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Jones' Darlington win gives Joe Gibbs 4 chances at a title

DARLINGTON - Joe Gibbs has had the hottest hand in NASCAR this season. Now, after Erik Jones' gritty, overnight victory at Darlington Raceway, the championship owner has four aces ready to contend for another title. Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and … more

Walmart to stop selling handgun ammunition

NEW YORK - Walmart says it will discontinue the sale of handgun ammunition and also publicly request that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in stores even where state laws allow it. The announcement comes just days after a mass … more

Hurricane levels parts of Bahamas

FREEPORT, Bahamas - Relief officials reported scenes of utter ruin Tuesday in parts of the Bahamas and rushed to deal with an unfolding humanitarian crisis in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, the most powerful storm on record to hit the islands. At … more

Florida's fate could be a matter of a few miles

For Florida, just a handful of miles may make a huge difference in Hurricane Dorian's slow dance with the coast. The National Hurricane Center forecasts Dorian to be 40 to 50 miles off the Florida coast today and Wednesday, with hurricane-force … more

Texas gunman was fired from job, called FBI before shooting

ODESSA, Texas (AP) — The gunman in a spate of violence after a routine traffic stop in West Texas had just been fired from his job and called both police and the FBI before the shooting began, … more

4 die, 29 missing in California dive boat fire; crew jumped

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — An unexplained inferno raged through a dive boat anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least four people dead and more than two … more

Hurricane Dorian triggers massive flooding across Bahamas

FREEPORT, Bahamas — Hurricane Dorian hovered over the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with a fearsome Category 4 assault that shredded roofs, hurled cars and forced even rescue crews … more

Planting bulbs this fall? Protect them

With autumn about to begin, you're probably thinking about the shorter, colder days of winter rather than the beauty of spring flowers blooming from bulb planting. If you want to enjoy tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and other beautiful blooms next … more

Hurricane Dorian might skirt the coast of Florida

MIAMI - Hurricane Dorian powered toward Florida with increasing fury Friday, menacing its eastern coast with a potentially devastating direct hit but giving indications it might deliver just a glancing blow as it marches up the … more

Security researchers: Websites infected iPhones with spyware

Suspected nation-state hackers used malware-laden websites to infect iPhones with spyware in what security researchers are calling the worst general security failure yet affecting the Apple devices. Announced late Thursday by Google researchers, … more

Mexico's new drug war may be worse than old one

COATZACOALCOS, Mexico (AP) - Mexico's drug war appears to be back - and it may be worse this time around than in the bloody years of the government's 2006-12 offensive against drug cartels. Back then, the worst of the violence was confined to a … more

AI-powered cameras new tool against mass shootings

Paul Hildreth peered at a display of dozens of images from security cameras surveying his Atlanta school district and settled on one showing a woman in a bright yellow shirt walking a hallway. A mouse click instructed the artificial … more

Farmers' loyalty to Trump tested over new corn-ethanol rules

LACONA, Iowa - When President Donald Trump levied tariffs on China that scrambled global markets, farmer Randy Miller was willing to absorb the financial hit. Even as the soybeans in his fields about an hour south of Des Moines became less valuable, … more

Forensic scientists take on humanitarian roles

The word "forensic" is typically associated with crimes and legal disputes. Forensic medicine, for example, applies medical knowledge to establish the causes of injury or death.But … more

U.S. proposing easing rules on climate-changing oil emissions

WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed revoking Obama-era regulations on climate-changing methane leaks from many oil facilities, a move that environmental groups said was meant to renounce the agency's overall legal … more

Surgeon general: 'This ain't your mother's marijuana'

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use. Health and Human … more

Atmospheric battle will determine where Hurricane Dorian hits

It's a battle of mammoth meteorological forces, and at stake is where Hurricane Dorian strikes the United States. Four days before the system is expected to come ashore, Dorian could hit practically anywhere in Florida because the weather forces … more

Florida braces for Hurricane Dorian

MIAMI - Florida residents picked the shelves clean of bottled water and lined up at gas stations Thursday as an increasingly menacing-looking Hurricane Dorian threatened to broadside the state over Labor Day weekend. Leaving mercifully little … more

As troops prepare to leave Afghanistan, will aid end?

JEBUL SIRAJ, Afghanistan - The children will inherit any peace that comes to Afghanistan, if only they can live to see it. Whimpering and badly malnourished, they are among the most vulnerable in a country that remains one of the poorest in the … more

OxyContin maker negotiating settlement worth a reported $12B

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Purdue Pharma and the thousands of state and local governments suing the maker of OxyContin over the nation's deadly opioid crisis are negotiating a $10 billion to $12 billion settlement under which the Sackler family would give up … more
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