An unidentified man looks at a truck that was crushed by a falling tree in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. This Florida panhandle community was hit by a wave of severe weather Wednesday morning as Tropical Storm Cindy churns throug

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast.

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Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, speaks during a news conference.

Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

An American college student who emerged from prison in North Korea in a coma has severe brain damage, but doctors do not know what caused it, a medical team treating him in Ohio said Thursday.

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, left, smiles as his husband Michael Shiosaki motions while briefly answering a question at a news conference at City Hall Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Seattle.

Accuser of Seattle mayor wants to drop sex abuse lawsuit

A man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of sexually abusing him when he was a teenager has asked a court to dismiss the lawsuit he filed against the mayor.

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In this undated underwater image provided by NOAA, a fish swims past a circular skylight collapsed inside the officer's quarters in the stern of the shipwreck USCG Cutter McCulloch. Researchers discovered the remains of a San Francisco-based U.S. Coast Gu

Military ship that sank century ago won't be pulled from sea

A U.S. Coast Guard ship that first set out to sea during the Spanish-American War and sank off the coast of Southern California 100 years ago won't be moved anytime soon, officials said Tuesday.

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A bystander is kicked by police officers, as he lies on the ground near flames, following an automobile chase that ended in a fiery crash in Jersey City, N.J.

4 suspended after police kicked burning bystander

Four Jersey City police officers, including a lieutenant with 24 years' experience, have been suspended indefinitely in the wake of an auto chase and fiery crash in which a video showed police kicking and dragging a bystander, the city's mayor announced Monday.

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In this 1944 photo released by the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Air Corps Lt. Robert Eugene Oxford poses for an official portrait.

WWII veteran's remains return home after missing 73 years

More than 70 years ago, a U.S. Army bomber plane dubbed "Hot as Hell" was headed for India on a supply mission.

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer points to a members of the media as he answers questions during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington.

Does Trump believe in climate change or not? Aides won't say

Does he or doesn't he? Believe in climate change, that is.

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President Donald Trump.

Trump gives cell number to world leaders; is it secure?

President Donald Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly, an unusual invitation that breaks diplomatic protocol and is raising concerns about the security and secrecy of the U.S. commander in chief's communications.

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Facebook CEO and Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg, left, is presented with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by Vice President and Secretary of Harvard University Marc Goodheart, right, during Harvard University commencement exercises, Thursday, May 25, 20

Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose'

Facebook's CEO returned to Harvard Thursday, telling graduates that it is up to their generation to create a purpose for today's world, to care about others, to fight inequality and strengthen the global community.

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Judy O'Connor pushes her son, MBA graduate Marty O'Connor during commencement at Chapman University in Orange, Calif.

Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

"I'm a geek. I love being in school," - Judy O'Connor

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Notre Dame graduates walk out of Notre Dame Stadium in protest as Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the 2017 commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in South Bend, Ind.

Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement

Dozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out Sunday as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame's commencement ceremony.

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President Donald Trump listens during a ceremony to mark the opening of the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh.

Trump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rights

As President Donald Trump opened his keynote address in Saudi Arabia, he lavished praise on the "magnificent" kingdom and "the grandeur of this remarkable place."

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Investigators look under a smashed car that sits on the corner of Broadway and 45th Street in New York's Times Square after ploughing through a crowd of pedestrians at lunchtime on Thursday, May 18, 2017. Police do not suspect a link to terrorism and the

Car mows down Times Square pedestrians for blocks, killing 1

A man who appeared to be intoxicated steered his car onto a sidewalk running through the heart of Times Square on Thursday and mowed down pedestrians for three blocks, killing a teenager and injuring 22 others, before he was tackled by bystanders, authorities said.

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Then-incoming FBI Director James Comey talks with outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller before Comey was officially sworn in at the Justice Department in Washington.

Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russia and Donald Trump's campaign during the 2016 presidential election.

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National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster leaves following a briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

Trump talk with Russians 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says

The White House on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials as "wholly appropriate," as officials tried to beat back criticism from fellow Republicans and concerns from international allies.

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Former FBI Director James Comey leaves his home in McLean, Va., Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Comey may get chance to publicly defend name against Trump

James Comey cut an unorthodox path as FBI director, time and again compelled by what he described as strongly held convictions to speak with unusual candor and eloquence about the bureau's work.

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President Donald Trump speaks to military mothers in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 12, 2017, during Mother's Day celebration.

Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted FBI director

Raging against a political firestorm, President Donald Trump on Friday shot a sharp warning at his ousted FBI director about possible "tapes" of their disputed private conversations, raising the provocative possibility that recording devices have been installed in the White House.

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Former FBI Director James Comey walks at his home in McLean, Va., Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Trump asserts Comey told him he's not under investigation

President Donald Trump asserted in his extraordinary letter firing James Comey that the ousted FBI director told him three times he's not under investigation, a questionable claim that if true would be a startling breach of protocol.

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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama and FBI Director James Comey participate in the installation ceremony for Comey as FBI director, at FBI Headquarters in Washington. President Donald Trump abruptly fired Comey on May 9, 2017,

Trump abruptly axes FBI's Comey in midst of Russia probe

President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, dramatically ousting the nation's top law enforcement official in the midst of an FBI investigation into whether Trump's campaign had ties to Russia's meddling in the election that sent him to the White House.

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FILE - In this March 27, 2013, file photo the Bank of America Building, center, also known as the Superman building, stands among other buildings in downtown Providence, R.I. A $54 million lawsuit over Rhode Island’s tallest building has been settled just

$54 million fight over Superman Building settles in court

A $54 million lawsuit over Rhode Island's tallest building, called the Superman Building, has been settled just before a trial was scheduled to begin in federal court.

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Puerto Rico resident Michelle Flandez caresses her two-month-old son, Inti Perez, diagnosed with microcephaly linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.

Zika birth defects in US territories similar to other places

A report released Thursday shows Zika had about the same impact on birth defects in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories as it did in other places hit by the epidemic.

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