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Updated at 10:48 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " Islamic State militants entered a Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group built on its most significant advance near the Turkish border in two years, Syrian opposition groups and IS media said. More than 160,000 civilians are trapped in the fighting, which also forced the evacuation of one of the few remaining hospitals in the area, run by the international medical organization...

Updated at 10:13 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Fans can be deeply forgiving, willing to look past their favorite star's terrible drug addiction, ugly custody battle or ignorant remarks. But accusations of domestic violence often leave a lasting impression on a celebrity's...

Updated at 10:01 AM

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) " The survivors of the world's first atomic bomb attack are used to hearing grand vows to rid the world of nuclear weapons. They just don't usually come directly from the leader of the country that dropped the bomb on them...

Updated at 9:30 AM

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) " At least one person was dead and three others were missing after torrential thunderstorms caused flooding in Texas, officials said as they braced for the possibility of more rain over the long Memorial Day...

Posted at 9:00 AM

"Staycation" is a word that became popular several years ago and, due to budgetary belt-tightening, is still part of many families’ summer-planning vocabulary.

Updated at 8:57 AM

"Relatively speaking, Lake of the Ozarks is a very safe lake,” said Captain Matt Walz. “We want to continue to improve on that by communicating with our boaters. Boat wakes were the most significant contributing factor in boating...

Posted at 8:00 AM

Gardening can be a challenge, especially for people who live in an apartment or condominium, or just don't have a green thumb. With the demand for organic food and the need for sustainability on the rise, many people are now growing their own...

Posted at 8:00 AM

Species: Striped scorpion Scientific name: Centruroides vittatus Nicknames: none

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