Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at…

Police say a gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store

This Week: Oracle results; May home sales; Philly Fed survey

This Week: Oracle results; May home sales; Philly Fed survey

Lawyers to present final arguments in Mafia boss…

Attorneys are preparing to make their final pitches to jurors in the case of a former New England Mafia boss charged in the 1993 killing of a nightclub owner

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"Incredibles 2" Manages Best Animated Film Debut…

The "Incredibles 2" box office debut bested the previous record holder, Finding Dory, by $45 million.

Check If You Were Related to a Pilgrim, the Easy…

Discovering if you're descended from the Pilgrims is "easier than ever." A new database offers for the first time online records on more than 59,450 fifth-generation descendants of the small group who sailed to the New World aboard the Mayflower in 1620. Of the roughly 132 passengers and crew,...

Remnants of hurricane help crews in Colorado…

A welcome dose of rain spawned by a hurricane that churned through the Pacific has given a boost in the battle against two large wildfires in Colorado and Wyoming

10 Things to Know for Monday

Among 10 Things to Know: Hundreds of migrant children held in a series of cages at South Texas Border Patrol facility; Five out of six World Cup teams are winless; Who wins 'Blobfish Classic.'

Midwestern states endure flash flooding, heat wave

Thunderstorms crawled across northern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin after flooding washed out roads and highways, and a heat wave sent temperatures into the high 90s elsewhere in the Midwest

Colombia's president-elect seeks unity after…

Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque is appealing for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook the country's political establishment and laid bare deep divisions over the nation's peace process

The Latest: Officials ask for evacuations due to Nevada fire

Authorities in a northern Nevada county are asking people to evacuate due to a growing wildfire

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'Moscow's never seen a party like this'

Mexico shocked Germany as they beat the world champions in their opening game of the World Cup.

China Celebrates Dragon Boat Festival

China Celebrates Dragon Boat Festival