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Texas trooper pleads not guilty in Sandra Bland case

Officially, the legal issue at hand was a misdemeanor charge of perjury. But in many ways the day's proceedings also concerned Sandra Bland, the black woman whose death in jail last summer fueled criticism of police and their treatment of minorities.<p>Former Texas state Trooper Brian T. Encinia, …

What we know about the terror attacks in Belgium

<b>(CNN) —</b> Attacks in Belgium's capital killed at least 20 people at the Maelbeek metro station and at least 10 more at the international airport on Tuesday. ISIS claimed responsibility.<p>The first victim to be identified is Adelma Marina Tapia Ruíz, who was killed during the attack at the airport, …

European Union

Monuments And Tributes Light Up Around The World After Brussels Attacks

From messages in chalk, to tributes in light, thousands across the globe showed their solidarity with Belgium after the terror attacks on Tuesday.<p>At least 11 were killed in two explosions at Brussels international airport, and another 81 were injured Tuesday. About an hour later, an explosion hit a …

Does Terrorism Work?

Rebel groups that employ terror in civil wars seldom win or gain concessions—but they tend to prolong conflicts, a new paper finds.<p>Nearly 14 years into the war on terror, there are signs of terrorism all around us, from Memorial Day tributes to the victims of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the …

Political Science

Pentagon Suspends U.S.-Russian Military Exercises

The Defense Department has halted all military-to-military exercises with Russia in response to the invasion of Crimea in eastern Ukraine. By …

Army: Too Many Regulations Lead to Too Many Lies

Routine lying by Army officers—forced to tell untruths because of excessive rules and the service’s can-do culture—is leading the Army brass to …

Israeli commandos raid Gaza beach as deadly air assault continues

Israeli naval commandos have launched an early morning raid on a beach in the north of Gaza City, as the coastal enclave suffered the bloodiest day yet of the six-day Israeli assault, with 54 Palestinians reported killed.<p>The raid came amid continuing speculation that Israel would launch a ground …

Russia threatens Ukraine after shell crosses border

DONETSK Ukraine/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia threatened Ukraine on Sunday with “irreversible consequences” after a Russian man was killed by a shell fired across the border, while Kiev said Ukrainian warplanes struck again at separatist positions in the east of the country, inflicting big …

E-cigarettes Are On the Rise: Do You Smoke or Vape?

Advocates say e-cigarettes are healthy but others aren’t so sure. A look at the rise of the e-cigarette market and why it’s so controversial for many.

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Coming Back After Anti-Gay Remarks

The suspension of <i>Duck Dynasty</i> star Phil Robertson proved to be short lived.<p>A&E announced Friday that the reality TV show star would be coming back in …

5 Takeaways From the New York Times Benghazi Investigation

An in-depth New York <i>Times</i> investigation published Saturday sheds new light on questions surrounding the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. compound …