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Bus blast kills 2 soldiers in Yemeni capital

Two soldiers were killed and 14 others injured Tuesday when a bomb planted under a military bus exploded in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, authorities said.

Saudi man loses 700 pounds

A Saudi man has lost more than 700 pounds (320 kilograms) -- more than half his body weight -- since Saudi Arabia's King ordered him hospitalized in August, according to a Saudi magazine that interviewed him at a hospital.

Man 'drifted 13 months in Pacific'

A mysterious castaway claiming to have been lost at sea for 13 months is now safely back on land, but many questions remain about how he could have lived on his small boat for so long as it drifted across the Pacific Ocean.

Al Qaeda 'disowns' Syria affiliate

Al Qaeda appears to have had enough of one of its affiliates fighting in Syria: the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. The group has been locked in conflict with other Islamist factions and gained a grim reputation for abuses in parts of Syria it controls, including summary executions and mass killings.

Record rainfall hits UK

After violent December storms put a damper on many people's holiday season, this January was the wettest on record for parts of England.

10 eye-popping buildings of 2014

Take a worldwide tour of some of the most extraordinary structures set to be completed this year, including the world's first "invisible" tower, and a vertical city in the sky.

Thai protesters: More to come

After disrupting a national election, anti-government demonstrators in Thailand have vowed to keep up their campaign against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

Stop the ultimatums, Russia tells Ukraine protesters

Ukraine's President returned to work Monday after four days of sick leave as neighbor Russia called on protesters who have tried to curb his powers to stop their "threats and ultimatums."

Ukraine leader going back to work

Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych will return to work on Monday, after taking ill amid political unrest that has paralyzed the eastern European country.

Indian woman and baby burned alive

Police in eastern India have arrested the husband and parents-in-law of a young woman for allegedly burning her and her baby girl alive.

Volcanic ash kills 15

The 15 victims simply couldn't outrun the searing debris that billowed out of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung.

7 things to know about maps

Map makers sometimes include fake "paper towns" to foil forgers, and other cartographical curiosities.

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