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Indiana high school honors Hill for cancer fight

|Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

College basketball player Lauren Hill's Indiana high school retired her jersey number this weekend in honor of her inspirational fight to continue playing despite having brain cancer.

10 Things to Know for Today

|Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

US general: troops staying in Baltics through 2015

|Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

A top U.S. military commander in Europe says U.S. troops will remain in the three Baltic countries and Poland through next year or longer to "deter Russian aggression."

2nd Czech government minister targeted with poison

|Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

An envelope mailed to the Czech Republic's finance minister contained poison, the second such case in a week, an official said Monday.

Liberia free of Ebola by Christmas, says president

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Liberia's president on Monday urged her countrymen to double their efforts to reach the government's goal of having zero new Ebola cases by Dec. 25, a target some experts have described as highly ambitious.

Thai editor sentenced to jail for defaming king

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

A military court in junta-ruled Thailand sentenced a Web editor to 4 1/2 years in jail Monday for publishing an article five years ago that it said defamed the nation's king.

Church: Papal visit not part of Sri Lanka politics

|Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Sri Lanka's Roman Catholic church said that Pope Francis' visit in January should not be politicized and that images of him should be removed from presidential election billboards.

Portuguese ex-premier quizzed again in fraud case

|Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates is back in court for more questioning by a judge about suspected corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud.

Floods kill at least 17 in southern Morocco

|Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Days of unusually heavy rains pounded Morocco's south and unleashed deadly floods that killed 17 people and left 18 missing, according to Interior Ministry.

UK: 'Severe' terror threat requires new powers

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Britain's interior minister said Monday that the country faces its greatest-ever threat from terrorism, as she announced measures to control suspects, strengthen online scrutiny and prevent insurance companies from paying terrorist ransoms.