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Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87
"Garcia Marquez's magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence and... Read more...
Snowden email provider loses appeal
A federal appeals court has rejected an appeal of contempt of court findings against a now-defunct email firm which reportedly provided services to... Read more...
Ferry sinks in South Korea, nearly 300 still missing
A multi-story ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast... Read more...
Pope Francis Asks Abuse Victims' Forgiveness
Pope Francis asked Friday for forgiveness from the victims of pedophile priests in some of his strongest words to date about the Catholic Church's... Read more...
No evidence of modern forgery in ancient text mentioning ‘Jesus’s wife’
New scientific tests have turned up no evidence of modern forgery in a text written on ancient Egyptian papyrus that refers to Jesus as being... Read more...
U.S. drone strike kills New Zealander, Australian in Yemen
New Zealand and Australia were drawn into the global debate on drone strikes Wednesday after confirming that a citizen from each country had been... Read more...
Karzai insists US troops can leave Afghanistan by year's end
The outgoing president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has told the United States in his final address to parliament that US soldiers can leave the... Read more...
After 12 years of war, labor abuses rampant on US bases in Afghanistan
A year and a half after President Barack Obama issued an executive order outlawing human trafficking and forced labor on U.S. military bases, a... Read more...
NATO airstrike that kills Afghan soldiers deals fresh blow to ties
A NATO airstrike on Thursday morning killed at least five Afghan soldiers and injured at least eight others in a tragic incident of friendly fire... Read more...
Report: U.S. considers resuming talks with Taliban on prisoner swap
Washington wants to resume talks with the Taliban on a prisoner swap for a U.S. soldier captured in 2009, sources told the Washington Post.  Five... Read more...
Judge says will accept SAC Capital guilty plea
A federal judge agreed to accept SAC Capital Advisors' guilty plea to fraud charges in the U.S. government's insider trading case against the hedge... Read more...
U.S. Obama signs executive order on equal pay for women
Keeping with his promise to champion women’s rights in the workplace, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Tuesday that addresses the... Read more...
SEC Goldman Lawyer Says Agency Too Timid on Wall Street Misdeeds
A trial attorney from the Securities and Exchange Commission said his bosses were too “tentative and fearful” to bring many Wall Street leaders... Read more...
U.S. stock markets are rigged, says author Michael Lewis
The U.S. stock market is rigged in favor of high-speed electronic trading firms, which use their advantages to extract billions from investors,... Read more...
Forget about the "1%." Top "0.1% pulling ahead more
The "top 1%" might be the primary target of the masses' ire and envy, but it's actually the top 0.1% who are grabbing a bigger slice of wealth.The... Read more...
Accusation of FBI spying stalls 9/11 hearing
A military judge abruptly recessed the first 9/11 trial hearing of the year Monday after defense lawyers accused the FBI in open court of trying to... Read more...
Watch Donald Rumsfeld Lie About Saddam Hussein, al-Qaeda, and 9/11
In The Unknown Known, Oscar-winning documentarian Errol Morris (The Fog of War) turns his infamous interrotron on former Secretary of Defense Donald... Read more...
Lawmakers, victims' families call to declassify key portion of 9/11 report
Family members and victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks joined three members of Congress on Wednesday in calling on the Obama... Read more...
U.S. Seeking to Keep ‘Potentially Inflammatory Topics’ Out of Terrorism Trial
In the terrorism trial of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, who prosecutors say was a top adviser to Osama bin Laden, the specter of the Sept. 11 attacks has... Read more...
Psychologist found accused Sept. 11 plotter to be mentally incompetent in 2009
A psychologist who examined one of the defendants on trial at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in connection with the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001,... Read more...
The tea party radio network
Glenn Beck worked the crowd like a preacher at a rally this month in Louisville, Ky., declaring that God had responded to conservatives’ prayers by... Read more...
The US is not a democracy but an oligarchy, study concludes
Oligarchy is a form of government in which power is vested in a dominant class and a small group exercises control over the general population.A new... Read more...
