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Israel Resumes Gaza Strikes After Rocket Attacks

Israel Resumes Gaza Strikes After Rocket AttacksIsrael said today that it had resumed targeting "terror sites" across the Gaza Strip after renewed rocket attacks on the Jewish state.

U.S. Says Syria’s Chemical Weapons Stockpile Is Destroyed

U.S. Says Syria’s Chemical Weapons Stockpile Is DestroyedThe U.S. said Monday that all of Syria's declared chemical weapon stockpile has been destroyed.

Iconic TV Announcer Don Pardo Dies At 96

Iconic TV Announcer Don Pardo Dies At 96Fans of Saturday Night Live, and the original versions of The Price is Right and Jeopardy recognize Don Pardo's voice immediately.

WikiLeaks’ Assange Says He’ll Leave Embassy In London

WikiLeaks’ Assange Says He’ll Leave Embassy In LondonCiting health concerns, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he'll leave the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he has lived in diplomatic asylum for more than two years.

Israel, Palestinians Still Far Apart As Truce Nears End

Israel, Palestinians Still Far Apart As Truce Nears EndWith the clock ticking on the expiration of the latest cease-fire in Gaza, representatives of Israel and Hamas resumed talks in Cairo today but appeared divided over an Egyptian proposal to ease the closing of the territory.

Ukraine: Reports Of Attack On Civilian Convoy Near Luhansk

Ukraine: Reports Of Attack On Civilian Convoy Near LuhanskUkraine's government and pro-Russian separatists are blaming one another for an attack that reportedly hit at least one bus carrying people who were fleeing the fighting near the eastern city of Luhansk.

Kurds Say They Have Retaken Strategic Mosul Dam From Militants

Kurds Say They Have Retaken Strategic Mosul Dam From MilitantsKurdish forces say they have retaken the strategic Mosul Dam from militants of the Islamic State, apparently dealing the Sunni jihadist group its first major reversal since its forces swept into Iraq in June.

Do Not Fear This Giant Robot Swarm

Do Not Fear This Giant Robot SwarmHarvard roboticist Mike Rubenstein thought he was being clever when he came up with the name for the 1,024 little robots he built. He's into computers, so he thought of kilobytes and named them kilobots.

There’s No Longer A Doubt About This Cutthroat Trout

There’s No Longer A Doubt About This Cutthroat TroutThe rare greenback cutthroat trout, for years on the receiving end of a well-meaning, but taxonomically misguided attempt to save it, now seems to be back on track (though not out of the woods).

Obama: U.S. To End Aid Drops In Iraq, But Airstrikes To Continue

Obama: U.S. To End Aid Drops In Iraq, But Airstrikes To ContinuePresident Obama says U.S. airstrikes have broken a siege by Islamic militants of minority Yazidis on a mountaintop in northwestern Iraq and it's unlikely that more airdrops of humanitarian aid will be necessary.