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A Supreme Court cliff-hanger on travel ban

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The U.S. Supreme Court is trying to clean up the legal mess that is the Trump administration's attempt to restrict immigration for national security reasons. Better known as the travel ban, its versions one and two have been bouncing…

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U.S. mayors back plan for cities to use only renewable energy

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Leaders from more than 250 cities voted on symbolic resolutions pushing back against President Trump on climate change and immigration.

Monday, Jun 26

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'Like bombs,' Takata's defective airbags still in millions of cars

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Takata's lethally defective air bags proved to be the company's undoing Monday. But it could take years to get the dangerous devices off the road in the U.S. and around the world.

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CBO: Senate health care bill would leave 22M more Americans uninsured

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The figure may further complicate Senate GOP leaders' plans to pass their bill this week.

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Female athletes don't have to beat men to be the best in their sport

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Why does a woman have to beat a man in order to be considered the best player in her sport?

Fact check: Trump team lacks a straight story on Russia

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Months after U.S. intelligence settled on Russia as the instigator of interference in the U.S. election, President Donald Trump's team struggles to tell a straight story on the matter.

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Stray dogs in Peru find home in makeshift shelter

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Sara Moran never thought her home in Lima, Peru would become a makeshift shelter for strays when she first rescued an injured dog in 2007.

Supreme Court partly reinstates travel ban, will hear case in fall

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The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to go forward with a limited version of its ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries, a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young…

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Trump's travel ban reinstated by Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court is letting President Donald Trump's administration mostly enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, until it hears arguments in the case in October. The action is a victory for Trump in the…

'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial

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"Pharma Bro" just won't keep his mouth shut.

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Obama and family go river rafting during Indonesia vacation

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Former U.S. President Barack Obama and his family were seen on a river rafting trip Monday as they vacationed in Indonesia, where he lived for several years as a child.

Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy

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Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed Monday for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States, saying it was the only way it could keep on supplying replacements for faulty air bag…

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Colombia tourist boat sinking leaves 6 dead, 31 missing, officials say

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Rescuers including firefighters from nearby cities and air force pilots were searching for survivors at the Guatape reservoir where the four-story El Almirante ferry sank.

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Trump seeks support for controversial GOP health care bill

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President Donald Trump and White House officials on Sunday urged lawmakers to rally behind the Senate Republican health care bill -- a call to action that came as several GOP lawmakers questioned whether the proposal has enough support to…

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Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

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Officials: Crowd catches teenage girl falling from gondola ride at upstate New York amusement park; no serious injuries reported

Sunday, Jun 25

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

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Spanish authorities say a forest fire has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity

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Michigan highway testing smart road technology

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Southeast Michigan is becoming a leader in developing "connected" roads and traffic signals that will "talk" directly to the next generation of cars.

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Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 153, official says

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Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. Then the wreck exploded, engulfing people in…

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Change in tone on LGBT Catholics

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Doctrine has not changed, but bishops appointed by Francis are reaching out.

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Air bag maker Takata expected to file for bankruptcy in U.S., Japan following lawsuits, recalls

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Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday.

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Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

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The Supreme Court is expected to decide in the next few days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the United States from six mostly Muslim countries

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15 bodies found after landslide buries scores in China

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Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing.

UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

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Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers…

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Trump criticizes Obama administration over Russian meddling

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump questioned Saturday why President Barack Obama didn't do more to stop Russia's meddling in last year's presidential election, an apparent acknowledgment of a foreign intrusion he has dismissed or…

Saturday, Jun 24

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Al Capone song, pocket watch fetch over $100K at auction

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Artifacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters have sold for more than $100,000

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Trump isn't making America date again

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Three little words have always made the difference between romance and rejection: Do you smoke? That was the big question, the dealbreaker -- no matter how attractive you found someone, if he or she smoked and you didn't, game over.

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Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

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More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said.

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California Gov. Jerry Brown blocks parole for Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis

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LOS ANGELES - California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday night blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis. Brown's rejection issued late Friday night is the fifth time Davis has been recommended for parole by a…

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Anti-poverty cuts in Donald Trump budget could cost LI $18 million

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A proposal by the administration of President Donald Trump to eliminate a long-standing anti-poverty program could cost Nassau and Suffolk counties $18.3 million in annual federal funding that has been used to revitalize blighted…