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Girl Cries Over Baby Brother: "I Want Him to Stay Little"

A YouTube video of a 5-year-old sobbing over the thought that her little brother will some day grow up has gone viral and amassed over 4 million views as of Wednesday afternoon. Sadie of Phoenix, Arizona, was in tears over the thought that her infant baby brother Carson won't always stay little. Carson, meanwhile, was all smiles as big sister had her meltdown over him and her own mortality. Read »
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Peace Corps Pulls Volunteers From African Countries Over Ebola

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Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

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Hyundai Recalls 888,700 Sonata Sedans

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Israeli Strike on Gaza Shopping Area Kills 16

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"Stop Hatin' All the Time": Obama Blasts GOP Lawsuit

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Fed Tapers Bond-Buying, Keeps Interest Low

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 7:48 AM

Body of Stowaway Discovered in U.S. Military Cargo Plane

The body of a young stowaway was discovered near the wheel well of a US Military cargo plane that landed in Germany, the U.S. Department of Defense said Tuesday, NBC News reported. The African boy was between the ages of 12 to 15 and snuck onboard a C130 plane from Africa to Germany that made many stops along the way, according to the Pentagon. During a routine inspection of the rear wheel well, the ground crew discovered the boy's body. Questions are being raised about sufficient security for military planes, especially when it comes to preventing terrorist stowaways. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 6:39 AM

Son of U.S. Ebola Patient: Mom Is "Fighting Through It"

The son of a North Carolina missionary who has been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia said she continues to improve. Nancy Writebol, a missionary from Charlotte working in West Africa to help fight Ebola, was diagnosed with the virus on July 25. More than 1,200 people in three countries have been affected by the disease. "She's stable,'' her son, Jeremy Writebol, said on the "Today" show Wednesday. "As dad put it, she's fighting through it." Writebol's husband, David, also has been working in Liberia alongside his wife with the aid group Serving in Mission, which maintains a hospital that has been treating Ebola patients. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 5:30 AM

"Nobody Can Prove" Russian Link to Ukraine Rebels: Diplomat

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 8:08 AM

Israel Declares 4-Hour "Humanitarian Window" in Gaza

Israel's military has declared a four-hour “humanitarian window” in parts of the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, NBC News reported. It would apply from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. local time (8 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET), the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement. "The humanitarian window will not apply to the areas in which IDF soldiers are currently operating," IDF said in a statement. "Residents must not return to areas that have previously been asked to evacuate." A spokesman for Hamas rejected Israel's announcement just minutes after it was issued, saying the declaration was worthless because it excluded areas on the border with Israel. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 4:42 AM

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

The biggest outbreak of Ebola in history is affecting over 1,200 people and continues to spread with no end in sight. The disease recently killed an American doctor and a hygienist colleague working for charities, as well as Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, the doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is not treating patients, but offering advice, and the World Health Organization, forced to slash budgets, deployed over 120 people. The rest is being covered by nonprofits, and the affected countries' health departments, which are not equipped to stop the outbreak from spreading. Read »
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Israeli Shells Kill 15 at U.N. School in Gaza

At least 15 people were killed and 90 were wounded after Israeli tank shells hit a U.N. school used as shelter for refugees in the Gaza war early on Wednesday, a health official and a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency said, The Associated Press reported. The Israeli military said mortar shells had been fired from near the school, and that soldiers fired back. The strike came a day after fuel tanks at Gaza’s only power plant came under attack, threatening the only energy provider for the territory's 1.8 million citizens. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 3:14 AM

Feds Probing Possible Flaw in GM Airbags

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 9:15 PM

Theodore Van Kirk, Last Survivor of Enola Gay's Crew, Dies