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European Union interior ministers were gathering in Brussels to try to hammer out a quota system for accepting tens of thousands of mostly Syrian refugees streaming into member states.
Kim Davis returned to work Monday for the first time since being jailed for disobeying a federal judge.
The kingdom's Civil Defense says unusually strong winds tipped over one of the massive cranes around the Grand Mosque that houses the Kaaba.
Wide swaths of the Israeli public, particularly supporters of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, have little trust in Obama, considering him naive and even hostile.
Wesley Hilaire's body was found 100 yards offshore by a Harbor Patrol sonar boat at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican who chairs the House Homeland Security Committee, says he was apprised of the threat during a classified meeting.
Gov. Jerry Brown's emergency declaration frees up resources for the Valley Fire, burning about 100 miles north of San Francisco.
The Valley Fire in Lake County has swelled to 25,000 acres, and the four firefighters who suffered injuries have been taken to a burn center.
Flames burning in the hills were visible from the edge of the town of San Andreas, a community of 2,700 people who were all told to evacuate briefly Friday.
Gennady Padalka, who spent several months aboard the International Space Station, has now spent more time in space than any human, clocking more than 2.4 years in space on five missions since 1998.
The chancellor's remarks came even as her deputy warned that the country was reaching the limits of how many refugees it could absorb.
It was a rare appearance by all three childhood friends — U.S. Airman Spencer Stone, Oregon National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler — since their ordeal in August.
The accident happened as pilgrims from around the world converged on the city, Islam's holiest site, for the annual Hajj pilgrimage, which takes place this month.
The identity of the Marine killed was not released, and the extent of the injuries to the others was unclear. An investigation is underway.
The $26 million center in Shanksville, Pa., features 10 main exhibits, leading visitors through a chronological experience of the events of the day.
The pope will canonize 18th-century Spanish priest Junipero Serra later this month. But descendants of the Mission Indians he converted in California say he destroyed their traditional way of life.