National News

Bishop Michael Bransfield
Scott McCloskey/The Intelligencer via AP
September 13, 2018 - 7:05 pm
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop Thursday and authorized an investigation into allegations he sexually harassed adults, adding awkward drama to an audience with U.S. church leaders over the abuse and cover-up scandal roiling the Catholic Church.
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Massachusetts Gas Fires
September 13, 2018 - 5:56 pm
A series of gas explosions caused fires at more than 30 homes across three communities north of Boston on Thursday, forcing entire neighborhoods to evacuate as crews scramble to douse the flames and shut off gas and electric lines in an attempt to prevent further damage.
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Hurricane Florence
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September 13, 2018 - 5:50 pm
Many coastal residents in the Carolinas have evacuated as Hurricane Florence approaches, but as is the case with every hurricane, some have decided to ride it out. Why are there always holdouts?
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Christopher Wray
Mary Mathis-USA TODAY
September 13, 2018 - 1:56 pm
FBI Director Christopher Wray says Americans can feel confident in the election results this November.
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017 file photo, Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, discusses his Annual Letter to Shareholders at the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America in Washington. President Donald Trump is scoffing at a claim by Dimon that he could beat Trump in an election. Trump tweeted Thursday that Dimon is a "nervous mess." (Paul Morigi/AP Images for JPMorgan Chase)
September 13, 2018 - 1:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top elected leader and its most powerful banker are fighting over who is smarter. Really. President Donald Trump early Thursday scoffed at JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's claim that he could "beat" Trump and is just as tough and smarter than the president. "The...
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Hurricane Florence
AP Photo/Gerry Broome
September 13, 2018 - 1:37 pm
Communities along the Carolina coast buttoned up against the onslaught of Hurricane Florence Wednesday, as forecasters warned that the monstrous storm could hesitate just offshore for days — punishing a longer stretch of coastline harder than previously feared before pushing inland over the weekend.
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Photo by Olivier Douliery/ Sipa USA
September 13, 2018 - 11:08 am
President Donald Trump on Thursday rejected the official conclusion that nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico from last year's Hurricane Maria, arguing without evidence that the number was wrong and calling it a plot by Democrats to make him "look as bad as possible."
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September 12, 2018 - 2:09 pm
The Food and Drug Administration is considering a ban on flavored electronic cigarettes.
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Jeff Fager
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September 12, 2018 - 2:07 pm
Jeff Fager, executive producer of “60 Minutes,” is out after 36 years of CBS News.
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McDonald's logo
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September 12, 2018 - 1:34 pm
Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonald's workers have voted to stage a one-day strike next week at restaurants in 10 cities in hopes of pressuring management to take stronger steps against on-the-job sexual harassment.
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