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ISIS has destroyed all five bridges crossing the Tigris River in Mosul, an attempt to slow the advance of Iraqi troops toward the western side of the city, according to Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Rasheed Yarallah, the commander of Iraqi Forces in Nineveh province.
Thanks to the powerful storms that have drenched Northern California, 42% of the state is no longer in a drought.
Chicago police engage in a pattern of excessive force, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch says, citing a 13-month Department of Justice investigation.
A vegan woman has twice had her application for Swiss citizenship rejected because annoyed locals object to her "loud" opinions about animal rights.
President-elect Donald Trump went nose-to-nose Wednesday with a press corps itching to cross-examine him after more than five months at arm's length, while his top nominees faced off with senators during a strategic crush of confirmation hearings.
Laura Vianelo remembers the stories of young Cuban migrants who "threw themselves at the sea," only to die in a desperate attempt to set foot on American soil.
When smokers walk by a certain billboard in Stockholm, something strange happens: The billboard coughs at them.
A new commemorative coin from the U.S. Mint and Treasury features a fresh depiction of Lady Liberty. With a crown of stars in her hair and a toga-like dress, she's as patriotic as ever. She's also, for the first time on an officially minted coin, portrayed as a black woman.
The San Diego Chargers are moving up the coast to Los Angeles next season, but it looks like the lightning bolt that's been on players' helmets since 1960 isn't going with them.
An audience member at CNN's town hall with House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama saved his life through the Affordable Care Act.
Why do we fear today above all other Fridays? On any other Friday, we hear the gleeful exclamation of "TGIF." The work week is almost over, and playtime is about to begin.
The release of a trailer with Joseph Fiennes cast as Michael Jackson in a British TV production has reignited a year-long controversy.
It's the most coveted legal post in Washington, but few people outside of the Beltway know it even exists.
It has been 15 years since the discovery of graphene, an ultra-thin sheet of carbon that is thought to be the strongest material on the planet.
Environmental regulators accused automaker Fiat Chrysler of installing software on 100,000 diesel-powered cars and trucks in order to cheat emissions tests.
She has had more than her share of setbacks, but Lindsey Vonn's fierce determination has driven her back into the World Cup starting gate this week.