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Posted at 2:01 AM

Nearly 50 years ago when Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates organized the nation’s first special weapons and tactics team (SWAT), nobody envisioned that most police departments — large and small — across the country would someday have SWAT teams.

Updated at 12:48 AM

Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

Updated Sep 18, 2014 at 6:10 PM

According to NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center, this summer was the hottest one since records began in 1880. The global average temperature for June-August was 1.28 degrees above the average, and the hottest ever.

Posted Sep 18, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food Thursday ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country's 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for Ebola victims in hiding and...

Updated Sep 18, 2014 at 2:52 PM

For some, it's a day they have dreamed of for decades. For others, the time has finally come to make up their minds about the future — both for themselves and for the United Kingdom.

Updated Sep 18, 2014 at 9:29 AM

Today is the day. Scotland will decide if it wants to be an independent nation or stay a part of Great Britain. USA Today reported that 97 percent of eligible voters are expected to cast ballots on the issue, which could have wide implications for...

Posted Sep 18, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State movement was planning a random, violent attack in Australia as a demonstration of its reach, the prime minister said.

Posted Sep 17, 2014 at 7:00 PM

"I've consumed very large amounts of coffee and extensively used sweeteners, thinking that they were at least not harmful and perhaps even beneficial. Given the surprising result we got in our study, I made a decision to stop using.” - Eran...

Posted Sep 17, 2014 at 3:00 PM

For Scots, Wednesday was a day of excitement, apprehension, and a flood of final appeals before a big decision. In a matter of hours, they will determine whether Scotland leaves the United Kingdom and becomes an independent state.

Updated Sep 17, 2014 at 1:55 PM

President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, despite doubts about the ability of Iraqi forces, Kurdish fighters and Syrian rebels to carry out the ground fight...

Updated Sep 17, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is clearly taking the high road in her mission to further expose the mistreatment of women in the workplace.

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