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FAA chief upbeat about prospects for Boeing 737 Max's return

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - After an all-day meeting with global aviation regulators, the chief of the Federal Aviation Administration sounded more upbeat than ever about prospects for clearing the troubled Boeing 737 Max to fly again. Aviation … more

Queen honors D-Day veterans at moving ceremony

PORTSMOUTH, England - Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump gathered Wednesday on the south coast of England to honor the troops who risked and sacrificed their lives 75 years ago on D-Day, a bloody but … more

Masked gunman, who opened fire on Dallas courthouse, fatally shot

DALLAS (AP) — A masked gunman opened fire Monday on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers, witnesses and authorities … more

Know how retirement legislation impacts you

Americans generally do not have enough saved for retirement and Congress is considering a number of measures to address that. There are a few retirement-related bills of note making their way through Congress. One in particular, the Secure Act, … more

Huawei says U.S. sanctions will cost it billions in revenue

SHENZHEN, China - Huawei's founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant's revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast during the next two years, as he compared the company to a "badly damaged plane" as a result of U.S. government … more

Columbine focuses on healing as questions loom after manhunt

LITTLETON, Colo. - A Colorado community changed forever by the attack that killed 13 people at Columbine High School moved ahead Thursday with ceremonies marking the anniversary of the tragedy while awaiting more details on what led a Florida teen … more

Clashes rock Venezuela as leader Guaid urges an opposition uprising

CARACAS, Venezuela - Opposition leader Juan Guaid took a bold step to revive his movement to seize power in Venezuela, taking to the streets Tuesday to call for a military uprising that drew quick support from the Trump administration but also … more

FBI rejects teen's claim to be long-missing boy

CINCINNATI (AP) — A young man's claim to be an Illinois boy who disappeared under tragic circumstances eight years ago was disproved by DNA tests and pronounced a hoax Thursday, dashing hopes that … more

Promise of marijuana leads scientists on search for evidence

SEATTLE (AP) - Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little scientific backing. At least 1.4 million … more

Central Florida cities among fastest growing in U.S.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - When it came to population growth last year, cities in central Florida grew by stadiums. Metro Orlando grew by 60,000 residents last year, almost as large as the number of people who can fit into the city's Camping World … more

1 more reason for weight gain: Sleeping with the TV, other lights on

CHICAGO - Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, provocative but preliminary U.S. research suggests. The National Institutes of Health study published … more

Bite could be 2nd N.C. shark attack in 2 weeks

OCEAN ISLE, N.C. (AP) - A teen says he was bitten by a shark while surfing off the southern coast of North Carolina. WSOC reported 19-year-old Austin Reed is expected to be fine after receiving what officials have described as a "marine bite" in … more

Poll: Asteroid watch is more urgent than making trip to Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows. The poll by The … more

Probation for man who sent powder to Trump sons and Sabato Jr.

BOSTON (AP) - A Massachusetts man who sent threatening letters filled with white powder to President Donald Trump's sons, Antonio Sabato Jr., Sen. Debbie Stabenow and a law professor was sentenced Friday in federal court to five years of … more

Parents who tortured children get life after hearing from victims

LOS ANGELES - A California couple who inflicted years of torture and abuse on 12 of their 13 children and were only discovered when one of their daughters fled their home and pleaded for help to a 911 operator were sentenced to life in prison … more

N. Korea's Kim meets China's Xi, awaits U.S. actions

BEIJING - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, meeting in Pyongyang with Chinese President Xi Jinping, said Thursday that his country is waiting for a desired response in stalled nuclear talks with the United States. "North Korea would like to remain … more

Trump issues order that appears to target China's Huawei

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday to help protect the United States against foreign adversaries that are taking advantage of technological vulnerabilities … more

Hunt begins for the cause of huge South American blackout

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The lights were back on Monday across Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after a huge blackout that affected tens of millions of people, but authorities remained in the dark about the cause of the grid collapse and continued … more

China to regulate all fentanyl drugs as controlled substance

BEIJING (AP) - China said Monday it would begin regulating all fentanyl-related drugs as a class of controlled substances, in a change U.S. officials had long advocated as a way to stem the flow of lethal opioids from China. The sweeping change … more

Federal legalization of hemp creates quandary for police

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs, a compound in hemp that many see as a health aid. But now, just a few … more
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