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National & World Police chokehold said to cause NYC man's death (New) Police chokehold said to cause NYC man's death
The New York City medical examiner ruled Friday that a police officer's chokehold caused the death of a man whose videotaped arrest and final pleas of "I can't breathe!" sparked outrage and led to the announcement of a complete overhaul of use-of-force training for the nation's largest police force.
National & World 2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help 2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help
Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms.
National & World Investigators finally reach Ukraine jet crash site Investigators finally reach Ukraine jet crash site
As fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday managed to reach the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time since it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
National & World Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnel network Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnel network (Photo Gallery)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory.
National & World Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead
A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.
National & World Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout
Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in testimony released Wednesday.
National & World Israeli strikes hit UN school, Gaza shopping area Israeli strikes hit UN school, Gaza shopping area (Photo Gallery)
Israeli strikes hit a crowded shopping area in Gaza City, hours after tank shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with war refugees Wednesday in the deadliest of a series of air and artillery attacks that push the Palestinian death toll above 1,300.
National & World Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near plane crash site Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near plane crash site
International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area near the zone had been mined by pro-Russian separatists who control it.