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(Washington, DC) -- Americans traveling abroad are being told to use caution. An alert by the State Department cites the recent terrorist attack in Australia as evidence extremists are focused on attacking Western targets. Americans are being urged to use extra vigilance when...
(Undated) -- The Pentagon says four detainees held for more than ten years at Guantanamo Bay have been transferred to Afghanistan. According to today's announcement, the release comes on the request of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. A senior administration official says the...
(Undated) -- North Korea is vowing to boost its nuclear power in response to what it describes as America's hostile policies. The reclusive communist country's foreign minister told state run media The United States is plotting to invade North Korea under the guise of human...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama's annual State of the Union address is set for January 20th. The White House accepted an invitation from House Speaker John Boehner to address a joint session of Congress that night. In a letter, Boehner said members of the House and Senate...
(New York, NY) -- A third suspect is under arrest in connection with the assault on two NYPD officers during a protest march on the Brooklyn Bridge last Saturday. The arrest of the person known as "female suspect number one" was made following the execution of a search warrant...
(Washington, DC) -- Same-sex marriages in Florida will start taking place next month after the U.S. Supreme Court decided not to extend a stay requested by state officials. Today's decision means gay marriages can begin on January 6th. Officials defending the state's ban on same...
(Undated) -- A federal court is ordering a halt to gray wolf hunting in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, stating the animal still requires protection. Doctor Maureen Hackett with the group Howling for Wolves says they're glad the reckless and unnecessary wolf hunt is over this...
(Albany, NY) -- A 19-year-old Albany-area woman is being accused of killing her five-year-old cousin. Police said Kenneth White's body was found early Friday morning covered in snow in a culvert across the street from his home. Authorities have arrested the 19-year-old daughter...
(Arlington, VA) -- More than one-thousand additional U.S. troops are being deployed to Iraq. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said they are being added to the contingent that is advising and training Iraqi security forces in the fight against ISIS. He noted that U.S.-led airstrikes...