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Nov 22, 2013 9:42AM ET
According to Chinese media reports, the country successfully tested a stealth drone on Thursday.
Nov 21, 2013 6:05PM ET
Rep Michele Bachmann took up adoption as a cause this month in a big way, with everything from a Buzzfeed community listicle to introducing a House resolution "promot[ing] national awareness of adoption."
Nov 21, 2013 3:55PM ET
On Thursday, a San Jose jury awarded Apple $290 million from Samsung in additional damages for patent infringement.
Nov 21, 2013 1:44PM ET
A coalition of media organizations sent the White House an angry letter on Thursday, protesting the administration's apparent preference to block photojournalists from newsworthy events with the president, only to release "official" photos from Obama's own photographers after the fact.
Nov 21, 2013 11:20AM ET
A couple living in London are in police custody after British police rescued three women believed to have been held captive in their home for three decades.
Nov 21, 2013 10:43AM ET
The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles granted posthumous pardons to three of the Scottsboro Boys on Thursday.
Nov 20, 2013 5:43PM ET
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn sat at Lincoln's desk as he signed the state's gay marriage bill into law on Wednesday, making the state the 16th in the nation to legalize same-sex marriage.
Nov 20, 2013 3:59PM ET
There's just one more thing that people want explained: one of his new fitness consultants was convicted in the U.S. for steroid trafficking.
Nov 20, 2013 12:36PM ET
President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 16 Americans on Wednesday
Nov 20, 2013 10:10AM ET
Republican Representative Trey Radel avoided jail time on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a charge of cocaine possession in D.C.
Nov 20, 2013 9:07AM ET
After a series of delays, Missouri executed Joseph Paul Franklin early Wednesday morning.
Nov 19, 2013 6:28PM ET
The Supreme Court refused to block a series of restrictions in Texas's new abortion laws on Tuesday, meaning that a provision that could close up to a third of the state's clinics will be enforced even as it faces a court challenge.
Nov 19, 2013 5:32PM ET
Continuing the trend of Iran getting back on speaking terms with other countries, The UK's Prime Minister David Cameron called Iran's president Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday, the first time a UK leader has done so in a decade.
Nov 19, 2013 4:44PM ET
First-term Republican Representative Trey Radel of Florida was arrested on October 29 for cocaine possession.
Nov 19, 2013 2:44PM ET
Just weeks after rolling out a feature allowing users to receive direct messages from anyone, Twitter has apparently had a change of heart.
Nov 19, 2013 2:10PM ET
Exactly 150 years ago, Abraham Lincoln recited the Gettysburg Address on the famous civil war battlefield.
Nov 19, 2013 10:01AM ET
Today is the first day of Rob Ford's "firewalled" mayorship of Toronto, after the City Council stripped him of most of his powers in a vote on Monday afternoon.
Nov 19, 2013 7:36AM ET
Joe Biden put a Bidenesque spin on the effort to fix Healthcare.gov on Monday.
Nov 18, 2013 1:54PM ET
George Zimmerman was arrested by Florida police Monday afternoon over an alleged domestic dispute.
Nov 18, 2013 12:46PM ET
NASA launched its Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft (better known as MAVEN) on Monday afternoon, beginning a 10-month journey to the Red Planet.
Nov 18, 2013 12:41PM ET
Teens in households where military family members are deployed overseas multiple times are more likely to think about committing suicide, according to a new study examining data from California secondary schools.
Nov 18, 2013 10:50AM ET
The Pentagon routinely commits accounting fraud in order to balance its books with the U.S. Treasury's, according to a new report from Reuters.
Nov 18, 2013 8:41AM ET
Shootings at the office of the left-wing Libération newspaper and at the Societe Generale bank have Paris on high alert this morning.
Nov 15, 2013 6:31PM ET
Intense fighting on the streets of Tripoli between Libyan militia groups and armed residents left at least 32 people dead and nearly 400 people wounded on Friday
Nov 15, 2013 5:18PM ET
The very weird story of Rob Ford took a turn towards the sad on Friday, after the Toronto Star published a report on a police investigation into a possible case of domestic abuse in the Ford household.
Nov 15, 2013 4:07PM ET
The State Department revealed that it is offering a $10 million reward for information leading to an arrest of those responsible for the 2012 Benghazi compound attacks
Nov 14, 2013 6:41PM ET
President Obama will nominate Vivek Hallegere Murthy for Surgeon General, Politico and others reported on Thursday.
Nov 14, 2013 5:16PM ET
Years after a group of authors and publishers sued Google over its massive initiative to make digital copies of library books, the company won a dismissal of the suit.
Nov 14, 2013 2:58PM ET
Rob Ford, who is still somehow the Mayor of Toronto, had a busy Thursday, from a foul-mouthed moment on live TV to his decision to seek help for his addictions to his pledge to sue staff members who told the police about his alcohol and drug use.
Nov 13, 2013 11:05PM ET
Coming soon to the House of Representatives: an attempt to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder.