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Debt ceiling deal: What's in, what's out of the bill to avert US default

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'He's home': Missing 73 years, Medal of Honor recipient's remains return to Georgia

An American soldier awarded the Medal of Honor after he went missing in battle during the Korean War was buried on Memorial Day near his hometown in Georgia More »


Biden on Memorial Day lauds generations of fallen US troops who 'dared all and gave all'

President Joe Biden says in a Memorial Day address Americans “must never forget" the price paid by troops who “dared all and gave all” to protect their democracy More »


As rising oceans threaten NYC, study documents another risk: The city is sinking

New York City is sinking under the weight of its skyscrapers, homes, pavement and humanity itself More »


Russia issues arrest warrant for Lindsey Graham over Ukraine comments

Russia’s Interior Ministry has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham following his comments related to the fighting in Ukraine More »


Exclusive secrets of the National Spelling Bee: Picking the words to identify a champion

The word list for the Scripps National Spelling Bee is crafted by a panel of 21 people, including five former Scripps champions More »


Police fire tear gas and protestors burn vehicles near home of Senegal's main opposition leader

Police fired tear gas and demonstrators burned cars on Monday near the home of Senegal’s main opposition leader, as tensions rise in the capital days before a court verdict is expected More »


No fatalities reported in Iowa as officials plan to demolish partially collapsed building

Officials in Iowa are making plans to demolish a six-story apartment building a day after it partially collapsed, injuring at least one person and displacing countless residents and businesses More »


Japan PM's son to resign after public outrage over private party at official residence

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says his son is resigning as his policy secretary to take responsibility for using the prime minister’s official residence for a private party at which the merrymaking was exposed in magazine photos that triggered public outrage More »


Pay per wave: Native Hawaiians divided over artificial surf lagoon in the birthplace of surfing

A prominent Hawaiian waterman wants to build another Hawaii wave pool facility using the latest technology to simulate the ideal conditions top-notch surfers need to stay competitive More »


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