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Kim Dong Chul, center, a U.S. citizen detained in North Korea, is escorted to his trial Friday, April 29, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. A North Korean court has sentenced an ethnic Korean U.S. citizen to 10 years in prison for what it called acts of espionage. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)
Kim Kwang Hyon—AP

North Korea Jails U.S. Citizen

North Korea sentenced Kim Dong Chul, a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage, to 10 years in prison with hard labor after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year

Bernie Sanders

Sanders' Convention Strategy

Now all-but eliminated from winning the Democratic nomination, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and his advisers are drawing up plans for a fight over the party's platform and rules at the July convention, hoping to inscribe his ideas into the party's DNA

Joao Santana, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's campaign chief and his wife Monica Moura, leave the Institute of Forensic Science in Curitiba

Brazilian President's Campaign Strategist Arrested

Authorities in Brazil arrested President Dilma Rousseff's campaign strategist on Thursday, after corruption charges were leveled at him by prosecutors. João Santana is accused of helping divert funds from the government-run oil company Petrobras

Prince Death

Investigators Exploring If Prince Died From Overdose

An unnamed law enforcement official says that investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, according to a new report

Police in riot gear form a line to break up a group of protesters outside Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign rally in Costa Mesa

Protesters Clash Outside Trump Rally

Protesters outside a Donald Trump rally in California blocked traffic in the streets surrounding the event and in one case a crowd smashed a police car. Several hundred people flooded streets near the Trump event in Costa Mesa, south of L.A.

Members of self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic forces are seen at Donetsk airport

U.N. Says 9,333 Killed Since Ukraine Conflict Began

Nearly 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 injured since the Ukraine conflict began in April 2014, a top U.N. official said. Fighting has escalated in recent weeks to levels not seen since August 2014, he said

Senator Ted Cruz in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 30, 2014.

John Boehner Calls Ted Cruz 'Lucifer in the Flesh'

Former House Speaker John Boehner called Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh," a reflection of just how much the Cruz is disliked by many of his colleagues on Capitol Hill. The candidate hit back, saying Boehner's comments were proof Cruz is a Washington outsider

Carl Icahn

Carl Icahn Bails on Apple

Billionaire investor and previously prominent Apple shareholder Carl Icahn said he no longer holds stock in the iPhone maker, blaming China's antagonistic position toward the company for his exit from the stock

The Georgia Arch, University of Georgia

Campus Carry Divides Georgia as Governor Weighs Decision

As the deadline approaches for Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, a Republican, to decide whether to sign or veto the state's controversial campus carry bill, the measure's supporters and opponents are speaking out about its potential impact

Russian airstrikes target hospital in Aleppo

Airstrikes in Syria Kill More Than 60

A wave of airstrikes and shelling killed more than 60 people in less than 24 hours in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo. At least 27 people died at a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders and the International Committee for the Red Cross was hit

Close up of metal handcuffs

3 Connected to San Bernardino Shooter Arrested

Federal prosecutors say three people connected to one of the San Bernardino shooters have been arrested in a marriage fraud conspiracy. Those among the arrested are the brother and sister-in-law of shooter Syed Rizwan Farook