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"He was a ticking bomb," Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu said of Bahaa Abu el-Atta, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader killed Tuesday. Militants in Gaza have responded with rocket attacks of their own.

Gomez has been the archbishop of Los Angeles, the largest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S., for most of the past decade. His previous posts include stints in Denver and San Antonio.

The former South Carolina governor and congressman said that "impeachment has made my goal of making the debt, deficit and spending issue a part of this presidential debate impossible right now."

Newly released emails connect a former adviser to the Trump administration and GOP strategist Thomas Hofeller over a census question that Hofeller concluded could politically benefit Republicans.

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings says she had talked with her husband about campaigning for Maryland's 7th District. The announcement comes days before she is set to have a preventive double mastectomy.

The gun-maker had appealed to the highest federal court after the Connecticut Supreme Court allowed the lawsuit over the 2012 school massacre in Newtown, Conn., to go forward in March.

The massive lake has dried out because of water mismanagement. Photographer Maximilian Mann traveled to northwest Iran to document the disappearing body of water and the people who depend on it.

Former President Jimmy Carter, 95, was admitted to Emory University Hospital on Monday evening for the procedure. He was accompanied by his wife, Rosalynn.

Insecticides and other chemicals found at the sites threaten long-term damage to ecosystems. California law enforcement, ecologists and others are cracking down.

Democrats have called three career public servants to appear for the first public hearings in the Trump impeachment inquiry: William Taylor, George Kent and Marie Yovanovitch.

If Pete Buttigieg won the presidency, he would be the youngest person to hold the office. But so far, his campaign appeals slightly more to older voters than younger ones.

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President Trump says he has the authority to end the DACA program, which President Obama created through executive order in 2012.

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Dozens of demonstrators chanting “home is here” arrived in Washington DC on Sunday after a 230-mile march that began last month in New York.

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President Trump’s denial of climate change has him at war with California.  Their battle over fuel emission standards has divided the auto industry as well as drivers.

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President Trump’s denial of climate change has him at war with California.  Their battle over fuel emission standards has divided the auto industry as well as drivers.

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Dozens of fired employees protested in front of the now-shuttered Marciano Art Foundation on Friday.

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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to file papers today to be on the Democratic presidential primary ballot in Alabama.

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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to file papers today to be on the Democratic presidential primary ballot in Alabama.

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A year ago today, the Camp Fire broke out in Paradise, CA. More than 80 people died, and some 20,000 structures were destroyed. Many survivors fled to Chico, and they’re still there.

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Christopher Lloyd Dennis died this week in the San Fernando Valley. He was one of the first people on Hollywood Blvd.

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Influx of Camp Fire survivors strains Chico, California

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand