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Israel Says It Will Only Fire in Response to Gaza Attacks

Israel Says It Will Only Fire in Response to Gaza Attacks

As international pressure mounted to end a 21-day conflict in which more than 1,000 people have been killed, an Israeli military official said the army would only fire in response to attacks, adding that...

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The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said 15 people were hospitalized after using synthetic marijuana in the last few days, officials said. The agency said ER visits for drug reactions have...

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"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After SoCal Lightning Strike

"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After SoCal Lightning Strike

Beachgoers reported seeing a bright flash, hearing the sound of a loud explosion and witnessing the chaos that ensued along the coast during a fatal lightning strike in Venice on Sunday afternoon. "It was like a

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Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes: Study

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Jul 27, 2014

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

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

The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight Monday morning, The...

Jul 27, 2014

Kevin Bacon Brings His "Six Degrees" to Comic-Con

Kevin Bacon Brings His "Six Degrees" to Comic-Con

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Friends Pray for North Texas Doctor Diagnosed With Ebola

Friends Pray for North Texas Doctor Diagnosed With Ebola

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Jul 27, 2014

"Sons of Anarchy" Book Announced at Comic-Con

"Sons of Anarchy" Book Announced at Comic-Con

"Sons of Anarchy" is revving up for its final season but the outlaw motorcycle club will live on in books. Series creator Kurt Sutter revealed the cover art to "Sons of Anarchy: Bratva" Sunday at Comic-Con.

Jul 27, 2014

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

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

Storms battered the U.S. on Sunday, unleashing hail on Michigan, destroying homes in Tennessee and triggering tornado warnings from Kentucky to Connecticut.

Jul 27, 2014

The Case for Legalized Marijuana

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.

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Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

A wildfire in Northern California has forced evacuations and destroyed 10 homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Saturday.

San Bruno to Address Illegal PG&E, CPUC Conduct in 2010 Explosion

San Bruno to Address Illegal PG&E, CPUC Conduct in 2010 Explosion

City leaders in San Bruno are expected to make a major announcement Monday, alleging a cozy relationship between PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission.

Police Investigate Deadly Triple Shooting in East Palo Alto

Police Investigate Deadly Triple Shooting in East Palo Alto

Gunfire in East Palo Alto has killed a 31-year-old man and sent two women to the hospital.

California Can't Say if It's Meeting Drought Goal

California Can't Say if It's Meeting Drought Goal

In ways big and small, the state government is conserving water to try to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's request that everyone, from residents to businesses to state agencies, reduce their use by 20 percent.

"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After SoCal Lightning Strike

"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After SoCal Lightning Strike

Beachgoers reported seeing a bright flash, hearing the sound of a loud explosion and witnessing the chaos that ensued along the coast during a fatal lightning strike in Venice on Sunday afternoon. "It was like a

Mosquito Fogging Planned in San Mateo County

Mosquito Fogging Planned in San Mateo County

A truck spraying mosquito-killing insecticide will be driving around parts of San Mateo and Hillsborough Monday evening, in an effort to combat the spread of West Nile Virus.