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Aide: Palestinian leader making swift recovery in hospital

A top aide says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is alert and making a swift recovery after being hospitalized with a fever over the weekend and should be released within days
May. 21, 2018

Trump praises new CIA director

President Donald Trump praised new CIA Director Gina Haspel at her swearing-in ceremony Monday, saying there was "no one in this country better qualified" for the job
May. 21, 2018

Supreme Court sends land dispute back to Wash. top court

The Supreme Court is asking Washington state's highest court to take another look at a land dispute between a Native American tribe and its neighbors
May. 21, 2018

Divided Supreme Court rules for businesses over workers

The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace
May. 21, 2018

Palace shares family portrait and other royal wedding photos

Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after their wedding
May. 21, 2018

Head of prep school rocked by sex abuse cases leaving early

The head of an elite New England prep school that's been rocked by years of sexual abuse claims is stepping down a year earlier than planned
May. 21, 2018

Blankenship to seek US Senate seat as 3rd-party candidate

Despite having lost the Republican primary, convicted ex-coal baron Don Blankenship says he's going to continue his bid for U.S. Senate as a third-party candidate
May. 21, 2018

4 charged in Greece over attack on Thessaloniki mayor

Greek authorities have charged four men over a weekend mob attack on the 75-year-old mayor of the country's second-largest city, carried out in an apparent venting of nationalist sentiment
May. 21, 2018

Inmate: No bodies 'I know of' at dig site for missing girls

A man convicted in the killing of a teenager, whose reported boasting in prison inspired police to dig in suburban Detroit for the remains of up to seven more missing...
May. 21, 2018

LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that "God made you like this" have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gay...
May. 21, 2018

The Latest: Pompeo: Iran nuclear deal was 'loser' in Mideast

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East
May. 21, 2018

Kentucky troopers shoot, kill man who they say had shotgun

Kentucky troopers have shot and killed a man who authorities say confronted them with a shotgun
May. 21, 2018

Crews find wreckage of small plane that crashed in Vermont

State Police say search crews have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the woods in Vermont's Green Mountains The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday only the...
May. 21, 2018

School shooting victims remembered as sweet, hardworking

An outgoing and 'really funny' student who blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from entering the classroom and an exchange student who aspired to work in civil...
May. 21, 2018

Syrian military declares capital, surrounding areas free from militants for first time in nearly 7 years

Syrian military declares capital, surrounding areas free from militants for first time in nearly 7 years
May. 21, 2018

China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a temporary truce in a dispute companies worried might...
May. 21, 2018

Officer who shot school gunman gets ovation at graduation

A school resource officer who was hailed a hero for shooting and arresting a gunman at a northern Illinois high school received a standing ovation as he led students into...
May. 21, 2018

Nurse dead in Congo as Ebola vaccination campaign starts

Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the town in the country's northwest where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign
May. 21, 2018

Australian state government proposes protecting wild horses

An Australian state government has decided to legally protect rather than kill thousands of wild horses, infuriating scientists who argue the feral species is doing severe environmental damage to the...
May. 21, 2018

A crisis intensifies: Addiction lands more women behind bars

The opioid crisis is putting more women behind bars across the U.S. _ tearing apart families and squeezing communities that lack treatment programs and permanent solutions.
May. 21, 2018

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US and Guatemala

Paraguay opens its new embassy in Jerusalem, following in the footsteps of US, Guatemala
May. 21, 2018

From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

Lisa Meyer's hair salon is a cozy place where her mother serves homemade macaroons, children climb on chairs and customers chat above the whirr of hairdryers
May. 21, 2018

Afghan official: Taliban kill 5 workers clearing land mines

Afghan official says Taliban insurgents ambushed, killed at least 5 members of a demining team in southern province
May. 21, 2018

Detained Iranian-British woman learns of new charges in Iran

Husband: Iranian-British woman detained in Tehran now faces new charge of 'spreading propaganda against the regime'
May. 21, 2018

How a rehab boss exploited the drug epidemic - with impunity

A rehab program in North Carolina sent people with addictions to work for free as caregivers for elderly and disabled patients
May. 21, 2018

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