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Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said a private company responsible for maintaining the Ponte Morandi Bridge did not do its job and was responsible for the collapse.
Aug. 15, 2018
The White House backtracked this week on claims that President Trump has overseen more job gains among African-Americans than his predecessor, Barack Obama.
Aug. 15, 2018
Climate change is causing more severe flooding around the country, and a disproportionate number of Native American communities are on the front lines.
Aug. 15, 2018
The Trump campaign says former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman broke a nondisclosure agreement. But an employment lawyer says, "She's going to be able to continue with what she's doing."
Aug. 15, 2018
For the first time, a transgender candidate won a major party nomination for governor. Plus, a possible new chapter in the #MeToo era; education as a major theme; and high Democratic turnout.
Aug. 15, 2018
History, legal issues and doctrine all contribute to the continuing failure of Catholic authorities to recognize and respond more effectively to sexual abuse scandals.
Aug. 15, 2018
Eleven children found during a police raid in Taos County are in protective custody. A toddler's body was discovered on the premises. Prosecutors say the child was a compound member's disabled son.
Aug. 15, 2018
The VA West Los Angeles Medical Center was supposed to be a home for old and disabled soldiers. After decades, it's being transformed into a community for at least 1,200 chronically homeless veterans.
Aug. 15, 2018
The president's Supreme Court pick meets Wednesday with Democratic Sens. Joe Donnelly and Heidi Heitkamp, who are both up for re-election in red states while under intense pressure from activists.
Aug. 15, 2018
In his maiden speech, newly minted Sen. Fraser Anning of the far-right Katter's Australian Party called for a revival of long-rescinded racially based immigration policies.
Aug. 15, 2018
Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority says all homes without power from the devastating hurricane now have electricity. Other reports say some residents are still waiting.
Aug. 14, 2018
Superintendent Chris Fiedler expects the district will save about $1 million in transportation costs, teaching salaries and districtwide utilities.
Aug. 14, 2018
Hallquist is the first openly transgender candidate in the U.S. to win a major party's nomination for governor. Primaries were also decided Tuesday in Connecticut, Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Aug. 14, 2018
Kobach led incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer by 345 votes, with provisional ballots still being counted. Democrats hope his controversial positions on immigration and voter fraud will give them an opening.
Aug. 14, 2018
President Wallace Loh admitted at a news conference on Tuesday that the school's athletic training staff "misdiagnosed" Jordan McNair's collapse and that their failures led to his death.
Aug. 14, 2018

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