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Long Haul? Israel Won't Stop Fighting, Netanyahu Says

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 3:14pm
Israel is prepared to continue fighting in the Gaza Strip after the army completes its primary mission of destroying cross-border tunnels from the territory.
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Concertgoer Dies of Apparent Overdose in Maryland

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 3:13pm
A 20-year-old died and a 17-year-old is critical in the apparent drug incidents at the Mad Decent Block Party in Howard County, west of Baltimore.
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Film, Tours Give Raw Glimpses of WWII Internment Camps

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 2:41pm
A new film uncovers the story of the lesser-known WWII camps in Hawaii, as an effort to preserve the sites as national monuments builds support.
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Blast at Auto Wheel Factory Kills Dozens in China

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 2:23pm
The explosion may have been caused by a flame that was lighted in a dust-filled room, the state news agency Xinhua said.

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Do Travelers Need Medical Evacuation Insurance?

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 2:11pm
As the first of two Americans infected with Ebola return to the U.S., travelers may be wondering how they would get back home in a medical emergency.

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Why Do You Love Personality Quizzes? Experts Explain

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 12:56pm
Yes, there are reasons why you care which Disney character you are. Researchers explain why we love personality tests.

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NASA Test Gives a Boost to 'Impossible' Space Engine

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 12:44pm
NASA researchers have reported fresh evidence that an "impossible" space propulsion technology might actually work.
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Ready for Treatment: First Ebola-Stricken American Arrives in U.S.

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 12:02pm
Dr. Kent Brantly — the first person infected with Ebola to be transported to the U.S. — was flown on a plane outfitted with containment equipment.

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Oscar Pistorius' Brother 'Badly Hurt' in Car Crash

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 12:02pm
The track star’s brother Carl was involved in the head-on collision with another car while returning home from a business trip.
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James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' Hits Theaters

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:25am

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Epic Trip: Man Pushes Wheelchair-Bound Friend 500 Miles

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:15am
When wheelchair-bound Justin Skeesuck told his friend he’d like to trek 500 miles through the Pyrenees and deserts of Spain, the idea seemed crazy.

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NYPD Chokehold Victim's Family Calls for Action

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:13am
The widow of Eric Garner called on prosecutors to take action after the city medical examiner ruled that a police chokehold had killed him.
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Missouri Mayor Accused of Running Cyclist Off the Road

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:13am

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Injured Paul George Out of 'Successful' Surgery

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 11:04am
George suffered a catastrophic right leg fracture early in the fourth quarter of an exhibition contest on Friday night.

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Rescue Flight: First Ebola-Stricken American En Route to Atlanta

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 10:10am
Dr. Kent Brantly — the first person infected with Ebola to be transported to the U.S. — will land at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta.

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Outbreak Panic: Is It Safe to Bring Ebola Victims to the U.S.?

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 10:01am
Here are some answers to the questions so many of you are asking about Ebola.

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I'm Latino, Too! Not All Hispanics Embrace Diversity

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 9:30am
Hispanics are a diverse lot, yet some feel removed from the community due to skin color, language ability or mixed heritage.

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No to Truce Talks: Israel Won't Attend Cairo Meeting

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 9:05am
Israel will not send envoys to truce negotiations in Egypt Saturday aimed at ending the deadly Gaza conflict, an Israeli official said.

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Get Your Paycheck When You Want It

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 6:57am
A new app-based service called Activehours gives you access to your pay as you earn it, and you choose whether to pay for the service.

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The Low-Fee Bank Accounts You've Never Heard Of

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 6:56am
Some of America’s banks have a dirty, little secret: low or no-fee banking options for people who qualify.

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