Bloomberg plans $50M gun control network
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday that he plans to spend $50 million this year on a new group that will mix campaign... Read more...
Home> Politics Texas Grand Jury Being Seated in Rick Perry Ethics Case
A Texas judge selected a second grand jury Monday in an investigation into whether Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public... Read more...
Anonymous critics to Dropbox: Drop Condoleezza Rice, or we'll drop you
When Dropbox CEO Drew Houston announced on Wednesday that the company had appointed Condoleezza Rice, former US secretary of State, to its board of... Read more...
CIA’s use of harsh interrogation went beyond legal authority, Senate report says
A classified U.S. Senate report found that the CIA's legal justification for the use of harsh interrogation techniques that critics say amount to... Read more...
Senate GOP blocks pay equity bill
Senate Republicans banded together on Wednesday to block the Paycheck Fairness Act, a Democratic bill aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and... Read more...
Feinstein: CIA should not lead declassification review of report about interrogation tactics
The Chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has called for the White House—not the Central Intelligence Agency—to lead the... Read more...
Ron Johnson did not tell police of assault allegations against Rep. Bill Kramer three years ago
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, his chief of staff and a Waukesha County GOP official were all told three years ago of allegations that a then-aide to the... Read more...
Senate Passes Unemployment Benefits Extension
The Senate approved a bipartisan unemployment benefits extension Monday, with six Republicans joining Senate Democrats to clear the measure.The... Read more...
SC Mayor Who Fired Lesbian Police Chief Caught On Tape In Homophobic Tirade
The mayor of a tiny South Carolina town has triggered protests, prayer vigils and even a city council vote to weaken his powers after firing longtime... Read more...
Author Michael Ruppert dies of self-inflicted gunshot wound
Nationally known author Michael Ruppert died Sunday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Calistoga where he had lived for a few months on a... Read more...
Blast on site of explosives plants kills 1
An explosion and fire at a Tennessee plant where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based killed one person and left three others... Read more...
Detroit makes deal with retired cops, firefighter
The city of Detroit reached a deal with a group of retired police officers and firefighters that would protect pensions but trim annual... Read more...
Bomb Squad Detonates Bags Left Near Boston Marathon Finish Line
Boylston Street was evacuated Tuesday night after two bags were left at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Both bags were detonated by the Bomb... Read more...
Apartheid Abuse Cases Against Ford, IBM Go Ahead
A federal judge on Thursday declined to toss out decade-old lawsuits that accuse IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Co. of supporting apartheid by letting... Read more...
Guantánamo judge to CIA: Disclose ‘black site’ details to USS Cole defense lawyers
The military judge in the USS Cole bombing case has ordered the U.S. government to give defense lawyers details — names, dates and places — of... Read more...
Can the US Government Confiscate a Citizen's Passport for No Apparent Reason? It Just Did
When two FBI agents called Nader el-Dajani in August 2012 and asked if he could meet at Starbucks for a chat, he instead invited them to his home in... Read more...
Window Opens On Secret Camp Within Guantanamo
Attorney James Connell has visited his client inside the secret Guantanamo prison complex known as Camp 7 only once, taken in a van with covered... Read more...
Stuck in Tijuana hoping for a miracle: the deportees with nowhere to go
Ricardo Sanchez came to the United States from his native Mexico, illegally, when he was nine. He grew up, got married, raised five children. During... Read more...
Robert Parry: Ukraine, Through the US Looking Glass
The acting president of the coup regime in Kiev announces that he is ordering an “anti-terrorist” operation against pro-Russian protesters in... Read more...
Alex Baer: All Aboard the Thought Train, Cosmic to Mundane
It was a night like any other.  I simply wasn't expecting to lose sleep.  It just turned out that way.  See, I wasn't out for blood -- hadn't even... Read more...
Alex Baer: Cupid's Calling Cards, Kiss Kiss.
First, there was unorganized barbarism for the species, down to the individual, very-personal level.  It was very hands-on.  It was very messy. ... Read more...
