President Obama hailed Shimon Peres at his funeral for understanding that the Palestinians must be seen as equal in dignity to Jews and equal in self-determination and that the Zionist idea would be protected when Palestinians have a state of their own
After Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump during Monday's debate of saying sexist things about former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, Trump has now responded by urging supporters to watch Machado's alleged sex tape
Federal investigators are trying to determine what happened before a commuter train barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more than 100 other people
Europe's comet-chasing space probe Rosetta performed its final task, dipping out of orbit for a slow-motion crash onto the icy surface of the alien world it has been following for more than a decade
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control advised pregnant women to avoid nonessential travel to Southeast Asia and the Maldives due to the potential risk of Zika infection, which can cause severe birth defects. Eleven countries were singled out in the advisory
Syrian government forces continued their push into rebel-held districts of Aleppo as international officials issued dire warnings of an ongoing humanitarian disaster. The U.N. said that eastern Aleppo had descended into the "merciless abyss of humanitarian catastrophe"
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that requires public single-occupancy bathrooms in the state to be gender neutral, or as the bill puts it, available for all genders. The new law is aimed at making sure public spaces are inclusive for the LGBTQ community
U.S. intelligence and law-enforcement agencies have seen mounting evidence of an active Russian-influenced operation targeting the 2016 presidential election. It is unlikely the Russians could sway the vote but they could sow disruption and instability
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the U.S. will "sharpen our military edge" in Asia and the Pacific in order to remain a dominant power in a region feeling the effects of China's rising military might
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte invoked Nazi leader Adolf Hitler to defend his controversial "war on drugs." "Hitler massacred 3 million Jews. Now, there are 3 million drug addicts ... I'd be happy to slaughter them," he said
In some states, more than half of the votes will be cast before Election Day. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton wants as many of her supporters to bank theirs early, and her team is gaming opportunities to find and bank millions of votes
From Virginia to Florida, Ohio and North Carolina, the Democratic Party's top attorneys and strategists are working on an unprecedented countrywide effort to expand its voter base by pushing for early voting and expanded access.