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11 injured as train cars derail in Swiss Alps

Switzerland: 11 injured as landslide hits train in deep Alpine valley, 3 cars derail

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 04:26pm EDT

Few Nicaraguan child migrants join in trek to US

Despite dire poverty, few Nicaraguan child migrants head to US, unlike their neighbors

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 04:14pm EDT

Pope prays for reporter, translator killed in Gaza

Pope offers prayer for Italian journalist and Palestinian translator killed in Gaza

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 03:20pm EDT

Key to love? Paris swaps selfies for bridge locks

Paris hopes selfies are key to ending tourist padlock's iron grip on bridges

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

Rotting venues, shining infrastructure: Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy _ 10 years later

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:46pm EDT

Greek economy contracts at slowest rate since 2008

Pace of Greek recession slows to lowest in nearly 6 years, at 0.2 percent in 2nd quarter

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:42pm EDT

Martyrs and peace with Pyongyang top pope's agenda

Martyrs, missionaries, peace with Pyongyang: 5 Things to Know about Francis' trip to SKorea

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:32pm EDT

Turkey evacuates 18 more wounded Palestinians

Turkey airlifts 18 more Palestinians from Gaza for treatment in Turkish hospitals

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:20pm EDT

UN says Ukraine death toll doubles in 2 weeks

UN says Ukraine death toll doubles in 2 weeks to at least 2,086 in 'clear escalating trend'

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 12:30pm EDT

AP video journalist, translator killed in Gaza

AP video journalist Simone Camilli, translator and 3 others killed in Gaza explosion

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 12:21pm EDT

Islamic militants seize 2 northern Syrian towns

Militants from Islamic State seize 2 towns in Syria in their onslaught in northern province

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 11:58am EDT

Image of Asia: Returning turtles to the sea

Image of Asia: Returning endangered giant green turtles to the sea off Indonesia

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 11:29am EDT

Wednesday is International Left-Handers Day

Southpaws can rejoice -- Wednesday is International Left-Handers Day.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 09:48am EDT

UN: OK to use untested Ebola drugs in outbreak

UN says it's ethical to try untested Ebola drugs, but supply of 1 experimental drug is gone

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 09:02am EDT

Johannesburg zoo puts down sick polar bear

Johannesburg zoo puts down 28-year-old polar bear suffering from liver and heart failure

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:56am EDT

Israeli tactic to stop soldier capture criticized

Israeli tactic to stop soldiers' capture criticized after its use kills some 100 Palestinians

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:11am EDT

Israel targeting mosques hurts Gaza social fabric

Israeli shelling of Gaza mosques targets Hamas' capabilities, but also hurts social fabric

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 07:38am EDT

Egypt's top cleric condemns Islamic State

Egypt's top Muslim cleric condemns Islamic State as danger to Islam

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 06:12am EDT

Syrian Kurdish fighters rescue stranded Yazidis

Kurdish fighters create safe passage for Iraqi Yazidis stranded for days on mountain

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 05:56am EDT

Iraq's prime minister seems increasingly isolated

Iraq's prime minister seems increasingly isolated; urges military not to meddle in politics

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 05:50am EDT
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