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Fay becomes post-tropical cyclone over eastern New York

Jul 11, 2020

A tropical storm that brought heavy rain to mid-Atlantic states and southern New England has been downgraded for a second time Saturday morning

Army: Independent probe coming after Fort Hood soldier death

Jul 11, 2020

U.S. Army officials say they will begin an independent review of the command climate at Fort Hood following calls for a more thorough investigation into the killing of a soldier from the Texas base

National Hurricane Center downgrades Fay to a tropical depression

Jul 11, 2020

National Hurricane Center downgrades Fay to a tropical depression

Today in History

Jul 10, 2020

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 11, the 193rd day of 2020. There are 173 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 11, 1804, Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded former Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton …

Tropical Storm Fay weakens after New Jersey landfall

Jul 10, 2020

Tropical Storm Fay is weakening after making landfall in New Jersey on Friday amid heavy, lashing rain that closed beaches and flooded shore town streets

UN fails for 2nd time to agree on Syria aid from Turkey

Jul 10, 2020

A divided U.N. Security Council has failed for a second time to agree on extending humanitarian aid deliveries to Syria’s mainly rebel-held northwest from Turkey as the current U.N. mandate was ending, leaving nearly 3 million people at risk of losi…

Trump undercuts health experts — again — in schools debate

Jul 10, 2020

President Donald Trump is ramping up his attacks on his government’s top health professionals as he pushes the country to move past the coronavirus

Chief: Video shows man killed by Detroit police fired first

Jul 10, 2020

Video released by Detroit police show a young man appearing to shoot at an officer at close range on Friday before fellow officers  opened fire, killing the suspect

California couple agrees to guilty pleas in college scam

Jul 10, 2020

A California couple has agreed to plead guilty to paying $250,000 to get their daughter into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit

3 deputies shot in deadly attack released from hospital

Jul 10, 2020

Three Northern California sheriff’s deputies wounded in a deadly confrontation with a shotgun-wielding man have been released from the hospital

Fed buys more corporate bonds but may soon end purchases

Jul 10, 2020

The Federal Reserve says it purchased $1.3 billion in corporate bonds in late June as part of its effort to keep U.S. interest rates low and ensure large companies can borrow by selling bonds

Prosecutor: Marshals acted lawfully in Black man's death

Jul 10, 2020

The top prosecutor in Memphis, Tennessee, says members of a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force who fatally shot a 20-year-old Black man after he pointed a rifle at them will not be charged in his killing

Police: Gunman shoots 2 officers in Texas, 1 hit in holster

Jul 10, 2020

Authorities say two law enforcement officers were shot when a suspect in his sister's death fired on them in North Texas

Protester: Man pulls gun on anniversary of flag’s removal

Jul 10, 2020

Competing groups gathered in front of South Carolina’s capitol building to mark the five-year anniversary of the removal of the Confederate battle flag from Statehouse grounds

Amazon's homeless shelter faces crisis, criticism

Jul 10, 2020

This tension over what big businesses owe to their communities continues.