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Saturday, Jun 18, 2011 at 03:46 PM CDT

Karzai: U.S. Talking with Taliban

Karzai: U.S. Talking with Taliban

The Afghan president told reporters today that "peace talks have started with [the Taliban] already and it is going well."

Saturday, Jun 18, 2011 at 04:04 PM CDT

S. Korea Accidentally Fires at Passenger Jet

S. Korea Accidentally Fires at Passenger Jet

Two soldiers fired at the plane, which carried 119 passengers, with their K-2 rifles for about 10 minutes around 4 a.m. Friday.

Saturday, Jun 18, 2011 at 04:07 PM CDT

N.Y. Target Workers Vote Down Unionization

N.Y. Target Workers Vote Down Unionization

Efforts to make a Target store in Valley Stream, N.Y., the chain's first union shop have hit a snag: employees voted against joining the union, the company said Saturday.

Saturday, Jun 18, 2011 at 09:37 AM CDT

Computer Glitch Strands United Fliers

Computer Glitch Strands United Fliers

A glitch in United Air Lines' computer system left thousands of passengers stranded for hours Friday night.

Monday, Oct 28, 2013 at 01:17 PM CDT

Tainted Water Cleanup at Fukushima Halted

Tainted Water Cleanup at Fukushima Halted

About 110,000 metric tons of contaminated water—about the equivalent of 40 Olympic-sized swimming pools—have accumulated since the March 11 earthquake-tsunami disaster.

Monday, Jun 13, 2011 at 09:47 PM CDT

NTSB Investigates B-17 Bomber Crash

NTSB Investigates B-17 Bomber Crash

The "Flying Fortress" was carrying 7 people.

Sunday, Jun 12, 2011 at 04:59 PM CDT

Chile Volcano Grounds Flights in Australia, New Zealand

Chile Volcano Grounds Flights in Australia, New Zealand

Southern Chile's erupting Puyehue-Cordon-Caulle volcano chain has disrupted flights and grounded planes throughout South America, too.

Sunday, Jun 12, 2011 at 04:58 PM CDT

Syrian Troops Enter Northern Town

Syrian Troops Enter Northern Town

The latest action by the government has forced more people to flee towards the Turkish border, which 4,000 have already crossed, BBC News reported.

Monday, Jun 13, 2011 at 07:47 AM CDT

First New Photos of Giffords Released

First New Photos of Giffords Released

The congresswoman could be released from the Houston hospital where she has undergone rehabilitation as early as this month.

Saturday, Jun 11, 2011 at 06:29 PM CDT

Japanese Hold Anti-Nuke Protests on Quake Anniversary

Japanese Hold Anti-Nuke Protests on Quake Anniversary

Some of the marchers urged the immediate shutdown of all nuclear plants and demanded stringent government radiation tests.

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