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Kuwait says Saudi responsible for mosque suicide bombing

Officials say that the Saudi national flew into the neighboring Gulf nation hours before launching the attack that killed 27 worshipers.

Greece to close banks, impose capital controls amid looming default

Greece's Prime Minister announced Sunday that banks will be closed and capital controls imposed in order to stave off a run on the euro after negotiations with the country's international lenders broke down.

Supreme Court ruling makes Pride parades historic, jubilant

Hundreds of thousands of people packed gay pride events from New York City to Seattle, San Francisco to Chicago to celebrate a Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage.

For same-sex marriage opponents, the fight is far from over

Some opponents of same-sex marriage are vowing to fight on after Friday's Supreme Court ruling. The battles will likely take place in the lower courts and will involve religious liberty cases.

Greece nears default as Germany rules out further debt talks

Germany says there will be no more negotiations after the Greek premier called for a nationwide referendum on a bailout plan. Meanwhile, fearful Greeks are withdrawing their euros.

Tunisia IDs beach resort assailant as 23-year-old aviation student

Prime Minister Habib Essid also said that most of the tourists killed on at the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse were British tourists.

Video: In eulogy, Obama calls for removal of Confederate flag

In remarks at funeral for Charleston church shooting victim Rev. Clementa Pinckney, President calls flag a reminder of "systemic oppression and racial subjugation."

Same-sex marriage: Californians react to Supreme Court ruling

The court's ruling on Friday means the remaining 14 states with bans on same-sex marriage will have to stop enforcing them.

Suspected terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia, Kuwait kill dozens

It's unclear whether the incidents that spanned three continents are linked. Authorities are still investigating.

Opponents of same-sex marriage speak out

Same-sex marriage supporters celebrate across the US following the SCOTUS ruling; but not everyone is happy with the high court's decision.

Pentagon reviewing valor award standards

Senior officials at the Pentagon are trying to make sure troops' valor is recognized the same way regardless of which branch they're in.

Haiti: Dominican deportations causing 'humanitarian crisis'

Prime Minister Evans Paul said Thursday that more than 14,000 people have crossed the border into Haiti in less than a week.

After lauding ties with China, US lists the rights abuses

The State Department's annual review of human rights around the world found that repression of activists in China was routine.

Nepalese in US can stay while country recovers from quake

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday that Nepalese citizens in the United States can apply for temporary protected status and receive work permits.

Gmail now features a way to ease sender's remorse

Once tucked away in Google's "Labs" space for beta testing, the "Undo Send" option now gives users 5 to 30 seconds after sending an email to change their minds.

Obama: US government has let down hostages' families

The president said for the first time that U.S. government officials can communicate directly with terrorists and help families negotiate for the release of hostages.