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Pentagon Identifies U.S. Soldier Killed In 'Apparent Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

Saturday, July 07, 2018

A service member from California was killed and two others wounded, NATO said on Saturday. Details of the incident, which the Pentagon says is still under investigation, have not yet been released.


Thai Diver Dies During Cave Rescue Operations

Friday, July 06, 2018

A former member of an elite Thai navy unit died while returning from placing oxygen canisters in the cave where 12 boys and their coach have been trapped.


Activists Arrested At Statue Of Liberty After Protesting Trump's Immigration Policies

Thursday, July 05, 2018

A woman climbed onto the base of the Statue of Liberty, remaining there for three hours before police brought her down. Activists earlier unfurled a banner to "Abolish I.C.E."


Musical 'East Of The River' Examines A Gentrifying Anacostia

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Set amid a theoretical debate about a potential Whole Foods arriving in the historically underserved Washington, D.C. neighborhood, the musical looks at the good and the bad of gentrification.


Warring Parties Sign Cease-Fire In South Sudan

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Previous agreements have quickly collapsed. The ongoing civil war has created one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.


In 1973, An Arson Killed 32 People At A Gay Bar. For Years, It Was Forgotten

Sunday, June 24, 2018

It was 45 years ago this Sunday that one of the worst attacks on LGBTQ Americans left 32 people dead. For decades, homophobia led many to ignore the tragedy.


'White Civil Rights Rally' Approved For D.C. In August

Thursday, June 21, 2018

White nationalists and their allies are set to gather on the anniversary of last year's "Unite the Right" rally. The National Park Service approved an application for a rally near the White House.


What We Learned From Dad

Sunday, June 17, 2018

This Father's Day, we celebrate what our dads have taught us, from how to run to being a good listener.


17 Die After Tear Gas Leads To Stampede In Caracas Nightclub

Sunday, June 17, 2018

The country's interior minister said someone set off a tear gas canister after a fight broke out inside the nightclub, where more than 500 people were gathered for a graduation celebration.


Achilles The 'Psychic' Cat Predicts Russia Win In World Cup Opening Match

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Achilles is a designated rat hunter at Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. The museum veterinarian said the cat "loves his motherland and couldn't vote otherwise."


Seattle Repeals Tax On Big Business After Opposition From Amazon, Starbucks

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The companies funded opposition to the tax that would have raised money to help with Seattle's ongoing homeless problem. Critics worried about homelessness growing despite millions spent already.


Judge Halts Deportation Of Detained New York Pizza Delivery Man

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Judge Alison J. Nathan has stopped the deportation of Ecuadorean immigrant Pablo Villavicencio Calderon until at least July 20. He was detained on June 1 while delivering food to a Brooklyn Army base.


Viet Thanh Nguyen Says The U.S. Could 'Lose Its Soul' With Migrant Family Separations

Saturday, June 09, 2018

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author was separated from his family as a child. He says the Trump administration's policy is "inhumane, it's immoral and the United States is simply doing the wrong thing."


ICE To Send 1,600 Detainees To Federal Prisons

Friday, June 08, 2018

The immigration enforcement agency said it needed the additional space because of a "current surge in illegal border crossings" and the Trump administration's "zero-tolerance" policies.


U.S. Evacuates Multiple Employees From Chinese Consulate Over Mysterious Illness

Thursday, June 07, 2018

The State Department would not say how many employees were sent home from the consulate in Guangzhou. In May, one employee was confirmed as having symptoms similar to the mysterious attacks in Cuba.


2 Climbers Fall To Their Deaths From El Capitan In Yosemite

Sunday, June 03, 2018

The two men were reportedly experienced climbers. El Capitan in California's Yosemite National Park is considered one of the world's most challenging climbs.


Digital License Plates Roll Out In California

Friday, June 01, 2018

New digital license plates operate like a Kindle on the back of your car. They can show personalized messages, but also ads. Privacy advocates worry about the implications of their tracking ability.


On 'White Fear Being Weaponized' And How To Respond

Sunday, May 27, 2018

White people have called the police on black people in multiple incidents recently, despite no crimes being committed. Professor Khalil Muhammad thinks it's a problem with a complex history.


Trump Says North Korea Summit Plans 'Moving Along' After Surprise Moon-Kim Meeting

Saturday, May 26, 2018

President Moon Jae-in held a secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in an effort to keep diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang alive. President Trump said "we'll see what happens."


Nebraska Police Seize Record Amount Of Fentanyl

Friday, May 25, 2018

Nebraska law enforcement recently seized 118 pounds of drugs, which they now say was entirely fentanyl. It's one of the biggest fentanyl seizures in the U.S. and enough to kill millions of people.