Panel: Soap, sleep essential to migrant kids' safety
The U.S. government appeal contended detained immigrant children might not require soap during shorter stints in custody.
Scientists confirm July set new global heat record
Meteorologists say July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880.
Cops: Man dies after eating contest at baseball game
A man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday.
Police: Philadelphia gunman in custody after standoff
The shooting began around 4:30 p.m. as officers went to a home in a north Philadelphia neighborhood to serve a narcotics warrant.
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1600: Stop helping us, some industries tell Trump
U.S. businesses often find deregulation delightful, but some industries worry that Trump is taking it to extremes.
Shelby Lyman, chess master and columnist, dies
A celebrated chess master, Shelby Lyman started his chess column at Newsday and narrated the 1972 World Chess Championship.
Is the U.S. economy nearing a recession?
Financial markets are flashing a key warning sign of a recession, and the global economy is weakening as the U.S.-China trade war intensifies.
King defends abortion ban with no rape exception
DES MOINES, Iowa — U.S. Rep. Steve King on Wednesday defended his call for a ban on all abortions by ...
Cuomo: NY to focus on domestic terrorists
"I'm going to do a proposal for a law in the state of New York that basically redefines domestic terrorism," the governor said.