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APNewsBreak: US takes step to require asylum-seekers’ DNA

3rd ID mourns soldiers killed, injured in training accident at Fort Stewart

  Firefighter falls off roof while battling flames

Nickelodeon theme park opening this week

UK just opened its first Chick-fil-A days ago; It’ll close in 6 months

  Hard Rock Hotel crane crumbles to ground after delayed explosion; full demolition is next

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Baby shot four times while riding in car in Philadelphia

Michigan authorities condemn home after more than 100 animals found at property

Trump scraps plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort

  Kurds evacuate Syrian town in 1st pullout of cease-fire

  Caught up in Trump impeachment, US diplomats fight back

  Tulsi Gabbard elevated in Iowa by Clinton spat

Possible gas explosion in Pa. spreads to at least 10 homes

A house and a neighboring home were engulfed by fire, but the flames were quickly spread to nearby homes on the block.

Italian experts defuse WWII bomb in northern city

The news agency ANSA said the bomb was defused during a three-hour operation Sunday morning after 4,000 people were evacuated.

Most parents steal from their kids’ Halloween candy, survey says

The results are spooky!

  US troops in Syria going to Iraq, not home as Trump claims

Esper, who arrived in the Afghan capital on Sunday, did not rule out the idea that U.S. forces would conduct counterterrorism missions from Iraq into Syria. But he told reporters traveling with him that those details will be worked out over time.

Schumer calls for federal probe of contaminated baby food

  GRAPHIC: Girl, 9, mauled by 3 dogs from Okla. animal rescue while riding bike

  Man ‘partially paralyzed’ after takedown by Md. officer during traffic stop

  Man charged after shooting teen who broke into his car in Missouri

  Altuve’s HR in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees

  Football coach loses legs, a hand and fingers – but not his positivity

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

Cosmic Crisp is the first apple ever bred in Washington state, which grows the majority of the United States' apples. It's expected to be a game changer.

  Video shows emotional moments after Oregon high school football coach disarms student

The encounter from May takes place on a security video released Friday by the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office.

Turkey wants Syrian forces to leave border areas, aide says

Under an agreement made by the U.S. and Turkey, a cease-fire has been in place since Friday evening to last for five days, during which Kurdish fighters are supposed to pull back from border areas.

  Nestor heads into Georgia after tornadoes damage Florida

Nestor raced across Georgia as a post-tropical cyclone late Saturday, hours after the former tropical storm spawned a tornado that damaged homes and a school in central Florida while sparing areas of the Florida Panhandle devastated one year earlier by Hurricane Michael.

UK’s Johnson asks for Brexit delay, but argues against it

Prime Minister Boris Johnson grudgingly asked the European Union late Saturday to delay Brexit after the British Parliament postponed a decision on whether to back his divorce deal.

Florida men accused of poaching thousands of turtles as part of wildlife trafficking ring

Two suspects allegedly gathered thousands of turtles from the wild in Florida, many of which were sent to Asia to be sold as pets.

Woman drives van through schoolyard filled with children

A woman may be facing additional charges after driving her van through a school field during an event on Friday afternoon.

Democratic voters concentrate on candidates, not impeachment

The impeachment inquiry is so ingrained in the 2020 campaign that there's little point in Democratic candidates for president bringing it up.

Clothing co. gets attention with Times Square billboard of hog-tied Trump

The billboard featuring a model binding a Trump look-alike with red, white and blue rope while stomping on his face, was put up as part of an advertising campaign by Dhvani, a Portland-based clothing company.

  Woman falls through hole in New York City sidewalk

New York City firefighters had to rescue a woman from a five feet deep hole in Manhattan on Friday.

  Police: Man hides in Ga. Costco overnight, steals nearly $14K in jewelry

Deputies said the man hid behind a large display sign for nearly five hours, then waited for the store to clear out and close.

