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Israeli airstrikes kill 7 in Gaza, Palestinian officials say

The recently renewed violence in the Mideast claimed more lives Sunday as Israeli strikes killed at least seven people in Gaza and a Palestinian attack on a border crossing wounded four Israeli civilians.

In New Hampshire, Rick Perry says he's getting prepared

Returning to New Hampshire for the first time since his failed 2012 presidential campaign, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday he has learned "some really, really good humbling lessons."

Strongest quake in 25 years strikes California's Bay Area

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Northern California early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It was the strongest to hit the Bay Area since 1989, when a quake struck during the World Series.

Experimental SpaceX rocket self-detonates over Texas

A rung on the long ladder to Mars broke Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire.

Police: Las Vegas mentioned as Al-Qaeda terror target

Metro police have confirmed al-Qaeda leaders are encouraging lone jihadists to target Las Vegas for terror attacks. That information comes from a recent publication which names the city as a top spot to strike.

PCH doctors treat girl's seizures with radical brain surgery

A baby girl is recovering after doctors disconnected half her brain to stop the hundreds of seizures she was having every day.

Alert raised in Iceland after sub-glacial eruption

Iceland closed the airspace near the Bardarbunga volcano on Saturday, warning that significant emission of ash into the atmosphere is likely.

Calm in Ferguson, but fight over conflicting stories goes on

There were no Molotov cocktails thrown, no shootings, no fires and no tear gas on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday night and early Friday.

Voice, words may provide key clues about James Foley's killer

 As UK investigators work to identify the Islamist militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley, the tiniest details in the videotape of the killing could provide the key clue.

Riddell unveils new gear to help prevent and detect concussions

Football programs across the country will be wearing new gear this fall. And besides just being aesthetically pleasing from the outside, it’s more about the technology that has been built in.