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US Gets 1st Case of Mysterious New Chinese Illness

SEATTLE — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized in good condition near Seattle. Airpor...
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Daring Rescue Ends With All 12 Thai Boys & Coach Saved

MAE SAI, Thailand — A daring rescue mission in the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in northern Thailand has saved all 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped deep within the labyrinth, ending a grueling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an ...
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Eight Thai Soccer Boys Now Out of Flooded Cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — Four more of the youth soccer players trapped for over two weeks in a flooded cave in northern Thailand were brought out on Monday, an official said, bringing to eight the number extracted i...
Photo of Thai soccer boys and their coach in the cave

Update: Thai Soccer Boys May Have To Swim Out of Cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — Heavy rains forecast for northern Thailand could worsen flooding in a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach are waiting to be extracted by rescuers, possibly forcing authorities to have them swim out through a narrow, underwater passage...