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Chinese Navy Ships Spotted Off Alaska During Obama Visit

Five Chinese Navy ships have been spotted in international waters off the coast of Alaska, according to U.S. officials, in what many analysts see as a fresh attempt by Beijing to project military power far from its shores....

Man Jailed For 17 Years Over Fake Disney Scam

Thomas Lucas duped 65 people into buying land in north Texas he claimed would be on the edge of a new Disney theme park.

Film Review: ‘Memories of the Sword’

An archetypal tale of love, betrayal and revenge among swordplayers of South Korea’s Goryeo dynasty (918-1392), “Memories of the Sword” is a visually arresting but vacuous, instantly forgettable period martial-arts romance....

Pivot Television Inks International Distribution Deal With Cineflex Rights

Pivot television has inked an international distribution deal with Cineflex Rights of Great Britain, an arrangement that will deliver more than 40 hours of programming from the American channel to viewers overseas. Among the...

eBay Turns 20: Key Moments in the Online Auction Site's History

Online auction website eBay launched 20 years ago today -- and in the past two decades has shaped the way people buy and sell everything from cars to collectibles.

Uganda’s Opposition FDC Elects Kizza Besigye as 2016 Candidate

Uganda’s main opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has elected its former leader, Dr. Kizza Besigye, as the party’s candidate to challenge President Yoweri Museveni in the 2016 presidential election. This will be Besigye’...

Awww: Rescuers Hand-Feed Tiny Baby Wallaby

When baby animals are orphaned in the wild, their chances of survival are quite small. Some young animals depend on their mothers to feed them, protect them, and even keep them warm until they are old enough to do all of those...

Chinese Warships Off Alaska During Obama Visit

The Pentagon says the five vessels are the first Chinese ships detected in international waters in the Bering Sea.

Tech Worker Who Set Up Clinton Email Server Refuses to Testify

A former employee of the U.S. State Department who helped Hillary Clinton set up her personal email server has said he will not testify before a special congressional committee investigating the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S....

Couple in Petraeus-related suit to seek reporters' testimony

WASHINGTON (AP) — A couple suing over leaks in the federal investigation that led to CIA Director David Petraeus' resignation intend to subpoena at least two journalists in an attempt to compel testimony about their sources, The...

Report on Ferguson unrest offers lessons in what not to do

WASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, last summer offers lessons in how not to handle mass demonstrations, according to a Justice Department report that warns such problems could happen in other...

RNC asking GOP presidential candidates to pledge not to run as indepdendent

The Republican National Committee on Wednesday began reaching out to several GOP presidential campaigns, asking if their candidates would sign a pledge not to run as an independent in 2016, multiple campaign sources told Fox News.

Questions swirl around ancient Koran, which may predate Muhammad

Fragments of an ancient Koran, which scholars say may predate the accepted founding date of Islam by the prophet Muhammad, are sparking intense debate with at least one expert saying that the manuscript’s writing belongs to a...

SAT scores slip slightly; more students take test

WASHINGTON (AP) — Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is lagging, continuing a mostly downward trend over the last five years.The College Board says in a report that a record number of students took the exam.The...

Migrants Left Stranded in Budapest Train Station

Migrants hoping to travel westward have flooded into the main train station in Budapest, but officials say there will be no trains heading to western Europe. Police left the Keleti train station on Thursday, after a two day...