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Weapons seized at Portland right-wing rally, counterprotests

Police seized weapons such as bear spray and shields as right-wing groups and counterprotesters gathered in downtown Portland, Oregon, on Saturday.

  New York City subway scare suspect taken into police custody

Welsh town to install anti-sex toilets

  Owner of ‘Heist Jewelry’ hit with sledgehammer, still fights off robbers

Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over NKorea weapons tests

Heather Locklear pleads no contest to fighting with deputies

Florida neighborhood overrun by vultures

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  Fugitive hid in solar-powered bunker in woods for years, Wis. police say

Crews reopen Denali park road; stranded tourists leave

Study: 8 in 10 people have cried at work

  Hundreds arrive to honor El Paso victim after public invited

  Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79

FOX 8 journalist Nancy Parker killed in New Orleans East plane crash

Nancy Parker, a journalist at FOX 8 for 23 years, was killed in a small plane crash in New Orleans East on Friday afternoon.

  Man auctioning comic book collection to pay for cancer treatment

Robert Letscher spent most of his life collecting comic books. Now he’s selling off his prized possessions to cover growing medical costs.

Claims: Migrant children molested in US-funded foster care

The foster care programs are aimed at providing migrant children with care while authorities work to connect them with parents, relatives or other sponsors. But instead the boy told a counselor he was repeatedly sexually molested by other boys in the foster home.

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls major airports

A CBP spokeswoman said the systems were running again by early evening on the East Coast.

  Helicopter pilot becomes 1st female Marine to pilot F-35 jet

  S. Dakota woman thought she had kidney stones, but gave birth to triplets

  Police seek to question man in NYC rice cooker bomb scare

Court: US can reject asylum along parts of Mexico border

  Caught in the act: Raccoon gets trapped while raiding Florida high school vending machine

  James Bond’s Aston Martin goes for $6 million at auction

Nearly half of Americans don’t change underwear daily, study says

According to the survey, 45 percent of Americans said they have worn the same pair of undies for two days or longer. About 13 percent said they had worn the same pair for a week or more.

  Lawsuit filed in Legionnaires’ outbreak at Atlanta hotel cites negligence

There have been 12 lab-confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease, including one person who died, and 63 probable cases, according to Georgia health officials.

Upcoming Netflix animated series to feature Elvis as secret agent

Netflix announced a new animated series based on Elvis called Agent King.

  Rep. Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions

Israel's interior minister says he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds.

  ‘You ugly!’ note gets airport security worker fired

A traveler at an airport says an airport security employee called him ugly. Security video shows Neal Strassner walking through the security check in July when the woman hands him a note.

UK judge sentences ‘Friends’ Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail

Abdulah Husseni's image became famous after Blackpool police published surveillance-camera footage of a man carrying a carton of cans from a restaurant in Blackpool. Social media users noted a strong similarity to Schwimmer's character Ross Geller on "Friends."

  Accused Walmart killer faces judge from hospital bed

Abram appeared via video arraignment Friday morning from his hospital bed.

  Body cam video: Calif. police officers save choking child

Dramatic body cam video released by police in Culver City, California, shows two officers racing into an apartment last month to save a boy who was choking.

El Paso police seek identity of hero in Walmart attack

El Paso police are searching for a man who helped save lives in the Walmart mass shooting.

  Pennsylvania couple accused of faking birth, death of baby

A young couple in Pennsylvania faces criminal charges after police say they faked a pregnancy, birth and death of a child in exchange for gifts and money.

AP sources: Trump has talked about buying Greenland for US

Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S.

Coroner: Dayton gunman had drugs in system during firefight

The gunman in Dayton who killed nine people had cocaine, an antidepressant and alcohol in his system during the mass shooting, and was cut down by a barrage of at least two dozen police bullets that penetrated gaps in his body armor, a coroner said Thursday.

US makes new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed 13 new warnings that would appear on all cigarettes, including images of cancerous neck tumors, diseased lungs and feet with amputated toes.

