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Argentina has had it with U.S. bond laws

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

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Beheading of James Foley recalls past horrors

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 modern conflicts.

Foley's death recalls the murder of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal co...

James Foley

Official: U.S. Foley rescue attempt failed

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. official told CNN.

Several dozen of the most elite U.S. commandos from units like Delta Forc...

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Dueling narratives in Michael Brown shooting

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 given different accounts of what happened in the moments before the shooting. The confusion has ...

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What we know about Ferguson

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 fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.

Protesters and law enforcement officers h...

Clash in Ferguson

Grand jury to 'thoroughly' mull Ferguson case

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, passionate calls for swift justice notwithstanding.

Israel targets Hamas Aug. 20

Strikes, counterstrikes resume in Mideast

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 Tuesday, at least 137 rockets have been launched from Gaza, the Israeli military said. Of ...

Texas Gov Rick Perry

Rick Perry hits the road

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled to be in court on Friday, but he won't be there. Instead, he'll be testing the waters for a possible presidential run.

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Remington shifts jobs from NY to Alabama

Remington is reducing its work force in New York, where the gun maker has operated a factory for nearly 200 years, and where new gun laws are in the spotlight.

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Officer who threatened protester suspended

An officer who pointed a semi-automatic assault rifle at a Ferguson, Missouri, protester and threatened to kill him -- a tense episode caught on video and posted online -- is off the job, at least for now.

The St. Louis County Police Department announ...

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20 ways you're getting ripped off

You know you're paying too much for all sorts of things. But just how much?

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Heavy rains, landslides devastate Japanese city

At least 32 people have been killed in landslides that struck the Japanese city of Hiroshima, officials say. Take a look at images of the damage.

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Highest-paid models of 2014

Gisele Bundchen rules the roost when it comes to the world's highest-paid models. But who else is making bank?

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Americans detained abroad

Journalist James Foley is among a number of Americans who have been detained abroad. Some are alive. Some, like Foley, are now dead.

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10 safest vehicles for pets

These vehicles are tops when it comes to pet safety.

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Dozens arrested amid violence in Ferguson

Dozens of people were arrested Monday night as violent protests continued over the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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America's most/least 'honest' cities

Which cities passed a recent honesty test by Honest Tea? And which failed miserably?

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Notable deaths of 2014

From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.

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Bill Clinton through the years

Bill Clinton turns 68 today. Take a look at the 42nd president of the United States through the years.

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Foods that suppress your appetite

Dial down your appetite with these foods and eating habits.

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Getting answers in Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder is in Ferguson as the investigation into Michael Brown’s death continues.

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James Foley's family: 'We miss his courage'

The family of executed journalist James Foley gave an emotional press conference outside their home in New Hampshire.

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Obama: 'No just God' would support ISIS

President Barack Obama speaks on the death of James Foley, saying "no just God" would support his execution by ISIS militants.

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Sorority girl ousted for pic with racial slur

A University of Alabama student is ousted from her sorority for posting a photo to social media with a racial slur in the caption.

Affluenza teen father arrested

'Affluenza' teen's father arrested

The father of the "affluenza" teen who escaped jail time in a deadly drunk driving case is now under arrest himself.

Ferguson outsiders

Outsiders creating Ferguson violence?

Locals blame outsiders for inciting violence amid peaceful protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Man trapped by flood flags rescuers

A man flags down rescuers Tuesday as flash floodwaters tore through areas of Arizona already saturated from recent rains.

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Police shoot, kill man near Ferguson

Aerial footage shows the scene of another police shooting just 4 miles from Ferguson, Missouri.

Blood transfusion saves dog's life

Dog-to-dog blood transfusion saves life

A dog is being hailed a hero for a blood transfusion that saved the life of another dog that ingested rat poison.

Gaza zoo animals suffering

Zoo animals caught in Gaza crossfire

In Gaza, it's not just the humans that suffer from the conflict. The zoo has been hit during fighting, and zookeepers say the animals are slowly starving because it can't afford to feed them anymore.

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