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ISIS extends hold on Syria's ancient city of Palmyra

8 hours 6 min ago
ISIS forces have extended their control around the ancient city of Palmyra as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad withdrew from the area.
Categories: International News

Capturing the parallel worlds of the Emirates

8 hours 36 min ago
Philip Cheung's photo series "Desert Dreams" shows the contrast between modern and traditional life inside the United Arab Emirates.
Categories: International News

Why ISIS destroys antiquities

8 hours 57 min ago
CNN's Ben Wedeman explains why the terror group is ruining Iraq's cultural history.
Categories: International News

Mission of mercy for migrants

9 hours 4 min ago
Categories: International News

Get a smuggler's discount

9 hours 5 min ago
Smugglers lure Arab and African migrants by offering discounts to get onto overcrowded ships if people bring more potential passengers, a CNN investigation has revealed.
Categories: International News

Hezbollah shows off border gains with slide show and tour

9 hours 7 min ago
Lebanon's Hezbollah claims victories in a border fight with al Qaeda-linked forces in Syria.
Categories: International News

Briton gets life for killing U.S. soldier in Iraq

9 hours 10 min ago
A UK court sentenced a London taxi driver to life in prison Friday for the 2007 murder of a U.S. soldier in Iraq.
Categories: International News

What will happen to ISIS' child soldiers?

9 hours 14 min ago
When a child executes men for ISIS, what kind of a man will he become? Now ask that question about the scores of children conscripted for jihad.
Categories: International News

New species: Cartwheeling spiders, electric slugs

9 hours 17 min ago
From a mossy forest in the Philippines to the sand slopes of Morocco, this past year has seen some staggering biological discoveries. Among the 18,000 new species named during the past year, an international committee of taxonomists selected their top 10 favorites for SUNY's College of Environmental Science and Forestry's annual list. Previous years have recognized such luminaries as the Pancake Batfish and the Dragon Tree. This year's top 10 was no less surreal. Click through to see pictures.
Categories: International News

Ireland holds historic vote on same-sex marriage

9 hours 28 min ago
Irish voters went to the polls on whether to change the country's constitution to allow same-sex marriage.
Categories: International News

Same-sex marriage in the U.S.

9 hours 35 min ago
Categories: International News

Explainer: Ireland's world-first popular vote on gay marriage

9 hours 36 min ago
Ireland is due to hold the world's first popular vote to decide whether gay and lesbian couples should be allowed to marry. The most recent opinion poll in The Irish Times indicated that 58% will vote in favor with 25% against, 17% were undecided or would not vote. Leaving aside the latter, this would suggest that 70% will vote Yes.
Categories: International News

Swimwear through the ages

11 hours 17 min ago
Categories: International News
The following Memorial Day events will be taking place on Memorial Day in Punxsutawney and the surrounding areas: 10:30...
With the Chucks baseball team set to face off against Bradford for the District IX title this evening, we felt it would...
The Chucks baseball team claimed the District IX title with a 4-1 win over Bradford on Thursday...
On Thursday, the Punxsy Chucks baseball team will square off against the Bradford Owls in a 5:30 p....
The handshake line at the end of a game this time of year means a bit more. Pictured here are the...

 

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