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Pope washes feet of disabled as part of Easter celebrations

Thu, 2014-04-17 15:42
The washing of feet was a radical act in Jesus' time. It is no less radical in the modern era, with Pope Francis' decision to break with the long-standing papal tradition of washing only priests' feet, to include women and non-Christians in the symbolic ceremony.

Inside ebola isolation ward

Thu, 2014-04-17 15:42
An outbreak of the Ebola virus has spread to Conakry, Guinea -- a city of more than 2 million. Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports.

Pakistan Taliban: Ceasefire over

Thu, 2014-04-17 15:41
The Pakistan Taliban said Wednesday they will not extend a cease-fire with the Pakistani government, six days after a weekslong pause in hostilities officially ended.

Russia: Disarm illegal forces in Ukraine

Thu, 2014-04-17 15:40
Diplomats have agreed 'all illegal military formations' in Ukraine must be disarmed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Thursday after emergency talks in Switzerland.

Mother slaps, then forgives son's murderer

Thu, 2014-04-17 13:16
An Iranian mother slaps and then forgives her 17-year old son's murderer in dramatic scenes at the gallows.

Potential air pockets offer hope for ferry survivors

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:35
As almost 300 ferry passengers -- many of whom are high school students -- remain missing amid a massive rescue operation in the Yellow Sea off Korea's southwest coast, the wait on land remains agonizing.

Witness contradicts Pistorius

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:54
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel went on the attack again Thursday, trying to discredit a defense witness for Oscar Pistorius on the last day of testimony before the court takes a two-and-a-half week break.

Snowden questions Putin on TV

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:54
Edward Snowden asked Vladimir Putin on Russian television about Moscow's surveillance practices.

Saudi veteran intelligence chief calls it quits

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:46
Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the man behind the kingdom's committed policy to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has stepped down from his intelligence post, according to the country's official news agency.

Possible survivors inside ferry

Thu, 2014-04-17 11:09
Some passengers purportedly sent text messages from aboard a sinking ferry in South Korea.

5 Calgary students killed

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:43
Five University of Calgary students were stabbed to death Tuesday morning in what the city's police chief called "the worst mass murder in Calgary's history."

Kayaker spots rare oarfish

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:38
Tourists got an up-close look at a rare oarfish when it swam in shallow waters along a Mexican coastline.

When GIFs are high art

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:38
When you think of GIFs, those never-ending sequences of looping motion, you're more likely to associate them with lightly humorous viral content than a respectable art form.

Families: Nigerian military lying about abducted girls being freed

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:36
Families of girls kidnapped from school by suspected Boko Haram militants are accusing the Nigerian military of lying. Despite the military's claims that nearly all the girls are now free, nearly all of them are still being held, the families said Thursday.

Who are Boko Haram?

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:35
The militant group Boko Haram made headlines again this week with the abduction of more than 100 schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria. Most of the girls were freed, but the challenge of dealing with the group remains.

Video sign of al Qaeda plot?

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:31
Barbara Starr has the latest on a new video of an al Qaeda meeting and the questions it raises about U.S. intelligence.

$250 million price tag for MH370 undersea search?

Thu, 2014-04-17 08:31
A prolonged undersea search for the Malaysian jetliner could cost nearly a quarter billion U.S. dollars if private companies are used, Australia's top transport official said Thursday.

287 still missing after South Korean ferry sinks in frigid water

Thu, 2014-04-17 05:36
With each passing minute, the possibility of survival diminishes.

Japan, S. Korea talk over 'comfort women' issue

Wed, 2014-04-16 17:32
Japan and South Korea are meeting over the controversial issue of 'comfort women' during WWII. Paula Hancocks reports.

Militants, Ukraine army 'face off '

Wed, 2014-04-16 14:52
With armored vehicles in its streets and troops reportedly in control of the airport, the city of Kramatorsk in eastern Ukraine was at the center of a tense standoff.

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