Alex Baer: Note to a Friend
For some insane reason, I am still able to find occasional laughter, and am not always intensely angry.  Usually, but not always.Like those who... Read more...
Leonard Pitts Jr.: Again, Christianity the last to get it right
Eleven years ago, Richard Stearns went to Washington.Stearns - president of World Vision, the billion-dollar Christian relief organization - joined... Read more...
Judge overturns strict N.D. anti-abortion law
A federal judge Wednesday overturned as unconstitutional a North Dakota law banning abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy.U.S. District... Read more...
Researchers speak to new study exposing link between SSRIs and autism
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health are calling attention to a new study linking anti-depressants with autism.Published... Read more...
Tamiflu: Millions wasted on flu drug, claims major UK report
Hundreds of millions of pounds may have been wasted on a drug for flu that works no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis has said.The UK has... Read more...
Study: E-cigarettes affect cells similarly to regular tobacco
A new study shows that the vapor from e-cigarettes damages human cells similarly to smoke from traditional cigarettes.The researchers present the... Read more...
Some doctors make millions off of Medicare
Some doctors are making millions of dollars off of Medicare, with a handful collecting multi-million payments annually.One ophthalmologist from West... Read more...
Keystone XL decision to be delayed
The Obama administration on Friday extended the review period on the Keystone XL pipeline, perhaps pushing back a final decision on the disputed... Read more...
Great Lakes are still almost half frozen, potentially causing long-term effects
Environmental scientists are concerned that since 37.1 percent of the Great Lakes are still frozen, it could negatively affect the regional... Read more...
7.5 magnitude earthquake rattles Mexico City
A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was... Read more...
Drought in California may impact food prices
Produce and dairy prices may be rising this summer because of the severe drought in California.Purdue Agriculture Economist Corinne Alexander said... Read more...
Here's What Fracking Can Do to Your Health
If you know one thing about fracking, it might be that the wells have been linked to explosive tap water. Of course, a tendency toward combustion... Read more...
BP wins 24 tracts in Gulf of Mexico lease sale after U.S. lifts ban
BP Plc rejoined bidders for exploration and production leases in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday and won 24 tracts after the U.S. government lifted a... Read more...
US nuclear site fire 'was preventable'
Maintenance and safety lapses were at the root of a lorry fire that shut down the only US underground nuclear waste repository in February, a report... Read more...
U.S. top court rules against Argentina in arbitration fight
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled for British company BG Group Plc in its effort to reinstate a $185.3 million arbitration award against... Read more...
Thirteen workers test positive for radiation at New Mexico waste site
Thirteen workers have tested positive for radiation exposure tied to an accidental release earlier this month of high levels of radiation in an... Read more...
Shiny And New: World's Largest Solar Plant Opens In Nevada
The world's largest solar power plant, made up of thousands of mirrors focusing the sun's energy, has officially started operations in Nevada's... Read more...
China Admits That One-Fifth Of Its Farmland Is Contaminated
Unbridled industrialization with almost no environmental regulation has resulted in the toxic contamination of one-fifth of China's farmland, the... Read more...
At least 12 killed in avalanche on Mount Everest
At least 12 Sherpa guides were killed and three seriously wounded Friday in the single deadliest avalanche on Mount Everest.Nearly a 100 Sherpas and... Read more...
Ukraine crisis: Deal to 'de-escalate' agreed in Geneva
Russia, Ukraine, the US and the European Union have said that all sides have agreed to steps to "de-escalate" the crisis in eastern Ukraine.Their... Read more...
Jews ordered to register in east Ukraine
Jews in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk where pro-Russian militants have taken over government buildings were told they have to "register" with... Read more...
Parents and principal say more than 100 Nigerian girls still missing
The principal of the Nigerian school and parents have refuted the military's claims that 121 of the 129 girls have been found, after being abducted... Read more...
