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Nation Jul 038 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July
Here are eight things you might not have known about America's birthday.
Science Apr 10SpaceX pulls off first successful mid-ocean rocket landing
Four failed attempts and years of effort paid off Friday, as the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster re-entered Earth's atmosphere and lowered itself vertically onto a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean -- the company's first successful landing at sea.
Nation Apr 09Prosecutors detail sex abuse allegations against Dennis Hastert
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert committed bank fraud in order to pay hush money to a man whom he sexually abused when the victim was a 14-year-old wrestler on a team Hastert coached, federal prosecutors said in a court filing…
World Feb 27Saudi court sentences man to 10 years, 2,000 lashes for atheist tweets
A court in Saudi Arabia has handed down a guilty verdict in the case of a professed atheist accused of posting hundreds of tweets denying God's existence and criticizing religion. His sentence: a decade in prison, a fine and a…
World Feb 27Fragile peace holds, Russia grounds planes in first day of Syrian truce
Relative calm prevailed in parts of Syria as most fighting between government forces and rebel groups stopped and Russia halted airstrikes on Saturday, the first day of a fragile cessation of hostilities.
Nation Feb 13At least 3 dead in 50-car pileup in Pennsylvania
The pileup, which involved 50 or more vehicles, including roughly a dozen tractor-trailers, happened around 9:30 Saturday morning, and it was likely caused in part by the extreme winter weather that has hit much of the northeastern United States.
World Feb 13Student tortured, killed in Egypt given funeral in Italy
Flags flew at half staff Friday in the Italian town of Fiumicello, where hundreds of mourners gathered for the funeral of an Italian student whose body was found on the outskirts of Cairo early this month.
World Nov 234 surprising facts from the 2015 Global Terrorism Index
November’s wave of deadly terror attacks — including major incidents in Beirut, Paris, Nigeria and Mali — represented a new stage in the evolution of the Islamic State terrorist group, which many experts previously insisted was mostly focused on establishing…
World Nov 22French police ask for help identifying third stadium bomber
Police in France are asking the public for help in identifying a man they say was involved in the Nov. 13 assault on the national stadium in Saint-Denis, a northern suburb of Paris.
World Nov 14Increased vigilance across the globe following Paris attacks
As French President François Hollande tightened security across France, promising "merciless" retribution for the series of coordinated terror in Paris Friday night, world leaders reacted with expressions of solidarity as well as increased vigilance in their own countries.