Ohio Gov. John Kasich, the last of Donald Trump's rivals for the Republican nomination, suspended his presidential campaign Wednesday.
"The Lord has a purpose for me as he has for everyone, and as I suspend my campaign today, I have renewed faith, deeper faith, that the Lord will show me the way forward and fulfill the purpose of my life," Kasich said in Columbus.
Kasich, 63, launched his campaign last summer, the 16th Republican to join the field.
Sipping filtered city water to show it's again drinkable, President Barack Obama promised Wednesday to ride herd on leaders at all levels of government until every drop of water flowing into homes in Flint, Michigan, is safe to use.
He promised residents that the aging pipes that contaminated the water with lead will be replaced, but cautioned that the project will take time.
"It's not going to happen overnight, but we have to get it started," Obama told hundreds of people gathered at a high school. Obama spoke after he was briefed on the federal response to the water contamination and had met privately with nine residents.
A raging wildfire emptied Canada's main oil sands city, destroying entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray, Alberta, where officials warned Wednesday that all efforts to suppress the fire have failed.
About 88,000 residents successfully evacuated as flames moved into the city surrounded by wilderness in the heart of Canada's oil sands. No injuries have been reported.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said all 105 patients at the local hospital had been safely airlifted to other care centers. She said, so far, the fire had destroyed or damaged an estimated 1,600 structures.
A federal judge said it "may be necessary" to depose Hillary Clinton about her personal e-mail server, in a freedom-of-information lawsuit over the employment of aide Huma Abedin, NBC News reported.
Federal District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan made the observation about the arrangement that allowed Abedin to do outside work while she was working for Clinton at the State Department.
The question in the lawsuit is a narrow one: did the State Department do everything legally required when it searched for documents, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, about the Abedin employment arrangement?
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Doug O'Neill was all smiles after early 3-1 favorite Nyquist drew the No. 13 post for the 142nd Kentucky Derby.
The number with an unlucky reputation didn't faze the trainer. In fact, it brought back good memories.
Nyquist left from the same spot when he won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile last year at Keeneland, part of his 7-0 career record.
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No one has won the full jackpot since March 2 and the multi-state lottery estimated Wednesday night's drawing will be worth $348 million but the results are still pending.
While it's not chump change, it's a far cry from the $1.6 billion Powerball prize shared by three winning lottery ticket holders in January, the largest ever jackpot draw in the world.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will now be defending her campaign from two flanks as Bernie Sanders' campaign continues and the sudden departure of Donald Trump's rivals have made him the presumptive GOP nominee, NBC News reported.
"I'm still trying to come to terms with the fact that any Republican, let alone Donald Trump, was able to solidify the nomination before she was," said Patrick Murray, the polling director at Monmouth University. "This makes it really tough for her. There's no feasible way for Bernie Sanders to win the nomination, yet his decision to fight on in anything more than just a token way means she's got to continue to expend resources in places that she wouldn't bother."
Clinton and her campaign have adopted a posture of benign indifference to Sanders, largely ignoring him and declining to engage his attacks. Meanwhile, they've pulled resources away from the primary to devote to the general election, and have already been engaging consistently with Trump.
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The 2017 Bentley Bentayga will be the most expensive in the U.S. with a base price of $229,000, NBC News reported. And that's just the beginning of luxury carmakers producing SUVs.
It's being billed as "the fastest, most powerful, most luxurious, most exclusive SUV in the world." Add the long list of accessories and some buyers are likely to double that figure. An optional Breitling clock alone is listed at $160,000.
Within the next few years, the world's most exclusive automotive manufacturers will be launching SUVs of their own, including the likes of Lamborghini, Aston Martin and even Rolls-Royce.Even as U.S. auto sales surge to record levels, the market share of so-called light trucks, including pickups, minivans and SUVs, has also climbed to an all-time high.The shift is happening at every price level, from entry level to the market's most rarefied segments.
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A jury found Steven Briel guilty of first-degree murder, strangulation and abduction in the death of a University of Mary Washington student last year.
Grace Mann, 20, was killed April 17, 2015, at the Fredericksburg, Virginia, home she shared with Briel and two other roommates.
The jury has recommended Briel be sentenced to life in prison with an additional 11 years.
Much of the courtroom was in tears during the verdict and jurors passed tissues to one another.
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Tractor trailers, many emblazoned with soda name brands on their sides, surrounded Philadelphia City Hall two hours before a public hearing Wednesday evening on Mayor Jim Kenney's proposed "soda tax."
The drivers were joined by other groups who objected to the tax, including corner store coalitions and beverage distributors, which rely on soda and other sugary drinks for revenue.
Most of the organizations and businesses against Kenney's proposed 3-cents-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks are part of an umbrella group called Philadelphians Against the Grocery Tax Coalition.
A New Hampshire business owner says vehicles outside are covered in human ashes because of a crematorium next door.
Doug Frederick, owner of the Motorcycle Museum in Meredith, said the ashes come from the chimney of the Mayhew Funeral Home.
"To be thinking of wiping up someone's human remains, it's just disgusting," said Leslyee Frederick, Doug's wife. The owner of the crematorium, however, said "We have received no indication of violations of any law or regulation."
The mother of a Boston firefighter was forced to jump from her burning home in the city's Dorchester neighborhood on Wednesday.
Her son rushed to her house as soon as he heard the call but only arrived after Regina Robinson was safely on the ground, thanks to a man doing a gutter estimate at a neighbor's home who spotted the flames pouring from her home and hearing her frantic screams.
Robinson said she was scared. Black smoke was filling her hallway, and "there was no other way but to go out that window."
Robinson jumped to the ground from a landing right below the window.