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Three-year-old among 8 wounded in Baltimore shooting
BALTIMORE — Three gunmen shot and wounded eight people including a 3-year-old girl on an east Baltimore street Saturday night, police said, adding the suspects fled and the victims were all expected to survive.
The shooting erupted outside some rowhous
Obama vetoes 9/11 bill; possible override by Congress looms
U.S. President Barack Obama rejected a bill Friday that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia, arguing it undermined national security and setting up the possibility Congress may override his veto for the fi
US: National debt hits $19.5 trillion
The national debt hit $19.5 trillion for the first time ever this week, a little more than seven months after it hit the $19 trillion mark. The debt clocked in at $19.51 trillion at the end of Wednesday, the Treasury Department reported Thursday afternoon
Report documents decades of abuse at elite boarding school
The elite boarding school St. George’s became a kind of “private hell” for dozens of students in the 1970s and ‘80s who were manipulated and sexually abused by faculty and staff, according to a report issued Thursday by an independent investigator.
FBI detects breaches against two state voter systems
The FBI is urging U.S. election officials to increase computer security after it uncovered evidence that hackers have targeted two state election databases in recent weeks, according to a confidential advisory.
Little precedent for $400 million cash payment to Iran
WASHINGTON (AP) — A $400 million cash delivery to Iran to repay a decades-old arbitration claim may be unprecedented in recent U.S. history, according to legal experts and diplomatic historians, raising further questions about a payment timed to help free
Thousands hit Philadelphia's streets to protest DNC
Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, cheering, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave.
Once-classified chapter of 9-11 inquiry released
Under wraps for 13 years, the U.S. on Friday released once-top secret pages from a congressional report into 9-11 that questioned whether Saudis who were in contact with the hijackers after they arrived in the U.S. knew what they were planning.
Inmates break out of their cell to save their jailer's life
When a guard at a Texas courthouse collapsed, his prisoners busted down the door of their holding cell to get him help. Captain Mark Arnett of the Parker County Sheriff's Office says that, without the inmates' quick action, the officer would have died.
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