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World Aug 16Officials search for Indonesian airliner that crashed into mountain carrying 54
Search and rescue teams were heading into a remote and mountainous region of Indonesia, on Monday, after villagers alerted local authorities that they saw a plane crash into a mountain in Papua, the country's largest province.
Nation Aug 15More than 1,000 attend funeral for Christian Taylor in Texas
Family and friends of Christian Taylor, the 19-year-old unarmed black man killed by a rookie police officer in Texas last week, celebrated the life of the late Angelo State University student-athlete at his funeral on Saturday.
World Jul 26Photos: Chris Froome wins second Tour de France title
Team Sky rider Chris Froome has officially won his second Tour de France title, and Britain’s third, following the end of the famed race in Paris on Sunday.
World Jul 18Photos: Tracing the escape route of Mexico’s most notorious drug lord
See photos of the mile-long escape tunnel, which began in the floor of an abandoned building and ended in a small hole in the floor of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman's shower.
World Jul 18Photos: Eid al-Fitr is celebrated around the world
The three-day celebration of Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan, a holy fasting month.
World Jul 11Photos: Typhoon Chan-hom, the strongest in 35 years, slams China’s east coast
Typhoon Chan-hom, packing winds of up to 110 miles per hour, hit the southeast coast of China in Zhejiang province Saturday morning, forcing more than a million people to evacuate coastal cities.
World Jun 28Explosion at Taiwan water park injures nearly 500
Special effects color powder at a water park near Taipei, Taiwan, suddenly ignited into a fireball and blasted into a crowd on Saturday.
Nation Jun 20Hawaii becomes first state to raise legal smoking age to 21
Gov. David Ige of Hawaii signed into law Friday a bill that raises the age at which people in Hawaii can legally purchase, smoke or possess cigarettes and electronic cigarettes…
World Jun 14Photos: Cities around the world celebrate LGBT pride
As pride parades continue throughout the month of June, the official LGBT Pride Month in the United States, cities across the globe are joining in with events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
World Jun 07European ships rescue 3,500 migrants in Mediterranean, send to Sicily
In the Mediterranean, a vast joint effort from several countries continues to locate and rescue migrants stranded at sea. British, Swedish, Spanish and Italian ships rescued 3,500 migrants on Saturday.