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Ukraine tense as Russia launches new drills

Tensions in Ukraine escalated sharply Thursday, with Russia embarking on new military drills near the border after Ukrainian forces said they killed five pro-Russian militants.

Ukraine's Interior Ministry said Ukrainian forces killed the militants…

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SOS in sand helps rescue stranded snorkelers

The first clue was a boat floating in the ocean with no one on board. So teams of rescuers took off, unsure of they were looking for when one crew saw the unmistakable second clue.

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Cliven Bundy

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Politicians denounce rancher's racist remarks

What started out as a standoff over land rights may be turning into a controversy over race.

Racist comments from Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy -- who earlier this month appeared to win a highly publicized standoff against federal authorities over his…

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Danwon high school students pay tribute

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Back at school, S. Korean teens grieve

First days back at school are usually filled with optimism about what's ahead, but many students at Danwon High School near Seoul, South Korea, are looking back in mourning.

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Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton USE

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2016: A Bush-Clinton rematch?

For 32 years, there was either a Bush or a Clinton in the White House or the Cabinet. And in 2016, the families could be competing again -- in a Jeb Bush vs. Hillary Clinton face off.

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Man sought after 4 die in Virginia

A nationwide manhunt is underway for a Virginia man who police want to question in connection with the deaths of four members of a family, including a 2-year-old boy.

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Family member cries near sign

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Families confront officials over ferry search

Angry relatives of missing South Korean ferry passengers cursed government and police officials Thursday for failing to do enough to save the lives of their loved ones as hopes dim of finding any survivors.

The relatives berated Fisheries Minister…

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Malaysia to release MH370 report, PM says

Facing anger from families of Flight 370 passengers, Malaysia's Prime Minister said Thursday his government will release its preliminary report on the plane's disappearance.

In a TV exclusive, Najib Razak told CNN the report will be available to the…

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Flight 370 families

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Passengers' kin: Release info we asked for

For weeks, the families of passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have implored authorities to release information about the search for the missing plane. They want independent experts to analyze it in the hope of finally finding out what…

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Moose loose in Canada

Moose loose in Canadian neighborhood

A moose was on the loose Thursday in the middle of a busy neighborhood.

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