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U.N. Security Council Votes Unanimously In Favor Of Iran Deal

Monday, July 20, 2015

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously endorsed the nuclear deal struck between Iran, the United States and five other world powers, the AP and Reuters are reporting.

Under the terms of the deal, the toughest sanctions put in place against Iran by the world body would be dismantled ...

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Sen. John McCain: Trump Owes Vets, Not Him, An Apology

Monday, July 20, 2015

Sen. John McCain took the high road on Monday, saying Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump did not owe him an apology.

Trump, McCain said during an interview with MSNBC, "owes an apology to the families of those who have sacrificed in conflict and those who have undergone a prison experience ...

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FIFA Will Select New President In February

Monday, July 20, 2015

Soccer's world governing body will elect a new president on Feb. 26, 2016, in Zurich. FIFA made the announcement on Twitter on Monday.

If you remember, as a corruption scandal engulfed the upper echelons of FIFA's leadership, the organization's president, Sepp Blatter, announced his resignation in June.

Just ...

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After 54 Years, The U.S. And Cuba Formally Restore Ties

Monday, July 20, 2015

(This post was last updated at 10:45 a.m. ET.)

After 54 years of animosity, the United States and Cuba have formally restored diplomatic ties.

That means that the U.S. opened an embassy in Havana and Cuba opened an embassy in Washington, D.C., this morning.

In truth, both countries had ...

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Rare July Rain Washes Out Bridge On I-10 In California

Monday, July 20, 2015

A rare July rainstorm broke records and washed out part of California highway Interstate 10 on Sunday.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection tweeted some pictures that showed water gushing right through the highway. The pictures also showed a crew rescuing a driver in a pickup truck.

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When Is An Act Of Violence An Act Of Terrorism?

Friday, July 17, 2015

Just hours after 24-year-old Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez opened fire on two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., and killed four Marines, U.S. Attorney Bill Killian said authorities were treating the case as an "act of domestic terrorism."

Minutes later, authorities softened those words, saying all angles were being pursued — that ...

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Shootings In Chattanooga: What We Know About The Alleged Gunman

Friday, July 17, 2015

A day after a gunman opened fire at two military centers in Chattanooga, Tenn., and killed four Marines, authorities are trying to answer the big question: Why?

At a late-night press conference, authorities said they had yet to pin down a motive. But earlier, officials identified the shooter as 24-year-old ...

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Gunman's Motivation Unclear After Shootings At Tennessee Military Sites

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Updated at 11:53 p.m. ET

The motivations of the gunman who opened fire at two military centers in Chattanooga, Tenn., are still unknown, officials said late Thursday. Four Marines died in the morning's attack; three other people were wounded.

The gunman is also dead, though it's unclear how he was ...

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IN PHOTOS: Protests Turn Violent In Greece

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Even before the Greek parliament voted to approve a new bailout deal that includes tough — and controversial — austerity measures, protesters took the streets in Athens.

The demonstrators carried signs and chanted slogans opposing the bailout deal. As the debate heated up in Parliament and the sun set ...

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George H.W. Bush Falls, Breaks Bone In Neck, But Will Be Fine

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Former President George H.W. Bush, 91, fell at his home in Maine on Wednesday breaking a bone in his neck.

The 41st president was hospitalized, but Jim McGrath, a spokesman, said on Twitter that "his condition is stable — he is fine — but he'll be in a neck ...

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After Legal Fight, Gardena, Calif., Police Release Shooting Video

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

After a legal battle between a California police department and several news organizations, a federal judge ordered the public release of a video that shows Gardena, Calif., Police fatally shooting an unarmed man.

The video shows three men being apprehended by police, who mistakenly thought they had stolen a bicycle. ...

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WATCH: Surveillance Video Shows 'El Chapo's' Escape

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A security camera inside the jail cell of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán was rolling the moment the most powerful drug lord in the world made a run for it.

Well, to be precise, he didn't exactly run: The security video shows Guzmán pacing around his cell for a few moments. ...

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Netanyahu: 'This Deal Gives Iran A Path To A Nuclear Arsenal'

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

"I think this deal gives Iran a path to a nuclear arsenal, and I think it gives them hundreds of billions of dollars right away with which to pursue their aggression and terror against us and against the United States and the world."

Those were the stark terms that Israeli ...

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6 Things You Should Know About The Iran Nuclear Deal

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Iran, the United States and five other world powers have reached a landmark agreement about the future of Iran's nuclear programs.

The agreement that emerged after years of diplomacy and a final, marathon negotiating session by top diplomats over the past three weeks in Vienna is complex and highly ...

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The Latest On Iran Deal: Obama Says Deal Provides New Way Forward

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The United States and five world powers have reached a historic agreement with Iran over its nuclear program.

As we've reported, the deal puts restrictions on Iran's nuclear program and also sets up an inspections regime that aims to make sure Iran is meeting its obligations. In exchange, the ...

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World Powers Reach Agreement With Iran Over Its Nuclear Program

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

(This post was last updated at 9:18 a.m. ET.)

Years of delicate diplomacy and decades of geopolitical animosity gave way to a historic agreement Tuesday between six world powers and Iran over the country's nuclear program.

After a final, marathon negotiating session that was preceded by a series of deadline ...

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LISTEN: El Chapo's Second Escape, As Told Through Mexican 'Corridos'

Monday, July 13, 2015

Just hours after the news emerged that Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán had escaped from a maximum security prison, the first narcocorrido appeared online.

The artists who write and sing those ballads have been detailing the lifestyle of drug dealers in Mexico for decades. Their art and the ...

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With Another Deadline Looming, Whispers Of Iran Nuclear Deal Emerge

Monday, July 13, 2015

As Iran and world powers faced yet another self-imposed deadline on Monday, whispers of a deal began to leave the negotiating room.

Quoting two unnamed diplomats, The Associated Press reported that the deal, which would limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for a lifting of sanctions, would be announced ...

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VIDEO: Confederate Flag Is Removed From S.C. Statehouse Grounds

Friday, July 10, 2015

An era came to an end on Friday, as South Carolina State Troopers removed the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds.

We've covered the news in a separate post. Via NPR member station SCETV, here's video of the moment:

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Marking Historic Moment, South Carolina Removes Confederate Flag

Friday, July 10, 2015

During an emotional ceremony and amid popular cheers, the Confederate battle flag was brought down from a 30-foot flagpole that sits on the grounds of the Statehouse in Columbia, S.C.

The historic ceremony marked the end of an era and was conducted by South Carolina state troopers, who marched in ...

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