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Earthquake[ See all 102 articles, 67 photos, 1 discussion, 1 comment ]

Earthquake in the News

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Fox News- Rescue workers acknowledged Friday they might not find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake as they confronted a new obstacle to their recovery work: a powerful aftershock that damaged two key access bridges to hard-hit Amatrice, threatening to isolate it. Mayor Sergio Pirozzi, warned that if new roads weren't quickly cleared to bypass the damaged ones, Amatrice risked being cut off at a time it needs as many transport options as possible to bring emergency crews in and some of the 281 dead out. Comment?

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Syria[ See all 71 articles, 39 photos ]

Syria in the News

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CBS- The United States and Russia said Friday they had resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were unable once again to forge a comprehensive agreement on stepping up cooperation to end the brutal war that has killed hundreds of thousands. After meeting off-and-on for nearly 10 hours in Geneva on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov could point to only incremental progress in filling in details of a broad understanding to boost joint efforts that was reached last month in Moscow. Comment?

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China[ See all 64 articles, 22 photos ]

China in the News

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WaPo- In this photo Wednesday, May 15, 2013, file photo, 47 year old Wang Hongfa holds the hand of his 8 year old son Wang Lichang at a hospital where he donated part of his liver to his ailing son as a living donor organ transplant in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province. China claims it ended the harvesting of executed inmates' organs for transplants in January 2015. Comment?

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Hillary Clinton[ See all 119 articles, 80 photos, 2 discussions, 81 comments ]

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CNN- Hillary Clinton is surrounded by suggestions of controversy. Terms like "Clinton Foundation," "email server," and "Benghazi" hover around her like a faint smoke that hints at the existence of fire. Comment?

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Summer Olympics[ See all 159 articles, 113 photos ]

Summer Olympics in the News

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WaPo- Canada's Christine Sinclair, who plays for the Portland Thorns, has been named the National Women's Soccer League Player of the Olympics. Sinclair scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over host Brazil to earn Canada its second straight Olympic bronze medal. Comment?

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Us Open[ See all 27 articles, 15 photos ]

Us Open in the News

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ABC- Winning a Grand Slam tennis tournament requires years of practice and preparation, but the unruly, random path to victory is framed in a matter of mere minutes. Hoping to avoid that hot qualifier right out of the box? Perhaps dodge the dangerous floater in the third round? Maybe lock in a few comfortable opponents you've never lost to? The die is cast as quickly as the numbered chip comes out of the lidless silver trophy. Comment?

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Mexico[ See all 30 articles, 21 photos, 1 discussion, 2 comments ]

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WaPo- President Barack Obama's nomination of Judge Merrick Garland, seen here in a file photo, to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court is stuck in the Senate. For five months, Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland has awaited Senate action on his confirmation - to no avail, as the chamber's Republican leaders insist that the next president fill the vacancy created by Justice Antonin Scalia's February death. Comment?

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Iran[ See all 61 articles, 29 photos ]

Iran in the News

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Fox News- Dangerous confrontations between Iranian and American warships in the Persian Gulf are up more than 50 percent in 2016 compared with this time last year, according to a U.S. defense official - despite the highly touted nuclear accord, as well as a recent $1.7 billion U.S. payment to Tehran. The latest incidents of provocative Iranian behavior flared in the Persian Gulf earlier this week, including one filmed by the U.S. Navy. Comment?

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Health Care[ See all 8 articles, 4 photos ]

Health Care in the News

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WaPo- Into the car her family loads her and then her walker, an aid the 81-year-old didn't need until recently. Her loved ones blame the stress. Comment?

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Champions League[ See all 11 articles, 3 photos ]

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CNN- Gareth Bale's Real Madrid is hoping to make history by becoming the first club to successfully defend the Champions League title. No team has managed the feat since Europe's top tournament was revamped in 1992. Comment?

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