URGENT - Israeli Strike Kills Hamas Military Leaders

(CNN) -- An Israeli bombing of a house in Gaza overnight killed three high-ranking members of Hamas' military wing, the Qassam Brigades, the militant group…

Army chief named Thailand's new PM

The military leader who took control of Thailand in a coup in May has been named the country's prime minister.

Thailand's National Legislative Assembly selected…

Jackie Chan: 'I'm extremely furious'

Kung fu movie star Jackie Chan says he "takes responsibility" for the drug charges laid against his son, 32-year-old Jaycee Chan, in Beijing.

Police detained…

Argentina has had it with U.S. bond laws

Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

REUTERS/Argentine Presidency/Handout via Reuter

Argentina wants to take its ball and go home in its ongoing debt crisis.

URGENT - Thailand-New-Prime-Minister

(CNN) -- Thailand's National Legislative Assembly has chosen coup leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha as the country's new prime minister. Gen. Chan-ocha was the…

Couple charged over alleged MH370 theft

Malaysian police have charged two people over the alleged theft of around $35,000 (110,600 Malaysian ringgits) from the bank accounts of four passengers on…

Obama and Holder hone messages on race issues

They are the nation's first African-American President and attorney general, so Barack Obama and Eric Holder always were going to face extra scrutiny over…

'Obama third term' label could hurt Clinton

Very few confidants and former aides were frenzied when Hillary Clinton came under fire for questions about her age, health and wealth.

Their view, for the most…

Airline profits up in first half of 2014

The top U.S. airlines earned a net profit of $3.8 billion during the first half of this year -- up from $1.6 billion during the same period last year,…

Beheading of James Foley recalls past horrors

James Foley in bushes

Courtesy Dan Shakal

The beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants has stirred grim memories, bringing into focus once again the risks faced by reporters in…

Official: U.S. Foley rescue attempt failed

James Foley

GlobalPost

U.S. special operations units were sent into Syria this summer to rescue American journalist James Foley and other hostages held by Islamic militants, a U.S.…

Dueling narratives in Michael Brown shooting

Protesters in Ferguson raise hands

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

What really happened to Michael Brown?

We know a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, fatally shot the unarmed 18-year-old, but police and witnesses have…

Running mate replaces dead Brazil candidate

A week after the death of Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane accident, his running mate Marina Silva announced she would replace him…

What we know about Ferguson

Ferguson protester holding sign

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Events continue to unfold at a rapid pace in Ferguson, Missouri. The city has been in turmoil since August 9, when white city police officer Darren Wilson…

Grand jury to 'thoroughly' mull Ferguson case

Clash in Ferguson

REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Two months. It looks like it might be that long before a local grand jury decides whether to bring charges in the death of Michael Brown -- the loud,…

Ferguson residents complain of police

Mike Knox, owner of Freestyle Barber & Beauty in Ferguson, Missouri, said police have pulled him over twice for what he calls "DWB" -- driving while black.…

Strikes, counterstrikes resume in Mideast

Israel targets Hamas Aug. 20

Strikes and counterstrikes between Israel and Hamas resumed as talks aimed at agreeing to a longer-term truce fell apart.

Since the temporary ceasefire crumbled…

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--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

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