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  • Gaza cease fire starts

    Cease-fire between Hamas, Israel starts

    A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas started Saturday morning while diplomats worked to create a longer truce in the conflict that has killed more than 900 people, mostly Palestinian civilians.

    The cease-fire started at at 8 a.m....

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Girls face felony charges for killing tortoise

Neighbors want strict punishment for two Jacksonville girls who are accused of killing a gopher tortoise with fire. Danielle Dionne, 15, and Jennifer Greene, 18, are charged with cruelty to animals, a third degree felony. They are also charged with killing a gopher tortoise, which is a threatened species in Florida.

Mideast cease-fire

Israel, Hamas agree to short cease-fire

Israel and Hamas failed to agree to a long-term cease-fire agreement on Friday, but there may be some positive news in the short-term.

Caught on camera robber thwarted

Caught on camera: Employee thwarts robber

A worker at a North Carolina restaurant is being praised for his quick thinking that stopped a would-be robber.

Air Algerie crash site

Air Algerie wreckage found 'disintegrated' in desert

The first video from the deadly Air Alergie crash site has emerged. French forces secured the scene in Mali on Friday.

Vanity plate rejections

Peek inside vanity license plate rejections

In light of a questionable vanity license plate that slipped through the screeners, a San Diego television station looks at how vanity plates are approved and a few of the rejects.

Nordstrom catalogue features people with disabilities

Nordstrom catalogue features models with disabilities

Nordstrom's latest catalogue is turning heads for featuring models with disabilities, including a woman in a wheelchair and a veteran who lost his leg while serving in Afghanistan.

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History of the death penalty in America

The alleged botched execution of Arizona prison inmate Joseph Wood has put capital punishment -- specifically, the manner in which criminals are executed -- back in the spotlight. Take a look at the history of the death penalty in America.

Pope Francis, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

Pope Francis is coming to the U.S. in Sept., to head the eighth World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, according to the National Catholic Reporter. Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.

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Happiest/unhappiest U.S. cities

It seems that residents of Louisiana are some of the happiest people in the country, and New Yorkers remain some of the unhappiest, according to a new report. Take a look at the happiest - and unhappiest - U.S. cities.

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