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Gulf Coast braces for a possible tropical storm

A weather disturbance moving toward the Southern United States with heavy rain and wind is expected to become a tropical storm Friday as it...

Louisiana could become the first state without an abortion clinic next year

Louisiana could become the first state not to have legal abortion access since the procedure was legalized in 1973. Depending on the outcome of...

Commercial plane carrying high school team crashes in Alaska

A commuter airplane has crashed near the airport in a small Alaska community on the Bering Sea, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Unalaska, Alaska....

U.S. hits European wine, whiskey and planes with new tariffs

The U.S. slapped tariffs of up to 25% on European consumer goods including Scotch whiskey, French and Spanish wines and some cheeses on October...

Study finds Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play design led to deaths

Inclined sleepers for infants have been controversial since Fisher-Price invented them more than a decade ago. A new study confirms the design is dangerous...

Thousands of Chicago teachers strike

Chicago — Teachers in Chicago, the nation's third-largest school district, walked off the job Thursday in a massive strike. But the city is warning...

More youth dying by suicide and homicide, CDC reports

More teens and young adults have come to a violent end in recent years, dying either at their own hand or another's, new federal...

“Bomb cyclone” sets record as strongest October storm ever in Boston area

A powerful autumn storm plunged hundreds of thousands of people into the dark, toppled trees, canceled schools and delayed trains Thursday in the Northeast....

“Bomb cyclone” hit East Coast with heavy rain, strong wind

Nor'easter dumps heavy rain across East Coast Millions of people along the East Coast are still feeling the effects of a powerful storm that evolved...

Chicago teachers go on strike amid no contract deal

October 17, 2019 / 8:49 AM / CBS/AP Thousands of Chicago teachers vote to strike Chicago teachers went on strike on Thursday after failing to reach...

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