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|These Kurdish women took up arms to help end the terror group's brutal rule
Kurdish female fighters have celebrated in Raqqa this week after the defeat of ISIS militants, whose brutal rule over the city has come to an end after almost four years.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 9:20 AM
|Footage inside Raqqa conflict
Filmmaker Gabriel Chaim has been embedded with US-backed forces in Raqqa. He has been filming GoPro footage throughout his time there.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 2:08 PM
|The haunting building where ISIS made its last stand in Raqqa
It is a place haunted not so much by the ghosts of those imprisoned within, but by the words they left behind on the walls.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 7:43 PM
|Former HHS Secretary's wife: Can people with HIV be 'legally' quarantined?
At a committee meeting on Tuesday to address "Barriers to Access Adequate Healthcare," Georgia state representative Betty Price asked about the legality of quarantining HIV patients, to stop the spread of the virus that causes AIDS.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 2:20 AM
|Senate investigators spoke with Russians present at Trump Tower meeting
Senate intelligence committee investigators have spoken with several Russians who attended a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr., a sign that the matter remains a significant focus for lawmakers looking into potential coordination between Trump associates and Kremlin-linked operatives during the presidential campaign.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 2:45 AM
|Australia receives letter from North Korea
In an open letter addressed to parliaments in a number of countries, North Korea has declared itself a "full-fledged nuclear power" and accuses US President Donald Trump of "trying to drive the world into a horrible nuclear disaster."
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 8:18 AM
|Police: 3 men made Nazi salutes, shot at protesters after Richard Spencer event
Police in Florida arrested three men who allegedly made Nazi salutes, repeated Hitler chants and then shot at a group of protesters after white supremacist leader Richard Spencer's speech at the University of Florida on Thursday.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 2:29 AM
|US deficit hits $666 billion -- this year
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 10:26 PM
|Paul Ryan roasts Trump at charity dinner
House Speaker Paul Ryan spoke at the Al Smith charity dinner and joked about President Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the media.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 4:42 AM
|Homeless teen spends birthday helping hurricane victims
Christopher Rodriguez turned 19 on Friday in his native Puerto Rico, and he spent his birthday giving -- giving aid to neighbors still struggling a month to the day after Hurricane Maria blasted the island.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 1:15 AM
|Your brain knows when you've just died, researchers say
Researchers from New York’s NYU Langone School of Medicine said in an interview that people are aware that they died, and might be able to hear a doctor announcing their death.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 3:46 AM
|Texas city requires no Israel boycott in exchange for hurricane relief
A civil rights group on Friday called unconstitutional a Houston suburb's hurricane repair grant program that says residents cannot boycott Israel as a condition of receiving any money.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 2:15 AM
|Somalia to announce 'state of war' against al-Shabab following deadly truck bombing
President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of Somalia is expected to announce a “state of war” against al-Shabab, the extremist group held responsible for last week’s deadly truck bombing that killed at least 358 people.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 2:15 AM
|Kansas driver makes students 'feel good' with festive school bus decorations
Jan Dumcum, a bus driver for Goddard, Kan., helps bring morale to her students every day.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 1:45 AM
|Court temporarily blocks undocumented teen from having abortion
A federal appeals court in Washington ruled Friday to temporarily block a pregnant teenager who entered the United States illegally from having the abortion she is seeking.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 1:00 AM
|Niger attack leaves 4 US soldiers dead: What to know
Four U.S. service members were killed on Oct. 4 in Niger by Islamic militants, armed with rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 12:36 AM
|Singer Selena Quintanilla to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Beloved Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame more than 20 years after her death.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017 12:14 AM
|Obama ambassador's testimony on intelligence unmasking raises new questions
Congressional testimony by President Barack Obama’s former ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, about the “unmasking” of U.S. citizens’ names she requested in hundreds of foreign intelligence intercepts by the National Security Agency, has raised new questions about how the sensitive information was ordered up, and subsequently handled.
POSTED OCTOBER 21, 2017
|Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson: White House 'is full of white supremacists'
Democratic Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson, in the midst of a public feud with the Trump administration over the treatment of a Gold Star family, said the “White House itself is full of white supremacists.”
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 11:00 PM
|Mexican prosecutor fired for revealing corruption probe
The Mexican government has fired the top electoral-crimes prosecutor for revealing an investigation that opponents say indicates possible corrupt financing for the ruling party.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 10:50 PM