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  • The Latest: Funeral begins for opera star Jessye Norman

    The Latest on the public funeral for international opera star Jessye Norman (all times local): ————— 1:10 p.m. The funeral for international opera icon Jessye Norman has begun in Augusta, Georgia, where the star grew up. A musical prelude […]

  • Trump announces ‘phase one’ trade deal with China

    President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. and China had reached a “substantial phase one deal” on trade that will eliminate a tariff hike that had been planned for next week. Trump announced the deal in the Oval […]

  • Authorities investigating New Hampshire church shooting: Governor

    Authorities are investigating a shooting at a church in Pelham, New Hampshire, on Saturday morning, the governor said. “State officials are on scene assisting local first responders in the response and investigation of a shooting in Pelham, NH,” Governor […]

  • Indigenous pour in from Amazon to boost Ecuador protests

    Hundreds more indigenous protesters poured into Ecuador’s capital from the country’s Amazon on Friday, increasing pressure on President Lenín Moreno amid protests against fuel price hikes that have produced dramatic images of paraded police captives and violent clashes. Thousands […]

  • NLCS surprise: Top 2 teams out, leaving Cards vs Nats

    With the top teams out of the mix, it’s on to a most unlikely matchup in the NL Championship Series. The St. Louis Cardinals are back in the NLCS for the first time since 2014 after a stunner of […]