Algerian Passenger Plane Crashes in North Africa, At Least 15 Dead After Israeli Shells Strike UN's Gaza School, and more...

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Algerian Passenger Plane Crashes in North Africa

Airline officials say the flight carried 112 passengers and seven crew members and disappeared somewhere over the Sahara Desert.

Dashiell Bennett

At Least 15 Dead After Israeli Shells Strike UN's Gaza School

Israeli forces shelled a United Nations-run school housing Palestinian refugees Tuesday, killing at least 15 people, the Gaza Health Ministry said Thursday. 

Shirley Li

Scammers Go After Migrant Children's Families for Thousands in Phony Fees

Michelle Lee, an F.B.I. spokeswoman, said the con artists spoke fluent Spanish and targeted relatives and close friends for anywhere from $750 to $6,000.

Arit John

Ukrainian Prime Minister Will Resign Amidst MH17 Chaos

Today, Arseny Yatseniuk announced his resignation, opening the door for new parliamentary elections.

Polly Mosendz

Rubio, Ryan and Paul Compete to Be the Most Compassionate Conservative

Depending on how cynical you are, Republicans have either noticed they won't win elections without caring about poor people, or they've realized they have a lot of "opportunity" to offer.

Arit John

Decoding the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Trailer: A Journey of Sex and GIFs

The trailer for the eagerly anticipated (by some) movie adaptation of bestselling Twilight fanfic Fifty Shades of Grey has arrived and, thankfully for you, we're here to help guide you through it. 

Esther Zuckerman