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Diplomatic efforts to end the conflict in Gaza sputtered Wednesday amid Hamas' rejection of Egyptian efforts to broker a deal and rising anger over civilian deaths -- including those of four children killed while playing on the beach.
A Florida teenager whose videotaped beating in Jerusalem was widely decried was to return home late Wednesday, his body still healing from the pummeling he received at the hands of Israeli police.
Pull over for a second, America. We know it's hot out there. But Congress is about to decide whether your life on the road will get easier or be more difficult.
Cathay Pacific was pronounced the world's airliner of the year at the industry's leading awards ceremony at the Farnborough International Airshow Tuesday.
The National Minimum Drinking Age Act was passed in 1984, leading to 21 becoming the legal age for alcohol in the U.S.
A man wearing a Captain America T-shirt and camouflage shorts broke into the Kennedy compound in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, police said. When officers asked him what he was doing there, he replied: "Looking for Katy Perry."
Eleven years ago, Danae Mines ignored her family's objections and became one of the few female firefighters with the New York City Fire Department, better known as FDNY. And this week, with her trademark determination, she broke through a different traditionally all-male barrier: the FDNY Calendar of Heroes.
Some home buyers are interested in "time-capsule houses," especially houses built in the middle of the 20th century.
When Jon Stewart gave Hillary Clinton a career aptitude test on the 'Daily Show' Tuesday night, her answers alluded to a presidential bid.
Some of the world's most well-known companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, Boots and Starbucks have become successful partly by convincing us through their products that their corporate values align with consumers' personal values.
Given the conditions in the Middle East, "this might be more dangerous than any time in the past," U.S. Sen. John McCain said.
You have to hand it to Dick Cheney. How many people, knowing what has happened in Iraq over the last 12 years, would dare to write an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal recently containing this line: "Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many" -- and not be talking about George W. Bush? The man has chutzpah.
The annual FDNY calendar featuring some of New York's hottest firefighters welcomes its first woman in the 2015 edition.
Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman! What the heck was that flaming thing streaking across Australian skies?
Where'd all the baseball fans go?,asks Mike Downey. Attendance at games and TV viewership are way down; it seems the game's status as the great American pastime is slipping
It's been eight years since a black exotic dancer in Durham, North Carolina, accused three white Duke University lacrosse players of rape, sexual assault and kidnapping at a party. Whether you believe justice was adequately served -- without a trial, the North Carolina attorney general unilaterally declared the indicted players innocent -- one fact remains indisputable: A whole lot of underage drinking of beer and Jack Daniels was going on throughout much of that March day, badly impairing the judgment of the more than 40 man-boys in attendance.