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Clearing mines amid the rubble of war. (Yahoo News)A team made up mostly of Kurdish civilians is tasked with clearing explosive devices before displaced Iraqi residents can return to their homes.


2016-08-26 03:00:39 -0600

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky. (AP)Aaron Persky, criticized for a lenient sentence for a former Stanford swimmer, will no longer hear criminal matters.


2016-08-25 22:09:20 -0600

Why rich donors keep giving to losing GOP candidates like Mitt Romney and John McCain. (AP)Victory on Election Day is decidedly secondary for super-rich backers of high-profile politicians.


2016-08-25 12:25:58 -0600