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Chinese video streaming company LeEco is breaking into the U.S. TV market by buying Vizio, a manufacturer of budget-priced sets, for $2 billion
Maricopa County Sheriff's officials say multiple dead bodies have been found inside a home in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert
A New York City police detective who works in counterterrorism also protects New Yorkers in another way: by helping corral and relocate swarms of bees that occasionally descend on the city
A prosecutor says he'll seek the death penalty against an Indianapolis man who he says killed three people in four days in May attacks inspired by the horror movie "The Purge."
A Philadelphia judge says the host committee for the Democratic convention can keep its donor list secret until September
Earlier, rumors had it that Bernie Sanders would cast the deciding vote.
Authorities say New York City bank burglars stole about $5 million in cash, diamonds, jewelry, coins and baseball cards
A Texas judge has dismissed the last remaining charge against two California anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood
Undeterred by Bernie Sanders' plea for party unity behind Hillary Clinton, several hundred Sanders supporters are holding more demonstrations on the streets of Philadelphia
Padres continue rebuilding by trading OF Melvin Upton Jr. to Blue Jays
Stocks are mostly lower in afternoon trade as investors monitor earnings from Gilead, McDonald's, Texas Instruments and other companies
Taking her place in history, Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night will become the first woman to lead a major party toward the White House
Azerbaijan's Interior Ministry says two people have died in an explosion at a defense plant
Supporters of the senator have made their voices heard during the convention, but blame DNC red tape for thwarting a Veep-pick protest.
Gov. Mike Pence is praising his successor in the Indiana governor's race, calling the new Republican nominee "a man of great integrity who loves the people of our state."
Hillary Clinton's campaign says several party luminaries will formally put forth her name as the first woman ever to win a major party's presidential nomination
The Labor Department says hundreds of Senate cafeteria workers will get back pay totaling more than $1 million because their private employers illegally underpaid them
Viewers chose cable news over broadcast for coverage of the Republican National Convention last week, with the Nielsen Top 20 claimed by eight cable programs focused on the GOP confab
One of the extremists who attacked a Normandy church has been identified as Adel Kermiche, a local youth whose parents flagged his radical behavior to authorities
Polish and French Church leaders attending a Catholic youth meeting in Poland have expressed shock over the killing of a Catholic priest in France and are calling for prayers to be the answer to this latest act of terror in Europe
Roger Federer says he will miss the rest of the tennis season to protect his surgically repaired left knee
A man has been charged with aggravated murder in the death of an Ohio college student who disappeared last week while riding her bicycle
Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam's husband is calling it quits after just six months of marriage
The Americans with Disabilities Act is 26-years-old. And today, federal contractors are showing early progress in hiring people with disabilities.
Julianne Moore, Bryan Cranston, Kerry Washington, Mark Ruffalo, Neil Patrick Harris, Lena Dunham, Shonda Rhimes, and Macklemore are among more than 100 celebrities joining a campaign to urge Americans to deny Donald Trump the White House
Voters who think presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fall flat can now choose the Cat in the Hat
Jinger Duggar has announced her engagement to former professional soccer player Jeremy Vuolo in a video promoting her new TLC reality show, "Counting On." The 22-year-old former "19 Kids and Counting" star calls Vuolo "the man of my dreams."
Six-year-old Ethan Dean is living his dream for a day: Being a garbage man
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl moving from its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals
Beyonce and Adele are the top nominees at the MTV Video Music Awards, where their music videos will compete with Kanye West's controversial "Famous" for video of the year
Fiat Chrysler says it overstated U.S. new car sales for multiple months since the start of 2011
Indiana Republican leaders have chosen Gov. Mike Pence's preferred successor to replace him on the November ballot
Federal investigators say the driver who was killed when his Tesla sedan crashed while in self-driving mode was speeding just before hitting the side of a tractor-trailer
Donald Trump and President Obama have disagreed about the seriousness of the problem.
At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have so far been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal
The party splits over Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders portend a political earthquake.
The world's rowing federation has rejected 22 of the 28 rowers that Russia entered into the Olympics
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck says he's entering training camp 100 percent healthy
House Speaker Paul Ryan vigorously defended the role of NATO and the importance of the United States leading the creation of free-trade agreements on Tuesday, breaking from positions taken by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump
The man who built the Nederlander Organization into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes nine Broadway houses has died
A truck carrying salmon to a cannery in Alaska's capital city rolled Monday, spilling fish across most of the highway's lanes and backing up traffic for an hour and a half
2 suicide bombers strike in Somalia's capital, killing 13 near UN office, AU base
The plan tackles wait times, mental health and job services.
Two attackers slit the throat of an 85-year-old priest celebrating Mass in a French church, killing him and gravely injuring one of the few worshippers present before being shot to death by police
McDonald's has reported disappointing sales growth in the United States as it works to turn around its business and win back customers
Authorities are evacuating nomadic reindeer herders and quarantining a Siberian region after an outbreak of anthrax killed more than 1,000 of their animals
Democrats are betting a story of hope will win in November, and Michelle Obama was the perfect messenger for it.
Verizon says employee strike and other items hurt its net income in the 2nd quarter. Its revenue fell short of estimates
Star return specialist Devin Hester released by Falcons before opening of training camp
Lupita Nyong'o, Justin Timberlake, Denzel Washington and Emma Stone are just a few of the stars with films headed to the Toronto International Film Festival this year
The Obama administration is expanding an effort to allow some Central American families to come to the United States as refugees.
