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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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Plane with first coffins of MH17 victims leaves Ukraine

A Dutch air force plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner is on its way to the Netherlands.

peaches

California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

Fresh peaches, plums, nectarines, and pluots sold at major retailers including Kroger and Costco are being recalled over concerns of possible listeria contamination.

obamacare

Court rulings create new uncertainty over Obamacare

Two courts injected new uncertainty into the future of Obamacare, with conflicting rulings on whether the government can subsidize health insurance.

mudslide

Last victim of deadly Washington mudslide found

Search teams in Washington State have found the remains of a person thought to be the last victim of a mudslide that buried an entire community in March.

obamacare

U.S. courts deliver conflicting rulings on Obamacare

A U.S. appeals court threw out a federal regulation that implements key subsidies that are vital to the health care overhaul.

casino

Armed bandits steal $181K from Atlantic City casino

A manhunt is underway for masked robbers who stole $181,000 from Caesar's Atlantic City casino in New Jersey.

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Airlines halt flights to Israel

Delta, American, and United have halted flights to Israel to ensure passenger safety as the turmoil in the region is intensifying.

obamacare

Judge dismisses Republican lawsuit over Obamacare

A federal judge has thrown out a U.S. Senator's legal challenge to a part of the law that grants insurance subsidies for members of Congress.

mh17

Bodies, black boxes handed over at Ukraine crash site

A train carrying the remains of the victims of the MH17 arrived in Ukrainian government territory as separatists gave the plane's black boxes to Malaysian experts.

migrant

Wave of migrant children threaten to swamp U.S. courts

As Texas National Guard troops are deployed to the border, a deluge of Central American children threatens the already crowded immigration courts.

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Biden says Putin has ‘no soul’

Vladimir Putin has no soul, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he concluded after meeting with the Russian leader at the Kremlin in 2011.

mh17

Bodies leave Ukraine MH17 crash site

A train carrying the remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine left the site on Monday.

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Obama signs order barring federal discrimination against gays

President Barack Obama signed an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

boston

Friend of accused Boston bomber guilty of obstruction

A jury found a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts.

moon

45 years after Apollo landing, U.S. debates next lunar step

Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the U.S. remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration.

online

More than 1M comments on net neutrality debate so far

The FCC will continue collecting comments, made in response to these first submissions, until Sept. 10.

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Crews make progress in calming massive Washington state wildfire

Firefighters made progress on Sunday slowing a massive wildfire that has raged unchecked for nearly a week.

People place flowers outside Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Friday, July 18, 2014. The attack on a Malaysian jetliner Thursday afternoon killed 298 people from nearly a dozen nations, more than half being Dutch, including vacationers, students and a large contingent of scientists heading to an AIDS conference in Australia.

Indiana University student among Malaysia Air dead

Karlijn Keijzer, a doctoral student at Indiana University, was among the nearly 300 passengers killed when a Malaysian airliner went down in Ukraine.

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the situation in Ukraine, Friday, July 18, 2014, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. The president said one American was killed on the plane over Ukraine, and the airliner was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.

Obama condemns Russia after Malaysian airliner downed in Ukraine

Barack Obama demands Russia stop supporting separatists in eastern Ukraine after the downing of a Malaysian airline by a surface-to-air missile.

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Amazon offers 3D printing to customize products

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A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Amazon will offer 3D printing services that allow customers to customize and build earrings, bobble head toys and other items.

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U.S. doctor contracts Ebola in Liberia

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In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia. On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the North Carolina-based aid organization said Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia.

American doctor, Kent Brantley, has tested positive for the tropical disease Ebola.

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Pope Francis renews attack on mafia

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Pope Francis waves as he leads a mass at the palace of Caserta, former residences of the Royal House of Bourbon, in Caserta, southern Italy on July 26, 2014.

Pope Francis called for nature to be protected from criminal abuse during a visit in the southern Italian town of Caserta, near Naples.

in Entertainment

‘Lucy,’ ‘Hercules’ beat expectations at box offices

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows, from left, Aksel Hennie as Tydeus, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal as Atalanta, Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Reece Ritchie as Iolaus, and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus in a scene from "Hercules."

Scarlett Johansson's "Lucy" collected $44 million to win the domestic box office race, outmuscling "Hercules" which took in $29 million.

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Baby elephant meets a cat

Elephant Meets Cat

Maybe this elephant is more of a dog lover?