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U.S. housing starts approach 11-year high, permits weak

By Lucia Mutikani

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. home building surged to near an 11-year high in May amid an acceleration (More…)

High heat, chance of flash floods lingers for parts of U.S.

(Reuters) – Hot, humid weather on Tuesday is expected to bring thunderstorms and a risk of flash floods from Texas (More…)

Syrian rebel warns of ‘volcanoes of fire’ if Assad attacks south

By Tom Perry

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government forces and their Iran-backed allies will face “volcanoes of fire” if they (More…)

California deals with dementia among aging inmates

By Sharon Bernstein

STOCKTON, Calif. (Reuters) – California prison inmate Richard Arriola does not remember the digestion problems that drove (More…)

EU tries to assuage German, Italian concerns on migration

By Gabriela Baczynska

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders will try to reassure Germany and Italy over migration at a (More…)

Trump, U.S. Republicans to meet amid furor over immigrant children

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump, facing a blast of criticism for the detention of children separated from their immigrant (More…)

Heat wave wilts much of U.S. Midwest, Northeast

By Suzannah Gonzales

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Chicago and St. Louis sweltered on Monday at the center of a heat wave (More…)

Trump says he won’t let U.S. become ‘migrant camp’

By Lisa Lambert and Makini Brice

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would not allow (More…)

Trump orders creation of U.S. force to dominate space

By Makini Brice and Steve Holland

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he was ordering the (More…)

Gang shootout at New Jersey arts festival kills one, injures 22

(Reuters) – A suspected gunman was shot dead and 22 people were injured on Sunday after a dispute among rival (More…)