The probe had taken nearly two years and imperiled a presidency. It divided Washington, delivered charges against 34 people and drew the wrath of President Donald Trump. Speculation about its findings, and when they would be delivered, had consumed Washington…
By Associated Press
Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency. The Justice Department was expected to release the main findings as soon…
By Philip Assa, Andrea Rosa, Maya Arelluzzo, Associated Press
U.S.-backed forces declared military victory over the Islamic State group in Syria on Saturday after liberating the last pocket of territory held by the militants, marking the end of a brutal self-styled caliphate the group carved out in large parts…
By Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press
Serbia’s president pledged on Sunday to defend the country’s law and order a day after opposition supporters stormed the national TV station protesting what they said is his autocratic rule and firm control of the media.
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo, Theresa Lewis
To understand the history of climate change, researchers are digging underneath the ocean floor where organisms and plants have accumulated in sediment over millennia. Maureen Raymo studies this science of paleoclimatology using a vast collection of materials at Columbia University’s…
By Calvin Woodward, Seth Borenstein, Hope Yen, Associated Press
Judge Amy Berman Jackson, while sentencing Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, reminded her courtroom — and indirectly the president — that Manafort’s trial was unrelated to questions of collusion with Russia. “Court is one of those places where facts…
By Elias Meseret, Associated Press
Preliminary data retrieved from the flight data recorder of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed shows “a clear similarity” with an earlier disaster in Indonesia, Ethiopia’s transport minister said Sunday.
By Steven Moran, Balthasar Bickel, The Conversation
Considering language from a biological perspective led researchers to the idea that new food processing technologies affected neolithic human beings' jaws – and allowed new language sounds to emerge.
By Stephen Wright, Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press
The New Zealand leader’s promise of tightened gun laws in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings has been widely welcomed by a stunned population.
By Associated Press
Former Vice President Joe Biden told Delaware Democrats in a speech Saturday night that he has “the most progressive record of anybody running,” then clarified that he meant to say “anybody who would run,” and New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand…
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