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at 14:20 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

US appeals court upholds judge's ruling that Virginia gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

RICHMOND, Va. - A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, the latest in a string of decisions overturning bans across America.

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at 14:07 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Sexual assault suspect, 2 federal marshals and a police officer wounded in NYC shootout

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer.

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at 13:53 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Israeli PM Netanyahu says Israelis must be ready for 'prolonged' military campaign in Gaza

Israel's prime minister says Israelis must be "ready for a prolonged campaign" against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

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at 13:49 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry bid to secure ceasefire with Hamas

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration pushed back Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism aimed at Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, with U.S. officials saying Kerry had in no way abandoned key Israeli needs.

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at 13:47 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has raised fears of global spread

DAKAR, Senegal - There has been panic and fear about the deadly Ebola disease spreading ever since Nigerian health officials reported Friday that a Liberian man sick with the disease had travelled to Togo and then Nigeria before dying. Here are five things to know about Ebola and how it is spread:

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at 13:46 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Sick man with Ebola who boarded plane shows weaknesses in stopping deadly disease's spread

DAKAR, Senegal - No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a plane in Liberia, had a layover in Togo and then arrived in Nigeria where authorities say he died days later from Ebola, one of the world's deadliest diseases.

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