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Nationwide, longer and longer trains are obstructing rural intersections, preventing paramedics from getting to emergencies, including a baby who died after his mom waited and waited.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton reads a statement Friday at his office in Austin. (AP)
In a move engineered by fellow Republicans, he was impeached over allegations of bribery, unfitness for office and abuse of public trust. It was a stunning rebuke of the conservative firebrand that at least temporarily forces him from office.
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Whether you’re traveling or catching the sun at home in the coming months, here are books we’ve enjoyed this year that make for good summer reading.
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The streaming company wants to charge $7.99 a month for extra users, but many are upset about another monthly charge.
A lighthouse in Keweenaw Bay, in Chassell, Mich., that is up for auction. (AP)
A record number of lighthouses are being made available to the public, some through auction. Some of the structures, which can be centuries old, have colorful histories.
As other species disappeared during Earth’s most extreme known extinction event 252 million years ago, one species of saber-toothed apex predator went on an epic journey, recent research suggests.
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Disney bet big on an immersive Star Wars hotel, but the pricey attraction that struggled to fill vacancies will close after less than two years of business.
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