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Memorial to victims of Boston Marathon bombing completed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:18am

The final pieces of the Boston Marathon bombing memorial have been laid at the site of the 2013 attack.

Apple's 'very compelling' argument against tariffs

Charles Riley, CNN Business  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:16am

President Donald Trump says that Apple CEO Tim Cook has made a "very compelling argument" that new tariffs would harm the US tech giant's ability to compete with its top rival.

Decision near on officer involved in 2014 Eric Garner death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:15am

New York City's police commissioner has scheduled a midday news conference as the city waits for his decision on whether to fire a police officer involved in the 2014 death of an unarmed black man.

All members of wolf pack killed in Washington state

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:00am

All members of a wolf pack that had been preying in cattle in Washington state have been killed.

Slain Chinese scholar's family to give $20K for help in case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:44am

The parents of slain University of Illinois visiting scholar Yingying Zhang are giving $20,000 to the people who provided information that led to the arrest and conviction of their daughter's killer.

Glider pilots practice taking off in Logan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:34am

Glider pilots from around the country congregated in Logan this week for some special training.

US extends 90 days limited reprieve on Huawei technology ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:19am

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says the U.S. will extend by 90 days the ability of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei to buy supplies from U.S. companies.

Deputies find newborn covered in ants on floorboard of van

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:12am

Police in Kentucky say a mother and grandmother were arrested when deputies discovered a 16-day-old newborn covered in ants on the floorboard of their van.

Florida man opens front door; kinkajou runs in, bites him

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:00am

Officials say a small rainforest raccoon-like creature ran into a Florida apartment and bit a man after he opened the front door to head to work.

SC elementary reopening despite toxic 'Trash Mountain' fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:35am

A South Carolina elementary is reopening for the first day of school despite a smoldering, toxic fire in a 50-foot trash pile at a nearby recycling center.

Boy Scout gets troop to help restore historic black cemetery

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:21am

A Virginia teen volunteering at the Alexandria National Cemetery three years ago noticed a rundown plot nearby where overgrown trees blocked the signed marking it as the Douglass Memorial Cemetery.

Police: Wisconsin officer attacked, fatally shoots suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:12am

Police say an officer in Caledonia, Wisconsin, fatally shot a male suspect who attacked the officer.

Jury selection begins in Florida parking lot shooting case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:02am

The manslaughter trial of a white man who is accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space is beginning in Florida.

74% of economists in survey see US recession by end of 2021

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:51am

A number of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021.

16-year-old is latest young shooting victim in St. Louis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:13am

Authorities say a 16-year-old aspiring football player has been killed and an 18-year-old wounded in a St. Louis shooting.

Omar, Tlaib to discuss Israel, Palestine travel restrictions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:11am

Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan plan to host a news conference on Monday to discuss travel restrictions to Israel and Palestine, after they were denied entry into Israel last week.

North Carolina wild horse dies after tangled in barbed wire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:06am

North Carolina's Corolla Wild Horse Fund has confirmed a young stallion became tangled in barbed wire near an Outer Banks beach and had to be euthanized.

Apology issued over ribbons showing hanged mascot

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 5:52am

A Georgia school board has apologized over ribbons distributed prior to a football scrimmage this month that showed the opposing school's mascot hanged by a noose.

DNA results reunite siblings separated most of their lives

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:29am

A brother from Texas and sister from Kentucky who were separated for most of their lives have been catching up on the past 53 years after matching DNA results online.

Kathleen Blanco: Louisiana gov brought down by Katrina dies

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:19pm

Even after Hurricane Katrina ended her political career and as cancer ate away her strength, former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco still described her life as "charmed." With strength in her faith and her family, the state's first elected female governor time and again refused to wallow in disappointment or disaster.