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2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two U.S. Army soldiers were killed Thursday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.
U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

Exclusive: Rabbi/Israeli soldier speaks out about the war in the Middle East

We see the pictures and hear the reports on the situation in Israel, but now, you'll get a chance to read what daily life is like for many Jewish people, and why one man feels it's his mission to tell this story across the United States

Clinton: Putin 'bears responsibility' in downing of MH17

Russian President Vladimir Putin bears at least some responsibility for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday.
Pope to visit Philadelphia next year for conference

Pope to visit Philadelphia next year for conference

Pope Francis has accepted the invitation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year, Catholic News Service reported Friday.
Teen gets 232 "teeth" removed in Mumbai

Teen gets 232 "teeth" removed in Mumbai

A teenager in India, who had more than 200 "teeth" growing in his mouth due to a benign dental tumor, has had them removed.
Russian woman joins rebel movement in Ukraine

Russian woman joins rebel movement in Ukraine

Marina lost her spleen and has a punctured lung. She was attached to a rebel group as a combat medic, and was hurt during the fighting, she told CNN from her hospital bed.
West Bank violence erupts as Gaza conflict rages

West Bank violence erupts as Gaza conflict rages

The Israeli military shot and killed two Palestinian men and wounded scores of others in the West Bank as residents rallied in support of Hamas and its ongoing conflict with the Israeli military in Gaza.
'Disintegrated' Air Algerie plane found with no survivors; 'black box' recovered

'Disintegrated' Air Algerie plane found with no survivors; 'black box' recovered

French forces secured the site of a crashed Air Algerie flight in Mali, and found one flight recorder but no survivors, French President Francoise Hollande said Friday.
U.S. ends ban on flights to Israel

U.S. ends ban on flights to Israel

The United States has lifted its ban on U.S. carriers flying to and from Tel Aviv, Israel.
Paris hotels experiment with 'honesty rates': What would you pay for a stay?

Paris hotels experiment with 'honesty rates': What would you pay for a stay?

(CNN) -- When your city has an unenviable reputation for insulting tourists and fleecing them for every cent, inviting hotel guests to pay what they want could be a risky move.
Taiwan plane crash kills 48 and injures 10

Taiwan plane crash kills 48 and injures 10

At least 48 people were killed and 10 injured when a twin-engine turboprop plane crashed while attempting to land in Penghu Islands, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration.
Death tolls mount, airstrikes drop in week 3 of Gaza conflict

Death tolls mount, airstrikes drop in week 3 of Gaza conflict

In the third week of a bruising conflict between Israel and Hamas, there were some positive signs as the intensity of the fighting seemed to dip a bit even as diplomatic efforts ramped up.
She faced death in Sudan for her Christian faith. Now she's free.

She faced death in Sudan for her Christian faith. Now she's free.

Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan because of her faith, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.
Air Algerie plane with 116 on board falls off radar

Air Algerie plane with 116 on board falls off radar

An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said Thursday.