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Syria Journalist Killed

Sniper fire killed a correspondent with Iran's state-run Press TV in Damascus on Wednesday, the television station's website said.

iPhone 5 pre-order shipping dates pushed back, likely due to demand

(CNN) -- The rush to be the first kid on the block with the latest iPhone is on.

Violent protests erupt at embassies as U.S. seeks killers

The United States faced violent protests outside embassies in Egypt and Yemen on Thursday, even as it was deploying warships as part of the hunt for those behind the deadly attack against U.S. personnel in Libya.

Protesters injured in Yemen

Three protesters were injured -- one critically -- when police fired on a demonstration outside the U.S. Embassy in the Yemeni captal of Sanaa, protesters and eyewitnesses said Thursday.

Protesters storm U.S. Embassy, tear down flag in Cairo

Angry protesters climbed the walls of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Tuesday and tore down the American flag, apparently in protest of a film thought to insult the Prophet Mohammed.

7.6-magnitude quake hits Costa Rican coast

An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 struck the northwest coast of Costa Rica Wednesday, resulting in some damage, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Legendary pianist Van Cliburn diagnosed with bone cancer

Van Cliburn, the classical pianist honored by a New York ticker-tape parade for winning a major Moscow competition in 1958, suffers from advanced bone cancer, his representative said Tuesday.

7 Americans among 11 dead in Afghan helicopter crash

Seven American service members were among the 11 people killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.

Chemists create chocolate with half the fat

Chocoholics have been looking for the answer for years: Chocolate + ? = Cellulite-less thighs. We just never thought chemists would be the ones to solve the equation.