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Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 8:40 AM

Mediterranean Combed for Shipwreck Survivors, Bodies

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 5:36 AM

Al-Shabaab Militants Bomb UN Van in Somalia; 9 Killed

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 at 11:21 PM

White House Fence Jumper Arrested by Secret Service

Monday, Apr 20, 2015 at 1:11 AM

U.S. Arrests Several for Alleged ISIS Support

Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 at 2:03 AM

Record 2.25 Tons of Cocaine Seized Off Martinique

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 1:05 PM

Sen. Bob Menendez Could Face Federal Criminal Charges Later This Month

Monday, Jan 5, 2015 at 9:33 AM

U.S. Citizens Charged With Failed Gambia Coup Attempt

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 at 6:06 AM

Thousands of Syrian Kurds Flee to Turkey

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 3:42 AM

Why Americans Are Fearful of an Ebola Epidemic

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014 at 11:46 AM

NJ Hospital Charges Man Nearly $9K to Bandage Cut Finger

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 10:33 PM

U.N. Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-Fire

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 4:40 AM

Mortars Fired From Gaza During Five-Hour Truce: Israel

Saturday, Jun 28, 2014 at 10:29 PM

Detroit Boy's Sister: My Father Would Never Hurt His Kids

The adult sister of the Detroit boy who was missing for 11 and found in his basement says her father is being depicted unfairly. "My father would never do anything to hurt his kids. He just wants the best for us,” she told NBC's Detroit affiliate WDIV. The boy told investigators that his father struck him in the chest with a PVC pipe, according to papers released Saturday. Earlier, WDIV reported that the boy may have feared punishment when he interrupted a strict exercise routine imposed by his father. The stepmother, who reportedly told him to hide in the basement during the time he was missing, was released from jail Saturday and has been charged with parole violation, unrelated to charges regarding Bothuell. Read »
Saturday, Jun 21, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Iran's Diplomacy: Can It Change from Meddler to Mediator?

As the U.S. weighs its response to the seizure of key Iraq cities by Islamist militants, eyes have turned to Iran which wields enormous influence over its neighbor. Secretary of State John Kerry signaled a shift in attitude towards Iran earlier this week, recognizing that Iran could play a crucial role in helping to quell Iraq’s violence. However, there are significant hurdles to overcome before Iran’s diplomatic reputation can change from meddler to mediator. Click through for more analysis. Read »
Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 at 11:47 AM

Sebelius Successor Burwell Easily Confirmed in Senate