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The Latest: Trump won't back down on Confederate monuments


Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford has strongly endorsed the statements by the leaders of the four major U.S. military services, who spoke out against racism and extremism. More>>

Is it really Lyme? Researchers developing a new test to tell


Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or something else can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to catch the disease early _ using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood. More>>

Powerball jackpot climbs to $500 million, eighth largest in history

The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $510 million, making it one of the largest in U.S. history. 


The Latest: IS group takes responsibility for Spain attack


A white van plowed into a packed summer crowd Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, killing some people and sending dozens fleeing. Barcelona police called it a terror attack and local media reported up to 13 dead.


Charlottesville woman's family: Fight injustice like she did


Family members of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally say the best way to honor Heather Heyer is to continue her fight against injustice. More>>

Charlottesville violence revives painful past for minorities


The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, revived a painful past for minorities and the activists who once led the civil rights movement. More>>

Wisconsin officials can't enforce fire sprinklers rule

Wisconsin officials said a state law prevents them from enforcing a fire sprinklers rule that fire officials said is one of the best ways to save lives. 


India blue dogs blamed on river pollution

Stray dogs on the outskirts of Mumbai have been turning blue after reportedly wading into waters allegedly affected by industrial wastes.


Ring lost for 13 years found in carrot

A woman who had lost her engagement ring years ago got an unexpected surprise when it showed up being worn by a carrot! 


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