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The attack in China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang on Thursday was the bloodiest in a series of violent incidents that Chinese authorities have blamed on radical separatist Muslim Uighurs.
May 22, 2014
Police in Albuquerque, N.M., have shown a pattern of excessive force that violates the Constitution, a federal report says. The department is changing policies; families are demanding accountability.
May 22, 2014
Brad Anderson helped the president in Iowa in 2008 and 2012, but he's never campaigned on his own behalf. He cites Obama as an inspiration, but others might not be as quick to start their own races.
May 22, 2014
The annual Ramp Feed, which celebrates the ramp, or wild leek, gives the economically depressed mining town of Richwood, W.Va., a reason to celebrate. And you can smell those alliums for miles.
May 22, 2014
The justices ruled that a lower federal court needs to re-examine the case of Russell Bucklew, who was hours away from being put to death when he was granted a temporary stay on Tuesday.
May 21, 2014
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's decision to play ball with the House Benghazi select committee was defensive in nature.
May 21, 2014
A Montana man says he was justified in shooting a prowler, a German exchange student, in his garage. The case has revived the debate over how far Americans should be able to go to defend their homes.
May 21, 2014
The unidentified victim, who was 15 when she was abducted, was reportedly held for years against her will. Her alleged captor has been arrested.
May 21, 2014
General Motors is putting 4G capabilities directly into its vehicles. But analysts say connecting your car to the Internet poses a challenge to automakers: how to balance safety with convenience.
May 21, 2014
While GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell's strategy is to attack Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes as a tool of her national party, she's seeking to put the senator on the defensive over women's issues.
May 21, 2014
More than two-thirds of women who had a double mastectomy after a cancer diagnosis didn't have the high risk that could be reduced by the surgery, a study finds.
May 21, 2014
Senior Justice Department officials have sent out a memo announcing the policy change effective in July.
May 21, 2014
Described as the largest-ever such operation in the city, it yielded some 600 computers, tablets and smart phones containing what officials say are "shocking" images.
May 21, 2014
The president tells Congress that 80 U.S. Armed Forces personnel have been deployed to the central African nation to help locate the nearly 300 girls kidnapped last month in Nigeria.
May 21, 2014
Potatoes and tomatoes are nutritious and delicious. But the U.S. Department of Agriculture finds that Americans tend to consume way too many of them in unhealthy ways, like French fries and pizza.
May 21, 2014
It's clear this year that this will not be another 2010 or 2012, when upstarts embarrassed the GOP's conventional favorites in primary after primary.
May 21, 2014
The 30-year agreement involves supplying 38 billion cubic meters of gas a year via a Siberian pipeline starting in 2018.
May 21, 2014
A young couple got hooked on durians after one life-changing bite in 2009. And after two years of tracking the stinky sweet fruit through Southeast Asia, they've become experts on durian tourism.
May 21, 2014
Anna Politkovskaya was known for her coverage of corruption and the war in Chechnya. An earlier trial had resulted in acquittal but a Moscow jury on Tuesday found five men guilty in the murder case.
May 21, 2014
EBay says that it hasn't seen any sign of fraudulent activity since the breach was detected "about two weeks ago." It says it stores financial data and customer records in different places.
May 21, 2014

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