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While the US said this week it would shoot down any North Korean missile that posed a threat, don't expect to see Pyongyang's next launch blasted out of the sky.
President-elect Donald Trump has tapped David Shulkin to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, he announced Wednesday.
Actor Joseph Fiennes was cast to play late superstar Michael Jackson in a British made-for-TV movie and some Jackson fans are dismayed that a white actor would be cast to play the African-American singer.
Eight years ago, Barack Obama inspired Americans to embrace political change with the mantra "yes we can." He bade them farewell Tuesday after a historic, tumultuous presidency with the words "yes we did."
A young girl and her stuffed animal, Rufus, are brought back together after being separated in the chaos of the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting.
President-elect Donald Trump insisted at a news conference Wednesday that Americans "don't care at all" about his unreleased tax returns.
Drug stocks tanked after President-elect Donald Trump, in his first press conference since the election, complained about big price increases and put the industry on notice.
A newly-discovered species of gibbon should be named in honor of Luke Skywalker, say the Star Wars-loving scientists who found it.
Incoming White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer strongly condemned a report that alleges Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about President-elect Donald Trump.
Police officers feel their jobs are now tougher and tensions have been heightened by high-profile fatal encounters between law enforcement and African Americans, a new survey has found.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, had a pacemaker installed on Tuesday, causing her to miss the second day of confirmation hearings for Sen. Jeff Sessions.
In a derelict warehouse behind Belgrade's main coach station, up to 2,000 migrants are trying to survive the freezing Serbian winter in a crumbling building with broken windows, heating, or warm water.