Exclusive: ISIS makes up for lost oil cash with rising taxes and fees

Despite the constant airstrikes on its oil infrastructure, ISIS still has a $2 billion empire -- and it's making up lost revenue by squeezing the population…

Florida alligators found eating human remains

Alligators may be common in Florida, but it's not every day that police find them feasting on human remains.

That's what happened Monday evening, when police…

Government watchdog: TSA falling short in oversight of airport perimeter security

A government watchdog agency says the Transportation Safety Administration is deficient in its oversight of airport perimeter security -- and it could create…

State Department warns Americans about European travel

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The State Department is warning Americans about the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe as law enforcement waits on heightened alert for…

Africa's dirty little secret

The word "Africa" often evokes romantic images of elephants crossing the Kalahari, thundering water at Victoria Falls, or panoramic views from Table…

Shari Redstone fires back at Viacom

Shari Redstone says she has no interest in taking control of Viacom, rebutting accusations by the company's board that she was planning a takeover of her…

Trump launches all-out attack on the press



Donald Trump on Tuesday went on a sustained frontal assault against the media during a contentious news conference.

The billionaire had called the news…

Stressed or in love? This bracelet can figure it out

What if a device could track your physical and emotional well-being?

Does your heart rate rapidly increase every time you take a meeting with a certain person?…

When Trump hits back, he hits back hard

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In Donald Trump's world, an "eye for an eye" doesn't quite cut it. His calculus is much more severe -- even a modest political jab or unflattering piece of…

American travel hurt by infrastructure

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Long a source of national pride, America's infrastructure is in critical need of repair, but federal government spending on the issue has gone down 9% in the…

North Korean op-ed: Trump 'wise,' Clinton 'dull'

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A North Korean state media website on Tuesday published an op-ed praising Donald Trump, who said two weeks ago he would be willing to speak directly to…

Should parents leash their toddlers?

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The tragic death over the weekend of Harambe, the endangered lowland mountain gorilla shot dead at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden after a 3-year-old…

After 70 years, WWII Marine buried in Arlington

Pfc. James B. Johnson died in a pitched World War II battle on a Pacific island in 1943, but it was only on Tuesday that his body was laid to rest.

For more…

Clinton: Trump shamed into making donations to veterans groups

Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Donald Trump does not deserve "much credit" for his donations to veterans groups, saying that the presumptive GOP nominee…

E. coli outbreak prompts massive flour recall

Federal and state health officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli O121 that has caused 38 cases of illness across 20 states, the Centers for Disease…

Former cop guilty of plotting to kill prosecutor

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Former Illinois police sergeant Drew Peterson was found guilty Tuesday of trying to kill the prosecutor who helped send him to prison for killing his third…

Houston police: Gunman had 'mental health crisis'

A man who fired 212 rounds at bystanders, police patrol vehicles and a police helicopter on Sunday was a military veteran who appeared to be having "a mental…

"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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