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Cindy weakens into tropical depression but is still threat to Gulf Coast
Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall Thursday in southwestern Louisiana, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds to the already soaked US Gulf Coast. ... More >>

Storm brings heavy rain and powerful winds
Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall in southwestern Louisiana, bringing heavy rain and powerful winds to the already soaked US Gulf Coast. ... More >>

Gulf Coast hit by second tropical storm in hurricane season
Tropical Storm Cindy is just the second tropical storm to form in the Atlantic since the hurricane season officially began. ... More >>

2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Fast Facts
Here is a look at the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. ... More >>

Track the storm
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Two deaths reported in California amid scorching heat wave
The record-breaking heat roasting the West has killed at least two people. ... More >>

Bill Cosby jury voted 10-2 to convict, juror tells ABC
Ten of the 12 jurors in Bill Cosby's assault trial voted to convict the comedian on two counts of aggravated indecent assault, but the case was declared a mistrial because two people on the panel continued to hold out, a juror told ABC News. ... More >>

FBI investigating officer's stabbing at Flint airport as terrorism
A Canadian man yelled "Allahu akbar" before he allegedly stabbed a police officer at the Flint, Michigan, airport in what the FBI is investigating as a terrorist act, officials said. ... More >>

Girl to mom: 'I don't want you to get shooted'
The 4-year-old girl tried to calm her distraught mother, Diamond Reynolds, as both of them cried in the back of a police car. ... More >>

Warmbier's hometown prepares for funeral
After more than a year detained in North Korea, Otto Warmbier returned to the United States in a coma last week, only to die six days after his arrival. ... More >>

Manson family member up for parole
Patricia Krenwinkel, a Charles Manson follower convicted in the Manson family murder spree and the longest-serving female inmate in the California prison system, will be up for parole consideration on Thursday. ... More >>

Teens have sex, most use contraception
American teens' sex habits and contraceptive use haven't changed much over the past decade, according to a new report from the National Survey of Family Growth, which is administered by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ... More >>

10 realistic NBA draft night trades
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Working from home is really having a moment
Home is where the heart is. But the office can be wherever the worker is. ... More >>

Guy takes stand against office shorts policy, and men rejoice
Unless you are a professional basketball player or a postal worker, shorts for dudes are usually not in the office dress code. But what about the rest of the working malekind, whose poor legs are doomed to be imprisoned in pants during the long, sweaty summer months? Shouldn't they, too, be able to... More >>

'Next Gretzky' is NHL's MVP
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Petition calls for Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame
Dennis Rodman's role as self-appointed goodwill ambassador to North Korea is not earning him rave reviews. ... More >>

Seminole chief to help tribes grow legal weed
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Intel chiefs say Trump suggested refuting Russia collusion
Two of the nation's top intelligence officials told Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team and Senate investigators, in separate meetings last week, that President Donald Trump suggested they say publicly there was no collusion between his campaign and the Russians, according to multiple sources. ... More >>

Senate finally unveils secret health care bill
The closely guarded health care bill written entirely behind closed doors will finally become public on Thursday in a do-or-die moment for the Republican Party's winding efforts to repeal Obamacare. ... More >>

Rep.: Suspend Kushner's security clearance
President Donald Trump's son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner should "absolutely" have his security clearance suspended, Rep. Mike Quigley told CNN's Wolf Blitzer in an interview Wednesday afternoon. ... More >>

Artisan ice cream: Candied bacon or milkshake and fries?
Natasha Case's artisan ice cream cookies can be found in over 5,000 stores in every U.S. state, including Whole Foods Market, Target and Safeway. ... More >>

Bank dividends are near all-time highs
President Trump has condemned the Dodd-Frank rules placed on Wall Street as a "disaster" that have prevented banks from lending money to cash-starved businesses. ... More >>

Clooney is selling his tequila brand for up to $1B
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Davidson County high school student rescues drowning deer
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Man accused in fatal drunk-driving crash
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Trinity College to reopen today
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MTA cop accused of hitting pedestrian
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Young children attacked by loose dog
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