Two bombs on a Turkish peace rally killed at least 86 people and injured 186 others Saturday. The explosions hit a crowd gathered near a train station in Ankara, the nation's capital, as they readied to rally against renewed violence between Kurdish rebels and Turkish security forces.
The Secret Service agent credited with saving former President Ronald Reagan's life died Friday at age 85.
1. Despite repeatedly denying he was interested in the position, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is reportedly considering a run for House speaker, legislators said Friday.
New high-tech earbuds don't play music, but instead let wearers customize the world of sound around them, said Nathan McAlone in Business Insider.
President Obama flew to Roseburg, Oregon, on Friday to address families grieving from the Oct. 1 Umpqua Community College shooting, when a gunman killed nine people.
The Persian Boy by Mary Renault (Vintage, $16). This 1972 novel opened my eyes to the potential of historical fiction.
Despite repeatedly denying he was interested in the position, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is reportedly considering a run for House speaker, legislators told CNN on Friday.
Highland Park, Illinois. This nine-bedroom estate is the former home of basketball legend Michael Jordan.
Here are three of the week's top pieces of financial advice, gathered from around the web: Simpler mortgage disclosures Home loan offers are getting "easier to decipher," said Lisa Prevost at The New York Times.
The world's worst polluter is worried about climate change, and is now the biggest global investor in green technology.
This week's question: Scientists have discovered that every human body is surrounded by an invisible cloud of millions of microbes that is as unique as our fingerprints.
Officials in Blount County, Tenn., considered a resolution asking God to "pass us by in His coming wrath" over the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage and "not destroy us as He did Sodom and Gomorrah." The resolution pledged that county residents would defy the court ruling.
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Mohamed, 27, was fleeing from Syria on a boat with 50 other migrants when he woke up one morning to find the engine had fallen off the boat, leaving him and his fellow migrants helplessly adrift at sea.
Earlier this week, Facebook announced it would launch, "Reactions," a set of six emoji-based buttons which will allow users the long overdue ability to respond to content in a more emotionally sensitive way.
"People love lounging in hammocks, and people love soaking in hot tubs, and finally the two have become one," said Andrew Liszewski at Gizmodo.
An Afghan army officer participates in a training exercise at the Kabul Military Training Center in Afghanistan.
A publisher has apologized for language in a geography textbook, written to meet Texas' pro-American standards, that referred to African slaves as "workers." The parent of a student called attention to the passage, which stated that Africans were brought to this country "to work on agricultural plan
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Two people were shot at Texas Southern University on Friday in the second campus shooting of the day; one student has died while the other is reported to be in stable condition.