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The presidential campaign: Chris Christie

12/17/15 03:03PM

This has been a bumpy campaign season for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who many critics initially wrote off as a serious presidential contender in the aftermath of the 2013 scandal known as “Bridgegate.” read more

The presidential campaign: Jeb Bush

12/14/15 02:27PM

At the start of the Republican presidential primary race, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was widely viewed as the establishment candidate to beat. He had the largest fundraising war chest, polled well against his potential Democratic opponents and appeared to have the most polished resume in the crowded 2016 field. read more

New recruit People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers stand in formation during a training session in cold winter temperatures at a military base in Heihe

This Week in Pictures: Nov. 28- Dec. 4

12/04/15 10:48AM

Two mass shootings in less than a week rocked the United States and world leaders gathered in Paris to discuss climate change. All that and more in photos. read more

Flaring near the Blue Buttes, Jan. 2015. (Photo by Sarah Christianson)

When the landscape is quiet again: North Dakota’s oil boom

12/01/15 01:07PM

World leaders have gathered in Paris for the United Nations climate change conference, where they are expected to produce a landmark agreement on limiting rising global temperatures. From Nov. 30 to Dec. 11, more than 100 leaders will resume talks that have failed for years. read more

This Week in Pictures: Nov. 21-27

11/27/15 12:16PM

Tensions ran high this week as Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet and protesters flooded the streets in Chicago. See all that and more in photos. read more

This Week in Pictures: Nov. 14-20

11/20/15 11:24AM

The world reeled from deadly attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people last week. In the wake of the coordinated attacks, French President Francois Hollande declared a state of emergency and police conducted a late-night raid in a Parisian suburb, killing one of the sought-after suspects. A woman detonated a suicide vest, killing herself... read more

French police stand in front of the door of the Eglise Neuve church as they secure the area during an operation in Saint-Denis, near Paris, on Nov. 18, 2015. (Photo by Jacky Naegelen/Reuters)

PHOTOS: Paris suburb raid leaves 2 dead

11/18/15 09:50AM

A woman blew herself up as elite French police raided an apartment while hunting high-level terrorism suspects wanted over last week's Paris attacks, officials said. ... read more

People observe a minute of silence at the Trocadero in front of the Eiffel Tower to pay tribute to the victims of the series of deadly attacks on Friday in Paris, France, Nov. 16, 2015. (Photo by Philippe Wojazer/Reuters)

Paris mourns after deadly attacks

11/14/15 04:08PM

Paris mourns the deaths of more then 120 people on Saturday, following a coordinated series of terrorist attacks on Friday night. read more

People hug on the street near the Bataclan concert hall following fatal attacks in Paris, France, Nov. 14, 2015. (Photo Christian Hartmann/Reuters)

Deadly attacks rock numerous sites in Paris

11/13/15 07:35PM

A series of attacks rocked Paris on Friday evening local time, killing dozens and prompting the country to declare a state of emergency and close its borders, according to NBC News. read more

Nationwide 24 hours strike in Athens

This Week in Pictures: Nov. 7-13

11/13/15 12:07PM

From natural disasters in Brazil and a bombing in Beirut to a historic election in Myanmar, this is what the world looked like this week. read more