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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...
Online Security Flaw Exposes Millions of Passwords
An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential... Read more...
Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald address US campaigners via video
Edward Snowden and the reporter Glenn Greenwald, who brought to light the whistleblower's leaks about mass US government surveillance last year,... 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...
Karzai says US should re-engage Taliban peace talks or leave country
Afghan President Hamid Karzai appeared to stiffen his resolve Saturday not to sign a security pact with Washington, saying the United States should... 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...
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...
State workers can wear anti-governor pins, judge says
The 2011 anti-Branstad pins marks at least the third time state officials have attempted to ban AFSCME pins. The state previously demanded employees... Read more...
Obama taps budget guru, technocrat for health job
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, nominated to run "Obamacare," would bring a wealth of expertise in economics and government management to one of Washington's... 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...
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...
Boston remembers marathon bombing one year later
Boston is preparing for memorial services and tributes to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on the one-year anniversary of the attack.On... Read more...
The Killer Klansman’s Missing Years as a Federal Informant
A quarter-century before he was charged with Sunday’s three hate murders outside Kansas City, Frazier Glenn Miller figured prominently in a triple... 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...
Israel bars Palestinian Olympian from leaving Gaza
Israel has barred 30 runners, including an Olympic athlete, from leaving the Gaza Strip to participate in a marathon later this week, highlighting... 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...
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...
Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
As the ranks of heroin users rise, increasing numbers of addicts are looking for help but are failing to find it — because there are no beds in... 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...
Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes off Solomons, sparks tsunami warning
A powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake triggered large waves in the Solomon Islands on Sunday, and authorities were trying to determine if there was any... Read more...
Climate panel warns emissions rising, blurs reason
The U.N.'s expert panel on climate change on Sunday highlighted the disconnect between international goals to fight global warming and what is being... Read more...
Bill banning fracking in Calif. passes first committee
A bill that would temporarily ban fracking in California was approved at its first state legislative committee hearing on Tuesday. Fracking, which is... 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...
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...
Ukraine's rebel crackdown begins, as Russia warns of civil war
A delayed start to Ukraine’s “anti-terrorist operation” against pro-Russian rebels appeared to give way to action Tuesday, with gunfire heard... Read more...
Deadly Chile fire in Valparaiso 'may burn for 20 days'
Officials in Chile say it could take more than 20 days to fully extinguish a forest fire in the hills around the port city of Valparaiso.The blaze... Read more...
U.S. Revealed: USAID ‘Cuban Twitter’ contractor given secret level clearance
A firm contracted by the U.S. government to help set up a Twitter-like network in Cuba held secret level security clearance and was warned the... Read more...
Blast rocks crowded bus station near Nigeria's capital
An explosion blasted through a busy commuter bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, before 7 a.m. (0600 GMT) Monday as hundreds of... 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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741 It's Occupation, Not War Jesse Richard
742 Khalil regrets toppling statue of Saddam Jesse Richard
743 Report: US no closer to Iraq goals Jesse Richard
744 Iraq contractor fights suit over toxic exposure Jesse Richard
745 "We are living through another Hiroshima," Iraqi doctor says Jesse Richard
746 Curveball: 'I Am Not To Blame' for U.S. War in Iraq Jesse Richard
747 Michael Prysner's testimony at Winter Soldier Jesse Richard
748 This is the war that started with lies, and continues with lie after lie after lie Jesse Richard
749 Blackwater 'Blood Money' Angers Iraqis Jesse Richard
750 What is the real death toll in Iraq? Reggie
751 Iraq War as War Crime Jesse Richard
752 Bush’s Dirty Secret: Bribing Iraq Insurgents Not to Fight Jesse Richard
753 US Marines deploy in south Afghanistan Jesse Richard
754 Iraq invasion was "successful endeavour"-Cheney Jesse Richard
755 Tories call for full Iraq inquiry Jesse Richard
756 Toxic world fallout from Iraq invasion Jesse Richard
757 U.S. Troops Kill Iraqi Girl On Roadside Jesse Richard
758 Iraqis bury 10 after blast U.S. says killed no one Jesse Richard
759 Pentagon Report on Saddam's Iraq Censored? Jesse Richard
760 TVNL REMINDER: U.S. gives $43 million to Afghanistan Jesse Richard

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