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Toddler attempts to pet pit bull, seriously injured in mauling

A 19-month-old boy is recovering in the hospital after a pit bull mauled in him a parking lot Sunday night.

8-year-old's free concert in yard goes viral

A hand-made sign led to a musical milestone for a Minneapolis boy.

Arkansas town still underwater weeks after storm drainage stops working

Two weeks after a storm flooded part of Arkansas, the water in brinkley still has not drained.

Seven earthquakes shake Oklahoma in two days

On Saturday and Sunday in Oklahoma, there were seven earthquakes. You read that right. Not tornadoes. Earthquakes.

World Cup: Germany and Argentina face date with destiny

It is the scenario Brazil had always feared -- the $11 billion party where the neighbors come round and trash your newly spruced up home.

Pope calls for Middle East cease-fire

Pope Francis called for a cease-fire in the Middle East before Sunday's Angelus prayer and said his meeting in June with the presidents of Israel and the Palestinian Authority was not a waste of time.

John Kerry joins world powers for Iran nuclear talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Austria on Sunday for talks with five other world powers and Iran on Tehran's nuclear program.

Remains found could be those of American missing in Mexico

Harry Devert left a job as a trader in finance to take a transcontinental motorcycle journey from the United States to Latin America.

Rocky Mountain lightning strike kills 1, injures 7

A lightning strike on a trail in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, left one woman dead and seven people injured. The strike occurred Friday on the Ute Crossing Trail, park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson said.

Gaza deaths mount as Israel, Hamas battle it out with rockets, airstrikes

Eight activists formed a human shield outside a hospital in Gaza Saturday, a doctor said, as Hamas and Israel battled it out with rockets and airstrikes.