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US ambassador meets atomic energy head on Iran nuclear issue

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says Washington is determined to ensure the International Atomic Energy Agency has the resources it needs for "robust verification of nuclear-related activities in … Click to Continue »

Professor resigns from science post in Trump administration

A prominent University of California, Berkeley energy professor resigned his post with the U.S. State Department on Wednesday in response to President Donald Trump’s “attacks on the core values” of … Click to Continue »

GOP group posts photo of Phoenix pro-Trump crowd. But it wasn’t pro-Trump or Phoenix.

One of President Donald Trump’s oft-repeated points is how large the crowds at his rallies are. Many of his supporters have repeated the talking point – and some of them … Click to Continue »

State senator first appointee to marijuana regulatory board

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker has named a Democratic state senator to the regulatory board that will oversee recreational and medical marijuana in Massachusetts. Sen. Jennifer Flanagan, of Leominster, is the … Click to Continue »

Man arrested in French car attack had radical beliefs

France's anti-terrorism prosecutor says that the Algerian driver who sped his car into a group of soldiers near Paris this month had radical beliefs and showed interest in the Islamic … Click to Continue »

Judge sets $500K bonds for 2 Christian sect leaders

A judge has ordered that two leaders of a New Mexico paramilitary Christian sect who are facing child sex abuse charges be held on $500,000 secured bonds. Cibola County Magistrate … Click to Continue »

NAACP wants meeting with NFL commissioner about Kaepernick

The NAACP wants a meeting with the NFL commissioner to discuss the fate of Colin Kaepernick (KAP'-ur-nihk). He's the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who refused to stand for the … Click to Continue »

Judge: Bears near US-Canada border merit endangered status

A judge has ruled a small population of grizzly bears in Montana and Idaho near the Canadian border can be considered endangered even if they are not on the brink … Click to Continue »

New North Providence police chief sworn in

North Providence has a new police chief. Mayor Charles Lombardi swore in retired State Police Maj. David Tikoian Tuesday during a ceremony at North Providence High School. Tikoian's appointment comes … Click to Continue »

Britain says top EU court could still have role after Brexit

The European Union's highest court could still carry weight in Britain after Brexit even though the country will leave its "direct jurisdiction," the U.K. government said Wednesday. Prime Minister Theresa … Click to Continue »

New Hampshire Democratic Party challenges new voter law

The head of New Hampshire's Democratic Party is challenging a new state law requiring voters who move to the state within 30 days of an election provide proof that they … Click to Continue »

Cops looking for man in dress who robbed Pennsylvania bank

Police are looking for a tall man who wore purple dress and an ivory-colored hood when he robbed a credit union in central Pennsylvania. Ferguson Township police say the man … Click to Continue »

116 new state laws set to go into effect in Nebraska

New state laws to accommodate breastfeeding students, nuns, telehealth services and the Libertarian Party will take hold on Thursday along with more than 100 other statutes approved in Nebraska this … Click to Continue »

No guarantee of residence for migrants fleeing US for Canada

Men and women with furrowed brows sat in pews alongside their children at a Montreal church as volunteers explained what to expect now that they have crossed into Canada from … Click to Continue »

Judge: Minneapolis mayor must unveil budget or explain delay

A judge has ordered Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges to either produce a full 2018 budget this week or go to court to explain why she can't. Board of Estimate and … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Phoenix officials: Officers acted appropriately

The Latest on protests during and after President Donald Trump's Phoenix rally (all times local): 7:40 a.m. Top Phoenix officials say the police department appropriately used gas and pepper spray … Click to Continue »

German returns gutter section from ancient Olympia to Greece

A chunk of a stone gutter from the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games, which was illicitly taken from Greece some 80 years ago, has been voluntarily returned by a … Click to Continue »

Putin hails dialogue between Vatican, Russia Orthodox Church

Russian President Vladimir Putin has hailed ongoing dialogue between the Vatican and the Russian Orthodox Church. Putin said at Wednesday's meeting with the Vatican secretary of state, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, … Click to Continue »

Judge wants response to alleged false grand jury testimony

A federal judge has given prosecutors until Monday to respond to allegations by attorneys for four former Wilmington Trust executives charged with bank fraud that prosecutors may have knowingly presented … Click to Continue »

The Latest: 3 face charges at UNC confederate statue protest

The Latest on protests against Confederate monuments that have occurred in the aftermath of deadly violence at a Virginia rally by white nationalists (all times local): 11:05 a.m. Three people … Click to Continue »

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