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Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 at 4:36 AM

Cities Worldwide Step Up Security Amid ISIS Strikes

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 at 2:00 AM

"Desperate" Fugitive Now More Dangerous: Expert

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 at 1:30 AM

Victims Identified in Deadly Alaska Plane Crash

Saturday, Jun 27, 2015 at 4:38 AM

"Full Freak Out": Smoke Forces Plane Evacuation

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 4:34 PM

How Conservatives Will Respond to Gay Marriage Ruling

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 9:25 PM

Concerns Raised Over Possible ISIS-Inspired July 4 Attack

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 12:03 PM

Same-Sex Marriage Can Be Good for Kids: Pediatricians

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 10:08 AM

Scalia's Gay Marriage Advice: "Ask the Nearest Hippie"

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 10:19 AM

ISIS Take Credit for Tunisian Attack That Killed Dozens: Report

ISIS claims credit for the attack at a Tunisian resort, according to The Associated Press. A gunmen opened fire on a beach popular with tourists in Tunisia on Friday, killing at least 37 people, the country's interior ministry said, AP reported. At least six people were injured in the attack in the Mediterranean city of Sousse, and one attacker has been killed, Ministry spokesman Mohammed Ali Aroui told NBC News. Aroui described the victims as mostly tourists but did not give any nationalities, according to the AP. The entertainment manager at the hotel, who only gave his first name, Hamouda, said guests had told him two gunmen "came from the sea" and attacked the beach. Sousse, some 150 kilometers from Tunis, is a popular resort for both Tunisians and Europeans, though the nationalities of the victims were not immediately clear. In March, an attack on Tunisia's National Bardo Museum left 22 people — mainly foreigners — dead. Read »
Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 8:41 AM

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Mosque Blast in Kuwait

Twenty-five people were killed and more than 200 wounded in a suicide bombing targeting a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Kuwait on Friday, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by state news agency KUNA. A witness said the bombing happened when the mosque was packed with some 2,000 worshipers during Friday prayers. Kuwaiti parliament member Khalil al-Salih told Reuters that worshipers were kneeling in prayer when a loud explosion ripped through, damaging the walls and ceiling. He said a suicide bomber who looked to be under 30 years of age caused the explosion and that he saw several bodies covered in blood on the floor. The militant group ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, according to a statement posted on social media. Read »
Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 10:42 AM

4 in Custody After Businessman Beheaded in France

Four people are in custody amid a terror investigation into a beheading and explosion outside a gas factory in southeastern France, according to a French prosecutor. One person was beheaded, and two were hurt in a blast just after after a car drove up to American-owned Air Products' plant in Saint-Quentin Fallavier, authorities said earlier Friday. French officials said the man detained in the attack had worked for the beheaded businessman; he, his wife, his sister and another suspect were in custody, the prosecutor said. A severed head was hanging on a fence by a nearby road, and an Islamist flag was found nearby, a local newspaper reported. French President Francois Hollande said the attack bore the hallmarks of terrorism. The country has been on high alert since deadly attacks in January on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket. Read »
Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 11:11 PM

Six Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Tennessee Interstate

Six people were killed and at least nine others were injured in a fiery nine-vehicle pileup Thursday night on Interstate-75 in Tennessee, Chattanooga police said, NBC News reported. Four hours after the wreck, which involved at least one cargo-carrying semi-trailer, emergency crews were still at work removing victims from the scene. None of the victims were identified because their families had yet to be notified. Read »
Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 9:56 PM

Putin Calls Obama to Discuss Ukraine, ISIS, and Iran

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 12:44 AM

9 Killed in Alaska Excursion Plane Crash

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 4:12 PM

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