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The United Nations that Kofi Annan served pays…

2 secretaries-generals and diplomats from the world that Kofi Annan served for nearly 45 years paid tribute to him at the UN, but the most moving words were from his wife and son who urged people to continue his fight for a fairer and peaceful planet

Sheriff: Motive unclear for Maryland shooter who…

A Maryland sheriff says the woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage

Small North Carolina town latest to feel Florence…

A North Carolina town where a levee breached is among the latest to feel the punch of Hurricane Florence

Cyprus protests Turkish warship's arrest of fishing boat

Cyprus is trying to secure the release of five fishermen who were taken into custody by a Turkish warship as they were fishing off the island's northern coast

Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guilty

An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case

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Are temporary tattoos a sell-out?

As temporary tattoos grow in popularity, some wonder if the trend stems from a fear of commitment.

At Least 5 People, Including 3 Infants, Stabbed…

Three infants and two adults were the victims of a stabbing at a maternity center in Queens, New York.

Chick-fil-A Serves Man Who Pulled Up To…

Chick-fil-A is going above and beyond for its customers by serving a man who pulled up to the drive-thru riding a lawn mower.

India calls of foreign ministers' meeting with Pakistan

India has called off a planned meeting between its foreign minister and her Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly session in New York this month, aggravating tensions between the longtime rivals

NC river swirls with gray muck near flooded coal ash dump

Duke Energy says dam breached at plant in North Carolina; coal ash may be flowing into Cape Fear River

State of the art: can robots be Rembrandts?

A French collective of artist-entrepreneurs are creating fine art using a computer algorithm, with one of their creations to be auctioned by Christie's. Lucy Fielder reports.

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Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China

Hong Kong has opened a new high-speed rail link to inland China that will vastly decrease travel times but which also raises concerns about Beijing's creeping influence over the semi-autonomous Chinese region

Hawaii volcanoes park to reopen after monthslong…

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park will reopen its main gates Saturday, welcoming carloads of visitors eager to see Kilauea's new summit crater and the area where a longstanding lava lake once bubbled near the surface

China Opens New Embassy In The Dominican Republic

Earlier this year, the Dominican Republic cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan and entered into a formal agreement with China.

Myanmar refugees evacuated from squalid Omaha apartments

About 500 refugees have been relocated from a Nebraska apartment complex after units were deemed unlivable

California man arrested in 10 'horrific…

Sacramento authorities have arrested a 58-year-old man suspected of committing at least 10 rapes across Northern California between 1991 and 2006

Funerals held for 2 women allegedly killed by…

Friends and family have gathered for funerals in Laredo, Texas, for two of the women authorities say were killed by a Border Patrol agent who has been described as a serial killer

The Latest: Death toll rises to 43 in aftermath…

Authorities say the toll has now risen to 43 dead in the aftermath of former Hurricane Florence; 32 of those deaths in North Carolina

Brazil arrests man linked to Hezbollah on crimes…

Brazilian police have arrested a fugitive who is alleged by U.S. authorities to be Hezbollah's financier and who has repeatedly been accused of illegal activity in a lawless border area where three South American nations meet

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Ole Miss faculty ask donor to remove name after racial post

Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi on Friday asked a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized for an "unjustified racial overtone."