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Prominent journalist killed in apparent car bomb assassination

Ukrainian news website's founder was killed 16 years ago, now one of its leading reporters is also dead

U.S. man sentenced abroad for "wiping out" entire family

Czech judge gives Kevin Dahlgren life in prison for brutal murders of his own relatives during a 2013 visit

Russia's doping scheme may lead to Olympic ban

The Olympics begin in just 17 days, and no one knows if Russia will be able to send a team to Rio. The World Anti-Doping Agency wants Russia banned for cheating on doping tests, but the International Olympic Committee needs more convincing. Mark Phillips reports.

Tens of thousands lose jobs over failed coup in Turkey

Country's education system hit hard by purge of alleged coup plotters; Obama and Erdogan speak on the phone for first time since crisis

Indian girl says she was raped by same 5 men 3 years apart

A girl from India's lowest caste said her attackers had been pressuring her family to drop charges from 2013 assault

Turkish leader claims narrow escape in failed coup

President Erdogan says he escaped death with minutes to spare, and responds to calls for return of death penalty for conspirators

Pakistan army rescues chief justice's son, kidnapped in June

Awais Shah was being transported by his captors when troops and Paramilitary Rangers swooped in and rescued the lawyer in his late 20s

Man reportedly stabs mother, 3 daughters over their attire

Suspect, reportedly a Moroccan man, arrested after attack in French Alps resort that left girl fighting for her life

RNC will focus on economy, and other MoneyWatch headlines

The economy is the theme on Day 2 of the RNC; Yahoo saw profits plunge 64%; and Nintendo doubled its market cap thanks to "Pokemon Go." These headlines and more from CBS MoneyWatch.

Dozens of civilians killed in alleged U.S. coalition strikes

Syrian opposition groups and ISIS claim children among dead in airstrikes near Aleppo

Swedish professional extreme skier dies in Chile avalanche

The 30-year-old skier had been filming a scene before she slipped into a coma after being buried under snow

2 pilots arrested before trans-Atlantic flight

Canadian carrier Air Transat plane held on ground in Glasgow as pilots detained on suspicion of being "impaired through alcohol"

Will Russia face complete ban from Rio Olympics?

The International Olympic Committee will discuss Tuesday a possible ban of Russia from the Rio Olympics, which begin in less than three weeks. This follows a scathing report that confirmed Russia's state-sponsored doping program. Hundreds of positive drug tests went unreported. Mark Phillips reports.

Life slowly returns to normal after truck attack in France

Investigators in Nice reveal new information about man who rampaged through Bastille Day revelers as country mourns

"Mouse hole" facilitated alleged Russian sports doping

IOC is expected to make decision after scathing report confirming state-funding doping in the Sochi Games and other sporting events over a number of years

ISIS takes credit for ax attack on German train

Claim of responsibility for crime committed by 17-year-old Afghan asylum seeker with hand-drawn ISIS flag fits a pattern

Tour bus bursts into flames, killing all on board

Not a single one of the Chinese tourists made it off the bus as flames shot through the windows on the side of a Taiwan highway

Venezuela food shortage: Family liquidates savings to stockpile food

More than 100,000 Venezuelans are trudging across what Colombian officials are calling a "humanitarian corridor" to buy as many basic goods as possible

Nice, France truck attack survivor: "It looked like a killing machine"

Frenchman recalls watching the truck deliberately zig-zag to target families as they tried to flee the trajectory

S. Korea: N. Korea has fired three missiles into eastern sea

South Korea says ?North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea, eight days after Pyongyang warned of a "physical counter-action"

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