Three Lebanese journalists for al-Manar TV killed in Syria
Three Lebanese journalists working for Hezbollah's al-Manar television were killed on Monday after coming under attack in the historic Christian town... Read more...
Guardian and Washington Post win Pulitzer prize for NSA revelations
The Guardian and the Washington Post have been awarded the highest accolade in US journalism, winning the Pulitzer prize for public service for their... Read more...
White House news group honors black reporter it once barred
Harry S. McAlpin made history in February 1944 when he became the first black reporter to cover a presidential news conference at the White... Read more...
Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras Returning To U.S. For First Time Since Snowden Revelations
Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, two American journalists who have been at the forefront of reporting on documents leaked by former National... Read more...
Fox News 28 percent accurate on climate change
Twenty-eight percent of Fox News's reporting on climate change in 2013 was accurate, a major improvement from the 7-percent accuracy rating it... Read more...
U.S. special forces struggle with record suicides: admiral
Suicides among U.S. special operations forces, including elite Navy SEALs and Army Rangers, are at record levels, a U.S. military official said on... Read more...
Guantánamo judge adjourns hearings again over FBI spying claims
The judge overseeing the prosecution of five 9/11 terror suspects suspended preliminary hearings on Tuesday to allow the defense teams time to... Read more...
General denies clemency in Manning case
Turning aside calls for clemency, an Army general has approved the 35-year prison sentence imposed on Pfc. Chelsea Manning for a massive leak of... Read more...
I Served My Country. Then It Kicked Me Out.
I often think about Friday dinners with my family. Every Friday, no matter what, my wife and I took our two children out to eat; it was a ritual we... Read more...
Large numbers of vets with PTSD live near military bases
The Army specialist who killed three soldiers at Fort Hood last week isn’t the only person from the neighborhoods that surround the massive... Read more...
In a cloning first, scientists create stem cells from adults
Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient's DNA in order to treat diseases, they... Read more...
Scientists Discover 'Earth-Like' Planet
Life on Earth might not be alone.Scientists have discovered a rocky, Earth-sized planet that might also be home to water – a critical component for... Read more...
'Blood moon' eclipse seen over Americas
Skywatchers in the Americas have caught a rare celestial show caused by the Earth's shadow falling across the Moon.The Moon changed colour from... Read more...
This Fish Crawled Out of the Water…and Into Creationists' Nightmares
We all know the Darwin fish, the car-bumper send-up of the Christian "ichthys" symbol, or Jesus fish. Unlike the Christian symbol, the Darwin fish... Read more...
UK scientists make body parts in lab
In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make body parts using stem... Read more...
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21 U.S. disrupts al-Qaeda’s online magazine Reggie
22 'US drone' kills four in strike on al-Qaida target in Yemen Reggie
23 At Senate Hearing, Yemeni Says U.S. Drone War Terrifying Civilians, Empowering Militants Reggie
24 Obama won't send witness to Senate to explain legality of drone war Reggie
25 Pentagon reportedly gave Afghan contracts to Taliban Reggie
26 U.S. secret: CIA collaborated with Pakistan spy agency in drone war Reggie
27 Afghan children 'killed by Nato air strike in Shigal' Reggie
28 How the Pentagon Corrupted Afghanistan Reggie
29 The message sent by America's invisible victims Reggie
30 Afghan minister: Give NATO the boot Reggie
31 The Last Letter A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran Reggie
32 America’s Lost Decade in Iraq: A Marine Officer Looks Back Reggie
33 Iraq: War's Legacy of Cancer Reggie
34 MI6 and CIA were told before invasion that Iraq had no active WMD Reggie
35 Poll: Majority says Iraq invasion mistake Reggie
36 U.S. pledge to help Iraqis who aided occupation largely unfulfilled Reggie
37 5 U.S. troops die in helicopter crash in Afghanistan Reggie
38 10 companies profiting the most from war Reggie
39 The Worst Mistake in U.S. History -- America Will Never Recover from Bush's Great Foreign Policy Disaster Reggie
40 Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results Reggie

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