Looking to declaw your cat? Don't look in New…

New York becomes first state in the nation to ban the declawing of cats

Mississippi River drops enough to begin closing…

After a record run, the Mississippi River is finally low enough again to let the Army Corps of Engineers begin closing a huge spillway upstream from New Orleans

New USC leader learns to listen and choose words…

The retired Army general chosen to be the University of South Carolina's president says he has learned he needs to listen more and communicate his ideas better

With a wide smile for mom, Britain's Prince George turns 6

Kensington Palace has released three new photographs of Prince George for the young royal's 6th birthday

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Tofurky: Arkansas meat-labeling law unconstitutional

A meat-alternative food company has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming an Arkansas law that bans the use of "meat" in labeling plant-based foods violates free speech rights

Polish police arrest 25 after LGBT march attacked

Police clashed with anti-LGBT protesters after violence marred a Polish city's first equality march.

UK: Europe-led mission will protect vital…

Britain says it's planning to develop and deploy a Europe-led 'maritime protection mission' to protect shipping in the vital Strait of Hormuz in light of Iran's seizure or a British-flagged tanker in the vital waterway

Trump expands fast-track deportation authority across US

The Trump administration is expanding the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without requiring them to appear before judges ahead of deportation

Budget negotiators close on debt, agency spending…

Negotiations between the Trump administration and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a critical $1.3 trillion budget bill are on the cusp of a deal

Cops: Groper tells victim's husband 'Go back' to his country

A Florida woman is charged with misdemeanor battery after she allegedly groped another woman aboard a ship and then told the victim's husband "you should go back to the country you came from" after he objected

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Protesters In Puerto Rico Demand Governor's…

Puerto Rico's embattled governor is dealing with a number of scandals and his government is in the middle of a federal corruption investigation.

Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach…

Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people

Fiancée sues over death of principal who donated…

The fiancée of a New Jersey high school principal who died after donating bone marrow to a student in France has filed a wrongful death lawsuit

Lawmakers suspend inquiry into motor vehicle…

Massachusetts lawmakers opened and then abruptly suspended their inquiry into the troubles at the state motor vehicle department exposed by a crash that killed seven motorcyclists

NYC mayor calls for probe as many wait for power…

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling called for an investigation of power outages that came at the end of this weekend's oppressive heat, saying he no longer trusts utility Con Edison after it decided to turn off power to thousands of customers

China lashes out at Hong Kong protest targeting…

China has harshly criticized a demonstration in which eggs were thrown at its office in Hong Kong and messages spray-painted on the walls

Correction: Alaska Plane Down story

Correction: Alaska Plane Down story

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'I have the right to say this is where I belong'

Bumi Thomas, a jazz artist who thought she was a UK citizen, is now facing deportation.