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KKK rally leads to clashes at South Carolina capitol

07/19/15 08:21AM

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A sea of Confederate flags held by screaming Ku Klux Klan members fluttered in front of the South Carolina Statehouse Saturday, just as a counter rally featuring African flags on the other side of the Capitol wrapped up. ... read more

Greece in crisis mode

04/28/15 08:25AM

Greece and the euro zone face a week of political and financial uncertainty after the Greek Prime Minister’s shock announcement of a referendum on the country’s creditors’ proposals to resolve its debt. read more

This Week in Pictures: July 25-31

07/31/15 12:41PM

Wildfires continued to scorch large swaths of land not only in the U.S., but in parts of Europe as well, as a lack of snowfall this past winter and continued drought throughout the summer have a created a dangerous climate for fires. read more

First days following Castro's arrival in Havana in January 1959, Cuba. (Photo by Bob Henriques/Magnum)

Remembering the Cuban Revolution

07/24/15 01:26PM

Sixty-two years ago on July 26, 1953, Fidel Castro united a rebel force with systematized plans to overthrow the Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista. Castro, then a young lawyer and activist, had joined the highest ranks of the reformist Cuban People’s Party and was slated for candidacy as the party’s delegate in the House of Representatives. He... read more

Bill Lettmkuhl kneels by a makeshift memorial in front of near the Armed Forces Career Center on Friday, July 17, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tenn. (Photo by Mark Zaleski/AP)

Terror in Chattanooga

07/16/15 11:46PM

A gunman unleashed a barrage of gunfire at two military centers in Chattanooga Thursday, killing four Marines, injuring a police officer and a Marine recruiter, and critically injuring a Navy sailor, authorities said. ... read more

San Fermin Running of the Bulls 2015 - Day 1

This Week in Pictures: July 4-10

07/10/15 10:05AM

The week ended on an historic note, as South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill into law that enabled the removal of the Confederate flag from the State House grounds on Friday. New Yorkers prepared to celebrate the U.S. women's national soccer team, which won the World Cup on Sunday, with a ticker tape parade. read more

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US celebrates Women's World Cup victory with kisses and confetti

07/06/15 11:10AM

Under a thick haze and the smell of smoke from a blazing forest in the distance, Carli Lloyd caught fire on Sunday at BC Place. Lloyd scored a hat trick in the first 16 minutes of the Women’s World Cup final to lift the United States past Japan, 5-2 and deliver a record third World Cup title. Lloyd scored her third goal from midfield, driving... read more