At Paris talks, leaders move beyond the environment

PARIS - For world leaders attending a climate summit in Paris just weeks after 130 people were killed by Islamic State militants in the French capital, addressing the coincidental convergence of global warming and terrorism was unavoidable.

Obama urges Turkey to reduce tensions with Russia, stresses support 5:49am EST

PARIS U.S. President Barack Obama urged his Turkish counterpart on Tuesday to reduce tensions with Russia while stressing U.S. support for its NATO ally's security.

Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver leaves a courthouse in New York November 30, 2015.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Legislator Silver convicted in bribery case

NEW YORK - Sheldon Silver, one of New York state's most powerful politicians for two decades, was convicted of abusing his office to collect as much as $4 million in illegal bribes and kickbacks.  Full Article 

A magnifying glass is held in front of a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

Revealed: scope of FBI requests for records

WASHINGTON - The FBI has used a secretive authority to compel Internet and telecommunications firms to hand over customer data including an individual’s complete web browsing history and records of all online purchases, a court filing shows.  Full Article 

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks about his plans for the U.S. military at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, in Charleston, South Carolina November 18, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Drake

Bush campaign pulls out the big guns

WASHINGTON - Republican Jeb Bush formed an expansive financial support team led by about 350 major donors from across the country in a much-needed show of strength for his presidential campaign.  Full Article 

A pro-life activist holds a doll and banner while advocating his stance on abortion near the site of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Anti-abortion groups oppose IUD use

NEW YORK - A rapid increase in the number of U.S. women turning to intra-uterine devices to prevent pregnancy has prompted escalating attacks on the birth control method from groups that oppose abortion.  Full Article 

Help Wanted: Cybersecurity’s Weak Spot

A wave of breaches and theft has made cybersecurity a worry for every company and agency in the world but, there aren’t enough experts to fill all the open jobs. Major colleges are trying to fix that.

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