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Turkey and Russia agree on draft Syria ceasefire, report says

<b>Istanbul, Turkey (CNN) —</b> Turkey and Russia have reportedly agreed on a draft nationwide ceasefire in Syria, the Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu said Wednesday.<p>The report cited an unnamed source saying that Ankara and Moscow would try to bring a ceasefire into effect at midnight.<p>Foreign …

Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest of All Time,' Dead at 74

Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself "The Greatest" and then spent a lifetime living up to the billing, is dead.<p>Ali died Friday at a Phoenix-area hospital, where he had spent the past few days being treated for respiratory complications, a …

Boxing

Chicago tops 700 homicides — with a month to go in violent 2016

In a year of relentless violence, Chicago has hit another grim milestone, exceeding 700 homicides for the first time in nearly two decades, according to official Police Department records.<p>The 700 mark was reached about 6:20 a.m. Wednesday when a 25-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and back as …

Law Enforcement

Republicans keep control of Congress

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republicans pulled off a political stunner Tuesday night -- running the table down-ballot and keeping control of the House and Senate, CNN projects.<p>In a year when the GOP was almost entirely on defense, the party's incumbents -- many outspent and hobbled by struggling campaigns …

North Carolina

Iggy Pop Remembers Bob Dylan Wannabes, Ruining Joe Perry's Acid Trip

Dressed, seated and in a bookstore is not how you'd expect Iggy Pop to begin his vacation. But there he was Friday night at Manhattan’s upscale …

David Bowie