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Strong quake rattles central Italy: "The town isn't here"
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, levelling buildings in several towns as residents slept. The mayor of hard-hit Amatrice said: "The town isn't here anymore."
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Man charged with terrorism after pointing rifle at Anson Co. Courthouse
Kurtis Eugene Russell, 35, is charged with terrorism, larceny of a firearm, possession of a weapon of mass destruction, possession of a weapon on state property/court house, going armed to the terror of the people, and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State
More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money - either personally or through companies or groups - to the Clinton Foundation. It's an...
Authorities weigh evidence after alleged intruder shot and killed
Tony Underwood, spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office, says they are still analyzing evidence and reviewing accounts of everyone at the scene.
Communication is key in interactions between police and deaf
After the fatal state trooper-involved shooting of Daniel Harris, a 29-year-old deaf man, many were left wondering how police officers are trained for these situations.
Man charged with murder in Charlotte Walmart parking lot shooting
Kedar Aziz Muhammad, 22, is charged with murder in the death of Rechard Delane Mickle, 35.
Millions on the line to help low-performing CMS schools
Three schools could get up to $2 million each to turn around schools divided up over the next five years.
Charges filed against teen burglary suspects after deadly shooting by homeowner
Jacob Alexander Maye and Tristen Malyk Deese now face charges of first degree burglary and felony conspiracy. They also live in the same area where the house was broken into on Happy Hollow Lane.
SLIDESHOW: Baby names that are becoming less popular
Finding the perfect baby name isn't the easiest thing for a parent to do. Earlier this year, we told you about the hottest names (so far) of 2016, but what about the names that are becoming less popular?
Court considers Kansas rule that voters prove citizenship
A federal appeals court will decide whether Kansas has the right to ask people who register to vote when they get their driver's licenses for proof that they're citizens, a decision which could affect whether...
Little League coach visits mound to tell son he loves him
Baseball is the greatest game when you do it right. Oregon's Little League coach does it right.