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  Police: Suspect in Chicago cop shooting, bike attack captured

A man suspected of shooting and wounding a Chicago police officer on Saturday and of being the bicyclist who shot a woman in broad daylight near downtown days earlier has been captured, police said.

In cryptic tweet, Antonio Brown appears to retire from NFL

  In gun buyback talk, how do you round up so many weapons?

More than 80 dead cats found in NY home after eviction

Tropical Storm Karen forms in Atlantic, targets Puerto Rico

  Democrats blast latest Trump crisis. But what will they do?

  3 dead, 4 hospitalized in suspected drug overdose

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2 killed, 9 others hurt, in ‘violent incident of huge magnitude’ at S.C. bar

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ aim for records at Emmy Awards

  Iran asks West to leave Persian Gulf as tensions heightened

Greek police make arrest in 1985 hijacking of TWA Flight 847

  Caught on camera: Cape Cod surfer has close encounter with shark

3-year-old found dead in hot car in Texas

4 Chinese tourists killed in Utah bus accident identified

Authorities on Saturday identified the four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah, and the tour group is dispatching employees from China to help those injured.

Holy anniversary! Displays of bat signal fete Batman at 80

The night lit up Saturday around the world with the famous bat signal to mark a special anniversary for Batman.

  Florida woman faces animal cruelty charge after viral video

A Florida woman was charged with felony animal cruelty after police say a video showed her choking and hanging her dog by his leash.

  Steak, beer and politics: 2020 Democrats descend on Iowa

Democratic presidential candidates made a colorful and often loud pitch to Iowa Democrats at the Steak Fry fundraiser in Des Moines on Saturday as a new poll showed Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden in a close race in the state.

$6,000 in stolen quarters found in California baby stroller

  ‘A piece of me is gone': Family grieves loss of Wis. mother killed by stray bullet

  Amber Alert: $35,000 reward for return of missing N.J. girl

Elevator briefly breaks down at reopened Washington Monument

  Florida man’s death is 5th linked to Imelda’s aftermath

  Biden: Trump ‘deserves’ to be investigated over Ukraine call

  Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action

Fresh off the climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, youth leaders gathered at the United Nations Saturday to demand radical moves to fight climate change.

  Sixth death in US from mosquito-borne disease EEE reported in Mass.

He was the 10th person to be diagnosed with EEE in Massachusetts. At least four other people, three in Michigan and one in Rhode Island, also died from the virus.

Famous hotelier, philanthropist Barron Hilton dies at age of 91

He spent two decades as an entrepreneur before succeeding his father as president of the board of Hilton Hotels Corp. in 1966.

GM recalls Chevrolet small SUVs; suspension welds can break

General Motors is recalling more than 107,000 small SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because a suspension weld can break and cause steering problems.

Saturday is World Alzheimer’s Day

Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. In 2014, as many as five million Americans were living with it, and it is one of the 10 leading causes of death in the U.S, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Area 51 events mostly peaceful; thousands flock to Nevada desert

Events involving thousands of Earthlings answering an internet buzz about an invitation to "Storm Area 51" in the Nevada desert have been mostly festive, with crowds numbering in the low thousands and few arrests, officials said.

Bus with Chinese-speaking tourists crashes in Utah; 4 dead

A bus carrying Chinese-speaking tourists crashed near a national park in southern Utah, killing at least four people and critically injuring up to 15 others, authorities said Friday.

  Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden’s son

President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday.

  Houston area sees relief, rescues after Imelda leaves 4 dead

At least four deaths have been linked to the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda, which deluged parts of Texas and Louisiana and drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago.

23 states sue Trump to keep California’s auto emission rules

California sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking its authority to set greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks, enlisting help from 22 other states in a battle that will shape a key component of the nation's climate policy.

Former Charlie Rose makeup artist sues, alleging harassment

The former chief makeup artist at Charlie Rose’s interview show is suing him, saying the disgraced television journalist ran a “toxic work environment” for women.

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia, hold off on striking Iran

The Pentagon says the U.S. will deploy additional troops and military equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to beef up security.

Marines from California base charged with human smuggling

Nine Marines at California’s Camp Pendleton base have been charged with human smuggling.

US, El Salvador sign asylum deal, details to be worked out

It's the latest effort by the Trump administration to force asylum-seekers in Central America to seek refuge outside the United States.

  School puts desk of student with special needs in bathroom

The boy’s mom said the teacher thought it would be the best quiet place for him to learn.

Judge: 32 Great Danes found living in ‘squalor,’ couple denied custody

The King and Queen Sheriff’s Office says 32 dogs rescued from a home were in conditions that ranged from “poor to near death.”

  SUV drives through Chicago-area mall, crashes into store

A man drove an SUV into a suburban Chicago mall on Friday, sending frightened shoppers scurrying and plowing over a kiosk before he crashed into a clothing store and was arrested.

Walmart to quit selling e-cigarettes amid vaping backlash

Walmart's decision is the latest blow to the vaping industry, which has tried to position its products as healthier alternatives to smoking cigarettes, which are responsible for 480,000 deaths a year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  Alligator pulled out of pond behind Michigan junior high

Crews had to drain the pond to get the alligator out.

Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims

Brown has been accused of rape in a lawsuit by a former trainer. He is also accused of exposing himself to a painter he had hired. He has denied the allegations.

  Judge orders trial in Southern California synagogue shooting

A former college student will stand trial on charges he opened fire with an assault rifle inside a Southern California synagogue, killing one woman and injuring three people last April, a judge ruled Friday.

Mechanic pleads not guilty in airliner sabotage case

A former American Airlines mechanic who prosecutors say may have some links to terrorists pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he sabotaged an aircraft with 150 people aboard.

