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Fox News' O'Reilly Says Slaves Who Built White House Were 'Well Fed and Had Decent Lodgings'

NATIONAL | Jul 27
Forget that whole whipping thing. According to Fox News' Bill O'Reilly the slaves whose unpaid labor built the White House didn't have it so bad.

Glory Hole Gaffe Leaves Church Organist in Hot Water

CRIME | Jul 27
A church organist in suburban Tampa, Florida found himself in a pickle when he was arrested for exposing himself in a public restroom stall to someone who obviously didn't want to play his organ.

Nomination Fatigue? Elizabeth Banks' Jokes Fall Flat

POLITICS | By Leanne Italie | Jul 27
You could've heard crickets in the Democratic convention hall when the "Pitch Perfect" and "Hunger Games" actress attempted a joke or two in introducing a short video about Hillary Clinton.

Air France Warns of Drop in Travel to France After Attacks

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 27
Air France, facing a strike by cabin crew at the height of the summer vacation season, is warning of pressure on its finances amid concerns about France as a tourist destination after a string of deadly attacks.

N. Carolina GOP Spends Over $176,000 Defending Anti-LGBT Law

NATIONAL | By Gary D. Robertson and Emery P. Dalesio | Jul 27
More than $176,000 in legal bills have been racked up by North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and state GOP legislative leaders to defend the law directing transgender people to use school or govt restrooms corresponding to their birth certificate.

Psychic Miss Cleo Dies of Cancer at 53

OBITUARIES | By Terry Spencer | Jul 27
The actress who became famous playing the Jamaican psychic Miss Cleo, claiming to know callers' futures in ubiquitous TV infomercials and commercials 15 years ago, has died of cancer.

Hiroshima Unhappy Atomic-Bomb Park is 'Pokemon Go' Site

INTERNATIONAL | Jul 27
"Pokemon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased.

Sanders Loyalist Warn of Party Split After Clinton Victory

POLITICS | By Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble | Jul 27
Bernie Sanders loyalists warned that the Democratic Party could rupture over the nomination of Hillary Clinton after a volatile night that saw a large group of Sanders delegates and supporters exit the party's national convention to stage a sit-in

Dark Smoke Hangs Over Scenic Stretch of Pacific Coast

NATIONAL | By Terence Chea and John Antczak | Jul 27
A wildfire was fouling the summer season on a beloved and scenic stretch of the California coast, where smoke and the threat of flames forced the closure of state parks near Big Sur.

Bill Clinton Tells a Love Story to Make His Case for Hillary

POLITICS | By Lisa Lerer | Jul 27
There have been millions of words, decades of video and reams of commentary devoted to their story. It's been dissected, defended and decried at kitchen tables and on cable news, in tabloids and classrooms.

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