Hundreds of passengers on an Amtrak train that became disconnected will have quite a story to tell around the Thanksgiving table.

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Ray Chavez, the nation's oldest survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor, has died, the White House says. He was 106.

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Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) said they have successfully flown the first-ever "solid state" airplane that has no moving parts and does not rely on fossil fuels to fly.

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The tribe that appears to have killed American John Allen Chau on remote North Sentinel Island in the Bay Bengal is one of a number of vanishing peoples sealed off from the rest of the world.

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New imagery from NASA shows a dark scar from the deadly and destructive Woolsey Fire, which burned near Malibu, California.

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Sandra Parks wrote an award-winning essay about the constant shootings in her hometown of Milwaukee and elsewhere, and the emotional toll they have on young people like her.

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The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office declined to file felony domestic violence charges against attorney Michael Avenatti on Wednesday, choosing instead to refer the case to the Los Angeles City Attorney's office for consideration of misdemeanor charges.

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Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday backed House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi to become House speaker next year once the party reclaims the majority in the chamber, so long as Pelosi "remains the most progressive candidate for speaker," a clear sign of support from one of the Democratic Party's rising liberal stars.

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CNN's Erin Burnett takes a closer look at President Trump's habit of criticizing judges and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts' rare public statement defending the judicial branch of the US government.

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When a school bus driver hit a car and allegedly fled the scene, a sixth-grader who witnessed the incident told the owner who was responsible.

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A family of four found dead at their mansion in Colts Neck, New Jersey, on Tuesday were the victims of homicide and their house was subsequently set on fire, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said Wednesday.

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In a stunning statement, brutally honest even by Trumpian standards, the President made his views of Saudi Arabia -- past, present and future -- crystal clear Tuesday.

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A series of storms set to bring some relief to firefighters in Northern California has thousands of people afraid that flash flooding and mudslides could crush what's left of the towns charred by the devastating Camp Fire.

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With rain falling and more expected, Walmart is encouraging people to leave the temporary encampment that sprung up in one of its parking lots as the Camp Fire burned through northern California.

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Every day Wallace Chan "communicates" with the universe, turning rough, ancient gemstones into extraordinary pieces of jewelry.

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