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Avalanche Kills 10 on Mount Everest
An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake in Nepal swept across Mount Everest on Saturday, killing at least 10 climbers and guides, slamming... Read more...
780,000 chemical weapons being destroyed in Colorado
Workers have begun destroying a massive stockpile of American chemical weapons stored at a former Army munitions depot near Colorado's ninth-largest... Read more...
Judge approves potential $1bn, 65-year deal in NFL concussions lawsuit
A federal judge has approved a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1bn over 65 years.The NFL expects... Read more...
Chimpanzees granted 'legal persons' status to defend their rights in court
For the first time in US history, a judge has granted two chimpanzees a petition – through human attorneys – to defend their rights against... Read more...
US Bishop Finn, symbol of church's failure on sexual abuse, resigns
U.S. Bishop Robert Finn, the Catholic prelate in the U.S. heartland who became a symbol internationally of the church's failures in addressing the... Read more...
American, Italian hostages killed in US drone strike
An American and an Italian held hostage by al-Qaida, as well as two Americans working with the terror group, were inadvertently killed by U.S. drone... Read more...
The Terrible Legacy of Agent Orange
I wanted to put it all in the context of today’s Vietnam, forty years on. To see victims of the second and third generations, where and how they... Read more...
Report Shows US Invasion, Occupation of Iraq Left 1 Million Dead
A recently published report has revealed that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq was responsible for the deaths of approximately 1 million... Read more...
Americans have yet to grasp the horrific magnitude of the ‘war on terror’
Even as the U.S. expands its military involvement in the Middle East and delays the troop drawdown from Afghanistan, the staggering human toll of the... Read more...
Afghan soldier kills 1 American soldier, wounds 2 US troops
An Afghan soldier opened fire at a group of U.S. troops in the city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing an American soldier and... Read more...
I am a cook in the US Senate but I still need food stamps to feed my children
Bertrand Olotara has two college degrees, works two jobs and is on public assistance.The 44-year-old divorced father of five gets up five days a week... Read more...
Deutsche Bank to plead guilty to wire fraud, pay $2.5B in fines
Deutsche Bank will pay U.S. and British authorities $2.5 billion and its London subsidiary will plead guilty to wire fraud for manipulation of... Read more...
Fight for $15 goes global: Workers set to launch worldwide protest
On Wednesday morning, the fast-food labor campaign known as Fight for $15 will stage what organizers say will be its largest ever protest —... Read more...
How Wall Street captured Washington’s effort to rein in banks
In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, Keith Higgins was certain: Banks weren’t to blame.Higgins, a top attorney at prominent law firm... Read more...
JPMorgan Chase on track to pay $4b to homeowners as part of settlement
JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) is on track to meet its mandate to provide billions of dollars in consumer relief to struggling homeowners as part of... Read more...
After 9/11, We Were All Judith Miller
If the sales of Judith Miller’s memoir are commensurate with the vituperation of the attacks on her, the royalties will mount. Her critics—they... Read more...
Son of Carl Sagan is a 9/11 truther: ‘It’s a cover up, basically’
In an interview with Internet broadcast 9/11 Free Fall, the son of the late Carl Sagan claimed that there is a massive conspiracy to “cover up”... Read more...
Lawmakers push for Obama to break seal on 9/11 pages
President Obama is coming under pressure from lawmakers to declassify 28 pages of the 9/11 report that were blacked out when the document was first... Read more...
9/11 defendant still suffering from ‘black site’ injuries, lawyer says at Guantánamo
A defense lawyer for an alleged 9/11 plotter said Thursday that his Saudi captive client was rectally abused in CIA custody — and continues to... Read more...
Feds look into prosecutor's claims involving Christie donor
Federal investigators are looking into a former county prosecutor's allegation in a lawsuit that he was fired because he complained about the... Read more...
Media Matters founder goes on the warpath against anti-Clinton book
David Brock on Tuesday slammed media coverage of a forthcoming book detailing foreign donations made to the Clinton Foundation, calling into question... Read more...
Neil deGrasse Tyson: Politicians Denying Science Is ‘Beginning Of The End Of An Informed Democracy’
What will you be doing on Monday, 4/20, at 11 p.m.?Perhaps watching the premiere of acclaimed astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new... Read more...
