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Ray Emory's detective work is time-consuming but worth it. The Pearl Harbor survivor has provided research that has led to the identification, he says, of nine service members killed in the Japanese attack, which occurred 71 years ago Friday. Emory, who will be honored at ceremonies this year, has remained in contact with some of the relatives, including the first case he helped solve more than 10 years ago.
Egypt-Protests (Will update)
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy didn't back off the controversial edict he has issued or Egypt's upcoming constitutional referendum, saying Thursday night that he respects peaceful opposition to his decisions but won't stand for violence.
Guatemala-McAfee-Asylum-Rejected (Will update)
Software pioneer John McAfee was in a Guatemalan police hospital Thursday, being treated for cardiovascular problems just hours after officials rejected his bid for asylum. McAfee faces deportation to Belize, where police want to talk with him about a neighbor's shooting death.
Syria-Civil-War (Will update)
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Thursday with key players as part of a new U.S. diplomatic push on Syria, amid reports that the government of President Bashar al-Assad may be preparing to use chemical weapons.
Michigan-Labor-Protests (Will update)
Thousands of people protesting "right-to-work" legislation were locked out of Michigan's Capitol in Lansing on Thursday as Republican lawmakers working inside in lame-duck session moved to pass it.
New York will rebuild neighborhoods battered by Superstorm Sandy with an eye toward defending them from a future of rising oceans and stronger storm, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday.
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Hell came to Damascus months ago. It's loud and scary in Syria's capital. But now, this week, something seems different. It feels worse. And that makes Leena feel better. The Damascus resident, who sides with the rebellion, says it means the forces fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad are winning.
The search for the missing crew members from a North Sea cargo ship collision has been called off Thursday afternoon, the Netherlands Coast Guard said in a statement.
Hasan Amin has been here before. The thugs with knives and rocks chasing down protesters. Presidential backers belittling the opposition, accusing them of using "crude and contemptible ways of expression," to quote the Muslim Brotherhood. The pressure to go home and be quiet.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, left hospital Thursday morning, three days after being admitted for acute morning sickness.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is meeting Thursday with key players as part of a new U.S. diplomatic push on Syria, amid reports that the government of President Bashar al-Assad may be preparing to use chemical weapons.
Up and down the poor, remote Compestela Valley region on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, families are trying to come to terms with what hit them. Thousands of flimsy houses have been ripped to shreds. Scores of people are dead. Hundreds more are still missing, swept away in flash floods that roared down from the hills.
The Navy is moving some warships into position to monitor a possible upcoming North Korean launch of a long-range ballistic missile, U.S. Navy officials said Thursday.
The fallout from President Mohamed Morsy's sweeping power grab in Egypt has spiraled into more deaths, another key defection and a scene that resembles a war zone.
But up until a few years ago, visiting Cuba would have been close to impossible for Americans. But after decades of false starts, the Obama administration has reinstituted legal travel to Cuba as a way to reach out to the Cuban people.
Afghanistan's intelligence chief was wounded in a suicide attack in Kabul Thursday, the president's office confirmed.
British media reports named celebrity publicist Max Clifford Thursday as a man arrested by police investigating sex abuse allegations sparked by a scandal involving a now-deceased TV host. Clifford is famous in Britain for representing celebrities and members of the public willing to sell kiss-and-tell stories.
A foul-smelling cloud wound its way through Argentina's capital Thursday, but it was not toxic as initially feared, officials said.