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Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 4:51 PM

"Unjustified": Trial Starts in Detroit Woman's Killing

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 5:49 PM

10 Million Got Obamacare Coverage, Study Confirms

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 5:37 PM

Hamas Leader Wants Humanitarian Truce, With Conditions

A political leader of Hamas said Wednesday that the group would support a humanitarian truce in Gaza, but only if Israel ends its siege of the Palestinian territory, NBC News reported. Khaled Meshaal, Chairman of the Hamas Political Bureau, said that a truce is needed so that the wounded can be evacuated from Gaza and relief can be brought in. He also pleaded with the international community to send medicine and fuel to Gaza, which has been battered by fighting for 15 days. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Dutch Mayor Apologizes for Remark About Putin's Daughter

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 6:31 PM

"I Lost Everything": Strike Kills Gaza Man's Family

A man in Gaza is mourning the death of his wife and children after two Israeli missiles slammed into the building they were staying in on Sunday, killing Hassan Al Hallaq's pregnant wife, his two sons, his mother, his sister and another child. They died despite the fact that Al Hallaq had earlier moved his family to the center of Gaza City at the behest of Israel, after it had warned Gazans living along the border to vacate for their own safety. More than 70 percent of those killed in Gaza have been civilians, the United Nations says. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 1:54 PM

CDC Lab Chief Resigns After Anthrax Fumble

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 4:05 PM

GM Recalls Another 718,000 U.S. Vehicles

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 1:24 PM

Doctor Leading Fight Against Ebola Gets Infected

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 1:42 PM

FAA Extends Israel Flight Ban 24 Hours

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 11:13 AM

MH17 Family Living in "Hell Beyond Hell" After Losing Three Kids

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 11:05 AM

U.N. Rights Chief: Israel May Be Committing War Crimes in Gaza

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 3:13 PM

Passenger Plane Crashes in Taiwan in Stormy Weather

At least 40 people were killed in Taiwan when a TransAsia Airways plane crashed during an emergency landing, Taiwan's Central News Agency said. Seven people were injured, the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu told the news outlet, The Associated Press reported. Local media said the flight was traveling from Kaohsiung to Makung during stormy weather in the wake of Typhoon Matmo. There were conflicting reports about the number of dead and injured. China's Xinhua news agency said 40 people died, but Taiwan's Transport Minister Yeh Kuang-shih said 47 people were trapped and feared dead. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 7:21 AM

Rebels Shoot Down Ukrainian Fighter Jets: Reports

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 5:53 AM

Kerry Lands in Tel Aviv to Push for Cease-Fire

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 6:09 AM

U.S. "Lone Soldier" Gets Hero's Burial in Israel