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Here are the 17 victims of the Branson duck boat tragedy

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Officials have released the identities of those killed in Thursday's duck boat sinking on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri.

Trump, in a nod to secret Cohen tape, says a lawyer recording a client may be illegal

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President Donald Trump, weighing in on reports that Michael Cohen secretly recorded a conversation with him in 2016, tweeted Saturday that a lawyer taping a client is perhaps illegal but, nevermind, "your favorite President" did nothing…

Tracking Tiger: Can Tiger Woods make a move on Saturday at The Open Championship?

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Looking for his first major title since the 2008 U.S. Open, follow along as Tiger Woods tries to improve on Thursday and Friday's rounds of even par at The Open Championship.

Mourners leave flowers for duck boat victims as officials probe for answers

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The popular tourist town grieves for the 17 victims, including 9 members of one family.

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Reunited migrant families share their experiences in U.S. custody

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Nearly 100 families separated at the border have been reunited in Phoenix. As many as 200 more are still to be reunited before court-ordered deadline.

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5 things you need to know this weekend

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Prince George turns 5, the British Open rolls on and SpaceX tries to do it again: Here are 5 things you need to know this weekend.

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Duck boat tragedy: These are the nine Indianapolis family members who died

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Ingrid Coleman Douglas of Indianapolis describes the devastation of learning that three generations of her family were killed in Branson, Missouri.

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Officials say it could be a year before answers arise in duck boat accident in Branson, Missouri

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Nine family members on vacation were among the 17 people who died when an amphibious duck boat capsized during a severe thunderstorm in this tourism hot spot in Missouri

Bush’s former doctor shot and killed while riding bike in Houston

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Mark Hausknecht, 65, a cardiologist who was a member of the Houston Methodist staff and the DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center.

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'Our hearts just hurt': Nine Indiana family members among Branson duck boat victims

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Several members of an Indiana family were among the 17 people who died when an amphibious duck boat capsized in a storm.

Trump has no right questioning patriotism of NFL players

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Hours after there's confirmation of existence of a tape of the president talking about paying off a Playboy model, Donald Trump tees off on NFL.

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Two Parkland students survived a school shooting. Then their father was shot and killed.

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Ayub Ali, the father of two students who survived the shooting in Parkland, was shot and killed this week during a store robbery.

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President Trump tweets NFL players shouldn't play or be paid if they kneel for national anthem

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President Donald Trump re-entered the NFL's national anthem debate Friday, suggesting that players who refuse to stand for 'The Star-Spangled Banner' shouldn't be paid.

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GOP leaders: We're not inviting Putin to address Congress

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan said they have no intention of inviting Russian President Vladimir Putin to address Congress when he meets with President Donald Trump this fall.

This week in Trump: Russian questions follow the president to Helsinki and back

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Trump spent most of the week reacting to the reverberations from the Helsinki summit, walking back his remarks before walking them forward and back again.

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'Death traps': Federal officials have warned about dangers from duck boats for two decades

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One issue with the boats is their canopies. The NTSB recommends not wearing life jackets because when the vehicles sink, the life jackets carry passengers into the canopy, preventing escape.

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Disney fires 'Guardians' director James Gunn after tweets about rape, pedophilia unearthed

Disney cut ties with 'Guardians of the Galaxy" director James Gunn on Friday, shortly after Gunn apologized for old, offensive tweets that joked about rape and pedophilia.

Michael Cohen secretly taped Trump discussing payment to Playboy model

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The New York Times reports President Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen secretly recorded a conversation with Trump regarding payments made to a former Playboy model who claims to have had an affair with the president. Nathan Rousseau…

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Before accident in Branson, Missouri, duck boats had history of fatalities

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Some of the fatal incidents over the years have involved duck boat operators with the same company that operates "Ride the Ducks" in Branson.

