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Charlotte Missionary In Serious Condition After Ebola Infection

A Charlotte missionary is fighting one of the deadliest diseases in the world.

Charlotte Woman Contracts Deadly Ebola Virus

Nancy Writebol who worked at SIM on Choate Cirlce, contracted the deadly Ebola virus while working in Liberia. Read More »

Ebola Kills Senior Doctor In Liberia

One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly disease. Read More »

Hamas Agrees To 24-Hour Holiday Truce In Gaza War

Hamas says it has agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war ahead of a major Muslim holiday. Read More »

Over 1,000 Palestinians Dead In Gaza War

A Palestinian official says more than 1,000 Palestinians have been killed in the ongoing Gaza war as Israel battles Hamas militants. Read More »

U.S. Embassy In Libya Evacuates Personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said. Read More »

Report: Russia Moving More Powerful Weapons Into Ukraine

The move comes as Ukrainian officials say they are seeing artillery attacks coming from Russian territory. Read More »

FAA Lifts Flight Ban to Israel

Some lawmakers in Washington accuse the Obama administration of using the ban to impose an economic boycott of Israel.

Missing Air Algerie Flight Found in Mali

The wreckage of a missing Air Algerie flight has been found in Mali. It's the third major international airline disaster in about a week. Read More »

Israeli Fire Hits UN Facility In Gaza, Killing 15

Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Read More »

Air Algerie Flight Vanishes Over Northern Mali

An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali after heavy rains were reported. Read More »

Plane Crashes in Taiwan, Killing 51 People

Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people. Read More »

Malaysia Jet Victims' Bodies Arrive In Netherlands

Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as fighting flared in the region. Read More »

Two Ukrainian Military Fighter Jets Shot Down

Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry. Read More »

FAA Bans Flights To Israel After Rocket Attack Near Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has banned US carriers from flying to Israel for at least 24 hours after a rocket attack near the airport in Tel Aviv.

New Report: No Evidence of Russian Involvement in Malaysia Airlines Crash

US intelligence officials say there is no direct evidence to show Russia provided the missile. Meantime, the black boxes from Flight 17 are now in the hands of Malaysian officials.

FAA Bans US To Israel Flights, Citing Rocket Attack

CNN says the FAA has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for a period of up to 24 hours. Read More »

Bodies of Flight 17 Victims Turned Over to Dutch Authorities

Train cars full of bodies rolled away from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 impact site Monday. Meanwhile, President Obama is pressuring Vladimir Putin to allow international investigators full access to the site. Read More »

Rebels Take Control Of Plane Crash Bodies

Rebels in eastern Ukraine took control Sunday of the bodies recovered from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and the U.S. and European leaders demanded that Russian President Vladimir Putin make sure rebels give international investigators full access to the crash site. Read More »

Ukraine Says Russia Helping Destroy Crash Evidence

Ukraine accused Russia on Saturday of helping separatist rebels destroy evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in rebel-held territory — a charge the rebels denied. Read More »

Passenger Names Released In Malaysia Flight 17

International monitors say they're being hampered by heavily armed rebels at the site of the Malaysia Airlines crash in eastern Ukraine. Read More »

Malaysia Passenger's Eerie Facebook Post Goes Viral

A passenger who took a picture of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 just before boarding is receiving a lot of attention after the crash. Read More »

Israel Invades Gaza Strip

Israel has invaded the Gaza strip, escalating a 10-day military campaign against Gaza's Hamas rulers. Another 18,000 reserve soldiers are on standby. Read More »

Officials: Radar Tracked Surface-to-Air Missile at Time of Malaysia Air Crash

One local terrorism expert says what happened Thursday sets a terrible precedent within the Ukraine/Russia conflict. Read More »

Israel Says It Has Sent Ground Troops To Gaza

The Israeli military says it has launched a ground offensive in Gaza. Read More »