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Colombia's president moving quickly to hold vote on deal with FARC rebels

Peace agreement comes after more than four years of grueling negotiations in Cuba, and a half-century of bloody conflict with leftist rebels

U.S. warship fires warning shots at Iranian boat

Incident between Navy ships, Iranian boat marks escalation of encounters in Persian Gulf

Proposal closes door to couples looking to Indian moms for babies

Legislation aims to shut down thriving multimillion-dollar business in India

Iran issues warning after latest incident with U.S. military

Iranian defense minister's remarks come after incident this week involving U.S. warship in Persian Gulf

Apple boosts iPhone security after spyware discovery

Apple is issuing a security update after espionage software was found targeting an activist's iPhone in the Middle East

Old Dominion alum among victims in deadly Afghan attack

Brazen, hours-long militant attack on American University of Afghanistan killed over a dozen people

France's burkini bans justifiable security measures or Islamophobia?

When Islamic extremist violence reached famed shores of southern France, local leaders responded by banning bathing suits

Authorities trying to piece together how 5 men died at beach

Deaths come after a dozen people die in water-related accidents off U.K. coastlines in recent days

Victims sad and scared as they return to Italy quake ruins

Death toll has climbed to more than 240, and rescue workers are frantically searching for those still missing and trapped under the rubble

Italy earthquake death toll soars as crews dig through rubble

A frantic search is underway for people still trapped two days after Italy's devastating earthquake. There is a dramatic increase in the death toll to nearly 250. Crews are combing through rubble in three towns leveled by the earthquake. Dozens of people remain missing. Seth Doane reports from Accumoli.

Death toll soars in Italy amid race to find quake survivors

Dozens pulled from rubble alive by rescuers and volunteers, but number of missing uncertain given thousands of vacationers in area

Assad regime, ISIS carried out chemical attacks, probe finds

An international team has concluded that Syrian government and ISIS militants used chlorine and mustard gas in the conflict-wracked nation during 2014 and 2015

Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end 5-decade war

One of the world's longest-running armed conflicts poised to end; deal must still be ratified by voters

Turkey troops attempt to cleanse border of ISIS

Turkey sent troops into Syria Wednesday, hoping to rid the border of ISIS militants and halt the expansion of Kurdish rebels. The offensive began the same day Vice President Joe Biden arrived in the country to improve U.S.-Turkish relations. Holly Williams has more.

American University attacked in Afghanistan

At least four people are dead and dozens more are wounded after militants attacked the American University of Afghanistan. The university has more than 1,000 students enrolled. Charlie D'Agata has more.

Deadly earthquake strikes Italy

The central Italian town of Amatrice stood for centuries, but was no match for a 6.3-magnitude quake. At least 159 people were killed, and rescuers are in a race against time to find survivors. Seth Doane has more.

Newly released docs show world's reaction to Nixon's resignation

International response to the Watergate scandal and Richard Nixon’s fall is noted in 2,500 newly declassified intelligence documents the CIA released

Results of big dig for Nazi "gold train" revealed

Saying "hope dies last," a spokesman vows the hunt for the alleged stash of Nazi loot will continue, just on a smaller scale

Ancient manuscript in unreadable language to be published

“It has such an aura of mystery that when you see it for the first time it fills you with an emotion that is very hard to describe"

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