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The Investigative Committee into Yasser Arafat's death will hold a news conference Saturday at the PLO offices in Ramallah ahead of Monday's planned exhumation of the former PLO leader's body.
Movember first person
I feel an obligation to stand with my father-in-law, to support and honor him in the best and only way I know how following his prostate cancer diagnosis. When people stop me at work and ask me why I shaved my beard off, I have a great excuse to talk about him and the type of man he is. Ultimately, I think that's what Movember is all about.
Seeing more mustaches this month? Many of them may be fighting cancer. On November 1, global health charity Movember kicked off its signature event, a monthlong campaign encouraging participants to grow mustaches (or "mo"s) to raise cancer-fighting awareness and funds.
We've finally emerged from the season in which Americans were asked by the pollsters and politicians: "Are you better off today than you were four years ago." But sometimes, author Steven Johnson says, it's important to contemplate the question of progress from a longer view: How are we doing on the scale of a
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As rebels fight their way through the vast Democratic Republic of Congo, aid groups are warning of escalating risks of diseases and abductions facing victims fleeing the violence and uncertainty. International organizations, including Oxfam, World Vision and the United Nations, have been forced to abandon operations in eastern Congo.
Seven people died, including three children, in a blast targeting a Shiite religious procession in Pakistan Saturday, police spokesman Khalid Sohail said.
Sierra Leone's incumbent president won re-election and was sworn in for a second term, pledging to boost the economy of the nation scarred by years of civil war.
Yet another passenger ship could be about to anchor in Hong Kong's popular waters, but berths aboard this particular vessel will be more permanent.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy said Friday that he works for the interest of the Egyptian people and takes "no particular side" after protesters stormed his party's headquarters in Alexandria, angry at what they view as an undemocratic power grab.
A fragile truce between Israel and Hamas appeared to hold Friday despite reports that Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man near its border in Gaza.
For both President Barack Obama and his secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, the bid to broker a cease-fire in Gaza was high-profile, high-risk diplomacy.
Lawmakers in Uganda are preparing to vote on a new anti-homosexuality bill that proposes tough jail sentences for consensual same-sex behavior.
One sheriff's deputy was fatally shot and another one was in critical condition Friday after they were confronted by a man at an Alabama home, authorities said.
Eighteen people were injured early Friday evening when a gas-fueled explosion ripped through a strip club in the western Massachusetts city of Springfield, the city's mayor said.
Odd-even gas rationing is ending in New York City, a milestone as the city continues to recover from Superstorm Sandy, which hit more than three weeks ago. The rationing will end at 6 a.m. Saturday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Friday.
The National Hockey League on Friday canceled the All-Star game and the regular season through December 14, as the player lockout continued with no collective bargaining agreement in place.
The mother of champion boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho probably will make a decision on Saturday about whether to remove her son from life support, she told reporters Friday night.
Shoppers turned out in droves at malls and big-box stores around the country to take advantage of Black Friday deals, as retailers opened their doors earlier than ever on Thanksgiving. According to early estimates, the late evening openings are paying off.
U.S. stocks wrapped up Black Friday more than 1%, inking the fifth straight day of gains.
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When Scarlett Johansson picked up the gig of playing "Psycho" actress Janet Leigh in the Sacha Gervasi-directed feature about the making of Alfred Hitchcock's seminal 1960 thriller, she wanted to make sure Leigh's daughters, Jamie Lee and Kelly Curtis, were OK with it.
Tensions erupted at the home of actress Halle Berry on Thanksgiving Day. The Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed to CNN that a physical confrontation took place between Berry's fiancé, Olivier Martinez, and her ex-boyfriend, Gabriel Aubry.
With cease-fire, Hamas' isolation has ended