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Five Israeli Troops Killed Ahead Of Cease-Fire

The soldiers were killed a day before a cease-fire between Israel and Gaza was set to begin, offering a lull in the fighting that has raged for weeks.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:18:31 GMT
Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Die for Faith Arrives in U.S.

Meriam Ibrahim was welcomed by the large Sudanese community of Manchester, New Hampshire, after her harrowing journey from prison.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 03:14:42 GMT
FAA Restricts Flights Over Iraq Amid Missile Fear

Jets must fly higher than 30,000 feet over Iraq, according to new rules issued as fighting rages in the country.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:43:14 GMT
'I Wasn't Scared': Girl Describes High Dive Mishap

"I blacked out, I don't remember hitting the first platform or hitting the water. All I remember was popping up and I was in shock and panicking," Taylor Jo Roberts.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:34:25 GMT
Still No Clues in Disappearance of Missing Mom

The search entered into its seventh day Thursday with no signs of Jennifer Huston, a mother of two who left to run errands and never returned.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:21:05 GMT
Holder: Inmates Deserve to Know Lethal Cocktail

Eric Holder said Thursday that prisoners have a right to know the composition and sources of the death penalty drugs to be administered.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:30:34 GMT
Congress Finishes Some Work, But Fails to Act on Border

Congress proved able to address at least some of the nations most urgent problems before leaving town on Thursday.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:29:24 GMT
Ebola Victim's Wife: Kids and I 'Are Physically Fine'

Amber Brantly said she and her two children are physically fine and had left Liberia before Dr. Kent Brantley was exposed.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:13:19 GMT
Series of Gas-Fueled Blasts Ignite Huge Fires in Taiwan

The fatalities included five firefighters and the search for survivors was being hampered by a power outage.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:01:45 GMT
Series of Gas-Fueled Blasts Ignite Huge Fires in Taiwan

The fatalities included five firefighters and the search for survivors was being hampered by a power outage.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:01:45 GMT
Obamacare Challengers Urge Quick Supreme Court Review

Two federal courts reached opposite conclusions on that issue last week.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:38:08 GMT
Eerie Clinton Tape Surfaces: I Could Have Killed Osama

The day before September 11, 2001, Bill Clinton was in Australia saying he had a chance to take the former al-Qaeda leader out but passed.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:24:21 GMT
Happy Birthday, Game Boy! Nintendo Gamechanger Turns 25

The handheld gaming console that started it all, Game Boy, turned 25 years old Thursday, as difficult as that may be to believe.

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:11:00 GMT
Bromance Over: Time for Boehner and Cantor to Part

The dramatic working relationship of top House Republicans John Boehner and Eric Cantor ends as Cantor steps down after a shocking election defeat.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:55:52 GMT
CIA Boss Apologizes for Hacking Senate Computers

CIA Director John Brennan has privately apologized to Senate intelligence committee leaders now that the spy agency's inspector general has found that its employees did act improperly when searching Senate computers earlier this year.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:53:50 GMT
'Wish It Was Over': Israeli Reservists Hope for End to Conflict

The Israeli military on Thursday announced it had called up an additional 16,000 reservists, as Netanyahu vowed the attacks would not stop until Hamas' tunnels are destroyed.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:52:04 GMT
NBC Reporter Gets Rare Look Inside Hamas Tunnels

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to destroy all the Hamas tunnels in the Gaza Strip with or without a cease-fire.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:50:12 GMT
CIA 'Improperly Accessed' Senate Computers, Agency Finds

CIA director John Brennan apologized to Senate Intelligence Committee leaders amid calls for his resignation.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:48:55 GMT
Edward Snowden's Temporary Asylum Set to Expire in Russia

Snowden has applied to extend his one-year asylum in Russia, according to his lawyer.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:47:53 GMT
Eerie Clinton Tape Surfaces: I Could Have Killed Osama

In a newly-released audio tape, Bill Clinton discusses why he passed on the opportunity to kill Osama bin Laden.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:45:25 GMT
Pot Brownies Are About to Get Weaker in Colorado

Edible marijuana producers say they'll comply with the rules by making milder products.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:36:33 GMT
Cease-Fire: Israel and Gaza Agree to 72-Hour Pause

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced an "unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in Gaza.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:35:14 GMT
Julia Roberts Has a Ball With Jimmy Fallon

The Oscar-winning actress visited "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" and had beach balls thrown at her famous face.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:53:34 GMT
USDA Revamps 50-Year-Old Poultry Inspection Rules

Poultry inspectors will focus more on food safety than on quality, potentially resulting in fewer foodborne illnesses each year.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:49:00 GMT
Peace Corps' Ebola Evacuation Disappoints Volunteers

"Its scary to think that they might not be able to finish what they started, says one volunteer awaiting flight out of Guinea.

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:39:18 GMT