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  Houston Snapchat party argument turns into gun battle; 7 shot

Houston Police detectives said seven people ranging from teens to young adults ended up being shot after an argument at a house party.

Florida man jailed, accused of threatening mass shooting

AMBER ALERT: 16-yr-old girl believed to be in extreme danger

  WATCH: Good Samaritans rush to rescue woman in wheelchair who fell off pier

A Florida man used a tractor to dump dirt on a car, police said. His girlfriend was inside.

  Hours old baby found naked and abandoned in Md. wooded area

  13-year-old dies after collapsing during football practice in Pittsburgh

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3-year-old girl found alone on boat in Texas; father’s body recovered nearby

  Portland ‘ground zero’ for protests between right, left-wing

  Family finds live frog in carton of organic salad greens

  Philadelphia standoff suspect charged with attempted murder

  New York City subway scare suspect taken into police custody

Welsh town to install anti-sex toilets

  Owner of ‘Heist Jewelry’ hit with sledgehammer, still fights off robbers

Security camera footage shows the owner of ironically named Heist Jewelry tending to his inventory at 2:40 p.m. A masked suspect runs into the store and smashes a display case with a sledgehammer.

Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over NKorea weapons tests

The launches were North Korea's sixth round of tests since late July that revealed developments of a new rocket artillery system and two separate short-range mobile ballistic missile systems. Experts say it would expand the ability to strike targets in South Korea, including U.S. bases there.

Heather Locklear pleads no contest to fighting with deputies

Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to charges that she fought with first responders during two visits to her Southern California home last year.

Florida neighborhood overrun by vultures

Summertime is perfect for enjoying the pool, which is especially true for homeowners lucky enough to have one on their property.

  Fugitive hid in solar-powered bunker in woods for years, Wis. police say

Crews reopen Denali park road; stranded tourists leave

Study: 8 in 10 people have cried at work

  Hundreds arrive to honor El Paso victim after public invited

  Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging

‘Easy Rider’ star and writer Peter Fonda dies at age 79

FOX 8 journalist Nancy Parker killed in New Orleans East plane crash

Nancy Parker, a journalist at FOX 8 for 23 years, was killed in a small plane crash in New Orleans East on Friday afternoon.

  Man auctioning comic book collection to pay for cancer treatment

Robert Letscher spent most of his life collecting comic books. Now he’s selling off his prized possessions to cover growing medical costs.

Claims: Migrant children molested in US-funded foster care

The foster care programs are aimed at providing migrant children with care while authorities work to connect them with parents, relatives or other sponsors. But instead the boy told a counselor he was repeatedly sexually molested by other boys in the foster home.

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls major airports

A CBP spokeswoman said the systems were running again by early evening on the East Coast.

  S. Dakota woman thought she had kidney stones, but gave birth to triplets

Blaze, Gypsy, and Nikki were born early, and the Giltz family hope to bring them home soon.

  Police seek to question man in NYC rice cooker bomb scare

Police were looking to talk to a man seen on surveillance video taking two of the devices, which they identified as rice cookers, out of a shopping cart and placing them in the subway station.

Court: US can reject asylum along parts of Mexico border

A federal appeals court on Friday cleared the way for the U.S. government to forbid Central American immigrants from seeking asylum at the two busiest stretches of the southern border in a partial legal victory for the Trump administration.

  Caught in the act: Raccoon gets trapped while raiding Florida high school vending machine

The raccoon got stuck inside the vending in its search for potato chips and fruit snacks.

  James Bond’s Aston Martin goes for $6 million at auction

Sleek, sophisticated, and fit for a spy, the Aston Martin DB5 is inextricably linked to Secret Agent 007.

Nearly half of Americans don’t change underwear daily, study says

According to the survey, 45 percent of Americans said they have worn the same pair of undies for two days or longer. About 13 percent said they had worn the same pair for a week or more.

  Lawsuit filed in Legionnaires’ outbreak at Atlanta hotel cites negligence

There have been 12 lab-confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease, including one person who died, and 63 probable cases, according to Georgia health officials.

