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Two offensives in two countries are aimed at retaking Syria's Raqqa and Iraq's Mosul. Raqqa is the Islamic State's de facto capital, while Mosul is the group's most important stronghold in Iraq.
Nov. 7, 2016
Companies sued the federal government over a new rule protecting the right of patients and their families to sue nursing home companies. It was supposed to go into effect in November.
Nov. 7, 2016
From the waste-not ethos behind Angel Food Cake, to the science fads that sparked chocolate cake, American Cake tells a story of immigration and ingenuity.
Nov. 7, 2016
They're too young to vote, but they're still getting out the vote. After learning about the history of voting and democracy in America, these young activists took their message to a college campus.
Nov. 7, 2016
Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's final appeals to voters display a stark difference in how each candidate ran for president.
Nov. 7, 2016
The masses of balls that appeared along 11-miles of coast in western Siberia were snowy and icy. Some of them were small, and some were quite large.
Nov. 7, 2016
Ethiopia has 7 million donkeys — more than any other country. They have a pretty tough life, but changes are afoot.
Nov. 7, 2016
Scientists are racing to create a vaccine against the Zika virus. The latest effort being tested uses inactivated virus, a technique that has been used successfully to fight other diseases.
Nov. 7, 2016
The magnitude 5.0 quake damaged buildings in Cushing, Okla., the largest commercial crude oil storage center in North America. No damage to oil storage facilities or nearby pipelines was reported.
Nov. 7, 2016
Daniel Ortega, the former Marxist revolutionary leader, took more than 70 percent of the vote. Earlier this year, the courts essentially blocked his main opponent from seeking office.
Nov. 7, 2016
Reporters from Europe, Turkey and Lebanon share their experiences covering the 2016 U.S. election — everything from translation challenges to close encounters with a pregnant Ivanka Trump.
Nov. 7, 2016
Raising kids is tough, even if you have a partner and a steady income or two. Single moms and dads face even more challenges, and like all parents, are doing the best they can, with what they have.
Nov. 7, 2016
Police found this bundle of joy in Queensland during a traffic stop last night. Australian authorities say the little guy is in good health and that they're calling him Alfred.
Nov. 7, 2016
The transit authority and its largest union have reached a settlement to end a nearly weeklong strike. The news came just hours before a judge was set to rule on enjoining the strike for Election Day.
Nov. 7, 2016
More than 500 monitors and observers will watch polling sites in 28 states, looking for voting rights violations such as discrimination against voters because of their race or language.
Nov. 7, 2016
The federal death penalty trial of Roof, who is accused of murdering nine people at Charleston, S.C.'s oldest black church, was postponed for a closed hearing between Roof, his attorney and the judge.
Nov. 7, 2016
When the two young lawmakers took their oaths of office last month, they inserted a derogatory term for China. Now Beijing says they can't retake the oath — which means they can't serve their terms.
Nov. 7, 2016
The GOP is still favored to control the House. Donald Trump hasn't been the boon Democrats need. But some longtime GOP incumbents could go down, as Democrats stand to pick up a dozen or more seats.
Nov. 7, 2016
Reno's tenure was marked by tragedy and controversy. But she left office widely respected for her independence and accomplishments.
Nov. 7, 2016
Republicans are feeling the best they have about this cycle about their chances of holding their majority, but even doing that requires several states to break their way on election night.
Nov. 7, 2016

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