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National & World Major police operation unfolding in Sydney Major police operation unfolding in Sydney
An apparent hostage situation was unfolding inside a chocolate shop and cafe in Australia's largest city on Monday, where several people could be seen through a window with their hands held in the air.
National & World Protesters of police killings march on DC Protesters of police killings march on DC
Thousands of protesters made their way down iconic Pennsylvania Avenue on Saturday, marching to the Capitol to call attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and call for legislative action.
National & World CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests
When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.
National & World Day of insurgent violence kills 19 in Afghanistan Day of insurgent violence kills 19 in Afghanistan
Three separate Taliban attacks killed at least 19 people in Afghanistan on Saturday, including a senior judicial official and personnel working to clear one of the most heavily mined regions of the world.
National & World Mudflows spur evacuations in Southern California Mudflows spur evacuations in Southern California (Photo Gallery)
A dangerous storm system blamed for two deaths in Oregon, thousands of power outages in Washington and flooded roadways in the Bay Area that kept many from work and school pushed into Southern California on Friday, causing mudslides and evacuations.