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Nation Dec 2817-year-old left bloodied after encounter with Alabama police
The Troy Police Department has since asked for an independent investigation into the case after the teen's family released photos of him badly bruised on social media.
World Dec 28What we know about the deadly blasts at Shiite cultural center in Kabul
At least 40 people were killed and dozens of others wounded on Thursday in a series of explosions that targeted a Shiite cultural center in the Afghan capital of Kabul, Afghan officials said.
Politics Dec 21WATCH: UN General Assembly votes to declare U.S. Jerusalem decision ‘null and void’
In a 128-9 vote, the U.N. General Assembly voted in favor of a resolution demanding the U.S. rescind its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. U.S. neighbors Mexico and Canada were among the 35 abstentions.
Arts Dec 15WATCH: Critics pick their favorite film performances of 2017
Mike Sargent and Ann Hornaday explain their picks for the best acting moments of 2017.
World Dec 15Strong earthquake strikes Java island in Indonesia. Deaths reported
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck Java, the most populous Indonesian island, minutes before midnight Friday, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Geological Survey.
Politics Dec 15WATCH: Trump calls for death penalty for anyone who kills a police officer
The president was warmly received by the crowd of local law enforcement officers who cheered his calls for a crackdown on gangs and an end to chain migration.
Nation Dec 135 police misconduct cases had new developments last week. Here’s what happened
Here’s a look at what happened and what’s next for the families of the victims and the officers involved.
Politics Dec 08WATCH: UN Security Council holds special session on U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
The United Nations Security Council is holding a special session that addresses President Donald Trump's announcement from earlier this week that the U.S. would officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Watch the meeting here.
Politics Dec 05WATCH: White House says Trump to deliver remarks amid signals to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem
The White House also confirmed today that the president did talk with Arab leaders about his intentions to move the embassy, a move that would would ignite controversy in the Arab world.
Nation Dec 055 important stories you may have missed
We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now.