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A power-sharing deal announced over the weekend ends the long dispute over who will lead Afghanistan. Afghan election officials announced that Ashraf Ghani is the country's next president.
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft on Sunday night fired its six main rocket engines for 33 minutes. That slowed the probe down enough so it could be captured by the Red Planet's gravity.
A muddy river in the Canadian province of New Brunswick is developing a reputation for its waves. A pair of surfers set a distance record, riding the wave of a tidal bore up the Petitcodiac River.
Congress is in recess with members campaigning in their districts ahead of the November vote. What is the role overseas events will play in the midterm election?
On Monday, at the U.N. climate change conference in New York, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and several dozen other groups will announce their divestment from fossil fuels.
The Detroit Medical Center rediscovered a folk remedy from the 1800s — stop a nosebleed by shoving pork up your nostrils. Other winners: banana research and dogs sense the Earth's magnetic field.