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U.S. airstrikes give us hope, Syrians suffering under Assad regime say
American missiles provide "hope that there is a free world who will fight with us for our freedom and that we're not on our own," one widow told NBC News.
France convinced Trump to keep U.S. troops in Syria, Macron says
The U.S. will also announce new economic sanctions against Russia for enabling Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said.
Putin warns of global 'crisis' after U.S.-led strike on Syria
Putin says that "if such actions continue in violation of the UN Charter, this will inevitably lead to chaos in international relations."
A teen walked 4,000 miles to reach the West. He's turned to sex to survive.
"I wish I could get out of this misfortune," an ex-dentistry student who trekked across Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria and Serbia says. He now sells his body.
Why slowing ocean could bring harsher winters, rising seas
A new study in the journal Nature finds that ocean currents in the Atlantic are slowing — and that would spell trouble for the East Coast and other areas.
Britain eyes Empire 2.0 to plug Brexit trade gap
There is no sign that Britain's former colonies are rushing to rekindle old ties.
U.S.-led strike won't stop Assad, experts say
Middle East and military experts say the predawn onslaught to stop the Assad regime's chemical weapons use appears strategically like an empty gesture.
Syria airstrike: Trump declares 'mission accomplished' after chemical weapons targets hit
Pentagon officials said they have "significantly crippled" Assad's ability to deploy chemical weapons.
The world reacts to airstrikes on Syria
The world's reaction to the airstrike in Syria launched by the U.S, France, and the United Kingdom on Friday was varied.
What happened the last time President Trump hit Syria?
On Friday night, Trump repeated the claim that last year's attack "destroyed 20 percent of the Syrian air force," but that has never been verified.
Trump announces strikes on Syria in response to suspected chemical weapons attack
The president did not specify a target for the strikes, but he said the the United States would aim to hit targets "associated with the chemical weapons capabilities" of Assad's regime.
Russia says Syria chemical attack was staged by foreign rival
The U.S. has blood and urine samples from the area that have tested positive for chemical weapons, according to two American officials.
Joyous music written in Nazi concentration camps is brought to life
"Life did not end with the murder of these musicians. Life remains with the music they have written."
U.S. officials: Blood samples show nerve agent used in Syria gas attack
Two U.S. officials said they were "confident" in the intelligence, though not 100 percent sure.
The Trump-Putin standoff over Syria is serious, but World War III has been closer
Analysts say the current standoff can't be compared to the Cuban missile crisis — "the moment when the two superpowers came closest to nuclear conflict."
Netanyahu warns Iran's 'extremist regime' not to test Israel's resolve
"Our policy can be summed up in three words: aggression against aggression."
Pope apologizes to Chilean victims of sex abuse
Francis summoned all of Chile's bishops to the Vatican for an emergency meeting, and invited victims to the Holy See to beg their forgiveness.
'Get ready Russia': Trump issues warning on Syria missile strikes
A Russian diplomat earlier said American military assets would be targeted in the event of missiles being fired at Syria.
Russia will target U.S. military if missiles are fired at Syria, envoy says
Air traffic control officials also warned airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean due to possible airstrikes in the next 72 hours.
100 dead after Soviet-designed military plane crashes in Algeria
The Soviet-designed Il-76 aircraft was carrying soldiers.
London's stabbing victims are getting younger
"It was unusual to see a 15-year-old stabbed, and now it's quite common. It's the same with kids who carry weapons — they are getting younger."
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We need to figure out how to fairly and respectfully share our world with artificial friends and neighbors, writes philosophy professor Don Howard.
What red line? Why Trump's empty threats don't scare Bashar al-Assad | View
Never has an administration been so consistently inconsistent on matters of national security, writes Col. Jack Jacobs.
Marital bliss: Trump, Obama not invited to British royal wedding
"President and Mrs. Obama will not be attending the wedding but the couples look forward to seeing each other soon."
Congress needs to fix Facebook. A Zuckerberg show trial is not the answer | VIEW
Our challenge is not just to overcome the natural resistance of corporations to regulation, but to break free of self-defeating partisanship.
Hotel lobby: Trump company asked Panama prez to help in business spat
"This could be the clearest example we've seen of a conflict of interest stemming from the president's role as head of state in connection with other countries and his business interests."