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(Washington, DC) -- The State Department is calling today's terrorist attack on a school in Pakistan a cowardly attack against children. Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said she would not give any new assessment of the strength of the Taliban in Pakistan but said "broadly...
(Pennsburg, PA) -- The body of a man suspected of carrying out six murders in the Philadelphia area may have been found. Sources tell WPVI-TV preliminary indications are that remains found in a wooded area are those of Bradley Stone. The Iraq war veteran is suspected of killing...
(Peshawar) -- Officials in Pakistan are calling it the deadliest attack ever by the Taliban. More than 140 people were killed, most of them children in Tuesday's attack on a school run by the Pakistani army in Peshawar. Military officials say all seven militants who staged the...
(Redwood City, CA) -- Los Angeles is one of several cities making their pitch today to be the U.S. candidate to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. San Francisco, Boston and Washington, DC are the other cities presenting to the U.S. Olympic Committee Board of Directors in Redwood...
(London) -- Another round of sanctions could soon hammer Russia's reeling economy. Secretary of State John Kerry says there was a purpose for the sanctions. The economic pressure will get a lot tougher if President Obama signs the bill Congress passed last week. Attorney and...
(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says President Obama will likely sign a bill slapping more sanctions on Russia by week's end. Earnest told a briefing that the costs on Moscow will continue to increase as a result of Russian incursions in Ukraine. He said...
(New York, NY) -- Kathie Lee Gifford says embattled comedy icon Bill Cosby once tried to kiss her in the late 1970s. Gifford's revelation on Tuesday's "Today" show comes after weeks of her defense of Cosby in the midst of sexual assault allegations brought by more than a dozen...
(Undated) -- Most Americans think the CIA's enhanced interrogation techniques were justified. A recent survey by the Pew Research Center shows more than half of those polled approved of the spy agency's methods, where about a third said the techniques were not justified. As for...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House is cheering the performance of the national economy in 2014. In a briefing, chief White House economist Jason Furman said unemployment dropped below six-percent this year for the first time since before the deep recession. He also cited some...