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Published 24 minutes ago
Kerry makes unannounced trip to Somalia
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced trip to Somalia today in a show of solidarity with a government trying to defeat al-QaEda-allied militants and end decades of war in the African country. He is the first top U.S. diplomat ever to visit Somalia.

Updated 26 minutes ago
Greek police say body of girl will never be found
ATHENS, Greece— Greek police say the body of 4-year-old Bulgarian girl believed to have been killed by her father will likely never be found due to the way in which her killer disposed of her remains.

Published 28 minutes ago
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Updated 30 minutes ago
ISS gets fresh brewed espresso
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The first Italian woman in space is now the world’s first orbiting barista.

Updated 6 hours ago
U.S. dollar climbs versus Aussie
The dollar maintained gains, climbing for a fourth day versus Australia’s currency before updates on manufacturing from China to Indonesia. Copper futures dropped.

Updated 6 hours ago
Princess of Cambridge named
LONDON — Britain’s newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana — seen as a tribute to Prince William’s parents and grandmother.

Updated 18 hours ago
Teens still critical after resort poisoning
PHILADELPHIA — Two Delaware teenagers are still in critical condition more than six weeks after a banned pesticide was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying, their family said today.

Updated 18 hours ago
U.S. beats Russia 4-2 at ice hockey worlds
PRAGUE — The United States beat defending champion Russia 4-2 today for its third straight win at the ice hockey world championship.

Updated 19 hours ago
Taliban attacks kill 17 Afghans
KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban militants who have been waging war on the Afghan government for more than a decade today expressed a willingness to soften their position on a range of issues, an apparent shift that could eventually lead to peace talks.

Published 19 hours ago
U.S. gives $45M to help Kenya
NAIROBI, Kenya — The United States said today it will give $45 million to help Kenya deal with an increasingly complex refugee crisis in a region long defined by Somalia’s endemic violence, but where war in nearby Yemen is now creating conditions so dire that some people are even fleeing to Somalia.

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