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Turkey to deport IS suspect stuck at Greek border…

Turkey's state-run news agency says a U.S. national and suspected Islamic State group member, who has spent three days in a no man's land between Turkey and Greece after Ankara tried to deport him, will be repatriated to the United States

​Former U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Marie…

The career diplomat has testified about a "concerted campaign" to get her fired and said some of the president's comments made her feel "threatened."

3 Castaway Cows Survived Being Swept Away by…

Three cows swept away from North Carolina's Cedar Island by Hurricane Dorian in early September were presumed dead, along with dozens of wild horses. But they had actually built new lives as castaways in the Outer Banks, the BBC reports. Authorities believe that after they were swept away by a...

1 dead, 6 hospitalized in Florida multicar crash

Authorities in Florida say one person has died and six more were hospitalized after a fiery 8-car crash shut down part of Interstate 75 near Tampa on Wednesday night. (Nov. 14)

The Latest: UK won’t name new EU commissioner

With election campaigning in full swing, Britain has informed its European Union partners that it will not name a new commissioner to the EU’s executive arm despite an obligation to do so

San Francisco Has a Reminder of Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg has left the US, but she hasn't left the building. In a mural 60 feet high and 30 feet wide on the side of the Native Sons Building near Union Square, the Swedish climate change activist now keeps an eye on San Francisco. The mural was unveiled Tuesday...

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Cirque du Soleil founder tangled in Tahiti…

Authorities in French Polynesia have handed preliminary drug charges to the founder of world-renowned circus Cirque du Soleil

Warren on impeachment inquiry: 'Let's do it'

Democratic Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren says President Trump has shown he would break the law repeatedly, and impeachment proceedings should have begun months ago. Senator Warren also downplayed Mike Bloomberg's possible candidacy. (Nov. 14)

Drug-Resistant Germ Threat Is Worsening, Puzzling…

Drug-resistant germs have long been known to be a serious health threat, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says the problem is worse, and more baffling, than previously thought. Someone in the US contracts an antibiotic-resistant infection every 11 seconds, the Washington Post reports, and someone dies...

Schools closed in New Delhi as air quality dips…

Schools in India’s capital have been shut for Thursday and Friday after air quality plunged to a severe category for the third consecutive day, enveloping New Delhi in a thick gray haze of noxious air.

Trump And Erdogan Hold Joint Press Conference At…

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited the White House roughly a month after the U.S. withdrew from northern Syria and Turkey swept in.

Another President Faces Impeachment, Over Another…

University of Florida student body president Michael C. Murphy invited Donald Trump Jr. to make what proved to be a controversial speech on campus last month, and now Murphy is facing his own impeachment inquiry over the matter. The Tampa Bay Times notes the parallels between Murphy's impeachment battle and...

Kentucky Governor won't say if he'll concede

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin says a statewide vote double-checking is unlikely to change election day results, which show him trailing Democrat Andy Beshear by more than 5,000 votes. However, he wouldn't say if he would concede. (Nov. 14)

Powerful hard-liner: Iran should stop honoring…

Iranian official on Guardian Council says Iran should stop abiding by all terms of 2015 nuclear deal

Trump Says He Knows 'Nothing' About Overheard…

The moment has arrived: The public phase of the House impeachment inquiry of President Trump began on Capitol Hill Wednesday. Democrat Adam Schiff declared at the start of the hearing that the "future of the presidency itself" is at stake, while Republican Devin Nunes called the hearings a "carefully orchestrated...

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German economy avoids recession in 3Q, but…

The German economy returned to modest growth in the July-September period, averting a widely-feared recession

Country music stars hit CMA red carpet

From animal prints to glam and glitz, country music stars took over the CMA Awards red carpet. (Nov. 13)

A Staggering Number of People Signed Up for…

Disney+ says it hit more than 10 million sign-ups on its first day of launch, far exceeding expectations, the AP reports. Disney’s mix of Marvel and Star Wars movies and shows, classic animated films and new series appears to be a hit out of the gate after its launch on...

Global markets lower amid uncertainty about…

Global markets mixed amid doubts about U.S.-China trade; Fed chairman says benchmark rate likely to remain unchanged

Reports: Former Massachusetts Governor Plans To…

Multiple outlets report Deval Patrick told friends and snior Democrats he plans to run, despite missing primary filing deadlines in two states.

Meeting With Erdogan, Trump Rails About…

President Trump met with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan Wednesday, and took time during their Oval Office meeting to slam another big event going on in DC simultaneously: the first day of public impeachment hearings . "I’m too busy to watch it. It’s a witch hunt, it’s a hoax, I’m...

Today in History for November 14th

Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany bombs English town of Coventry during World War II; 'Moby-Dick' published; Nellie Bly begins globe-trotting trek; Leonard Bernstein makes conducting debut; Composer Aaron Copland born. (Nov. 14)

California crisis of fires, blackouts decades in…

California’s Pacific Gas & Electric is faced regularly with a no-win choice between risking the start of a deadly wildfire or immiserating millions of paying customers by shutting of the power

Brexit Chaos Had an Impact on Tesla

One consequence of Brexit: Tesla has chosen Berlin as the site of its first European factory. The UK was under consideration, but "Brexit made it too risky to put a Gigafactory in the UK," CEO Elon Musk told industry website Auto Express after making the announcement Tuesday night. Reuters reports...

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The Latest: New barrage of Gaza rockets fired…

The Latest: Barrage of rockets fired from Gaza into Israel hours after sides agree to cease-fire, setting off sirens

Evidence hearing begins in Iowa student's death

An evidence hearing has begun ahead of the murder trial for a man charged in the 2018 death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts. (Nov. 13)

Airport Smuggler Used a Body Double for a Cat

A Russian cat owner is out hundreds of thousands of air miles—the price for smuggling his fat feline aboard a flight in an elaborate scheme using a body double. Mikhail Galin might have gotten away with the ruse had he not bragged about it after the fact on Facebook,...