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Burt Reynolds, Hollywood action star with Southern-fried machismo, dies at 82

September 6, 2018 04:17 pm Updated: September 6, 2018 04:19 pm

Burt Reynolds, whose blend of Southern-fried machismo and wise-guy playfulness launched his worldwide celebrity in the 1970s, first as a freewheeling chat-show guest, then as a nude centerfold in Cosmopolitan magazine and finally as a Hollywood ac

McCain eulogized by the leaders of Congress as 'one of the bravest souls our nation has ever produced'

August 31, 2018 05:07 pm Updated: August 31, 2018 05:08 pm

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain was eulogized by the leaders of Congress as "one of the bravest souls our nation has ever produced," during a memorial service Friday in the U.S. Capitol's grand rotunda.

Trump to advance trade deal with Mexico after NAFTA talks with Canada falter

August 31, 2018 04:59 pm Updated: August 31, 2018 05:00 pm

WASHINGTON - High-stakes trade negotiations between the White House and Canadian leaders unraveled Friday, amid strains caused by lingering divisions and comments President Donald Trump made that suggested he would refuse to offer any concessions.

Salmonella-tainted chicken killed 1, sickened 17 in multi-state outbreak, CDC says

August 30, 2018 11:41 am Updated: August 30, 2018 11:41 am

One person has died and 17 others were sickened in a multistate outbreak linked to salmonella-tainted chicken, federal health officials said Wednesday. The illnesses occurred between Sept. 25, 2017, and June 4.

With Confederate name stripped, classes start at renamed Virginia high school

August 28, 2018 05:57 pm Updated: August 28, 2018 05:59 pm

A mascot was chosen and a new signs were printed. The gym floor logo, marquees and placards were stripped or replaced in recent months. Fresh band and cheerleader uniforms had arrived.

Defense Distributed founder says he's now selling 3-D printed gun blueprints online

August 28, 2018 05:54 pm Updated: August 28, 2018 05:54 pm

Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson announced during a rare media appearance Tuesday that he has begun selling 3-D printable firearms files online.