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Forty-nine hostages held for months in Iraq were returned to Turkey on Saturday after what Turkey said was a covert operation led by its intelligence agency.
The reconstituted Replacements kicked up a solid ruckus Friday night, as a fervent crowd took its non-hit oldies to heart.
Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, ending Turkey's most serious hostage crisis.
Secret Service officials said a Texas man was arrested after he scaled the White House fence and went through the North Portico doors on Friday night.
Equestrians competing in a four-day competition in New York City include the daughters of former Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Bruce Springsteen.
The American Freedom Defense Initiative proposed an ad for New York City buses that the transportation agency said “would imminently incite or provoke violence.”
Home Depot was slow to raise its defenses against hackers despite alarms from computer experts as far back as 2008.
In the Brownsville neighborhood, the police still maintain a heavy presence, and residents are wary of innocently drawing their attention.
New research in mice suggests artificial sweeteners may disrupt the ability to regulate blood sugar, causing changes in metabolism that can be a precursor to diabetes.
Before the opening of the United Nations General Assembly, negotiators have discussed a plan to remove the pipes that connect Iran’s nuclear centrifuges.
Extreme poverty, drug addiction and debt plagued the Spirit family for years before, the police said, Don C. Spirit killed his daughter, six grandchildren and himself on Thursday.
The New York Times and one of its Istanbul correspondents have been denounced with growing furor in reaction to an article and photograph about the recruitment of fighters in Turkey by the Islamic State.
Commissioner Roger Goodell promised stiff discipline for players, but the league’s response to domestic abuse charges has been inconsistent.
The Chinese Internet giant, which raised $21.8 billion in its stock sale, instantly became one of the biggest publicly traded technology companies in the world.
Clayton Kershaw is poised to lead the major leagues in earned run average for the fourth season in a row, something no pitcher has done.
The Senate race in Kansas has become the most scrutinized contest in the country, with Republicans scrambling to protect the incumbent and Democrats putting their hopes on an independent.
The N.F.L. commissioner spoke publicly about the issue Friday, apologizing for his role in poor decision-making, promising a revamped personal conduct policy and saying he has not considered resigning.
A lawyer withdrew from the case, reportedly under pressure from colleagues concerned about its political aspects.
A Gazan’s son is among the hundreds missing after a migrant ship sank off Malta, and his plight illustrates the risks facing Palestinians seeking illegal passage to Europe.