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LONDON (AP) — A giant panda has learned the hard way that his new enclosure is protected by an electric fence.

Visitors at Edinburgh Zoo were worried Tuesday after watching male panda Yang Guang run back to his den after being zapped by the barrier....Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — House lawmakers are returning to Washington to assess a budget and debt deal between Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump, but there's no evidence of any last-gasp drama that could upset the hard-won compromise....Read more

LAKE LURE, N.C. (AP) — A wanted Tiki bar cook tried to flee authorities by swimming away in a North Carolina river, but was caught by officers waiting downstream.

A Lake Lure Police statement says 38-year-old Jesse Lee Boyd was wanted by the U.S....Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on FBI Director Christopher Wray's appearance before a Senate committee (all times local):

11:10 a.m.

FBI Director Christopher Wray says China poses a more serious counterintelligence threat to the...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales tumbled 1.7% in June, with rising prices and a scarce supply locking out many Americans from ownership.

The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday that homes were sold last month at a seasonally adjusted...Read more

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Her name was "Lucille," and in B.B. King's hands she gave voice to the "King of the Blues."

Julien's Auctions announced Tuesday that King's black Gibson ES-345 prototype guitar is among the items from his estate that will go up for...Read more

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Four months after the country's largest auto dealership chain named a new chief executive to replace its longtime CEO, it's making another change at the top.

Chief Financial Officer Cheryl Miller is the new CEO at AutoNation...Read more

A typical July includes vacations, travel, shopping, weddings and beaches. Budgets? Not really.

But the year's halfway point provides a great opportunity to take a close look at your financial health and goals.

Now's a good time to...Read more

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Pope Francis named Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Mark Brennan to lead West Virginia's Catholics on Tuesday following a scandal over the former bishop's sexual harassment of adults and lavish spending of church money.

The 72-year-old...Read more

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Firefighters in Portugal have brought a huge wildfire under control after the blaze raged for four days and injured 39 people.

Civil Protection Agency commander Luis Belo Costa said around 1,000 firefighters were keeping watch...Read more

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