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Subscriber onlyBen Stiller and his wife announced Friday that they are separating after 17 years of marriage. Stiller and actress Christine Taylor released a joint statement Friday announcing their breakup. They were married in May 2000 and have two children, who they said will remain their priority. "With tremendous love and respect for each other, and the 18 years we spent together as a couple, we have made the decision to separate. Our priority will continue to be raising our children as devoted parents and the closest of friends," the actors wrote. "We kindly ask that the media respect our privacy at this time." Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyJoe Biden, the former vice president, in a convocation address at Cornell University, asserted that the country's current trend toward "fringe ideologies" is a "temporary state of affairs" that the American people will not tolerate for long. Continue reading...

Carter’s adviser Brzezinski dies

Subscriber onlyZbigniew Brzezinski, the foreign-policy adviser who helped get Jimmy Carter to the White House in 1976 and then guided him through a series of international crises that contributed significantly to Carter’s defeat at the polls four years later, died Friday night. He was 89. Continue reading...

G-7 targets terror ideology

Bloc presses for Net help of tech firms

Subscriber onlyLeaders of the Group of Seven industrialized nations on Friday put pressure on Internet companies and social media sites to do more to stop the spread of "hateful ideology," appealing to their sense of social responsibility to more swiftly identify and remove terrorist propaganda. Continue reading...

Carter's adviser Brzezinski dies

Foreign policy was largely his

Subscriber onlyZbigniew Brzezinski, the foreign-policy adviser who helped get Jimmy Carter to the White House in 1976 and then guided him through a series of international crises that contributed significantly to Carter's defeat at the polls four years later, died Friday night. He was 89. Continue reading...

Victims' kin agreeable, S.C. killer of 7 gets life term

Subscriber onlyA prosecutor wanted to send a man who killed seven people in South Carolina to death row, but the state's lack of execution drugs and the desire of victims' relatives to never see him again led authorities to accept a deal for life in prison without parole for the serial killer. Continue reading...

Flight set to 'kill' mock-up of ICBM

N. Korea is focus of interceptor test

Subscriber onlyPreparing for North Korea's growing threat, the Pentagon will try to shoot down a simulated intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time in a test next week. The goal is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the U.S., officials said Friday. Continue reading...

Partial health care bill expected

Off for a week, Senate Republicans still at odds on details

Subscriber onlySenate Republicans plan to return from a weeklong holiday recess with a partial draft of a bill to reshape the nation's health care laws. But significant and persistent divisions in their ranks have cast the prospect of passing legislation into serious doubt after weeks of discussion. Continue reading...

Warthog gets retirement reprieve

Air Force puts end to long push to dump A-10 attack plane

Subscriber onlyThe Warthog is sitting pretty. Continue reading...

Sources: Kushner sought back channel to Kremlin

Subscriber onlyJared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to the U.S. discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Donald Trump's transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent move to shield their pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring, according to U.S. officials briefed on intelligence reports. Continue reading...

Senate panel said to seek files

Sources: Russia-related records sought from Trump camp

Subscriber onlyThe Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race, has asked President Donald Trump's political organization to gather and produce all Russia-related documents, emails and phone records going back to his campaign's launch in June 2015, according to two people briefed on the request. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyBrad Pitt, Pharrell Williams and numerous members of rock royalty joined mourners Friday at Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell's memorial service at a storied Hollywood cemetery. Soundgarden music played from a portable speaker outside the cemetery's gates as a group of about a dozen fans gathered outside. Chauffeured cars and sport utility vehicles arrived carrying mourners, including Cornell's widow and his two youngest children, for a private service on the Fairbanks Lawn at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Continue reading...

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Subscriber only Lucas Papademos, 69, the former Greek prime minister who was injured by a mail-bomb explosion in his car, was recuperating well, health officials said, although he will remain in intensive care. Continue reading...