Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to a joint session of Congress Tuesday in defiance of the White House, as tensions between the U.S. and Israel escalate over a possible nuclear deal with Iran. President Obama later said the speech didn’t “offer any viable alternatives.”
The country’s interior minister said the massacre in Uhersky Brod was not a terror attack.
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A second wave of arctic air is expected to hit the Eastern U.S. on Wednesday, adding to the winter misery that has gripped the region now for days.
BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith sat down with President Barack Obama. Twenty-two minutes, eighteen questions.
The jihadi group claimed Friday that Kayla Mueller died in a Jordanian airstrike on the building in Syria where she was being held.
Twelve 39-foot sections of electrified rail also penetrated the first train car during the crash in Valhalla, New York, according to a preliminary investigation.
Jordan said it is still holding a would-be Iraqi suicide bomber prisoner after a deadline set by ISIS to exchange her for a Jordanian pilot militants captured in December. The fate of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto is unclear.
A powerful nor’easter packing winds in excess of 70 mph brought nearly 3 feet of snow to parts of New England. Travel bans have been lifted in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
The king had an austere funeral, part of Islamic tradition. He was succeeded by his half brother, former Crown Prince Salman.
A gunman who took two hostages in the Paris suburb of Colombes, Paris, handed himself over to police, BuzzFeed News confirmed.
The Twitter account @CENTCOM had a message saying “i love you isis.”
The men are suspected of giving logistical support to kosher grocery attacker Amedy Coulibaly. They are the first to be charged in relation to this month’s attacks.
“Paris is the capital of the world today,” French President François Hollande said.
Police ended two related hostage situations near Paris. In one, to the northeast, the brothers wanted for the Charlie Hebdo massacre were also killed. To the east, a gunman who said he was working with the brothers was killed, along with four of his hostages, BuzzFeed News confirmed. Warning: Graphic images.
Twelve died in the attack — including four of the nation’s most famous cartoonists — and 11 are injured in the attack by at least two gunmen. BuzzFeed News reporter Anais Bordages is reporting in Paris. WARNING: Some of the images and videos below are graphic.
Spokesman Josh Earnest revealed the president’s position at a news conference Tuesday.
Flight QZ8501 — carrying 162 passengers and crew — dropped off the radar Sunday during its route from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore. A naval ship using underwater imaging has found the main portion of the plane, where many of the bodies are expected to be found.
CIA Director John Brennan held a rare news conference to address the Senate Intelligence Committee’s recently released report on torture. He said it was “unknowable” if torture brought useful intelligence.
Electricity was cut in large portions of downtown San Francisco as a strong storm with high winds, torrential rain, and flooding hit the Bay Area. Passengers had to be evacuated from a train station that lost power.