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Warnings of critical fire conditions blanketed much of the U.S. Southwest on Saturday, as crews in northern New Mexico worked to stop the growth of the nation's largest active wildfire. The 7-week-old fire has burned 491 square miles of forest.
Nineteen children were looking forward to a summer filled with Girl Scouts and soccer. Two teachers were closing out a promising school year. They’re the 21 people who were killed in an elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. These are their names.
"We will not let those people who are motivated by hate separate us or make us feel fear." Vice President Kamala Harris addressed mourners at the funeral for 86-year-old Ruth Whitfield, the oldest victim of a gunman's racist attack at a Buffalo supermarket.
Under court order, the FBI has released a batch of documents and photos on its 2018 dig for fabled Civil War-era gold. The FBI has long insisted it found nothing, but treasure hunters say the records raise more questions.
JOE BIDEN DEFEATS PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP The Associated Press declares Joe Biden the winner of a grueling campaign for the American presidency. He will lead a polarized nation through a historic collision of health, economic and social crises. #APracecall
BREAKING: Supreme Court rules gay and lesbian people can sue for workplace bias under landmark civil rights law.
BREAKING: US appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump's ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations.