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World’s worst countries for air pollution

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 07:05

Ninety-two percent of the world breathes air with unhealthy levels of pollutants, but these areas have it the worst.

2 hospitals and a bread line attacked in Aleppo

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 06:51

Government shelling and airstrikes in the rebel-held Syrian city kill seven and put one of the medical facilities out of service, observers say.

Deadly typhoon hits China and Taiwan

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 06:49

Typhoon Megi caused more than $10 million in damage as it swept across Taiwan before weakening into a tropical storm.

Probe: MH17 shot down by Russian-made missile

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 06:46

Prosecutors conclude the plane was shot down in 2014 by a missile fired from rebel-held territory in Ukraine, victims’ families say.

Deal reached to keep U.S govt. running

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 06:17

The agreement would avert a potential federal shutdown and comes just three days before a midnight deadline.

U.S. will deploy more troops to fight ISIS

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 06:02

President Obama is preparing to send more troops to Iraq to help reclaim Mosul from the Islamic State, U.S. officials say.

Weed's fate on the line in 9 states

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 05:47

Voters in nine states will decide on ballot measures that could possibly expand legal access to marijuana.

Historic endorsement for conservative paper

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 05:08

The Arizona Republic, which has backed Republicans for president in each election since the 1890s, throws its support behind Hillary Clinton.

Probe: MH17 shot down by Russian-made missile

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 04:26

Prosecutors conclude the plane was shot down in 2014 by a missile fired from rebel-held territory in Ukraine, victims’ families say.

Fatal Calif. police shooting sparks protests

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 01:51

Authorities in suburban San Diego say a black man was shot and killed by police after pointing an object at officers.

Trump has turned over tax returns before

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 23:08

The GOP nominee has let outsiders see these documents — when it suited his needs.

First baby born with 3 biological parents

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 23:00

The child was born using a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people in the embryo.

Former Israeli leader Shimon Peres dies at 93

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 18:30

The 1994 Nobel Peace Prize winner, who recently suffered a stroke, was the nation's last remaining founding father.

Candidates in rare agreement on gun control

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 18:02

For a brief moment, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton find themselves on the same side of the gun debate.

Amid scandal, Wells Fargo claws back CEO pay

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 16:39

CEO John Stumpf and a former Wells executive will forfeit millions of dollars in bonuses, the bank's board says.

Sources: FBI widening cyberattack inquiry

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 14:57

The agency's investigation now includes suspected attempts to hack Democratic Party officials' mobile phones.

The biggest economic myths from the debate

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 13:38

The presidential debate failed to tackle key economic issues head-on, according to Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter.

The cybersecurity debate that didn't happen

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 13:27

Discussing these issues could eat up considerable debate time, but they're of critical importance.

Howard Dean defends Trump cocaine tweet

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 13:05

He's unapologetic about his postdebate tweet that asks: "Notice Trump sniffing all the time. Coke user?"

Defying critics, Obama nominates Cuba ambassador

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 12:42

“We have no illusions,” the White House said of Congress trying to thwart the move.