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A hospital was hit while U.S. forces were conducting an airstrike in the Afghan city; the aid group says 22 people were killed. NATO has said it will conduct an investigation into the attack.
Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he’s a better choice for the job than Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
Authorities lost contact with the El Faro, a 790-foot cargo vessel, after it sent an satellite distress message amid hurricane-force winds and waves in the Bahamas.
A powerful rainstorm continues to soak South Carolina. In the state’s capital Columbia, rescue operations will continue through at least Monday.
The local sheriff, speaking at an afternoon news conference, also said that authorities had recovered yet another gun from the shooter’s residence, bringing to 14 the number of weapons linked to him.
Monsignor Krzysztof Charamsa appeared at a news conference with his partner. In an interview he called the Church’s stance on homosexuality “backwards.”
Authorities say they still don’t have a motive for the shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College that killed 9 people and wounded 9 others.
The storm looks likely to stay well offshore the U.S. East Coast, but it is still dumping historic levels of rainfall on cities like Charleston. Meanwhile, Bermuda could be in Joaquin’s crosshairs.
A trauma center in northern Afghanistan run by the international aid group was apparently hit by a U.S. airstrike early Saturday.
After Steve Bartman possibly interfered with a catch in a 2003 playoff game, his fellow Cubs fans sent him death threats. Now they want to send him to the National League wild card game next week.