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Powerful Typhoon Leaves At Least 4 Dead In Philippines

Typhoon Kammuri barreled across the Philippines with fierce winds and rain Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead.

Gun Background Checks Are On Pace To Break Record In 2019

Background checks on gun purchases in the U.S. are climbing toward a record high this year, reflecting what the industry says is a rush by people to buy weapons in reaction to the Democratic presidential candidates' calls for tighter restrictions.

Global Carbon Pollution Continues To Rise, But More Slowly

The world continues to increase the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide it pumps into the air, but it’s not rising as fast as in the previous couple years.

Rescuers Search For Girl, 6, Missing After Truck Swept Away

Nine members of an Arizona family, together for the Thanksgiving holiday, were in an oversized military-style truck when they got stuck in a raging creek.

Schools Close As US East Braces For 'Long, Difficult Storm'

A storm threatened to dump a foot and a half of snow on parts of the East, closing schools and delaying hundreds of flights.

The Latest: More Than A Foot Of Snow Hits Parts Of New York

A major winter storm prompts New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to declare a state of emergency for seven counties in the state.

More clues point to chemical compound in US vaping illnesses

Health officials said Tuesday they have more evidence that a certain chemical compound is a culprit in a national outbreak of vaping illnesses.

Rescuers comb building rubble after Albanian quake kills 21

Rescue crews searched for survivors in toppled apartment buildings and hotels Tuesday as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in Albania climbed to 21.

Snow causes travel mayhem across US just before Thanksgiving

A storm dumping heavy snow buried highways in Colorado and Wyoming Tuesday, prompted school closures in Nebraska and forced more than 1,000 travelers to sleep overnight in Denver’s airport.

Vape Debate: Are E-Cigarettes Wiping Out Teen Smoking?

In almost any other year it would be hailed as a public health victory: The smoking rate among U.S. high schoolers took its biggest hit ever this year, federal figures show, falling to a new low.