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Italian ships rescue nearly 6,800 migrants

Italian rescue ships brought migrants by the thousands to the country's southern ports, including a baby b

Newest addition to British royal family named Princess Charlotte

It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana....

Texas police shoot dead two gunmen at exhibit of Prophet Mohammad cartoons

Texas police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire at an exhibit near Dallas of caricatures of...

Baltimore mayor lifts curfew six days after riots

Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for continued...

Israeli Ethiopian protest against racism turns violent

Several thousand people from Israel's Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality on Sunday, shutting down a...

With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death

Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women...

Officer: Shooting at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

A provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb was put on lockdown Sunday night and attendees were being evacuated...

It's a girl - Duchess Kate gives birth, both well, palace says

The Duchess of Cambridge, the wife of Prince William, gave birth to a girl on Saturday, the...

The Latest on Nepal: 51 bodies recovered on trekking route

Rescuers have found 51 bodies in a village on a popular trekking route over the weekend, including six foreigners.