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Armed police walk past a truck set on fire by attackers who raided Gamba police station at the Kenyan coast on Sunday.

Separate Attacks In Uganda, Kenya Leave Dozens Dead

This post was updated at 12:30 p.m. ET.

At least 17 people were killed in Uganda in an attack by armed gunmen on three police stations in an area of the country that had once been the focus of an Islamic insurgency.

Meanwhile, the al-Qaida-linked group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for attacking on two coastal villages in Kenya that left at least 22 people dead. NPR's Gregory Warner, reporting from Nairobi, says the deaths in Kenya include one Russian tourist.

Report: Most NSA-Intercepted Data From 'Ordinary Internet Users'

A Washington Post analysis of data provided by Edward Snowden has revealed that nine out of 10 communications intercepted by the National Security Agency were from ordinary Internet users, not legally targeted foreigners. But the examination also showed that officials gleaned valuable intelligence from the wide net the agency cast.

Suha Abu Khdeir, mother of 15-year-old Tariq Abu Khdeir, a U.S. citizen who goes to school in Tampa, Fla., shows a picture of her son sent from Israel after he was allegedly beaten by Israeli police.

Israel Arrests 6 Jewish Youths In Teen's Death

This post was updated at 4:10 p.m. ET.

Israel has arrested six suspects in connection with last week's killing of Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir. Meanwhile, an American cousin of the victim who was reportedly beaten by Israeli police has been sentenced to nine days home detention.

Study Shows Penguins Endangered By Waning Antarctic Ice

State Department 'Troubled' By Teen's Beating In Israel

New IRS Chief John Koskien: 'I Enjoy A Crisis'

First Responders Unprepared For Another Train Disaster

Pope Francis To Meet With Victims Of Clerical Sex Abuse

Iran's Surveillance Drones Over Iraq Make U.S. Military Wary

Iraqi Lawmakers Fail To Reach Deal On A New Government

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