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Family of father and son detained in Iran tells Trump to take 'urgent action': We're 'running out of time'
During his speech to the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump called on Iran to release all Americans being detained by the regime and its Revolutionary Guard Corps. Among those Americans held are a father and son -- Baquer and Siamak Namazi -- and their family is urging Trump to
University assailed over handling of sexual harassment case
Questions over the University of Rochester's handling of sexual misconduct accusations against a professor have sparked protests, calls for the resignation of top administrators and even a hunger strike by one student
UN says 2 Americans unjustly held in Iran part of a pattern
UN panel urges immediate release for 2 Iranian-Americans serving 10-year prison sentences on spying charges
Trial opens in Turkey against 2 hunger-striking teachers
Trial has started against two dismissed public employees who went on a hunger strike and are accused of membership in a terror organization
Palestinians release activist jailed for Facebook post
The Palestinian Authority has released a prominent activist a week after he was arrested for writing a Facebook post criticizing the government of President Mahmoud Abbas
Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell: Inside the close bond they shared
The music world lost two rock icons -- Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington -- within months of each other. Bennington's death is being investigated as "a suicide by hanging," a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's office told ABC News on Friday. A final cause of death won't be confirmed
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu wishes Muslims 'Ramadan Kareem'
The leader of the Jewish state sent Ramadan greetings to its Muslim citizens Saturday. "I wish #Ramadan Kareem to Israel 's Muslim citizens and Muslims around the world, hoping for much needed brotherhood, mutual respect & peace," tweeted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . "Ramadan Kareem"
Chris Cornell: Why his death leaves 'a massive void in the rock world'
Chris Cornell was a titan among rock stars in the '90s Seattle grunge scene, ranking alongside Nirvana ’s Kurt Cobain , Pearl Jam ’s Eddie Vedder and Alice In Chains’ Layne Staley. Cornell didn’t start out on top. The early Soundgarden records, “Ultramega OK” and particularly their 1989 major-label
Remembering Chris Cornell and his most notable songs
Chris Cornell died this morning at the age of 52. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed that the rocker took his own life in Detroit. Cornell leaves a legacy as frontman for iconic alternative bands including Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog. Cornell founded Soundgarden
Everything you need to know about Chelsea Manning
Chelsea Manning , the Army private and intelligence analyst whose release of classified information to WikiLeaks sparked worldwide controversy over transparency in the military and whistleblower protections, will be released from prison on Wednesday. The majority of her 35-year prison sentence was