Ohio State: More than 100 former students allege sexual abuse by ex-team doctor Richard Strauss

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More than 100 former Ohio State students have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against ex-team doctor Richard Strauss, the school said on Friday. The statement did not mention Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, who is facing allegations…

Friday, Jul 20

Immigrant children, Mega Millions, 'Mamma Mia!': 5 things you need to know Friday

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The Trump administration and the American Civil Liberties Union are due back in court, 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again,' is set for nationwide theater release, the Mega Millions jackpot will push past $400 million and more news you need to…

11 dead in Branson, Missouri, after tourist boat accident on Table Rock Lake

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Divers are on the scene with other first responders.

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: This story isn't going away

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As another summit is planned, this is just the start of news about the secret meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin; expect much more in the weeks ahead.

White House says Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Washington in the fall

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Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Washington as a follow-up to the controversial Helsinki summit, White House announces.

Thursday, Jul 19

Trump's interpreter: Should she be compelled to tell what she heard during private meeting with Putin?

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Forcing an interpreter to publicly disclose the details of a confidential conversation between world leaders would be unprecedented and perilous, experts say.

Workers are 'ghosting' interviews, blowing off work in a strong job market

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It's a good job market, so workers are 'ghosting' job interviews, skipping the first day of work and leaving positions with no notice.

Why is Trump open to letting Russia interrogate Americans, including former U.S. ambassador McFaul?

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The controversy over Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin and comments about Russian meddling in elections has now extended to include a former U.S. ambassador and a Chicago-born businessman.

President Trump struggles to contain firestorm over Putin summit

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President Donald Trump struggled Wednesday to contain the furor over his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as he gave conflicting signals about whether he believes there's any ongoing threat to American elections from Moscow.

Wednesday, Jul 18

Trump puts out fire with gasoline

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Long week? Short list. Here's a roundup of the stories you missed: Trump's damage control, doctors sue patients, diamonds everywhere and Mandela's birthday. #TheShortList

Donald Trump gives NATO new reason to be nervous: defending Montenegro

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President Donald Trump again questions NATO's mutual defense obligations, this time citing Montenegro as an example.

Doctors, hospitals sue patients who post negative comments, reviews on social media

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David Antoon's 10-year crusade against the Cleveland Clinic and his urologist is unusual for its length and intensity. Others in medical community aggressively combat negative social media posts, casting a pall over one of the few ways…

Treason may have a narrow legal definition, but it has been a common political insult

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Treason has a narrow legal definition, but it's a charge that's been thrown around since the birth of the nation. Trump is merely the latest target.

Tuesday, Jul 17

You 'wouldn't' believe Trump's response to Putin backlash

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Long week? Short list. Here's a roundup of the news you missed: The backlash against Trump intensifies, Congress investigates VA nursing homes, pancakes delivered to your door.

'A stunt': Outrage builds over MGM Resorts' decision to sue victims of Las Vegas massacre

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A lawsuit filed by MGM Resorts International, owner of the Las Vegas hotel from which Stephen Paddock fatally shot 58 people and wounded hundreds more, is drawing outrage from survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

Trump voices support for U.S. intelligence a day after fueling bipartisan outrage with Putin comments

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President Donald Trump seeks damage control a day after his much criticized news conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

President Trump blames media for criticism over Putin news conference

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"Thank you @RandPaul, you really get it!" Trump tweeted, citing a comment by the Kentucky senator that "the President has gone through a year and a half of totally partisan investigations - what’s he supposed think?”

Monday, Jul 16

European lawmakers: 'We're not on our own,' despite Trump's siding with Putin

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European lawmakers on Monday blasted President Donald Trump for failing to publicly condemn Russian President Vladimir Putin for meddling in democratic elections.

From Russia, with love (but not collusion!)

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Long week? Short list. Here's a roundup of the stories you missed: Trump and Putin hold their summit in Helsinki; Amazon Prime Day kicks off; and Elon Musk goes after a Thai cave rescuer.

The 10 strongest statements from GOP lawmakers to President Trump: Russia is not our friend

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Republican lawmakers attacked Trump for creating an equivalency between U.S. intelligence agencies and Russian President Vladimir Putin during a joint news conference.

Trump and Putin hold two-hour, closed-door meeting on trade, nuclear arms and China

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Before meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump complains about the special counsel's investigation into whether his campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 election.