Chicago's top cop ousted

CHICAGO - Mayor Rahm Emanuel asked Chicago's police chief Garry McCarthy to resign after days of unrest over the shooting death of a black teenager by a white officer, and Illinois' attorney general called on the DOJ to investigate Chicago police practices.

Facebook's CEO and wife to give 99 percent of shares to couple's foundation 8:21pm EST

SAN FRANCISCO Mark Zuckerberg will put 99 percent of his Facebook Inc shares, currently worth about $45 billion, into a new philanthropy project focusing on human potential and equality, he and his wife said Tuesday in a letter to their newborn daughter.

Forensic officers work on the blast scene in Istanbul, Turkey, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Blast on overpass near Istanbul metro, five hurt

ISTANBUL - Five people were injured when a pipe bomb exploded on an overpass near an Istanbul metro station, halting some train operations and heightening security fears.  Full Article 

VTech's products are seen on display at a toy store in Hong Kong, China November 30, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Data of 6.4 mln kids exposed in massive hack

A cyber attack on digital toymaker VTech Holdings exposed the data of 6.4 million children, the company said, in what experts called the largest known hack targeting youngsters.  Full Article 

Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks to troops from the 82nd Airborne Division at the Baghdad International Airport in Baghdad, Iraq, July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Carolyn Kaster/Pool

U.S. deploys elite force against Islamic State

WASHINGTON - The United States said it was deploying special operations troops to Iraq to conduct raids, free hostages and capture Islamic State leaders.  Full Article 

A man enters the German pavilion during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 1, 2015.  REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

What's the elephant in the room?

WASHINGTON - There's one key sticking point that leaders at the climate negotiations need to solve: financing a low-carbon future for developing nations like India.  Full Article 

Colorado shooting raises stakes at Capitol

Reuters Correspondent Andy Sullivan explains how Friday's shooting at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado effects the ongoing battle on Capitol Hill over funding the women's health organization.

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