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U.S. and Britain Pledge to Send Planes, Troops and Tanks to Eastern Europe

NATO allies including the U.S., Britain and Canada pledged Wednesday to deploy forces, tanks, jets and artillery in Eastern Europe amid escalating …

Elizabeth Warren’s Black Lives Matter speech was the best one yet. It’s still not enough.

Elizabeth Warren isn’t running for president, but she can still make a splash. On Sunday, it was with a full-throated speech on racial inequality and …

Tourists Behaving Badly: Name-and-Shame Effort Fails to Fix China’s Image

BEIJING — Two young Chinese tourists carve their names on the Great Wall. Hundreds of picnickers leave their garbage moldering on the banks of the Yellow River.<p>Such episodes during the recent National Day holiday have produced a flurry of photographic postings and a spasm of soul-searching in …

Russia faces Security Council showdown Saturday over Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — International diplomatic pressure increased on Moscow on Friday to end the joint Russian-Syrian siege of the city of Aleppo, but Moscow's U.N. ambassador says he will most likely veto a U.N. Security Council resolution that would ground Russian warplanes.<p>Russia's parliament meanwhile …

Associated Press News

António Guterres Is the Right Choice for U.N. Secretary General. But the Process Is Flawed.

The next secretary-general of the United Nations, most everyone agreed, was supposed to be a woman. To be exact, a woman from Eastern Europe.<p>Now it …

Libyan forces push into last Islamic State area in Sirte | Reuters

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan pro-government forces are advancing into the last area controlled by Islamic State in the coastal city of Sirte, surrounding the militants after a five-month campaign backed by U.S. air strikes, military officials say.<p>At least eight pro-government fighters were killed …

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Missiles from rebel-held Yemen territory fired at U.S. Navy destroyer, Saudi military base

A U.S. Navy destroyer off the coast of Yemen came under attack Sunday night in the Red Sea, with two missiles fired at it in the same region where an Emirati-leased vessel was badly damaged by rocket fire last week.<p>The USS Mason was not hit in the attack, said Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon …

Middle East

Man in wrong-way fatal crash faces domestic assault trial

DUXBURY, Vt. (AP) — A man accused of driving the wrong way on an interstate, crashing into a car and killing five high school students, is facing …

Saudi Arabia regrets funeral attack but stops short of admitting responsibility

Saudi Arabia has said it ‘regretted’ an air strike on a funeral in the Yemeni capital Sana’a that killed 142 mourners.<p>However, the kingdom stopped short of admitting it carried out the attack.<p>Saturday’s carnage, one of the deadliest since the Saudi-led coalition began military operations in March …

Middle East

Federal judge extends Florida voter registration deadline

<b>(CNN) —</b> A federal court has extended Florida's voter registration deadline from Tuesday to 5 p.m. ET Wednesday due to Hurricane Matthew's interruption of last-minute sign-ups.<p>The US District Court ruling comes after the Florida Democratic Party sued, seeking an additional week due to the "strong …

Associated Press News

Thai King in 'unstable' condition

<b>Bangkok (CNN) —</b> The Thai King, Bhumibol Adulyadej, is in an "unstable" condition in hospital after undergoing several medical procedures over the weekend, a palace statement says.<p>The 88-year-old, the world's longest-serving monarch, is now being closely monitored.<p>On Saturday, doctors at the Siriraj …

Two Missiles Fired at U.S. Navy Ship From Rebel-Held Yemen Territory: Pentagon

Two missiles were fired Sunday at a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Red Sea from territory occupied by Iran-allied Yemeni rebels, but they missed, the Pentagon said.<p>The attack began about 7 p.m. (noon ET) as the USS Mason was conducting routine operations in international waters, the Pentagon said in a …

United Nations appeals to world for Haiti aid

The U.N. humanitarian coordinator made an emergency appeal for nearly $120 million in aid to devastated Haiti on Monday as local aid officials struggled to get food, medicine and water to increasingly desperate communities still isolated almost a week after the blow from Hurricane Matthew.<p>Power was …

Two Officers Killed, Third Wounded in Shooting in Palm Springs, California

A suspect was arrested early Sunday following a standoff after killing two police officers and injuring another at a family disturbance in Palm Springs, California.<p>The slain officers were identified as Jose Gilbert Vega, 63, a 35-year veteran of the department who was due to retire in December, and …

Matthew is gone. What about Nicole?

Hurricane Matthew has morphed into what meteorologists call a "post-tropical cyclone," but another storm is catching the attention of forecasters. Her name is Nicole.<p>As of Monday morning, Matthew was well off the Northeast coast and will continue to move out to sea to just off the Canadian …

Officials: Helicopter broke apart before crashing, killing 2

LINO LAKES, Minn. (AP) — A helicopter apparently broke apart as it fell from the sky before crashing and bursting into flames in a Twin Cities …

Rewatch second presidential debate (full video): Trump vs Clinton replay

The second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took place on <b>Sunday, October 9</b>.<p>The debate, which is in St. Louis, Missouri, will last 90 minutes and be conducted in a "town hall" format featuring questions from undecided voters, moderated by CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC’s …

15 Knotty Pretzel Recipes That'll Leave You Spellbound

Soft pretzels are one of the best things to come out of concession stands, but homemade pretzels are a million times better. Pretzels are surprisingly easy to make, and there are so many varieties you've never thought of before (buffalo ranch pretzels and pumpkin beer pretzels with chipotle queso, …

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Is there a limit to how long humans can live?

Humans may live longer and longer, but eventually we all grow old and die. This leads to a simple question: Is there an intrinsic maximum limit to human lifespan or not? There are two equally simple answers. Either there is a limit or there isn’t. Without data you may as well guess and your chance …

Amazing Presidential Suites That Actually Have the POTUS Stamp of Approval

You might not be campaigning to be America’s next president, or have any desire to hold such a demanding office (bless you, Hillary), but wouldn’t it still be nice to be treated like POTUS when you travel? Or, at least spend a few days in the presidential suite feeling like one of the world’s most …

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Vacant Bliss - Visions of empty-wave perfection, from SURFER photographer Ryan "Chachi" Craig

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5 Leading Theories of What Dreams Actually Are

The earliest recorded dream is from the Sumerian king Dumuzi of Uruk, who ruled just before Gilgamesh, sometime around 2500 BC. “An eagle seizes a …

Comic Con Weekend in NYC: Pictures

Hillary’s mom-blocking moment: The table-turning brilliance of praising Donald Trump’s kids first

Her compliment to her opponent was also a scathing rebuke to how society treats working mothers<p>Sunday night's presidential debate featured so many surreal, uncomfortable and flat-out unnerving moments that if you couldn't stomach staying till the bitter end, no one could question your judgment or …

Trump tapes: British producer of The Apprentice under pressure to release footage amid claims Donald Trump 'used the N-word'

The British producer of The Apprentice is coming under increasing pressure to release footage from the Donald Trump-led reality television show, amid growing suggestions that there is a trove of damaging material being held back.<p>Mr Trump's presidential campaign has been rocked by leaked footage …

CNN Debate Recap: ‘The Debate Went Scorched-Earth’

<i>Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump squared off Sunday night in a 90-minute debate filled with harsh critiques and uncomfortable allegations. The event came two days after a lewd tape of Trump surfaced from 2005 that caused a slew of</i> …