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Geraldine McCaughrean wins Carnegie children's…

British writer Geraldine McCaughrean has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for children's literature for "Where the World Ends." McCaughrean was named winner Monday for her novel about two Scottish boys marooned at sea

UN says over 25,000 people fled Yemen fighting at Hodeida

The U.N. spokesman says tens of thousands of residents have fled the fighting along Yemen's western coastline where the Saudi-led coalition backing Yemeni fighters are engaged in fierce battles with Iranian-backed Houthis rebels

Baby Born on Train Gets Free Rides for Quarter of…

While having your kids duck the turnstile is one way parents reduce their public transit costs, apparently, another is just to give birth to them on the train.

Merkel May Have Bought More Time To Reach…

Interior Minister Horst Seehofer suggested that he would give Angela Merkel two weeks to reach an agreement on the issue with Germany's EU partners.

Turkey charges father of NBA's Kanter as terror…

Turkey's official news agency says a court has accepted an indictment charging the father of NBA player Enes Kanter with "membership in a terror group."

Gunfire injures 5 in Sweden, police tell public…

Swedish police say several people were injured when shots were fired in Malmo, Sweden's third-largest city

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Don't Make These Mistakes When Asking For a Raise

Career experts give the down low on the dos and don'ts of asking for a raise. Tony Spitz has the details.

Conservative Ivan Duque Wins Colombia's…

Conservative Ivan Duque won 54 percent of the vote in Sunday's race, beating leftist Gustavo Petro by 12 points.

Top Russian and US diplomats discuss Syria, North Korea

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has had a call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss Syria, North Korea and plans for future U.S.-Russian contacts

Romania: Criminal justice revisions worsen graft worries

Romanian lawmakers approved criminal justice changes that critics called a setback for prosecuting corruption, votes that came after an American diplomat urged Romania to keep fighting corruption to prevent "hostile powers" from undermining the country

This Poor, Unfortunate Tick Got Trapped in a…

“Amber” can be many things, like a woman’s name or the color of your energy.It can also be fossilized tree resin that stops organisms in their tracks for a 100 million years.

Ships Carrying More Than 600 Migrants Arrive In…

The Spanish Red Cross tweeted Sunday that it had treated dozens of people and transferred at least 44 to the hospital.

Doubts loom over Colombia peace deal with hawk's…

Uncertainty looms over Colombia's fragile peace deal with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep divisions in the South American nation as it tries to emerge from decades of bloody conflict

The Latest: Hungary asked to delay vote on 'Stop…

Experts within the Council of Europe are asking Hungarian lawmakers to delay passage of a bill that would penalize people who assist refugees with up to a year in prison

The 5 Habits That Could Potentially Add Years To…

Want to add years to your life? Buzz60's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.

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Fire And Shooting Kill At Least 8 In Nicaragua…

The Nicaraguan government and civic leaders made a truce to end violent political unrest Friday.

US urges Russia to release political and…

The Trump administration says it's "deeply concerned" by a growing number of political and religious prisoners held by Russia

In North Korea's Capital, a Hotel With a 'Missing…

That Otto Warmbier's trouble began with an incident at the Yanggakdo Hotel in Pyongyang is well known, the details of it, less so. In front of North Korean reporters, the American confessed to "committ[ing] the crime of taking down a political slogan"— said to be a propaganda poster—"from the...

Canadian Kid Calls 911 After Dad Serves Salad for…

Is it a crime to serve your kid salad? One 12-year-old thinks so. Tony Spitz has the details.

US, South Korea Could Announce Pause Of…

A source told South Korean news agency Yonhap the announcement would be made this week.

Russia, Egypt match at World Cup could test close…

World Cup clash between Egypt, Russia in World Cup could test relations between two old allies

Russian lawmaker wants to ban 'mockery' of soccer…

A Russian legislator says he wants to ban and "mockery" of the national soccer team _ and fine violators 10,000 rubles ($160)

Here's Why Millennials Are Really Bad At Tipping

Millennials are known for eating out. But it seems like we’re not so good at tipping when we do. Buzz60's Natasha Abellard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story.

Car Bomb Kills Several During Cease-Fire In…

Reuters reports ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Israel PM, Jordan king meet after months of…

Jordan's King Abdullah II and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet after months of strained relations

US serial sperm donor banned from donating in Israel

Serial sperm donor Ari Nagel, an American who has fathered 33 children, with 10 more on the way, has recently been banned from donating his sperm in Israel, where he first fathered a child using artificial insemination

Women Who Wake Up Early Are Less Likely To Suffer…

Apparently women who wake up early are less likely to develop depression. Buzz60's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.