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Afghan peace talks open in Doha, 19 years after 9/11 triggered war

The 19-year conflict is also the United States' longest overseas military action, vexing three successive presidents.

By REUTERS
12/09/2020
Judge says Saudi official must testify in suit related to Sept. 11 attacks

US Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn's decision was made public on Thursday in Manhattan federal court.

By REUTERS
11/09/2020
Judge hears arguments in George Floyd case, protesters chant 'BLM' outside

The death of Floyd, who was Black, sparked worldwide protests against racism.

By REUTERS
11/09/2020
University professor who faked an Afro-Latina identity resigns

“We hope that with this update our community can begin to heal and move forward.”

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
11/09/2020
This map shows the 20 congressional districts with the most Jews

The district with the most Jews in the country is also the site of Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s Florida estate.

By BEN SALES/JTA
11/09/2020
Scores of wildfires scorch US West Coast, killing at least nine

In the past 48 hours, three people died from a lightning-sparked fire in northern California, while three were reported dead in Oregon and a 1-year-old boy died in Washington state, police reported.

By REUTERS
11/09/2020
Pompeo: 'Substantial chance' Russian officials behind Navalny poisoning

Pompeo said the United States was evaluating how it would respond.

By REUTERS
10/09/2020
US intel official told to halt Russian 2020 election meddling threat assessments

US officials say Russia, China and Iran have been working to influence the 2020 election between Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

By REUTERS
10/09/2020
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