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Book News: The Clash Of The Comic(-)Cons

Book News: The Clash Of The Comic(-)ConsThe nation's biggest comic book convention has issued a cease-and-desist letter to the nation's third-biggest comic book convention over the use of the name "Comic Con."

Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of Minors

Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of MinorsPresident Obama met with the leaders of three Central American countries at the White House on Friday, telling them that they share responsibility with Washington for stemming an influx of children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In Crisis

Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In CrisisLawmakers in Washington, D.C., have reached a deal to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, multiple news organizations are reporting.

Zoo In Argentina Says ‘Sad Bear’ Too Old To Go To Canada

Zoo In Argentina Says ‘Sad Bear’ Too Old To Go To CanadaDespite a public outcry that resulted in more than a half-million petition signatures and a personal appeal by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Arturo, Argentina's "sad bear," has been deemed too old to migrate to Canada.

Gaza Conflict: What To Know For Friday

Gaza Conflict: What To Know For FridayAs the conflict between Israel and Gaza approaches the three-week mark, the fighting seems to have only intensified. At least 119 Palestinians were killed Thursday, making it the bloodiest day of the war.

European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA ‘Black Sites’ Case

European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA ‘Black Sites’ CaseThe European Court of Human Rights ruled today that Poland broke the European human rights convention by allowing the CIA to imprison and torture two terrorism suspects in secret prisons on its soil.

Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela’s Vertical Slum

Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela’s Vertical SlumVenezuela's government began to evacuate a famous "vertical slum" in Caracas Tuesday, bringing an end to a self-made community that became famous for its apocalyptic image, symbolic overtones and appearance in the Showtime series Homeland.

Obama Declares Emergency As Huge Fires Burn In Washington State

Obama Declares Emergency As Huge Fires Burn In Washington StateFires are still raging in Washington state, where officials hope rain might help them contain the large fires — but there's also a chance that heavy rainfall could trigger flooding and mudslides.

White House Adviser: Cease-Fire Should Include Demilitarization Of Gaza

White House Adviser: Cease-Fire Should Include Demilitarization Of GazaA top White House adviser says any cease-fire agreement between Israel and Palestinians must include the demilitarization of Gaza.

Dutch Day Of Mourning, As Remains Of Some MH17 Victims Come Home

Dutch Day Of Mourning, As Remains Of Some MH17 Victims Come HomeIn its first national day of mourning in more than half a century, the Netherlands came to a standstill on Wednesday as the remains of some of the victims who died when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was downed over eastern Ukraine came home.