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Australia's Leader Vows to Get Back to Work after Shock Win

Australia's Leader Vows to Get Back to Work after Shock Win

NEWS | By Trevor Marshallsea | May 19
A jubilant Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed Sunday to get straight back to work after a shock election victory by his conservative government that has left bewildered voters wondering how they were taken by surprise.

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland Canyon Too Popular with Visitors

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland Canyon Too Popular with Visitors

NEWS | By Egill Bjarnason | May 19
A large sign warns motorists that Iceland's Fjadrárgljúfur canyon is closed to visitors but drivers keep on coming down the narrow gravel road. A ranger has to explain why no one can pass: The vulnerable landscape cannot sustain more visitors.

Saudis Say They Don't Want War, but Will Defend Themselves

Saudis Say They Don't Want War, but Will Defend Themselves

NEWS | By Aya Batrawy and Fay Abuelgasim | May 19
Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said Sunday amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf after attacks on the kingdom's energy sector.

Jimmy Carter Finds a Renaissance in 2020 Democratic Scramble

Jimmy Carter Finds a Renaissance in 2020 Democratic Scramble

NEWS | By Bill Barrow | May 19
Former President Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief executive in American history is re-emerging from political obscurity,

Trump's 'Great Patriot' Farmers Follow Him into a Trade War

Trump's 'Great Patriot' Farmers Follow Him into a Trade War

NEWS | By Sara Burnett and Scott McFetridge | May 19
Trump won the presidency by winning rural America, in part by pledging to use his business savvy and tough negotiating skills to take on China and put an end to trade practices that have hurt farmers for years.

War of Will Wins Preakness Featuring Riderless Running Horse

War of Will Wins Preakness Featuring Riderless Running Horse

NEWS | By Stephen Whyno | May 19
Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.

Van Passenger Impaled by Tripod on California Freeway

Van Passenger Impaled by Tripod on California Freeway

NEWS | May 19
Authorities say somebody stole a tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew and then dropped it from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger in a van.

Biden Rejects Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

Biden Rejects Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | May 19
His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

A Newly Restored 'The Shining' Debuts in Cannes

A Newly Restored 'The Shining' Debuts in Cannes

ENTERTAINMENT | May 18
Thirty-nine years later, Jack is still not a dull boy. In a new pristine restoration, Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday evening.

Thousands March in Northern Ireland for Same Sex Marriage

Thousands March in Northern Ireland for Same Sex Marriage

NEWS | May 18
Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region's leaders permit same-sex marriage.


News

Italy's Salvini Stakes Out Post as Europe's Populist Leader

Italy's Salvini Stakes Out Post as Europe's Populist Leader

INTERNATIONAL | By Colleen Barry | May 18
Italy's anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders Saturday seeking historic results in next week's European Parliament elections in their bid to transform European politics.


Entertainment

Arnold Schwarzenegger Assaulted During Event in South Africa

Arnold Schwarzenegger Assaulted During Event in South Africa

CELEBRITIES | May 18
Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared to quickly recover and say "I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat."


Business

A Separate War: Pioneering Black Marines Endured, Prevailed

A Separate War: Pioneering Black Marines Endured, Prevailed

LEGAL | By Tom Foreman Jr. | May 18
It was the dress blue uniforms that drew John Thompson to join the U.S. Marines, where black men were not welcome, so he could defend a country that denied him the rights he wanted to fight for.


Technology

Why Is the Pentagon Interested in UFOs?

Why Is the Pentagon Interested in UFOs?

SCIENCE | By Iain Boyd | May 18
U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them to keep track of what they see.


Finance

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

HEALTH | By Shefali Luthra | May 18
The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand.


Cars

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

AUTO NEWS | May 17
President Donald Trump on Friday delayed any decision to impose tariffs on car and auto-part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting ongoing talks with European nations and Japan.


Health/Fitness

In Abortion Debates, Female Lawmakers Recount Their Rapes

In Abortion Debates, Female Lawmakers Recount Their Rapes

NATIONAL | By Julie Carr Smyth and Christina A. Cassidy | May 18
For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina's legislature.


Travel

Sri Lanka's Hotels, Beaches and Eateries Now Empty of Tourists

Sri Lanka's Hotels, Beaches and Eateries Now Empty of Tourists

INTERNATIONAL | By Bharatha Mallawarachi | May 17
Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled.