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The Department of Defense said Joshua L. Wheeler died from wounds caused by small-arms fire during an operation to free Iraqi prisoners from the Islamic State group.
The commonwealth faces a budget shortfall of $28 billion over the next five years.
One U.S. service member died in a hostage rescue, becoming the first American killed in combat in Iraq since the U.S. began its campaign against the Islamic State group.
Petra Laszlo told a Russian newspaper she plans to sue Facebook for allegedly failing to take down threatening and negative pages on the social media site.
Police describe the fires at six predominantly black churches as arson. The ACLU of Missouri said could be racially motivated.
After his victory, Justin Trudeau, 43, touted "sunny ways" to a boisterous crowd in Montreal, a reference to his insistence on running a positive campaign.
To work out details, the FAA and the Transportation Department are setting up a 25- to 30-member task force including government and industry officials and hobbyists.
Despite the deep stigma against speaking out in the midst of powerful drug violence and government corruption, families in LA are starting to name the missing.
Arab attacker was armed with a gun and a knife in one of the boldest attacks yet in a monthlong wave of violence. Ten are also injured.
News of the wall being erected comes a day after Israeli officials say five stabbings or attempted stabbings of Israelis by Palestinians assailants took place on Saturday.
U.S. expects Iran will take months to live up to its end of a seven-nation nuclear pact, formally taking effect today, that could eventually provide the country relief from international sanctions.
Joaquín Guzmán became Mexico's most wanted drug trafficker after he escaped from a maximum-security prison. Authorities said they had found Guzmán but he escaped again.
The tomb is believed to contain the remains of the biblical patriarch, Joseph, and is a prayer site visited by many Jews. Over the past two weeks, at least 39 people have been killed in clashes.
Palestinians firebombed a site revered by some Jews as the tomb of the biblical figure Joseph. Factions had called for protests against Israel in a "day of rage" Friday.
Renowned astronomer Geoffrey Marcy resigned Wednesday after it became public that he sexually harassed students for years. Researchers are asking why so little is done to stop harassment in science.