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Ferguson remains calm for another night

Two weeks after a police-involved shooting sparked violent protests in a St. Louis suburb, the mood turned more tranquil early Saturday with thinner crowds and lots of music.

Gone were police in riot gear glaring at defiant protesters. The barrage of ...

Russian trucks leave Ukraine

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Report: Some Russian aid trucks leave Ukraine

Several dozen Russian aid trucks left Ukrainian territory on Saturday morning, Russia's state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported, a day after they crossed the border without authorization.

They were among 227 vehicles sent into eastern Ukraine on Fr...

SpaceX explosion

Becky Maks

SpaceX rocket explodes over Texas

A SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after liftoff Friday at the company's 900-acre McGregor, Texas, flight facility.

Russian aid convoy

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West angry over Russian convoy in Ukraine

Is it an act of compassion or one of belligerence?

Both judgments were offered Friday on the dozens of Russian trucks that have rolled into eastern Ukraine, a move Russian leaders cast as necessary to address a humanitarian crisis and a Ukrainian off...

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Mosque massacre: 65 dead in attack in Iraq

Suspected Shiite militiamen opened fire Friday inside a Sunni mosque in northeast Iraq, killing dozens in an attack that appeared to derail the formation of a new government -- something world leaders have said is a must if the country hopes to defea...

Water starved Beijing

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Beijing residents dig wells outside homes

At first glance, it seems like a lot of roadside construction is taking place in this residential neighborhood west of Beijing's Tsinghua University.

But a closer look reveals out-of-place pipes, mysterious pools of water and long hoses that run along...

USS Saratoga

U.S. Navy

USS Saratoga on final voyage

A storied former U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is on its final voyage Friday, a slow voyage from Rhode Island to a scrapyard in Texas.

The former USS Saratoga (CV-60), a part of the Navy's carrier fleet from 1956 to 1994, is being towed down the Atlantic...

Ferguson smoke protesters

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Residents: The Ferguson on TV is not our town

The QuikTrip that's now in shambles, its iconic red awning a nest of twisted metal, was once a favorite stop for residents here.

The kids loved the slushies. The adults loved the doughnuts. And residents in the area say that before "the ruckus on Wes...

Ferguson protests, tank

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Who was arrested in Ferguson?

By the time the tear gas started to clear in Ferguson, Missouri, at least 212 people had been arrested over nearly two weeks of clashes with police. A lot has been said about the fact that just a handful of them were actually from Ferguson.

But there...

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CNN, TheNewSurvivalist

Missouri cop on leave over inflammatory video

A Missouri police officer involved in maintaining security in troubled Ferguson was put on administrative leave Friday after a video surfaced showing him railing about the Supreme Court, Muslims, and his past -- and perhaps, he said, his future -- as...

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NFL's most valuable teams

Tony Romo

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The average NFL team is currently worth $1.43 billion, according to Forbes. Take a look at which NFL teams are worth the most.

10 things that will cost more this fall

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Prices are going up for a wide variety of products and services this fall, from airfare to bacon.

Who was James Foley?

James Foley in helmet

Courtesy Dan Shakal

James Foley was an American photojournalist who went missing in Syria almost two years ago. On Tuesday, August 19th, a video, apparently produced by ISIS as a warning to the US to stop air strikes against the group in Iraq, ended with Foley's beheading. Learn more about the life of the man whose his parents call a 'martyr for freedom.'

Ridiculous 911 calls

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Have you ever considered calling 911 because of a massive spider in your house? How about because a McDonald's employee got your order wrong? Take a look at some of the strangest reasons people have recently called 911.

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