• Chicago’s elusive gator settles into new home in Florida

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — An alligator that eluded capture for days in a Chicago lagoon is settling in its new home in Florida.

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    Iran’s seizure of UK tanker in Gulf seen as escalation

  • Florida sheriff launches probe into Epstein’s jail time

    MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff launched an investigation Friday into whether his department properly monitored the wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein while he was serving a sentence for soliciting prostitution from underage girls.

  • Why no hush-money charges against Trump? Feds are silent

    NEW YORK (AP) — When special counsel Robert Mueller closed the books on the Russia investigation, he produced a report of more than 400 pages, and Attorney General William Barr held a news conference outlining the reasons the Justice Department didn’t charge President Donald Trump.

  • NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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  • Governors warn residents to take steps to beat the heat

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials have canceled an outdoor festival featuring soccer star Megan Rapinoe, musician John Legend and “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah because of the heat forecast for the weekend.

  • US expands ‘Remain in Mexico’ to dangerous part of border

    HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Friday expanded its policy requiring asylum seekers to wait outside the country to one of Mexico’s most dangerous cities, where thousands of people are already camped, some for several months.

  • Pittsburgh marks its 4th alligator sighting since May

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A baby alligator has been found far from the tropics in the parking lot of a grocery store near Pittsburgh.