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Job Growth Slows in July; Jobless Rate Inches Up

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Israeli Soldier Feared Captured as Truce Unravels

A three-day Gaza cease-fire that started Friday crumbled nearly two hours after it went into effect, with Israel suggesting one of its soldiers may have been captured and at least 35 Palestinians killed and 200 wounded by Israeli tank shells in the southern town of Rafah, NBC News reported. Earlier, Israel and Hamas had agreed to halt all aggressive operations, but Israel said one of its soldiers, 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin, 23, appeared to have been taken about 90 minutes after the truce began. The Israeli military says Gaza militants have fired eight rockets and mortars at Israel since the cease-fire started. Read »
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Ebola Patient Headed to Atlanta Hospital

An Atlanta hospital is preparing for a new patient with Ebola. Emory University Hospital said Thursday that it is readying an isolation unit for an infected patient, expected to arrive "within the next several days." The university said it did not know whether the patient were one of the two Americans fighting the infection in Liberia. The isolation unit was built in collaboration with the CDC to treat patients with certain infectious diseases. Read »
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Pregnant Va. Woman Dies After Being Stung by Wasps

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Palestinians Turned Away From Cairo Peace Talks

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Cop Who Failed Drug Tests Blames Sex Cream

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 11:19 AM
 

Stop just hatin’ all the time. Let’s get some work done.  

— President Barack Obama chastising Republicans for moving to sue him over the use of executive actions.
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Signed Ticket From Gehrig's Final Game Nets $95K

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Cantor to Resign From Congress August 18

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Arrested Spider-Man: Characters Make Times Square

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Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Law Struck Down

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Dramatic Photos: The Conflict in Gaza

The violence in Gaza between Israel and Hamas continues to escalate... See Full Gallery »

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12-Year-Old Arrested in Homeless Man's Killing

Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 at 8:48 PM

Sudanese Mom Who Faced Death Over Faith Lands in U.S.

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25 Dead After Gas Explosion Rocks City In Taiwan