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Recent Breaking News

At least 66 dead in massive Mexico gas pipeline blast; 85 still missing

Forensic experts attempted to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico on Saturday after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 66 people. Read more

Shutdown's effects extend beyond government workers — to craft breweries

The partial government shutdown has been affecting local craft brewers who can’t get labels approved for new beers, which are regulated by the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Read more

Chicago cop gets nearly 7 years in prison for 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald

The white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison, bringing an end to a historic case that centered on a shocking dashcam video and fueled the national debate over race and law enforcement. Read more