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Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 6:34 PM

Pit Bull Stolen, Tortured With Acid in N.M.

A pit bull in New Mexico is recovering after it was stolen from its owner and apparently attacked with acid, NBC affiliate KOB reported. "Someone either stole her to torture her or stole her to see if they could get her to fight," said Dr. Keith Cloward, the veterinarian who treated the dog. Police do not have a suspect or motive in the case. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 9:28 PM

New Jersey Sues Florida Pizzeria, Says It Ripped Off Highway Logo

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Heart Attacks Deadliest for Young Women, Study Finds

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 5:05 PM

GM Recalls Another 718,000 U.S. Vehicles

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 11:49 PM

1,000 StubHub Accounts Hacked in $10M Scam: Officials

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 6:37 PM

Hamas Leader Wants Humanitarian Truce, With Conditions

A political leader of Hamas said Wednesday that the group would support a humanitarian truce in Gaza, but only if Israel ends its siege of the Palestinian territory, NBC News reported. Khaled Meshaal, Chairman of the Hamas Political Bureau, said that a truce is needed so that the wounded can be evacuated from Gaza and relief can be brought in. He also pleaded with the international community to send medicine and fuel to Gaza, which has been battered by fighting for 15 days. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 2:42 PM

FAA Extends Israel Flight Ban 24 Hours

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Los Angeles Ex-Councilman Convicted of Felony Voter Fraud

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 2:24 PM

Doctor Leading Fight Against Ebola Gets Infected

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 6:49 PM

10 Million Got Obamacare Coverage, Study Confirms

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Passenger Plane Crashes in Taiwan in Stormy Weather

At least 40 people were killed in Taiwan when a TransAsia Airways plane crashed during an emergency landing, Taiwan's Central News Agency said. Seven people were injured, the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu told the news outlet, The Associated Press reported. Local media said the flight was traveling from Kaohsiung to Makung during stormy weather in the wake of Typhoon Matmo. There were conflicting reports about the number of dead and injured. China's Xinhua news agency said 40 people died, but Taiwan's Transport Minister Yeh Kuang-shih said 47 people were trapped and feared dead. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 4:38 PM

Man Convicted in Ex-Wife's Pig Mask Murder

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 4:36 PM

Dutch Mayor Apologizes for Remark About Putin's Daughter

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 7:09 AM

U.S. "Lone Soldier" Gets Hero's Burial in Israel

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 10:21 AM

Malaysia Jet Crash Victims Land in Netherlands