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Illegal immigration grew by 740,000 people in 2016 due to overstayed visas More

An estimated 40 percent of the roughly 11 million people currently in the country illegally stayed past their visas. More


Police: Man snatches purse of widow visiting husband's grave

Police in Massachusetts say a man snatched an 80-year-old woman's purse as she was visiting her husband's grave.


5 of 6 officers charged in in-custody death face discipline

Five of the six Baltimore police officers charged in the in-custody death of a young black man face disciplinary action.


Hack, fake story expose real tensions between Qatar, Gulf

Qatar says hackers broke into the website of its state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting the country's ruling emir.


US ambassador to UN hails Turkish school for Syria refugees

The U.S ambassador to the United Nations is in Turkey at the ribbon-cutting for a new U.S.-funded school, and Nikki Haley says the American people are thankful the U.S. ally is taking in so many ...


The Latest: President Trump arrives in Brussels

The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 6:31 a.m.


Home sales fell in April amid supply squeeze

Americans pulled back their pace of home-buying in April, as shrinking inventories and rising prices are giving them fewer and fewer options.


South Dakota jury to get case of man charged in pot resort

A South Dakota jury will soon have the case of a man who faces drug charges for helping an American Indian tribe that sought to develop a marijuana resort.


'They are going to kill me': Inmate fights to halt execution

Tommy Arthur has had his execution postponed seven times since 2001, so many delays that victims' rights advocates derisively call him the "Houdini" of death row.


Patients getting checks soon in gynecologist recording case

More than 8,000 patients of a Johns Hopkins gynecologist accused of secretly recording pelvic exams will soon receive their share of a $190 million settlement.


Suspect in Ohio house fire that killed 7 is denied bond

An Ohio man accused of starting a house fire that killed seven of his neighbors is due in court.


Texas woman dies while snorkeling in the Florida Keys

A woman from Austin, Texas, has died during a snorkeling trip in the Florida Keys.


Man who shot teen, took selfie with him as he died appeals

A lawyer for a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man convicted of shooting a friend and then posing for a selfie with the dying teen has appealed his sentence.


Town agrees to settle lawsuits after denying plan for mosque

A town in New Jersey has agreed to settle two lawsuits over its denial of a proposed mosque.


'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet

President Donald Trump is poised to call on Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed.


The Latest: Security high in Berlin ahead of Obama visit

Police in Berlin have stepped up security in preparation for major events in the German capital, days after the deadly attack in Manchester.


Ex-Texas school chief admits falsifying immigration records

A former administrator with a Dallas-area school district has admitted he received kickbacks and other benefits by falsifying immigration documents so that teachers from Latin America and elsewhere ...


'In turmoil again': Central African Republic unrest spreads

No soldiers or police patrol this remote town in the far southeast of Central African Republic, where armed groups have attacked several times in the past few months.


US official urges vigilance over Russia's role in Balkans

A U.S. official has urged vigilance over Russia's policies in the troubled Balkans, where Moscow has sought to increase its influence and undermine that of the West.


Person fleeing South Carolina police dies in wreck

A person being chased by police in South Carolina has died in a wreck.


Man charged in shooting of Kansas City church greeter

A Kansas City man has been charged with shooting into a south Kansas City church, injuring a greeter.


Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South

Forecasters say powerful thunderstorms are possible across parts of the South, bringing the threat of tornadoes to south Georgia and northern Florida.


Police: 1 found shot, the body dumped from car in Tennessee

Authorities say a person has been found fatally shot, the body dumped from a car near a college campus in Tennessee.


Man in clown makeup with bladed gloves held in Denver stabbing, police say

A man wearing claw-like gloves and clown-style makeup is suspected of stabbing and killing another man in Denver.


Police shoot, wound man in shootout at bank near Atlanta

Police say an officer wounded a man during a gun battle outside a bank branch northwest of Atlanta.