Texas gunmen likely inspired by Islamic State

Investigators said the Islamic State’s propaganda could have fueled the attack on a cartoon contest lampooning the prophet Muhammad, but so far they saw no signs that the two men were directed by the group.

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    Beyoncé, Solange Knowles and Rihanna at the Met Gala. (Wire photos)

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      Senate passes a deep-cutting budget, the first in more than 5 years

      Senate passes a deep-cutting budget, the first in more than 5 years

      Supported by zero Democrats, the plan calls for non-defense spending cuts of $496 billion over 10 years.

      Battle brews on whether CIA
      should deploy drone strikes

      Battle brews on whether CIA <br>should deploy drone strikes

      Critics seek to limit lethal strikes to the military, but intelligence panel leaders oppose such a move.

      In 2016 bid, Huckabee will need to fend off a deep-pocketed GOP field

      In 2016 bid, Huckabee will need to fend off a deep-pocketed GOP field

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      Controversies on display at Clinton Foundation’s event in Morocco

      Controversies on display at Clinton Foundation’s event in Morocco

      As the Clintons showcase their charity’s work, some criticize a Moroccan mining firm’s donations.

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      A Cuban town built by a U.S. chocolate tycoon in 1916 is in a sad state of ruin

      A Cuban town built by a U.S. chocolate tycoon in 1916 is in a sad state of ruin

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      Activists raised $60,000 for Tamir Rice’s family. Where did it all go?

      Activists raised $60,000 for Tamir Rice’s family. Where did it all go?

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      Need a legitimate excuse to hate millennials? Here are 5 of them.

      Need a legitimate excuse to hate millennials? Here are 5 of them.

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      You shouldn’t wash dishes by hand

      You shouldn’t wash dishes by hand

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      Va. delegation takes on the rest of Congress over Reagan National flights

      Va. delegation takes on the rest of Congress over Reagan National flights

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      Capitals blank Rangers in Game 3

      Capitals blank Rangers in Game 3

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      A silver lining for retirement savers

      A silver lining for retirement savers

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