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(WASHINGTON) -- Washington, D.C., will join the list of cities and states to recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day in place of Columbus Day, after the D.C. Council passed emergency legislation on Tuesday to rename the federal...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- About two-thirds of the bird species in North America are at an increasing risk of extinction as the temperatures on Earth continue to warm, according to a new...Read more

(PANAMA CITY, Fla.) -- One year ago on Thursday, Hurricane Michael became the strongest hurricane to make landfall in the United States since 1992 and the second strongest to ever hit the Gulf Coast.

The...Read more

(CHICAGO) -- Amid chemotherapy, radiation and a 26-hour long surgery to fight cancerous tumors, 12-year-old Johnny Martin only wanted to talk about one thing.

"He would talk about [corgis] to everyone,"...Read more

(WILMETTE, Ill.) -- A beloved crossing guard just got the sweetest 80th birthday surprise.

Alec Childress was surprised by 100 kids, parents, family and church members on Thursday at the intersection where he's...Read more

(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Hundreds of thousands of Californians are left in the dark after their electricity was turned off in an effort to reduce the risk of wildfires.

Why does cutting the power help? Are there...Read more

(GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.) -- The northern snakehead fish, an invasive species that can breathe air and survive on land, has been found in Georgia waters, according to wildlife officials.

Native to the Yangtze...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- One year after Travis Snyder returned home from deployment in Afghanistan, a close friend from his task force died by suicide.

Snyder, 32, knew of the harrowing statistics of suicide among...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- A family who had a close encounter with a bear while hiking in Washington shared their story -- and video of the incident -- as a reminder for others to stay vigilant in the wilderness.

Less...Read more

(EL PASO, Texas) -- Patrick Crusius, the alleged gunman in the El Paso Walmart mass shooting that left 22 people dead and dozens more injured, pleaded not guilty on Thursday.

Crusius, 21, who wore a suit and...Read more

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