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US condemns shelling of UN school in Gaza but restocks Israeli ammunition

White House issues unusually strong rebuke after 16 deaths But Pentagon confirms that US resupplied Israel with ammunition<p>Gaza crisis: follow all the live coverage here<p>The United States issued a firm condemnation of the shelling of a United Nations school in Gaza that killed at least 16 …

Arizona Botches an Execution, Then Gets the Prisoner's Name Wrong

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Arizona inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood was executed today on Wednesday, but like another similar …

Fighting rages in Ukraine town; 2 children among 13 dead

More death and violence were reported in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, as some investigators stood ready but were unable to go to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, downed more than a week ago.<p>At least 13 people, including two children, were killed in fighting on Sunday between pro-Russian …

Google may win the contract to turn NYC pay phones into free Wi-Fi hotspots

New York City has over 9,000 public pay phones that are slowly decaying. So it’s little wonder that the city wants to find a new purpose for these ubiquitous devices.<p>The plan so far, is to get a private company to step in and turn the entire fleet of pay phones into free Wi-Fi hotspots.<p>Free? Yup, …

Who switched two flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge? NYPD on the case

The NYPD is investigating how two American flags that fly at the top of the Brooklyn Bridge were replaced by two white flags.<p>The swapped-out flags were spotted by construction workers at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence John Miller said at a news conference Tuesday …

MH17 crash: Did Russia pull the trigger? Ukraine says yes - CNN.com

<b>Kiev, Ukraine (CNN)</b> -- Did a Russian fire the missile that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17? That depends on who you ask.<p>A top Ukrainian official says he has no doubt.<p>Vitaly Nayda, Ukraine's director of informational security, told CNN the person who shot down the flight was "absolutely" a …

More stores affected by listeria fruit recall

If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Kroger or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.<p>Wawona Packing Co. is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that were packed at its Cutler, California, warehouses between June 1 and July 12. Wawona believes the products may be contaminated …

Chrysler recalls 792,000 older Jeeps

Chrysler recalled about 792,000 older SUVs Tuesday for ignition switch problems.<p>The flaw affects Jeep Commanders from model years 2006-2007 and Jeep Grand Cherokees from 2005-2007.<p>The issue is linked to one accident, but the company is unaware of any related injuries.<p>The problem can cause the …

Sarah Schoenfeld Makes Art by Dropping Drugs onto Film Negatives

What you're looking at is a sample of speed that was mixed with water and dropped onto an exposed film negative. Weirdly, it looks like speed feels.<p>That big photo in the middle is a sample of speed. It was mixed with water and then dropped from a pipette onto an exposed film negative. It was then …