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US marks 9/11 with somber tributes; Trump speaks at PA site

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans looked back on 9/11 Tuesday with tears and somber tributes as President Donald Trump hailed "the moment when America fought back" on one of the hijacked planes used as weapons in the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil.<p>Victims' relatives said prayers for their country, …

World Trade Center

Safest level of alcohol consumption is none, worldwide study shows

To minimize health risks, the optimal amount of alcohol someone should consume is none. That’s the simple, surprising conclusion of a massive study, co-authored by 512 researchers from 243 institutions, published Thursday in the prestigious journal the Lancet.<p>The researchers built a databaseof more …

Alcohol

Pope: No effort spared to fight abuse, but offers no details

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis vowed Monday that “no effort must be spared” to root out priestly sex abuse and cover-up from the Catholic Church, but gave no indication that he would take action to sanction complicit bishops or end the Vatican culture of secrecy that has allowed the crisis to …

Pope Francis

The Legend of Nintendo

For anyone who’s ever marveled at Nintendo’s vivid, phantasmagoric, zoologically ornate video games, visiting the company’s understated home in …

Nintendo

Trump administration will put steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the EU

The Trump administration will put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, the latest action in a string of …

Indiana teacher who stopped school shooting was shot three times as he subdued gunman

The Indiana science teacher and former college football player who tackled an armed student inside his classroom is being praised for quickly stopping the shooting despite being shot several times.<p>One of Jason Seaman's students at Noblesville West Middle School said another student entered the …

The Hunter Strickland-Bryce Harper brawl ended Mike Morse's career - and it could have been worse

SAN FRANCISCO — It was the brawl that ended one career, a violent collision that prevented injury to one of the game’s biggest stars, sparing another a colossal suspension, and leaving one filled with remorse.<p>It was one year ago on Tuesday that San Francisco Giants closer Hunter Strickland threw a …

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Profit

Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday inducted a new member into "the world's most exclusive club of heroes" by awarding a Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who led a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.<p>Trump presented the nation's most …

NFL owners say players must stand for the National Anthem

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> NFL players must stand during the National Anthem this season, team owners decided Wednesday, a reaction to fierce backlash against some who took a knee in symbolic opposition to the systemic oppression of people of color, including by police.<p>NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said …

Canadian Football League

The Raj Duet

Daughters of Britain’s last viceroy, Louis, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Lady Pamela Hicks and her sister, the Countess, knew extreme privilege and epic tragedy. Hicks’s memoir describes experiences of a lifetime—friendships with Gandhi, Nehru, and the Queen—even though it ends at age 24.<p>Not many …

'Loner' student shoots and kills 10 at Texas school

SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - A 17-year-old student dressed in a trench coat and armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire at his high school outside Houston on Friday, killing nine students and a teacher, before surrendering to officers, authorities said.<p>Santa Fe High School, southeast of Houston, …

Santa Fe

Chile's bishops resign en masse over sex abuse cover-up

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In the biggest shake-up yet in the Catholic Church’s long-running sex abuse scandal, every active Chilean bishop offered to resign Friday over what Pope Francis said was their “grave negligence” in investigating abuse and protecting children.<p>The bishops announced at the end of …

Sex Crimes

Navy ‘callous’ in how it describes deadly USS Fitzgerald collision, attorneys allege

By Dan Lamothe<p>Dan Lamothe<p>Reporter covering the Pentagon and the U.S. military<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The Navy officers facing criminal charges in the deadly collision of the USS Fitzgerald have taken divergent paths, with one accepting plea deals and others challenging both the allegations against them and …

USS Fitzgerald

Nestle Bets $7 Billion on Starbucks to Revive Coffee Sales

For years, a smoldering George Clooney would sip his espresso and ask: “Nespresso...what else?” Turns out the answer is: Starbucks.<p>In the …

Nestle

7 states sue to end DACA, potentially jumbling its legal future

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program got murkier Tuesday when the Texas attorney general made good on a threat to challenge it in court.<p>The lawsuit throws a wrench in an already-complicated legal morass for the DACA program, which protects young …