NY Senate leader Dean Skelos, son target of federal investigation: report
Federal prosecutors have started presenting evidence to a grand jury considering a case against state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son,... Read more...
Voting machine password hacks as easy as 'abcde', details Virginia state report
Touchscreen voting machines used in numerous elections between 2002 and 2014 used “abcde” and “admin” as passwords and could easily have been... Read more...
Right-wing group blamed in leak of U.S. officials' home addresses
U.S. authorities are investigating the online leak of home addresses of senior officials and former officials from the FBI, the Department of... Read more...
Aide to Mississippi Sen. Cochran arrested on drug charge
An aide to Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine after federal... Read more...
Bill Shuster muscled through transportation bill pushed by lobbyist girlfriend
Last year, Rep. Bill Shuster approached fellow Republican Rep. Tom Graves with a request. The powerful Transportation and Infrastructure Committee... Read more...
Senate confirms Lynch for attorney general
Five months after her nomination, Loretta Lynch was confirmed, 56-43, by the U.S. Senate to serve as attorney general.Lynch, whose nomination... Read more...
Patriot Act extension bill introduced by Sen. McConnell
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., introduced a bill Tuesday to extend the controversial Patriot Act and its surveillance provisions... Read more...
Emotions over Obama's trade agenda roil Senate, delay action
Emotional disagreements over trade erupted in Congress on Wednesday, when a liberal senator delayed a committee's likely endorsement of a top trade... Read more...
Hawaii poised to be first to raise smoking age to 21
Hawaii is poised to be the first state to raise the legal smoking age to 21 after the measure cleared the Legislature Friday.The bill prevents... Read more...
Bill Cosby accused of sexual assault by three more women
Three more women have accused Bill Cosby of sexually abusing them decades ago, as the veteran comedian gets ready for the final show in his US comedy... Read more...
Nebraska legislature leads charge to abolish death penalty
Nebraska’s Republican-dominated legislature is leading the charge to abolish the death penalty in the state, potentially making it the first... Read more...
Video contradicts police claims about black man who died in jail cell after arrest for sagging pants
The final moments of Ervin Leon Edwards’ life were spent facedown on the floor of the West Baton Rouge Parish Jail.Dragged into an isolation cell... Read more...
Maryland Governor Sends State Troopers to Baltimore Protests
"The last thing we need is more violence in Baltimore City"Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said Thursday he sent state police troopers to Baltimore as... Read more...
100 Years Ago, 1.5 Million Christian Armenians Were Systematically Killed. Today, It's Still Not A 'Genocide'
On April 24, 1915, Ottoman Turkish authorities hauled off Daniel Varoujan, a leading Armenian poet of the time, along with over 200 other... Read more...
US law enforcement accused of using entrapment to ensnare ‘terrorists’
The recent arrests on terrorism-related charges of six young Somali-Americans from Minneapolis and others throughout the United States have prompted... Read more...
In El Salvador, pregnancy issues can lead to prison sentences
“I couldn’t believe I was in ​prison,” Mirna Isabel Ramírez, a mother from the poor San Salvador neighborhood of Mariona, said of the ordeal... Read more...
US lets in Thai fish caught by slaves despite law
In its first report on trafficking around the world, the U.S. criticized Thailand as a hub for labor abuse. Yet 14 years later, seafood caught by... Read more...
China frees five women activists on bail after outcry
China has unexpectedly released five women activists on bail, two lawyers said on Monday, after a vocal campaign against their detention by the West... Read more...
Alex Baer: Fate Makes a Health & Welfare House Call
Fate -- or The Universe, or The Hairy Thunderer, or Kosmic Muffin, or The Flying Spaghetti Monster, or The Formless Mystery, or Your-What-Have-You --... Read more...
The Canadian Ministry of "Truth": "Reality Is Whatever We Say It Is"
One of the frightening aspects of ideology is how easy its governing principles can be obscured behind tautologies and reality-denying affirmations... Read more...
Alex Baer: Brainstorms, Lightning Rounds, Sparks, Shorts, and Mystery Melons
It's been a week now, and I'm starting to experiment with concepts a bit longer than "Guhh," "Yow!" and "Uhh, I'm sorry -- were we talking just... Read more...
