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Benghazi attacks defendant convicted of terrorism — but not murder

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| Ahmed Abu Khatallah was accused of orchestrating the siege on a U.S. diplomatic compound in the Libyan city. That attack, which left four Americans dead, has become a political flashpoint in the U.S.

Trump wins opening round in legal battle over consumer watchdog agency


The White House is seeking to assert control over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which was created to help people in disputes with big financial firms.

Can police track you through your cellphone without a warrant?


The Supreme Court wrestles again with interpreting the rules of the digital era and whether police need to get a search warrant to obtain cellphone location information.

Sexual harassment cases often rejected by courts


Allegations of sexual harassment often sound like they would make a good lawsuit, but many such cases are quickly dismissed. The law sets a high bar for what constitutes sexual harassment.


Prince Harry and LA actor Meghan Markle to marry in spring


Harry, 33 — the fifth-in-line to the British throne, and Markle, 36, had been dating for 16 months and became engaged earlier this month, according to a statement released by Prince Charles.

For LGBTQ people of color, discrimination compounds


People of color are more than twice as likely as their white counterparts to say they've been discriminated against because they are LGBTQ.

London subway station reopens after reports of gunfire


Police responded to reports of shots being fired in and around Oxford Circus station Friday. But police later said that had found no trace of any suspects or casualties and no evidence shots had been fired.

For many Native Americans, fall is the worst time of year


"Fall is the annual middle finger this country gives Native Americans," says one member of the Oglala Lakota nation.

8 recovered after plane carrying 11 crashes in Philippine Sea, Navy says


The C-2 Greyhound was en route to the USS Ronald Reagan when it went down Wednesday afternoon Japan time. Eight people were recovered and are "in good condition at this time," the Navy says.