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Suspected driver in Barcelona attack 'shot down' by police

Catalan police confirmed that the man they shot in the town of Subirats was Younes Abouyaaqoub, the alleged driver of a van that rammed people in Barcelona.

10 missing after US warship collides with tanker

The Navy guided-missile destroyer sustained damage on its port side. Two ships and several aircraft are combing the waters, looking for the missing U.S. sailors.

Women of the 'alt-right'

They've become Internet stars by boosting white nationalist ideologies. But that outspokenness can be at odds with the ideas of male white supremacists.

Wreckage of USS Indianapolis found in Pacific

The cruiser was returning from a secret mission to deliver atomic bomb components when she was sunk by a submarine.

Historians agree: Confederate statues were built to further white supremacy

President Trump hasn't mentioned it as he's defended the memorabilia over the past week, but historians say the statues were originally built to send a clear message to black Americans.

Boston rally cut short after massive counter-protest

Thousands of counter-protesters marched through downtown Boston, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short their rally.

How to buy a goat when you're really poor

Skeptics say if you give cash to the poor, they'll waste it. But many poor people are great at saving — thanks to this system.

Tracing the dark origins of Charlottesville's KKK

Charlottesville residents keep saying: "This is not us." But the city's history tells a different story.

3 questions about a pro-Russia congressman's meeting with Julian Assange

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., met in London with Julian Assange — and has a secret message from Assange for President Trump.

What we know: Multiple terrorist attacks hit Spain

Police believe the attacks that killed 14 people are the work of an organized group of terrorists — and that they acted after an accidental explosion earlier this week.

Bay Area man celebrating marriage killed in Barcelona attack

Jared Tucker's sister said that Tucker, 42, and his wife, Heidi Nunes-Tucker, 40, were celebrating their honeymoon after saving up for the trip. She said they married a year ago.

Trump decries monument removals, 'history ripped apart'

Local and state officials have renewed pushes to remove Confederate imagery from public property since the violence and death of a woman in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white nationalist rally over the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue.

​Powerball jackpot climbs to $510 million, 8th largest

No one matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing, so the national lottery game will continue to grow ahead of the next drawing Saturday night.

Joint Chiefs denounce racism after Trump's comments

Top ranking uniformed leaders of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and National Guard all posted on social media condemning racism, hatred and extremism.

Mourners to honor Charlottesville victim, states debate Confederate statues

Heather Heyer was killed when the driver of a car rammed into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in the Virginia city. Two people have filed a lawsuit against the car's driver and others.

5 years in, what's next for DACA?

Immigrant rights groups and students gathered at the White House to protest the possible repeal of DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.