The Pentagon's report says the hospital attack in Afghanistan was an accident. Jason Cone says it raises more questions than it answers.
Demonstrators march in Chicago on Tuesday after the release of a video showing Jason Van Dyke, a police officer, shooting and killing Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke was charged with murder in the 2014 shooting.
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The numbers remain small and hard to quantify, but prosecutors seem to be under pressure to charge police in on-duty shootings, and the "benefit of the doubt" they enjoyed seems to be eroding.
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The Alto Yellowjackets take the field on Nov. 13, a month after Matthews died.
At least 19 young football players have died so far in 2015. Pediatricians are calling for changes in the way the game is played, including a move to non-tackle games.
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The Environmental Protection Agency wants to withdraw approval of a controversial herbicide made by Dow AgroSciences. The firm made conflicting claims to EPA and the Patent Office about the product.
Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa and Michael B. Jordan as Adonis Johnson in a scene from Creed.
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Terrific chemistry between Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan fuels the fine and stirring story of Apollo Creed's son, who takes after his dad.
Patriotic Turkey: Detail from a vintage Thanksgiving greeting card.
Though it may seem like a fixed point in a fast-moving world, the Thanksgiving holiday continues to change and evolve.
Janis Joplin smoking a cigarette in Denmark.
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In Amy Berg's new documentary, Janis Joplin's friends and lovers say more about her complicated life than you get from many rock-star docs.
The new compilation, This Record Belongs To______, comes packaged with a kids' turntable. Will future generations who are not under the spell of their parents' nostalgia ever learn to use them?
Within Islamic countries, many Muslims are OK using the term "Islamic extremists," but when Westerners use the phrase, it could be seen as an insult.
President Obama, with Attorney General Loretta Lynch standing by, makes a statement in the Roosevelt Room at the White House following a meeting with his national security team Wednesday.
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The president gave a statement urging Americans to travel and gather this Thanksgiving without fear.
Shelly Beach in Ballina, Australia, was closed following a fatal shark attack there in February.
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The trials in the southeastern state of New South Wales are part of a $11.6 million program to protect beachgoers. Drones send real-time images of coastal waters to an operator using GPS coordinates.
Pope Francis is greeted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta upon his arrival at Nairobi's State House on Wednesday.
The pontiff is expected to address issues of religious tolerance, economic inequality and global warming while he travels through Kenya, Uganda and the war-torn Central African Republic.
Babies have suffocated after being trapped in padded crib bumpers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Those adorable padded bumpers shown in baby-gear catalogs can be a hazard, and researchers say babies continue to suffocate even though a federal agency has told parents not to use them.
Men dressed as Secret Service agents stand guard next to Tom One and Tom Two, this year's turkey and alternate.
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Presidents have been pardoning turkeys for decades. But why? They used to eat them, actually. The history of the tradition is an odd and sad tale with lots of myths.
This frame grab from video by Haberturk TV shows a Russian warplane on fire before crashing on a hill Tuesday, as seen from Turkey's Hatay province. Turkey shot down the Russian warplane Tuesday, claiming it had violated Turkish airspace. Russia denied that the plane crossed the Syrian border into Turkish skies.
One of two pilots survived. Turkey maintains it has a right to defend its airspace. Russia says it will deploy advanced anti-aircraft missiles to its base in Syria.
A bipartisan House measure to overhaul the criminal-justice system has hit a snag. Its higher bar to prove guilt is something the Department of Justice says could benefit top-level executives.
As Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity turns 100, the scientist would surely be pleased with the revolution he started, a source of wonder and inspiration for all, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Mimi Cheng's Dumplings, a restaurant in New York City, has a November special: Thanksgiving dumplings filled with turkey, stuffing and gravy and served with cranberry sauce.
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Chefs in New York City are packing turkey, cranberry, gravy and stuffing together into small, savory packages. These one-bite wonders take the form of dumplings, croissants and meatballs.
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