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'We don't leave anyone behind': Search for missing soldier never stopped after deadly Niger ambush

(NEW YORK) -- U.S. Africa Command has launched a formal investigation into the circumstances surrounding an ambush in Niger that killed four U.S. soldiers and wounded two others.

The investigation comes as the Pentagon said Thursday that t... Read More

Russian Internet trolls sought to co-opt unwitting American activists

(ST. PETERSBURG, Russia) -- From their desks in St. Petersburg, Russian Internet trolls at a company with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to co-opt American civil rights activists and use them to stoke racial tensions and stir politic... Read More

Behind the ISIS group that ambushed US forces in Niger

(WASHINGTON) -- The Defense Intelligence Agency assesses it is "highly likely" that the group behind the ambush in Niger that killed four U.S. service members was ISIS in the Greater Sahara, a U.S. official confirmed to ABC News.

Other terror ... Read More

Education of 4.5M children in Yemen threatened by ongoing conflict

(SANA'A, Yemen) -- A new school year is underway for children in the U.S., but for children in Yemen, where air strikes have been routine since March 2015, a new school year means trying to find a school.

The fighting between the Saudi-led... Read More

'It's all gone': Hurricane-ravaged Dominica, on the front line of climate change, fighting to survive

(NEW YORK) -- Verlyn Peter picked her way through the wreckage of her home, searching for anything she and her family could save.

“This used to be what we call our living room,” she said, then gestured to another area she said ... Read More

Why US troops are in Niger

(WASHINGTON) -- The back and forth about President Donald Trump's condolence calls to the families of four fallen American soldiers in Niger has raised questions about the U.S. military presence in the West African country.

Here are some a... Read More

Iraqi Kurdish independence gamble backfires

(BAGHDAD) -- In ongoing standoff following a referendum for an independent state separate from Iraq, Kurds in northwestern Iraq have suffered significant losses, including areas that supply much of the region's revenue.

Iraqi Kurds lost an... Read More

US government indicts two Chinese nationals, accused of contributing to national opioid crisis

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. government has indicted two Chinese nationals for allegedly manufacturing and shipping illegal cocktails of the drug fentanyl into the United States, which authorities said has contributed to a national crisis with an "extrao... Read More

FBI to help investigate car bomb that killed Panama Papers journalist

(WASHINGTON) -- The FBI is helping authorities in Malta investigate a car bomb that killed a journalist who exposed the nation's ties to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers.

Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana ... Read More

Austria's conservative 'wunderwuzzi' Sebastian Kurz likely to be Europe's youngest leader at 31

(VIENNA) -- On Sunday, Austria’s center-right People’s Party (ÖVP) won the parliamentary elections, putting its 31-year-old leader Sebastian Kurz on a track to become Chancellor of Austria and Europe’s youngest national leader.... Read More

Burrito-dropping drones test deliveries to customers in rural Australia

(QUEANBEYAN, Australia) -- X, the organization known as Google's "moonshot factory," announced Monday that is using drone technology to deliver burritos and over-the-counter medicines to rural co... Read More

Prince William, Duchess Kate reveal third child due in April 2018

(LONDON) -- Prince William and Duchess Kate have announced their third child is due in April 2018.

The new baby will join the couple's older children, Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2.

"The Duke and Duchess of Cambrid... Read More

The 'Super Bowl' of Chinese politics takes place this week

(NEW YORK) -- This week Beijing marks the opening of China’s most important political event: the 19th Communist Party Congress. This gathering, held every five years, brings together China’s top Communist Party members and the country's t... Read More

Dozens of ISIS fighters killed after US strikes Yemen camps

(WASHINGTON) -- About 50 ISIS fighters were killed in U.S. military airstrikes in Yemen targeting two training camps in the country's central region. One of the camps had gained notoriety last week as the scene of an ISIS training video that showed i... Read More