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A traveler wins fans in an airport terminal — and online — by playing different versions of Beethoven's "Für Elise."
Aug. 12, 2014
A mother seeks advice on how to get her ex-husband to keep their sons on his plan because it would be less costly than hers.
Aug. 12, 2014
Russia says the trucks are bringing 2,000 tons of humanitarian aid to an area that's been torn by fighting. But Ukrainian leaders worry the convoy might conceal a military operation.
Aug. 12, 2014
Ebola continues to spread in West Africa. The latest figures from the World Health Organization cite 1,848 cases of the deadly disease across the region, and 1,013 deaths.
Aug. 12, 2014
The two sides attended the indirect, Egypt-mediated talks Monday in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, but The Associated Press quoted a senior Israeli official saying the talks had not gone well.
Aug. 12, 2014
Williams was a dervish of comedy — tossing off one-liners, biting asides and sidesplitting routines in a blizzard of accents, attitudes and goodhearted energy. He died Monday at 63.
Aug. 12, 2014
Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki is refusing to give up his position as prime minister, as the U.S. congratulates Shiite politician Haider al-Abadi.
Aug. 12, 2014
This past weekend, the word spread in the middle of the night in Sierra Leone: the way to prevent Ebola is to pray over hot salted water, then bathe in it.
Aug. 12, 2014
A spokeswoman for a Madrid hospital says a Spanish missionary priest who was evacuated from Liberia last week after testing positive for Ebola has died.
Aug. 12, 2014
The sun is just peaking over the rooftops and the main drink is coffee, not alcohol. But that hasn't kept Londoners from a popular morning rave that's rapidly spread to cities around the world.
Aug. 12, 2014
Williams was found in his California home Monday. The cause of death is believed to be suicide, according to officials.
Aug. 11, 2014
The retailer will pay a fine of $525,000 in connection to charges that its flagship store in New York was disproportionately suspecting black and Hispanics of credit card fraud and shoplifting.
Aug. 11, 2014
Haider al-Abadi, a prominent politician for the past decade, has been nominated as prime minister. But a potential confrontation looms with Nouri al-Maliki, the man who's had the job for eight years.
Aug. 11, 2014
Lynn Eldredge has had six different jobs since he was laid off from a tractor manufacturer in 2000. Fourteen years later, he makes the same amount of money at his current job that he did back then.
Aug. 11, 2014
The president said the only long-term solution in Iraq would be for Iraqis to work together. Obama said he and Vice President Biden have called to congratulate Haider al-Abadi.
Aug. 11, 2014
Your doctor and lawyer may know a lot about you. But in a time when we are using computers to socialize, keep track of finances, do work and store family photos your IT person probably knows more.
Aug. 11, 2014
Sierra Leone is at the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak. To help stop the virus, health workers are putting up Ebola awareness posters around the country. One doctor explains why they're so graphic.
Aug. 11, 2014
Brett McGurk is the U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for Iraq and Iran. He joins Robert Siegel to explain U.S. policy on Iraq.
Aug. 11, 2014
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try The Dahlia, from Denver Biscuit Company. It's a breakfast sandwich served on a French toast biscuit.
Aug. 11, 2014
The start to the school year in New Orleans offers a landmark moment in U.S. education. For the first time, a major urban school district will operate entirely with charter schools.
Aug. 11, 2014

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