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Firefighters battle major building fire in Oakland, California
(Reuters) - Firefighting crews were battling a major four-alarm fire at a residential building in Oakland, California on Monday and "multiple" rescues had been made there, firefighters and local media reported.

United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from flight
(Reuters) - Two teenage girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight on Sunday because they did not meet a dress code for special pass travelers, a company spokesman said amid a furor on social media.

Lack of security video footage hampers Ohio shooting probe
(Reuters) - Ohio police have yet to make any arrests in a fatal shooting in a Cincinnati nightclub over the weekend, in part because there was no security video footage of the mayhem available to investigators, authorities said on Monday.

Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported: local media
CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Amtrak train derailed outside Union Station in Chicago on Monday but there were no immediate reports of any injuries, a local NBC television affiliate reported.

'Religious left' emerging as U.S. political force in Trump era
(Reuters) - Since President Donald Trump's election, monthly lectures on social justice at the 600-seat Gothic chapel of New York's Union Theological Seminary have been filled to capacity with crowds three times what they usually draw.

U.S. air travel at record high on U.S., foreign carriers in 2016
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. and foreign airlines in the United States carried a record number of passengers in 2016, according to the government office that tracks airline traffic, besting the previous all-time high by 3.5 percent.

Uber resumes self-driving car program in San Francisco after crash
(Reuters) - Driverless vehicles operated by Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] were back on the road in San Francisco on Monday after one of its self-driving cars crashed in Arizona, the ride-hailing company said.

U.S. top court considers changing where patent cases may be filed

U.S. tourist killed in London would not have borne ill feelings toward attacker: family

New York police officer who fatally shot Bronx teen resigns