10 Things to Know for July 28: Scientists make a case for the fist bump
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As America tries for a greener approach to energy by relying more on natural gas, energy companies are shipping more and more coal abroad — and with it, tons of carbon dioxide.
The brief calm is broken as the Eid al-Fitr holiday marks the end of Ramadan — fear and mourning have replaced the usual celebration in Gaza at the end of the Muslim holy month. The international community, in the meantime, intensifies efforts to end the three-week war between Israel and Hamas.
Officials in the country's rebellion-wracked east say at least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two cities held by separatist rebels near to the crash site of Flight 17.
An AP reporter recalls how the Kremlin dodged, weaved and obfuscated after the Soviets shot down Korean Airlines Flight 007 in 1983.
Memories of Bill Clinton and the campaign of 1998 may help explain why Speaker John Boehner and the current party leadership want no part of such talk now, although conservatives increasingly clamor for it.
The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees agree on a compromise plan to improve a veterans' health program plagued by long patient wait times.
Prodded by the steadily rising demand for Internet access and online services in developing countries, technology trendsetters Apple, Google, Facebook and Netflix all mine foreign countries to produce earnings or revenue that exceed projections in their latest quarters.
Hundreds of police take down the religious symbol in a city known as "China's Jerusalem" for its many houses of worship in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity.
The president's greeting of choice transmits fewer germs than the more typical hand-to-hand greeting, a study in the American Journal of Infection Control finds.
Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.