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The President will unveil a series of executive actions aimed at improving access to mental health treatment for former service members.
Nearly two out of three Americans say governments should not pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages.
Family and supporters celebrated the life of the black teen slain by a white officer in a funeral ringing with calls for peace and police reforms.
Republicans want more aggressive U.S. action to defeat Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.
Mourners remembered Michael Brown with words of goodwill and joy rather than the violence and outrage that has followed his killing.
The S&P 500 rose to a new record on Monday.
A female soldier shot and wounded herself at Fort Lee, Virginia, sparking a lockdown of the U.S. Army installation.
Burger King is in talks to acquire the Canadian coffee chain in a deal that would create a fast food powerhouse.
Rambunctious panda bear cub Bao Bao celebrated a rare first birthday at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington.
Presidents can run into trouble when their playtime is perceived as detached from the concerns of Americans.
An earthquake rocked wine country north of San Francisco, injuring more than 100 people around the picturesque town of Napa.
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National Guard troops are preparing to leave following two straight nights of relative calm after more than a week of racially-charged protests.
The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.
The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the U.S., military leaders say.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan expects his Republican Party to avoid government shutdown this year.
Two Americans who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola have been cleared of the virus.
Tensions have eased after sometimes violent protests were staged nightly since police killed an unarmed black teenager.
The almanac predicts a "super-cold" winter in two-thirds of the country.
Earlier this summer the military attempted to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria.