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35 killed, soldier missing as Gaza truce unravels

A Palestinian inspects a destroyed house in the heavily bombed Gaza City neighborhood of Shijaiyah, close to the Israeli border, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce as several Palestinians were killed in a heavy exchange of fire in the southern town of Rafah. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)The Israel-Hamas cease-fire crumbles only hours after coming into effect.


Bill Clinton before 9/11: 'I could have killed' Osama bin Laden

New audio has emerged of the former president speaking about the terror leader hours before the 9/11 attacks.


House GOP divisions on border bill delay getaway

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio defends the work of the GOPWASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders struggled to round up votes from recalcitrant conservatives for a bill dealing with the immigrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border and head home for a five-week summer break boasting of acting to address the crisis.


U.S. missionaries infected with Ebola to be brought home

Social Commentator Alfred Sirleaf, center rear, gives comment on current events in Liberia including the deadly Ebola virus by speaking and writhing them down on a blackboard as people gather around to listen to him in Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, July 31, 2014. The worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 deaths in West Africa as the World Health Organization on Thursday announced dozens of new fatalities. (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh)An Atlanta hospital is preparing to treat one of the two American aid workers stricken with the deadly virus.


Senate kills border crisis spending bill

FILE - In this July 12, 2014 file photo, migrants walk along the rail tracks after getting off a train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, Mexico. Many of the immigrants recently flooding the nation’s southern border say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America. These gangs were a byproduct of U.S. immigration and Cold War policies, specifically growing from the increase in deportations in the 1990s. With weak dysfunctional governments at home, U.S. street gang culture easily took hold and flourished in these countries. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)Crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths at U.S.-Mexico border was impetus for $3.5B bill.


Light exercise boosts older adults' brains
Even minimal exercise of the body and mind may improve cognitive function in older adults, a new study suggests.

Nurse refuses to perform CPR despite 911 plea
An elderly woman being cared for at a California retirement facility died following the refusal of a nurse at the facility to perform CPR on the woman after she collapsed, authorities said.

Dementia 'night camp' gives caregivers a rest
A "night camp" for dementia victims who don't sleep at night or tend to wake up agitated is meant to provide their caregivers — usually a son or daughter — with a treasured night's sleep.

After Superstorm Sandy, seniors forced to start over

Displaced seniors are finding it particularly hard to adjust to life after Superstorm Sandy, which sent floodwaters surging through Breezy Point, New York. Displaced seniors are finding it particularly hard to adjust to life after Superstorm Sandy, which sent floodwaters surging through Breezy Point, New York.


One aging brain cell can affect entire brain
Brain cells may undergo aging in much the same way as skin cells do — with one aging cell affecting many of its neighbors, a new study from England says.

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