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10 heartwarming moments from 2016

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 05:25

Amid all that darkness this year, there were still some moments that inspired and made us smile.

The words we loved to hate in 2016

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 03:30

“You sir,” have a “dad bod” and should not “get your dandruff up” when I make a “listicle” on how you’re not “on fleek.”

Central Baghdad struck by 2 deadly blasts

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 22:55

Bombs explode early in the morning near a busy market, killing dozens of people, officials say.

Brinks heist driver eligible for parole

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 22:44

Former radical Judith Clark, who drove a getaway car during the robbery, has spent 35 years in prison.

How Trump is remaking the GOP in his image

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 22:27

After eight years of opposing President Obama, Republicans now have a leader who doesn't always toe the party line.

Report: Russians hacked into Vermont utility

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 19:48

A code associated with Russian hackers has reportedly been detected within the system of a Vermont electric company.

Greek envoy allegedly killed by wife's lover

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 15:53

Police say the murder of Greece's ambassador to Brazil, Kyriakos Amiridis, was facilitated by the diplomat's wife.

Kennedy relative's murder conviction reinstated

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 15:46

Michael Skakel, a nephew of Robert F. Kennedy, was previously found guilty of murdering a 15-year-old girl in 1975.

China's domestic ivory trade to shut down

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 15:31

China’s plan to end the processing and selling of ivory by the end of March will be a “game changer for Africa’s elephants,” says one conservationist.

Miami cops fired over target practice 'joke'

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 12:51

The rookie officers had made remarks about using primarily black neighborhoods as shooting ranges.

Power restored to N.C. governor — for now

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 12:17

A judge has blocked a law by the state’s GOP lawmakers stripping its Democratic governor of control over elections.

U.N. secretary-general bids farewell

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 12:00

Ban Ki-moon had led the United Nations for the past decade, working to fight climate change and poverty.

Trump praises Putin for withholding sanctions

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 11:01

The president-elect continues to applaud Vladimir Putin, one day after President Obama punishes Russia for election interference.

Russia responds to sanctions on Twitter

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 09:39

Russian government entities are showing some humor on social media in response to Obama’s hacking sanctions.

Bourdain: Liberals scorn working class

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 06:12

Anthony Bourdain says this disdain created “the upswell of rage and contempt” that led to Trump winning the presidency.

Duterte's most outrageous statements

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 06:09

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has made outlandish comments that have earned him plenty of headlines and criticism.

Putin won’t expel U.S. diplomats

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 03:46

The Russian president contradicts his foreign minister's suggested response to the hacking flap.

Britain scolds Kerry, edges toward Trump

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 01:45

Britain takes issue with Secretary of State John Kerry's description of Netanyahu's coalition as the "most right-wing."

Top 10 undercovered stories of 2016

Fri, 12/30/2016 - 01:00

From protests against the North Dakota pipeline to flooding in the South, these 10 stories received less attention.

Obama leaves Russia's top spy off the hook

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 17:11

The White House portrays its measures against Moscow for an election cyberattack as tough, but they omit a key name.