Obama Urges Leaders to Act With U.S. on Climate Change

The largest gathering of world leaders in history on Monday began a multinational effort toward forging what many called the planet’s last, best hope to stave off the worst consequences of climate change.

Black pastors press Trump on tone during closed-door meeting

Trump meets with black pastors at 'amazing meeting,' but says no change in tone forthcoming

Putin, Obama discuss Syria as Paris hosts anti-terror allies

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama held talks in Paris on Syria as world leaders took the opportunity of a United Nations climate summit to discuss the conflict that's become the global epicenter of Islamic State terrorism...

Two Jewish Teenagers Found Guilty of Murdering Palestinian, 16

Two Jewish teenagers were found guilty of murder by an Israeli court on Monday for their role in the kidnapping and killing of Muhammad Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian 16-year-old who was bludgeoned and burned to death in a Jerusalem forest in July 2014.


'12 Days of Christmas' items top $34K, up 0.6 percent

Lords a-leaping: '12 Days of Christmas' items cost $34K, a 0.6 percent increase over last year

Cop in Laquan McDonald’s shooting freed from jail on $150,000 bond

Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke walked out of Cook County Jail surrounded by supporters Monday night as he pushed through a media throng after his father posted a $150,000 cashier’s bond.

First trial in death of Freddie Gray begins in a city still on edge

Shortly after the first trial in the death of Freddie Gray got underway on Monday, a judge asked more than 70 potential jurors several questions: How many had not heard of the case? About the curfew that followed? The city's settlement with Gray's...

Emails give behind-the-scenes glimpse of Clinton

The portrait of Hillary Clinton that emerges from her tens of thousands of recently released emails — including more released Monday — is different from what people see on TV. More than her stump speeches and campaign events, her...



Not just building ships at Mystic Seaport

The seaport will have one of the largest museum exhibit halls in New England.


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Despite runaway blimp, lawmakers stand behind troubled missile defense system

The Pentagon’s glitch-prone, $2.7 billion system of radar-equipped blimps — designed to safeguard the nation’s capital against cruise missiles and other airborne threats — has long been a source of frustration to military...

High stakes for Baltimore as Freddie Gray trials begin

'The future of the city is at stake' as Baltimore readies for 1st trial in Freddie Gray death