Sanders sorry for booting pro-Palestine activists

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign apologized to a group of pro-Palestinian student activists who were booted from a campaign rally in Boston and…

U.S. General: 'Extraordinary efforts' to protect Afghan civilians

Appearing before a Senate committee, the commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan said Tuesday that a hospital had been struck by mistake and he offered…

Collateral damage: Mistaken US bombings

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New details are emerging about the deadly U.S. bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan in what the charity has called a "war crime."

BP settles final Gulf oil spill claims for $20 billion

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Oil giant BP will pay out more than $20 billion to settle claims against it for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.

The deal, announced by the U.S.…

McCarthy: Benghazi panel purpose 'the truth'

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday that the Benghazi committee's mission "is to find the truth," just hours after Hillary Clinton launched an…

Blair condemns 'perversion of Islam'

The "perversion of Islam is the source of a lot of the problems in the Middle East," and more than force is needed to tackle extremism, former British Prime…

Why fantasy football is legal

Some 56 million fantasy sports players are plunking down money hoping to win big prizes based on the outcome of real world games.

Sure sounds like sports…

Global growth is weakest since the crisis, IMF says

World economic growth this year will be the weakest since 2009, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.

The IMF now expects global growth of just 3.1%…

NATO slams Russian violation of Turkish airspace

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Russian involvement in the 4½-year-old Syrian civil war seems to be escalating, with NATO's secretary general confirming Tuesday a second incursion by Russian…

Carson says he would have confronted shooter

Ben Carson said Tuesday he would have confronted the shooter at Umpqua Community College if he had been there and would have asked everyone else to gang up on…

Slain woman followed Waze app to wrong street

The couple followed their Waze GPS app, thinking it would lead them to a touristy avenue in Niteroi, a large city across the bay from Rio de Janeiro.


Searching for El Faro: technology and hope

As the sun rose, the sweet smell of cinnamon buns wafted into the cockpit.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Anders Forsberg, who ran communications on the HC-130, had…

Trump: Afghan war 'mistake,' but troops stay

Donald Trump said Tuesday he believes that invading Afghanistan in 2001 was a "terrible mistake," but he added U.S. troops need to stay in order to avoid a…

Snowden: 'I've volunteered to go to prison'

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Edward Snowden says he's offered "many times" to go to prison in the United States as part of a deal to return from exile in Russia but is still waiting for an…

Twitter launches Moments

Now you can view Twitter through an editor's eyes.

A new feature on the social media platform called Moments lets users follow editor-curated events from start…

South Carolina flooding: dams breached

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The rain may have stopped, but South Carolina is grappling with a host of new concerns: Dam breaks. Billions of dollars in damage. And rivers that still…

France condemns shirt-ripping attack on airline execs

France has been stunned by a violent attack on airline executives by employees protesting against job cuts.

Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Tuesday condemned…

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"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.

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