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World Nov 09Germany marks 25th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall
Germans commemorated on Sunday the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, which on Nov. 9, 1989, ended a years-long divide between East and West Germany.
Nation Nov 08More diverse emojis coming to a smartphone near you
Some new, more diverse faces may soon be used for emoji symbols, after a push for more racial diversity earlier this year by smartphone users gained traction with developers.
Health Oct 26More than 31,000 pounds of chicken products recalled
Pennsylvania-based food company Murry Inc. recalled on Saturday more than 31,000 pounds of breaded chicken products that were shipped to retail stores nationwide, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service reported.
Health Oct 25Worldwide Ebola cases top 10,000, WHO reports
More than 10,000 people worldwide have been infected with the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization reported Saturday, and nearly half of those people died.
World Oct 19Beijing marathon goes on despite heavy air pollution
The 34th Beijing International Marathon went on as scheduled Sunday despite heavy smog polluting the city as competitors raced to the finish line wearing face masks and sponges.
World Oct 18Catholic bishops nix pro-gay language from synod document in sign of split
Catholic bishops reversed on Saturday their initial welcome of gays, showing deep divisions on homosexuality and marriage at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis.
World Oct 18Rome mayor: Gay marriage transcriptions step toward equal rights
Rome's Mayor Ignazio Marino on Saturday went against Italy's law by registering 16 gay marriages that were celebrated in other countries.
World Oct 12Amid Ebola outbreak, health workers in Liberia call for strike
Thousands of health care workers in Liberia said they would go on strike starting Monday because of a dispute in pay, a move that could be a damaging blow to containing the Ebola virus' spread in the country.
Nation Oct 11Kmart latest retailer targeted in data breach
Kmart is the latest retailer targeted by a data breach involving malware, which may have compromised some customers’ payment-card information.
World Oct 05Pope Francis to bishops, cardinals: Work with ‘humble creativity’
Pope Francis has called for a more humble approach on the Catholic Church's handling of matters such as divorce, pre-marital sex and contraception.