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Teenage boy reported missing from Texas facility that cares for migrants, police say
A teenage boy has been reported missing from a care facility in Brownsville, Texas, a police official said Sunday.
The restaurant industry grapples with demons of addiction, mental illness
Chef Brandon Baltzley has struggled with substance abuse for most of his adult life. He and others are speaking openly about substance abuse, mental health and the relationship between the two, letting others know that it's OK to be sober in the restaurant business.
No one is immune to suicide. But there is hope
Suicide affects people from all walks of life, sometimes in silence and isolation. It can reach across social, political and economic lines.
Time editor defends crying migrant girl cover: 'She became the face of this story'
The top editor at Time Magazine, Ed Felsenthal, defended the use of an image of a crying migrant girl for its cover last week.
Where Danes Butt Heads (Politely) With Their Leaders
For four days in June, leaders, chief executives and ordinary Danes flock to a remote island in the Baltic Sea to hash out issues profound and personal at Folkemodet, a political festival.
Prince William Lands in Jordan for ‘Historic’ Middle East Trip
The Duke of Cambridge is embarking on the visit at the request of the government, in the first such trip by a British royal.
As Israel Pushes to Build, Bedouin Homes and School Face Demolition
Israel has long wanted to clear the West Bank of Bedouin herders near Jerusalem to make room for Jewish settlements. It could happen any day.
Separated parents given option for voluntary deportation amid child reunification
As focus intensifies on reuniting immigrant families separated by the government, parents are being offered the option to sign voluntary departure orders to speed up their cases -- and are told they'll be reunited with their kids before they are deported if they do.
Prince William makes historic visit to Middle East
The prince embarks on the first official royal visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Merkel presses over migration as 'European solution' fails
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday she would seek direct deals with separate European Union states on migration, conceding the bloc had failed to find a joint solution to the issue threatening her government.
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New Mexico residents to testify on atomic bomb fallout
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Residents of a New Mexico Hispanic village near the site of the world’s first atomic bomb test say they were long ignored about the lingering health effects and were expected to share their stories with Congress. The Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium plans to travel t...
18-year-old driver dies after colliding with log truck
The driver of the log truck wasn't injured in the crash on Highway 101 near Beaver, Oregon.
Police arrest 7 in downtown Seattle during march calling for social change
About 50 people marched through downtown Seattle Saturday in the Washington Poor People’s Campaign demonstration, hosted in solidarity with a larger rally and march in Washington, D.C.
Fire crews contain wildfire near Vantage
The fire started Wednesday night and quickly began burning through brush and grass in the area. The cause is under investigation.
Commercial spaceflight company to attempt launch from Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Officials say a commercial spaceflight company is set to make its third launch attempt from the Kodiak spaceport. The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports if successful, it would be the first commercial launch ever from the spaceport at Narrow Cape. The Alaska Aerospace Corporation, ...
The beauty of henna art at Kent salon
Women come to a Kent beauty salon to receive henna patterns for Eid, marking the end of the Ramadan fast.
GET out or stay in? Prepaid-tuition account holders have until Sept. 12 to decide
If you have invested in GET — Washington state’s prepaid college-tuition program to pay future tuition bills — you have until Sept. 12 to make a decision about what to do with your account.
String of assaults fuels criticism of Seattle’s handling of homelessness crisis
Advocates for the homeless say that while serious, the incidents represent a minute fraction of similar crimes committed in the region, and that homeless people are more likely to be the victims of violent crime than perpetrate it.
Seattle’s head tax is dead, but political debate may reverberate
The tax was supposed to raise $47 million per year for low-income housing and homeless services. The business lobbyists who helped kill the measure want to carry the momentum from their victory into next year’s City Council elections.
Hundreds march in Berlin to demand an end to using coal
BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are marching through the German capital to demand an end to burning coal to produce electricity. The demonstrators — many of them families pushing strollers, people on bikes and samba bands — walked through the Berlin’s government district on Sunday ahead of n...
Yankees believe Sanchez (groin) is likely to DL
After injuring his groin in Sunday's loss to the Rays, Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez is likely a candidate for the DL, though he will undergo an MRI on Monday.
Harry Kane, Jesse Lingard impress for England
You can only beat what is in front of you, so England maintained its discipline and simply focused on executing in its easy win over Panama.
Radamel Falcao, James Rodriguez lead way for Colombia
Starting a World Cup game together for the first time, Colombia's main men were superb.
Sweden delivers powerful anti-racism message after Jimmy Durmaz received threats
Jimmy Durmaz conceded the final minute free kick that led to a winning goal for Germany’s Toni Kroos in Germany’s 2-1 victory over Sweden. Durmaz received threats and insults on social media after the mishap.
Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR Cup race at Sonoma after brilliant strategy call
How the Toyota/Save Mart 350 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race played out Sunday at Sonoma Raceway.
