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49 Min Ago
It is apparently impossible to explain in a satisfying way how an armed man could burst through an unlocked front door and run through the first floor of the White House before being stopped.
3 Hrs Ago
After a Spanish court blocked Catalonia's independence referendum, the regional Catalan government said Tuesday that it would suspend its planned November vote.
5 Hrs Ago
According to two moderate rebels, an American airstrike nearly wiped out a command-and-control center run by affiliates of the Free Syrian Army last week.
6 Hrs Ago
The deal will keep nearly 10,000 American troops in Afghanistan.
Sep 29, 2014 6:08PM ET
This weekend's pro-democracy protests may have only been a prelude to what will happen on China's 65th National Day on October 1st.
Sep 29, 2014 5:01PM ET
The Iraq War veteran who ran into the White House earlier this month made it much farther than the Secret Service initially admitted, The Washington Post reports.
Sep 29, 2014 4:38PM ET
The president's acknowledgement that the U.S. "underestimated" the rise of ISIS raised more questions than it answered.
Sep 29, 2014 1:24PM ET
ATM fees rose five percent in the last year to $4.35 per transaction.
Sep 29, 2014 12:41PM ET
An American doctoring volunteering in Sierra Leone has been brought to the NIH Clinical Center in Maryland after he was exposed to the Ebola virus.
Sep 29, 2014 11:54AM ET
California Governor Jerry Brown signed the nation's first affirmative consent law on Sunday, meaning that the paradigm of "yes means yes" is now the law of the land at colleges in the Golden State.
Sep 29, 2014 11:18AM ET
Nicholas Burns on the U.S. relationship with India, Edward Luce on Saudi Arabia, Paul Krugman on America's invisible wealth gap, Michael Schuman on the Hong Kong protests, and Jonathan Steele on Assad.
Sep 29, 2014 11:00AM ET
The Spanish government is, unsurprisingly, appealing to the courts to stop Catalonia's independence vote from going forward.
Sep 29, 2014 9:52AM ET
The Democratic president and the Republican speaker offered their perspectives on ISIS, the 2014 election campaign, and their respective economic records.
Sep 29, 2014 8:53AM ET
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says that American-led airstrikes against targets inside of Syria reportedly hit a grain silo and caused a number of civilian casualties.
Sep 29, 2014 7:42AM ET
Following a weekend of protests, a mass of demonstrators returned to Hong Kong's business district despite a government crackdown. As the Hong Kong markets tumbled, Instagram was blocked on the Chinese mainland.
Sep 28, 2014 4:11PM ET
As U.S.-led strikes continue in Syria, the leader of the Nusra Front promises revenge.
Sep 28, 2014 11:02AM ET
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters clashed with police, who fired tear gas and charged the crowd with batons.
Sep 28, 2014 8:28AM ET
A Ferguson police officer was shot Saturday night, further raising tensions between police and citizens.
Sep 27, 2014 2:26PM ET
After being trapped under a tractor that left him in critical condition since Tuesday, the former congressman passed away Saturday.
Sep 27, 2014 11:26AM ET
The intelligence community and law enforcement officials are nervous about not having access to those who have the newest iPhone.
Sep 27, 2014 8:24AM ET
Bill and Hillary are grandparents, at last.
Sep 26, 2014 4:49PM ET
Eighty-six percent of NFL fans surveyed said "domestic violence news hasn't changed the amount of professional football they watch," but let's see if they are still spending money to do so.
Sep 26, 2014 3:07PM ET
In honor of her Cosby anniversary, we remember another shining moment from Rashad celebrating a birthday this year.
Sep 26, 2014 2:52PM ET
Our thoughts on Whiplash, Eden and Two Days, One Night, among others.
Sep 26, 2014 1:19PM ET
We had a lot of hopes for Scandal's fourth season yesterday. Somewhat surprisingly, the show did just about everything right.
Sep 26, 2014 12:31PM ET
A fire at a FAA air traffic control facility halted thousands of flights out of Chicago's O'Hare and Midway Airports Friday.
Sep 26, 2014 12:26PM ET
The joke's being extrapolated a bit from the original verbiage, but that doesn't change the fact that #TheDailyShowGoneTooFar is trending.
Sep 26, 2014 12:01PM ET
It is probably too little, too late to make a difference for the citizens of Washington D.C.
Sep 26, 2014 11:07AM ET
As Turkey mulls the extent of its possible involvement in the campaign against Islamic State forces, the American-led coalition targeted the group's top source of income: oil.
Sep 26, 2014 10:32AM ET
The New York Times on Eric Holder, Charles Krauthammer on containing ISIS, Peggy Noonan on a GOP message, Todd S. Purdum on Bill Clinton, and Ali Gharib on sectarian divides in the Middle East.