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Israel Closes Gaza Border Crossings

The Israeli military said it will close border crossings into Gaza beginning Thursday until further notice "due to the security events and in accordance with security assessments."

Warmer Arctic Temperatures Are the 'new normal,' Report Finds

Arctic temperatures are continuing to rise while sea ice declines, a new report has found, with the region showing no sign of returning to its "reliably frozen" state.

On Tax Cuts, Trump Is the Modern Day JFK

How sad is it that the party that brought us John F. Kennedy's tax cuts, economic growth and higher wages is now the party that puts redistribution ahead of prosperity.

Omarosa to Leave White House

White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, a former contestant on "The Apprentice," plans to leave the White House next month, according to a statement from press secretary Sarah Sanders.

5 Things for December 14: Net Neutrality, Tax Overhaul, Rod Rosenstein, North Korea

It's a red-carpet salute to kindness. "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribune" airs Sunday night at 8 ET. Before the big show, meet this year's top 10. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out ...

New York Bombing Suspect's Wife 'didn't know about radicalization'

The wife of the suspect in a pipe bomb explosion in New York was "surprised to find out what her husband did," police in Bangladesh told CNN, despite speaking to him 30 minutes before the attempted attack.

Forget Abortion: What Women in Appalachian Kentucky Really want

Perhaps it was the abstinence pledge she felt forced to sign or the promise ring she was told to slip on her finger. But from the moment Cheryl became sexually active, she felt dirty.

Read Doug Jones' Victory Speech

Democrat Doug Jones addressed supporters in Birmingham, Alabama, following his stunning victory in the Senate special election Tuesday. Read his full remarks:

California Wildfires Have Destroyed 1,000 Structures ... And Counting

In a hopeful sign, thousands of firefighters were making headway Tuesday against the vast Thomas Fire in Southern California, with winds decreasing to 15 to 25 mph and the Santa Ana wind event beginning to wane.

John Leguizamo Wants Latinos to 'weaponize history' in the Trump Era

Seven times a week, John Leguizamo, the actor, activist and comedian, stands before a dusty chalkboard and a trove of books in New York City and delivers a history lecture.

Tillerson Says US Won't Set Preconditions for North Korea Talks

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US is ready to talk with North Korea without preconditions, in comments that appeared to signal a shift in State Department policy.

Trump Tries to Minimize Stinging Defeat

President Donald Trump woke to a self-inflicted political disaster Wednesday morning that even he could not chalk up to fake news, after Republican Roy Moore crashed to defeat in the Alabama Senate race.

Abu Dhabi Oil IPO Cheers Market Starved of New Listings

or the first time in six years, the stock market in Abu Dhabi has a new addition. The state oil producer -- Abu Dhabi National Oil Company -- floated 10% of its retail distribution subsidiary on Wednesday in an initial ...

5 Things for December 13: Doug Jones, Trump Tweet, North Korea, New York Blast, China

Want a spectacular light show? Just look up. This year's Geminid meteor shower, which hits its peak tonight, is expected to be the best ever. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the ...

Trump on Alabama: 'I was right' Moore wouldn't be able to win

President Donald Trump went back to Twitter Wednesday morning following Alabama's election stunner, claiming that he didn't endorse Republican candidate Roy Moore in the primary election because Trump knew Moore wouldn't be "able to win."