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NATO's secretary general has condemned Russia for sending a "so-called humanitarian convoy" into eastern Ukraine without the consent of the Ukrainian government.
1 hr ago | Farmington Daily Times
This photo made available by E! Television shows Elizabeth Hurley as Queen Helena, the Queen of England, William Moseley as Prince Liam and Vincent Regan as King Simon, right, during filming of new television series "The Royals."
2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
A Swedish TV network has apologized to Costa Rica for using the Central American country's national anthem to promote a comedy show.
2 hrs ago | KOAT-TV
The West African country of Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread, according to the Senegalese Interior Ministry.
5 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Men carry food aid that was given to them Thursday at the West Point area, one of the places where the Ebola virus has claimed lives, in Monrovia, Liberia.
6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
A Swedish artist has been sentenced to six months in prison for works that a court said depicted Gypsies and blacks in a racist manner.
The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.
A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 5 inches of water.
A man watches a TV news program showing the missile launch conducted by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they had to leave.
The Islamic State group had gained control of large swaths of western and northern Iraq and had taken the dam, but Iraqi and Kurdish forces, backed by a barrage of U.S. airstrikes were able to push the militants back and regain control of the dam.
At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said.
A pack of lions got into a fight with an angry crocodile at the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya.
One year after the deadly chemical attack on rebel-held areas outside Damascus, the victims and their families have yet to see those behind the mass killings held responsible, a human rights group said Thursday.
The law on assisted suicide in Switzerland isn't clear, according to a paper published in the journal Law, Ethics and Medicine this week.
JAKARTA: Indonesian police fired tear gas Thursday to disperse protesters trying to get close to a court set to rule on a challenge to the legality of last month's elections.
Nivea dos Santos got her first job as a live-in maid at age 12, dusting, vacuuming, ironing and polishing the silver of a wealthy Rio de Janeiro family from dawn until she'd fall, exhausted, into bed.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:23 am
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