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A train painted with the words "Kosovo is part of Serbia" was turned back before it crossing the Kosovo border. Kosovar leaders saw the train as a provocation, while Serbians say Kosovars overreacted.
Jan. 15, 2017
The capture of the campus marks a crucial step in the bloody, complex fight for the key Iraqi city. But tall challenges still remain for the country's special forces.
Jan. 15, 2017
The summit, which U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is attending, nevertheless does not include leaders from the two sides the diplomats mean to reconcile: Israel and Palestinians.
Jan. 15, 2017
Congressional Democrats are organizing what they call a "Day of Action," with events scheduled from California to Illinois to Maine. Sen. Bernie Sanders is among the key organizers.
Jan. 15, 2017
Last month, we asked listeners to write noncommercial ads for the things money can't buy. The responses have been as diverse as they are delightful. But Sunday is the last day to submit your own.
Jan. 15, 2017
After four months of fighting, Iraqi forces have reached the Tigris River that divides Mosul. But it's been slow going and there's plenty of fighting ahead in the densely packed city in northern Iraq.
Jan. 15, 2017
There are calls for President Obama to pardon Oscar López Rivera, who was jailed in connection to a series of bombings by a radical nationalist group. But to some, he's still an unrepentant terrorist.
Jan. 15, 2017
Thousands of law enforcement from dozens of agencies will guard the ceremonies, and authorities have planned for many contingencies, says Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.
Jan. 15, 2017
Unlike other migrants who arrive on American soil without visas, Cubans once had a unique place in U.S. immigration policy. Not anymore.
Jan. 15, 2017
Kennedy Odede was living on the streets, getting into fights. He was looking for hope. And he found it in the story of Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan. 15, 2017
Ocean algae is plentiful and grows rapidly, and most of it is safe to eat. People have been harvesting seaweed for thousands of years, but now it's become so popular, you can even take a class.
Jan. 15, 2017
Ask any special ed teacher and they will probably tell you that paperwork is the bane of their jobs. These three teachers at Renaissance Academy in Utah have figured out how to keep it under control.
Jan. 15, 2017
Federal funding for the group that helps supply women's reproductive health care is built into multiple places in the budget, and stripping it out is not as simple as it may sound.
Jan. 15, 2017
After struggling to remain relevant amid public concern for animal welfare, coupled with high production costs, "The Greatest Show On Earth" will come to an end in May, the company announced Saturday.
Jan. 14, 2017
Immigrants and activists throughout the country are rallying in anticipation of Donald Trump's inauguration. They're protesting against mass deportation, which Trump discussed on the campaign trail.
Jan. 14, 2017
Department Of Justice officials released a report this week about the Chicago police department. There have also been further developments in Philadelphia and Baltimore.
Jan. 14, 2017
Virginia Republican Puneet Ahluwalia, conservative columnist Mona Charen and consultant Jolene Ivey discuss the biggest political stories of the week.
Jan. 14, 2017
South African wildfires — some caused by human error — in the verdant wine region have seriously damaged one of the country's oldest vineyards.
Jan. 14, 2017
Dean Angelo, head of the Fraternal Order of Police in Chicago, responds to a critical report by the Justice Department that highlights a pattern of civil rights violations by Chicago police officers.
Jan. 14, 2017
The Broadway singer had accepted an invitation to sing at a welcome event for Donald Trump as a "bi-partisan songbird." By Saturday, she backed out of that decision, "calling it a lapse of judgement."
Jan. 14, 2017

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