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Swaziland is now called 'eSwatini'

At a celebration marking 50 years of independence from Britain, Africa's last absolute monarch announced he is renaming his country to the "Kingdom of eSwatini."

Dad stabbed to death as daughter sits in lap at…

A homeless man has been charged with murder in the death of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past…

PHOTO GALLERY: U.S. missiles light sky over Damascus; students protest gun violence in U.S.; participants in annual Color Run in Paris toss colored powder into the air.

1 student wounded in shooting at Florida high…

A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades

Queen Elizabeth II turns 92, to attend…

Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London

Yemen Red Cross: More dying from indirect effects of war

The outgoing head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Yemen says he believes more people are dying now from indirect effects of the conflict than from bombing, shelling and ground attacks

US schools walk out over gun violence

Students were demanding gun legislation that promotes school safety, 19 years since the Columbine massacre.

In Memoriam: Avicii

The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman.

This Medicine Cabinet Staple Could Prevent Dying…

Researchers out of the University of Arizona say a simple aspirin could help mitigate the effects of grief and bereavement.

Romney seeks Utah Republican Party nomination at…

Mitt Romney has one of the best-known names in politics, but he still must face down nearly a dozen Utah contenders in his bid to restart his political career with a U.S. Senate seat

Off-duty LAPD officer charged with murder in DUI crash

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer has been charged with murder in a fiery freeway crash that killed three people

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E…

U.S. health officials are telling consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and are warning restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak

Man who shot 2 deputies in Florida was mystery to…

A man who investigators say killed two sheriff's deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery figure to many in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting

CIA Releases Memo On Gina Haspel's Role…

Haspel is President Donald Trump's pick to run the agency.

Panelist: Trump has 'stink of guilt' over him

Commenting on the release of James Comey's memos, former Rudy Giuliani aide Rick Wilson mocks President Donald Trump for his remarks about Russian President Vladimir Putin.

DOJ looks into how AT&T, Verizon handle defecting…

The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T and Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless carriers

Trump changes tone on immigration

On Tuesday, President Trump appeared to be open to a "clean" DACA bill. By Wednesday, he seemed adamant that the wall be included in any immigration bill.

Jury ends week with no decision on Border Patrol…

A judge told jurors considering a murder charge against a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the shooting death of a rock-throwing Mexican teenager to keep trying to reach a verdict

Judge won't order Flint bottled water program to…

A federal judge has denied a request to order Michigan officials to resume distribution of free bottled water in Flint

His Epic Vacation Seemed Too Good to be True. It…

The emails from Chris Smith to family and friends began in June 2010 with seemingly happy news: The 30-year-old wrote that he was flush with $1 million cash after selling out his half of an ad company to his partner and was embarking on an epic world journey by yacht...

Syria's Damascus region to see thousands more evacuations

Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside

Texas sheriff fires deputy who fatally shot unarmed man

A Texas sheriff has fired a deputy who shot an unarmed man dead during a confrontation in Houston