Trump taps Perry deputy to replace him at Energy Department

Dan Brouillette worked as an assistant energy secretary under George W. Bush and a Louisiana state energy regulator.

Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in US, Canada

Sanofi joined other drugmakers that have recently recalled their versions of the popular heartburn and ulcer drug.

Messages from former Boeing test pilot reveal Max concerns

A former senior Boeing test pilot told a co-worker that he unknowingly misled safety regulators about problems with a flight-control system that would later be implicated in two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max.

38 people cited for violations in Clinton email probe

The State Department has completed its internal investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of private email and found violations by 38 people, some of whom may face disciplinary action.

Crime Stoppers: Thief dressed like Walmart employee stole cart full of items

Shoals Area Crime Stoppers need your help finding this alleged thief.

Kellogg’s brings mascots together to support LGBTQ anti-bullying campaign

In partnership with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), Kellogg’s created the “All Together Cereal” in support of the organization’s anti-bullying initiatives.

  Family reflects on WWII soldier finally recognized in iconic Iwo Jima photo

Now more than 70 years later, the US Marine Corps says one man in the picture, Corporal Harold P. Keller, is actually from Brooklyn, Iowa, instead of another soldier.

  Family fights to keep flagpole in yard to honor late son

Leslie and Dave Kendra installed the flagpole in tribute to Clayton Parks, who was killed in a shooting spree in the Chicago suburb of Aurora in February.

  Students walk out to protest firing of security guard over racial slur

School district officials say they have zero tolerance for employees who use racial slurs.

  School district cancels classroom Halloween celebrations

Officials said it was a decision based on safety and concerns about being inclusive.

Three young siblings wait for life-saving bone marrow transplant

Their parents learned they are carriers for a rare blood disorder and all three of their children have it.

Samsung urges some Galaxy and Note users to remove screen protectors due to security risk

The company said if you unlock your phone by fingerprint, it may not be as protected as you hope.

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder for asbestos contamination

The asbestos was found in a single bottle purchased from an online retailer, a press release from the company said.

  GRAPHIC: Video shows man throw woman’s body in dumpster; police capture suspect

Police in Colorado say they took a suspect in custody after a woman’s body was found in a dumpster.

Stay the night in Barbie’s Dreamhouse for $60

Click to take a virtual tour of the real-life Dreamhouse.

  First all-female spacewalking team makes history

The world's first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid.

  A gusty Northeast cleans up after storm for the record books

A record-breaking autumn storm plunged hundreds of thousands of people into the dark, toppled trees, canceled schools and delayed trains in the Northeast, while persistent winds Thursday hampered efforts to clean up and restore power.

Syria cease-fire off to rocky start amid reports of fighting

Some fighters have vowed not to withdraw, calling the accord an "insult to Kurdish dignity" and tantamount to a surrender arranged by the U.S., the former ally that abandoned them to the Turkish assault.

  Video: Woman in Argentina falls onto tracks; train misses her by inches

A woman in Argentina fell onto the train tracks after a man apparently passed out and pushed her.

  San Diego woman living in van gives up all 300 of her rats

A woman living in a van in San Diego with her pet rats has agreed to give them up — all 300 of them.

Federal watchdog group proposes banning inclined baby sleepers

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday proposed banning the sales of sleepers with a more than 10-degree incline.

  Naked Florida man steals American flag from yacht, police say

Police in Florida are searching for a man who pulled off a bold and bizarre crime in the buff.

Hurricane Center: Tropical storm likely along Gulf Coast

Moving off the eastern coast of Mexico, the low pressure system was likely to develop into a tropical or subtropical system before Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

  White House: Ukraine aid held up in part over election probe

The admission from acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney undercut the president's position that there was no quid pro quo during Trump's phone call with the Ukraine president that sparked the House investigation.

  US envoy says Giuliani was given role on Ukraine policy by Trump

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union told House impeachment investigators Thursday that President Donald Trump instructed him and other envoys to work with his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, on Ukraine policy and that he was "disappointed" by the directive.

