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Raw: The creeping lava of Hawaii video Raw: The creeping lava of Hawaii

Hawaii authorities told residents near an active lava…

 Uruguay's 5 years with President Mujica video Uruguay's 5 years with President Mujica

President Jose "Pepe" Mujica, who will be stepping…

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Volcano could leave Japan 'extinct'
Volcano could leave Japan 'extinct'

Japan could be wiped off the face of the earth by a massive volcanic eruption some time in the next century, killing almost…

What animals see in mirrors
What animals see in mirrors

The six horses in a 2002 study were "known weavers." When stabled alone, they swayed their heads, necks, forequarters…

Ebola nurse slams quarantine rules
Ebola nurse slams quarantine rules

An American nurse published a scathing account of her treatment after being put in isolation in the US following a stint…

Teacher 'stopped massacre'
Teacher 'stopped massacre'

Megan Silberberger ran into the room after hearing Jaylen Fryberg shoot dead one classmate and critically wound four others…

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Tunisians vote in historic elections

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) Tunisians were lining up to vote early in the morning to choose their first five-year parliament since…

Afghan mullah jailed for 20 years for rape

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) An Afghan court has sentenced a mullah to 20 years in prison after finding the religious teacher…

Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Voters in Ukraine headed to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted…

Botswana's ruling party wins election

GABORONE, Botswana (AP) Botswana's ruling party has won re-election despite a vigorous challenge from the opposition, extending…

Poor health systems in Asia cause for Ebola alarm

SINGAPORE (AP) The longer the Ebola outbreak rages in West Africa, the greater chance a traveler infected with the virus…

Nurse criticizes Ebola quarantine, raising concern

NEW YORK (AP) The nurse who has been quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in…

9 dead as bus topples over bridge railing in India

GAUHATI, India (AP) Nine people were killed when a passenger bus traveling overnight in India's remote northeast swerved…

Brazil votes for next leader after bitter campaign

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) President Dilma Rousseff is counting on Brazilians' gratefulness for a decade of progress to overcome…

US: Power to visit Ebola-ravaged West Africa

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The United States ambassador to the United Nations is on her way to visit all three of the West African…

Ten Commandments attack suspect being evaluated

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A man suspected of driving a car into a Ten Commandments monument outside the Oklahoma state Capitol…

Hockey returns to Ottawa with emotional ceremony

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) The Ottawa Senators and New Jersey Devils participated in an emotional pregame ceremony Saturday night…

Dallas nurse who survived Ebola must wait for dog

DALLAS (AP) A Texas nurse who has recovered from Ebola must wait to see her King Charles spaniel, Bentley. Nina Pham returned…

Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

NEW YORK (AP) A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect…

SpaceX capsule splashes down in Pacific

LOS ANGELES (AP) A SpaceX capsule loaded with space station experiments is back on Earth. The unmanned Dragon capsule…

Across US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot

APOPKA, Florida (AP) The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies:…

US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states

WASHINGTON (AP) The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states and extending federal benefits to…

Early voting alters campaigns' strategies, costs

LOS ANGELES (AP) For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That's because they've already voted. A…

5 injured in explosion at Ontario industrial plant

SARNIA, Ontario (AP) The mayor of Sarnia says five people have been sent to the hospital after an explosion at an industrial…

US journalist says body was 'at war' with Ebola

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full protective…

Correction: US-United States-Iraq-US Death story

WASHINGTON (AP) In a story Oct. 24 about the death of a U.S. service member in the fight against the Islamic State group…

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Space

Winter winds mystery solved
Winter winds mystery solved

A team of leading scientists, including a Kiwi, have gazed beyond our planet to solve a mystery phenomenon tampering with…

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Keith Locke: Take on extremists with words not war
Keith Locke: Take on extremists with words not war

Keith Locke writes: New Zealanders are right to be concerned about the rise of the Islamic State (Isis), but our best contribution…

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