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Dozens of queens’ profiles were deactivated because they used stage names. While Facebook says requiring real names will curb abuse, LGBT groups disagree.
Five more bodies were found near the summit of a Japanese volcano on Monday, bringing the total presumed dead to 36, police said, as toxic gases and ash from the still-erupting mountain forced rescue workers to halt efforts to recover the victims.
Tens of thousands used umbrellas to deflect tear gas canisters as authorities tried unsuccessfully to break up demonstrations in the city's Central business district.
The Illinois Democrat said that he will ask federal inspectors general to investigate whether there the sabotage of a regional air control center that disrupted Chicago's airports.
Protesters were not involved in the shooting of a police officer in Ferguson Saturday night, authorities said.
Attorney General Eric Holder tells NPR's Carrie Johnson that he's sorry his parents couldn't see Obama's tribute to him on Thursday — and that his greatest regret hit home on a visit to Newtown.
Saying his country will do "whatever is needed" to help fight the extremist group ISIS, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has reached what media are calling "a point of determination."
Video footage from earlier in the day showed protesters using umbrellas to try to deflect pepper spray and water cannons as officers attempted to disperse the crowd.
President Barack Obama told "60 Minutes" that the U.S. underestimated the threat posed by the Islamic State group and overestimated the Iraqi army's ability to fight it.
Officials say the hikers were found close to the mountain's peak, in cardiac and respiratory arrest. More than 200 hikers survived Saturday's eruption.
One day after Chicago's air traffic system was crippled, some flights resume and details emerge about the man suspected of setting a fire inside a federal radar center.
It was the second time since May that a fire at one of the Chicago area's major control facilities prompted a ground stop at O'Hare and Midway international airports.
The U.S. Olympic Committee is in the final stages of deciding whether to put a city up for consideration. Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the candidates.
The share of Americans older than 25 who have never been married keeps getting larger. That cohort is growing much faster for black people, even as many say they want to marry one day.
The Homeland Security Department privately acknowledged in a confidential meeting recording obtained by AP that about 70 percent of immigrant families failed to report as ordered.
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron urged Parliament to authorize participation, saying the self-declared Islamic State poses a "clear and proven" danger to his country.