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Malaysia plans to nationalize its flag carrier Malaysia Airlines after back-to-back disasters and a 12-year stretch that saw the company restructured four times.
August 08, 2014
The toddler had no comment because he can't talk yet. But the Secret Service handed the little guy a time out and then sent him on his way.
August 08, 2014
State legislatures have passed laws that require doctors to have hospital admitting privileges to perform abortions. Some courts are now saying these laws are unconstitutional.
August 08, 2014
Guests at the U.S.-Africa Summit were served beef with a Moroccan spice blend. We asked food mavens Marcus Samuelsson and Paula Wolfert to share their recipes. So now you can dine like a diplomat!
August 08, 2014
The two men, who agreed to cooperate on forming a new, national unity government, made the announcement after meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry.
August 08, 2014
President Obama authorized humanitarian drops and airstrikes against militants in the country. But administration officials say this does not signal a broader war against the Islamic extremists.
August 08, 2014
Ordinary Chinese rejoiced when a powerful ex-security czar came under investigation. But recent remarks by President Xi Jinping hint at internal strife that challenges his anti-graft campaign.
August 08, 2014
"I don't like bad teachers, so I don't think bad teachers should be given the gift of teaching forever — badly," Whoopi Goldberg says.
August 08, 2014
It's still unclear whether the renewed fighting is a sign of something broader. Meanwhile, the peace talks in Cairo appeared to have stalled because of the rocket fire.
August 08, 2014
Ebola is spreading faster than efforts to stop it in West Africa, the World Health Organization says. Places hardest hit don't have enough doctors, nurses and medical equipment to contain the virus.
August 08, 2014
The man had a hidden camera recording his chats with the women in Beijing's nightlife district. The video has struck a nerve in China's running debate over materialism and values.
August 08, 2014
Social service agencies and nonprofits are scrambling to figure out what they need to do to help the thousands of immigrant children who have come to the U.S. in recent months.
August 08, 2014
Gaza militants renewed rocket fire on Israel after a three-day truce expired on Friday and negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal for the coastal strip hit a deadlock.
August 08, 2014
The two-term Tennessee senator's win marks a milestone for the Republican establishment: a Senate primary season in which every serious Tea Party challenge to an incumbent was fended off.
August 07, 2014
In 2011, a macaque took over wildlife photographer David Slater's camera — and took a striking image. Now Slater is clashing with Wikimedia over who owns it.
August 07, 2014
Numbers from the World Health Organization put Sierra Leone at the top of the list for cases of Ebola. Yusuf Mackery explains what's being done to prevent infection and raise public awareness.
August 07, 2014
As the deadly Ebola virus outbreak continues to spread, affected nations are imposing drastic new measures to try to contain the infection.
August 07, 2014
The world's newest country has been roiled by ethnic and political clashes, as well as famine. The U.S. and other African heads of state are pressing the country's president to make peace with rebels.
August 07, 2014
Russia reacted to Western economic sanctions by imposing a yearlong ban on U.S. and European food products. Moscow also made clear it's still considering other measures.
August 07, 2014
The National Weather Service is forecasting that for the first time in 22 years, Hawaii will be hit directly by a hurricane — two, in fact. Hurricane Iselle is expected to make landfall soon, and Hurricane Julio is right on its tail.
August 07, 2014

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