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Obama expected to push for Gulf missile defense

The President is expected to make a renewed push to help Gulf allies create a region-wide defense system to guard against Iranian missiles.

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U.S. aims to make Iran nuclear deal immune to Russian, Chinese veto

Washington wants to be certain that any nuclear deal between Iran and major powers includes the possibility of restoring U.N. sanctions if Tehran breaks the agreement.

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ISIS claims responsibility for Texas Mohammad cartoon attack

Federal agents for years monitored one of the two gunmen who were shot dead after opening fire with assault rifles at a heavily guarded Texas exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad.

Britain's Prince William, right, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for the media with their newborn daughter outside St. Mary's Hospital's exclusive Lindo Wing, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015. The Duchess gave birth to the Princess on Saturday morning.

Britain’s newborn princess has been named

Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

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It’s a girl! Duchess Kate Middleton gives birth, both are well, palace says

Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday.

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Vietnamese-Americans recall losses, gains since Saigon fell

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, the end of the Vietnam War, and the close of a bitter, devastating chapter in both U.S. and Vietnamese history.

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Nepalis dig through quake rubble for survivors, death toll climbs

International aid has finally begun arriving in the Himalayan nation of 28 million people, as experts warn the death toll could top 10,000.

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PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake

Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.

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Death toll climbs as Nepal scrambles to organize quake relief

Thousands began fleeing the capital Kathmandu on Monday after two days of powerful aftershocks and shortages of food and water.

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Supporters of Senate Iran bill swatting away amendments

The Senate plunges into a high-stakes debate this week over empowering Congress to review and possibly reject any nuclear deal with Iran.

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Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.

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Killing of U.S. al Qaeda media frontman seen as big blow for militants

American al Qaeda member Adam Gadahn, who faced treason charges in the U.S., was killed in a drone strike.

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American hostage held by al Qaeda inadvertently killed in U.S. operation

Warren Weinstein, held captive since 2011, was apparently killed during drone strikes on an al Qaeda compound.

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Timing of sanctions relief a major issue as Iran talks resume

After a tentative deal between Iran and the six powers was reached, different interpretations have emerged over what was agreed to.

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The history of Earth Day

First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day reminds us to go green and love our planet.

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Prosecutor: Boston bomber’s attack ‘essence of terror’

Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will decide what his punishment should be: life in prison or the death penalty.

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U.S. may talk to Iran about regional stability

The U.S. State Department says it is open to including Iran in past efforts to achieve a Syrian peace deal.

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6 Minnesota men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State

They were arrested as part of a yearlong FBI investigation into people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State.

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Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table

The parents of the youngest victim of the marathon bombing urged authorities to take the death penalty off the table.

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Iran bill could make nuclear deal harder for U.S.

A compromise allowing Congress to vote on a nuclear deal may prompt Iranian negotiators to drive a harder bargain, but does not drastically weaken President Barack Obama's ability to deliver on a final agreement.

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