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21 minutes ago // CBS

world Lawn chemicals can stay in body for "years, even decades"

Pesticides used to get rid of weeds and insects have doctors divided on their safety

22 minutes ago // Sky News

world Five Palestinians Killed Amid Prayer Lockdown

Israelis are blamed for the deaths on a "day of rage" in the West Bank, as only men over 50 are allowed into a Jerusalem mosque.

30 minutes ago // USA Today

world Taliban stop cars, kill passengers in central Afghanistan

Taliban insurgents kill at least 14 people, including three women and a child, after stopping their vehicles in central Afghanistan. Rough Cut no reporter narration Video provided by Reuters  

30 minutes ago // MSNBC

world 'Heartbreaking': Foster Baby Dies in Hot Car in Wichita

Police were questioning the two foster parents, and two other children were taken into protective custody.

32 minutes ago // NPR

world Our India Correspondent Can't Kick The Bucket Bathing Habit

As a child she was bathed with buckets of water. And she hated it. As an adult, she's embraced bucket bathing. It's a reliable alternative to the unreliable running water. Plus, it's supercooling.

32 minutes ago // MSNBC

world What the U.S. Has to Do to Tackle Border Crisis

Central American presidents meet with Obama Friday on how to stem the rising numbers of children crossing the border. Experts say the causes are many.

35 minutes ago // The Guardian

world When is Eid 2014? It could be Monday or Tuesday, it might be Sunday

Eid the feast at the end of Ramadan begins with the sighting of the new moon. But can you use a telescope, or just the naked eye? And what if it's cloudy? Continue reading...

36 minutes ago // BBC

world Ex-boyfriend jailed for Jayden murder

The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in an Oxfordshire graveyard, is jailed for a minimum of 20 years for her murder.

38 minutes ago // BBC

world Ceasefire aim as Gaza deaths top 800

Efforts to secure a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas are intensifying as the number of deaths in the 18-day conflict rises.

39 minutes ago // BBC

world Greste to appeal against conviction

Jailed al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste is to appeal against his conviction and jail term on terrorism-related charges in Egypt, his family says.

40 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Thailand's restive south hit by deadly bomb

At least two killed and dozens others wounded in explosion near hotel in Yala province, as police suspect Muslim rebels.

41 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world 'Spying' devices found at Ford HQ

FBI finds listening devices under tables amid alleged industrial espionage investigation

41 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Mosque Attack: Iraq Militants Blow Up Jonah's Tomb

ISIS militants blew up a revered mosque in Mosul said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah, who was swallowed by a whale in a biblical story.

41 minutes ago // CBS

world A coalition of the grieving, and the frustrated

Glacial progress of Flight 17 investigation and recovery of remains prompts Dutch and Australians to seek permission to send in forces

44 minutes ago // USA Today

world Report: 3 American journalists detained in Iran

Washington Post says one of its correspondents and his wife are being held in Iran.  

44 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Bollywood Hamlet set in Kashmir likely to cause controversy in India

Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider, which will be released in the autumn, includes graphic scenes of torture in Indian army camps Continue reading...

46 minutes ago // New York Times

world Son of South Korean Ferry Owner Is Arrested

The son, Yoo Dae-kyoon, is accused of embezzling millions of dollars from the ferry operator, actions that prosecutors say led to the sinking of the doomed ferry Sewol, in which over 300 died.

47 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Stocks ease on earnings results

The stock market is lower in early trading after online retail giant Amazon posted a quarterly loss.

47 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Stocks ease on earnings results

The stock market sank in early trading Friday after Visa and Amazon posted weaker results than Wall Street expected. If the declines continue, the market would erase almost all of its gains from earlier in the week.

47 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Iraqi Parliament Chooses President

The selection of a Kurdish president is small step toward choosing who will fill the more powerful post of prime minister.

51 minutes ago // CBS

world Migrant children returned to violence-racked home countries

Thousands of children are being deported back to Central America, including to El Salvador, which has the world's fourth-highest murder rate

51 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world West Bank Protests Grow as Fighting in Gaza Rages

Palestinian death toll in Gaza reaches 817, and another Israeli soldier is killed as fighting enters 18th day.

52 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Summertime Car Deals: Should You Lease or Buy?

Late summer can be a good time to buy a new car, but for some people, leasing might be a better option. How to chose which is right for your wallet.

52 minutes ago // UPI

world ISIS destroys Jonah's Tomb in Iraq

JC FinleyBAGHDAD, July 25 UPI -- A holy site believed to be the Tomb of Jonah in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul was destroyed by militants associated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

54 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Murdoch's Fox to sell European TV systems for $9.3 billion

21st Century Fox is selling its interest in pay-TV systems in Germany and Italy as part of a $9.3-billion deal that will give Rupert Murdoch's media company a big pile of cash.

56 minutes ago // CBS

world Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash

French president says no one survived; French troops to guard wreckage in Mali

57 minutes ago // ABC

world Air Canada Plane Told to Circle Tel Aviv Airport

Air Canada plane told to circle Tel Aviv airport until conditions deemed safe

57 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world West Bank Palestinians die in fresh clashes

Four killed near Hebron and Nablus on Friday as worst spate of West Bank protests in years continues for second day.

57 minutes ago // Fox News

world Air Canada plane told to circle Tel Aviv airport until conditions deemed safe

An Air Canada flight had to circle Tel Aviv's airport for 10 minutes after air traffic control said the conditions needed to be confirmed as safe for landing.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Violinist 'did not kill herself'

A concert violinist who died a week after giving evidence at a sex abuse trial of her former teacher did not "commit suicide", a coroner rules.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Hamilton heads Rosberg in practice

Lewis Hamilton was comfortably quicker than Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in second practice at the Hungarian Grand Prix.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Violinist 'did not commit suicide'

A concert violinist who died a week after giving evidence at a sex abuse trial of her former teacher did not "commit suicide", a coroner rules.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world 10-Month-Old Foster Child Dies in Hot Car in Wichita

Police were questioning the two foster parents, and two other children were taken into protective custody.

1 hour ago // VOA

world Lagos Awaits Lab Results for Suspected Ebola Patient

Residents of Nigeria's largest city, Lagos, are anxiously awaiting lab results that will determine whether a visiting Liberian man has the ebola virus. The Lagos State Ministry of Health said Thursday that the man entered a private health facility soon after arriving on a flight from Monrovia on July 20. There is no indication the patient had been in contact with the virus, officials said, but he was placed in isolation because he exhibited ebola-like symptoms and had traveled to Nigeria

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Gaza crisis: Deadly force used on West Bank protesters as barrage of Gaza continues - live

At least 4 Palestinians killed and scores wounded as thousands march in West BankDeath toll in Gaza at 832, health ministry says, with 5,400 woundedIsraeli reserve solder killedUS secretary of state to speak in Cairo on potential ceasefire plan How do the events affect you in Israel and Palestin