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Trump cancels costly military parade; may fete veterans in Paris

August 17, 2018 01:20 pm Updated: August 17, 2018 01:21 pm

President Donald Trump canceled his plans for a military parade in Washington this Veteran's Day, accusing the capital city's government of giving him a "ridiculously high" cost figure, and said he may travel to a different celebration in Paris in

Manafort jury begins second day of deliberations

August 17, 2018 01:11 pm Updated: August 17, 2018 01:11 pm

Jurors in the trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort began their second day of deliberations Friday morning, a day after sending the judge questions about legal points raised by the defense.

EpiPen shortage raises alarm for parents as kids head back to school

August 16, 2018 05:56 pm Updated: August 16, 2018 05:57 pm

Jim Davis, a parent of an 8-year-old daughter who has a peanut allergy, was startled to learn that his Walgreens pharmacy did not have a single EpiPen available for her and wouldn't have them in stock until well after school began.

'It is taking people out': More than 70 people overdose on K2 in a single day in New Haven

August 16, 2018 05:31 pm Updated: August 16, 2018 05:32 pm

Hour after hour, people kept dropping. Sirens blared throughout the afternoon. There were so many overdoses - people passed out, vomiting, convulsing - that emergency workers could hardly sprint fast enough to keep up.

Worker dies after falling into vat at plant that recycles food waste from Disney World

August 16, 2018 05:00 pm Updated: August 16, 2018 05:01 pm

A man died early Wednesday after falling into a vat of oil and grease at a plant near Walt Disney World that recycles the resort's food waste, authorities said.

Omarosa releases secret recording of $15,000-a-month job offer from Lara Trump

August 16, 2018 04:58 pm Updated: August 16, 2018 04:58 pm

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman released a secret recording Thursday in a bid to bolster her contention that she was offered a $15,000-a-month contract from President Donald Trump's campaign to stay silent after being fired from h

'The kids are my life,' a dad said of his missing family. Then he was charged with killing them.

August 16, 2018 04:52 pm Updated: August 16, 2018 04:52 pm

A day after his pregnant wife and two daughters vanished, Christopher Watts stood in his front yard and faced the parade of news cameras with uniform solemnity.

Aretha Franklin, music's 'Queen of Soul,' dies at 76

August 16, 2018 02:53 pm Updated: August 16, 2018 02:55 pm

Aretha Franklin, whose exceptionally expressive singing about joy and pain and faith and liberation earned the Detroit diva a permanent and undisputed title - the "Queen of Soul" - died Aug. 16 at her home in Detroit. She was 76.

Amazon in running to acquire Landmark movie chain

August 16, 2018 02:52 pm Updated: August 16, 2018 02:52 pm Inc. is in the running to acquire Landmark Theaters, a move that would vault the e-commerce giant into the brick-and-mortar cinema industry, according to people familiar with the situation.

Pai testifies on Capitol Hill after agency was found to have misled public about cyberattack

August 16, 2018 02:50 pm Updated: August 16, 2018 02:50 pm

WASHINGTON - FCC Chairman Ajit Pai told a Senate committee Thursday that he relied on the agency's chief information officer in claiming that the FCC had suffered a cyberattack last year after people experienced difficulties filing online comments