Bob Alexander: It’s Happy-Time Again … And it’s Awesome!
All the candidates are getting themselves good and greased up eager to be sodomized by their favorite billionaire in the hope there’ll be a hefty... Read more...
So What if the Iranians Got Nuclear Weapons?
I MUST start with a shocking confession: I am not afraid of the Iranian nuclear bomb.I know that this makes me an abnormal person, almost a freakBut... Read more...
Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns
PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener... Read more...
Blue Bell expands recall to all of its products
Brenham-based Blue Bell Creameries is pulling all of its products from the shelves after more ice cream samples tested positive for a... Read more...
Why The FDA Has Never Looked At Some Of The Additives In Our Food
Companies have added thousands of ingredients to foods with little to no government oversight. That's thanks to a loophole in a decades-old law that... Read more...
Georgia governor signs bill to legalize medical marijuana
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, signed a bill Thursday legalizing medical marijuana in the state, but questions still remain about how patients who... Read more...
Reports to Feds on deadly bacteria outbreaks arrived late
Reports alerting federal officials that contaminated medical scopes appeared to be spreading deadly superbugs among hospital patients sometimes... Read more...
Lake Mead On Track For Record Low Water Level Amid Drought
Nevada's Lake Mead, the largest capacity reservoir in the United States, is on track to drop to its lowest water level in recorded history on Sunday... Read more...
Scientists convinced of tie between earthquakes and drilling
With the evidence coming in from one study after another, scientists are now more certain than ever that oil and gas drilling is causing hundreds... Read more...
Fracking Increases Quakes in 8 States
Significant strides in science have been made to better understand potential ground shaking from induced earthquakes, which are earthquakes triggered... Read more...
Earth Day 2015: Our Favorite Photos of the Planet
Today, people around the world will celebrate the 45th Earth Day, an annual event designed to pay tribute to the environment and promote ways to... Read more...
Oklahoma goes from two 3.0 quakes a year to two a day
In November of 2011, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake ripped through the small Oklahoma town of Prague, damaging more than a dozen homes and toppling a... Read more...
Oil Services Co.,Baker Huhes, lays off 10,500
"Extreme market forces" are in play in the global energy sector, oil services company Baker Hughes said Tuesday in announcing widespread layoffs.The... Read more...
Coal Is Dying and It's Never Coming Back
Coal, the No. 1 cause of climate change, is dying. Last year saw a record number of coal plant retirements in the United States, and a study last... Read more...
To foil oil spills, new federal rule requires better blowout preventers
The Obama administration unveiled a new rule Monday that's designed to help prevent a repeat of the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil... Read more...
Germany Proves Life With Less Fossil Fuel Getting Easiersss
Sitting in a control center that helps ensure uninterrupted power for 82 million Germans, Gunter Scheibner is proving that renewable energy from the... Read more...
Across American oilfields, layoffs and auctions
Convinced he can ride out the slowing fortunes of America's oil and gas industry, Shawn Kluver arrived at Thursday's heavy equipment auction with... Read more...
Nepal quake: Hundreds dead, history crumbles, Everest shaken
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 906 people across a swath of four countries as the violently shaking earth collapsed... Read more...
High levels of radiation detected at Tokyo playground causes shutdown
A Tokyo playground was shut down after high levels of radiation were detected in the area.Japanese authorities found one spot contained radiation of... Read more...
115 children killed since start of Saudi-led Yemen offensive
A United Nations report said on Friday that civilian causalities have mounted since the start of the Saudi-led offensive against Shiite rebels in... Read more...
Hamas wins student council vote at top West Bank university
Supporters of the Islamic militant Hamas have won student council elections at the West Bank's flagship university, Bir Zeit, defeating rivals from... Read more...
Japan maglev train breaks world speed record again
A Japanese magnetic levitation train has broken its own world speed record, hitting 603km/h (374mph) in a test run near Mount Fuji.  The train beat... Read more...
NBC finds more possible reporting problems by Brian Williams, report says
It appears that more scrutiny is coming for suspended NBC News anchor Brian Williams, sources close to the investigation told the New York Times... Read more...
