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EXPLAINER: What’s at stake in the 2015 Paris attacks trial?

France is putting on trial 20 men accused in the Islamic State group's 2015 attacks on Paris that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured. The proceedings begin Wednesday in an enormous custom-designed chamber.

Slain Marine who cradled baby at Kabul airport loved her job

A woman who cradled a baby in her arms at the airport and posted on social media that she loved her job. A young husband with a child on the way. Another man who always wanted to be in the military.

Kabul airport attack kills 60 Afghans, 12 US troops

Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul's airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of an airlift for those fleeing the Taliban takeover.

Gunman who killed 4 in Vienna attack had sought to join IS

Authorities say a man who had previously tried to join the Islamic State group rampaged in Vienna armed with an automatic rifle and a fake explosive vest, fatally shooting four people before he was killed by police.

US may now keep some troops in Syria to guard oil fields

The U.S. may leave some forces in Syria to secure oil fields and make sure they don’t fall into the hands of a resurgent Islamic State, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday.

Officials: Blast at Afghan mosque kills 62 during prayers

An explosion rocked a mosque in eastern Afghanistan as dozens of people gathered for Friday prayers, causing the roof to collapse and killing 62 worshippers, provincial officials said. The attack underscored the record-high number of civilians dying in the country's 18-year war.

US says Alabama woman who joined Islamic State isn’t citizen

An Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State group in Syria won't be allowed to return to the United States with her toddler son because she is not an American citizen, the U.S. said on Wednesday. Her lawyer is challenging that claim.

Trump squabbles with Democrats before speech on unity

After two years of bitter partisanship and personal attacks, President Donald Trump will call for unity and cross-party cooperation in Washington during Tuesday's State of the Union address, a message likely to ring hollow with emboldened Democrats eager to block his push for a border wall.

2 US service members, 2 US civilians killed in Syria blast

The U.S. military says a number of service members were killed Wednesday in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria — the first instance of U.S. casualties since President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw troops from the country last month.

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At least 43 people shot, 6 fatally, in violent Chicago weekend

At least six people have been killed and 37 wounded, including a 3-year-old boy, in shootings that erupted across Chicago over the weekend, according to police.

Military training jet crashes in Texas, injuring both pilots

A military training jet crashed Sunday in a neighborhood near Fort Worth, Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes but not seriously hurting anyone on the ground, authorities said.

Police vehicle procession to Battleship NC kicks off the national police dog K-9 trials

This evening, you may have seen dozens of blue lights caravanning down Carolina Beach Road, with multiple law enforcement agencies K-9 units from across the country in town, for a chance to compete for top dog.

Stars begin arriving for ‘good time’ Emmys after bleak year

Emmy Awards host Cedric the Entertainer and the show's producers promise it will be a celebration for all. But it could be much more rewarding, even historic, for some.