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Clinton offers tech entrepreneurship as a 'positive' solution to the 'fear and anger' related to job creation.
A Turkish official says two attackers have blown themselves up at Istanbul's Ataturk airport after police fire at them
New York's famed Apollo Theater is taking its Amateur Night talent competition to New Orleans and to the internet
Deadly wildfires in California are forcing a conversation about how to minimize the danger to millions of people
There appear to be the votes for passage – but it’s not over yet.
Short-staffed and often criticized, the TSA aims to improve training for airport screeners
A Turkish official says two explosions have rocked Istanbul's Ataturk airport, wounding multiple people
Senate Democrats have blocked a GOP-drafted measure to provide $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, accusing Republicans of packing the bill with partisan provisions and unfair spending cuts
Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who helped boost the women's game to the big time in a 38-year career at Tennessee, has died at 64
In early June, Hillary Clinton became the first woman to secure enough delegates to clinch the presidential nomination of a major political party....
By boldly choosing Elizabeth Warren as her running mate, Hillary Clinton could unite and excite her party.
Tim Kaine may be a safe pick for Clinton's running mate, but he's also the smartest pick.
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack is a qualified innovator and a stand-out pick for Clinton's running mate.
Clinton needs to expand her base to beat Trump, and picking Tim Kaine as her VP will help her do it.
Clinton could shake her rote, partisan image if she picked Republican Olympia Snowe as her running mate.
A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for June 20-26
AP FACT CHECK: Trump ignores U.S. action against cheap imports of steel when he accuses Washington of doing 'nothing' about the problem
A Supreme Court decision clarifying the boundaries between illegal conduct and what's merely unseemly among elected officials will almost certainly be used by others to argue that politicians have broader leeway in what's permissible
A traditional Republican ally is blasting GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's economic proposals, saying it would lead to a weaker economy
As harbor seals are being born in the Pacific Northwest this time of year, marine mammal advocates along the West Coast are urging people not to touch or pick up pups that come up on beaches and shorelines to rest
Sunday makes for an unusually busy TV night for the summertime, with HBO's "Game of Thrones" setting a ratings mark
Encouraging data on the U.S. economy and housing market are helping put U.S. stock indexes on track for a higher close in late-afternoon trading
A military law expert says a rape and adultery case against an Air Force officer in Colorado may be the first time attorneys have argued that the military ban on extramarital sex discriminates against heterosexuals
NASA's fireworks came early this year with a successful rocket test in Utah
Three crew members are missing and one is injured due to a head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle that caused several box cars to erupt in flames and led authorities to evacuate residents in the area
Job searches outside of the U.K. have spiked in recent days, according to new data.
More than 70 media organizations in San Francisco plan to saturate online, TV and print publications with news stories about homelessness
Wyoming prosecutors say a father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a basement abducted and killed a Utah rail worker
This was not the Serena Williams the tennis world is used to seeing on Centre Court
Hillary Clinton on Tuesday proposed letting entrepreneurs defer making student loan payments in order to create jobs and stimulate growth across the country
The State Department says it was not a mistake to have the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi and that it hopes to be back in Libya
Republican Donald Trump is delivering a speech highlight his opposition to the country's trade deals and painting his likely Democratic Hillary Clinton as a champion of the kind of globalization that has pushed manufacturing jobs overseas
Justice Antonin Scalia's sudden death transformed the Supreme Court's term, shifted power to its liberal wing and started a transition that will be greatly affected by who wins the presidency
The airport where astronaut John Glenn ogled planes as a kid, came and went to two wars, boarded his first jet and piloted a private aircraft until age 90 has now been named in his honor
President Barack Obama says he doesn't anticipate cataclysmic change from Great Britain's vote to leave the EU. He seems more differences than similarities between Britain's election and the presidential election in the U.S.
Volkswagen owners can finally dump their cheatin' cars, if they want to
A cowboy who tied up traffic by riding a horse across a busy bridge connecting New York City and New Jersey says he is riding around the country to raise money and awareness for child hunger
NATO's secretary-general says cooperation between the European Union and the U.S.-led NATO alliance is more vital than ever following the British vote to quit the EU.
4 scenarios eyed by EU supporters to keep Britain in the bloc despite vote to leave
Under a Clinton administration, entreprenuers would be able to defer student loans and qualify for loan forgiveness.
The wife of "Sir" Mack Rice, composer of "Mustang Sally" and co-writer of "Respect Yourself" says he has died in Detroit at the age of 82. Laura Rice said her husband died at their home Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease
The Labour leader was rebuked Tuesday, but vows to press on, taking his case to voters, if need be.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says in an impassioned plea for Europe that there is no quick fix for fractures exposed by the British referendum because the reasons that nations adhere to the European Union must be reinvented
Long-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a potentially formidable challenge to his hard-line rule _ not from Israel's civilian politicians but from its revered security establishment
Roy Hodgson faced the music on Tuesday for England's shock loss to Iceland at the European Championship
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama met with Moroccan teenage girls to promote education in the North African kingdom, where only 36 percent of girls continue school beyond the primary level, and share the challenges she overcame in getting an education
Hillary Clinton says it's time to move on after Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee released report critical of a slow response to the deadly 2012 attacks in Libya
Ruth Bader Ginsburg just laid down the law – literally.
