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8/4/2014 10:01 AM
Cease-fire slows Gaza war
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip  — An Israeli-declared temporary cease-fire and troop withdrawals slowed violence in the Gaza war today, though an attack on Israeli bus that killed one person in Jerusalem underscored the tensions still simmering in the region.

8/4/2014 9:54 AM
Rescuers dig out survivors from China quake
KUNMING, China  — Rescuers found scores of survivors today as they dug through homes shattered by an earthquake in southern China that killed at least 398 people and injured more than 1,800. Rainstorms were expected to continue to hinder rescue efforts over the coming days.

8/4/2014 8:30 AM
U.S. sent Latin youth undercover in Cuba
WASHINGTON  — Fernando Murillo was typical of the young Latin Americans deployed to Cuba by a U.S. agency to work undercover. He had little training in the dangers of clandestine operations — or how to evade one of the world’s most sophisticated counter-intelligence services.

8/4/2014 6:13 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

8/3/2014 7:59 AM
Strong quake kills 367 in China
BEIJING — A strong earthquake in southern China’s Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more than 1,800.

8/3/2014 9:27 AM
French president marks WWI centennial
PARIS — French President Francois Hollande commemorated the 100th anniversary of World War I on Sunday with an appeal to players in the Gaza conflict to put animosities aside — just as France and Germany have done.

8/3/2014 6:14 AM
10 dead after strike near UN school in Gaza
RAFAH, Gaza Strip — A United Nations school sheltering displaced people in the southern Gaza Strip was hit Sunday by what a U.N. official said appeared to be an Israeli airstrike, as the military struck the Hamas-ruled territory despite signaling a possible scaling back of its 27-day offensive.

8/2/2014 4:33 PM
Israel warns Hamas against continued rocket fire
JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Hamas on Saturday that it will “pay an intolerable price” if it continues to fire rockets at Israel, but also hinted that Israel would reassess its operations in the Gaza war once troops have demolished Hamas tunnels under the Gaza-Israel border.

8/2/2014 10:59 AM
U.S. doctor with Ebola arrives in Atlanta
ATLANTA — An American doctor infected with the Ebola virus in Africa arrived in Atlanta for treatment Saturday, landing in a specially equipped plane at a military base, then being whisked away to one of the most sophisticated hospital isolation units in the country, officials say.

8/2/2014 11:07 AM
Clashes, bombing kill 17 Iraq soldiers
BAGHDAD — Authorities in Iraq say clashes and a suicide bombing have killed 17 soldiers in areas around the capital, Baghdad.