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  • WORLD

    2 Ebola victims to be treated at Atlanta hospital

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

  • WORLD

    Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100

    At least 65 people were killed Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported.

  • WORLD

    2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

    Two American tourists charged with “anti-state” crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms.

  • WORLD

    Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, missile treaty

    President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday that the United States remains deeply concerned that Russia is ramping up support for pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine. He later conceded that pressure from recently imposed U.S. and European sanctions “hasn’t resolved...

  • WORLD

    Uganda court invalidates anti-gay law

    A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, pleasing activists and watchdog groups who called the measure draconian and wanted it repealed.

  • WORLD

    Investigators collecting remains, evidence from crash site

    International investigators on Friday collected decomposing remains and belongings of victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster after finally getting access to the eastern Ukraine crash site, Dutch officials reported.

  • WORLD

    Poland marks 70th anniversary of Warsaw Uprising

    Sirens let out a long and mournful wail and people and traffic stood still on the streets of Warsaw on Friday as Poland commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, a revolt against Nazi Germany that ended tragically for the Poles.

  • BUSINESS

    Moody's upgrades Greece's credit rating

    Moody's ratings agency late Friday upgraded Greece's government bond rating, predicting a gradual decline of its massive national debt.

  • WORLD

    2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

    Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms.

  • STATE

    Ebola moving faster than control efforts

    An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea's capital.

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