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New Poll: Most Americans Say Afghan War Not Worth Fighting
The National Priorities Project has posted a running tally of the costs of the war now clicking around $682 billion, rising $10.45 million an hour. Read more...
UN Says Nearly 1,000 Iraqis Killed In October
"The solution for Iraq's insecurity will never be a military one. Violence will stop when government senior officials understand that the Iraqis are more important than posts or elections." Read more...
Video: U.N. human rights investigators have gathered testimony from casualties of Syria's civil war and medical staff indicating that rebel forces have used the nerve agent sarin, one of the lead investigators said on Sunday. Read more...
Rescue organizations are on the scene of the Boston Marathon tragedy on Monday, but there are things that you can do to help... Read more...
Watch: Syria Behind the Lines: This is what it looks like when a government drops bombs on its own people. Read more...

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Here's the latest on the situation from AlJazeera: Fresh Israeli air raids have killed at least eight Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and wounded dozens more, medics say, with Palestinian security sources confirming that at least three of Read more...
Israel is continuing to pound the Gaza Strip with air strikes amidst fears that Israel could soon launch a ground invasion into Gaza. Israeli troops, tanks and armored personnel carriers are now massing near the Palestinian territory. Read more...
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake shook a mountainous region of Guatemala near the Mexico border Wednesday morning. At least 48 have been reported dead, with a hundred missing and hundreds more injured. The powerful quake impacted all but one Read more...
It was a Bloody Sunday, indeed for Iraqis as bombs and small arms attacks claimed at least 75 lives and left another 285 wounded in a series of attacks that targeted the country’s security forces. The onslaught by insurgents struck a dozen Read more...
A 14-year-old suicide bomber attacked NATO headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday, killing six civilians and wounding five, including children. No soldiers were struck. The teenage attacker was wearing a vest packed with explosives, Read more...