Basketball

Toronto Raptors make history with first NBA final

Canadian team to face Golden State Warriors after defeating Milwaukee Bucks 4-2 in the Eastern Conference final.

Toronto Raptors make history with first NBA final

Weather

Monster tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri

Just before midnight on May 23, the massive EF-3 tornado tore through the city damaging about 500 homes and buildings.

Monster tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri

United States

US measles outbreak push to end religious exemptions

Eliminating the religious exemption has raised vaccination rates in California, though the number of children seeking medical exemptions there has tripled.

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US ambulance system on the verge of collapse

About 46 million rural Americans rely on volunteer ambulance services in which emergency medical technicians work for free.

AJ Impact

Two million dollars for a single dose of medicine?

Novartis puts $2 million-dollar price tag on new drug that may only be used by a few hundred patients each year.

Two million dollars for a single dose of medicine?

United States

Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis

Trump administration announces it is bypassing Congress to sell $8.1bn in arms to Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan.

Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis

Latin America

Guatemalan village mourns teen who died in US custody

Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, 16, left his Guatemala village to help his family. He died in US custody weeks later.

Guatemalan village mourns teen who died in US custody

AJ Impact

'Near-normal' Atlantic hurricane forecast offers little comfort

Up to 15 storms are predicted - and that could cause billions in damage.

'Near-normal' Atlantic hurricane forecast offers little comfort

Podcast

Iran, the US and the standoff in the Strait of Hormuz

Tensions between Iran and the US are intensifying. How did we get here?

Iran, the US and the standoff in the Strait of Hormuz

AJ Impact

Tesla in 'code red' situation as Wall Street sours on stock

Analysts cite cash crunch as CEO Elon Musk tells employees 'hardcore cuts' are now needed.

Tesla in 'code red' situation as Wall Street sours on stock

Abortion

Rights groups file lawsuit to block Alabama's new abortion ban

Lawsuit says ban, which outlaws nearly all abortions, is unconstitutional and would harm women.

Rights groups file lawsuit to block Alabama's new abortion ban

LGBT

Trump administration proposes reversing transgender protections

New HHS rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services.

Trump administration proposes reversing transgender protections

Islamophobia

After Christchurch, US mosques bulk up security during Ramadan

Increased security at mosques prompts debate among Muslim Americans over community's relationship with law enforcement.

After Christchurch, US mosques bulk up security during Ramadan

US & Canada

Climate change aiding hurricanes in Atlantic, say US scientists

The Atlantic hurricane season begins in June and the National Hurricane Center has already named the first storm.

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Billions of Facebook accounts were 'fake'

Silicon Valley social media giant reports removal of 3 billion accounts in just six months.

Billions of Facebook accounts were 'fake'