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  • NATIONAL

    Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

    One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa — the largest...

  • WORLD

    Sri Lankan asylum seekers fly to Australia

    More than 150 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who languished on an Australian customs vessel for weeks have been temporarily brought to a detention center on Australia's mainland where their identities will be determined by Indian officials, a government minister said Monday.

  • BUSINESS

    Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

    A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.

  • WORLD

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

    Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

  • NATIONAL

    Northern California wildfire destroys 13 homes

    Firefighters in Northern California made progress Sunday against a wildfire that has destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park that destroyed one home grew significantly overnight.

  • BUSINESS

    Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

    As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America's unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.

  • NATIONAL SPORTS

    AP PHOTOS: Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

    Vincenzo Nibali, a 29-year-old Sicilian who calls himself "a flag-bearer of anti-doping," won the Tour de France on Sunday, the first Italian to do so in 16 years.

  • NATIONAL ELECTIONS

    APNewsBreak: Tentative deal reached on VA reform

    The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

  • WORLD

    Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France

    Black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed in northern Mali last week will be transferred to France for analysis, the French embassy in Mali said Sunday, as officials prepared for the process of identifying the remains of the dead.

  • WORLD

    State media: Car bomb in central Syria kills 7

    A car bomb exploded Sunday in the central Syrian city of Homs, killing at least seven people, the country's state news agency reported.

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