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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:08:00 -0500Police have taken at least 16 other people into custody in connection to the deadly attack, which killed at least 39 people. A gunman shot his way into the club packed with holiday revelers.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:56:53 -0500Archaeologists say that they know of only one other pendant similar to the unique charm buried at the site of a Nazi death camp in Poland — and it belonged to Anne Frank.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:49:00 -0500Cernan flew in space three times, took the second American spacewalk, and was just as thrilled to walk on the moon as if he had been the first to do it.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:29:00 -0500Charges against Noor Salman include "Aiding and Abetting by providing material support to a terrorist," Orlando's police chief said. The attack was the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:23:00 -0500Under President Obama, the detainee population has gone from 242 to 45. But he hasn't closed Guantanamo as pledged, and Donald Trump has called for more suspects to be sent to the prison in Cuba.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:52:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump told The Washington Post he's close to unveiling a healthcare plan he expects Congress to pass soon. But GOP lawmakers are in no hurry to replace the Affordable Care Act.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:26:00 -0500European leaders are concerned after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said during an interview that the EU is "basically a vehicle for Germany" and reiterated that NATO is "obsolete."
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:26:00 -0500In Washington, D.C., a city facing some of the most intense pressure on housing in the country, longtime residents try to negotiate a place for themselves in their changing communities.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:01:00 -0500Margaret Spellings was Secretary of Education under George W. Bush. She says Donald Trump's ambivalence about the federal role in education raises interesting questions.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:46:00 -0500The ruling is an embarrassment for Egypt's government, and a cause for celebration for protesters who saw the proposed handover as an incursion on Egypt's sovereign territory.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:15:00 -0500Confirmation hearings scheduled before Inauguration Day including Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos and Scott Pruitt, nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0500Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says school segregation will continue to exist in America "as long as individual parents continue to make choices that only benefit their own children."
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:43:00 -0500More than a hundred female federal inmates, sentenced to long-term prison, have instead been stuck for years in a New York detention center where conditions violate international standards.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:42:00 -0500If your mom had to run through the name of everyone in the family, including the dog, before hitting yours, it's probably because you're all in a mental folder labeled "loved ones."
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 04:41:00 -0500Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to lose an iceberg the size of Delaware. Scientists gathering in the U.K. are scratching their heads about why it's cracking off.