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The Latest: Maria continues strengthening, hits…

Category 5 Hurricane Maria's maximum sustained winds have increased to 175 mph (280 kph)

White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in…

A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family's home in a string of attacks police say may have been racially motivated

Puerto Rico braces for direct hit from Hurricane…

Governor warns of potentially catastrophic damage from category 5 hurricane; Steve Harrigan reports from San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Secret Service Might Have Two Fewer People To…

The New York Times reports both Donald Trump Jr. and Kellyanne Conway are no longer receiving government protection.

The Latest: El-Sissi makes passionate plea for…

El-Sissi says Israel and the Palestinians should take advantage of a "rare" opportunity to achieve peace

Missouri trooper gets jail, probation in man's…

Missouri trooper sentenced to 10 days in jail and two years' supervised probation for death of handcuffed man who drowned when he fell out of the trooper's boat

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Washington state school shooting suspect pleads…

A 15-year-old boy has pleaded not guilty in a school shooting that left one classmate dead and three wounded in Washington state

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

Tracee Carrasco reports from New York

This Hurricane Season Is As Unusual As The Huge…

Hurricanes Irma and Harvey are tumultuous, but projections for the rest of this hurricane season suggest it could get worse.

Man dies after curfew violation stop, fight with deputies

A Florida man stopped for a Hurricane Irma curfew violation is dead following a confrontation with deputies

St. Louis faith leaders urge peace, justice amid…

Leaders of several faiths urge peace and justice amid turmoil that followed white former St. Louis police officer's acquittal in 2011 death of black man

Live Instagram video leads police to suspect in…

Authorities say an 18-year-old who was named one of Texas' 10 Most Wanted fugitives and is suspected of a slaying was caught in Los Angeles after posting a live video on social media

Bus plows through intersection, crashes with…

Charter bus collides with city bus, several killed including the charter bus driver

Hurricane Maria Makes First Landfall As A…

The hurricane made landfall on the islands of Dominica and Guadeloupe late Monday.

College that was protest site releases new event guidelines

A Vermont college that was the site of a rowdy protest against a guest speaker has announced a policy for hosting such events in what it calls the "new climate."

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The Latest: Sessions asks 'sanctuary cities' to…

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended the Trump administration's attempt to without public safety grant money from so-called sanctuary cities

Official: Bus in deadly crash going twice the…

Federal safety investigators say a charter bus that blew through a red light in New York City and caused a horrific crash that killed three people was traveling at nearly double the posted speed limit

National forecast for Tuesday, September 19

Janice Dean has your FoxCast

Why You Likely Already Know A Lot Of The…

Merriam-Webster added 250 words and definitions to its dictionary.

Security measures needed for soldier's terrorism case

Trial for a Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group won't happen until at least late next year

Officer who shot Ga Tech student had been on job…

Three people were arrested during protest after a vigil for a Georgia Tech student fatally shot by campus police last weekend

Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him…

President Donald Trump has singled out Venezuela in a speech to the U.N. as a threat to democratic principles alongside North Korea, Iran and Syria.

Three arrested following violent riots at Georgia…

Witnesses say the people arrested were not students

Navy Dismisses 2 More Leaders After Incidents…

Rear Adm. Charles Williams, commander of Task Force 70, and Capt. Jeffrey Bennett, commander of Destroyer Squadron 15, were relieved of duty.

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Professor in sexual misconduct complaint placed on leave

The University of Rochester has placed a professor on leave and launched an independent investigation into the school's handling of sexual misconduct accusations against him

Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution…

An Arkansas judge says prison officials must release the package label from a recently acquired lethal injection drug, saying manufacturers don't enjoy the same secrecy as others under the state's execution procedures

Phoenix zoo celebrates birth of baby giraffe

Phoenix Zoo officials are celebrating the birth of a female giraffe, the first calf of her 4-year-old mother