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Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers gener...
Updated: 53 mins ago
Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site

Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near crash site

DONETSK, Ukraine — International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area near the zone had been mine...
Updated: 57 mins ago
NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

CHICAGO — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Broken water main floods UCLA; people rescued

Broken water main floods UCLA; people rescued

LOS ANGELES – A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of campus in water, inc...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Shells hit U.N. school in Gaza, kill 15

Shells hit U.N. school in Gaza, kill 15

JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip — Several Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school used as shelter for refugees in the Gaza war early on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 90, a Palestinian health official and a...
Updated: 2 hours ago

Orlando baby survives being left in hot minivan

ORLANDO — A 2-month old baby is recovering after being left for about an hour inside a hot minivan parked outside a doctor’s office in Orlando.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory’s only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians de...
Updated: 10 hours ago
Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats

PARIS — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in Navy Seal defamation case

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million Tuesday in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author who claimed to have punched out Ventura at a bar for bad-mouthing the Na...
Updated: 12 hours ago
Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia

ATLANTA – The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia.
Updated: 12 hours ago