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  • UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

    A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children's clothing scattered... 20 minutes ago

  • Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, the third major international aviation disaster in a week. 20 minutes ago

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  • BUSINESS

    House, Senate chairs offer competing bills on VA

    With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up the delays.

  • WORLD

    Jet wreckage found in Mali

    An Air Algérie jetliner with 116 people on board crashed early Thursday in a remote area of Mali near the borders with Burkina Faso and Niger, officials said.

  • NATIONAL

    Senator’s plagiarism concerns War College

    The news that Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., plagiarized significant portions of his final paper for the U.S. Army War College took the political community by surprise. But among his fellow graduates from what is a coveted destination for would-be generals, there was a sense of disbelief mixed with ...

  • NATIONAL

    Dad charged after fallen dresser kills 2 toddlers

    The father of two toddlers who died after a dresser fell on them is facing involuntary manslaughter charges because he heard a crash and didn't immediately check on his daughters, a prosecutor said Thursday.

  • BUSINESS

    Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims

    A divided federal appeals court on Thursday threw out claims potentially worth billions of dollars against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by relatives of thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.

  • NATIONAL

    Alabama man claims penis mistakenly amputated

    An Alabama man who went into surgery for what was supposed to be a routine circumcision filed a lawsuit contending doctors mistakenly amputated his penis, but a hospital said Thursday the claims were without merit.

  • BUSINESS

    More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine

    More teen girls are getting a controversial cervical cancer vaccine but the increase isn't much of a bump, the government reported Thursday.

  • BUSINESS

    Morgan Stanley paying $275M to settle SEC charges

    Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $275 million to settle U.S. civil charges that it misled investors about risky mortgage bonds it sold ahead of the 2008 financial crisis.

  • NATION/WORLD

    Norway: Terror threat against Norway

    Norway's intelligence service said Thursday it has received information about an imminent "concrete threat" against Norway from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria.

  • BUSINESS

    US airlines resume flights to Israel

    U.S. airlines announced resumption of flights to Israel Thursday, after the Federal Aviation Administration lifted a two-day flight ban that prevented them from landing at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv. The FAA, heavily criticized by the Israeli government, took the action late ...

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