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Highlights of this day in history: Inventor Thomas Edison dies; Three scientists share Nobel prize for DNA work; Anthrax scare hits CBS in New York; Two U.S. athletes suspended for Mexico City Olympics protest; Rock star Chuck Berry born.
Country radio DJ Bob Kingsley, 80, dies at home in Texas; Puerto Rican rapper Anuell AA wins big at the Latin American Music Awards; The Barbie Malibu Dreamhouse is listed on Airbnb for a limited time.
Deep-sea explorers scouring the world’s oceans for sunken World War II ships are honing in on sonar readings of debris fields deep in the Pacific. They recently discovered a Japanese aircraft carrier that went down during the Battle of Midway.
California is launching MyShake, a mobile app that will send out earthquake early warning alerts. Gov. Gavin Newsom and other officials announced the system Thursday, the 30th anniversary of the of the deadly Loma Prieta earthquake.
GOP Senate lawmakers reacted to Thursday's announced cease-fire in Syria, with the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voicing approval, but Sen. Mitt Romney blasting the administration and calling for hearings.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says a teacher strike could be settled "today" if the Chicago Teachers Union would negotiate with a seriousness and "sense of urgency."
A family business of West Virginia’s billionaire governor has maxed out a taxpayer-funded subsidy program meant to help farmers through the U.S. trade war with China.
The White House is confirming Donald Trump asked Ukraine's leader to investigate his country's role in meddling in the 2016 US presidential campaign. Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said withholding funding was "absolutely appropriate."
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says that "things have just gone from very, very bad to much, much worse" with the White House's acknowledgment that it held up military aid to Ukraine.
Here's the latest for Wednesday, Oct. 17th: Vice President Pence announces Turkey cease-fire in Syria; Chicago teachers go on strike; Lawmakers mourn the death of Congressman Elijah Cummings; A solar-powered car race in Australia.
President Donald Trump is crediting his threat of sanctions on Turkey as "tough love" that led the country to agree to a five-day cease-fire with Kurds in northern Syria. Touting the agreement, Trump said it's "a great day for civilization."
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi greets Italian President Sergio Mattarella Thursday on Capitol Hill during the Italian president's five-day visit to the United States.
Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that Turkey has agreed to a cease-fire to allow the Kurdish forces it was battling to safely withdraw from an area in northern Syria.
On the Northern Ireland border, people have gathered at crossing points, huddling together against the cold to demand that politicians protect a peace that suddenly seems in jeopardy.
The White House says it has chosen President Donald Trump's golf resort in Miami as the site for next year's G-7 summit. The announcement comes as the president has accused Joe Biden's family of profiting from his time in public office.
Chicago public school teachers say they're walking the picket lines to get more resources for students and smaller class sizes, not more money in their pockets. teachers. They went on strike Thursday after failing to reach a contract deal.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters President Donald Trump did not appreciate her questions on Syria and Russian President Vladimir Putin during their White House meeting Wednesday and that's what led to the president's "meltdown."
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she is "devastated" by the death of her "brother in Baltimore," Rep. Elijah Cummings, who died Thursday at age 68. She said Cummings lived the American dream and "wanted it for everyone else."