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U.S. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic State

U.S. Announces Coalition To Fight Against The Islamic StateThe United States says it has formed a coalition of 10 countries to help in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq.

BP Acted With Gross Negligence In Gulf Oil Spill, Federal Judge Rules

BP Acted With Gross Negligence In Gulf Oil Spill, Federal Judge RulesIn a long-awaited ruling, a federal judge on Thursday said BP acted with gross negligence in relation to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and consequent oil spill.

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Found Guilty In Corruption Trial

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Found Guilty In Corruption TrialA federal jury in Richmond, Va., has found former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell guilty on 11 of 14 charges in his corruption trial. His wife, Maureen, was found guilty on nine of 14 charges, including obstruction of justice.

At NATO Summit, Allies Consider Lethal, Nonlethal Aid To Ukraine

At NATO Summit, Allies Consider Lethal, Nonlethal Aid To UkrainePresident Obama, along with all members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, are in Wales today as a set of international conflicts puts the military alliance back in the spotlight.

Al-Qaida Leader Says The Group Has Expanded To India

Al-Qaida Leader Says The Group Has Expanded To IndiaIn a video released on Wednesday, al-Qaida's leader says the terror group has expanded to India and it intends to bring Islamic law to the entire subcontinent.

In A Los Angeles Suburb, The Hunt Is On For An Albino Cobra

In A Los Angeles Suburb, The Hunt Is On For An Albino CobraA pretty terrifying drama is unfolding in the Los Angeles suburb of Thousand Oaks: An albino cobra is on the loose and authorities say it may have already bitten a dog.

Riot Breaks Out At Tennessee Detention Center Where 32 Teens Escaped

Riot Breaks Out At Tennessee Detention Center Where 32 Teens EscapedA youth detention center in Tennessee that saw the escape of 32 teens on Tuesday is back in the news today.

Bucking Legal Trend, Federal Judge Upholds La.’s Ban On Gay Marriage

Bucking Legal Trend, Federal Judge Upholds La.’s Ban On Gay MarriageBucking a long judicial trend, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Louisiana's ban on gay marriage is constitutional.

Russia, Ukraine Distance Themselves From News Of A Cease-Fire Deal

Russia, Ukraine Distance Themselves From News Of A Cease-Fire DealThe morning started on a hopeful note: The office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that in a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin the two had agreed on a "permanent cease-fire."

John Oliver And Cookie Monster, On The News Beat

John Oliver And Cookie Monster, On The News BeatJust in time for back-to-school season, funny newsman John Oliver and incorrigible consumer Cookie Monster are co-anchoring a news special on words, in a video that includes appearances by Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon and weatherman Al Roker.