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(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong authorities seized a large haul of explosives and weapons in a raid Friday, leading to an arrest and an investigation just as the city braces for another mass protest, according to local reports....Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- Former first lady Michelle Obama rarely weighs in on politics -- even when asked -- but she did take an apparent shot at the current president in a tweet on Friday evening.

Obama tweeted, "What...Read more

(TEHRAN) -- Iran's paramilitary Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps have seized a British-flagged and a Liberian-flagged oil tanker traveling through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, Britain's foreign secretary said, in...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- When Americans first walked on the moon 50 years ago, the idea of space travel crystallized into a graspable future. Bolstered by a geeky shift in pop culture that launched and relaunched franchises such as...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- Several heat index readings came close to setting records across the eastern half of the U.S. on Friday, with the hottest temperatures still yet to come on the East Coast.

Des Moines, Iowa, saw a...Read more

(SAN DIEGO) -- Two employees have quit a consignment shop near San Diego after their manager allegedly used racist language while dealing with a Hispanic customer at the store last week.

Celia Miranda, one of...Read more

(LONDON) -- Hackers gained access to the main account for the London Metropolitan Police on Friday night and began making odd demands, taunting police and even requesting the release of a British rapper.

The...Read more

(CHICAGO) -- A Chicago family can’t seem to wake from the nightmare they faced when a young mom was murdered in April and had her newborn -- who died about two months later -- cut from her stomach.

The alleged...Read more

(BERKELEY, Calif.) -- Manholes will now be known as maintenance holes and craftsman will be replaced by artisan, after the Berkeley, California, City Council voted unanimously to revise the city’s municipal code with...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection has stored enough fentanyl in the past year to kill an estimated 794 million people, and now a government watchdog office is warning that the agency is "unnecessarily...Read more