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Dozens suffer alcohol-related illnesses at Keith Urban concert

MANSFIELD, Mass. — Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend Keith Urban concert in Massachusetts.
Updated: 5 hours ago

Official: Storms destroy eastern Tennessee homes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.
Updated: 5 hours ago
U.N. Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

U.N. Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called for “an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire” in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight Monday morning.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Venice Beach lightning strike kills one, affects others

Venice Beach lightning strike kills one, affects others

LOS ANGELES — A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
Updated: 7 hours ago
LeBron deep-sixes number, will wear No. 23 for Cavs

LeBron deep-sixes number, will wear No. 23 for Cavs

LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Sinkhole damages portion of Deltona school

DELTONA — A small sinkhole that opened up inside of Deltona High School will likely keep students and teachers out of the band and chorus rooms during the first few weeks of school.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Tampa’s La Russa leads baseball Hall of Fame class

Tampa’s La Russa leads baseball Hall of Fame class

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Tampa native Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Frank Thomas choked back tears. Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech. ...
Updated: 13 hours ago

One dead after lightning hits 14 in California

LOS ANGELES – A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
Updated: 15 hours ago

VA reform deal includes Pasco center

WASHINGTON – The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans’ health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays...
Updated: 19 hours ago