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(Reuters) - A factory in Chicago owned by Blommer Chocolate Co, the largest cocoa grinder in North America, was evacuated due to a fire on Tuesday and no injuries were reported, officials with the company and the city's fire department said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that he wants to work with the White House to explore ways to keep embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore from taking office.
(Reuters) - Five people died in a shooting spree on Tuesday that ended at a school in a remote area of rural Northern California and some children were among the wounded, according to officials and local media.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday held the first congressional hearing in more than four decades on the president's authority to launch a nuclear strike, amid concern that tensions over North Korea's weapons program could lead to war.
(Reuters) - Puerto Rico's electric utility on Tuesday defended its decision not to seek mutual aid from mainland utilities immediately following Hurricane Maria in a contentious hearing with the U.S. Senate's energy and natural resources committee.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pressure on U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore to abandon his campaign increased on Tuesday, with two more prominent Republicans saying they believe sexual misconduct allegations against the Alabama man are credible.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - No more Chicago police officers will be indicted in connection with the 2014 shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a white officer, a county prosecutor told a judge on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A prosecution witness in the corruption trial of three former soccer officials testified on Tuesday that Fox Sports, Mexico's Grupo Televisa and Brazil's Globo paid bribes to secure television rights for soccer matches.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Reuters) - A lawyer for families who lost loved ones in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting told Connecticut's highest court on Tuesday that Remington Outdoor Co [FREDM.UL] should be held responsible because its military-themed marketing was designed to appeal to young men like killer Adam Lanza.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board criticized Amtrak's safety record on Tuesday at a hearing on a fatal 2016 crash and said the railroad failed to use critical safety equipment that could have prevented the incident.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A witness for U.S. prosecutors in the corruption trial of three former soccer officials testified on Tuesday that media companies including Fox Sports and Grupo Televisa paid bribes to secure media rights for soccer matches.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two college basketball coaches on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to fraud charges filed in New York federal court after a two-year probe of claims that promising players were bribed to enroll at schools sponsored by apparel maker Adidas AG.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday he now recalls a meeting in March 2016 that has come under scrutiny as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether President Donald Trump's election campaign colluded with Russia.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in October, driven by a surge in the cost of services, leading to the biggest annual increase in wholesale inflation in over 5-1/2 years.
(Reuters) - Police in Tampa, Florida, were investigating whether a fatal shooting on Tuesday could be linked to a possible serial killer who is feared to have murdered three victims in a string of night attacks terrorizing a city neighborhood.
MANILA/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting were headed back to the United States on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Reuters) - Connecticut's highest court is set to hear arguments on Tuesday in a closely watched case brought by the families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against the maker of the assault rifle used by the killer.