Engineers are deploying a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world's largest garbage patch: an island of trash twice the size of Texas.
One person is dead after three people were shot Sunday morning at a north Minneapolis grocery store. Two others are wounded.
Federal prosecutors are backtracking on their allegation that Maria Butina, a Russian woman accused of working as a secret agent offered to trade sex for access, was trying to establish back-channel lines of communication to the Kremlin. The salacious allegation was based on a series of text messages, but prosecutors now say they misinterpreted the messages.
Shooting at an Alabama McDonald's leaves one dead and four injured.
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