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July 21, 2018; Branson, MO, USA; Nine members of the Coleman family from Indianapolis, Indiana, were killed Thursday July 19, 2018 in the duck boat accident on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri. Mandatory Credit: Ingrid Coleman Douglas via USA TODAY NETWORK

A woman whose nine family members were among the 17 people killed when a tourist duck boat capsized in a storm on a Missouri lake said on Saturday she is not sure if there is any way to recover from such a loss.

U.S.2 hours ago

A police officer talks with a woman in a parking lot across the street from a Trader Joe's  store where a hostage situation unfolded in Los Angeles, California, Saturday July 21, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen

Police in Los Angeles arrested a man who took hostages and barricaded himself inside a Trader Joe's store on Saturday, ending a three-hour standoff during which he fatally shot a woman inside, authorities said.

U.S.5 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush arrives on the field to do the coin toss ahead of the start of Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas, U.S., February 5, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/File Photo

Houston police are studying surveillance video and following up on tips in the killing of a cardiologist who once treated former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and was fatally shot while riding a bicycle in the city's medical center, authorities said on Saturday.

Politicsa day ago

Dunia, an asylum seeker from Honduras, is reunited with her five-year-old son Wilman at Brownsville South Padre International Airport in Brownsville, Texas, U.S., following their separation of more than five weeks through the Trump administration's "Zero Tolerance" policy, July 20, 2018.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A federal judge said on Friday the U.S. government had made "very promising" progress toward reuniting some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration.

Trump Effect2 days ago

Undocumented immigrants recently released from detention prepare to depart a bus depot for cities around the country in McAllen, Texas, U.S., July 18, 2018. Picture taken July 18, 2018.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Luis Campos, a Dallas attorney, showed up at a Texas immigrant detention facility close to the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday morning expecting to represent a client before an immigration judge.

Sports Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: Indianapolis Colts players kneel during the playing of the National Anthem before the game against the Cleveland Browns at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN, U.S., September 24, 2017.   Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that National Football League (NFL) players who do not stand for the national anthem should be suspended for the season without pay.

U.S.9 hours ago

A man will not be charged after fatally shooting another man in front of his girlfriend and son at a Florida convenience store during an argument over a handicapped parking spot, because of the state's Stand Your Ground law, according to authorities.

U.S.a day ago

FILE PHOTO: Ohio inmate Raymond Tibbetts is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters February 8, 2018.  Ohio Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Ohio Governor John Kasich on Friday commuted the death sentence of a convicted double murderer after a former juror in the man's trial asked he not be put to death because the panel was not given key information during sentencing about his troubled childhood.

Environmenta day ago

Cars are seen waiting on traffic as they enter Baltimore, Maryland November 5, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The city of Baltimore filed a lawsuit on Friday against 26 oil and gas companies and entities, including BP Plc <BP.L>, Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp, for knowingly contributing to what the city called the catastrophic consequences of climate change.

U.S.a day ago

Emergency responders examine the scene at a steam pipe explosion in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, U.S., July 19, 2018.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Under the crowded streets of New York City, a network of pipes, cables and tunnels contains hidden dangers that burst to the surface this week, spraying the Flatiron district with debris containing asbestos, a toxic chemical that can lead to respiratory illnesses, including cancer.

Environment16 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A duck boat is seen at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, U.S., July 19, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Ron Folsom/via REUTERS

Nine members of the same family were among 17 people killed when a "duck boat" sank during a storm on Thursday on a Missouri lake in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist tragedies in years.

Environmenta day ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump refers to amounts of temperature change as he announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday rejected the Trump administration's renewed bid to dismiss a lawsuit by young activists who say the U.S. government is ignoring the perils of climate change.

Environmenta day ago

Rescue personnel work after an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank, at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Stone County, Missouri, U.S. July 19, 2018 in this still image obtained from a video on social media.  SOUTHERN STONE COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT/Facebook/via REUTERS

An Indiana woman who lost 9 members of her family, including her children and husband, when a "duck boat" capsized and sank in Missouri said on television that the captain of the vessel told passengers not to put on life jackets.