Malawi man arrested after saying families paid him to have sex with young girls
Whatever controversy is raging in the Olympic world there's one constant: Usain Bolt's bravado and self-confidence
Fiat Chrysler says it will sink $1.5 billion into a suburban Detroit factory as it retools plants to make more trucks and SUVs and stops producing small and midsize cars
Sixty-one speeches, zero note of ISIS.
Turkey's polarized factions should learn from their mistakes and overcome their antagonism, the main opposition leader said Tuesday, reflecting fragile efforts to reconcile in a shaken country after the July 15 attempted coup.
A Russian presidential spokesman has accused U.S. politicians of being paranoid after Democrat Hillary Clinton's campaign blamed Russia for an email hack and suggested the goal was to help Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race
The Democratic nominee in former House Speaker John Boehner's Ohio district has withdrawn from the November election, leaving a clear field for now for recently elected GOP U.S. Rep Warren Davidson to win a full term
Wildlife groups say Dr. Luc Hoffmann, a Swiss ornithologist and naturalist with a passion for wetlands who helped create the World Wildlife Fund for Nature and many other conservation groups, has died at 93.
A Connecticut man condemned to die for killing a woman and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion has been resentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole because the state abolished the death penalty
A federal judge in San Francisco has granted preliminary approval to a $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal.
If we held the 1787 Constitutional Convention today, who and what would matter most?
Activists say Syrian government forces are calling on opposition fighters in Aleppo to drop their weapons and surrender to authorities as they capture new ground on the northwestern edge of the city
The downtown Miami Police Department headquarters was evacuated because of a suspicious package that investigators quickly found contained no explosives
The country has been plagued by multiple attacks, some linked to ISIS, in recent weeks.
When Pope Francis arrives in Poland this week for World Youth Day, he will encounter a nation still deeply committed to its conservative Catholic traditions.
The killing of 19 people at a home for the mentally disabled raised questions about whether Japan's reputation as one of the safest countries in the world is creating a false sense of security
Two Canadian airline pilots charged with being drunk as they prepared to fly a passenger jet on a trans-Atlantic route have been bailed on condition they surrender their passports
Turkey's economy minister says the country is ready to resume work on a building a gas pipeline from Russia, a project that was suspended amid tensions between the two countries
Israel is successfully expanding its global network at a time of strained U.S.-Israeli relations over Palestine.
The White House says the world is facing a "revolution" of the cyber threat and is issuing a color-coded response plan for the federal government to use after major cyberattacks
Willie Nelson is launching a new music festival this fall, where Neil Young and Sheryl Crow will take the stage
Solar Impulse 2 lands in Abu Dhabi, more than year after takeoff in first round-the-world flight powered by solar energy
US sales of new homes rose 3.5 percent in June to best level since February 2008, a sign of broader economic strength
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German officials are vowing tighter security and tougher controls of asylum-seekers in the aftermath of a string of four attacks in the country in the span of a week that left ten victims dead and dozens wounded
A Russian presidential spokesman on Tuesday accused U.S. politicians of being paranoid after they blamed Russia for a hack of Democratic National Committee emails and said the country is backing Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential race
Bill Clinton's 10th consecutive convention speech may require one of the toughest balancing acts of his career: Separating his wife's legacy from his own
Police raided a den of suspected Islamic militants in Bangladesh's capital, killing nine men and seizing explosives, revolvers and black flags, police said
Black people are twice as likely to be pulled over as whites — and three times more likely to experience the use of force afterward.
The tech giant and the UK government are partnering on aerial drone delivery tests.
Obama's Kenyan half-brother says he supports Donald Trump, says Clinton 'not honest'
Officials say a man has shot dead a doctor before killing himself at a Berlin hospital
This is the newest controversy in the leaks scandal that is roiling the Democratic Party during its convention.
A woman who said she was raped by two Oregon State football players and two other men in 1998 has shared her story with the Baylor football team
Archaeologists have found the location of a long-sought Spanish fort on the South Carolina coast near Beaufort
The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize
Anheuser-Busch InBev increased its cash offer for SABMiller to 45 pounds per share after pressure from investors who had seen the value of the bid drop as the pound declined following Britain's vote to leave the European Union
Survey: American consumers' confidence in economy remains steady
Authorities say a 62-year-old man playing "Pokemon Go" at night in the woods behind his New York home became stuck in waist-deep mud and had to be rescued
Romania's president approves a plan for the country's antiquated and notoriously slow railway system to be modernized and integrated into the European rail network
Flour produced at a Missouri plant has so far caused more than 40 people to get sick.
A suspect who shot and wounded a Los Angeles police officer during a running gunbattle was himself shot and died at the scene, authorities said Tuesday
Donald Trump is complaining about hot air at a Virginia hotel, and the hotel is pushing back.
North Korea warned the United States Tuesday that it will pay a 'terrifying price' if the Korean peninsula sinks into deeper tensions.
Stephanie White clutches a stack of photos as images of her slain son air on television news accounts of a deadly nightclub shooting in Florida
An official who oversees institutions for the mentally disabled says 112 patients not hurt in the attack at the Yamayuri-en facility near Tokyo still were emotionally shaken
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is looking to support financially the development of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline, which plans to bring oil across the Balkans and on to Italy
Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann says the bomber who injured 15 people and killed himself at a music festival had enough material in his room to build "at least another bomb."
Pope Francis condemned Tuesday's attack.