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March 28, 2017 4:50 PM Documentarian Ken Burns making film on Muhammad Ali

The PBS documentarian announced Tuesday that he and two partners will make a two-part, four-hour film about the former heavyweight champ, who died last June. Burns, his daughter Sarah and David McMahon collaborated for a PBS documentary on Jackie Robinson that debuted last year. Sarah Burns said the outpouring of good will at Ali's death made it easy to forget 3

March 26, 2017 4:28 AM Scuffles as Pro-Trump Rallies Held; 6 Arrested in California Clash

A fistfight erupted between pro-Trump demonstrators and counter-protesters on the sands of a Southern California beach on Saturday, while Philadelphia police were looking into an officer's use of force in that city as "Make America Great Again" rallies were held across the country. Six people were arrested in Huntington Beach, California, after what California 30

March 26, 2017 2:01 AM U.S. airstrike kills al-Qaeda leader responsible for deaths of two Americans, Pentagon says

A U.S. airstrike this week in southeastern Afghanistan targeted an al-Qaeda leader connected to multiple terrorist attacks, including a hotel bombing in 2008 that killed two U.S. service members, the Pentagon said Saturday. The March 19 strike, probably carried out by a drone, killed Qari Yasin in Afghanistan’s Paktika province. “The death of Qari Yasin 23

March 25, 2017 11:45 AM British Police Conduct Searches, Death Toll Rises After London Attack

British Police Conduct Searches, Death Toll Rises After London Attack With Parliament Square reopened after Wednesday's attack, people walk past the Houses of Parliament, with the Union Jack flag flying at half-staff in London. The death toll in Wednesday's terrorist attack near the U.K. Parliament has risen, after a 75-year-old man died of his injuries 15

March 24, 2017 8:40 PM Virginia Judge Tees Up Travel Ban Argument for Top Court

A Virginia judge helped tee up an argument likely to be fought all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court over President Donald Trump’s efforts to restrict travel to the U.S. from six predominantly Muslim countries. U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga in Alexandria on Friday denied a request to block Trump’s March 6 executive order, saying he’s not going to psychoanalyze 22

March 24, 2017 8:15 PM Virginia federal judge rules in favor of Trump's travel ban

Unlike federal judges before him, a judge in Virginia on Friday ruled in favor of President Trump’s revised travel ban in a case brought by Muslims who said the president’s executive order illegally discriminated against their religion by restricting travel from six majority-Muslim countries. U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga of the Eastern District 13

March 24, 2017 5:30 PM This Is What We Know About Adrian Elms, The Man Who Carried Out The Westminster Attack

Khalid Masood – born Adrian Elms – has been named as the man who killed four people and injured 50 others in an attack on Westminster on Wednesday. Khalid Masood, the man who attacked parliament this week, was born Adrian Elms in Dartford, Kent, on Christmas Day in 1964. He was also later known as Adrian Russell Ajao, after the man his mother married 13

March 23, 2017 5:01 AM A terrorist attack in London and the all-too-familiar response

, along a packed beachside esplanade in Nice, France, last July. (Wednesday also marked the one-year anniversary of the Islamic State's devastating assault in Brussels, which left 32 people dead.) “This is a day that we planned for but hoped would never happen. Sadly it has now become a reality,” said the assistant Metropolitan Police commissioner, Mark Rowley 22

March 18, 2017 12:35 PM Trump administration's rhetoric about Islam is key in travel ban rulings

Federal law gives the president broad authority over immigration. Jimmy Carter used it to deny some Iranians entry to the U.S. during the hostage crisis, Ronald Reagan to bar Cubans who didn't already have relatives here and President Barack Obama to keep out North Korean officials. So why does President Donald Trump keep running into legal trouble with his efforts 19

March 17, 2017 3:27 PM Bulgaria: Australian's terror trial adjourned until April

The trial of an Australian man charged with terrorism offenses in Bulgaria has been put on hold for three weeks after the court decided to hear testimony from additional witnesses. Ivan Zahariev, a dual Australian-Bulgarian citizen, has been in custody since September, when he was arrested for allegedly planning to go to Syria to join jihadi groups 15