U.S.a day ago

More than 100 former students have told investigators they were victims of sexual misconduct by a now-deceased Ohio State University doctor employed by its athletic department and medical staff for nearly two decades, the university said on Friday.

Politicsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: A ZTE smart phone is pictured in this illustration taken April 17, 2018.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/Illustration/File Photo

U.S. lawmakers cut measures from a defense bill that would have reinstated sanctions on China's ZTE Corp, abandoning an attempt to punish the company for illegally shipping U.S. products to Iran and North Korea.

Environmenta day ago

FILE PHOTO: A duck boat is seen at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, U.S., July 19, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Ron Folsom/via REUTERS

The drownings of 17 people when a “duck boat” in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident involving the amphibious tourist vessel in 1999 in which 13 people died.

Entertainment Newsa day ago

Amanda Jara, daughter of late Chilean singer-songwriter Victor Jara, who was detained and killed after the coup d'etat led by former dictator Augusto Pinochet, attends an interview with Reuters, in Quintay, Chile July 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

The daughter of popular Chilean folk singer Victor Jara has urged the Chilean government to act quicker to push for the extradition from the United States of the man found liable for the 1973 murder of her father.

Health Newsa day ago

The Allergan logo is seen in this photo illustration November 23, 2015.  REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a novel strategy adopted by drug company Allergan PLC to shield patents from review by an administrative court by transferring them to a Native American tribe.

Environmenta day ago

FILE PHOTO: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) command center in Taylor, Texas August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Julia Robinson

Homes and businesses in Texas used record amounts of power for a second straight day on Thursday and are expected to use even more in coming days as consumers crank up air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, according to the operator of much of the state's power grid.

Sports News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A man smokes as he plays a slot machine at the Island View Casino in Gulfport, Mississippi November 9, 2009. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Mississippi casinos won't be ready to roll out sports betting over the weekend, when the state's month-long waiting period on the newly legal form of gambling expires, Mississippi's gaming commissioner told Reuters in a recent interview.

U.S.2 hours ago

July 21, 2018; Branson, MO, USA; Nine members of the Coleman family from Indianapolis, Indiana, were killed Thursday July 19, 2018 in the duck boat accident on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri. Mandatory Credit: Ingrid Coleman Douglas via USA TODAY NETWORK

A woman whose nine family members were among the 17 people killed when a tourist duck boat capsized in a storm on a Missouri lake said on Saturday she is not sure if there is any way to recover from such a loss.

U.S.2 hours ago

A police officer talks with a woman in a parking lot across the street from a Trader Joe's  store where a hostage situation unfolded in Los Angeles, California, Saturday July 21, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen

Police in Los Angeles arrested a man who took hostages and barricaded himself inside a Trader Joe's store on Saturday, ending a three-hour standoff during which he fatally shot a woman inside, authorities said.

U.S.5 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush arrives on the field to do the coin toss ahead of the start of Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas, U.S., February 5, 2017. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/File Photo

Houston police are studying surveillance video and following up on tips in the killing of a cardiologist who once treated former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and was fatally shot while riding a bicycle in the city's medical center, authorities said on Saturday.

Politicsa day ago

Dunia, an asylum seeker from Honduras, is reunited with her five-year-old son Wilman at Brownsville South Padre International Airport in Brownsville, Texas, U.S., following their separation of more than five weeks through the Trump administration's "Zero Tolerance" policy, July 20, 2018.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A federal judge said on Friday the U.S. government had made "very promising" progress toward reuniting some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration.

Trump Effect2 days ago

Undocumented immigrants recently released from detention prepare to depart a bus depot for cities around the country in McAllen, Texas, U.S., July 18, 2018. Picture taken July 18, 2018.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Luis Campos, a Dallas attorney, showed up at a Texas immigrant detention facility close to the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday morning expecting to represent a client before an immigration judge.

Sports Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: Indianapolis Colts players kneel during the playing of the National Anthem before the game against the Cleveland Browns at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN, U.S., September 24, 2017.   Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that National Football League (NFL) players who do not stand for the national anthem should be suspended for the season without pay.

