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'Family hero' dies after ISIS breaks through Peshmerga lines
A U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq as a result of a "coordinated and complex attack" by roughly 100 ISIS fighters nearly 30 kilometers north of Mosul, Pentagon officials confirmed Tuesday.... More >>


Intel chief: ISIS can attack in U.S.
ISIS has the capability to stage a Paris-style attack in the U.S. using local cells to strike in multiple locations and inflict dozens of casualties, according to the Obama administration's top U.S. intelligence official. ... More >>


Terminated employee returns and opens fire
A former employee opened fire at a transportation center in Texas Wednesday, killing one person before turning the gun on himself, the sheriff said.... More >>


Target viral video: What does it take to get arrested?
A routine visit to Target turned into a viral video that has led dozens of women to come forward with troubling stories about the same man.Popular: Guns in America | Sanders Demands Clinton Apologize | Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World... More >>


Man apprehended in death of 11-year-old Navajo girl
A man was arrested by the FBI on Tuesday evening in connection with the kidnapping and death of an 11-year-old Navajo girl, whose body was found in the New Mexico desert. ... More >>


Ashley Sawyer, who appeared on 'Catfish,' dies at 23
Ashley Sawyer, who appeared on MTV's hit reality show "Catfish" in 2013, died Saturday in Hoover, Alabama, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office. She was 23.... More >>


Met Gala 2016: Fashion veers into tech on the red carpet
Featuring a flurry of silver, lustrous and futuristic looks, the fashion elite gathered Monday evening for the Met Museum's annual black-tie extravaganza. ... More >>


Detroit teachers get pay guarantee
Detroit teachers are being encouraged to return to the classroom Wednesday after assurances they will be paid for the full school year. ... More >>


2 Americans found dead in Jamaica
Before his body was found, Harold Nichols was on his way to an impoverished Jamaican community, where he was building a house for a family.... More >>


Ex-NFL star accused of raping disabled woman
Former NFL defensive lineman Dana Stubblefield has been charged with raping a developmentally disabled woman in his home, the Santa Clara Deputy District Attorney said. Recent podcasts: Sanders Demands Clinton Apologize | Guns in America | Radical Islam in America... More >>


Teen accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools makes her choice
A Long Island teen who received acceptance letters from all eight Ivy League schools has decided where she'll attend college in the fall. ... More >>


Mystery of the Tully monster solved, report says
Paleontologists discovered a creature trapped in stone with a pincer-tipped nose, sharp needle-teeth and eyes on a slim stalk. This ancient animal was given a name: Tully monster. ... More >>


Officer saves woman from sinking car
It was a daring water rescue unlike any Lt. Erick Jenkins had experienced in his 27-year career with the Groton, Connecticut, Police Department.... More >>


A crash, a rescue and a final goodbye
Some 911 calls stay with first responders the rest of their lives. For Deputies Linda Nolan and Robert Sunkel, a three-vehicle collision in late March is that call. ... More >>


'Basketball Cop' turns noise into project
It all started as a noise complaint: Kids on a residential street in Gainesville, Florida, were playing basketball in the afternoon too "loudly," a neighbor told the police dispatcher.... More >>


GOP wakes up to Trump the nominee
A once unthinkable idea is now the Republican Party's new political reality: Donald Trump is its presumptive presidential nominee. Podcast favorites: Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Bernie gets the Axe | Guns in America... More >>


At the starting gate: Clinton leads Trump
As Donald Trump captures the mantle of presumptive Republican nominee, a new poll finds he begins his general election campaign well behind Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.... More >>


Road to 270: The electoral college map
Now that Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee, it's time to start looking at general election match-ups between him and the likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.... More >>


The week in 36 photos
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The evolution of surfing
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Bingo halls and rock-star dreams
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A hole punched through history
Recent podcasts: Bernie gets the Axe | Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Graham Opposes GOP Leader... More >>


'The other side of the glass': Portraits in a liquor store
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U.S. military photos from April
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Ansel Adams at the Grand Canyon
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World Press Photo Contest: 2016 winners
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Will and Kate's royal family
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What a shot! 25 amazing sports photos
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Historic photos from an extraordinary collection
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Look at me! The best selfies from April
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