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  • NATION

    In brief lull, Gaza's displaced survey devastation

    Bassem Abul Qumbus looked in despair at the wreck of his home. Shells had punched holes in an upper-floor bedroom. A wall had collapsed into the kitchen. The dozens of baby chicks he'd been raising on the roof were dead, except for three tiny survivors and a slightly injured white duck.

  • WORLD

    Car factory blast in China kills more than 40

    An explosion at an automotive parts factory in eastern China on Saturday morning killed between 40 and 65 people, state media reported.

  • WORLD

    A look at Israeli soldiers who have been captured

    Israeli officer Hadar Goldin, a 23-year-old second lieutenant from the central Israeli city of Kfar Saba, was apparently captured on Friday in the mayhem that followed a surprise attack on Israeli troops by militants in the Gaza Strip.

  • NATION

    Autopsy: Police chokehold caused NYC man's death

    A medical examiner ruled Friday that a police officer's chokehold caused the death of a man whose videotaped arrest and final pleas of "I can't breathe!" sparked outrage and led to the overhaul of use-of-force training for the nation's largest police department.

  • NATION

    AP PHOTOS: City streets destroyed in Taiwan blasts

    City streets destroyed, transformed into trenches strewn with dirt, ripped pieces of pipe and jagged blocks of concrete. Broken fire trucks turned upside down, twisted soot-covered cars and motorcycles, ripped advertising signs.

  • NATION

    Israel pounds Gaza as it searches for soldier

    Israel launched dozens of airstrikes early Saturday in the southern Gaza Strip as part of a large-scale search for a soldier Israel suspects was captured by Hamas fighters.

  • BUSINESS

    House OKs bill to address border crisis

    House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, winning over conservatives with a companion bill that could lead to deporting more than half a million immigrants whom the Obama administration granted...

  • NATION

    Americans with Ebola returning to US for treatment

    Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta for treatment in one of the most tightly sealed isolation units in the country, officials said Friday.

  • WORLD

    Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site

    Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims' belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down.

  • NATIONAL POLITICS

    Obama says after 9-11, US 'tortured some folks'

    The United States tortured al Qaida detainees captured after the 9/11 attacks, President Obama said Friday, in some of his most expansive comments to date about a controversial set of CIA practices that he banned after taking office.

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