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Trump wildlife protection board defends trophy hunting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Big-game hunters tapped by the Trump administration to help rewrite federal rules for importing the heads and hides of African elephants and lions as trophies defended the practice Friday, arguing that threatened and endangere More...

Bridge collapse puts spotlight on rapid building technique

As the 950-ton concrete bridge section was swung into place over a highway last weekend, Florida International University officials were beaming with pride. More...

Abortion, free speech collide in Supreme Court dispute

GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Informed Choices is what its president describes as a “life-affirming” pregnancy center on the edge of downtown Gilroy in northern California.  More...

Vietnam commemorates 50th anniversary of My Lai massacre

MY LAI, Vietnam (AP) — With talk of peace and cooperation rather than hatred, more than a thousand people marked the 50th anniversary Friday of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, the most notorious episode in modern U.S. military history.  More...

Vatican convicts ex-Guam archbishop accused of abuse

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Friday removed the suspended Guam archbishop from office and ordered him not to return to the Pacific island after convicting him of some charges in a sex abuse trial.  More...

Pentagon: No survivors in helicopter crash in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — All seven service members aboard a U.S. More...

Senators want CIA to lift veil on nominee’s black site past

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gina Haspel’s long spy career is so shrouded in mystery that senators want documents declassified so they can decide if her role at a CIA black site should prevent her from directing the agency. More...

Renowned pediatrician Dr. T. Berry Brazelton dies at age 99

CHICAGO (AP) — Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, one of the world’s most well-known pediatricians and child development experts whose work helped explain what makes kids tick, has died at age 99. More...

Congress demands Pentagon, DOJ investigate child sex assault

Congress reacted Thursday to an Associated Press investigation into sexual assault among children on U.S. military bases by demanding the Defense and Justice departments explain how they will solve the problem.  More...

Putin urges high voter turnout ahead of Russian election

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has urged Russians to cast ballots in Sunday’s election, which he is certain to win, saying that the vote will shape the country’s future.  Putin said in a televised address Friday that &l More...

In Syria, at least 100 killed in attacks as more people flee

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes in Syria killed more than 100 people on Friday as civilians, weary and many of them wounded, fled besieged areas for the second straight day. More...

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