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One dead after lightning hits 14 in California

LOS ANGELES – A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes

Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes

Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes; fire outside Yosemite park grows significantly
Updated: 1 hour ago
Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

Trial for 3 charged in deadly salmonella outbreak from peanuts set to start in south Georgia
Updated: 2 hours ago
Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site as Ukraine seeks to take control over area
Updated: 3 hours ago

Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell dies

Former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell, who led city during 1999 WTO protests, dies at 76
Updated: 4 hours ago
EU, US seek Putin Achilles' heel on Ukraine

EU, US seek Putin Achilles' heel on Ukraine

US, Europe seek to find elusive pressure points on Putin over Russia's actions in Ukraine
Updated: 4 hours ago
EU, US seek Putin Achilles' heel on Ukraine

EU, US seek Putin Achilles' heel on Ukraine

US, Europe seek to find elusive pressure points on Putin over Russia's actions in Ukraine
Updated: 4 hours ago

Suspect detained in slayings of 2 Jamaica children

Police in Jamaica detain suspect in slayings of 2 children whose bodies found in remote pond
Updated: 4 hours ago
US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

US releases images it says backs up claim Russia gave rockets to separatists, shelled Ukraine
Updated: 4 hours ago