N. Korea fires more projectiles, rules out talks with South

South Korea's military said North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea Friday to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pressuring Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear diplomacy.

Armed Florida woman suddenly dies after hitting person with bat, biting child’s finger

Investigators say Kaynesha Rhodes held two people at gunpoint, hit one with a baseball bat and bit off part of a child’s finger.

  Massive cliff falls very close to kayak tour in Michigan

A group of kayakers on a tour got a wake-up call when a massive section of cliff fell into Lake Superior about 50 feet away from them.

  Migraine medicine could lead to life-threatening infection; recall announced

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Thursday, August 15 that a medication used to treat migraines was being pulled from shelves because continued use could lead to serious, life threatening infections.

  Colorado Springs PD releases body-cam footage of shooting that killed De’Von Bailey

Colorado Springs police have released the body-camera footage of a controversial officer-involved shooting that left a teenager dead.

Doctors suspect vaping behind dozens of lung illnesses in US

As many as 50 people in at least six states have come down with breathing illnesses that may be linked to e-cigarettes or other vaping products.

  Earnhardt Jr. takes weekend off after plane crash

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take the weekend off from broadcasting to be with his wife and daughter after the three were in a plane crash landing Thursday near Bristol Motor Speedway.

  Vacationing Americans want internet more than air conditioning, survey says

Air conditioning has provided a standard of comfort for decades, but respondents claim they would rather have online access than a non-sweat-inducing room temperature.

  Panel rules soap, sleep essential to migrant kids’ safety

A panel of judges on Thursday dismissed an appeal by the U.S. government that contended detained immigrant children might not require soap during shorter stints in custody under a longstanding settlement agreement.

  Man with special needs gets a new home and first ever birthday party

A 30-year-old man with special needs gets first birthday party after coming into the care of his former teacher.

House subpoenas Lewandowski, ex-Trump aide in Trump probe

The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and a former White House aide as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office.

  Taco the dog helped save his owner’s life after he fell from a flood wall

Taco waited on the wall overnight, watching over her owner who fell 15 feet below to the floodplain.

John Hickenlooper ends 2020 presidential bid

The two-term former Colorado governor, who ran as a moderate warning of the perils of extreme partisanship, struggled with fundraising and low polling numbers.

  9-year-old girl shot to death when suspect shot into wrong Dallas apartment, police said

Dallas Police said on Wednesday around 5:30 p.m., they arrived to find a 9-year-old girl with a gunshot wound.

  Scientists confirm July set new global heat record

The results had been expected after several European countries reported new all-time temperature records in July. Scientists say the upward trend will likely continue because of man-made climate change.

  6 police shot in standoff that ‘could have been far worse’

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross expressed amazement that the standoff, which began Wednesday when officers attempted to serve a warrant, ended with no one dead.

  Israel bans entry to outspoken US congresswomen

With a push from President Donald Trump, Israel on Thursday barred two Muslim-American congresswomen from entering the country for a visit, an extraordinary step bringing the longtime U.S. ally into Trump's domestic fight against political rivals at home.

Judge: Georgia must scrap outdated voting machines after 2019

A federal lawsuit filed by election integrity advocates and individual Georgia voters argues that the paperless touchscreen voting machines Georgia has used since 2002 are unsecure, vulnerable to hacking and can't be audited. They have been seeking statewide use of hand-marked paper ballots.

  Cards brighten birthday for young man nicknamed Sunshine

The simplest gestures often mean the most. It's a lesson learned from the birthday wish of a young man in Sabetha who doesn't let Down Syndrome keep him from being a bright spot.

  Rep. Steve King says rapes, incest helped populate the world

"What if we went back through all the family trees and just pulled those people out that were products of rape and incest? Would there be any population of the world left if we did that?" King asked, according to video of the event.

Indiana cemetery objects to John Dillinger exhumation plans

The Indianapolis Star reports Crown Hill Cemetery said in a statement Wednesday that it objects to the exhumation in part because it's concerned "the complex and commercial nature of this exhumation could cause disruption to the peaceful tranquility of the Cemetery."

