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4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland warehouse shooting

Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun, killing three people before fatally shooting herself, according to authorities.

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Stocks at records; Dow beats all-time high from January

Wall Street delivered another set of milestones Thursday as a wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher, driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average above the all-time high it closed at in January.

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California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — If you want a straw with your drink or a soda with a kids' meal at a California restaurant, you'll need to ask for them starting next year.

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President Trump to address drugs, nuclear weapons in UN speeches

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will call for global action on the world drug problem, lay out his vision of the U.S. role in the world, and urge a halt to the spread of weapons of mass destruction during next week's gathering of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly.

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Florence-weary South Carolina could get more record flooding

WILMINGTON, N.C. — As rivers swollen to record levels started to recede Thursday in North Carolina, officials tried to head off potential environmental disasters and prepared for more record flooding downstream in South Carolina.

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Anti-abuse activists pan U.S. Catholic bishops' new proposals

NEW YORK — Lawyers and advocates for victims of clergy sex-abuse are assailing as inadequate some new steps announced by U.S. Catholic bishops to curtail the abuse scandals that have deeply shaken the church this year.

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Lawyer: Kavanaugh accuser may testify with right conditions

WASHINGTON — Christine Blasey Ford would testify next week to the Senate about her accusation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her when both were high school students if agreement can be reached to "terms that are fair and which ensure her safety," a Ford attorney told the Judiciary Committee on Thursday.

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Buoyant stocks lift U.S. household wealth, mainly for affluent

WASHINGTON — A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-June quarter, the culmination of a decade of economic recovery but a gain that is concentrated largely among the most affluent.

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Officials: 3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid center

Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said.

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Relatives: Texas victims more than the troubles they endured

Janelle Ortiz dreamed of becoming famous. Melissa Ramirez imagined a day when the street wasn't home and drugs not her preoccupation. Claudine Luera just ached to see her children do better than she had.

Veterans Mark 75th Anniversary Of D Day

Ceremonies were held this week at memorial sites along the cliffs and sandy expanse where Allied forces landed in Nazi-occupied France on June 6, 1944.

Britain Royal Wedding

A collection of photos from the wedding ceremony of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

NASA Insight Spacecraft Mars Mission

The InSight spacecraft launched onboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas-V rocket, Saturday, May 5, 2018, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (Photos by Bill Ingalls/NASA)

5 Colorado deputies shot

A man fired more than 100 rounds at sheriff's deputies in Colorado early Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, killing one and injuring four others.

Some Who Died In 2017

Fires threaten wealthy enclave in California

One of the biggest fires in California's history is threatening homes in Santa Barbara and the nearby wealthy enclave of Montecito.

Astronauts picked for SpaceX, Boeing capsule test flights

NASA has chosen nine astronauts to ride the SpaceX Dragon and Boeing Starliner capsules. Test flights will take place by the end of this year or early next, with the first crews flying from Cape Canaveral, Florida by next spring or summer. (August 3)

Final Solo Season for Longtime Stunt Pilot

Airshow legend Sean D. Tucker plans to perform stunts at a Wisconsin airshow as part of his last season as a solo performer. But the 66-year-old isn’t retiring. He plans to start performing as part of an aerobatic team (July 23)