Game of Thrones: Economics of mercy and other final lessons

WASHINGTON (AP) — So Daenerys broke the wheel, after all. Or at least knocked it out of alignment. The long-suffering people of Westeros get a chance at a new beginning in the final ...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 21, the 141st day of 2019. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 21, 19...

Inmate sentenced to death will get new trial in 1997 slaying

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 49-year-old man sentenced to death will get a new trial in the 1997 slaying of a Cincinnati convenience store owner. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand a ...

5th migrant child dies after detention by Border Patrol

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child apprehended by border agents since December. ...

Steven Van Zandt keeps on rocking but avoids the p-word

NEW YORK (AP) — There's plenty of rock on Steven Van Zandt's first album of original material in 20 years. There's also soul and funk and some mean horn solos. What there isn't plenty of is politics. ...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, May 26, the 146th day of 2019. There are 219 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 26, 197...

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Today in History Today is Monday, May 27, the 147th day of 2019. There are 218 days left in the year. This is the Memorial Day observance. Today's Highlight in Hist...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, May 30, the 150th day of 2019. There are 215 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 30, 1...

Indonesian court sentences Frenchman to death for drugs

MATARAM, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court has sentenced a Frenchman to death for smuggling 3 kilograms (6.6 pounds) of drugs in a suitcase to the tourist island of Lombok. Presid...

And the winner of the 'Game of Thrones' is ...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winter has come and winter has gone. The last of the heads have been lopped off and the last of the dragon fire has been spent as "Game of Thrones" aired its 73rd ...

Is that Dad? 75 years on, D-Day history still being written

LUDRES, France (AP) — After decades of searching, Andre Gantois had lost hope. The retired French postal worker figured he'd likely go to his grave without ever knowing who his fathe...

Famed Sherpa climber helps Nepal kids reach greater heights

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Apa Sherpa has stood on top of the world more times than all but one other person. Now he wants to make sure no one feels compelled to follow in his footsteps. ...

At least 1 dead in bus accident in eastern Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German police say a passenger bus with more than 70 people aboard has crashed on a highway in the country's east, causing at least one death. A report from ...

Funeral set for Chicago woman strangled, baby cut from womb

STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — The visitation, funeral and burial will take place this week for a Chicago woman who was strangled and her baby cut from her womb . According to Mount Auburn Fu...

Woman killed by Florida passenger train she tried to beat

LAKE WORTH BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida passenger train struck and killed a woman who was trying to cross the tracks. Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Sunday t...