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Weather stops recovery of bodies from volcano

1 hour 12 min ago
The search for bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan was suspended Thursday as weather conditions deteriorated.
Categories: International News

Meet the idealists in Hong Kong

1 hour 18 min ago
For now, the Hong Kong demonstrations still have a largely festive atmosphere. But underneath runs a gamut of feelings -- optimism and fear, confusion and exhaustion, determination and frustration.
Categories: International News

Royals warn paparazzi to back off

1 hour 18 min ago
Lawyers for Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have sent letters to two photographers asking them to stop following the couple's son, Prince George, and his nanny around public parks, Buckingham Palace said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Taking autistic kids to ball game

1 hour 19 min ago
For many families, a night at the ballpark is a treat. But it can be a nightmare for those with autistic children.
Categories: International News

Once-massive Aral Sea dries up

1 hour 22 min ago
The Aral Sea was once the world's fourth-largest lake. Now much of it is a vast toxic desert straddling the borders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, two former Soviet states in central Asia.
Categories: International News

Whoops! Banksy graffiti scrubbed

1 hour 35 min ago
What do you do if a potentially valuable Banksy graffiti work appears on one of your buildings? If you're the local council in the English seaside resort of Clacton-on-Sea, the answer is: remove it fast.
Categories: International News

Ebola orphans stigmatized

2 hours 6 min ago
Ebola has orphaned thousands of children in West Africa, and relatives are terrified of taking them in for fear of infection, the United Nations said.
Categories: International News

Heartwarming dog rescue

2 hours 9 min ago
A five-month-old dog that fell into hot tar spilled around a construction site in northern India was eventually saved by a four-hour rescue operation.
Categories: International News

3 soldiers killed in latest suicide attack on Afghan troops' vehicles

2 hours 10 min ago
Three Afghan soldiers were killed Thursday when a suicide bomber targeted their vehicle -- the third such attack in the last 24 hours.
Categories: International News

Hong Kong police warn protesters not to surround government buildings

2 hours 27 min ago
A high-ranking Chinese official has denounced the mass protests in Hong Kong as "illegal acts" and reiterated China's view that what happens in the special administrative region is purely a domestic matter.
Categories: International News

Mexico nabs top drug lord

2 hours 33 min ago
Troops closed in on one of Mexico's most wanted drug lords Wednesday, nabbing him at a seafood restaurant in a popular tourist destination.
Categories: International News

Robot prints artist's selfie in blood

2 hours 35 min ago
This is a selfie made of blood. Yes, real, straight-from-veins-of-a-human blood. The human you're looking at is Ted Lawson, an artist living in Brooklyn. These are his first blood paintings. Lawson created the works for an upcoming exhibition, The Map Is Not the Territory, opening September 11 at the Joseph Gross Gallery in NYC, and it should be noted that he didn't originally set out to paint with his vital fluids. Then again, who does?
Categories: International News

North Korea gets ready to launch larger rockets at space center

2 hours 35 min ago
New images of North Korea's main satellite launch site show that an upgrade allowing for larger rockets has been completed, raising the possibility of a fresh launch within the year, a new report says.
Categories: International News

Photo-realistic portraits

2 hours 36 min ago
18 Jaw-droppingly realistic portraits
Categories: International News

Wildlife declines by half in 40 years

2 hours 52 min ago
An alarming report by leading wildlife experts claims the global loss of species is even worse than previously thought.
Categories: International News

How to paint a portrait in 54 seconds

3 hours 50 min ago
In a series of 9 gorgeous time-lapse vines, world-renowned portrait artist Jonathon Yeo gives a master-class on how to paint like a pro.
Categories: International News

Wonder Woman, Jesus and Obama via for votes in Brazil

4 hours 37 min ago
Forget kissing babies, to win office in Brazil you may have to leap a building in a single bound.
Categories: International News

India's human waste removers

4 hours 40 min ago
I normally don't dwell on what I am going to wear before I go on a shoot. It's usually something presentable, comfortable and preferably in a bright "TV" color that makes my cameraman Rajesh happy.
Categories: International News

Could an ancient tomb's future decide whether Turkey will fight ISIS?

4 hours 43 min ago
Is a possible threat to an ancient tomb at the heart of Turkey's debate whether to step up its role in the fight against ISIS?
Categories: International News

Hong Kong protests: What's next?

4 hours 44 min ago
The massive street rallies that have swept Hong Kong since the weekend present a major dilemma for China's leadership and the city's own government.
Categories: International News

 

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