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Israeli airstrike in Gaza van hit

3-day cease-fire announced in Mideast conflict

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Thursday that a three-day unconditional humanitarian cease-fire between…

Floor of NYSE

Dow plunges 317 points, now down for year

The best thing we can say about Thursday's stock market trading is that it is now over. The Dow fell 317 points, erasing all of its gains for the year.

Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola outbreak, Guinea

Source: Infected Americans to be evacuated

There was only enough for one.

With the word there was only enough of an experimental serum available to one of two American charity workers in Liberia…

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'Sharknado 2' runaway ratings hit

The Syfy channel's first "Sharknado" movie last July generated buzz through social media chatter. The second one earned even higher ratings.

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GOP dysfunction delays House's August recess

On what was supposed to be the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress.

House Republican leaders called off a vote Thursday on their…

Md train derailment

Broken rail caused deadly 2012 derailment

A broken rail caused a train derailment near Baltimore two years ago that killed two young women sitting on a railroad bridge, the National Transportation…

MH17 crash site

OSCE team reaches MH17 crash site area

It's a staggering figure, two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky.

As many as 80 bodies could still be lying in the fields of…

Ray Rice runs throw defender

Ravens' Rice: 'My actions were inexcusable'

Ray Rice, the Baltimore Ravens running back suspended by the NFL for two games after video showed him dragging his unconscious then-fiancée from an elevator,…

Ebola, West Africa blurb

Could Ebola come to the United States?

Yes, Ebola can come to the United States. But no, there's no reason to panic.

Weekly int'l flights from countries hit by Ebola

What is risk of catching Ebola on a plane?

Deadly diseases like Ebola are only a plane ride away. In today's interconnected world, linked by transoceanic flights, one infected person can trigger a…

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Pictures In The News

Angel in hot chocolate mug

Jesus, Mary sighted ... everywhere

From a T-shirt to a cheese doodle -- some people say they've seen the likeness of Jesus Christ, the Virgin Mary and other religious figures in a whole host of places.

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Malaysia Airlines flight crashes in Ukraine

International monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site for the first time in almost a week due to increased violence between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russia rebels near the crash site. Take a look at images from the tragedy.

Ebola, West Africa doctors

Ebola outbreak ravages West Africa

The Ebola outbreak has now killed 729 people in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria since March, according to the World Health Organization. Take a look at images of the ravaged West African region.

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