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Indian government inspectors have been out in force, combing the subcontinent's countryside — on the hunt for toilets, or rather the lack of them.
The series, which elevated basic-cable drama and started a retro fashion trend when it premiered in 2007, begins its final run of episodes on Sunday.
Buildings and landmarks across the world were bathed in blue light as part of the annual autism awareness campaign.
The Israeli Prime Minister said the framework agreement over Iran's nuclear program wouldn't block the path to a bomb "It would pave it."
Raymond Frolander will have to register as a sex offender for life and wear a GPS device pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of molestation.
A federal judge on Thursday ordered California's corrections department to provide a transgender inmate with sex change surgery.
Al Shabab grew out of a rift among Somali Islamists to become one of the most feared terror groups in the world.
Pascal Tessier, 18, is an Eagle Scout and has been a vocal advocate of opening the organization to gay scouts and leaders.
Germanwings crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz researched suicide methods on his tablet computer, prosecutors said Thursday.
The father of Chris Kyle, the Navy SEAL who inspired "American Sniper," says it was gut-wrenching watching the trial of the man who killed his son.
Indiana's governor signed a bill to clarify its law after critics assailed it, and Arkansas passed a bill that was revised over discrimination fears.
One of the longest serving Alabama death row inmates will walk free on Friday after a judge dismissed the capital murder charges against him.
Maryland 's first female Episcopal bishop, charged in the December fatal hit-and-run of a cyclist, pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges Thursday.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey pleaded not guilty to federal corruption charges in Newark court Thursday, a day after he was indicted.
A drug-resistant form of a bug that causes traveler's diarrhea is causing outbreaks in the United States - and it's got federal officials worried.
Rapper Vanilla Ice accepted a plea deal Thursday allowing him to avoid prosecution in the break-in and burglary of a Florida home.
The scheme is small in comparison with more recent widespread online fraud schemes but represents a new level of sophistication.