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The latest avalanches, in the Panjshir Valley north of the capital, Kabul, have cut off villages in the area for almost a week.
Anti-fracking activists say they're being targeted by law enforcement agencies that work with the oil and gas industries to monitor threats to infrastructure.
The planned reopening was moved up following the release of a video showing self-declared Islamic State extremists destroying priceless ancient artifacts in the Mosul museum.
There are two narratives about Mohammed Emwazi's past that attempt to explain how he went from a well-to-do background to being internationally notorious.
The president interviews 18-year-old, Noah McQueen, who's participating in a White House mentoring program for young men of color. "It's hard to always make the right decision," McQueen tells Obama.
Television footage showed a large, white llama and a smaller, black llama darting through the streets of Sun City during the lunch hour. The spectacle exploded on social media.
Kathmandu is ranked number one for the risk a major earthquake poses to its residents. The "Earthquake Lady" tries to ensure that everyone is prepared.
The new law means people over age 21 can consume small amounts of pot — if they can find it. It's still illegal to sell marijuana in Alaska.
It's believed the manatees, in search of warm water after a recent cold snap, swam into a large drainage pipe near Cape Canaveral but were unable to get out.
Rajendra K. Pachauri's departure from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a big embarrassment for the group, which won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.
U.S. and Iranian negotiators wrapped up nuclear talks, with an American official saying, "We made some progress," but adding, "there's still a long way to go."
The explosion, at the demonstration marking the one-year anniversary of the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych, occurred in the eastern city of Kharkiv.
Jeh Johnson, speaking on CNN's "State of the Union," said he is taking seriously a video put out by the Somali-based al-Shabab group calling on followers to attack Western shopping malls.
The raid evacuated some 40 Turkish soldiers stationed near Aleppo at the Tomb of Suleyman Shah, the grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire.
The new app, called YouTube Kids, is due to be released Monday. It will offer original episodes of popular shows such as Sesame Street.
The targeted company makes "subscriber identity modules," or SIM cards, used in mobile phones and credit cards. Its clients reportedly include AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint.