Myanmar's president on Monday signed into law the last of four controversial bills championed by radical Buddhists but decried by rights groups as aimed at discriminating against the country's Muslim minority.

Hiroshima 70th Anniversary: The Bombings Explained
  • Fri, August 07, 2015

On August 6th 2015, it is 70-years since the USA dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima - killing at least 140,000 people in the Japanese city.

Security Expert Gives Tips On Theater Safety
  • Thu, August 06, 2015

Following another theater shooting, a security expert advises on how to stay safe while at the movie theater. Erica Nochlin reports.

'Hannity' Focus Group Has Advice for Trump
  • Thu, August 06, 2015

On "Hannity" last night Frank Luntz spoke to a focus group of New Hampshire Republican voters and got participants' advice for Donald Trump heading into Thursday's Fox News debate.

Google Knows Which 2016 Candidates You’re Looking For
  • Thu, August 06, 2015

Using Googles autocomplete function, Bloomberg Politics did some old-fashioned search engine investigative journalism to find out who people are searching for the most online.

Federal Oversight, Reform Coming To LA County Jails
  • Thu, August 06, 2015

Federal prosecutors and Los Angeles County on Wednesday announced a settlement to resolve two federal civil rights investigations into conditions in the county jail system. Dave Lopez reports.

U.S. Republican Presidential Candidates Prepare for Debate
  • Thu, August 06, 2015

Ten Republicans hoping to become the next U.S. president prepare to face off in the first debate ahead of the 2016 election. Diane Hodges reports.

Obama Doesn't Rule Out War if Iran Deal Fails
  • Thu, August 06, 2015

President Obama didn't rule out the possibility of military strikes if Iran deal fails.

FBI Investigating Security of Hillary Clinton’s Private Email Setup
  • Thu, August 06, 2015

Hillary Clinton's attorney is questioned by the FBI about the security of a thumb drive currently in his possession.

US Military Tests Drone Defense
  • Thu, August 06, 2015

The US held its largest counter-drone technology demonstration on Friday.

Syria FM in Tehran for Iran, Russia Talks
  • Wed, August 05, 2015

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem arrived in Tehran on Tuesday for talks with Iranian and Russian officials expected to focus on efforts to end the four-year-old war in his country.

Half of Blacks Say Police Have Treated Them Unfairly
  • Wed, August 05, 2015

A majority of blacks in the United States ? more than 3 out of 5 ? say they or a family member have personal experience with being treated unfairly by the police, and their race is the reason why.

Obama: World 'Has to Step Up' on Climate Change
  • Wed, August 05, 2015

President Obama met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the White House where the two discussed ongoing efforts in the US and abroad to tackle climate change.

GOP Candidates React to Prime-Time Debate Exclusion
  • Wed, August 05, 2015

With the final lineup set for the first Republican presidential debate, the lowest polling candidates are reacting, some angrily to being left out of the main event.

Russia Files Bid at United Nations for Claiming Territory in Arctic Ocean
  • Wed, August 05, 2015

Russia submitted a bid to the United Nations Tuesday claiming vast territories in the Arctic Ocean. The Foreign Ministry said Moscow will claim 1.2 million square kilometers -- more than 463,000 square miles -- of the Arctic sea shelf, which extends more than 350 nautical miles from the shore, CBC News reported.

Republican Candidates Are Talking About the Koch Brothers
  • Wed, August 05, 2015

Over the weekend, Charles and David Kochs Freedom Partners hosted five Republican candidates at the St. Regis Monarch Beach resort in California. Heres some of the praise the presidential hopefuls lavished on their billionaire hosts.

White House: Puerto Rico Needs Orderly Process to Restructure Liabilities
  • Wed, August 05, 2015

The Obama administration does not envision a bailout for the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, according to a White House spokesman.

5 Things To Know About First GOP Debate
  • Wed, August 05, 2015

Steve Peoples, national political reporter for The Associated Press, discusses five things to know about the first GOP presidential debate in Cleveland on Thursday.

Obama Heralds Impact Of Power Plant Regulations
  • Tue, August 04, 2015

President Barack Obama says his new power plant regulations are "the single most important step" America has ever taken in the fight against climate change.

PM: Pressure Is Growing On IS
  • Tue, August 04, 2015

David Cameron says the UK could strike at IS in Libya or Syria as he delivers his terror message on a trip to Southeast Asia.

GOP Presidential Forum Previews First Debate
  • Tue, August 04, 2015

Republican presidential candidates tackled a wide range of issues in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Monday during a crowded and pointed preview of the 2016 primary season's first full-fledged debate.

Amy Schumer Calls for Tougher Gun Laws, Tears up About Fatal Shootings at Her Film, 'Trainwreck'
  • Tue, August 04, 2015

She joined her cousin, Sen. Chuck Schumer, at a news conference Monday morning.

GOP Candidates Tackle Middle East Issues In NH
  • Tue, August 04, 2015

GOP candidates tackled the issue of the Middle East in New Hampshire on Monday night during a crowded and pointed preview of the 2016 primary season's first full-fledged debate.

Mark Halperin: It's Good For Clinton If Biden Gets In
  • Tue, August 04, 2015

Mark Halperin and John Helemann discuss a potential run for the presidency by Vice President Joe Biden on With All Due Respect.

Mexican Authorities Find Drug Tunnel Close to US Border
  • Tue, August 04, 2015

Mexican authorities have discovered a drug-smuggling tunnel in Tijuana, close to US border.

Bill To End Planned Parenthood Funding Blocked
  • Tue, August 04, 2015

The Senate has blocked a Republican effort to shut off federal funds for a national abortion provider organization.



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