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A guided missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton Island on Saturday. It was a challenge to maritime restrictions by China, Taiwan and Vietnam, which all lay claim to the island.
The 56-foot boat, packed with more than 100 migrants, sank shortly after departing Turkey. It was heading for the island of Lesbos, just a few miles away.
A federal judge ordered the leader of the Oregon wildlife refuge occupation, Ammon Bundy, and his brother held without bail. Despite Ammon Bundy's advice, four militants continue the occupation.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has received a warm welcome in Europe amid a series of business deals worth billions of dollars with the likes of Peugeot. A megadeal with Airbus is in the works.
"People were just grabbing their things ... and just fleeing, driving in their cars and zooming out," one of the militants still inside the refuge says of the impact of leader Ammon Bundy's arrest.
The story of drug gangs in the Americas is one that stretches from the favelas of Brazil to the remote mountains of Mexico to U.S. towns and cities.
Even though it's helped out with the drought, the powerful storms of recent weeks have had a devastating effect on California's coast.
Forty years ago California wines outperformed French vintages at a competition- the so-called "Judgement of Paris." The olive oil industry may be next
"The Social Life of DNA" is a new book that explores what cutting-edge DNA testing technology means for African-Americans who lost their history in the slave trade.
Iraq's government is waging a costly war with the Islamic State while dealing with falling oil prices, millions of displaced citizens and staggering costs to rebuild.
Up to three feet of snow have fallen in the Eastern US, and parts of New Jersey and Delaware have seen record flooding.
A major quake awoke residents of Anchorage early Sunday and was felt across much of southern Alaska. The National Weather Service says there's no risk of a tsunami.
In total, 117 flights have been delayed or cancelled Saturday due to snow storms in the Midwest and on the East Coast, LAX said in a statement.
It's been a busy week for Iran and US relations – and Iranians in Southern California are watching the events closely.
Many Middle Eastern countries fear a newly emboldened Iran will grow more aggressive across the region. Here is a look at reactions to the nuclear deal.
The arrested man works for the Palestinian office that handles peace negotiations with Israel and is accused of passing information to the Israelis.