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PHOTOS: A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck near Nagano, Japan

A strong earthquake late Saturday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski resort town and injuring more than 20 people, officials said.


PHOTOS: Bodies believed to be Miss Honduras, sister found

Two bodies authorities believe to belong to Miss Honduras 2014 and her sister have been found buried near the spa where they disappeared six days ago, the Honduras National Police director said Wednesday. Authorities are awaiting confirmation from forensic officials that the bodies are Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, and her sister, Sofia, 23, said Gen. […]


PHOTOS: Four Israelis killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

Two Palestinians stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers praying inside with knives, axes and guns, and killing four people before they were killed in a shootout with police, officials said.


PHOTOS: Koalas pose with world leaders at G20 in Brisbane, Australia

World leaders took some time to pose with koalas in Brisbane, Australia before the start of the annual G20 Summit, November 15, 2014.


PHOTOS: Families of 43 missing Mexican students cling to hope

Maria Telumbre knows fire. She spends her days making tortillas over hot coals, and experience tells her a small goat takes at least four hours to cook. So she refuses to believe the government’s explanation that gang thugs incinerated her son and 42 other missing college students in a giant funeral pyre in less than […]


PHOTOS: Angry protesters set fire to Guerrero state congress

Demonstrators angry over the disappearance of 43 college students set fire to the Guerrero state congress in southern Mexico on Wednesday in a new protest over the presumed massacre.


PHOTOS: Airshow China 2014

Photos from Airshow China 2014 in Zhuhai, south China’s Guangdong province in November, 2014.


PHOTOS: Berlin marks 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Berlin, Germany marked the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Wall on November 9, 2014. The city commemorated the 25th anniversary with an installation of 6,800 lamps coupled with illuminated balloons along a 15km route where the Wall once ran and divided the city into capitalist West and communist East.


PHOTOS: The Berlin Wall

November 9th, 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall came down. Built with barbed wire and concrete in August of 1961 by the Communist East, The Berlin Wall, stretching for about 30 miles, was a Cold War symbol which separated East and West Berlin, preventing people from leaving East Germany.


PHOTOS: 10-year anniversary of Second Battle of Fallujah

The 1st Marine Division, supported by forces from the U.S. Army and Iraqi Army, launched the Second Battle of Fallujah, Operation AL FAJR, to eliminate the remaining insurgent sanctuary there and enable Iraqi Security Forces and local government to take back control of their city.


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Photos: ‘Horrible Bosses 2’ with Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day

Fed up with answering to higher-ups, Nick (Bateman), Dale (Day) and Kurt (Sudeikis) decide to become their own boss


Photos: ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ with Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovich

Super spy team, Skipper (voiced by Tom McGrath), Kowalski (voiced by Chris Miller), Rico (voiced by Conrad Vernon)


PHOTOS: Grand jury decision sparks more protests over Michael Brown’s death

Protests picked up ahead of the grand jury's decision over indicting a white police officer for shooting dead an un