Iran Charges U.S. Journalist Jason Rezaian With Espionage
Iran is charging Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian with four crimes, including espionage, the newspaper said on Monday in a report offering... Read more...
SC paper wins Pulitzer for reporting on domestic violence
The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for an examination of the deadly toll of... Read more...
Lying us into Iraq: The Real Problem with Judith Miller
It’s okay that the New York Times reporter got Iraq wrong—the trouble with her new memoir is she still won’t admit she actually did. Judith... Read more...
Ken Prewitt, Bloomberg Radio ‘Authoritative' Voice, Dies at 68
Ken Prewitt, a Bloomberg Radio anchor who interviewed billionaire investors, Wall Street executives and a former Federal Reserve chairman in a news... Read more...
David Petraeus sentenced to probation for sharing classified information
David Petraeus, the retired US army general and former CIA director responsible for the development of the hugely influential... Read more...
US soldiers banned from bars, clubs in Philippines
The U.S. Pacific Command has banned its troops in the Philippines from bars and nightclubs, a spokesman said Saturday, with the trial underway of a... Read more...
Army morale low despite 6-year, $287M optimism program
More than half of some 770,000 soldiers are pessimistic about their future in the military and nearly as many are unhappy in their jobs, despite a... Read more...
US Army Guardsmen tried to sell guns, ammo, armor to Mexico cartels
Two active duty reservists of the U.S. Army National Guard were arrested in California on Wednesday for allegedly trying to funnel weapons,... Read more...
The hidden battle to build the Air Force's new stealth bomber
The bombardment began early this year on the airwaves and online.“What will the next revolution in advanced aircraft be?” asks one of the slick... Read more...
25 years later: Who got the Hubble telescope off the ground?
On the 25-year anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, talked with science writer Robert Zimmerman, author of "The... Read more...
Scientists genetically modify human embryos in controversial world first
Scientists in China have genetically modified human embryos in a world first that has re-ignited the debate over the ethics and safety of genetic... Read more...
Chicago offers reparations package to police torture victims
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and several Chicago aldermen are offering what they call a reparations package for the victims of torture under the city's former... Read more...
CERN restarts Large Hadron Collider, seeks dark universe
Scientists at Europe's physics research center CERN on Sunday restarted their "Big Bang" Large Hadron Collider (LHC), embarking on a bid to probe... Read more...
What Physicists Are Looking for Now That They’ve Found the Higgs Boson
The world’s most epic physics experiment will flip back on as early as Saturday. After a two-year tuneup, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will run... Read more...
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181 Tunnel under prison wall in Afghanistan sees 500 inmates escape Reggie
182 2 US soldiers killed in southern Iraq Reggie
183 Iraqi interpreters seek punishment of contractor they say sexually harassed them Reggie
184 U.S. to deploy armed drones in Libya Reggie
185 Secret memos expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq Reggie
186 Anarchy, civilian casualties and terrorism... just some of the things that DIDN'T happen in Iraq (according to Rumsfeld memo) Jesse Richard
187 Red Cross Survey Finds Young Americans Unaware of Rules of War Jesse Richard
188 WikiLeaks cables show U.S. took softer line toward Libya Reggie
189 U.S. troops in Afghanistan suffer more catastrophic injuries Reggie
190 Former Afghan lawmaker Joya says U.S. soldiers disregard lives Reggie
191 UN staff killed during protest against US church Koran burning Reggie
192 Air pollution is another potentially deadly threat for U.S. soldiers in Iraq Reggie
193 The Kill Team Reggie
194 Pentagon spends billions to fight roadside bombs, with little success Reggie
195 Afghanistan: Nato air strike kills civilians in Helmand Reggie
196 Depleted Uranium: A Strange Way To Protect Libyan Civilians Jesse Richard
197 Ohio, Florida soldiers killed in Afghanistan Reggie
198 Instead of Bombing Dictators, Stop Selling Them Bombs Jesse Richard
199 Afghanistan lets Blackwater stay despite shakeup of security contractors Reggie
200 Karzai rejects U.S. apology over killing of 9 Afghan boys Reggie

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