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Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill despite veto threat on Twitter
Analysis: More than 26,000 children and teens have been killed in gun violence since 1999
Wayne Huizenga, empire-builder in videos and trash, dies at 80
Sen. McCain asks CIA director nominee Haspel to explain her record tied to torture
Sacramento police shut down admission to Kings game after demonstrators surround arena to protest police shooting
crime and courts
'Page-turner' comes to stage
Design, art, eggs and music usher in spring
CNN chief calls Fox News 'propaganda machine,' and Hannity responds
Rebooted Roseanne is a proud 'deplorable' - can she be the Trump era's Archie Bunker?
Steven Seagal accused of raping an 18-year-old - adding to decades of claims against the actor
Marilyn Hagerty: Kluski and golabki this weekend in Minto
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
How one group is using scraps of wood to comfort others
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Joe Berger retires after 13 seasons, seven with Vikings
Shane Gersich signs with Washington Capitals, could become UND's 100th NHL player
State-champion Burros place two on all-state team
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
Cinderella Loyola-Chicago advances to Elite 8
Donna M. Engel
Kenneth L. Maier
Marjorie A. Robinson
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
Outdoors report: There's still time for an ice fishing trip, but trail conditions are deteriorating
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Doug Leier: Drawing a once-in-a-lifetime license doesn't guarantee success
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
Commentary: What if millennials get politically active?
Letter: The students aren't wrong; Rob Port is
Letter: Teachers are trained to teach students, period
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
Letter: NRA must accept it should be regulated
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February 13, 2018
U.S. strikes said to kill scores of Russian fighters in Syria
U.S. forces killed scores of Russian mercenaries in Syria last week in what may be the deadliest clash between citizens of the former foes since...
February 13, 2018 - 10:38am
February 10, 2018
Israel carries out 'large-scale attack' in Syria after Israeli jet crashes under anti-aircraft fire
JERUSALEM - Israel's army said it had launched a "large-scale attack" inside Syria on Saturday after one of its jets was downed under Syrian anti-aircraft fire, in a series of cross-border incidents that threatened to destabilize the volatile region between the two countries. Israel...
February 10, 2018 - 2:25pm
February 8, 2018
US warplanes strike pro-government forces in Syria
BEIRUT - Syrian state television accused the United States of a "new aggression" on Thursday after U.S. warplanes bombed pro-government forces attempting to storm a U.S.-allied rebel base in the eastern desert. U.S. forces targeted the pro-government troops with airstrikes and artillery...
February 8, 2018 - 7:09am
January 10, 2018
New mystery emerges in attack on Russian military base in Syria
BEIRUT - A series of mysterious attacks against the main Russian military base in Syria, including one conducted by a swarm of armed miniature drones, has exposed Russia's continued vulnerability in the country despite recent claims of victory by President Vladimir Putin. The attacks...
January 10, 2018 - 7:10am
October 17, 2017
US-backed force claims capture of Islamic State's de facto Syrian capital Raqqa
BEIRUT - U.S.-backed forces in Syria claimed Tuesday they had full control of the Islamic State's onetime capital of Raqqa, suggesting an end to the militants' presence in their most symbolically important stronghold. Talo Silo, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF,...
October 17, 2017 - 1:06pm
September 14, 2017
U.S. citizen fighting for Islamic State surrenders in Syria
WASHINGTON - An American citizen fighting for Islamic State in Syria surrendered to U.S-backed forces earlier this week, U.S. officials said...
September 14, 2017 - 1:55pm
June 28, 2017
Russia says will respond 'with dignity' if USA mounts Syria strike
KRASNODAR, Russia - Russia will respond "in proportion" if the United States takes military action to prevent what it says could be a chemical...
June 28, 2017 - 1:52pm
June 26, 2017
White House says Syria's Assad preparing another chemical attack, warns of 'heavy' penalty
The White House issued an ominous warning to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday night, June 26, pledging that his regime would pay a "heavy price" if it carried out another chemical attack this year.
June 26, 2017 - 9:47pm
June 6, 2017
Young Syrian refugees are using a new tool to fight hopelessness: Minecraft
For children in refugee camps, playing the right game can make a huge difference. NYU researchers found that young Syrian refugees who regularly...
June 6, 2017 - 2:19pm
May 18, 2017
U.S. strikes Syria militia threatening U.S.-backed forces, officials say
WASHINGTON/BEIRUT - The U.S. military carried out an air strike on Thursday against militia supported by the Syrian government that posed a threat...
May 18, 2017 - 2:27pm
April 11, 2017
Sean Spicer apologizes for 'inappropriate, insensitive' Holocaust comment
LOS ANGELES - For the third time in one day, Sean Spicer is attempting walk back his statement that Adolf Hitler "didn't even sink to using chemical...
April 11, 2017 - 5:38pm
April 10, 2017
Trump administration open to additional strikes on Syria
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump is open to authorizing additional strikes on Syria if its government uses chemical weapons again or...
April 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
April 9, 2017
Trump aides differ over Assad's future after Syria attack
WASHINGTON - Top aides to President Donald Trump demurred on Sunday over where U.S. policy on Syria was headed after last week's retaliatory...
April 9, 2017 - 4:41pm
U.S. officials say Russian inaction enabled Syria chemical attack
WASHINGTON - Trump administration officials on Sunday blamed Russian inaction for enabling a deadly poison gas attack against Syrian civilians...
April 9, 2017 - 11:31am
Tillerson cites Russian inaction as helping to fuel Syrian poison gas attack
WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday blamed Russia's inaction for helping fuel a deadly poison gas attack against Syrian...
April 9, 2017 - 9:25am