U.S.9 hours ago

A man will not be charged after fatally shooting another man in front of his girlfriend and son at a Florida convenience store during an argument over a handicapped parking spot, because of the state's Stand Your Ground law, according to authorities.

U.S.a day ago

FILE PHOTO: Ohio inmate Raymond Tibbetts is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters February 8, 2018.  Ohio Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Ohio Governor John Kasich on Friday commuted the death sentence of a convicted double murderer after a former juror in the man's trial asked he not be put to death because the panel was not given key information during sentencing about his troubled childhood.

Environmenta day ago

Cars are seen waiting on traffic as they enter Baltimore, Maryland November 5, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The city of Baltimore filed a lawsuit on Friday against 26 oil and gas companies and entities, including BP Plc <BP.L>, Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp, for knowingly contributing to what the city called the catastrophic consequences of climate change.

U.S.a day ago

Emergency responders examine the scene at a steam pipe explosion in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, U.S., July 19, 2018.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Under the crowded streets of New York City, a network of pipes, cables and tunnels contains hidden dangers that burst to the surface this week, spraying the Flatiron district with debris containing asbestos, a toxic chemical that can lead to respiratory illnesses, including cancer.

Environment16 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A duck boat is seen at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, U.S., July 19, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Ron Folsom/via REUTERS

Nine members of the same family were among 17 people killed when a "duck boat" sank during a storm on Thursday on a Missouri lake in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist tragedies in years.

Environmenta day ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump refers to amounts of temperature change as he announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday rejected the Trump administration's renewed bid to dismiss a lawsuit by young activists who say the U.S. government is ignoring the perils of climate change.

Environmenta day ago

Rescue personnel work after an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank, at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Stone County, Missouri, U.S. July 19, 2018 in this still image obtained from a video on social media.  SOUTHERN STONE COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT/Facebook/via REUTERS

An Indiana woman who lost 9 members of her family, including her children and husband, when a "duck boat" capsized and sank in Missouri said on television that the captain of the vessel told passengers not to put on life jackets.

U.S.a day ago

More than 100 former students have told investigators they were victims of sexual misconduct by a now-deceased Ohio State University doctor employed by its athletic department and medical staff for nearly two decades, the university said on Friday.

Politicsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: A ZTE smart phone is pictured in this illustration taken April 17, 2018.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/Illustration/File Photo

U.S. lawmakers cut measures from a defense bill that would have reinstated sanctions on China's ZTE Corp, abandoning an attempt to punish the company for illegally shipping U.S. products to Iran and North Korea.

Environmenta day ago

FILE PHOTO: A duck boat is seen at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, U.S., July 19, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Ron Folsom/via REUTERS

The drownings of 17 people when a “duck boat” in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident involving the amphibious tourist vessel in 1999 in which 13 people died.

Entertainment Newsa day ago

Amanda Jara, daughter of late Chilean singer-songwriter Victor Jara, who was detained and killed after the coup d'etat led by former dictator Augusto Pinochet, attends an interview with Reuters, in Quintay, Chile July 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

The daughter of popular Chilean folk singer Victor Jara has urged the Chilean government to act quicker to push for the extradition from the United States of the man found liable for the 1973 murder of her father.

Health Newsa day ago

The Allergan logo is seen in this photo illustration November 23, 2015.  REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a novel strategy adopted by drug company Allergan PLC to shield patents from review by an administrative court by transferring them to a Native American tribe.

Environmenta day ago

FILE PHOTO: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) command center in Taylor, Texas August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Julia Robinson

Homes and businesses in Texas used record amounts of power for a second straight day on Thursday and are expected to use even more in coming days as consumers crank up air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, according to the operator of much of the state's power grid.

Sports News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A man smokes as he plays a slot machine at the Island View Casino in Gulfport, Mississippi November 9, 2009. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Mississippi casinos won't be ready to roll out sports betting over the weekend, when the state's month-long waiting period on the newly legal form of gambling expires, Mississippi's gaming commissioner told Reuters in a recent interview.

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