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Israeli airstrikes, Rafah, Gaza Strip

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Israel: Our soldier captured

The latest attempt at a Mideast cease-fire disintegrated Friday. After the capture of an Israeli soldier, the conflict edged closer to escalation than to peace.

Drone carrying camera

Mariana Bazo/Reuters

Drone with drugs, phones crashes outside prison

Look! It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a drone trying to smuggle drugs and cellphones into a South Carolina prison.

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Unemployment rate rises to 6.2%

After gangbusters jobs growth in June, hiring slowed to a less impressive pace in July.

The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.

The number was a bit disappointing after 298,000 jobs were added in ...

Exxplosion in Taiwan


Taiwan blasts rip trench in roads, 26 dead

A downtown district of the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung was ripped apart just before midnight Thursday by a series of explosions that killed at least 26 people and injured hundreds more, state news agency CNA reported.

The blasts, which were t...

US Capitol

Anthony Umrani/CNN

House mulls another shot at border bill

The House may vote on an emergency border bill on Friday after working to revive a stalled package that had been blocked by conservatives.

But there was no chance of anything from Congress reaching President Barack Obama's desk any time soon due to th...

Eric Cantor

Paul Courson/CNN

Cantor leaving Congress later this month

Eric Cantor will be leaving Congress earlier than expected -- the former House majority leader whose primary defeat less than two months ago rocked the Republican Party says he'll resign effective Aug. 18.

Kent Brantly, Nancy Writebol

From Samaritan's Purse/From SIM

Plane flies to evacuate Americans with Ebola

When a plane took off from Georgia to meet two American missionaries fighting to survive Ebola hemorrhagic fever in West Africa, social media in the United States lit up with fearful reactions.

Many posts called for keeping the infected patients out o...

MH17 crash site

Victoria Eastwood/CNN

MH17: 60 experts arrive at Ukraine crash site

The largest group yet of international monitors and experts on Friday reached the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine, where they will push forward with the grisly task of recovering human remains.

More than 60 experts are now...

India landslides


100 feared trapped in landslide

Rescuers have recovered 51 bodies after landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains trapped about 170 people in a western Indian village.

Meriam Yehya Ibrahim

Justice Center Sudan

Sudanese Christian who faced death now in US

A Sudanese Christian woman once sentenced to death in her native country because of her faith arrived in her new home, the United States, on Thursday.

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