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President Trump says ISIS 'falling fast' ahead of meeting at Pentagon

icholakov/iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump told reporters at the Pentagon on Thursday that "ISIS is falling fast."As he and Vice President Mike Pence arrived at the Pentagon for ...

Son of Cecil the Lion killed outside Zimbabwe national park

miroslav_1/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The son of the now-famous Cecil the Lion was killed near a Zimbabwe national park earlier this month, the New York Times reports.The lion, named ...

Burundi robotics team missing after competition in Washington, DC

D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (WASHINGTON) -- Six students from the small African country of Burundi went missing this week after participating in an international student robotics competition in Washington, ...

Prince William beats Duchess Kate in rowing competition in Germany

Samir Hussein/WireImage (HEIDELBERG, Germany) -- Prince William won bragging rights Thursday in Heidelberg, Germany, as his crew boat defeated Duchess Kate’s boat in a race on the Neckar river.William ...

For many gay men in conservative Chechnya, living in fear for their lives is commonplace

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- They call themselves survivors. Two Chechen men who agreed to share their story say they have been forced into hiding and their lives are in ...

Charity groups unite to tackle hunger and famine in the Horn of Africa

PeterHermesFurian/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Eight U.S.-based international relief groups have joined forces to desperately urge the public to donate to a new relief fund aimed at addressing looming famine ...

Terror attacks decline worldwide for second consecutive year, State Department says

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. State Department released its 2016 report on the global threat of terrorism Wednesday, showing that the number of terrorist attacks, ...

Russian lawyer 'happy' to testify before Senate on Donald Trump Jr. meeting

Leigh Vogel/WireImage (MOSCOW) -- The Russian lawyer who met with U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest son last year said she would be willing to testify before the U.S. Senate ...

Prince William, Duchess Kate and children arrive in Berlin

STEFFI LOOS/AFP/Getty Images (BERLIN) -- Prince William, Duchess Kate and their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, arrived in Berlin Wednesday on the second leg of their five-day tour ...

Sunrise vigil held for Australian woman fatally shot by Minnesota officer

iStock/Thinkstock (SYDNEY) -- Family and friends of the Australian woman who was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer last week gathered Wednesday in her native Australia for a ...

Afghan girls robotics team wins silver, meets Ivanka Trump

Twitter/Afghan Embassy, D.C. (WASHINGTON) -- The six Afghan girls who were twice denied U.S. visas before President Donald Trump intervened at the last minute, won a silver medal for ...

Navy charges sailor who hid on ship for a week with abandoning watch, dereliction of duty

US Navy (WASHINGTON) -- The missing sailor from the USS Shiloh who triggered a massive man overboard search in the Philippine Sea, but was later found alive on board ...

Princess Charlotte steps out in Prince Harry's red shoes from 1986

Karwai Tang/WireImage (LONDON) -- Princess Kate may be the queen of recycling her old outfits, but she's also paying homage to royal tradition by dressing her children in hand-me-downs ...

A look at the Russian compounds nestled in New York suburb and small Maryland town

Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- In a property on Long Island's Gold Coast sits one of several posh homes hidden from eyes of passers-by.Hundreds of miles ...

Trump admin tries to thread its own needle on Iran

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration has once again kept the Iran deal alive while taking a hard line on the country with a new round of sanctions.The decision ...

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