  Chicago teachers strike, say issue simple: ‘It’s the kids’

The strike follows months of negotiations between the union and Chicago Public Schools that failed to resolve disputes over pay and benefits, class size and teacher preparation time.

Plan to close notorious Rikers jail complex by 2026 approved

New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to close the notorious Rikers Island jail complex, which has become synonymous with violence and neglect, and replace it with four smaller jails intended to be more modern and humane.

  US picks Trump resort for G-7; critics call choice ‘brazen’

The idea of holding the G-7 summit at Trump's resort has been criticized by government ethics watchdogs.

  Stray pit bulls kill California couple’s miniature horses

A California man says he walked outside his home and found his horses being attacked by two stray pit bulls. Now those horses are dead and authorities are looking for the dogs who did it.

Michael Jordan opens first of 2 medical clinics in Charlotte

An emotional Michael Jordan unveiled the first of two medical clinics he and his family funded in Charlotte, North Carolina that will provide care to underprivileged members of the community.

  10-year-old girl dies of apparent suicide; police investigate rumors she was bullied

Police are investigating the apparent suicide of a 10-year-old girl in Santa Ana, California, and reports that she may have been bullied.

  Energy Secretary Perry says he is resigning by year’s end

Perry, 69, a former Texas governor, has been energy secretary since March 2017, making him one of the longest-serving members of Trump's Cabinet, which has seen huge turnover.

2 plead not guilty to conspiring with Giuliani associates

David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin are among four men charged with using straw donors to make illegal contributions to politicians they thought could help their political and business interests, including committees supporting President Donald Trump and other Republicans.

  Video shows day care worker hit child in the face

The child's mother says he was scared to tell her what happened at first.

The ‘nones’ have it: Share of Americans with no religious affiliation growing

The Pew Research Center says 65% of American adults now describe themselves as Christian, down from 77% in 2009.

  Special delivery: Identical twin babies are delivered by identical twin nurses at Georgia hospital

By chance, the twin nurses Tori Howard and Tara Drinkard got to help deliver twins Addison and Emma Williams.

Weather Service says winter will be warmer for many, wetter in the North

Expect big swings in weather this winter, government forecasters say.

  US hails Turkish cease-fire; Kurds must vacate border area

The U.S. and Turkey agreed Thursday to a five-day cease-fire in the Turks' attacks on Kurdish fighters in northern Syria to allow the Kurds to withdraw to roughly 20 miles away from the Turkish border.

  Boris Johnson gets EU Brexit deal; next hurdle is Parliament

With the ink barely dry on the proposal and Johnson still happily backslapping EU leaders at a summit in Brussels, a chorus of British party leaders said they would vote against the deal.

Who wore it best? Dogs model famous celebrity looks

Click through these photos for some Halloween inspiration with your pup.

Toxic chemicals found in 95 percent of tested baby foods, study finds

In the study, 168 baby foods from major manufacturers were tested, and 95 percent contained lead, 73 percent contained arsenic, 75 percent contained cadmium and 32 percent contained mercury.

‘Click to Pray eRosary’: The Vatican’s new phone app

The device made of black agate and hematite rosary beads and a “smart cross.”

  ‘I’m a prophet, not a serial killer’: Florida murder suspect says God told him to do it

He said he killed three people because God told him to do it.

Police warn Honda drivers that thieves are stealing airbags

They say the thieves are smashing windows and ripping out the airbags.

  Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

Cummings was a formidable orator who passionately advocated for the poor in his black-majority district, which encompasses a large portion of Baltimore as well as more well-to-do suburbs.

  Caught on camera: Trooper saves Utah man from oncoming train with seconds to spare

An unknown medical event caused the driver to fall unconscious and drift off the interstate, leaving his car stuck on the train tracks.

  Bobcat sneaks into school, gets locked in office

Things got a little wild when this uninvited guest showed up.