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Cure Hospital, Afghanistan

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Chicago pediatrician among 3 killed by guard

A Chicago pediatrician who "felt called" to move to Afghanistan to treat children and train physicians was among three Americans killed at a Kabul hospital Thursday by an Afghan guard.

Netanyahu at UN


Israel: Hamas presence a no-go for talks

Israel's Security Cabinet announced Thursday the country won't hold peace negotiations with a Palestinian government backed by the militant Hamas movement.

Flight 370 families


Refrain of passengers' families: Release data

As word came Thursday that the Malaysian government had filed a preliminary report about missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Sarah Bajc implored that the nation's officials share it with passengers' loved ones.

Bajc, the partner of American passeng...

Postal worker sentenced for hiding mail

US Attorney's office

Postal worker jailed for hiding mail

Newman, Jerry Seinfeld's diabolical nemesis and United States postal worker, was denied his dream transfer to Hawaii when the Post Office discovered he hadn't been delivering a lot of the mail he was supposed to be.

Unfortunately for Brent Morse, lif...

Russian masked gunman

REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

Ukraine: 5 pro-Russian militants die in clash

Ukrainian forces killed five militants during operations to take down pro-Russians' roadblocks in Slavyansk on Thursday, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said, in what appeared to be a significant escalation of violence in the country.

At the same time...

Malaysian Transportation

Families to demand info from Boeing on MH370

Families of Flight 370 passengers are taking a new step in their desperate search for information on what happened to their loved ones: turning to a U.S. company.

While pushing Malaysian authorities for answers, "we're also extending our reach now," S...


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FDA releases proposed e-cigarette regulations

The Food and Drug Administration is making another attempt at regulating electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products.

Yellow ribbons, South Korea ferry

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Ferry disaster: Yellow ribbons become symbol

The bright yellow ribbons are tied tightly to the metal bars of the main gate at Danwon High School. Nearby, they are attached to trees and posts. Altogether, there are thousands of them. The ribbons symbolize solidarity with the missing teenagers' families and hopes that some of the students -- who went to school in Ansan, a city near Seoul -- might still be found alive.

National Rifle Association

Daniel Acker / Reuters

NRA gathers as gun debate cools, shifts focus

The National Rifle Association holds its annual meeting with the gun debate cooling overall and pivoting to the states, where gun-control advocates are recalibrating their efforts.



Net neutrality rules to create Internet 'fast lane'

Federal regulators plan to propose new rules Thursday that would allow Internet providers to create a "fast lane" for certain websites and services.

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