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Refugees rush to beat Hungarian border block

Thousands of people escaping bleaks futures in war-torn Syria and elsewhere are clamoring to reach European soil before they face a new obstacle

New evacuations in Dominica in Erika's wake

More mudslides feared after storm killed at least 20, caused "monumental" damage; Hurricane Fred forms in Atlantic; Ignacio expected to skirt Hawaii

Ancient Temple of Bel in Syria bombed by ISIS

Extremists in control of Palmyra have been systematically destroying one of the world's most important archaeological sites

ISIS fighters push deeper into Syrian capital Damascus

Rival militant factions clash just a few miles from the city center, where an upscale neighborhood came under mortar fire

National Security Adviser Susan Rice visits Pakistan

The White House simultaneously pushes Pakistani officials to step up fight against militants, and extends an invitation to D.C.

8/30: Jindal, Landrieu, Selzer

The latest on the state of New Orleans ten years after Hurricane Katrina, and the 2016 presidential election, with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, author Douglas Brinkley, photojournalist Mario Tama, and others

Japan's plan for combat troops sees mass opposition

Tens of thousands protest PM Abe's likely-to-pass legislation that would allow troops to engage in combat for the first time since World War II

Europe's open-border policy may be nearing its end

For 30 years, 400 million Europeans have traveled freely between dozens of countries, but terrorism, migrants and crime could stop that

American-Belgian businessman arrested over "blood diamonds"

Michael Desaedeleer accused of profiting during Sierra Leone's bloody civil war; first time a businessman arrested for exploiting their diamonds

Syrian refugees stuck in limbo at Budapest train station

Station overrun with migrants from Middle East unable to travel on to Germany or other countries -- and unwilling to return home

Migrants find risky moves only way to go through Europe

Migrants escaping danger in places like Syria are risking their lives to move through Europe

Thai police arrest man in Bangkok bomb case

Police say man identified only as a 28-year-old foreigner was holed up with bomb-making equipment, stacks of passports

The real story of “The Great Escape”

It was a daring feat immortalized in the 1963 classic “The Great Escape.”

Europe's immigrant surge gets worse by the day

Prosecutors in Hungry are asking to keep four suspects in custody in connection with the discovery of 72 bodies locked inside a truck in Austria near the Hungarian border

Erika drenches Haiti, D.R. on path toward U.S.

Tropical storm leaving devastation in its wake as Dominica leader says damage sets island nation back by 20 years

At least 20 killed in tropical storm Erika

There is a state of emergency in Florida as tropical storm Erika approaches

?Mexico adoption-for-cash scheme took babies from mothers

Official says at least 9 cases found; "There may be many more, from years back, and some of these children could be 20 years old by now"

Deaths of migrants in truck underscore crisis

At least 71 bodies of migrants were found in an abandoned truck in Austria

Migrants risking their lives to reach Europe

In rickety boats or in the backs of trucks, hundreds of thousands of refugees are fleeing the Middle East and North Africa for Europe

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