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A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter stands on top of Mosul Dam Tuesday. The strategically important structure was taken from militants earlier this week.
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Agitated and hallucinating from alcohol and heroin withdrawal, inmate Angel Ramirez took a swing at a jail guard and missed.
In this Friday, May 27, 2011, file photo, journalist James Foley responds to questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston.
A New York prosecutor announced Tuesday that he would ask a grand jury to consider charges in the death of a black man placed in an apparent chokehold by a white police officer.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus touted Arkansas' role Tuesday in the party's fight to take control of the U.S. Senate, as he kicked off a series of visits to the state by national GOP figures over the next week.
Uber has hired David Plouffe, the campaign manager for Barack Obama 's two presidential wins, to help the taxi-hailing app win battles with regulators and soften its image in the public sphere.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid voiced confidence about Democrats keeping control of the Senate, but he's concerned about the race in South Dakota.
President Barack Obama is struggling to find the right words to say about the death of Michael Brown , the 18-year-old fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., last week, and the resulting unrest.
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Texas Governor Rick Perry will vigorously fight a two-count felony indictment returned by a state grand jury last week charging him with abuse of power, his lawyers said on Monday, calling the prosecution "outrageous."
A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Monday urged the Federal Reserve to restrict its crisis lending programs for big banks, which were criticized as bailouts during the 2007-2009 meltdown.
An unarmed black teenager had marijuana in his system when he was fatally shot six times by a white police officer, two people familiar with the official county autopsy of Michael Brown said Monday.
Arizona Sen. John McCain and New Hampshire Republican Senate hopeful Scott Brown say U.S. foreign policy is weak and ineffective under President Barack Obama.
Myanmar's downtrodden Rohingya Muslims have been denied citizenship, targeted in deadly sectarian violence and corralled into dirty camps without aid.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal obtained a copy of the former Secretary of State's standard speaking contract, as well as supporting emails, related to her agreement to be the keynote speaker at the UNLV Foundation dinner in October.
The U.S. has expanded its air campaign in Iraq with attacks aimed at helping Iraqi forces regain control of the strategic Mosul dam.
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