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Nation Mar 07WATCH: State Department says Tillerson will address North Korean missile threat in Asia trip
Acting Spokesperson Mark Toner will lead the Tuesday briefing. Watch live starting around 2 p.m. EST on this page.
Arts Mar 06Photo: Firing at an Islamic State drone
An Iraqi special forces soldier fires at a drone operated by Islamic State militants Islamic State militants in Mosul, Iraq on March 4. …
Arts Mar 03Photo: A new women’s world chess champion is crowned
Anna Muzychuk (left) of Ukraine plays against Tan Zhongyi (right) of China during the final day of the Women's World Chess Championship 2017 on March 3 at Espinas Palace Hotel in Tehran, Iran. Zhongyi defeated Muzychuk of Ukraine to win…
Arts Mar 02Photo: Playing the beautiful game amid Mumbai’s dust
Boys fight for the ball during their soccer practice at a park in Mumbai, India on March 2, 2017.
Politics Mar 02WATCH: Jeff Sessions recuses himself from Russia investigation
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to speak to reporters Thursday at a news conference at the Department of Justice.
Politics Mar 02WATCH: House minority leader Pelosi comments on Sessions’ role in Russia probe
Attorney General Jeff Sessions reportedly failed to disclose two separate meetings with Russia's ambassador to the United States last year.
Arts Mar 01Photo: A bird’s-eye view of Australia’s Outback
River systems can be seen flowing near sand dunes in outback Queensland, Australia on Feb. 12, 2017.
Politics Feb 28Read the full text of Trump’s address to Congress
The following is the full text of President Donald Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress on Feb. 28.
Arts Feb 28Photo: Celebrating the start of Carnival in Trinidad
J'ouvert revellers covered in blue paint dance and parade with the Rapso music band 3canal during the 20th anniversary celebration of their song Blue as part of Trinidad Carnival on Feb. 27, 2017 in Port of Spain, Trinidad.
Arts Feb 27Photo: Fleeing the Islamic State for a camp outside Mosul
A boy, who just fled a village controlled by Islamic State fighters, cries as he sits with his family inside a bus before heading to the camp at Hammam Ali south of Mosul, Iraq.