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Iran nuclear facility, enriched uranium, yellowcake

CNN

Iran nuclear talks going down to the wire

International negotiators in Vienna are scrambling to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear program, with media in Tehran suggesting a comprehensive agreement by Monday's deadline is "impossible."

But a U.S. official expressed a degree of optimism about the ...

Sergei Lavrov

CNN

Russia accuses West of seeking regime change

With tensions simmering over the deadly crisis in Ukraine, Russia has accused the West of seeking regime change in Moscow, prompting renewed comparisons with the Cold War era.

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov of Russia made the comments at an event Satu...

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REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Pacquiao thumps Algieri to retain welterweight belt

Manny Pacquiao knocked Chris Algieri down six times on the way to an overwhelming points victory Sunday at the Venetian Macao's Cotai Arena in Macao, China.

Algieri had planned on using his extra reach and sharp footwork to keep him out of harm's way and tire the 35-year-old, but Pacquiao quickly dismantled ...

Earthquake

4 reported dead after earthquake hits China

A powerful earthquake struck a remote region of southwestern China, reportedly killing at least four people and causing a stampede at a primary school.

It injured more than 50 people and damaged around 25,000 houses, state media reported.

The magnitud...

Police lights file

Obama backer faces sexual abuse charges

A prominent supporter of President Barack Obama and co-founder of the Human Rights Campaign was arrested last week on charges of sodomy and sexual abuse related to what authorities said was an encounter with a juvenile male.

Terrence Bean, 66, a major...

Drone9

Department of Defense

Group: Airstrikes in Syria kill more than 900

In the two months since the United States and coalition allies first launched airstrikes against ISIS targets inside of Syria, the missions have killed more than 900 people, nearly all militants, a monitoring group said Saturday.

But 52 civilians, in...

man digging out car from Buffalo snow

Lindsay DeDario/Reuters

Buffalo's curse: Warmer temps and rain

After insane amounts of snow and bitterly cold temperatures this week, the Buffalo area begins to thaw out Saturday.

The good news: Warmer temperatures will begin to melt some 7 feet of snow across the region.

The bad news: Warmer temperatures will beg...

Fraternity row sign

sshepard / iStock

UVA suspends fraternities after rape claim

The University of Virginia is suspending all fraternities and associated parties until January 9 following a Rolling Stone magazine article that described a student's account of being gang raped and her frustration at trying to bring her alleged atta...

Ferguson protesters before grand jury decision

Ferguson waits: No decision this weekend

A steady rain dampened an already gloomy mood here Saturday afternoon as word spread that a grand jury looking into whether to indict police Officer Darren Wilson had yet to make a decision.

The grand jury, which last met on Friday, will reconvene Mo...

Earthquake

Dozens injured after strong quake hits Japan

A strong earthquake shook central Japan on Saturday night, injuring dozens of people and destroying homes in a well-known ski resort, authorities said.

Reports differed on the intensity of the quake, centered in a remote mountainous area of Nagano pre...

Chinook Helicopter In Afghanistan

Pfc. Cameron Boyd/U.S. Army

U.S. to extend combat role in Afghanistan

In a policy shift, President Barack Obama has decided to extend the combat role of U.S. forces in Afghanistan into 2015, allowing troops to keep fighting the Taliban and other militant groups that threaten American soldiers or the Afghan government, ...

Adam Lanza

NBC/Rexusa.com

Report: Chances to help Adam Lanza missed

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza was an isolated young man with deteriorating mental health and a fascination for mass violence whose problems were not ignored but misunderstood and mistreated, according to a report released Friday by a Connecticut state a...

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On this day: November 23

Guttenberg, Selleck, Danson in Three Men and a Baby

Touchstone Pictures

The first jukebox goes into service, JFK lays in repose at the White House, "Doctor Who" debuts on TV, and "Three Men and a Baby" cleans up at the box office, all on this day.

On this day: November 22

John F. Kennedy Dallas motorcade, assassination

Public domain

A notorious pirate is captured and killed, RCA Victor buys Elvis' contract from Sun Records, the nation mourns a president, The Beatles release "The White Album," and "Toy Story" premieres, all on this day.

On this day: November 21

Sylvester Stallone in Rocky

United Artists Image

Thomas Edison announces the phonograph, "Frankenstein" and "Rocky" premiere 45 years apart, Tweety Bird makes his debut, and millions tune in to find out "who shot J.R.," all on this day.

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