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Portraits of Dissent: Stories From the Women’s March on Washington

Cheyenne, 17, Calvert County, Md. With the type of president that we now have elected, I feel like a lot of rights that<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jody Rogac for …

9 insane hot chocolates you need in your life right now

It’s too cold for just about anything right now. The good news is, hot chocolate makes everything better. (Even hot cocoa-flavored Oreos, and let’s …

Dessert

Muslims Made Fun of Donald Trump's Islamophobia Debate Answer With #MuslimsReportStuff

Twitter users roundly mocked Donald Trump with the hashtag #MuslimsReportStuff, after he answered a question at the presidential debate about …

See How Hurricane Matthew Hit the U.S.

Surf from the Banana River crashes up on a dock at Sunset Grill in Cocoa Beach, Fla., as Hurricane Matthew hits Florida'<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Red …

Hermine Strengthens Into A Hurricane As It Approaches Florida

Hermine, in the Gulf of Mexico, is growing stronger as it approaches the Florida coast, and is now packing the force of a hurricane, the National Hurricane Center says.<p>Citing data from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft, the weather center says Hermine's maximum sustained winds …

It Will Take 90 Years for African Elephant Populations to Recover From Poaching

African forest elephants are facing severe population declines because of poaching, and scientists now estimate it will take almost a century for …

Rescuers search for survivors in Italy quake that killed 159

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors Thursday from a strong earthquake that reduced …

Mother mourns newborn son who died in Baghdad maternity ward fire

<b>(CNN) —</b> Shaima Hussein should have left Baghdad's Yarmouk hospital on Wednesday cradling her newborn son, her firstborn, conceived after years of struggle.<p>For years, Hussein and her husband, Moad, tried desperately to conceive. They went into debt and sold their car to pay for in-vitro …

Trump ‘makes you want to retch,’ says French President Hollande

By Rick Noack<p>Rick Noack<p>Foreign affairs reporter focusing on Europe and international security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The U.S. elections are the world's most closely watched, with American allies and adversaries scrutinizing every step of the candidates. Usually, foreign heads of governments refrain from …

Donald Trump

Iraq says Balad suicide blast is Isis attempt to stir up sectarian war

Shrine attack that killed at least 40 is a sign that Islamic State is trying to reignite Shia-Sunni fighting, officials say<p>Islamic State suicide bombers reportedly disguised as local militia tried to storm one of Iraq’s main Shia shrines in the most serious attack on a holy site since the …

Unseen photos of Europe after World War II

These color images, taken by photographer David Seymour in 1947, trace the route that the Allied forces took as they drove toward Berlin during World War II.

World War II

Childhood Revisited

<i>This fascinating series of portraits focuses on the subject of childhood. The work was selected as a finalist in the LensCulture Portrait Awards</i> <i>2016</i>. <i>Discover more inspiring work from all 39 of the winners and finalists.</i><p><i><br>"Childhood is a human water, a water which comes out of the shadows. This</i> …

Victory Day parades – in pictures

Military personnel mark the 71st anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in the second world war

Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton 'enabler' attack justified

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump said Monday he called Hillary Clinton an "enabler" of her husband's infidelity as "retribution" for her playing the "woman's card" against him.<p>"It's only retribution for what she said. She is playing the woman's card to the hilt," Trump told CNN's Chris Cuomo in a …

North Carolina, Justice Dept. file dueling lawsuits over transgender rights

By Mark Berman ,<p>Mark Berman<p>National news reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Sarah Larimer and<p>Sarah Larimer<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Sari Horwitz<p>Sari Horwitz<p>Reporter covering the Justice Department and criminal justice issues for The Washington Post's …

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An Unexpected Scene In Tokyo

US drone strike in Syria reportedly kills top ISIS online recruiter

A U.S. drone strike in Syria Tuesday reportedly killed a fugitive British computer hacker who had become one of ISIS' top online recruiters.<p>The Wall Street Journal reported the death of Junaid Hussein late Wednesday, citing two people familiar with the operation. The officials said that Hussein was …

Sea levels will rise, experts warn, and 'it's not going to stop'

Here's one trend California is behind on: rising sea levels.<p>For the last 23 years, ocean levels around the world have climbed by about 3 inches on average, and NASA scientists say the sea will continue to rise as warming temperatures cause ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica to melt.<p>But …

Global Warming

11 dilemmas only Parisians understand

1. Renting an apartment intramuros or in the proche banlieue.<p>We, Parisians have an annoying habit of starting a conversation with two questions: what …

Switchel: The Most Refreshing Drink No One Is Drinking (Yet)

<i>Switchel is like cheater's lemonade—but maybe even better. Learn how to make it at home.</i><p>I had never heard of switchel when my friend Hannah asked if I would be her bar-back at last September’s Queen Bee Cocktail Classic, a honey-driven cocktail competition put together by NYC Honey Week.<p>The whole …

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Second Tourist Diagnosed With Plague After Visiting Yosemite

A second tourist has been diagnosed with plague after visiting Yosemite National Park in California, state officials announced Tuesday.<p>A patient from …

Baltimore officers claim they gave statements under duress

Three of the Baltimore officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray claim they gave their statements under pressure because they were afraid of getting fired, their attorneys said in motions filed this week.<p>Two of the officers said they thought they were being interviewed as witnesses rather than …

In Yemen, rebels press attack amid questions about president's whereabouts

Shiite Muslim rebels surged Wednesday toward the southern Yemen port of Aden, where President Abed Rabbu Mansour Hadi took refuge last month after the nation's capital was overrun.<p>The Houthi rebels also claimed to have seized a major air base, Al-Anad, and circulated photos of the Yemeni defense …

Japan arrests man linked to threats on U.S. embassy

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 52-year-old man from Okinawa has been arrested after admitting to police he made three phone calls in March to the U.S. Embassy threatening to bomb the embassy in Tokyo and to bomb Camp Schwab in Okinawa where many U.S. Marines are based, Tokyo Metropolitan Police tell CNN on Thursday.<p>It …

Vanuatu’s cyclone survivors desperate as relief groups struggle to deliver aid

Relief groups struggled to get supplies to residents living in Vanuatu's cyclone-ravaged outer islands on Thursday, as survivors grew desperate for food and water five days after the fierce storm flattened villages across the South Pacific nation.<p>With power, phones and Internet still down across …