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Afghan president delays signing U.S. deal
President Hamid Karzai cast fresh doubt on the future presence of thousands of American and allied forces on Sunday by rejecting a recommendation by an Afghan assembly of dignitaries to quickly sign a long-delayed security pact with the United States.
Severe weather headed east
A large storm already blamed for at least eight deaths in the West slogged through Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and other parts of the Southwest on Sunday, leading to hundreds of flight cancellations as it slowly churned east ahead of Thanksgiving.
Today in History for Monday, Nov. 25, 2013
Today is Monday, Nov. 25, the 329th day of 2013. There are 36 days left in the year.
Powerful storm system blasts US West; 8 killed
A powerful storm system that has caused hundreds of accidents across the Western U.S. marched eastward Saturday with predictions of widespread snow, freezing temperatures and gusty winds.
Secret US-Iran talks set stage for nuke deal
The United States and Iran secretly engaged in a series of high-level, face-to-face talks over the past year, in a high-stakes diplomatic gamble by the Obama administration that paved the way for the historic deal sealed early Sunday in Geneva aimed at slowing Tehran’s nuclear program, The Associated Press has learned.
Modest deal breaks deadlock at climate talks
Avoiding a last-minute breakdown, annual U.N. climate talks limped forward Saturday with a modest set of decisions meant to pave the way for a new pact to fight global warming.
Today in History for Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013
Today is Sunday, Nov. 24, the 328th day of 2013. There are 37 days left in the year.
Autopsy: TSA officer shot 12 times in LAX attack
A Transportation Security Administration officer killed by a gunman at Los Angeles International Airport was shot 12 times, with bullets grazing his heart and piercing his bladder and intestines, according to an autopsy report released Friday.
Anniversary of JFK death brings sadness, solemnity
It was the same time, 12:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22. It was the same place, downtown Dallas.
Philippine typhoon death toll rises above 5,000
The death toll from one of the strongest typhoons on record has risen above 5,000 and is likely to climb further, although recovery efforts are beginning to take hold, Philippine officials said Friday.
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