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Carlson sued Fox News chief Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. In a statement Tuesday, Fox said Carlson "had not been treated with the respect and dignity that she and all our colleagues deserve."
Sept. 6, 2016
The sandstone pedestal in Cape Kiwanda was fenced off, but visitors often slipped past to take photos. A video shows people pushing on the rock. There's a shout of "Got 'em!" as the formation falls.
Sept. 6, 2016
The Army Corps stood by the way they permitted the pipeline, but they said they were OK with a short pause while a federal court weighed the issue.
Sept. 6, 2016
Two months after former Fox & Friends co-host Gretchen Carlson accused Fox News' then-chairman Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, the network agrees to a payment, and an apology.
Sept. 6, 2016
The White House has been critical of Rodrigo Duterte for the killing of thousands of suspected drug dealers since he took office. A planned meeting between the two leaders was canceled.
Sept. 6, 2016
The Texas Prison Museum displays wooden guns that look real, shanks made from spoons and a chess set carved from soap. The item that gets the most attention? An electric chair nicknamed Old Sparky.
Sept. 6, 2016
Marine reservist Jason Brezler warned comrades in Afghanistan about a dirty Afghan cop. No one took heed and three Marines died. Now Brezler is facing a possible discharge from the Corps.
Sept. 6, 2016
The political activist's fierce opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment is widely credited with its failure to be ratified. Schlafly long championed conservative causes and founded the Eagle Forum.
Sept. 5, 2016
What began in 1989 with an abduction ended tragically Saturday, with the identification of Wetterling's remains. The case grabbed headlines and helped lead to a national sex offender registry.
Sept. 5, 2016
There might be snakes and hyenas to scare off with a stick. And a swollen creek to cross.
Sept. 5, 2016
Dabney Montgomery served as a ground crewman with the Tuskegee Airman in Italy in World War II. He joined the civil rights movement when he came home, and protected King during the march from Selma.
Sept. 5, 2016
This fall, five states may legalize marijuana for recreational use. The change means parents and kids talk about marijuana in a whole new light.
Sept. 5, 2016
"Syria: Always Beautiful," declares the video, which shows swimmers on sandy beaches and jet skis on blue waters. Not pictured, mentioned or acknowledged: the bloody civil war in the country.
Sept. 5, 2016
Scientists knew that lizards, which bask in the sun for warmth, are vulnerable to climate change. A new study suggests the hazards are more complicated, and possibly worse, than previously believed.
Sept. 5, 2016
North Korean karaoke videos in the background, decent food and a free copy of the works of Kim Il Sung: a dispatch from inside one of Pyongyang's currency-making outposts.
Sept. 5, 2016
The lander was the first to ever set down on a comet — but couldn't get enough sunlight to recharge its batteries, and went into hibernation. New images show Philae stuck in a crack.
Sept. 5, 2016
The ice cream beverage with the quirky name is a Rhode Island staple. It's just coffee syrup, ice cream and milk. Despite its popularity, the origins of the drink – and its name – remain a mystery.
Sept. 5, 2016
The blast struck near the Defense Ministry in the Afghan capital. Reporter Jennifer Glasse says that, according to witnesses, the second explosion targeted those aiding victims of the first.
Sept. 5, 2016
The dressing, a mix of ketchup, mayo and some other stuff, is the subject of rival origin stories. One features a romantic billionaire, the other a Hollywood actress and a humble fishing guide.
Sept. 5, 2016
The president met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in China. On Monday, Obama said their negotiations over the war in Syria were unsuccessful.
Sept. 5, 2016

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