Joe Jackson, father of Michael, dies at 89

Joseph Jackson, the strong, fearsome patriarch of the musical Jackson family, has died, according to a person close to the family.

The Latest: Court hears ‘Making a Murderer’ appeal

The Latest on oral arguments in the appeal of an inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series.

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dead at 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died suddenly early Tuesday morning, city officials said.
Wynn Resorts new CEO Matt Maddox reacts as he speaks during an interview at Wynn Las Vegas Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Las Vegas. Maddox says he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced in a news report last month. He was appointed CEO on Feb. 6 after Wynn resigned. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

New Wynn Resorts CEO denies knowing of claims against mogul

The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month.
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Chemical company’s response to water worries: Silence

A Fortune 500 chemical company with a pollution problem in North Carolina is following a different model: don't apologize, don't explain.
Distinguished Philadelphia Firefighter dies after he's trapped inside home for 30 minutes. (YC.NEWS/NIK HATZIEFSTATHIOU)

Philadelphia Firefighter Lt. Matt LeTourneau Killed In the Line of Duty Saturday

A Philadelphia firefighter was killed in the line of duty battling a rowhome fire.

California proposal would limit when officers can open fire

California proposed it become the first state to significantly restrict when officers can open fire.
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Large fireball seen at Havana airport following crash

Cuba’s state-run television reports that a Boeing 737 Cubana de Aviacion flight crashed as it took off from Havana’s Jose Marti airport.
Highays around downtown Houston are empty as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey overflow from the bayous around the city Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The Latest: Facebook, Google to match Harvey donations

Facebook and Google are matching donations to people affected by Hurricane Harvey, the tech giants announced on Tuesday.

Man charged with hiding death of missing N Carolina girl

Authorities in North Carolina have arrested a man in connection with the disappearance of a young girl.

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