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Scores dead in first major ground battle in Gaza
The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers and forced thousands of terrified Palestinian civilians to flee their neighborhood, reportedly used to launch rockets at Israel and now devastated by the fighting.
Traditional lottery games hold their own
Ohio’s traditional lottery games are mostly doing well despite competition from their electronic counterparts at four racinos.
HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in U.S. over decade
The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.
Suddenly, the sun is eerily quiet: Where did the sunspots go?
The sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet.
Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane crash site
International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted.
Israeli bulldozers destroy Hamas tunnels in Gaza
Israeli bulldozers on Saturday demolished more than a dozen tunnels the military said were being used by Hamas gunmen to sneak beneath the southern border of the Jewish state and carry out attacks on its soldiers and civilians.
Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet
World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators to determine who shot down the plane.
Americans are feeling better about job market
A Gallup poll found that 35 percent of Americans think now is a good time to find a quality job — one with a higher wage.
Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane
Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard Thursday, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied downing the aircraft.
End of measles outbreak may be in sight
The end of the measles outbreak could be in sight with the last confirmed case reported nearly three weeks ago.
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