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9 Panda Cubs Make Debut on China's National Day

Nine baby pandas, all born this year at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Base in southwest China, made their public debut on China’s 65th National Day. Read »
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35,000 Walruses Come Ashore in Alaska

An estimated 35,000 Pacific walruses were photographed Saturday as they came ashore near an Eskimo village in Alaska, The Associated Press reported. The record number of walruses arrived in northwest Alaska after they couldn't find ice to rest on in the Arctic due to warming sea waters. The animals were spotted during the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's annual arctic marine mammal aerial survey, a spokeswoman for the agency said. Read »
2 hours ago

Oklahoma Beheading Suspect Denied Bond

52 minutes ago

U.S. Slams Israel Housing Construction Plan

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Man Gets 30 Years for Christmas Tree Lighting Bomb Plot

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New USSS Head Ideal for the Job: Former Obama Adviser

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Ebola Worries Help Hand Dow Triple-Digit Loss

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Blasts at Syrian School Kill 32, Including 10 Kids

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1st Female Pilot to Circle Globe Dies at 88

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Body-Cam Video Helps Clear Cop in Shooting

A Salt Lake City, Utah, police officer has been cleared in the shooting death of an unarmed man, a decision based on video from the officer's body camera, a Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said Tuesday. Dillon Taylor, 20, was shot to death by officer Bron Cruz on Aug. 11 after police received a report about three men who were seen near a 7-Eleven, possibly flashing a gun, reported NBC affiliate KSL. Taylor repeatedly ignored commands to show his hands and made a motion the officer believed looked like he was pulling a gun from his waistband, Gill said. Read »
Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 8:54 AM

U.S. Sending Tanks, Troops to Baltic States and Poland

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 7:23 AM

Iraqi Pilots Mistakenly Give Food, Ammunition to ISIS

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 2:58 AM

7 Killed by Suicide Bombers in Kabul, Afghanistan

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 11:03 PM

New Execution Rules in Oklahoma After Botched Injection

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Protesters Fill Streets on China's National Day