How justice was delayed for Laquan McDonald

You may be having a bad day, but it can't be worse than Rahm Emanuel's. The Chicago mayor finds himself at the center of a high-profile political crisis that…

Saudi Arabia sentences poet to death

Hundreds of writers around the world have joined human rights groups in urging Saudi Arabia to release a poet who faces a death sentence on charges of apostasy…

COP21: 'Never have the stakes been so high'

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World leaders opened pivotal climate talks in Paris on Monday, saying the stakes are too high to end the talks without achieving a binding agreement to help…

Graham calls for U.S.-led force in Syria

Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham said Monday the U.S. needs to commit more troops to the Middle East in the fight against ISIS or, ultimately, risk an…

Bill Gates launches multi-billion dollar clean energy fund

Bill Gates, Microsoft

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Bill Gates has pulled together a multinational band of investors to put billions into clean energy.

The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist announced his…

Brazil could fine miners $5 billion over dam collapse

The world's biggest miner is being sued by Brazil over the collapse of a dam nearly a month ago.

Thirteen people died, and six people are still missing, after…

Pakistan to kick BlackBerry out of country

BlackBerry said it will be booted from Pakistan after refusing to comply with the government's demands to access customers' private messages.

Pakistan has set…

Paris Terror Attacks

French intelligence services believe Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam has escaped to Syria, according to a source close to the investigation and a…

Pope visits Central African Republic

Pope Francis visited a mosque in a Muslim neighborhood of the Central African Republic's capital that has been a flashpoint for violent clashes, continuing…

Trump: Obama 'naive' on climate change

Donald Trump said Monday that President Barack Obama's comments that climate change poses one of the greatest threats to the U.S. is one of the "dumbest things…

Extreme weather kills 10; more snow, flooding

Ice on car, Atlanta

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It's not even winter yet, but the deadly weather in parts of the U.S. suggests otherwise.

Obama: Climate summit a 'rejection' of terror

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Combating climate change will prove to be a rebuttal of terrorist efforts, President Barack Obama declared at the opening of a major climate summit in Paris.

Why it's time to care about COP21

COP21 Summit

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In Paris, world leaders are fretting over 2 degrees Celsius.

Costello: The shoot, don't shoot choice

A few weeks back, the executive producer of my show "Newsroom" suggested I take a police training course. "You're crazy," I told her. "What would it prove? I'm…

Jonah Lomu: New Zealand bids farewell

A host of former All Blacks performed an emotional haka in front of thousands of mourners at a public memorial to mark the passing of New Zealand rugby union…

Joey + Rory dance as she battles cancer

Joey Feek is no longer able to get out of bed, but her husband says she is still fighting cancer.

Rory Feek, who with his wife makes up the country duo Joey +…

Erase Woodrow Wilson's name?

The debate at Princeton University over the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, where I am a professor, has become a subject of national…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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