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The death toll from a massive mudslide in Washington state rose to 14 and, with 176 people still missing, officials fear that number could grow. Video from Associated Press.

The Australian Rugby Union says it will develop a policy to combat homophobia building up to the 2014 Bingham Cup tournament, the unofficial gay rugby World Cup, being played in Sydney. Andrew Purchas, president of Bingham... more

Among those seeking aid from the tornado that devastated Moore, Okla., is a large family originally from Ghana, Africa. Their community of 20 families is trying to stick together after most of their homes were destroyed. WSJ's Jason... more

A tiny South Pacific airline is pioneering a controversial pricing model that charges passengers based on their weight. The WSJ’s Lucy Craymer talks about why Samoa Air is launching this new pricing model.

A look at the presidential election.

Ok, let's debate gun control!

Political Correctness and Racial Tension.

Paul Krugman's Ivory Sour

Shotguns without weddings.

Grumpy Old Lady