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Yolanda Jacobs, a United Auto Workers member, walks the picket line at the General Motors Romulus Powertrain plant in Romulus, Mich.

A person briefed on the talks says General Motors CEO Mary Barra is joining negotiators at the bargaining table, a sign that an agreement may be near to end a monthlong strike.Read more

In this Oct. 4, 2019 photo, Marty Small speaks at a swearing-in ceremony in Atlantic City, N.J. that installed him as acting mayor following the resignation of Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr.who admitted stealing $87,000 from a youth basketball team.

Frank Gilliam Jr. became the fifth Atlantic City mayor to be busted on corruption charges since the 1970s. The city's history of graft and dirty-dealings at City Hall is so rich that HBO based the award-winning TV series "Boardwalk Empire" on it, focusing on turn-of-the-century politicians and...Read more

Whitney Houston in concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City, NY on September 8, 1987.

The late musical icons Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. are among the 16 acts nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2020 class.Read more

Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, smoke and dust billows from targets in Ras al-Ayn, Syria, caused by bombardment by Turkish forces, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019.

A U.S. official says the approximately 1,000 U.S. troops being withdrawn from northern Syria will reposition in Iraq, Kuwait and possibly Jordan.Read more

A massive pumpkin grin by Leonardo Urena of Napa, Calif., is lowered on a scale with a forklift on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. The pumpkin weighed in at 2,175 lbs., a new California weight record.

A Northern California pumpkin hobbyist has won first place at the 46th annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh Off, setting a record for the largest in California.Read more

Crystal Zamora, 27, of Albuquerque, N.M., performs with the Ehecatl Aztec Dancers on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, N.M.

A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus.Read more

Syrian troops deploy in the northern town of Tal Tamr, Monday, Oct 14, 2019.

Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria. Read more

Amber Carr, center, wipes a tear as her sister, Ashley Carr, left, and attorney Lee Merritt, right, listen to their brother Adarius Carr talk about their sister, Atatiana Jefferson during a news conference.

The Fort Worth police chief says a white officer accused in the fatal shooting of a black woman in her home has resigned.Read more

Vatican head of security Domenico Giani, right, with the pope.

The Vatican's latest leaks scandal claimed its first victim Monday, as Pope Francis' chief bodyguard resigned over the leak of a Vatican police flyer identifying five employees who were suspended as part of a financial investigation. Read more here.Read more

People welcome Syrian troops

Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northern Syria on Monday, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region begin to crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces. Read more here.Read more

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