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2 Hrs Ago
Delegates from the House and Senate have reportedly reached a deal on a bill that will finally fix the mess that has plagued the Department of Veterans Affairs' healthcare system.
8 Hrs Ago
The diplomatic dance between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, two leaders with a famously testy relationship, continued amid the one of the fastest-growing crises of both of their administrations.
Jul 27, 2014 3:38PM ET
In what's being described as "a savage attack," the wife of Cameroon Vice Prime Minister Ahmadou Ali was kidnapped along with the mayor of Kolofata in a series of attacks on Sunday by Boko Haram.
Jul 27, 2014 1:26PM ET
Welcome to the Box Office Report, where ScarJo comes out on top and The Rock hangs tough.
Jul 27, 2014 11:56AM ET
According to a CNN/ORC poll, if President Obama and Mitt Romney were on the ballot for president today, Romney would win by nine points.
Jul 27, 2014 11:06AM ET
The New York Times editorial board launched the first in a six-part series on why the prohibition on marijuana should be repealed.
Jul 27, 2014 10:11AM ET
Late last night, Israel offered to extend a humanitarian truce that had held for much of Saturday. Hamas rejected it and resumed firing rockets through the night. On Sunday, after the Israeli Defense Forces started their counterattack, Hamas changed its mind.
Jul 27, 2014 9:02AM ET
Shelling and fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists prevented a group of international investigators from reaching the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site.
Jul 26, 2014 4:55PM ET
Plus, a new Godzilla sequel and the first footage from 'Batman v. Superman'
Jul 26, 2014 2:44PM ET
Pope Francis dropped in on lunch at the Vatican cafeteria on Friday "like a thunderbolt out of the blue," according the restaurant's chef.
Jul 26, 2014 1:27PM ET
Israel has decided to extend its humanitarian ceasefire for another 24 hours until late on Sunday. Hamas has reportedly rejected it.
Jul 26, 2014 11:29AM ET
Former players hoping to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame will face a more rigorous standard after Major League Baseball reduced the number of years that a player is eligible to be voted in.
Jul 26, 2014 10:31AM ET
The Greater Phoenix area was treated to a rush hour sand storm that completely covered the city, knocked out power to 12,000 residents, and delayed flights on Friday.
Jul 26, 2014 9:30AM ET
The American embassy in Tripoli was evacuated on Saturday as fighting between militias in Libya spread across the capital. Over 150 Americans were taken out of the country.
Jul 26, 2014 7:01AM ET
Both sides appear to be honoring the temporary truce that went into effect on Saturday.
Jul 25, 2014 6:23PM ET
Since she posted the pictures, she has received an onslaught of outrage on social media, and her Instagram account has been hacked.
Jul 25, 2014 5:46PM ET
The House has unanimously voted to legalize the unlocking of cellphones so they can be used on other networks Friday.
Jul 25, 2014 5:32PM ET
Though it is a while before Westeros returns to TV screens, Game of Thrones revealed its newest cast members today at its Comic-Con presentation, including the Sand Snakes, various Martells, and the High Sparrow.
Jul 25, 2014 5:07PM ET
Instead of scales, it seems that many of these prehistoric creatures actually had features, used to lure mates and keep warm.
Jul 25, 2014 5:01PM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Megan Fox believes Bigfoot is real, Jon Snow and Ygritte are dating IRL, and Taylor Swift gave a fan good advice on matters of the heart.
Jul 25, 2014 4:44PM ET
Prime Minister Mark Rutte has announced a potential military mission, which could add several hundred soldiers from around the world to rebel-occupied eastern Ukraine.
Jul 25, 2014 4:37PM ET
Why individually bill your cast as "Academy Award Nominee" when one of them isn't? Doesn't that hurt their feelings?
Jul 25, 2014 3:57PM ET
Israel agreed to a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire Saturday.
Jul 25, 2014 3:31PM ET
After saying women should "make sure [they] don't do anything to provoke wrong actions," the ESPN panelist "apologized" by saying we had all misunderstood his point (which he then repeated).
Jul 25, 2014 3:23PM ET
The bank has increased rates to 8 percent as the conflict with Ukraine becomes more aggressive.
Jul 25, 2014 2:17PM ET
Could Joaquin Phoenix be the next Marvel superhero? The Wrap is reporting that he's Marvel's first choice.
Jul 25, 2014 2:15PM ET
As tensions between Russia and Ukraine increase, Kremlin has supposedly set up 15,000 troops at the border.
Jul 25, 2014 1:33PM ET
Maria Putin has left behind a $3.3 million penthouse in the Netherlands, fleeing the country after locals called for her deporation.
Jul 25, 2014 1:29PM ET
Jonathan Waters, the director of "The Best Damn Band in the Land" was fired Thursday, after an Ohio State University investigation found that he'd allowed a "sexualized" culture to go unpunished in the school's marching band.
Jul 25, 2014 1:28PM ET
In Woody Allen's latest Magic in the Moonlight Colin Firth plays a character that is a variation on a familiar theme for him: an uptight blowhard, who is often softened by the end of the movie, often by his love for a heroine.