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Nation Jun 30Obama selects former P&G exec. to lead Veterans Affairs
President Barack Obama will select former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald as his nominee to head the Department of Veteran Affairs, according to White House officials.
World Jun 29North Korea fires two missiles off coast
Despite a United Nations ban on weapons testing in North Korea, the country fired two short-range missiles into the water off of its eastern coast, according to a South Korean Defense Ministry official on Sunday.
Nation Jun 22Few immediate consequences for children crossing U.S. border
Children from Central America who cross the border into the United States alone are able to live, attend public schools and even work without facing immediate consequences, according to an Associated Press investigation.
World Jun 21Pro-Russian separatists launch attack in Ukraine amid ceasefire
Less than one day after a temporary cease-fire was put into place to put a stop to all military action in Ukraine, pro-Russian forces attacked army posts in the country near the border with Russia.
World Jun 08Gunmen storm Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport
At least five were killed in an attack at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport that began late Sunday night.
World Jun 08Pope Francis holds Middle East peace prayer summit
Pope Francis hosted the presidents of Israel and Palestine to the Vatican for a prayer summit on Sunday evening in a move meant to inspire a renewed interests in peace talks from both sides.
World Jun 08Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is sworn in as Egypt’s new president
Egypt’s new president and former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was sworn into office on Sunday following last week’s elections -- the second free elections in the country’s history.
Nation Jun 07Mourners gather at memorial service for Maya Angelou
Friends and family gathered on Saturday afternoon in North Carolina to attend a memorial service in honor of the late author and activist Maya Angelou, who died on May 28 at the age of 86.
World Jun 01Suspect in Belgian Jewish Museum shooting made video confession
The alleged French jihadist suspected of carrying out a shooting at a Belgian Jewish Museum in May has claimed responsibility for the attack in a video, prosecutors said on Sunday.
Nation Jun 01Co-owner of Philadelphia Inquirer, Lewis Katz, killed in plane crash
One of the Philadelphia Inquirer’s co-owners, Lewis Katz, was killed in a plane crash along with six others at a Massachusetts airfield on Saturday.