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  • Iraqi soldiers enter refinery amid Islamic State attacks

    Iraqi soldiers surrounded and entered the country's biggest oil refinery Saturday, which has been besieged for days by Islamic State militants, a senior official said. The refinery at Beiji, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, has been held...
  • Bomb threat causes evacuation at Chesapeake Science Point

    Bomb threat causes evacuation at Chesapeake Science Point
    Chesapeake Science Point Public Charter School in Hanover was evacuated temporarily on Friday due to a bomb threat from a student. A student reported to a teacher that there was a bomb in his locker, said Spear Lancaster, the chairman of the...
  • Oklahoma City memorial teaches and comforts

    OKLAHOMA CITY On an April morning, the quiet in the plaza is a thing in itself. It is as real as the Reflecting Pool, where the street once ran, and the Field of Empty Chairs, where the building stood. The outdoor memorial is simple, but with more to...
  • Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing that killed 35

    Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing that killed 35
    A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country's president blamed on the Islamic State group. The accusation by...
  • 35 killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State ally

    KABUL, Afghanistan �� A group aligned with the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 34 people and the attacker in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, the first attack by the extremist movement in the...
  • At least 34 dead in Afghanistan bombing attributed to Islamic State

    A suicide bombing outside a crowded bank has left at least 34 people dead and more than 120 injured in eastern Afghanistan. If claims by the group are corroborated, Saturday’s blast could prove to be the first instance of a large, coordinated...
  • FBI's lead investigator in Oklahoma bombing describes probe

    When retired FBI Agent Danny Defenbaugh thinks about the Oklahoma City bombing, a playful image of childhood innocence cut from colored construction paper pops into his mind. Driving up to the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, he recalls, quickly...
  • A boy's loss, a man's return

    SHAWNEE, Okla. Clint Seidl recalls nearly everything about the Oklahoma City bombing: the lunch lady who told him about the explosion, the three long days he waited for his mother to come home, the man who finally told his family that she never would....
  • Iraqi officials believe Saddam's top deputy killed

    He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives. Now, officials say they believe...
  • Car bombing targets U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq

    Car bombing targets U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq
    Islamic State militants took responsibility Friday for a car bomb that exploded outside the U.S. consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil. The State Department said no U.S. personnel were killed in the Friday afternoon blast in the capital of Iraq&...
  • Saddam Hussein loyalist Izzat Ibrahim killed, Iraqi officials say

    Saddam Hussein loyalist Izzat Ibrahim killed, Iraqi officials say
    Izzat Ibrahim, a fugitive confidant of former Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein who helped spearhead a deadly insurgency against U.S. troops and later formed an alliance with Islamic State militants, was shot dead Friday by security forces, Iraqi officials...