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Israel agrees to extend ceasefire

Israeli government officials told CNN that the United Nations has asked for a 24-hour humanitarian ceasefire extension.

3-year-old critically wounded in Chicago shooting

The flare-up in gun violence igniting the streets of Chicago caught a 3-year-old boy in the cross fire early Saturday morning, local police said. The child is in critical condition.

Police release more details in FSU law professor's slaying

For the past week, the mystery surrounding the killing of a nationally renowned law professor has baffled family and friends from Florida to Canada.

MH17 crash: Investigators must have full access to Ukraine site, Malaysian PM says

 More than a week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down in eastern Ukraine, Malaysian investigators have not yet been able to access the entire crash site, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday.

2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two U.S. Army soldiers were killed Thursday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.

Carjackers run over, kill 3 kids in Philadelphia

Three children helping their mother operate a fruit stand were killed Friday when a stolen SUV plowed into a small crowd on a street corner.

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

16 incredible rooftop bars

One good thing about humanity's obsession with building enormous numbers of buildings? More rooftops, which means more rooftop bars.

How The Rock became 'Hercules'

To convincingly yell "I am Hercules!" in his new action movie, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson had to do more than warm up his vocal chords.

Neon signs are dying, but our appreciation isn't

A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow boxes glowed from the mundane building. It was like it was screaming out to him.