  Greenland to Trump: Thanks, but we’re not for sale

Following reports that Trump had spoken about the notion of buying Greenland, the semiautonomous Danish territory between the Atlantic and Arctic oceans issued a short statement to clarify it wasn't on the market.

  Rep. Tlaib declines to visit West Bank, citing Israeli conditions

Israel's interior minister says he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds.

  ‘You ugly!’ note gets airport security worker fired

A traveler at an airport says an airport security employee called him ugly. Security video shows Neal Strassner walking through the security check in July when the woman hands him a note.

UK judge sentences ‘Friends’ Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail

Abdulah Husseni's image became famous after Blackpool police published surveillance-camera footage of a man carrying a carton of cans from a restaurant in Blackpool. Social media users noted a strong similarity to Schwimmer's character Ross Geller on "Friends."

  Body cam video: Calif. police officers save choking child

Dramatic body cam video released by police in Culver City, California, shows two officers racing into an apartment last month to save a boy who was choking.

El Paso police seek identity of hero in Walmart attack

El Paso police are searching for a man who helped save lives in the Walmart mass shooting.

  Pennsylvania couple accused of faking birth, death of baby

A young couple in Pennsylvania faces criminal charges after police say they faked a pregnancy, birth and death of a child in exchange for gifts and money.

AP sources: Trump has talked about buying Greenland for US

Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S.

Coroner: Dayton gunman had drugs in system during firefight

The gunman in Dayton who killed nine people had cocaine, an antidepressant and alcohol in his system during the mass shooting, and was cut down by a barrage of at least two dozen police bullets that penetrated gaps in his body armor, a coroner said Thursday.

US makes new push for graphic warning labels on cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed 13 new warnings that would appear on all cigarettes, including images of cancerous neck tumors, diseased lungs and feet with amputated toes.

N. Korea fires more projectiles, rules out talks with South

South Korea's military said North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea Friday to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pressuring Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear diplomacy.

Armed Florida woman suddenly dies after hitting person with bat, biting child’s finger

Investigators say Kaynesha Rhodes held two people at gunpoint, hit one with a baseball bat and bit off part of a child’s finger.

  Massive cliff falls very close to kayak tour in Michigan

A group of kayakers on a tour got a wake-up call when a massive section of cliff fell into Lake Superior about 50 feet away from them.

  Colorado Springs PD releases body-cam footage of shooting that killed De’Von Bailey

Colorado Springs police have released the body-camera footage of a controversial officer-involved shooting that left a teenager dead.

Doctors suspect vaping behind dozens of lung illnesses in US

As many as 50 people in at least six states have come down with breathing illnesses that may be linked to e-cigarettes or other vaping products.

  Vacationing Americans want internet more than air conditioning, survey says

Air conditioning has provided a standard of comfort for decades, but respondents claim they would rather have online access than a non-sweat-inducing room temperature.

  Panel rules soap, sleep essential to migrant kids’ safety

A panel of judges on Thursday dismissed an appeal by the U.S. government that contended detained immigrant children might not require soap during shorter stints in custody under a longstanding settlement agreement.

  Man with special needs gets a new home and first ever birthday party

A 30-year-old man with special needs gets first birthday party after coming into the care of his former teacher.

House subpoenas Lewandowski, ex-Trump aide in Trump probe

The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and a former White House aide as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office.

  Taco the dog helped save his owner’s life after he fell from a flood wall

Taco waited on the wall overnight, watching over her owner who fell 15 feet below to the floodplain.

John Hickenlooper ends 2020 presidential bid

The two-term former Colorado governor, who ran as a moderate warning of the perils of extreme partisanship, struggled with fundraising and low polling numbers.

  9-year-old girl shot to death when suspect shot into wrong Dallas apartment, police said

Dallas Police said on Wednesday around 5:30 p.m., they arrived to find a 9-year-old girl with a gunshot wound.

Scientists confirm July set new global heat record

The results had been expected after several European countries reported new all-time temperature records in July. Scientists say the upward trend will likely continue because of man-made climate change.

  6 police shot in standoff that ‘could have been far worse’

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross expressed amazement that the standoff, which began Wednesday when officers attempted to serve a warrant, ended with no one dead.

