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A burnt out truck used by gunmen smolders on an intersection, a day after street battles between gunmen and security forces in Culiacan, Mexico, Friday Oct. 18, 2019.

Mexican security forces aborted an attempt to capture a son of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman after finding themselves outgunned in a ferocious shootout with cartel henchmen that left at least eight people dead and more than 20 wounded, authorities said Friday.Read more

This April 27, 1987 file photo shows actor Bill Macy in Los Angeles.

Bill Macy, the character actor whose hangdog expression was a perfect match for his role as the long-suffering foil to Bea Arthur's unyielding feminist on the daring 1970s sitcom "Maude," has died. He was 97.Read more

People walk along a corridor at the headquarters of Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, N.J.

Johnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos in one bottle bought online.Read more

Astronauts Andrew Morgan, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are shown at the International Space Station on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.

The world's first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of the International Space Station's power grid.Read more

Women are shown wearing head scarves

A Delaware woman has filed federal and state discrimination complaints saying she's being barred from wearing a hijab at work.Read more

A woman passes by the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood.

Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where worshippers were fatally shot last year want to rebuild and renovate the building, turning it into what they hope will be a "center for Jewish life in the United States" and a symbol against hatred.Read more

Promotional still from the Nickelodeon animated series “The Casagrandes,” featuring a multigenerational Mexican American family.

Nickelodeon's "The Casagrandes" premiered this week and became one of the first cartoons in U.S. history to feature a multigenerational Mexican American family.Read more

U.S. astronauts Jessica Meir, left, and Christina Koch pose for a photo in the International Space Station.

Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century.Read more

The Trump National Doral in Doral, Fla.

President Donald Trump's suggestion that his Miami golf resort host next year's Group of Seven summit became a reality Thursday, sparking an outcry from critics. Read more

Vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. are still rising, though at a slightly slower pace.Read more