US & World

LA reacts to France attack: 'The paradise it was — it's finished'

Los Angeles residents and ex-pats respond to the killing of 84 people in the seaside resort of Nice, where a truck drove through a crowd of celebrators. An ID found with the truck driver belongs to a French-Tunisian man, officials say.

LISTEN: Eyewitness accounts of Bastille Day attack in Nice, France

David Coady was confused, at first, to see the truck in the closed-off street. Then: "People were literally diving for their lives," Eric Drattell says. "There were bodies and blood everywhere."

Witness: 'Just mad chaos' in Nice after Bastille Day attack

People fled into the streets after a truck drove into a crowd celebrating the holiday on the city's promenade Thursday evening.

Tim Duncan, 'The ultimate teammate,' retires from Spurs

NBA all-star says he is retiring after 19 seasons with the San Antonio franchise. He helped the team win five championships.

9 crucial things Obama said about the Dallas shootings

Speaking at his final NATO summit, Barack Obama focused on the killing of five police officers in Dallas. He also spoke of hope, change and gun control.

Serena Williams wins Wimbledon for her 22nd Grand Slam title

And she did it in straight sets, polishing off German player Angelique Kerber. Williams ties Steffi Graf with 22 Grand Slam titles in the Open Era.

The mass shooting that changed Australia's view of guns

About 20 years ago, Australia witnessed one of the worst mass shootings in its history. The Port Arthur shooting led to drastic changes in gun legislation.

Obama slows Afghan withdrawal again, keeping 8,400 troops through his term

The president announced Wednesday that he was once again slowing the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Take Two explores the decision with Defense One executive editor Kevin Baron starting at about 10 a.m.

Computers, not humans to scan carry-on bags in TSA test

TSA says the scanners and other steps will cut the time travelers spend in line by about 30 percent.

The Declaration of Independence, 240 years later

Today, 240 years ago, church bells rang out over Philadelphia as the Continental Congress adopted Thomas Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence.

After the Uniform: An American Homefront Project Special

What does it mean to be a veteran in the 21st century? Many are returning home form the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and finding it difficult to transition back to civilian life.

At least 121 killed in Baghdad bombing

It exploded early Sunday on a busy street in the Karada neighborhood, where people were gathering to shop and socialize. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in an online statement.

UC Berkeley student killed in Bangladesh terrorist attack

UC Berkeley sophomore Tarishi Jain is among the 20 people killed by Islamic militants during Friday's terrorist attack at a restaurant in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Bangladesh in mourning after gunmen kill 20 hostages in a cafe

Bangladeshis fear this attack, which happened in the posh neighborhood of Gulshan, is "just a sign of things to come."

Investigators: Cockpit voice recorder memory intact from EgyptAir crash

Investigators haven't been able to determine what caused EgyptAir Flight 804 to go down but they're hoping the voice recordings will help clear up the mystery.

Driver using Tesla 'autopilot' dies after crash in Florida

A person who had been driving a Tesla S car on "autopilot" mode died after colliding with a truck, U.S. officials confirmed.