Trader Joe's worker uses ladder to help colleagues escape during Los Angeles hostage situation
A worker’s quick-thinking helped several of his colleagues escape a California Trader Joe’s on Saturday during an hourslong standoff after a man held dozens of people hostage and killed a woman.
Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of nuclear agency
A bill being negotiated in Congress would essentially end the Trump administration's direct supervision of an agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile.
French open judicial probe into beating by Macron aide
French authorities opened a judicial investigation Sunday into the shocking beating of a protester in May by one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides.
University of Iowa student reported missing after going for jog, officials say
Authorities in central Iowa are searching for a University of Iowa student who was reported missing on Wednesday after she went out for an evening jog.
The Latest: Libyan coast guard intercepts 40 migrants at sea
The Latest on immigration into Europe (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted 40 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, near its shores, bound for Europe.
In Damascus, Syrians dare to hope that war's end may be near
Crossing into Syria from neighboring Lebanon, visitors are greeted by giant posters of President Bashar Assad.
3 new online marketplaces better than Craigslist
Once upon a time, Craigslist was a great idea. Post classified ads for free! Meet cool singles! Craigslist was stripped-down and straightforward. You could throw up text and photos, then take them down whenever you wanted. You didn't even have to post your email address.
Drug shortages in ER are more common than you think
Even a $1 bag of salt water is sometimes difficult to find in the current drug shortage. The situation is affecting emergency rooms, hospitals, doctors, and paramedics.
Dozens of raccoons die from viral 'zombie' outbreak in New York's Central Park
More than two dozen Central Park raccoons have died in an ongoing viral outbreak that causes “zombie” behavior in the critters, authorities determined.
Four gunmen open fire on group in Chicago, killing 1, wounding 6, police say
Four armed males approached a group that was gathered at a park bench in Chicago on Saturday night. When the shooting was over, one man was dead and six others were wounded, police said.

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