Wawrinka's great escape, Serena rallies

At the 1994 U.S. Open, John McEnroe said he would commentate on his head if Jan Siemerink won a fourth-set tiebreak after falling behind 6-0 to fellow Dutchman…

Stunning blue hue as algae lights up HK

The stunning photo shows a shimmering blue shoreline with the bright lights of Hong Kong in the distance.

The fluorescent blue glow is natural lighting powered…

Couple missing after posting Craigslist ad

Police have identified a suspect in the case of a Georgia couple who went missing after contacting a car seller on Craigslist.

Elrey Runion and his wife, June,…

'Historic' storm bears down on the Northeast

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Someday you may tell your grandchildren about the Blizzard of 2015.

The National Weather Service, which isn't prone to exaggeration, is using terms like "…

Ambassador defends Netanyahu Congress speech

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu isn't aiming to disrespect President Obama or muddy the waters of American politics when he speaks before Congress,…

Malaysia Airlines website hacked by ISIS supporters

Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200

The official Malaysia Airlines website has been hacked by a group claiming to support Islamist terror group, ISIS.

On logging into www.malaysiaairlines.com on…

Australia Day 'Knightmare' as Prince Philip gets PM's nod

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has shirt-fronted the Australian public by awarding a Knighthood to a foreigner who already has a lot silverware in the pool room:…

Euro slips after anti-austerity party wins Greek elections


The euro slid early Monday after the left-wing party Syriza swept to victory in Greek elections, a major rebuke of austerity policies.

The euro hovered around…

Teen girl sought in $4.6M diamond heist


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Police are on the hunt for a girl as young as 12 and three adults allegedly involved in a $4.6-million diamond heist that targeted a luxury jewelry store in…

'Not guilty' plea in Canada-Iraq bombing case

Lawsuit stems from 2013 death of Kendrick Johnson

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When a suicide bomber detonated his truck outside Forward Operating Base Marez in Iraq in 2009, it wasn't the first time that type of attack killing U.S.…

Northeast blizzard: What you need to know if you're traveling

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The Northeast is bracing for a storm that could throw off travel plans not only on the east coast, but around the nation.

A potentially "historic and…

ISIS appears to demand swap for Japanese man

Japanese ISIS hostages

ISIS appears to have beheaded one of its Japanese hostages and is demanding the release of a convicted terrorist in Jordan to spare the other.

A video file…

Hoax call connected to British prime minister

Cameron hoaxess


British Prime Minister David Cameron got an unexpected call from someone claiming to be one of the country's top spy chiefs.

It was one of two hoax calls…

When politics and beauty pageants collide

It was an innocent mistake, one that was easy to correct -- before the social media age.

Miss Lebanon and Miss Israel were at an event in Los Angeles with…

NYC mayor: 'Don't underestimate this storm'

Noreaster winter storm

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This is no ordinary snow storm, weather experts say.

The National Weather Service is using terms such as "life-threatening" and "historic" to describe the…

Diversity, speech have big moments at SAG

"Birdman" won the big prize -- outstanding motion picture cast -- at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, but it was talk about heritage and diversity…

Greek elections: Is Tsipras man of moment?

Alexis Tsipras

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Alexis Tsipras is the man of the moment, the poster child of Greece's new left, the firebrand leader of anti-austerity party Syriza. In his fine suits, he cuts…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--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.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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