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Harrowing search for ancestors at Cape Coast Castle

Duwon Steven Clark is standing on the white rock patio, just to the right of the now-silent cannons of Ghana's Cape Coast Castle, trying to get himself around a memory he never had.

MLK, the reluctant civil rights leader

On the holiday that celebrates the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., many will remember his sacrifices for the civil rights movement, and serve others in his memory.

Israel holds state memorial ceremony for Ariel Sharon

International leaders and top Israeli officials attended a state memorial ceremony Monday for Israel's former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who died last week.

VIDEO: Teen hailed as hero after dying while stopping suicide bomber outside of school

A teen in Pakistan is being hailed as a hero for sacrificing his life to stop a suicide bomber outside his school. The tragedy happened Monday in the Hangu District.

VIDEO: Chinese officials seize 3 tons of crystal meth

Police in China have seized three tons of crystal meth from a village notorious for drug production. More than 180 people were also arrested in and around Boshe.

Fans hold vigil for Michael Schumacher as he spends 45th birthday in a coma

Dozens of fans gathered Friday outside the French hospital treating former racing driver Michael Schumacher, keen to show their support as he lies in a coma on his 45th birthday.

Second bombing in two days hits Russia ahead of 2014 Sochi Olympics

Another deadly blast struck the southern Russian city of Volgograd on Monday, killing at least 14 people and further highlighting Russia's security challenges as it prepares to host the Winter Olympics in less than six weeks.

2nd deadly blast hits Russian city of Volgograd ahead of 2014 Sochi Olympics

Another deadly blast has struck the southern Russian city of Volgograd, killing at least 14 people and further highlighting Russia's security challenges as it readies to host the Winter Olympics in less than six weeks.

South Sudan government agrees in principle to ceasefire

The government of South Sudan has agreed to a ceasefire "in principle," but it is not clear if it will be accepted by rebels, a government official said.

In video, American abducted in Pakistan says he feels abandoned

Captured American Warren Weinstein looks tired and pale and speaks in steady monotone in pleading for his freedom to President Barack Obama.