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Almanac: The U.S. Virgin Islands

  On March 31, 1917 the U.S. took possession of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix and about 50 other smaller Caribbean islands, which they...

Slain college student apparently mistook suspect’s car for Uber ride

Columbia, S.C. -- Police arrested a man Saturday in connection with the death of a college student who apparently got into the suspect's car...

NBA star Kristaps Porzingis is accused of rape

An attorney for Kristaps Porzingis acknowledged Saturday that a woman has accused the NBA star of rape, but says the Dallas Mavericks forward "unequivocally"...

Cities go dark for Earth Hour, bring light to climate change

NEW YORK (AP) — Cities around the world marked Earth Hour on Saturday by turning off lights at 8:30 p.m. local time in a...

Chris Rock rips Jussie Smollett: “What the hell was he thinking?”

Smollett billed by Chicago police Actor-comedian Chris Rock took verbal jabs at actor Jussie Smollett before he presented the award for outstanding comedy series to...

US struggling with growing number of asylum seekers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Border officials are aiming to more than quadruple the number of asylum seekers sent back over the southern border each day,...

Anchorage reaches 50 degrees amid record warmth for Alaska

Alaska had unusually high temperatures on Saturday, with record-tying temperature of 50 degrees at Anchorage International Airport, the National Weather Service said. This is...

Judge strikes down Trump’s offshore drilling decision

President Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in...

A Marine colonel’s widow fights for the truth behind his 2008 death

Produced by Josh Yager In July 2008, Colonel Michael Stahlman was about to come home from Iraq for R&R with his family when the military...

Playboy model arrested in connection to doctor’s murder

A 25-year-old Playboy model has been arrested in connection with the death of a doctor whose body was found in the trunk of an...

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