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Typhoon Jebi Hits Japan, Killing At Least 6 People

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| Thousands were stranded in Kansai International Airport, on an island in Osaka Bay, after the bridge linking the airport to the main island was damaged.

Texas Judge Says DACA Is Probably Illegal, But Leaves It In Place

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Federal District Judge Andrew Hanen had ended a similar Obama-era program, but he declined to halt DACA, saying the coalition of opposed states waited too long to bring their lawsuit.

Texas Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Teen Is Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison

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Last April, Roy Oliver and his partner responded to a report of underage drinking. Oliver fired into a car full of teens, hitting and killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards.

2 Killed After Construction Scaffolding Collapses Near Disney World

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A third person was able to hold on after slipping and was pulled to safety by other workers at the hotel building site. The sheriff's office has launched an investigation.

With Vatican In Turmoil Over Abuse Allegations, Questions Remain About What Pope Knew

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In the era of social media and the 24-hour news cycle, mudslinging between rival church factions is now occurring in the open. Key unanswered questions have emboldened some of the pope's critics.

A Toddler's Death Adds To Concerns About Migrant Detention

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An 18-month-old child died this spring after she was released from an immigrant detention facility in Texas. Lawyers representing her mother intend to sue the contractor for $40 million in damages.

Madden Tournaments Canceled After Deadly Shooting In Jacksonville

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Two players were killed when a shooter opened fire at a Florida tournament. Police say the shooter took his own life. The CEO of game-maker Electronic Arts says he has canceled three upcoming events.

Hurricane Maria Caused 2,975 Deaths In Puerto Rico, Independent Study Estimates

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The number from a study commissioned by Puerto Rico's government is much higher than the government's official death toll of 64.

Apartment Fire Kills 8 Children In Chicago's Little Village Neighborhood

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Chicago fire officials said Sunday's fire was deadliest in more than a decade, and that no smoke detectors were found or heard at the scene. Investigators are still looking into the cause of the fire.