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Law enforcement personnel investigate the scene where the Texas bombing suspect blew himself up on the side of a highway north of Austin in Round Rock

Austin Bombing Suspect Left Behind a 'Confession'

Police have uncovered a 25-minute recorded "confession" from Austin bombing suspect Mark Anthony Conditt, in which he described the deadly explosive devices that have been detonated across the city since March 2

Democratic U.S. House Of Representatives Candidate Conor Lamb Attends Rally For Union Workers

Rick Saccone Concedes Pennsylvania Special Election

Republican Rick Saccone conceded defeat to Democrat Conor Lamb on Wednesday night in a closely watched special election in Pennsylvania, more than a week after the end of a remarkable race that has shaken GOP confidence

Piles of snow along the streets of Boston.

Spring Nor’easter Dumps Snow on the East Coast

Winter Storm Toby, the fourth Nor'easter in less than three weeks, is walloping the storm-ravaged East Coast with a fresh blanket of snow just in time for the start of spring. It was expected to bring more than a foot of snow to certain cities

Broken scales.

New Weight Loss Procedure Freezes Hunger Signals

Doctors have shown that freezing the nerve that carries hunger signals to the brain may be able to lower a person's appetite and help them lose weight. In a small new study, everyone lost weight and felt less hungry


Russia Helped Venezuela Launch a Cryptocurrency

A TIME investigation finds Moscow’s fingerprints all over the petro, the world’s first state-backed digital currency. The petro was in fact a collaboration, whose aim was to erode the power of U.S. sanctions

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Stormy Daniels Passed Polygraph Test on Trump Affair

Stormy Daniels passed a lie detector test that focused on her alleged sexual encounter with President Donald Trump in July 2006. The lie detector test focused on three “relevant” questions about Daniels' alleged encounter

G-100 Dream Concert

South Korean K-Pop Stars to Perform in Pyongyang

After North Korea sent a musical delegation to the Winter Olympics, Seoul plans to respond in kind. Around 160 musicians, including K-pop stars, will visit Pyongyang. They'll be the first performers to head north on the peninsula since 2005

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin

Trump Wants to Discuss Arms Race With Putin

President Donald Trump said he expects to meet soon with Russian President Putin, after calling to congratulate him on his re-election. Trump said he'll meet Putin soon "to discuss the arms race, which is getting out of control”

Maryland School Shooting, Washington, USA - 20 Mar 2018

Maryland School Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Wounded

An armed school resource officer confronted and exchanged gunfire with a school shooter Tuesday morning after the student wounded two classmates at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland, police say. The gunman is dead


Israel Confirms It Struck a Syrian Nuclear Site in 2007

The Israeli military confirmed it carried out the 2007 airstrike in Syria that destroyed what was believed to be a nuclear reactor, lifting the veil of secrecy over one of its most daring and mysterious operations in recent memory