Pilot hailed as hero after bird strike disables Russian jet

The airline said in a statement that the pilot shut down the engines to avoid fire as the plane landed with its fuel tanks fully loaded.

  Epstein’s injuries consistent with suicide by hanging or strangulation, WaPo reports

Those familiar with the autopsy told the newspaper the broken bones included the hyoid bone, which is near the Adam’s apple.

  Serial rapist in decade-old cases caught through DNA match, Fla. authorities say

When several backlogged rape kits were tested, the DNA came back as a familial match to the suspect’s brother.

  Teen hospitalized after getting sucked into Texas water park drain

The sheriff's office hopes to better secure the grate the 14-year-old lifted before falling into the drain.

  Mother sues after 12-year-old son’s bully left him with brain damage, she says

The lawsuit alleges the middle school and the organization that runs it failed to protect the 12-year-old.

New Mexico man accused of force-feeding meth to his cat

Police say a veterinarian who examined the cat says he showed signs of neurological deficits.

  Police release video of Yankees GM being stopped at gunpoint

Cashman later praised police for their professionalism during the encounter, which happened on Aug. 9 as police responded to a report of a man with a gun inside a Jeep.

Thousands attend El Paso memorial for shooting victims

Leaders from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border gathered in El Paso Wednesday night to memorialize the 22 people killed this month when a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in the Texas border city.

Amazon will donate unsold merchandise instead of trashing it

The company said it will start donating the items that did not sell or that have been returned.

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users’ audio clips

The practice was, until recently, common in the tech industry. Companies say the practice helps improve their services. But users aren't typically aware that humans and not just computers are reviewing audio.

FAA bans recalled Macbook Pros from flights

Apple issued a limited recall for the laptops in June because they contained batteries that could overheat.

  Long-term exposure to air pollution is like smoking a pack a day, study finds

The study spanned 10 years and is considered one of the largest of its kind. Researchers looked at more than 7,000 adults in six metropolitan areas in the U.S.

Ford recalls 108K cars; seat belts may not hold in a crash

Ford is recalling over 108,000 midsize cars in North America to fix a problem that could stop the seat belts from holding people in a crash.

  Epstein accuser sues as questions swirl about his death

Surveillance video reviewed after the 66-year-old financier's suspected suicide over the weekend shows guards never made some of the checks noted in the log, according to a person familiar with the investigation.

  A teacher’s summer job: Selling water on the street

Warren Grannis can pocket $90 a day if he makes his goal of selling two cases of water.

  Dayton shooter’s friend who bought body armor to remain in jail

Authorities said there's no indication Ethan Kollie knew his friend was planning a mass shooting, but they did accuse him of lying on a federal firearms form while buying a pistol not used in the shooting.

  New study shows vaping linked to marijuana use in young people

Nicotine changes how people respond to and crave addictive substances.

Illinois becomes first state to require insurance companies to cover EpiPens for kids

EpiPens can cost families about $600 per injector.

  ‘Chrisley Knows Best’ couple plead not guilty to tax evasion charges

Reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley pleaded not guilty Wednesday to tax evasion and other federal charges.

  The bond market smells recession as global stress rises

It's the first time that has happened since the Great Recession and it can be a sign that investors have lost faith in the soundness of the U.S. economy.

Spouse of Texas mass shooting victim welcomes all to funeral

A man whose 63-year-old wife was among the Texas mass shooting victims says he has no other family and welcomes anyone wanting to attend her services in El Paso.

  Heavy social media use may hurt teens’ mental health, study says

The study suggests social media use may harm the mental health of teenagers by increasing their exposure to bullying.

  Man dies after competing in California taco-eating contest

Authorities say a man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game

Florida man jailed for threatening neighbors with nunchucks, bug spray

Larry Adams is charged with aggravated assault and battery with a deadly weapon.