Maria, again a hurricane, swirls over North Carolina beaches


WAVES, N.C. (AP) — Maria regained strength and became a hurricane again Wednesday, pushing water over both sides of North Carolina's Outer Banks and taking its time to slowly turn away from the U.S. Atlantic coast.

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  • Written by By BEN FINLEY , Associated Press

Officials: Transgender teen's grisly death not a hate crime


HOUSTON, Mo. (AP) — Some of Ally Lee Steinfeld's burned remains were found in a bag in a rural southern Missouri chicken coop. Authorities say both of the transgender teen's eyes had been gouged out and she had been stabbed in the genitals.

  • Written by By SUMMER BALLENTINE and JIM SALTER , Associated Press

Trump calls Facebook 'anti-Trump' after it aids Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling Facebook "anti-Trump." His tweet Wednesday comes days after the social media company agreed to provide material to congressional investigators probing Russia interference in the 2016 election.


Confederate posters found at American University


WASHINGTON (AP) — American University says 10 confederate flag posters with cotton attached to them have been reported on the school's Washington, D.C. campus.


Trump plans to slash US refugee admissions


WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will allow no more than 45,000 refugees into the United States next year, officials said Tuesday, in what would be the lowest admissions level in more than a decade.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press