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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 2:36 AM

Rare Lightning Strikes Kill 1, Injure 8 Others in SoCal

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 10:45 PM

5 Family Members Found Dead in Maine Home

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 1:33 AM

U.N. Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-Fire

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 11:06 PM

Second American Diagnosed With Ebola in Liberia

A second U.S. citizen working in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, a charitable organization working in the county said on Sunday, NBC News reported. The latest victim is Nancy Writebol, who was helping a joint Serving In Mission/Samaritan's Purse team in Liberia to help treat victims of the deadly disease at a Case Management Center in Monrovia, according to a statement from Samaritan’s Purse. Meanwhile, Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, an American earlier infected with the disease was receiving intensive treatment Sunday and was in stable condition. Read »
Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 11:45 PM

Massive Storm Batters U.S. With Hail, Flooding and Strong Winds

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 11:09 PM

Toddler Crashes Jeep, Runs Home to Watch Cartoons

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 4:07 PM
 

We should tell Putin and the Russians that if they keep this up, we will move to expel them — along with the Europeans — from the WTO, and we will not allow the World Cup to go forward in four years in Russia.  

— Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on NBC's "Meet the Press" that the United States and its European allies should use the World Trade Organization and the World Cup to pressure Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Ukraine crisis.
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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 2:45 AM

Fast-Moving Blazes Race Through Northern California

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 10:09 PM

The Case for Legalized Marijuana

On Sunday, The New York Times became the largest U.S. newspaper to support decriminalizing pot on the federal level. Thirty-six states and the District of Columbia have loosened their marijuana laws and 55 percent of Americans say they support legalizing the drug. Alaska and Oregon will decide whether or not to allow marijuana for recreational purposes in November of this year. Read »
Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 5:54 PM

Satellite Images Show Russia Firing Into Ukraine: Officials

Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 at 6:25 PM

Pregnant Woman Killed While Admiring Gun Collection

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 12:17 AM

2 in Police Custody for Fatal Carjacking That Killed 3

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