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Taliban announces new leader

The Afghan Taliban's new leader is an educated and well-respected member of the organization who could prove easier to negotiate a peace settlement with, a founding member of the group tells CNN.

Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada, named the new Afghan T...

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Obama: 'Things are going to be OK' after 2016

President Obama told an audience of young Vietnamese leaders that Americans usually "correct course" after making mistakes, referring to the divisive 2016 presidential race.

"One of the great things about the United States is that even when it makes m...

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Trump to give $1 million to Marine charity, other discrepancies found

Donald Trump says he's fed up with reporters questioning how much money he's donated to veterans groups.

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Donald Trump wins Washington GOP primary

Donald Trump moved closer to clinching the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday by winning the Washington primary.

Trump became the presumptive nominee earlier this month with a decisive win in Indiana that forced his remaining rivals out of the...

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Trump protesters riot in New Mexico

Protesters lit fires, smashed a door and threw rocks outside a Donald Trump rally Tuesday night in New Mexico -- the latest scuffle to follow the presumptive Republican nominee's campaign.

The scene outside Albuquerque's convention center was chaotic...

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The Bill Cosby trial: How we got here

Much has been said and written about the sex scandal that has torpedoed Bill Cosby's legacy -- so much so that it can be difficult to recall how he reached the point of facing trial on three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault.

Here's a look ...

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Trump on the defensive over housing market history

Donald Trump on Tuesday defended comments he made two years before the housing market crashed -- in which he said he hoped the real estate market would collapse -- insisting he was simply a businessman eyeing an opportunity.

Trump's response to the co...

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Kenneth Starr praises Bill Clinton despite Trump's accusations

As Donald Trump is dredging up Bill Clinton's past to use against his wife, the man who served as the chief antagonist of Clinton in the '90s has nothing but praise for the man he investigated.

Kenneth Starr served as the independent counsel who scrut...

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'Little House on the Prairie' star ends bid for Congress

Melissa Gilbert, who starred in the "Little House on the Prairie" television show, is ending her campaign for Congress.

Set to challenge Republican Rep. Mike Bishop for in the 8th District, a seat Michigan Democrats hoped to target, the 52-year-old a...

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Dems worry DNC chair 'too toxic' after Sanders blast

Democratic senators are discussing whether Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz should be removed as the head of the party because she has become "too toxic" in the ongoing Democratic civil war.

"There is a lot of sentimen...

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Protesters, supporters clash at Trump events

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As Donald Trump has emerged as the front-runner of the Republican presidential candidates, increasingly violent protests and demonstrations have plagued his campaign events across the country.

Cosby sex scandal timeline


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A Pennsylvania judge ruled Tuesday, May 24, there is enough evidence, for Bill Cosby to go to trial for a 2004 case. Cosby goes to trial for felony indecent assault charges and faces up to 10 years in prison. Check out a timeline of rape and other sexual misconduct accusations made against the…

Officers charged in Freddie Gray case

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Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero was found not guilty of all charges Monday, May 23, in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, Judge Barry Williams ruled after a bench trial. Nero is one of six officers tried in connection in the case and the second to be tried. Here is a closer look at…

EgyptAir: Wreckage imagery released

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Egypt's military released Saturday what it said are images of wreckage and personal belongings found in the search for EgyptAir Flight 804, which crashed in the Mediterranean Sea with 66 people aboard.



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