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The kingdom's state news agency dismissed suspicions of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder as "falsehoods" — and pledged Saudi Arabia's "total rejection of any threats and attempts to undermine it."
Oct. 14, 2018
The cold open revisited West's bizarre White House soliloquy, while Simon performed an emotional rendition of "Bridge Over Troubled Water."
Oct. 14, 2018
Vienna had a problem: A key construction site threatened the habitat of dozens of hamsters — yes, common hamsters, a protected species in Austria. Here's how the developers saved the little animals.
Oct. 14, 2018
In a ceremony at St. Peter's Square in the Vatican, Pope Francis declared the sainthood of the murdered Salvadoran archbishop, the former pontiff and five other people.
Oct. 14, 2018
Songbirds have been in decline for decades, and it's becoming clear that climate change is a factor. Scientists are finding that old-growth forests may help the birds cope with rising temperatures.
Oct. 14, 2018
When 39-year-old Charlie Hinderliter got the flu last winter, he ended up in a medically induced coma and spent 58 days hospitalized. Serious, even fatal, complications can hit patients of any age.
Oct. 14, 2018
Nearly 70 percent of voters say Republicans and Democrats fail to adequately represent the American people. One group is trying to help elect more unaffiliated candidates.
Oct. 14, 2018
Organizers expected 40,000 people to show up at their march Saturday. Instead, they say, more than 240,000 attended. The event comes at a time when far-right populists are gaining ground in Germany.
Oct. 13, 2018
In an update on a recent security breach, Facebook says 30 million accounts were affected. For nearly half of those, hackers accessed users' searches, locations and other details.
Oct. 13, 2018
Andrew Brunson's arrest in Turkey raised tension between the two longtime allies. Now, the pastor has returned — and President Trump greeted him Saturday at the White House.
Oct. 13, 2018
The biggest bloc of Taiwan's few remaining world allies is in Central America and the Caribbean. But even that solidarity is splintering.
Oct. 13, 2018
The two high-ranking retired clerics, Archbishop Francisco José Cox Huneeus and Bishop Marco Antonio Órdenes Fernández, were expelled from the priesthood because of alleged "manifest abuse of minors."
Oct. 13, 2018
The Supreme Court has upheld a state law requiring voters' IDs to have street addresses, which many reservations do not use. Native American groups are now scrambling to prepare for Election Day.
Oct. 13, 2018
Government and nonprofit agencies work in advance of storms to create distribution networks for critical aid, but the Category 4 storm damaged key communications and transportation infrastructure.
Oct. 13, 2018
The president and his lawyers may be close to submitting a take-home exam of sorts to special counsel Robert Mueller, but so many other points about this imbroglio remain unresolved.
Oct. 13, 2018

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