The threat of "lone wolf" acts of terrorism inspired by the Islamic State will persist in the West, a senior Obama administration official said Tuesday, even as the extremist group loses battles and territory in the Middle East
Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee harshly faulted the Obama administration Tuesday for lax security and a slow response to the deadly 2012 attacks at the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya
A Yale Medical School professor's two dogs are being euthanized after they mauled a Connecticut woman to death
Google is trying to make it easier for you to manage the vast pool of information that it collects about your online activities across phones, computers and other devices
Is there any hope of the U.K. walking back its Brexit vote?
In a first-round contest played under the Centre Court roof, Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Caroline Wozniacki 7-5, 6-4 in a match between two former No. 1 players
Who's in charge now in Britain
Germany and a combined Nordic nations bid currently head the possible candidates to host the 2024 European Championship
The senator from Vermont has yet to endorse Hillary Clinton, raising the question: What does Bernie want?
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first pill to treat all major forms of hepatitis C, the latest in a series of drug approvals that have reshaped treatment of the liver-destroying virus
The Senate Leadership Fund, run by allies of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has reserved nearly $40 million in air time for the fall as Republicans defend their Senate majority
Thousands of protesters marched Tuesday in Paris as France's Senate approved a hotly debated government bill reforming labor laws
Nestle has selected health care industry executive Ulf Mark Schneider as its new CEO, as the Swiss food and drinks giant seeks to evolve into a nutrition, health and wellness company
After being on the sideline for two days, Michael Phelps was ready to go and it showed
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened disaster centers for residents in two flood-ravaged West Virginia counties
South Sudan says new rebel group has formed; 43 reported killed in remote area
Will Brexit will be costly to the U.K. economy? Not necessarily.
Of all the myriad challenges facing the EU with the departure of Britain, one unlikely issue to be resolved is the fact that English would no longer be an official language
Shane Lowry is 6th golfer to cite Zika as reason to skip Rio Olympics
Donald Trump is labeled ‘barking mad’ – that’s as lively as Australia's campaign season gets.
In a city that was once the playground of the British aristocracy, England's millionaire soccer players departed Tuesday looking as far from soccer nobility than any time in the team's 144-year history
A rebel spokesman says Syrian rebels aided by U.S.-led airstrikes have launched an offensive against an Islamic State stronghold near the Iraqi border, hoping to sever one of the extremists' main transit links between the two countries
NBCUniversal's TV and digital networks will show a record 6,755 hours of action during this summer's Rio Olympics
Jason Day, the No. 1 player in the world, becomes latest to withdraw from Olympics
Current world issues and divisiveness make the movie's global unity seem farfetched.
The automaker, which also owns Audi and Porsche, has agreed to buy back owners' cars at pre-scandal value.
British Prime Minister David Cameron is fending off anger from other European Union leaders at an unprecedented summit charged with uncertainty about the union's future without Britain
The search for courtroom justice has ended in the 1964 killings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi's Neshoba County, but some say the search for another kind of justice is still ongoing
There have been several congressional investigations of the 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya that killed U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans
Michigan's attorney general has won preliminary approval to spend $3.4 million more to investigate Flint's water crisis, which would more than triple overall spending on the probe
Before moviegoers return to Pandora, they'll be able visit the fantastical alien world from "Avatar" on their smartphones
Toy guns, kiddie pools, hoverboards and backyard trampolines are among the playthings that made a consumer watchdog's annual list of hazardous summer toys.
A new study hints that Mars' atmosphere may have been rich with oxygen, and may have looked more like Earth than it does today.
In the aftermath of the June 23 vote to leave the European Union, Britain has seen a surge in xenophobic taunts, threats and other similar complaints
Leaving the EU was a mistake, but a smart response by global leaders could avoid disaster.
Lawyers say Volkswagen's settlement is the largest auto-related consumer class-action settlement in U.S. history
The long-awaited report caps a lengthy and expensive investigation into the 2012 attack on a U.S. Embassy compound.
Police in the German town of Minden say a 25-year-old man Minden is their "hero of the day" after he found about 150,000 euros ($166,095) _ and handed it to authorities
George Osborne, the U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer, is preparing for the worst economically.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI endorsed Pope Francis' mercy-filled papacy during an unprecedented Vatican ceremony featuring a reigning pope honoring a retired one on the 65th anniversary of his ordination as a priest
U.S. consumer confidence rose this month to the highest level since October, a private survey says
It's the European Union's exit door: the legal way out of the bloc
Thirty-one of the country's top science organizations are telling Congress that global warming is real, a problem and something needs to be done about it
The Supreme Court will consider whether the city of Miami can sue major banks over allegations they engaged in a decade-long pattern of discriminatory lending practices that harmed the city
Both vaccines are likely to begin human trials soon.
Amnesty International says torture and sexual abuse are common among women arrested in Mexico
With fewer homes for sale, US prices surged in April, with 7 cities setting highs
The U.N. chief has criticized Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip, a day after Israel and Turkey reached a reconciliation pact that looked to ease, but not eliminate, the isolation of the coastal strip
The field found in Tanzania said to be a 'game changer' for precious gas amid shortage.
Supreme Court vacancy obstinacy is hurting Donald Trump and the GOP.
Researchers infected pregnant monkeys with the Zika virus to learn how it harms developing fetuses _ and in a highly unusual twist, the public can get a real-time peek at the findings
The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute involving deaf people in Texas who say driver instruction schools in the state won't let them take classes needed to get a driver's license