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White man denies saying 'Go back where you came…

A white man has admitted to cursing at a black Georgia lawmaker for taking too many items into a supermarket express lane but denies telling her, "go back where you came from."

Artists withdraw from NYC museum show over tear…

Seven artists have asked New York's Whitney Museum to remove their work from its biennial showcase of American art over a museum board member's ties to the sale of law-enforcement supplies including tear gas.

Pogopalooza bounces into Pittsburgh for pogo…

Pogopalooza, known as the World Championships of Pogo, is bouncing into Pittsburgh this weekend

Report: At least 14 Alaska cities have officers with records

The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica report that at least 14 cities in Alaska have employed police officers whose criminal records should have prevented them from being hired under state law

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'Fake news': BBC correspondent heckled in Hong…

Stephen McDonell was reporting live from a pro-China rally, ahead of more pro-democracy protests in the city.

Man, woman killed in Delaware nursing home shooting

Delaware State Police say a shooting at a nursing home in Wilmington has left two people dead

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend Cairo flights

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo for unspecified reasons related to security and safety

Gulf tanker incidents may raise shippers' costs, cut traffic

Seizure of oil tanker near Iran could raise insurance rates for shipping companies and eventually reduce tanker traffic, according to energy and security experts

Tens of Millions Of People Endure Extreme Heat…

More than 126 million people were under excessive heat warnings on Saturday.

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The Latest: Pence marks Apollo 11 anniversary at…

Pence marks Apollo 11 moon landing anniversary with visit to Florida launch site

American crocodiles thriving outside nuclear plant

American crocodiles, once headed toward extinction, are thriving at an unusual spot -- the canals surrounding a South Florida nuclear plant

Virginia lawmakers spar on reported Trump visit…

Virginia lawmakers are sparring after a report President Donald Trump will attend a 400th anniversary celebration of the first meeting of the state's legislative body in Jamestown

Poet dropped for laureate job says criticism of…

The man whose nomination to become New Hampshire's next poet laureate was withdrawn amid growing criticism of a sexually suggestive poem about former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says he doubts people have even read it

Team criticized for Spicer throwing out pitch on Pride Night

A decision to have President Trump's former communications director Sean Spicer throw out the first pitch at a Rhode Island minor league baseball game on "Pride Night at the Ballpark" is getting pushback

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US man escapes fire by climbing down high-rise

The unidentified man was unharmed, but four others were taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.

Police: Body in car was dead before Alabama officer fired

Police in west Alabama say a person whose body was found after a police shooting was dead before the officers fired