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Paladino apologizes for offensive comments

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 09:34

He blamed the comments on an "emotional" reaction to Obama's handling of the situation in Syria.

Turkey accuses West of backing ISIS in Syria

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 09:27

President Tayyip Erdogan says he has proof that the U.S.-led coalition supports "terror groups," including the Islamic State.

Actress Carrie Fisher dead at 60

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 08:44

Best known for playing Princess Leia in the 'Star Wars' films, the iconic American died following a heart attack last Friday.

More Americans retiring outside U.S.

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 08:12

Nearly 400,000 American retirees are now living overseas, a number that jumped 17 percent between 2010 and 2015.

Controversy over USS Gabrielle Giffords

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 07:43

Critics have taken aim at the ship's price, as well as its name, which they see as promoting stricter gun laws.

Historic pilgrimage to Pearl Harbor

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 04:24

The leaders of the U.S. and Japan make a trip that's being seen as powerful proof that the animosities of WWII are over.

Experts warn cheetah heading to extinction

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 03:25

In one country, the population of the world's fastest land animal has plummeted 85% in just 16 years.

Israel is 'reducing' ties after U.N. vote

Tue, 12/27/2016 - 02:33

The nation will cut ties with countries that voted to stop settlement building in Palestinian territory.

Fights break out at malls across the U.S.

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 21:07

Disturbances at malls in Ohio, New Jersey, Tennessee and other states send post-holiday shoppers scrambling for the exits.

Thousands attend Mexican teen's party

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 20:10

A 15-year-old girl's coming-of-age celebration draws large crowds after her father's invitation goes viral.

This country leads the world in screen time

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 20:09

One country is in a class of its own when it comes to smartphone and tablet usage, according to a new survey.

Trump targets U.N. on Twitter

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 15:15

The president-elect calls the humanitarian and peace-keeping organization a club for people to "have a good time."

Deadly Colombian crash blamed on human error

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 14:44

Authorities say human mistakes caused the accident that killed 71 people, including most of a Brazilian soccer team.

Japanese PM on verge of Pearl Harbor visit

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 14:02

Shinzo Abe will be the first Japanese leader to visit the memorial honoring sailors and Marines killed in the attack.

Netanyahu rallies Israelis against Obama

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 12:00

The Israeli prime minister has been unrelenting in criticism of the U.S.'s choice to abstain from vetoing a U.N. resolution on settlement-building.

Obama doubted his campaign slogan and logo

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 11:57

The president acknowledges that he originally deemed his famed "yes, we can" battle cry too simplistic.

U.S. elections still vulnerable to hacking

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 08:13

It is hard to know if old machines accurately record individual votes — or if anyone has tampered with the count.

Trump's controversial pick for Israel post

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 07:44

David Friedman strongly opposes Palestinian statehood and is a fervent supporter of Israeli settlements.

Falwell: Trump Cabinet like '92 Dream Team

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 07:42

Liberty University's president says Trump's picks remind him of the U.S. men's basketball team at the Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

Blizzards, ice storms hit northern plains

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 07:15

The freezing rain, snow and high winds caused widespread power outages in the Dakotas, Nebraska and Iowa.