Stewart powers Storm past Wings 97-76
Breanna Stewart had 28 points and 12 rebounds and powered a late run for the Seattle Storm to beat the Dallas Wings 97-76 on Sunday
DJ Calvin Harris stoked by Harry Kane nod to 'One Kiss'
Harry Kane was asked after England's win in the World Cup what song he'd like to be played in his honor on a Brazilian radio station
Bubba Watson shoots 63 to rally for 3rd Travelers title
Bubba Watson rallied to win his third Travelers Championship title, shooting a 7-under 63 on Sunday for a three-stroke victory at TPC River Highlands
The Latest: Portugal, Spain want routine wins to advance
Portugal and Spain want routine victories to lock up its place in the knockout rounds
Dominant Sale offers reminder that he's one of the best
With seven shutout innings, 13 strikeouts and the fastest pitch of his career, Red Sox ace Chris Sale showed the Mariners he's a Cy Young candidate.
Will new obesity measures make your life easier?
New rules aiming to tackle child obesity have been broadly welcomed - with some reservations.
NHS use of 'unsafe' syringes to be examined
It follows claims the devices, used to give powerful painkillers, could have caused widespread deaths.
US 'not ready' for increasing level of deadly bug diseases
Child obesity plan targets sweets at checkouts
New measures also aim to limit junk food ads and end the sale of energy drinks to children.
When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic
Few primary care doctors are willing to do what Nicole Gastala has: endure the challenges of prescribing buprenorphine, a medication for opioid addiction.
The Trump Appointee Who’s an Addiction Specialist
Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz answers questions about the opioid crisis and how to help more doctors treat addiction
Phys Ed: For Survivors of Childhood Cancer, Walk
Regular exercise, such as brisk walking for an hour, improved long-term survival in those who had childhood cancers.
Thirty-three pregnant Cambodian women discovered in surrogacy raid
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Thirty-three pregnant Cambodian women who were carrying babies on behalf of Chinese clients have been discovered during a raid on an illegal commercial surrogacy operation, police said on Saturday.
Reuniting and Detaining Migrant Families Pose New Mental Health Risks
Experts say the parents and children split apart at the border could face difficult reunions. Holding them indefinitely could be even worse.
Dr. Gupta: After all my years of reporting, this still haunts me
Most of the time when you hear me talking about food, I am talking about the food we eat. But a few years ago, I realized I needed to talk more about the food we DON'T eat.
Think Your Body Is Infested With Insects? You're Not Alone.
Erika Engelhaupt, National Geographic: A few years ago, a man began telling his family members a horrifying tale: There are bugs living inside him. [...] He shows the classic signs of what scientists call delusory parasitosis, or Ekbom syndrome, an unwavering but incorrect belief that the patient...
The week that QoS in networking, aka WAN, RAN, thank you ma'am
Aruba gets the SD-WAN bug, Huawei patches slowly and so much more Roundup Nokia has claimed a first by demonstrating a cloud-based radio access network (RAN) running on an operational carrier network.…
Japanese Writing After Murakami
Roland Kelts, writing for The Times Literary Supplement: At fifty-one, Hideo Furukawa is among the generation of Japanese writers I'll call "A. M.," for "After Murakami." Haruki Murakami is Japan's most internationally renowned living author. His work has been translated into over fifty languages...
The Washington Post instructs us to 'Let the Trump team eat in peace,' but people are not having it
The Washington Post has jumped to the defense of Sarah Sanders a day after the press secretary was refused service at a restaurant. The piece, titled "Let the Trump team eat in peace," was written by the paper's editorial board. In it they argue that Sanders, Kirstjen Nielsen, and Stephen Miller ...
2018 iPhone could be cheaper than iPhone X, and will USB-C replace Lightning? - CNET
What went down in iPhone news this week.
Logitech's school-targeted Crayon stylus is so good, Apple should copy it for iPad - CNET
Logitech's education-targeted keyboard case and stylus work with the newest iPad but have features anyone would like.
Google Pixel Wear OS smartwatch: rumored specs, price and release date - CNET
Google’s own smartwatch could arrive this year. Here’s what we know (or think we know) so far.
Google is Adding Anti-Tampering DRM To Android Apps in the Play Store
Google has introduced a small change to Play Store apps that could significantly protect several Android users. From a report: Earlier this week, Google quietly rolled out a feature that adds a string of metadata to all APK files (that's the file type for Android apps) when they are signed by the...
'Love wins': These photos of Pride parades around the world will bring you so much joy
Pride parades are the best kind of public spectacle: They uplift, unite, and give people a great reason to have a lot of fun. As Pride Month comes to an end, spend a moment taking in scenes from parades that took place around the world over the past few weeks. They spread messages of hope, love,...
Volkswagen I.D. R EV demolishes overall Pikes Peak record - Roadshow
The prototype electric race car beat the previous Pikes Peak Hill Climb record by a full 15 seconds.
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