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The recent series of major terror attacks — from Orlando to Istanbul to Nice — have exposed some uncomfortable truths about the limits of counterterrorism.
July 24, 2016
It's cute ... but is it too much cultural pressure?
July 24, 2016
Britain's new prime minister, Theresa May, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have a mammoth task ahead: overcoming their differences over how to handle Britain's departure from the EU.
July 24, 2016
As Democrats prepare for their convention in Philadelphia, protesters are preparing too. Bernie Sanders supporters and others are organizing rallies around the city.
July 24, 2016
A burned body was found near a northern Los Angeles brushfire that's forced the evacuation of 1,500 homes. As of Saturday night, the 31-square-mile fire was just 10 percent contained.
July 24, 2016
A transplant surgeon knows how to game the system to get his patients bumped up the list for a heart transplant by giving them care they don't need. Is that being a good doctor — or a moral failure?
July 24, 2016
Just days before the Democratic National Committee convention gets underway, WikiLeaks releases almost 20,000 emails among DNC staff, revealing discussions of topics from Bernie Sanders to the media.
July 23, 2016
"She remains an unacceptable risk to society if released," Jerry Brown said of Leslie Van Houten, former follower of Charles Manson. She's serving a life sentence for her part in a 1969 killing spree.
July 23, 2016
Dr. Marlen Baroso works at the health center in Beira, a port city in Mozambique. She treats patients with ailments, accident victims, women in labor — and thousands of people with HIV.
July 23, 2016
Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as the vice presidential nominee for the Democratic ticket for president. They campaigned together for the first time in Miami Saturday.
July 23, 2016
Roger Ailes' biographer Gabriel Sherman discusses Ailes' influence on conservative politics and what his departure from Fox News means for the network's future.
July 23, 2016
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200 Saturday. Reporter Jennifer Glasse speaks from Kabul.
July 23, 2016
The German city of Munich is in shock today, after nine people and a gunman died in a mass shooting Friday. Police are trying to determine the motive of the 18-year-old shooter.
July 23, 2016
An ISIS bombing in Baghdad killed more than 300 Iraqis in early July. One of them, Adil Al-Faj, known as Adil Euro, went against cultural norms as a break dancer who dreamed of dancing in New York.
July 23, 2016
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf shares a preview of the Democratic National Convention, which takes place in Philadelphia next week.
July 23, 2016
Democrats Malcolm Kenyatta, Amy Hoag, and Gary Frazier are in Philadelphia days before the Democratic National Convention to talk about challenges facing the party this year.
July 23, 2016
A 65-year-old Russian adventurer has piloted a balloon around the world solo and non-stop in 11 days, braving air too thin to breath, below-freezing temperatures, storms and barely any sleep.
July 23, 2016
"We're going to be compañeros de alma (soul mates) in this great lucha (fight) ahead," Kaine said.
July 23, 2016
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's running mate. The two agree on how government should tackle abortion and gun control, but disagree on the authorization of military force.
July 23, 2016
Ministry of Health officials say that at least 61 people were killed and 207 were injured in the attack. The Islamic State claimed responsibility, saying it was targeting a "gathering of Shiites."
July 23, 2016

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