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7.5-magnitude quake off Papua New Guinea

An earthquake struck late Saturday off Papua New Guinea's eastern coast with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake struck at 11:27 p.m. (9:27 a.m. ET) and occurred at a depth of 19 miles (32 km), the USGS said.

It ...

South Korea families wait

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Divers make new attempt to recover bodies

Relatives of missing passengers aboard the capsized South Korean ferry gave out DNA samples Saturday as rescuers conducted more dives into the wreckage.

The ferry sank Wednesday, leaving at least 33 people dead and nearly 270 missing. It was headed t...

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Air strike in Yemen kills suspected militants

A drone strike in Yemen killed at least 15 people on Saturday, including 12 suspected al Qaeda militants, three Yemeni Defense Ministry officials told CNN.

The strike hit a pickup truck in the al-Hazemiyah district of al-Bayda province, the officials...

Aleppo, Damascus, Syria

CNN

4 French journalists held in Syria are freed

Four French journalists who had been held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, the French president's office said Saturday.

Mt Everest

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Death toll rises in Mount Everest avalanche

Another Sherpa guide has died in Friday's Mount Everest avalanche, bringing the death toll to 13, a Nepalese government official said Saturday.

It is the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said. Three others are missing, said Madhu ...

Malaysia altitude map

CNN

Official: Search to be completed in a week

The underwater drone scanning for traces of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 should complete its task in the zone under scrutiny within a week, as the search for the plane intensifies, a government official said Saturday -- day 43 of the effort.

"Today an...

Ayman Al-Zawahiri

Reuters TV

New message from al Qaeda leader

Familiar terrorist groups, familiar threats, familiar boasts and grievances -- all in new messages tied, either directly or indirectly, to al Qaeda.

Ukraine-Russia unrest

CNN

No move by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine

Pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk dug in for another day Saturday in defiance of an international deal aimed at helping resolve a crisis that has threatened to devolve into civil war.

So far, the separatists have rejected ...

Mastodon tooth

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Nine-year-old steps on ancient mastodon tooth

Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than 10,000 years ago -- are long extinct, but apparently it wasn't tooth decay that did them in.

A 9-year-old Michigan boy stumbled across something -- literally -- that, it tu...

Denver Delta jet

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FBI questions passengers on Delta flight

The FBI questioned passengers from a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to Denver on Friday after a potential security threat.

"The majority of the Delta Flight 1500 passengers have been allowed to claim their luggage and continue with their travel pl...

South Sudan map

CNN

U.N.: 48 killed at South Sudan base

Heavily armed militants staged an attack on a U.N. peacekeepers' base that was sheltering civilians in South Sudan on Thursday, killing at least 48 people and seriously injuring dozens more, a U.N. spokesman in the country said Friday.

The attack on ...

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Body found could be missing 5-year-old

Massachusetts investigators said Friday they think they have found the remains of Jeremiah Oliver, a 5-year-old boy who was missing for months before police were called.

Though positive identification has not been made, Worcester County District Atto...

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Mastodon tooth

Nine-year-old steps on ancient mastodon tooth

Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than…

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Edward Cocaine arrested for Xanax possession

A man named Edward Cocaine is arrested on suspicion of Xanax possession in Florida.

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Golfer jumps into pond to avoid hornet attack

When someone tells you to go jump in a lake, sometimes it's best to take their…

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Miley Cyrus' U.S. tour dates postponed

The American leg of Miley Cyrus' tour is now officially over, thanks to an "extreme…

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Deport Bieber? White House declines comment

The White House has declined to comment on a "Deport Justin Bieber and revoke his…

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Lara Spencer promoted to 'GMA' co-host

Lara Spencer, a supporting member of the "Good Morning America" cast for the past…

Environmental News

Keystone XL pipeline

Obama pushes back Keystone decision

The Obama administration announced Friday that it is extending the comment period on…

Beijing pollution

Asian air pollution linked to freak North American weather

A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over…

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U.N.: To slow warming, no 'business as usual'

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Reports: 'Security threat' forces plane to remote airfield

A potential security threat forced a Delta flight to land at a remote airfield in…

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