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The attack, which killed more than 60 worshippers at Friday prayers, is the latest sectarian violence to rock the deeply divided country.
Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes said the beheading of American journalist James Foley is tantamount to an act of terror against the U.S.
Faulting the U.S. approach to hostage situations like the one his brother, James Foley, was in, Michael Foley says, “We are sitting on prisoners in Guantanamo. It doesn’t even have to be financial.”
Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said the Chinese warplane made several close passes by an American P-8 Poseidon, doing a barrel roll and flying wingtip to wingtip in an “aggressive” manner.
Looking for extraterrestrial smog may be a good way to search for alien intelligence, according to a Harvard researcher.
Cyclists may soon have a convenient way to discourage bike thieves, thanks to new designs that use parts of the bikes themselves as locks.
The government hopes to clamp down on rampant cross-border smuggling of government-subsidized staples that has caused shortages on the country’s store shelves.
The U.S. Copyright Office says a monkey’s photo can’t be copyrighted — by the person who owns the camera or by anyone else — because it wasn’t taken by a human.
One day after an Israeli airstrike killed three of its senior military leaders, Hamas says it has killed more than a dozen people it believes were spying for Israel.
The white trucks, which Moscow says are carrying only humanitarian aid, have been held up at the border for more than a week over fears they could be a ruse to resupply separatists.