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Sandusky's son says sex abuse testimony sounded familiar

Hearing the first victim to take the witness stand against Jerry Sandusky helped push the former Penn State coach's adopted son Matthew to come forward with his own allegations of abuse, he said in a television interview.

Smoking gun? Intercepted calls point finger at Russian separatists in jet downing

Intercepted phone calls purportedly between Russian military intelligence officers and members of a pro-Russian separatist group appear to capture the moment the rebels realized the plane they shot down was a civilian passenger plane, could be the smoking gun that helps prove Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine by the insurgents.

50 hottest stars over 50

Over-50 is the new under-40. Here are our picks for the sexiest AARP members.

Israel launches large-scale ground operation in Gaza Strip

The Israeli military reportedly sent thousands of troops into the Gaza Strip Thursday as part of a large-scale ground operation aimed at destroying underground tunnels and other "terror infrastructure" used by Hamas to target the Jewish State.

California's foie gras ban waddles to the Supreme Court

California’s ban on force-feeding ducks and geese to produce foie gras could become an entrée on the U.S. Supreme Court’s summer menu. According to a state law that was adopted in 2004 but didn’t take effect until two years ago, “a product may not be sold in California if it is the result of force-feeding a bird for the purpose of enlarging the bird’s liver beyond normal size,” the typical method of producing the rich and buttery delicacy.

Israel clashes with Hamas in Gaza Strip

The Israeli military was reported to have sent thousands of troops into the Gaza Strip as part of a large-scale ground operation aimed at destroying underground tunnels and other "terror infrastructure" used by Hamas to target the Jewish State.

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