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Inside the Battle With ISIS That Killed a US Navy SEAL

Raphye Alexius/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Navy SEAL killed in northern Iraq Tuesday was part of a reaction force sent to rescue a small team of American advisers who had joined in the fight to help Kurdish Peshmerga forces push back a large surprise ISIS assault to take the small town of Tel Skuf, north of Mosul.Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Charles Keating IV, 31, of San Diego, was identified on Tuesday evening as the SEAL killed in the attack launched by 125 ISIS fighters.Army Col. ...

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Humpback Whale's Dramatic Entrance Captured on Video

ABC News(KETCHIKAN, Alaska) -- Up close and personal with a humpback whale.Dramatic footage captured at an Alaskan fishing ground shows the majestic mammal emerging from the water in all its glory, much to the delight, or perhaps fright, of onlookers.Whale sightings are not uncommon in Alaska, where whale-watching tours are easy to find. But seeing one at a dock was the real shocker.The Alaska Department of Fish and Game points out that humpbacks returning from their winter migrations -- as many as 500 at a ...

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Bush 41, 43 Do Not Plan to Endorse Donald Trump

Brett Coomer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- President George H.W. Bush and his son President George W. Bush have no plans to endorse Donald Trump, their spokespeople told ABC News."President Bush does not plan to participate in or comment on the presidential campaign,” spokesman Freddy Ford said.Jim McGrath, spokesman for the elder Bush, said the 41st president is out of politics."At age 91, President Bush is retired from politics," McGrath said in an email. "He naturally did a few things to help Jeb, but those were the ...

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Justice Department Says NC's 'Bathroom Law' Violates Civil Rights

Jill Knight/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has sent a letter informing the state government in North Carolina that the state's House Bill 2 violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act.The department gave the state until Monday to respond to the letter “by confirming that the State will not comply with or implement HB2.”A Justice Department source tells ABC News that the Justice Department hopes that the state will comply with the letter voluntarily. If the state does not, the source ...

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Reported Breakthrough in Growing Embryos in Vitro Could Raise Ethical Issues for Research

Medic Image/Getty(NEW YORK) -- Scientists have reported they have grown human embryos in vitro for 12 to 13 days, significantly longer than the previous record of nine days.If scientists are able to conduct experiments on embryos past 14 days, they may be able to "study all aspects of early human development with unprecedented precision," according to commentators on the two breakthrough studies published Wednesday in Nature and Nature Cell Biology.Two groups of researchers were able to get embryos to grow for 12 days and 13 ...

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Movers Allegedly Rob Family of Their Belongings

Peter Dazeley/Getty Images(DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga.) -- A Georgia familysays that the movers they hired to ship their possessions on Friday disappeared, taking with them nearly everything they own.“We built a life here, memories. We have items that are irreplaceable on that truck,” the homeowner, who wishes to remain anonymous, told ABC News affiliate WSB-TV.Lieutenant Glenn Daniel of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to ABC News that they are investigating the incident as a theft, and said that Atlanta police recovered the U-Haul in a ...

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Judge Says Clinton May Be Deposed in Email Case

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHTINGTON) -- A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Hillary Clinton may have to give a deposition in the case over her use of private email.The statement is another turn in the Freedom of Information Act lawsuit between conservative group Judicial Watch and the State Department, in progress at the U.S. District Court in Washington D.C.Judge Emmet G. Sullivan issued an order Wednesday saying that it “may be necessary” for the Plaintiff to seek a deposition from the former Secretary of State, ...

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UT Health Logo Autism Spectrum Disorder: Is it a Growing Problem?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in 68 children have been identified as having Autism Spectrum Disorder – or ASD. What is behind these alarming statistics?
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