Facebook says it has suspended ‘tens of thousands’ of apps

Facebook said Friday its investigation is ongoing and it has looked at millions of apps so far.

‘Sexy Mr. Rogers’ costume is the Halloween getup no one asked for

You probably don't remember Mr. Rogers like this.

Zachary, La. man drowns during underwater-style marriage proposal

A dream vacation for a Louisiana couple took a devastating turn after a man drowned while proposing to his girlfriend.

‘House Hunters’ host Suzanne Whang dies at 57

Whang first gained fame as the on-screen host of the show, where anxious home buyers are shown trying to choose between three potential options.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 presidential bid

De Blasio says he feels he’s contributed all he can “to this primary election.”

  ‘I want a future’: Global youth protests urge climate action

Young people afraid for their futures protested around the globe Friday to implore leaders to tackle climate change, turning out by the hundreds of thousands to insist that the warming world can't wait any longer.

  Man moves into animal shelter to help get dog adopted

Queen has been living at the Great Plains SPCA for more than 400 days and Scott Poore said that needs to change.

2 killed, 7 injured in pair of Washington DC shootings

Nine people were shot Thursday night in two separate incidents in the nation’s capital, one of whom died.

  Seven hallucinating students cause lockdown at Wash. middle school after ingesting tabs

Now, teachers are on the lookout for more of these tabs.

  Revelers reach gates of Area 51 then peacefully rejoin party

Thousands of curious Earthlings from around the globe traveled to festivals, and several hundred made forays toward the secret Area 51 military base in the Nevada desert on Friday.

  Experts: Human trafficking is hidden tragedy of broken immigration system

Many are hoping to find a better life in the United States, but even once they make it across the border, many may find themselves in a world they could not have possibly imagined.

Fla. teen survives anchor getting lodged in his head

Doctors call the recovery "one in a million."

Where have the wild birds gone? 3 billion fewer than 1970

The new study focuses on the drop in sheer numbers of birds, not extinctions.

  Colorado mom puts injured bobcat in car next to her child

The bobcat was only inches away from her 3-year-old in a safety seat.

  FIRST ALERT: Hurricane Jerry maintains strength, expected to stay off U.S. coast

Hurricane Jerry is expected to produce heavy rains over the northern Leeward Islands Friday but will stay away from the U.S. coast.

Study: Drinking tap water may pose risk for cancer

You might want to think twice about filling your glass from the sink because a new report indicates there may be cancer-causing products in tap water.

  Florida raccoon takes 16-mile ride on top of bread truck

A raccoon in southwest Florida went for a wild ride this week on top of a Wonder Bread delivery truck.

NJ man charged with photographing landmarks as potential terrorism targets

A New Jersey man who allegedly photographed or recorded video of landmarks including the Statue of Liberty, the White House and Boston's Fenway Park as potential terrorism targets in the early to mid-2000s has been arrested.

  Judge officiates wedding for man he sentenced to nearly 50 years in prison

A Milwaukee judge officiated the wedding of a man he sentenced to 47 years in prison in 1995.

  Judge, Dragon Con co-founder accused of criminal trespass

A grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Georgia judge, along with a co-founder of DragonCon and two other people, after prosecutors accused them of illegally accessing a courthouse computer network.

US vaping illnesses top 500, Missouri man is 8th death

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 530 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 38 states and one U.S. territory, up from 380 a week ago.

  Iran envoy: ‘All-out war’ to result if hit for Saudi attack

Zarif's comments also appeared to be in response to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who a day earlier while traveling to Saudi Arabia referred to the attack as an "act of war."

  Administration blocks ‘urgent’ whistleblower disclosure

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said he was prepared to go to court to try to force the Trump administration to open up about the complaint.

  Canada’s Trudeau comes under fire over brownface photo

With the election a month away, he apologized and begged Canadians to forgive him.

  2 dead as Imelda strands drivers, floods homes in Texas

Officials in Harris County, which includes Houston, said there had been a combination of at least 1,000 high-water rescues and evacuations to get people to shelter.

California defends tax return law after setback

California's elections chief says he believes a state law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns is constitutional despite a legal setback.

School snack creation of the year: Cheese in a lip balm tube

A 9-year-old girl from Missouri came up with an ingenious way to carry a bit of cheese with her to school – an empty tube of lip balm.

  Bullies leave California middle schooler in critical condition

Two California middle schoolers are under arrest after a fight that went viral on Facebook. The assault left one child hospitalized in critical condition. Now, parents and community members say the bullying at the school must stop.

Official: Fetal remains found in garage nearly 2 decades old

Illinois authorities on Thursday said that more than 2,200 preserved fetal remains found stacked in the garage of a deceased doctor's home were from abortions he performed in Indiana nearly two decades ago and it's up to authorities there to determine if crimes were committed.

Colt suspends production of AR-15 for civilian market

Colt's chief executive officer said in a statement Thursday that the company will concentrate on fulfilling military and law enforcement contracts with its rifle manufacturing.

Amazon’s Alexa will allow you to make donations to presidential campaigns

Starting next month, users of the voice-controlled home assistant Alexa will be able to dictate their donations to a 2020 presidential campaign.

House OKs measure to prevent possible end-of-month shutdown

The bill gives lawmakers until the Thanksgiving break to negotiate and approve $1.4 trillion for federal agencies.

Police: Florida woman left toddler in car while working at strip club

Police say they found a 3-year-old girl wandering in a parking lot while her mother worked inside a South Florida strip club.

How to navigate new privacy features in Apple iPhone update

The free update is available for existing iPhones on Thursday and will come with new iPhone 11 models out Friday.

Key Senate panel approves $250 million for election security

A key Senate panel on Thursday approved $250 million to help states beef up their election systems.

Starbucks brings to-go-only store concept to US

The first Starbucks store of its kind will open in New York.