U.S. Politics

In a feel-good Korea summit, Kim lays the groundwork for meeting with Trump

By Anna Fifield<p>Anna Fifield<p>Beijing bureau chief.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>GOYANG, South Korea — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has laid the foundations for a meeting with President Trump as soon as next month, signaling a willingness to discuss denuclearization and trying to dispel the idea that he’s an …

North Korea

Bill Cosby retrial verdict: Guilty on all 3 counts of aggravated indecent assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Comedian and TV icon Bill Cosby was convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault at his sexual assault retrial here Thursday.<p>The conviction was not the outcome Cosby or his high-powered defense team wanted, but it was an answer to the question that has haunted America …

EDM DJ-Producer Avicii Dead at 28

Tim Bergling, the Swedish EDM DJ and producer known as Avicii, died Friday at the age of 28, his representative confirmed. A cause of death was not …

In new sign of trade battle, China slaps U.S. sorghum producers with 179 percent deposit

By Emily Rauhala<p>Emily Rauhala<p>Correspondent covering East and Southeast Asia<p>Email Bio Follow<p>BEIJING — China announced temporary anti-dumping measures on U.S. sorghum, potentially hitting U.S. growers and exacerbating the brewing trade war between Beijing and Washington.<p>China’s Ministry of Commerce …

China

Starbucks will close 8,000 US stores May 29 for racial-bias training

Starbucks says it will close its 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States for one afternoon to educate employees about racial bias.<p>The announcement follows an uproar over the arrest of two black men who were waiting for a friend at a Philadelphia Starbucks last week. The store manager called …

Anti-Defamation League

Key moments from Mark Zuckerberg's Senate testimony

Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder, chairman and CEO of Facebook, appeared before lawmakers for the first time on Tuesday to answer questions about how his social networking juggernaut handles its 2.2 billion users’ private data, as well as the role the company played in Russia’s meddling in the 2016 …

Social Media

Trump signs proclamation directing troops to secure border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting the situation had reached "a point of crisis," President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a proclamation directing the …

Winnie Mandela, South African anti-apartheid crusader, dies at 81

<b>(CNN) —</b> Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of the late President Nelson Mandela, has died at age 81.<p>The family said in a statement that she passed away at the Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa after a long illness, for which …

South Africa

Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Human Body. What is the Interstitium?

It’s not a second stomach or a mini-brain. But scientists have discovered an important new organ that may play a critical role in how many tissues …

Brain abnormalities found in 4- and 5-year-olds with ADHD, researchers say

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Reporter covering neuroscience and mental health<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In the first comprehensive imaging study of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in preschoolers, researchers have found evidence that structural changes in the brain are already recognizable at the …

ADHD

Linda Brown, woman at center of Brown v. Board case, dies

<b>(CNN) —</b> Linda Brown, who as a little girl was at the center of the Brown v. Board of Education case that ended segregation in American schools, has died, a funeral home spokesman said.<p>Brown, 75, died Sunday afternoon in Topeka, Kansas, the spokesman said.<p>Brown was 9 years old in 1951 when her …

School Administration

Trump moves to limit transgender individuals from military service

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Friday that bans some transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military, but gives the armed forces latitude in implementing policies.<p>The memorandum said transgender individuals with a history of gender dysphoria, defined …

Donald Trump

At March for Our Lives, survivors lead hundreds of thousands in call for change

Guns in America<p>WASHINGTON — Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior Emma Gonzalez stood silent, with tears streaming down her face, on a stage in front of thousands at Saturday's March for Our Lives.<p>After listing the names of the 17 people killed when a gunman rampaged through her school on Valentine's …

Toys 'R' Us Founder Charles Lazarus Dies at 94

Charles Lazarus, who combined supermarket-style service with touches of whimsy in creating Toys “R” Us Inc., a longtime retail success that fought …