  Israel bans entry to outspoken US congresswomen

With a push from President Donald Trump, Israel on Thursday barred two Muslim-American congresswomen from entering the country for a visit, an extraordinary step bringing the longtime U.S. ally into Trump's domestic fight against political rivals at home.

Judge: Georgia must scrap outdated voting machines after 2019

A federal lawsuit filed by election integrity advocates and individual Georgia voters argues that the paperless touchscreen voting machines Georgia has used since 2002 are unsecure, vulnerable to hacking and can't be audited. They have been seeking statewide use of hand-marked paper ballots.

  Cards brighten birthday for young man nicknamed Sunshine

The simplest gestures often mean the most. It's a lesson learned from the birthday wish of a young man in Sabetha who doesn't let Down Syndrome keep him from being a bright spot.

  Rep. Steve King says rapes, incest helped populate the world

"What if we went back through all the family trees and just pulled those people out that were products of rape and incest? Would there be any population of the world left if we did that?" King asked, according to video of the event.

Indiana cemetery objects to John Dillinger exhumation plans

The Indianapolis Star reports Crown Hill Cemetery said in a statement Wednesday that it objects to the exhumation in part because it's concerned "the complex and commercial nature of this exhumation could cause disruption to the peaceful tranquility of the Cemetery."

Pilot hailed as hero after bird strike disables Russian jet

The airline said in a statement that the pilot shut down the engines to avoid fire as the plane landed with its fuel tanks fully loaded.

  Epstein’s injuries consistent with suicide by hanging or strangulation, WaPo reports

Those familiar with the autopsy told the newspaper the broken bones included the hyoid bone, which is near the Adam’s apple.

  Serial rapist in decade-old cases caught through DNA match, Fla. authorities say

When several backlogged rape kits were tested, the DNA came back as a familial match to the suspect’s brother.

  Teen hospitalized after getting sucked into Texas water park drain

The sheriff's office hopes to better secure the grate the 14-year-old lifted before falling into the drain.

  Mother sues after 12-year-old son’s bully left him with brain damage, she says

The lawsuit alleges the middle school and the organization that runs it failed to protect the 12-year-old.

New Mexico man accused of force-feeding meth to his cat

Police say a veterinarian who examined the cat says he showed signs of neurological deficits.

  Police release video of Yankees GM being stopped at gunpoint

Cashman later praised police for their professionalism during the encounter, which happened on Aug. 9 as police responded to a report of a man with a gun inside a Jeep.

Thousands attend El Paso memorial for shooting victims

Leaders from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border gathered in El Paso Wednesday night to memorialize the 22 people killed this month when a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in the Texas border city.

Amazon will donate unsold merchandise instead of trashing it

The company said it will start donating the items that did not sell or that have been returned.

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users’ audio clips

The practice was, until recently, common in the tech industry. Companies say the practice helps improve their services. But users aren't typically aware that humans and not just computers are reviewing audio.

FAA bans recalled Macbook Pros from flights

Apple issued a limited recall for the laptops in June because they contained batteries that could overheat.

  Long-term exposure to air pollution is like smoking a pack a day, study finds

The study spanned 10 years and is considered one of the largest of its kind. Researchers looked at more than 7,000 adults in six metropolitan areas in the U.S.

Ford recalls 108K cars; seat belts may not hold in a crash

Ford is recalling over 108,000 midsize cars in North America to fix a problem that could stop the seat belts from holding people in a crash.

  Epstein accuser sues as questions swirl about his death

Surveillance video reviewed after the 66-year-old financier's suspected suicide over the weekend shows guards never made some of the checks noted in the log, according to a person familiar with the investigation.

  A teacher’s summer job: Selling water on the street

Warren Grannis can pocket $90 a day if he makes his goal of selling two cases of water.

  Dayton shooter’s friend who bought body armor to remain in jail

Authorities said there's no indication Ethan Kollie knew his friend was planning a mass shooting, but they did accuse him of lying on a federal firearms form while buying a pistol not used in the shooting.

  New study shows vaping linked to marijuana use in young people

Nicotine changes how people respond to and crave addictive substances.

Illinois becomes first state to require insurance companies to cover EpiPens for kids

EpiPens can cost families about $600 per injector.