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A federal judge approved prosecutors' motion to end a trial of FedEx in San Francisco, but didn't specify a reason. A grand jury indicted the shipping company in 2014. The trial started Monday.
June 17, 2016
The former CEO of Countrywide Financial was investigated for alleged misconduct in the run-up to the financial crisis and mortgage debacle.
June 17, 2016
Normally, a presumptive presidential nominee doesn't address the gathered convention delegates until he or she is actually nominated. Trump is considering ways to change all that.
June 17, 2016
Dr. Joshua Corsa says his shoes are a reminder that "after the worst of humanity reared its evil head, I saw the best of humanity ... come fighting right back."
June 17, 2016
Disney installs signs warning of the danger posed by the reptilian predators days after a 2-year-old boy was drowned by an alligator.
June 17, 2016
The attack at a Florida nightclub played out for more than three dramatic hours. Survivors, doctors and law enforcement officials recap the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
June 17, 2016
In November, the California cities of Oakland and San Francisco are expected to take up the issue of taxing sugary sodas. And voters in Boulder, Colo., may see a ballot initiative, too.
June 17, 2016
A judge in Oregon has allowed 52-year-old Jamie Shupe, a retired Army tank mechanic, to identify as "non-binary" instead of male or female. It's widely believed to be the first such case in the U.S.
June 17, 2016
Rep. Gwen Moore's bill won't likely go anywhere in the GOP-controlled House, but it seems more designed to troll Republicans, anyway.
June 17, 2016
Politics has always been a rough game. But even by the old standards, Donald Trump's campaign is breaking new ground. Crude language is the norm, including from the candidate himself.
June 17, 2016
The attack on Pulse made this Nigerian LGBT activist remember a time when he saw Orlando in his everyday life.
June 17, 2016
A judge is considering whether a suit filed by family members of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims can proceed. The plaintiffs argue that the rifle should not have been sold to civilians.
June 17, 2016
Reinhold Hanning, a former death camp guard, told victims, "I am sorry," and said he has been silent all his life about his role as part of the Nazi killing machine from 1942 to 1944.
June 17, 2016
Guanabara Bay will host the Olympic sailing competition in August. But it's so heavily polluted, it threatens the livelihoods of those who depend on its waters.
June 17, 2016
For many of us, food can serve as a way to explore our heritage. But what happens when you grow up in a family with a different ethnic, racial or cultural background than your own? Share your story.
June 17, 2016
She was abducted at age 11 by Joseph Kony's rebels and forced to bear his children. It took Evelyn Amony years to recover. Now she works to help other women caught up in conflict.
June 17, 2016
The Armslist website, and others like it, are coming under increased scrutiny by law enforcement, gun control advocates and researchers as debate over access to these kinds of weapons heats up.
June 17, 2016
Part of what makes a wine-growing region special may be its microbes. A study finds that the collection of bacteria and fungi on pressed grapes can help predict the flavor profile of a finished wine.
June 17, 2016
Republicans have long charged the agency gave conservative groups applying for nonprofit status extra scrutiny. Now, the agency has finally released a list showing those claims were justified.
June 17, 2016
Beijing's intellectual property authorities have ruled that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus too closely resemble a smartphone by the Chinese company Shenzhen Baili.
June 17, 2016

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