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5/26/2014 11:08 AM
Week of flooding in southern China kills 37
BEIJING  — Flooding over the past week in China’s south has killed 37 people, left six missing, and forced almost half a million people from their homes, the government said today.

5/26/2014 7:05 AM
Train crash kills at least 40 in north India
LUCKNOW, India — An express train slammed into a parked freight train in northern India today, killing at least 40 people and reducing cars to a heap of torn and twisted metal, officials said.

5/26/2014 8:34 AM
Ukraine launches air strikes
DONETSK, Ukraine  — Ukraine’s new president-elect today promised to negotiate an end to a pro-Russia insurgency in the east, saying he was willing to begin talks with Moscow, while the Kiev government launched an air strike on militants who occupied a major airport.

5/26/2014 7:03 AM
Fire at South Korean bus terminal kills 6
SEOUL, South Korea  — A fire in a construction area at a bus terminal near Seoul killed six people and injured 38 today, emergency officials said.

5/26/2014 6:58 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:

5/25/2014 12:26 PM
Obama surprises troops in Afghanistan
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — President Barack Obama, on a surprise holiday visit to this sprawling military base, said today he was close to a decision about the number of U.S. troops who will remain after year’s end in America’s longest war.

5/25/2014 1:59 PM
Poland's Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski dies
WARSAW, Poland — Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, the survivor of a Siberian labor camp, was an unlikely servant to the Soviet Union and its communist ideology.

5/25/2014 7:08 AM
Ukraine holds presidential vote
KIEV, Ukraine — Long lines snaked around polling stations in Kiev today for Ukraine’s crucial presidential election — a stark contrast to the country’s troubled east, where heavily armed pro-Russia rebels intimidated voters by smashing ballot boxes and blocking off voting centers.

5/25/2014 1:42 AM
Wildfire in northern Arizona grows
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A wildfire burning in rugged terrain in a northern Arizona canyon grew significantly because of fires intentionally set by crews to rob the blaze of its natural forest fuels, officials said Saturday.

5/25/2014 1:39 AM
Hurricane Amanda strengthens
MEXICO CITY -- Hurricane Amanda rapidly gained strength far off the west coast of Mexico on Saturday evening and churned farther out to sea.