According to allegations in an FBI affidavit, one of the men surveilled a Jewish center serving students in Chicago, while the other monitored the activities of American members of an Iranian opposition group in exile.
The Confederate memorial known as “Silent Sam” in the heart of North Carolina’s flagship university was toppled during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried it as a symbol of racist heritage.
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The images show the ebb and flow of atmosphere smoke as North American wildfires ignite and die out. You can see the amount of smoke increase dramatically in the past few weeks.

The nine-count complaint alleges that Watts intentionally killed his family on Aug. 13.

The family of a 12-year-old transgender girl says they’ve had enough. They plan to leave Oklahoma and relocate to a more welcoming place after their child’s decision to use the girls' bathroom drew t...

Officials declined to say what the five-minute call was about.

Matt Tomaszewski extended his paddleboard to the exhausted couple bobbing in the water: “If you want to survive, you need to grab this board.”

“Some portions of the performance were clearly inappropriate and contrary to the university’s values of respect and support for all,” Purdue officials said of Andy Gross's freshman orientation appearance.

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Lupe Valdez, the Democratic hopeful for Texas governor, cannot account for her firearm issued when she was Dallas County Sheriff.

Police said 45-year-old Cassandra Cline was killed when an 8-foot-long alligator pulled her into a lagoon on Hilton Head Island.

Trendy drinks claim to help weight loss, reduce bloat, boost energy and strengthen the immune system.

"Dad, what if the car blows up?" Justin Bilton asked his father. "We're dead," his father replied.

In their free time, American adolescents are cradling their devices hours each day rather than losing themselves in print or long-form media, according to new research.

How secure do teachers feel at school in this day and age, and how has it affected the way they do their jobs and think about their profession? If you are a teacher, write in.

Competing federal lawsuits could send the program, which protects hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation, to the Supreme Court.

As smaller airliners become capable of flying much farther, two mega planes are broken up to be sold for parts.

The demand for planes to fight historic wildfires far outstrips supply, even as some officials question the cost and effectiveness of airborne counterattacks.

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The Vatican referred to this as “the summer from hell for the Catholic Church.” In the pews Sunday, many struggled to cope.

Half a century after Nixon's secret list was revealed during the Watergate hearings, Trump is threatening to pull the security clearances of those who have criticized him or played a role in the Russia investigation.

Prosecutors said Shafeeq Sheikh exploited his authority and took advantage of a sedated patient. Defense attorneys said the sex was consensual.

“They put the well-being and safety of the mother and baby at risk," her legal representative said.

Santiago Borja publishes “Pictures by #TheStormPilot.”

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