Police say the attacks were caused by suicide bombers who detonated explosives in several locations across the country. At least a dozen of the dead were foreigners, including from India, Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom.
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Sri Lanka may have endured a ghastly civil war and suicide bombings in the past but nothing of this scale. Analysts were stunned by the apparent level of coordination behind the strikes, which occurred around the same time on both sides of the country.
A reconstruction of the hunt by Robert S. Mueller III’s team shows why it was often a maddeningly difficult task — and why some mysteries were left unanswered.
The proposal would require applicants who get a job offer from the federal government or its contractors to disclose whether they went through a pretrial diversion program that allowed them to avoid prison — a development that blindsided activists on the political left and right.
Volodymyr Zelensky, who plays the country’s president in a television show, has secured an apparent landslide win over incumbent Petro Poroshenko.
A video of the United Constitutional Patriots holding migrants against their will has sparked outrage and rebukes by civil rights groups and New Mexico officials.
For the first time in decades, U.S. politicians and members of the business elite are debating whether American-style capitalism has a future.
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Students learned of the school’s ties to slavery after a human thigh bone was unearthed during construction of a residence hall in 2014.
Over more than a decade, the scion of the late Sen. John McCain has slowly but surely established herself as a force in her own right.
Farmers are planting less of the classics such as corn, potatoes, green beans and peas. In their place, new vegetables such as sweet potatoes and leafy greens are defining U.S. farms.
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