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Unlike the previous rounds, this time rebels have said that they are willing to respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy.
The sad spectacle of Gaza's bombed-out airport doesn't deter Palestinians from hoping to someday have another airport of their own.
The Russian leader said "substantive, meaningful talks" were needed to decide the outcome in the region, while a spokesman clarified that the region should remain part of Ukraine.
The town of Amerli, which includes some 20,000 Shiite Turkmen, has been surrounded by Sunni Islamic State fighters for two months.
A YouTube video shows a large group of men occupying a building that the U.S. ambassador to Libya says appears to be the embassy's residential annex.
The former Missouri defensive end was edged out in a competition against undrafted rookie Ethan Westbrooks for a spot on St. Louis' roster.
Dozens of blue-helmeted Filipino soldiers were extracted after a firefight with militants on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.
The U.S. Navy warrant officer recruited his son, brother and a friend to help him steal and sell classified message keys to the USSR over a 17-year period.
Four miners remain trapped after 22 others were rescued at a gold and silver mine near the south central city of Bonanza.
The 10-year-old watching cartoons reportedly became annoyed at the construction racket outside his window, so he took a knife and sliced through the worker's rappelling apparatus.
Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said the average daily cost of airstrikes and other operations has been $7.5 million since mid-June.
The number of refugees from the Syrian civil war is on the verge of surpassing 3 million, the United Nations said. Almost half of all Syrians have been forced out of their homes.
The change in the threat level came in response to developments in Iraq and Syria, though no threat was deemed imminent. Prime Minister David Cameron plans to introduce new legislation to combat terrorism.
A young man from Guinea has the first documented case of Ebola discovered in the West African nation.
A 29-year-old Wyoming woman attending the Burning Man counterculture festival in Nevada died early Thursday after she was struck by a bus.
The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young conscripts.