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Staredown: Teen Faces Suspected Kidnapper in New Hampshire Court

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 06:20:00 PM Tracy Connor and Alan Cohen
More details about the teen's ordeal are expected to be released as Nathaniel Kibby makes his first court appearance.

Ukraine Rebels Threaten to Ban Access to MH17 Crash Site

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 06:11:02 PM
Rebels in eastern Ukraine accused the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Tuesday of serving U.S. and Ukrainian interests.

Border Kids Become Political Fodder in New England

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 05:25:15 PM
While far from the epicenter of the border crisis, New England gubernatorial races have ignited the debate surrounding kids who have crossed the border.

Collider Reveals First View of Higgs Boson at Work

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 05:21:36 PM
An extremely rare collision of massive subatomic particles could reveal the nuts and bolts of how the subatomic particles called Higgs bosons work.

Abigail Hernandez in Court to Face Down Kidnap Suspect

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 05:21:20 PM Tracy Connor and Alan Cohen
More details about the teen's ordeal are expected to be released as Nathaniel Kibby makes his first court appearance.

No Joke: Turkish Politician Says Women Shouldn't Laugh

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 05:18:21 PM
Turkish women should not laugh out loud in public, the country's deputy prime minister Bülent Arınç has said.

Claustrophic? Pod-Like Hotel Opens in Tokyo Airport

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 05:05:10 PM
Travelers now have a snug option for sleeping and showering between flights at Tokyo’s Narita Airport.

Death Defying: Women Get Run Over by Train and Live

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 05:05:07 PM
Video shows two women, trapped on railroad bridge, lay down on tracks as a train passes over them. WTHR's David MacAnally reports.

Brazil's Funk Music Evolution

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 04:55:42 PM Emmanuelle Saliba
American audiences got their first taste of a Brazilian street dancing style that has gone from being previously banned to a growing art form.

In a Crunch: London's Gherkin Goes on Sale

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 04:46:13 PM
The Gherkin, one of London's most recognizable landmarks, has been put up for sale at around $1.1 billion.

Muslims Around the World Welcome Eid Al-Fitr

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 04:40:56 PM
Millions of Muslims across the world are celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.

Flood Waters Severely Damage Homes in Nevada

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 04:40:01 PM
Destructive waters wash out roads and spread debris in Mount Charleston, Nevada. WTHR’s Christine Kim reports.

Kidnap Teen's Mom Wants to Look Suspect 'In the Eye'

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 04:11:55 PM Tracy Connor and Alan Cohen
More details about Abigail Hernandez's ordeal are expected to be released as Nathaniel Kibby makes his first court appearance.

Out of This World: Mars Rover Sets Off-Earth Driving Record

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 04:10:45 PM
NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars has now boldly gone farther than any vehicle has before on the surface of another world.

Cartoon Mike Tyson Adopts Korean Daughter

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 04:03:18 PM Lakshmi Gandhi
In his new animated series, Mike Tyson solves mysteries with his daughter, Yung Hee, a talking pigeon, and a ghost.

Burn Notice: Wildfire Threatens Yosemite National Park

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 03:54:34 PM
Several campsites and roads have been closed after the El Portal wildfire spread over four square miles.

Total Ruin: Israel Renews Intense Airstrikes on Gaza

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 03:53:02 PM
Israeli aircraft, tanks and gunboats pounded symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City in the heaviest night of airstrikes in three weeks of fighting.

Pre-Attack Warnings Offer Little to 'Trapped' Gazans

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 03:39:49 PM Cassandra Vinograd
Israel’s military has been contacting Gaza residents, warning civilians of impending military strikes against Hamas targets. But where are they to go?

A Wireless Device Built to See Through Walls?!

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 03:30:00 PM Rebecca Davis
Dina Katabi, a researcher at MIT, recently unveiled a device that uses low-energy wireless signals to detect objects and people, through walls.

Kidnapped Teen Reportedly Held in Storage Container

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 03:13:23 PM Tracy Connor and Alan Cohen
More details about the teen's ordeal are expected to be released as Nathaniel Kibby makes his first court appearance.

Auto Industry's Pain Could Be Consumers' Gain

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 03:11:28 PM Phil LeBeau
The auto market's five year run of expanding production and profits is showing signs of nearing a top.

Fit for a King: Rare Elvis Items Up for Auction at Graceland

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 03:05:33 PM
Priscilla Presley visited TODAY to walk through some of the rare baubles and paperwork left behind by her late ex-husband.

'I Might Die Tonight': Gaza Teen Tweets as Bombs Hit

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 03:05:24 PM Alexander Smith
Farah Baker has built an audience of more than 37,500 followers while live tweeting from the heart of the conflict.

Ancient Tower Teeters Atop Eroded Hill in China

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 03:04:55 PM
Authorities say they'll try to save precariously-balanced relic.

John Boehner: 'We Have No Plan to Impeach the President'

Tuesday July 29th, 2014 02:39:39 PM
House Speaker calls impeachment talk "a scam" started by Democrats hoping to motivate their base.

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