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Indian elephant closeup

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Elephant grabs man's camera, takes 'elphie'

Plenty of tourists have snapped a selfie of themselves posing with an elephant during their travels. Even U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has done it.

But how many have had their photo taken by the elephant?

Christian LeBlanc, a 22-year-old Canadian...

Empty baby beds, maternity ward

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Report: German woman, 65, has quadruplets

For many people, 13 children would be more than enough.

But not for Annegret Raunigk.

The 65-year-old German grandmother recently gave birth to quadruplets, making her the oldest woman ever to do so.

The new arrivals increase her progeny to a total of 1...

Flash flooding in Texas

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1 firefighter dies during flood rescue in Oklahoma

The bottom dropped out over northern Texas and Oklahoma overnight. Rainfall broke records and river banks, and killed a firefighter early Sunday, as emergency crews scrambled to pull residents from floodwaters.

With more rain falling, the torrents ha...

Putin nuclear missiles

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Russia bans 'undesirable' NGOs amid outcry

Non-governmental organizations working in Russia awoke Sunday to a new reality -- that they operate now under a law that allows the government to prosecute them on the grounds they are 'undesirable.'

And those who work for such organizations could be...

$120,000 for treatment raised via social media

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California woman battling anorexia receives online help

Rachael Farrokh, 37, who suffers from a severe form of anorexia and weighs roughly 40 pounds, has raised more than $120,000 for her treatment with a GoFundMe page.

Protesters taken into custody

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Protests, arrests follow Cleveland officer's acquittal

Police arrested demonstrators in downtown Cleveland on Saturday night following the acquittal of a police officer who stood trial in the 2012 shooting death of two unarmed people.

Zedi Feruzi killed along with bodyguard in drive-by shooting in Bujumbura

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Burundi opposition leader gunned down

A Burundian political opposition leader was shot dead in the nation's capital, a police spokesman said Saturday. Zedi Feruzi, leader of the UPD party, was killed along with his bodyguard in a drive-by shooting.

Steinem shown here at 2014 White House summit on working families

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Women activists cross DMZ from North Korea

An international group of female activists crossed the heavily fortified border between North and South Korea on Sunday in a controversial effort to bring attention to the need for peace between the two nations.

Beatification of Oscar Romero

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Martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero beatified

Just over 35 years to the day that an assassin's bullet hit his chest, Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday, bringing the slain priest one step closer to sainthood.

Tens of thousands of people crowded El Salvador's Savior of the World Pl...

Serena Williams, 2015 Madrid Open

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French Open: Serena Williams 'living a dream'

Serena Williams has won virtually everything on offer in women's tennis, so it's no surprise she's feeling relaxed -- in a dream world, even -- about the prospect of setting another piece of sporting history.

The world No. 1 is aiming to win the 20th ...

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