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Reports: Charter Communications To Buy Time Warner Cable For $55B
The deal would make the combined company a major rival to Comcast Corp. Comcast last month abandoned its own bid for Time Warner following concerns raised by the Justice Department.
On Memorial Day, Obama Honors Sacrifices Of Service Members
The president called Arlington National Cemetery "more than a final resting place for fallen heroes." It is, he said, "a reflection of America itself."
Iraq, Iran Push Back Against Defense Secretary's Comments On Iraqi Forces
In an interview Sunday with CNN, Ash Carter said Iraqi forces lacked the "will to fight" ISIS in Anbar Province and its capital, Ramadi.
Police: Malaysia Uncovers 139 Mass Graves Believed To Hold Migrants
Most of the victims are believed to be Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. They are held until their families pay more money, which few can afford to do.
Ex-Israeli Leader Ehud Olmert Sentenced To 8 Months In Corruption Trial
Olmert, who led Israel until 2009, unlawfully accepted money from a U.S. supporter. He is appealing the decision to the Supreme Court.
More Heavy Rain Predicted For Texas, Oklahoma
Parts of the two states are reeling from weekend flooding that damaged and destroyed homes and killed at least three people.
Colleges To Students: Don't Trash Those Dorm Castoffs, Donate!
As college students leave for the summer, many just throw away what they can't fit in the car for the ride home. But some schools are trying to find a new home for those campus castoffs.
An Island Wonders: Why Are The Sharks Attacking So Often?
Since 2011, the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has had 16 shark attacks, seven of them fatal. It's a sharp rise from previous years; Australia is the only country with more deaths during this span.
Trying To Organize A Marathon, An Arab-Israeli Woman Runs Into Opposition
Conservatives in Tira pushed back hard at the idea of women and men running together in a public race. Someone went so far as to shoot at race organizer Haneen Radi's car. For now, the run is off.
It's Not Rude: These Portraits Of Wounded Vets Are Meant To Be Stared At
"I take these pictures so that we can look; we can see what we're not supposed to see," says photographer David Jay. "And we need to see them because we created them."
On Memorial Day, Learning The Story Behind The Markers
In a Boston neighborhood, WBUR's Steve Brown seeks out the story of a Marine honored by one of the many markers throughout the city that commemorates sacrifice in war.
Multiple Sclerosis Patients Stressed Out By Soaring Drug Costs
The cost of medication to treat multiple sclerosis has risen much faster than inflation, even for older drugs. Patients and insurers say manufacturers' subsidy programs have helped, but not enough.
Juan Pablo Montoya Wins Second Indy 500
The Colombian native came from dead last to finish first. He won the event in 2000 as a rookie.
Capitol Police: Pressure Cooker In Suspicious Vehicle Destroyed
A bomb squad destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday on the National Mall and the vehicle's owner was arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said.
Death Toll Rises After Storms Barrel Through Plains, Midwest
Record rainfall wreaked havoc across the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes. Three people were killed.