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DAVEa SBERRY/ STAFF FILE Bob Hope flashes the peace sign to soldiers gathered for his 1971 Christmas show at Long Binh Post, South Vietnam.
In this image taken from video, dead bodies lie on the road near Bentiu, South Sudan, on Sunday, April 20, 2014.
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.
As of Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at least 2,177 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
People waited in-line to enter the US Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on April 22, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images A major legal battle has made its way to the Supreme Court and it may affect the way you watch your favorite television shows.
A leader of ethnic Kachin rebels battling government forces in Myanmar has urged the U.S. to play a role in peace talks to quell decades of conflict in the country's lawless border regions.
Governor Rick Perry is making a second trip to New York. The Republican leaves today for a three-day visit featuring meetings with business leaders and a reception sponsored by the public-private partnership funding his trip.
Earlier today, just an hour before a hearing was to begin at the National Labor Relations Board, the United Auto Workers union dropped an appeal of the election it lost in February as it attempted to become the bargaining representative for workers at Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tennessee plant.
Jonathan Fleming, hugs his attorney Anthony Mayol while his other attorney Taylor Koss applaud in Brooklyn's Supreme court, after a judge declared him a free man on Tuesday April 8, 2014 in New York.
Syria called a presidential election for June 3, aiming to give President Bashar Assad a veneer of electoral legitimacy in the midst of a civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people and driven a third of the population from their homes.
By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK - The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas, because President Barack Obama and senior government officials have commented on the subject, a federal appeals court ruled ... (more)
In this Jan. 15, 2011 file photo, Iran's heavy water nuclear facility is backdropped by mountains near the central city of Arak, Iran.
After a deadly avalanche Friday on Mount Everest that left at least 13 dead and three missing, Discovery Channel is canceling its live Mount Everest jump broadcast, scheduled for May 11. The network released a statement Sunday saying, "In light of the overwhelming tragedy at Mt Everest and respect for the families of the fallen, Discovery Channel ... (more)
In this June 21, 2013 file photo, Nike Shox running shoes are displayed in Tampa, Fla.
The House Ethics Committee is tasked with deciding whether Turner, a Cicero Republican, violated ethics rules when he lobbied against a proposed ban on the construction of new nursing homes during the final days of the 2014 session.