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A State Department official said Monday it believes the closed U.S. Embassy compound in Libya remains secure, and an Islamist militia group apparently is guarding it.
North Korea gave foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's new abortion law, saying doctors or clinics can't be penalized for breaking the law, which goes into effect Monday, while a challenge is heard.
Almost a year since the last partial government shutdown began, many House Republicans say they have little desire to start another.
The Saturday Essay: American physicians are increasingly sick of their once-vaunted profession, and that malaise is bad for patients. But physicians can still save themselves—and us.
The U.S. led an international air drop of relief supplies to an Iraqi town that has been surrounded by Sunni militants. War planes also struck at Islamic State forces in conjunction with the relief mission.
A bill banning plastic bags in California grocery stores, pharmacies, liquor stores and other businesses is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after the state legislature passed the measure.
The Manhattan District Attorney's office said it would investigate the NYPD's role in the death of a man who was high on a hallucinogenic drug and subsequently restrained in a protective body wrap by officers.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player selected in the NFL draft, has been cut by the St. Louis Rams.