Could Ebola come to the United States?

A man boards a plane in Liberia with a slight fever. As the jet nears an airport in New York, his temperature rises; his throat grows sore.

It's the flu, he…

Fresh shells fall near UN school in Gaza

A number of shells fell Thursday next to a U.N. school housing displaced residents -- a day after another school-turned-shelter was hit by artillery killing…

No deal: Argentina in default as talks fail

Argentina has defaulted for the second time in 13 years after officials failed to come to an agreement with the country's bondholders.

After frantic last minute…

A look at North Korea's summer camp

What might be a good way to get your misbehaving kids to pipe down this summer? Tell them you'll ship them off to North Korea.

As a host of American kids spend…

URGENT - Gaza shells next to UN school

(CNN) -- A number of shells fell Thursday next to a U.N. school housing displaced residents, Gaza's health ministry said. Ministry spokesman Ashraf Al-Qidra…

URGENT - Israel reservists called up

(CNN) -- The Israeli military said Thursday it is calling up 16,000 additional reservists. The addition brings the total number of reservists called up since…

Agrawal: Can John Kerry friend India's Modi?

If India and the United States were Facebook friends, the relationship between the world's two largest democracies would undoubtedly be "complicated." It is no…

FlorCruz: Corruption charges no longer shock

President Xi Jinping's campaign to punish corrupt Chinese officials has hit its biggest target.

Zhou Yongkang, 71, who used to be one of the most powerful…

House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

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The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at…

Agrawal: Can John Kerry friend India's Modi?

If India and the United States were Facebook friends, the relationship between the world's two largest democracies would undoubtedly be "complicated." It is no…

Oops. Senate makes $2 billion error

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Senators trying to mount a head-on battle with the House over highway funding may have doomed their own bill with a $2 billion mistake.

Police: Man planned to eat girlfriend's dog

New Mexico man marinates dog

According to a criminal complaint filed in a Torrance County, New Mexico, court, the dog was stabbed in the heart and skinned. Parts of the animal were then…

Travel + Leisure names world's best cities

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Thailand's recent political troubles may have worked in Japan's favor when it came to this year's Travel + Leisure awards, with Kyoto knocking Bangkok off its…

Is 2014 the deadliest year for flights?

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Some may wonder if, statistically, the skies are getting more dangerous. They may ask themselves whether 2014 is trending toward one of the deadliest years in…

Sick leave policies pick up steam

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Biviana Lagunas must skip class or her part-time job when her 4-year-old germ-magnet brother Derik is running a fever, because their mother has no paid time…

Weddings? Babies? College kids registering for gifts too

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Move over brides and expectant moms: Now college-bound kids want to be showered with gifts also.

'Substantial' UCLA damage after pipe break

A day after 20 million gallons of water gushed out of an old, broken water main, UCLA had quite a mess on its hands Wednesday -- and it still was trying to…

"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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