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They called her Mimi at home, but in the Cal State Long Beach industrial design studio, she was a take-charge person. She went to Paris to hone her design sense.
Twelve aircraft, including 10 fighter jets dropped a total of 20 bombs in the biggest air strikes since France extended its bombing campaign against the extremist group to Syria in September.
President Barack Obama called the violence an "attack on the civilized world" and Russian President Vladimir Putin urged "global efforts" to confront the threat.
Police identified the man suspected of renting the car that delivered attackers to the Bataclan concert hall as Salah Abdeslam, a 26-year-old born in Brussels.
ISIS has now claimed responsibility for major terror attacks in France, Egypt and Lebanon. This could galvanize its enemies to take stronger action against the extremist group, some analysts say.
At least 127 people died Friday night in shootings at Paris cafes, suicide bombings near France's national stadium and a hostage-taking inside a concert hall. Another 200 or so were injured, dozens critically.
There have been reports of over 100 people dead from attacks that happened at several locations around the French capital, including a concert hall and a restaurant.
Five attackers may have been killed and more than 120 victims may have died in six deadly incidents in Paris, according to the city's prosecutor.
The Japan Meteorological Agency said tsunamis of up to 1 meter (3 feet) could hit the coast of Kagoshima prefecture on Kyushu and small islands to the south.
Mohammed Emwazi was the target of an airstrike in Raqqa, Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said in a statement. Officials were assessing the results of the strike, he said.
In an attack that the Lebanese Red Cross says killed at least 37 people and injured 181 more, the self-declared Islamic State has purportedly claimed responsibility for two blasts on a busy street.
The Missouri football team's role in the protests on their campus rests against an important shift in the way student-athletes think about the relationship between themselves and their schools.
As traditional veterans organizations like the American Legion and VFW lose members, younger vets are gravitating toward dozens of new, smaller, more specialized groups that offer a social outlet and opportunity to serve.
The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars used to hold tremendous political sway — and used their influence to gain substantial benefits for veterans.
The nation’s the two biggest veterans groups, the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, are struggling to attract the vets of today’s wars.
The move means that all athletes' samples that are currently at a Moscow lab named in a recent investigation must be moved to an accredited lab outside of Russia.