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Pelosi announces agreement on North American trade pact

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol...

Camel, cow, donkey found roaming together along Kansas road

Authorities discovered a camel, a cow and a donkey roaming together along a Kansas road in a grouping reminiscent of a Midwestern Christmas Nativity scene. The Goddard Police Department asked for help Sunday in locating the owners of the “three friends traveling together (towards a Northern star).” Police said in a Facebook post that if they couldn’t find the owners, they would be “halfway toward a live Nativity this Christmas season.” Read the full story at themonitor.com.

Highway Patrol: 3 killed in shooting at Oklahoma Walmart

DUNCAN, Oklahoma — Two men and a woman were fatally shot Monday outside a Walmart store in southwestern Oklahoma, the chief of police said. Two...

Border Patrol agent shoots, kills gunman who opened fire

SUNLAND PARK, New Mexico — Border Patrol officials say an agent shot and killed a gunman who opened fire about a mile from the...

Helicopters collide over South Texas ranch, killing 2 people

HEBBRONVILLE — Authorities say two small helicopters collided while herding deer on a ranch in South Texas, killing two men and injuring a third...

Texas deputy fatally shoots man armed with knife, tree limb

KOUNTZE, Texas — Authorities say an East Texas sheriff's deputy fatally shot a 31-year-old man after he used a knife and a tree limb...

Bernie Sanders has heart procedure, cancels campaign events

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders' campaign said Wednesday that the Democratic presidential candidate had a heart procedure for a blocked artery and was canceling events...

Musk unveils SpaceX Mars rocket at Boca Chica Beach

BOCA CHICA VILLAGE, Texas — Elon Musk has unveiled a SpaceX spacecraft designed to carry a crew and cargo to the moon, Mars or...

Music starts for Earthlings around Area 51 events in Nevada

HIKO, Nev. — Sound checks echoed from a distant main stage while Daniel Martinez whirled and danced at dusty makeshift festival grounds just after...

Spokesman: Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens dies at age 91

OKLAHOMA CITY — T. Boone Pickens, a brash and quotable oil tycoon who grew even wealthier through corporate takeover attempts, died Wednesday. He was...