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Trial to Begin for Charleston Church Shooting Suspect

Dylann Roof is accused of killing nine black parishioners during a Bible study at Emanuel AME Church last year. He faces the death penalty.
2h ago

What We Know About the Oakland Warehouse Fire

Some of the 36 victims texted "I'm going to die" and "I love you" to relatives, officials say. A refrigerator in the warehouse, known as the "Ghost Ship," is considered a possible origin of the fire.
Dec 7

Mike Flynn's Son Forced out of Trump Transition Amid Fake News Story

Michael Flynn Jr. was accused of pushing the "Pizzagate" conspiracy theory in a flood of tweets the last few days. The decision came from the president-elect himself, said two transition officials.
Dec 6

Families Return to Aleppo Years After Leaving

Roughly 11 million Syrians left their homes amid the civil war, creating one of the worst refugee crisis in modern history.
3h ago

High Court Sides With Samsung in Patent Dispute With Apple

Apple had previously won a $399 million judgment against Samsung for infringing parts of the iPhone's patented design, but the case now returns to a lower court.
Dec 6