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Large projects funded by the bank have left millions of poor people worse off. But the bank says the vast majority of its projects don't fall into this category.
Boston jurors in the marathon bombing trial watched a nine-minute video pieced together from different surveillance cameras — some with surprisingly high resolution.
There are fewer than 100 vaquitas left in the Sea of Cortez, the only place on Earth where they are found.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said it's too soon to say whether Wednesday's incident should prompt changes in security procedures.
An 1882 law banned Chinese immigrants from entering the country, driving tens of thousands to settle along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The group seized control of a major airport, a sea port and an oil terminal in southern Yemen on Thursday, consolidating its hold on the country's largest province.
Israelis have come to a mournful, two-minute standstill in remembrance of the 6 million Jews killed in the Nazi Holocaust during World War II.
The same Internet access now available on most commercial flights makes it possible for hackers to bring down a plane, the Government Accountability Office warned Tuesday.
The move is one part of the Obama administration's push to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba. Congress has 45 days to consider the decision before it takes effect.
Flight 448 had just taken off when the pilot heard banging from down below. The captain immediately returned to Seattle-Tacoma International.
Sixty-three percent of people who took part in a global survey of religious attitudes say they are religious, according to WIN/Gallup International, the organization that carried out the polling.
The war between Israel and Hamas completely destroyed nearly 10,000 homes in Gaza. Not one has been rebuilt. Others, like the Otaish family, are cramming into the rubble-strewn rooms that remain.
Most non-Turkish scholars believe the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians were part of a systematic slaughter carried out by Ottoman Turks beginning in 1915.
Mohammed Soltan, a dual Egyptian-U.S. citizen, got life in prison on charges of financing an anti-government sit-in and spreading false news.
Mexican authorities say another man has been arrested in the September disappearance of 43 students from a rural teachers' college in the southern state of Guerrero.