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Terror attacks in Paris kill more than 120

Nov 14, 2015 |
More than 120 people have been killed in shootings and explosions around Paris, many of them in a popular concert hall where patrons were taken hostage, police and medical officials said. Yahoo News ... Read more

U.S. forces target 'Jihadi John' in airstrike

Nov 13, 2015 |
The IS militant seen in beheading videos is believed to have been killed, officials say. ... Read more

Kurdish Iraqis enter Sinjar in push to oust IS fighters

Nov 13, 2015 |
SINJAR, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Kurdish militias battling to take back Sinjar from Islamic State militants raised a Kurdish flag in the center of town and a top official said it was liberated Friday, though ... Read more

Trump questions Carson's 'pathological temper', faith

Nov 13, 2015 |
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, brushing aside any recent claims of civility, has equated Ben Carson's childhood "pathological temper" to the ... Read more

Carson's comeback to Trump's insults: 'Pray for him'

Nov 13, 2015 |
U.S. presidential candidate Ben Carson recommended praying for rival Donald Trump after the real-estate mogul and television personality, in a 95-minute rant in Iowa, likened him to a child molester, ... Read more

Texas tries to stitch a safety net without Planned Parenthood

Nov 13, 2015 |
Four years after cutting off funding for Planned Parenthood, the state of Texas says it has been able to rebuild its safety net, in what could be a model for Republicans in Congress who hope to defund ... Read more

Pentagon chief fires military assistant, cites misconduct allegations

Nov 13, 2015 |
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter removed his senior military assistant, Lieutenant General Ron Lewis, from his position on Thursday over allegations of misconduct that Carter learned of this week. ... Read more

Racial divide over tech’s impact on politics

Nov 13, 2015 |
A Yahoo poll finds a sharp split over whether technology has been a positive or negative force in politics. ... Read more

Is Ben Carson an impostor?

Nov 12, 2015 |
Should we really question Carson’s integrity, given some of the doubts that now surround his personal story? ... Read more

U.S. weighs ‘genocide’ label for IS in Iraq — and more than a word may be at stake

Nov 12, 2015 |
The extremely rare move is meant to ratchet up international pressure on the terror group. ... Read more

Iraqi Kurds reach Sinjar road, cutting IS supply line

Nov 12, 2015 |
Kurdish Iraqi fighters, backed by U.S.-led airstrikes, launched a major assault Thursday aiming to retake the strategic town of Sinjar, which the Islamic State group overran last year in an onslaught ... Read more

Students across U.S. to march over debt, free public college

Nov 12, 2015 |
Students were set to walk out of classrooms across the United States on Thursday to protest ballooning student loan debt for higher education and rally for tuition-free public colleges and a minimum ... Read more

Suspect held in fatal shooting near New York's Penn Station

Nov 12, 2015 |
A man who sought a predawn psychiatric evaluation at a Bronx hospital was taken into custody by police on Thursday in connection with a fatal shooting this week near New York's Penn Station ... Read more

Veteran suicide: The stories behind the statistics

Nov 12, 2015 |
“Our friends are dying all around us, and it feels like nobody’s paying attention." ... Read more

Mizzou professor resigns courtesy appointment

Nov 12, 2015 |
She called for the removal of a photographer covering the protests on the Columbia, Mo., campus. ... Read more

How many times did Republicans mention Hillary? The Clinton campaign was counting

Nov 12, 2015 |
Hillary Clinton was an inescapable presence in the room at the Republican debate in Milwaukee Tuesday night. ... Read more