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Del. officials find remains of 9 Jonestown victims

08/07/2014 11:42am
Police say the cremated remains of nine victims of a 1978 mass cult suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, have turned up in a former funeral home in Delaware.

Cremated remains of Jonestown bodies found in Del.

08/07/2014 11:51am
The cremated remains of nine victims of a 1978 mass cult suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, have turned up in a former funeral home in Delaware, officials said Thursday.

Pope to fly over China, rare chance for greetings

08/07/2014 12:33pm
Pope Francis' upcoming trip to South Korea will provide him with an unusual opportunity to speak directly to the Chinese leadership: His plane is due to fly through Chinese airspace, and Vatican protocol calls for the pope to send greetings to leaders of all the countries he flies over.

Military strikes in Iraq among US options being considered

08/07/2014 1:11pm
The White House is considering direct military strikes in Iraq, to help stop the advances of an Islamic militant group. That's according to U.S. defense officials and others who are familiar with what's being considered.

Argentina Catholics celebrate patron saint of work

08/07/2014 3:21pm
An annual pilgrimage to a Roman Catholic shrine to the patron saint of work in Argentina drew thousands of people Thursday amid uncertain economic times in the country.

US airdrops supplies to thousands besieged in Iraq

08/07/2014 9:33pm
The U.S. military dropped humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of Iraqi religious minorities besieged by militants and desperately in need of food and water, President Barack Obama said late Thursday, defending the action as helping to prevent a possible genocide.

Alexander, Supreme Court justices prevail in Tenn.

08/07/2014 11:20pm
Lamar Alexander won the Republican nomination to a third term in the U.S. Senate, three Tennessee Supreme Court justices brushed back a conservative challenge and scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais' race was too close to call on Thursday.