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Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean, creates toxic cloud

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PAHOA, Hawaii -- White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two…

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Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro declared winner in re-election bid

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President Nicolas Maduro is expected to handily win a second term despite the deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar.

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Trump demands probe into his FBI spying allegation

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President Donald Trump demanded the Department of Justice investigate whether the FBI "infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes."

Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

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Lava that started moving faster in recent days is pouring into the ocean, bringing additional dangers to Hawaii's Big Island

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Sherpa returns from his record 22nd Everest climb, plans next trip

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KATHMANDU, Nepal -- A veteran Sherpa guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time last week returned from the mountain on Sunday and said he's already planning his next trip.

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Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on

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Hawaii residents forced to evacuate their homes because of lava oozing from cracks in their neighborhoods are growing weary

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North: Violent culture, prescription drugs cause school shootings

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The incoming president of the National Rifle Association, Oliver North, in a Sunday morning interview, blamed the nation's spate of deadly school shootings -- including Friday's massacre at a Texas high school -- on a "culture of violence,…

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Gunman's family 'shocked and confused as anyone else'

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SANTA FE, Texas -- The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside,…

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Texas shooting suspect exchanged fire with police

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SANTA FE, Texas -- The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun blast through an art classroom door, sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses said Saturday.

Saturday, May 19

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Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit in cafes, use restroom

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Starbucks is announcing a new policy that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don't buy anything.

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Hawaii officials airlift 4 residents after lava crosses road

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VOLCANO, Hawaii -- Fast-moving lava crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes Friday in a rural subdivision below Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, forcing at least four people to be evacuated by county and National Guard helicopters.

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Today's gun debate has echoes of the LIRR shootings era

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WASHINGTON -- Nearly 25 years ago, Colin Ferguson stalked through a Long Island Rail Road train as it pulled into the Merillon Avenue station, killing six and wounding 19 with a Ruger P89 9 mm pistol -- an act that sent shock waves through…

3 survive plane crash with 110 aboard in Cuba

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HAVANA -- The only three survivors of a plane crash in Cuba remained in grave condition Saturday as investigators tried to determine why an aging Boeing 737 carrying 110 people went down and erupted in flames shortly after takeoff in…

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White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

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WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing millions of dollars in funding for humanitarian…

Royal wedding: Prince Harry tells Meghan Markle, 'You look amazing' at altar

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gazed into each other's eyes Saturday at the altar in St. George's Chapel as a soprano sang a work by Handel to celebrate their trans-Atlantic union in front of hundreds of celebrity guests and millions of…

Trump plans aggressive role in midterms, but is he welcome?

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He is the Republican Party's most powerful political weapon. Yet as the GOP fights to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities, President Donald Trump is not welcome everywhere.

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Answers to your questions on gambling disorder

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About 2 million people in the United States meet the diagnostic criteria for gambling disorder, compulsive behavior that experts define as being as powerful as drug or alcohol addictions.

Historians helping veterans by recording what they have to say

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One Vietnam veteran that Half Hollow Hills reference librarian Edna Susman interviewed had been so rattled by his experience there that he went decades without looking at the thousands of photos he took as a combat photographer.

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Royal wedding: See photos as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot

See members of the British royal family as well as celebrity guests and fans gathered nearby the wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle.

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Gunman opens fire in Texas high school, killing 10 people

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SANTA FE, Texas -- A 17-year-old armed with a shotgun and a pistol opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. It was the nation's deadliest such attack since the massacre…

Friday, May 18

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Trump abortion rule would limit health options for LI women

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Tens of thousands of Long Island women would see their reproductive health care options curtailed or eliminated as part of a new rule introduced Friday by the Trump administration, according to area Planned Parenthood leaders.

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Cuban media: Boeing 737 crashes with 104 passengers aboard

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HAVANA -- A Cuban airliner with 104 passengers on board plummeted into a yuca field just after takeoff from Havana's international airport on Friday. There was no immediate word on casualties.

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Trump urges Congress to overhaul nation's prison system

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WASHINGTONÂ -- President Donald Trump is trying to jump-start efforts in Congress to overhaul the U.S. prison system and help more former inmates successfully re-enter society.

Britain's royal wedding: Things to know about Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and their nuptials

Here are answers to the most frequently asked (Googled) questions about the upcoming royal wedding.

Trump expected to visit LI for forum on MS-13 next week

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The event is tentatively scheduled to be held at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, Rep. Peter King says.

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Newly approved migraine drug Aimovig could bring relief to millions

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In one study, patients given Aimovig saw their migraine days cut from eight to four a month, on average.

Giuliani: Mueller narrows scope of questions for Trump

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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller's team has narrowed the scope of the subjects for a potential questioning of the president to two of five broad areas previously…

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Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from hospital

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LONDON -- Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from a British hospital, more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent and left fighting for his life, health officials said Friday.