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Sep 27, 2013 10:24AM ET
The Obama administration is sending its top economic fix-it man to Detroit on Friday, to hand out more than $300 million in economic aid for the bankrupt city.
Sep 27, 2013 7:41AM ET
A United Nations climate panel has released its latest report on the state of our planet, and is now ready to declare it a virtual certainty that human activity has led to a rise in global temperatures.
Sep 26, 2013 2:42PM ET
Allan "Bud" Selig, the "acting" commissioner of Major League Baseball for the last 20 years, has confirmed that next season will be last at the helm.
Sep 26, 2013 11:30AM ET
At the request of Kenyan authorities, INTERPOL has issued a global alert for Samantha Lewthwaite, the infamous 'White Widow,' who may be connected to the Westgate mall attack.
Sep 26, 2013 9:13AM ET
Iran's new president has already raised the hopes of many in the West who think he could be the key to a new and more tolerant Iran, but there's one controversial position he can't seem to escape.
Sep 24, 2013 9:39AM ET
President Barack Obama delivered his annual address to the United Nations General Assembly today, arguing for new engagement with Syria, Iran, and the rest of the Middle East.
Sep 24, 2013 8:15AM ET
Even as the terrorist incident in Nairobi enters its fourth-day there is still a massive amount of confusion about who, precisely, is responsible for attack
Sep 23, 2013 7:44AM ET
Kenyan military forces continue to battle armed terrorists inside a Nairobi mall, as a terrorist assault on Saturday has turned into a three-day hostage situation.
Sep 20, 2013 9:50AM ET
In the aftermath of this week's Navy Yard shooting, questions continue to be raised not just about shooter and his actions, but about the seemingly limited effectiveness of the first response.
Sep 19, 2013 11:22AM ET
JPMorgan Chase will spend close to $1 billion to settle lawsuits from government regulators.
Sep 19, 2013 8:19AM ET
As promised, Senator John McCain published a scathing letter in the Russian newspaper Pravda, even though its extremely unlikely that the average Russian will ever see it.
Sep 18, 2013 8:36AM ET
A federal judge has overturned the convictions of five New Orleans police officers who were accused of killing two unarmed citizens in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, thanks to "grotesque misconduct" by the prosecutors.
Sep 17, 2013 1:28PM ET
The Justice Department has seized a New York City office tower after claiming it was secretly owned by the Iranian government, who was using it to launder their money.
Sep 13, 2013 10:51AM ET
American marked the 12th anniversary of the September 11 attacks this week, and al-Qaeda marked it with their regular reminder that they still exist and still hate America.
Sep 13, 2013 6:45AM ET
Four men who were convicted of the brutal rape and murder of a woman in India last year have been sentenced to death by hanging.
Sep 12, 2013 1:13PM ET
Vladimir Putin's op-ed piece in The New York Times has certainly turned a lot of heads this morning, but this isn't the first time Putin has found work as an opinion writer in American papers.
Sep 12, 2013 9:57AM ET
An American-born militant who joined forces with an Islamist terror group in Somalia is reportedly dead, after possibly being killed by his former comrades.
Sep 12, 2013 8:10AM ET
New satellite imagery appears to show activity at the Yongbyon nuclear complex in North Korea, suggesting to some experts that they will once again be able to produce plutonium for more nuclear weapons.
Sep 4, 2013 11:56AM ET
New radiation "hotspots" near the Fukushima nuclear plant spiked to their highest levels yet recorded, amid growing concerns that the plant's owner (and the Japanese government) have not done enough to properly clean up the disaster.
Sep 4, 2013 9:56AM ET
Barack Obama stopped in Sweden today on his way to the G20 summit, where he continues to defend his push for action against the Syrian government.
Sep 3, 2013 10:16AM ET
A special war crimes investigation in Germany has recommended that 30 suspected former prison guards at the Auschwitz death camp be tried for murder, more than 60 years after the end of World War II.
Sep 3, 2013 6:56AM ET
With the entire world on edge over (possible) impending airstrikes on Syria, it seems that Israel decided to freak everyone out and start launching ballistic missiles into the sea.
Aug 30, 2013 1:31PM ET
In a fiery address to the media today, Secretary of State John Kerry laid out a strong and aggressive argument for taking military action against Syria
Aug 30, 2013 8:00AM ET
France's president said on Friday that his country is still willing to participate in a military action against Syria, even though the U.K., Germany, and about half of all Americans aren't interested.
Aug 29, 2013 2:34PM ET
A highly classified summary of nation's intelligence budget — leaked by Edward Snowden, of course — reveals that the CIA is still the biggest kid on the block when it comes to American spy agencies.
Aug 29, 2013 12:57PM ET
The NFL has settled a giant class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of 4,500 former players who alleged the league had not enough to combat the problem of head injuries.
Aug 29, 2013 9:46AM ET
The British government has released the first of what they have promised will be a series of documents outlining the case for action in Syria, starting with their legal justification for military action.
Aug 29, 2013 7:52AM ET
A woman said to be a former lover of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was among a group of 12 political dissidents who were allegedly executed by machine gun just last week.
Aug 28, 2013 12:33PM ET
The Associated Press continues its assault on the New York Police Department's questionable surveillance tactics, with a new report today that police have labeled entire mosques as terrorist organizations, to make it easier to investigate their members.
Aug 28, 2013 9:03AM ET
The United Kingdom will continue to lead the diplomatic effort against Syria as David Cameron announced that they have drafted a resolution to present to the United Nations Security Council today.