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Battle to stay alive in Gaza | VIDEO

More than a million people are caught in the war zone with no way to escape. CNN’s Arwa Damon reports.

11/20/2012

Sitting together on holiday flights harder | VIDEO

Flying this Thanksgiving and worried that you won’t be able to sit with family? Nearly 24 million people are expected to fly during the 12 days surrounding Thanksgiving, up slightly from last year. Many will […]

11/13/2012

Feds end argument where Sir Francis Drake landed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The federal government has apparently ended a 433-year-old historical controversy by determining that English sea captain and explorer Sir Francis Drake came ashore in what is now a county in the […]

10/21/2012

Large Liz? Tower housing Big Ben to get a new name

(AP) – The iconic Clock Tower of Britain’s Parliament – widely, though incorrectly, known as Big Ben – is being renamed in honor of Queen Elizabeth II, authorities said Tuesday. The 315-foot (96-meter)-high structure, one […]

06/26/2012

President honors fallen warriors today

President Barack Obama is paying tribute to fallen warriors on Memorial Day, attending a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and honoring those who died in the Vietnam War. The president will participate today in a […]

05/28/2012

The late Manning Marable wins history Pulitzer

(AP) – The late Manning Marable won the Pulitzer Prize for history Monday for “Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention,” a work he did not live to see to publication. For the first time in […]

04/16/2012

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