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British actor, director and producer Richard Attenborough died Sunday, his family said. British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died Sunday, his family said. He was 90 years old. Attenborough rose to fame as an actor with roles in films...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: As we reported yesterday there are now more than 2600 confirmed or suspected cases of Ebola and more than 1400 deaths resulting from the virus. All of the cases had originated from West Africa. For...
Han Tak Lee (Ctr) walks out of Federal Court in Hbg. a free man after nearly 24 yrs in prison. @mcall pic.twitter.com/prtshC67QF — Chris Knight (@phojoknight) August 22, 2014 A New York man was freed on bail this week, after serving 24 years of a...
The U.S. State Department has confirmed an American hostage held since 2012 was freed by his kidnappers on Sunday in Syria. Peter Theo Curtis, US journalist kidnapped near Syria 2 years ago, is freed. http://t.co/EZt171L2Hj pic.twitter.com/...
A building is seen destroyed following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24 in Napa, California. Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency following a 6.0 magnitude earthquake which hit Northern...
Grappling with a population boom, the maternity ward at the Jose Favella Hospital in the Philippine capital of Manila is one of the busiest in the world, with an average of 60 births per day. No other hospital in the country has a higher birth rate...