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It took 18 years of fighting, more than 3,000 coalition lives lost, and tens of thousands of civilian deaths to see the U.S. sit down with the Taliban -- but the group still refuses to blame al-Qaeda for 9/11

Michael Drejka, who fatally shot an unarmed black man in Florida: "And he made his step towards me, and that was that." But prosecutors say surveillance video from the Clearwater, Fla., convenience store shows Markeis McGlockton actually stepping back:

The Smithsonian National Zoo's giant panda Bei Bei celebrated his fourth birthday in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, ahead of his move back to China

Pres. Trump presented six-time NBA champion and Bostons Celtic legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, the nation's highest civilian honor

"Every single American is sick and tired of illegal robocalls." 51 attorneys general announced an agreement with major phone carriers designed to stop illegal robocalls, including offering free call block to consumers & investigating suspicious patterns.

As more than 70,000 wildfires destroy parts of Brazil's Amazon rainforest, conservationists say Brazil's president is responsible, alleging he reduced funding for environmental agencies and relaxed restrictions on oft-destructive logging

At airports nationwide, @TSA  is notifying travelers that by Oct. 2020, they'll need a new driver's license in order to fly; the Real ID Act was passed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks after several of the hijackers improperly obtained state-issued IDs


"They didn't care about [Hillary Clinton's] emails. And you know how you know? Because if they did, they'd be up in arms right now as the Chinese are listening to the president's iPhone that he leaves in his golf cart. It turns out, I guess it wasn't that important," Obama says.

Intel chairman says Russia hired more than 1000 hackers to create fake, anti-Clinton news in key states, won by Trump. , now

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Rep. @Ocasio2018  (D-NY): "I want to tell children across this country...that no matter what the president says, this country belongs to you, and it belongs to everyone, and today, that notion -- that very notion -- was challenged."

CBS NEWS POLL: 76 percent of viewers approved of what they heard in Pres. Trump's #SOTU  speech; 72 percent said they approved of Pres. Trump's ideas for immigration.

There’s a tiny superhero with a special gift for capturing the hearts of the homeless in AlabamaSteve Hartman caught up with the caped crusader

Explorers on the first manned voyage to see the Titanic's wreckage in ~15 years were astonished by its rapid decay, as time & tides have swept away parts of the ship. Researchers say it could be decades before the ship has vanished. Here's @charliecbs 

NEW: R&B singer R. Kelly, charged with aggravated sexual abuse, angrily denied the accusations in a new interview with , insisting the claims are “rumors” & “not true.” Kelly has pleaded not guilty; see the first clips here & watch Wednesday at 7a ET.