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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...
Toyota recalls more than 6.5m cars over steering and seat problems
Toyota is recalling more than 6.5m cars worldwide to fix a variety of problems, including faulty steering wheels and seats.The company said there had... 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 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...
NRA gunning for more than just right to bear arms
When the Obama administration announced plans to halt the domestic sale of most elephant ivory, the National Rifle Association urged its members to... 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...
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...
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton disbands unit responsible for spying on Muslim communities
The NYPD has disbanded a controversial unit that spied on Muslim communities, the department’s top spokesman, Stephen Davis, said late... Read more...
Your Tax Refund Is Safe: Social Security Will Stop Seizing Refunds to Collect Old Debt
The Social Security Administration plans to stop intercepting tax refunds in order to settle debts more than 10 years old. It had been seizing state... 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...
Lawyers for alleged USS Cole bomber seek details on CIA rendition program
Just-released transcripts of a secret session at the Guantanamo war court show defense lawyers want a list of the countries where the CIA secretly... 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...
Alex Baer: Out of Sight, Out of Shut-Eye
There'd be no telling what's really bugging us, second-to-second, without all the constant, helpful reminders from our talking-head gadgets, sound... 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...
Stimulation restores some function for 4 paralyzed men
Paralysis may not last forever anymore. In an experiment hailed as "staggering," a team of researchers at the University of Louisville and the... 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...
10 Nobel winners to White House: Reject Keystone XL
10 recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize called on President Obama's administration to reject an application for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from... Read more...
Appeals court upholds EPA limits on air toxicity
A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever limits on air toxics, including emissions of mercury, arsenic... Read more...
Life in the shadow of an oil refinery
On the blocks surrounding Calumet Specialty Products’ Shreveport Refinery the stench of rotten eggs is nearly constant. It’s a sign that hydrogen... Read more...
IPCC climate change report: averting catastrophe is eminently affordable
Catastrophic climate change can be averted without sacrificing living standards according to a UN report, which concludes that the transformation... 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...
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...
Kiev's grip on eastern Ukraine weakens as pro-Russians seize army vehicles
For Kiev's beleaguered army it was meant to be a display of strength. Early on Wednesday a column of six armoured personnel carriers trundled through... Read more...
Mexican mobile phone operator sues IBM for $2.5 billion
Mexican mobile phone operator Iusacell SA de CV sued IBM Corp on Wednesday, accusing the U.S. technology giant of making fraudulent representations... Read more...
India court recognises transgender people as third gender
India's Supreme Court has recognised transgender people as a third gender, in a landmark ruling."It is the right of every human being to choose their... 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...
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...
Marine shoots fellow gate guard at Camp Lejeune
A Marine is in custody after military officials say he shot and fatally wounded a colleague with his M4 rifle while standing guard at the main gate... 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...
Scientists develop dissolvable electronics
A materials scientist at Iowa has developed electronics and materials able to dissolve on command.Reza Montazami, assistant professor of mechanical... Read more...
Physicist Who Put Bang in Cosmos Seeking Other Universes
Entering the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Theoretical Physics by the front door, one passes more than a dozen well-used... Read more...
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641 US accused of killing dozens of civilians in Afghanistan air strike Reggie
642 Violence sweeps through Iraq Jesse Richard
643 British SAS commander in Afghanistan quits over bad equipment Jesse Richard
644 Auditors: Private security in Iraq cost over $6B Reggie
645 U.S. Perpetuates Mass Killings In Iraq Jesse Richard
646 Life as an Iraqi interpreter for the British Army: Seen as a traitor with no security Reggie
647 Iraq's prime minister won't sign U.S. troop deal Reggie
648 Iraqi Army Headcount Still Unclear Despite Millions Paid to Private Contractor Reggie
649 Private Iraq Investigators Out After Senator Raises Questions Reggie
650 U.S. gives Iraq $13 million to fix looted museum Reggie
651 David Davis: We are losing Taliban battle Reggie
652 In Iraq, The Doctors Are Out Reggie
653 Obama's Iraq plans vindicated as US agrees to pull out by 2011 Reggie
654 New pact pares legal immunity for GIs, Iraqi aides say Reggie
655 Iraqi VP: U.S., Iraq won't reach accord on troops this year Reggie
656 Iraqi government fuels 'war for oil' theories by putting reserves up for biggest ever sale Reggie
657 War-weary Saddam victims miss his iron rule Reggie
658 Afghanistan Facing "Downward Spiral" Jesse Richard
659 Pentagon sees reconciliation with Taliban, not Qaeda Reggie
660 Webb Urges Halt To U.S. Propaganda In Iraq Reggie

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