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More monuments? Enthusiasm and tensions

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 08:55

Efforts are underway to convince President Obama to designate additional national monuments in his remaining days in office.

Free of ISIS, beards trimmed, veils burned

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 08:39
A man cuts the beard of a civilian who was evacuated with others by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters from an Islamic State-controlled neighbourhood of Manbij, in Aleppo Governorate, Syria, Aug. 12, 2016. (REUTERS/Rodi Said)

WSJ to Trump: Start acting presidential

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 06:25

The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board is getting tired of the Republican nominee’s anti-media tirades.

ISIS recruits deemed ignorant of Islam

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 05:45

Nearly 70 percent of followers had just "basic" knowledge of Shariah — some even bought "The Koran for Dummies," documents show.

Reward offered in NYC imam murder case

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 00:59

A Muslim advocacy group plans to announce a reward for information leading to an arrest.

Is the GOP near a breaking point with Trump?

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 00:15

Republican leaders have begun openly contemplating turning their backs on him to prevent election losses.

Trump wants political tests for immigrants

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 00:03

In an upcoming speech, he will outline a new immigrant screening policy and argue for what he calls "foreign policy realism."

Obama interrupting vacation to help Clinton

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 23:25

The president is set to headline a fundraising reception on Martha's Vineyard, where he's been relaxing with his family.

Usain Bolt sprints to third straight Olympic gold

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 17:29

The Olympic superstar overcame an early deficit in the 100-meter dash to pull away for a historic victory in Rio on Sunday night.

Homes destroyed by fast-moving Calif. wildfire

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 17:05

The blaze spread to more than 2 square miles, forcing more than 1,000 residents to flee a lake community.

Officials: 6 dead in plane crash in Alabama

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 16:44

A small aircraft developed engine problems and crashed while trying to land, authorities say.

Clinton looks to tap into power of Dreamers

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 11:19

The Democratic nominee’s campaign is launching an aggressive effort to woo the record 27.3 million Latinos eligible to vote in November.

National Guard deployed after Milwaukee unrest

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 11:11

Violent protests erupted after the fatal shooting of a man who police say was fleeing a traffic stop.

Video claims to show missing Nigerian girls

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 10:24

Militant group Boko Haram published a video apparently showing recent footage of dozens of school girls kidnapped two years ago.

7,000 rescued in 'historic' La. floods

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 10:10

Gov. John Bel Edwards and his family were forced to leave the governor's mansion after chest-high water filled the basement.

Brexit could be delayed until 2019

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 05:02

The government is too "chaotic" to start the two-year process early next year, the Sunday Times reports.

Georgia officer fatally shot; suspect flees

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 00:25

Officer Tim Smith responded to a suspicious-person call and was shot when he exited his patrol car, authorities say.

Protests in Milwaukee after fatal shooting

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 22:25

Protesters skirmish with police in a neighborhood where an officer shot and killed a man after a traffic stop.

Police search for suspect in killing of imam

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 21:21

Maulama Akonjee and his associate, Tharam Uddin, were shot in the back of the head in a brazen daylight attack, police said.

3 dead, more than 1,000 rescued in La. floods

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 18:35

Severe flooding across central and southern Louisiana led the governor to declare a state of emergency.