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Gaza deaths mount as Israel, Hamas battle it out with rockets, airstrikes

Eight activists formed a human shield outside a hospital in Gaza Saturday, a doctor said, as Hamas and Israel battled it out with rockets and airstrikes.

Kerry works overtime to avoid another Afghan powder keg

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry extended his stay in Afghanistan on Saturday, as he sought to broker a deal to end an election crisis amid fears the country could descend into bloody chaos.

Rory McIlroy sets course record at Scottish Open

Rory McIlroy is off to a good start at the Scottish Open. He's hoping for a good finish, too, after missing the cut at the Irish Open.

Beating the bulge: Brazil's burgeoning obesity problem

"I saw these seats before the tournament began but it's not a good way to deal with it. It's a kind of segregation," explains Dr. Guilherme Cotta, a bariatric (weight-loss) surgeon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

World's 10 most romantic movie locations

 Get ready to pucker up -- to celebrate National Kissing Day on July 6, travel deals website Travelzoo has released a list of the world's top 10 romantic movie locations.

Ebola virus: Can nations stop deadliest ever outbreak from spreading?

African ministers and health experts are meeting in Ghana with one thing on their minds: how to stop the biggest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus from extending its deadly reach still further.

'Drastic action is needed' now to stop Ebola epidemic

The Ebola epidemic isn't getting any better in Africa.

FIFA: U.S. World Cup fans most active online; Texas top 5 in states

The results of Tuesday's knockout-round match with Belgium remain to be seen. But online, Team USA is already a World Cup winner.

Smitten or bitten? Some adore Uruguay's Luis Suarez, others cry foul

Luis Suarez has made his mark in football, as one of the most feared strikers in the game. In more ways than one.

'Game of Thrones:' Now Queen Elizabeth eyes up hot seat

Look out Lannisters ... Windsor is coming.