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Obama says his administration is taking "every possible step" to keep the country safe. He says that if there were to be a credible threat, the public will be informed.Add your comments
Presidents have been pardoning turkeys for decades. But why? They used to eat them, actually. The history of the tradition is an odd and sad tale with lots of myths.
Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times in October 2014 but a dash-cam video of his death wasn't released until yesterday when the officer who shot him was charged with murder.
The busiest travel weekend of the year gets busier after the State Department issues a travel alert in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.
The Tunisian President declared a state of emergency for 30 days and an overnight curfew following the explosion that ripped through a bus carrying presidential security on a main road in Tunis.
Fourteen-year-old Lucas Etter unmixed a 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube in 4.904 seconds, setting a new world record and becoming the first person to break the 5-second mark for solving the puzzle.
A Russian warplane was shot down on Tuesday by Turkey, which claimed that the jet had ignored repeated warnings after it violated Turkish airspace.
The President promises to work with France and other allies while ramping up U.S. efforts to destroy the Islamic State and fight militants.
In a historic step forward, Jeff Bezos's company, Blue Origin, launched the first rocket to remain intact after taking off into space.
Russian President Vladimir Putin called Turkey's action a "stab in the back by the terrorists' accomplices" and warned of "significant consequences."
The State Department is alerting Americans to the possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats around the world.
The Government Accountability Office says that homeland Security's BioWatch system, deployed in 30 U.S. cities, has issued dozens of false alarms since its introduction in 2003.
Radical Islamic propaganda has undergone quite a revolution since the rise of the so-called Islamic State.
Salah Abdeslam, one of the main suspects of the Paris attacks, is believed to still be on the loose. Schools and universities are closed and the subway system remains shut down.
Three people were detained for questioning after Flight 5929 landed around 7:50 a.m. The remaining passengers were removed so police dogs could search the aircraft.
Jason Rezaian has been accused by the country of espionage. A judiciary spokesman said a sentence had been handed down, but refused to say anything more.