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Police: Officers killed armed man in north…

Police in Minneapolis say officers shot and killed a man who was firing a handgun as he walked down a city street

Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd…

In the wake of some of the nation's deadliest and most high-profile mass shootings, corporate America has been taking unprecedented steps to try to curtail sales of firearms

This Mosquito-Borne Virus Was Found In A Human…

The virus was discovered in the 1960s.

US imported more seafood in 2017 than any prior…

Federal data say the United States imported more seafood last year than at any point in its history, and the nation's trade deficit in the sector is growing

New Florida law reignites beach access fight in…

A new Florida law is set to reignite a fight over beach access in a Florida Panhandle county known for its pristine, sugar-white sand and rolling dunes _ right in time for the July 4th holiday

Transgender rights battle returning to North…

A largely quiet legal battle over the law that replaced North Carolina's "bathroom bill" has could return to the spotlight with new court hearings

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South Carolina Congressional Candidate Seriously…

A car driving the wrong direction on the highway crashed into the car Katie Arrington was riding in.

2 officers injured, suspect dead in San Diego firefight

Authorities say a man opened fire on police and firefighters at a San Diego condominium, wounding two officers before being found dead in the aftermath of a two-hour confrontation

Receipt Inside McDonald's Bag Brought Down…

Kyle Willett, then a detective on the Louisville Metro Police's drug task force, got some food at a McDonald's drive-thru before heading back to work one day back in 2016—and it was the receipt from that fast food stop that led to his downfall, the Courier-Journal reports. While still...

Restaurant That Booted Sanders Closes the Next…

The little Red Hen restaurant in rural Virginia found itself squarely in the middle of a big Beltway brouhaha after Sarah Huckabee Sanders was turned away on Friday night, and now the owner gives the Washington Post the backstory. Stephanie Wilkinson was home when her chef called around 8pm to...

Crying Migrant Girl On Time Cover Wasn't…

The photo was taken by Getty Images photographer John Moore. He never said the girl was separated from her mother.

Danger of rip currents evident already off Carolinas' coasts

In a month where 25 people were pulled from the water in one day off the Carolinas' coasts, rescuers are emphasizing the need for both visitors and residents to be aware of the dangers of rip currents

Judge declares mistrial in trial of ex-deputy's…

A Texas judge has declared a mistrial in the trial of a former deputy's husband charged in the death of a man he and his wife confronted outside a restaurant

Florida attorney general confronted at Mr. Rogers…

Protesters confronted Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi at a showing of a documentary about children's TV host Fred Rogers, and they questioned her stands on immigration and health care

Pittsburgh Protests Continue After Police Shoot…

Police say an officer opened fire when Antwon Rose attempted to run away during a traffic stop.

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Report: Officer left university job after case…

A Pennsylvania police officer who fired the shots that killed a teenager fleeing a traffic stop left his previous job with a university police force after prosecutors dropped a case against three men he'd filed charges against

Arkansas to evaluate river sinkhole where kayaker…

Arkansas has hired a consultant to evaluate a stretch of river where a kayaker was dragged to his death when a rare sinkhole created a whirlpool

Oklahoma veteran given $15,000 in lawn equipment…

A veteran in Oklahoma whose life and business were disrupted when his lawn equipment was stolen no longer needs to face acres of grass using a push mower

Up For Debate: Is Western Democracy Threatening…

Newsy partners with Intelligence Squared U.S. to restore critical thinking. In this debate: Is western democracy threatening suicide?

Supermarket Bans Black Man for Questioning Its Policy

A Maine man says he's pursuing legal action after an unpleasant encounter that smacks of racism, the Hill reports. Rory Ferreira, 26, says he wasn't surprised to be carded Tuesday when buying wine at a Shaw's store in Saco, Maine—but got suspicious when his wife was carded too. "I...

Dick Leitsch, gay activist who led 'sip-in,' dies…

A pioneering gay activist who led a 1966 "sip-in" at a New York City bar has died at the age of 83. Dick Leitsch (LIGHTSH) died Friday at a hospice in Manhattan

US House candidate who beat Sanford seriously…

A South Carolina lawmaker who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford in his re-election bid has been seriously injured in a car wreck

#MeToo Movement: What About The Boys?

"The Day Ahead" explores the idea of toxic masculinity. With no movement in equal size to that of women, the boys are getting left behind.

The State With the Most Psychopaths

Surprise, surprise: The place home to the most psychopaths in the US is Washington, DC. By far. That's according to new research out of Southern Methodist University. The survey doesn't count actual diagnoses but extrapolates from earlier research on the distribution of the "big five" personality traits (extraversion, neuroticism, agreeableness,...

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Dunkin' Donuts Pulls Sign That Ignited Tweetstorm

Media attention and Twitter rage have apparently inspired Dunkin' Donuts to remove a sign from a Baltimore location, the Baltimore Sun reports. Posted at the West 41st Street location, the sign urged customers to report on workers who yell in foreign languages. "If you hear any of our staff SHOUTING...

Latino leaders question Census head over…

Latino elected officials from around the nation questioned the head of the U.S. Census Bureau in Phoenix on Saturday over the proposed addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 survey, which they strongly oppose

How The Rainbow Flag Became A June Staple

"The Day Ahead" takes a look at how the signature rainbow pride flag originated and how bright colors were once used as covert communication.