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Why political beliefs are so hard to change

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 11:05

Researchers have found that people are less likely to change their minds on political issues than apolitical ones.

Hijack of Libyan jet ends peacefully

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 06:44

Two Libyans who hijacked a plane from Libya to Malta and threatened to blow it up have surrendered peacefully.

Trump doubles down on nuclear remarks

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 06:32

The president-elect reportedly touts the possibility of a revived arms race.

Putin says Democrats are sore losers

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 04:07

In his year-end address, the Russian leader criticizes the Democratic Party for trying to blame all their failures on "external factors."

Berlin truck attack suspect shot dead in Milan

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 01:29

The Tunisian man suspected of carrying out the Berlin truck attack was shot dead by police, Italy confirmed.

Australian police foil Christmas bomb plot

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 16:28

Five men have been arrested on suspicion of planning a series of attacks in the heart of Melbourne.

Obama dumps controversial immigrant registry

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 12:25

A post-9/11 requirement for men from majority Muslim countries to register with the federal government is being scrapped.

Trump seems to call for U.S. nuclear buildup

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 11:53

Donald Trump said on Twitter that America "must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability."

Berlin suspect's family: 'He had no future'

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 10:58

Anis Amri's brother says the attack suspect fled Tunisia seeking a better life and that he should now turn himself in to the police.

Syrian army says Aleppo has been retaken

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 10:55

In a statement, the army says it brings "the return of security to Aleppo after its release from terrorism and terrorists."

Why N.C.'s deal to overturn HB2 fell apart

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 10:52

The agreement to scrap the state's controversial "bathroom bill" came undone during a raucous special session.

A trade war is coming ... to the Oval Office

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 10:06

Donald Trump is speaking with two voices on trade, one of the hot-button issues that propelled him to victory on Election Day.

'World had to hear Aleppo children'

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 09:06

Seven-year-old Bana Alabed, who was evacuated from Syria on Monday, became a symbol of the tragedy.

Trump says 'drain the swamp' is not over

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 08:58

Donald Trump declared that he still plans to “drain the swamp” of alleged Washington corruption.

'We are all the same': Woman forgives attacker

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 08:52

Asma Jama says she has no "ill feelings toward" the woman who smashed her in the face with a glass for speaking Swahili.

Does Trump have plan to stop homegrown terror?

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 08:42

Every major terror attack on U.S. soil since 9/11 has been carried out by a legal permanent resident or an American citizen.

Eric Trump stops fundraising for his charity after scrutiny

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 07:40

Eric Trump is worried that donations for his organization could be perceived as buying access to his father.

Did mustache disqualify Bolton from Cabinet?

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 07:12

Trump's choice for secretary of state was driven by several superficial factors, the Washington Post reports.

Weight Watchers stock spikes after Oprah reveal

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 06:30

Shares of the weight-loss company soar after Oprah says she lost more than 40 pounds since joining.

New report on Snowden's ties to Russia

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 05:36

Despite his denials, the ex-NSA contractor remains in contact with intelligence services, a House panel asserts.