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The Icelandic Meteorological Office reports that a fissure eruption has occurred at the site of the Bárðarbunga volcano, meaning lava has cracked the surface.
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Edmond Alexandre, a 61 year old Parisian man, got into a dispute with the unnamed passenger in front of him who attempted to recline.
Aug 28, 2014 6:27PM ET
The choreographed arrests were organized to push President Obama to stop the deportations of Central American children and keep families together.
Aug 28, 2014 6:17PM ET
Six plaintiffs are suing the Ferguson and St. Louis County police forces, alleging that the officers' arrests and use of tear gas and rubber bullets violated their civil rights.
Aug 28, 2014 5:58PM ET
With Knee Defenders at the center of travel firestorm, Ira Goldman says his invention is a response to the airlines, not to other passengers.
Aug 28, 2014 5:02PM ET
The president said he was not ready to attack ISIL in Syria. He condemned Russia's advances in Ukraine, but he stopped short of saying the word "invasion."
Aug 28, 2014 4:49PM ET
President Obama gave an important press conference today and even took questions from the press, but all of this was overshadowed by the fact that Obama debuted one of the ugliest suits in the history of this great nation.
Aug 28, 2014 4:17PM ET
According to reports, ISIL fighters waterboarded its Western hostages during the early part of their captivity.
Aug 28, 2014 4:01PM ET
The movies she's in are sold to audiences on her presence and make lots of money. Because she's a movie star.
Aug 28, 2014 3:33PM ET
"We don't want to see our streets look like a war zone," Clinton said. "Not in America. We are better than that."
Aug 28, 2014 3:12PM ET
"A first offense will be subject to a suspension of six weeks without pay," Commissioner Goodell said. A, second, will result in "banishment."
Aug 28, 2014 3:10PM ET
"Women were rejecting the Democratic party by 40 percent; they were rejecting the Republican party by 50 percent. I don't think either party can do a victory lap here," said RNC Chair Reince Priebus.
Aug 28, 2014 3:10PM ET
Pennsylvania and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services have reportedly reached a deal on the state's Medicaid proposal, meaning the state will expand insurance to 281,000 poor residents
Aug 28, 2014 1:20PM ET
The Daily Show host's directorial debut is about an Iranian-born Canadian journalist who was arrested after filming the 2009 protests over the presidential election in Iran.
Aug 28, 2014 1:19PM ET
"I know people who can put a bomb on you,” Tsarnaeva allegedly said.
Aug 28, 2014 12:36PM ET
Invites are sent, so get ready for the frenzy tech gadget madness.
Aug 28, 2014 12:34PM ET
The suit was dismissed without prejudice, which means that Michael Egan could bring charges against his alleged abusers again.
Aug 28, 2014 12:21PM ET
Joan Rivers, the sharp-tongued comedian and proud host of a bevy of television talk shows, has been hospitalized, sources told CNN.
Aug 28, 2014 11:58AM ET
Rob Ford, the Toronto Mayor who admitted to smoking crack and having an alcohol problem, is only down by three percentage points in the latest poll.
Aug 28, 2014 11:45AM ET
Ahmed Khalaf Al-Dulaimi on the threat of ISIL to Iraqis, Nicholas Kristof on American racial prejudice, Rand Paul on U.S. foreign policy, Haaretz on Gaza's economy, and Philip Stephens on Scottish independence.
Aug 28, 2014 11:43AM ET
Think Congress is unpopular? More governors than senators could go down in defeat this November.
Aug 28, 2014 10:47AM ET
One day after capturing a border crossing near the Israeli-Syrian border, rebels from the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front have reportedly detained (or by some accounts abducted) nearly 50 United Nations peacekeepers.
Aug 28, 2014 10:45AM ET
Texas Gov. Rick Perry seems to be confused about the charges leveled against him in his indictment. Bribery isn't one of them, despite what he said during a speech last week.
Aug 28, 2014 10:11AM ET
Computer hackers carried out a coordinated cyber attack on JPMorgan Chase and at least four other banks this month, a U.S. official said Wednesday.
Aug 28, 2014 10:01AM ET
Can't we all get along? Some people can think Tony died, some can think he lived, others can think it's ambiguous, and David Chase's opinion is just another piece of the discussion.
Aug 28, 2014 9:41AM ET
The "Coolest" cooler has outraised even some of the fanciest crowdsourced gadgets.
Aug 28, 2014 9:39AM ET
An elimination-free week brought us maximum entertainment and minimum heartache. But also Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
Aug 28, 2014 9:29AM ET
In a bit lampooning ESPN's "Michael Sam in the shower" segment, correspondent Samantha Bee worries Sam's not getting enough "grab-ass" in.
Aug 28, 2014 9:12AM ET
The überfamous couple have been together for nearly a decade, and got engaged in 2012.
Aug 28, 2014 8:17AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Justin Bieber created a scene at Dave & Buster's plus Miley Cyrus' homeless VMA date is in trouble with the law and Kim Kardashian no longer wants to be friends with Beyoncé