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Egyptian court designates Hamas as a terror organization, state media says

An Egyptian court has ruled that Hamas is a terrorist organization, according to an Egyptian state-run media organization.

Appeals court rejects another request to move Boston Marathon bombings trial

A U.S. appeals court has rejected a fourth request to move the trial for the accused Boston Marathon bomber to another city.

Obama, Aretha Franklin give emotional tribute to Eric Holder

The White House celebrated the upcoming departure of Eric Holder on Friday night in a ceremony that brought tears to President Barack Obama's eyes and featured Aretha Franklin literally singing the attorney general's praises.

U.S. suspects accused of sending military supplies to terrorists in Syria, Iraq

Six suspects linked to terrorist activity referred to Syria and Iraq as "the beach," and used other coded language on social media to avoid detection in the United States, authorities say.

Perry pushes ground troops in ISIS fight

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he would send American troops to the Middle East to combat Islamic State fighters who he called "the face of evil."

Hill rushes to meet DHS deadline

House leaders are planning to vote Friday night on a bill that would keep the agency funded for one week.

Group announces helpline created for troubled atheists

The man on the line sounds nervous. He's been a Christian for 20 years but can't believe in the Bible anymore. He hasn't told his friends or family and still sits, uneasy, in church each Sunday.

Viral Photos: Brothers redo childhood pics 30 years later

Remember posing with your brother or sister in those awkward matching outfits as a kid? We've all been there.

The science behind the controversial blue-black, gold-white dress

Before you strangle your best friend who sees the colors in the now-famous dress differently than you do, please know that there's a scientific explanation.

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek’ dies

Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83.