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UN calls for Zika-hit countries to loosen abortion restrictions
The United Nations human rights agency on Friday called on Zika-affected countries in Latin and South America to loosen any tough laws that restrict... Read more...
Nearly 200 images released by US military depict Bush-era detainee abuse
Bruises, reddened marks and bandaged body parts featured in nearly 200 images of US detainee abuse that the Pentagon was forced to release on Friday,... Read more...
ISIL suicide bomber kills Iraqi troops near Ramadi
Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group have killed 18 Iraqi soldiers in a suicide car attack north of Ramadi, continuing... Read more...
'Millions' of lead pipes all across the U.S.
Just how many lead pipes are there in Flint, Michigan, where the water has been undrinkable because of high lead levels? Nobody knows."A lot of work... Read more...
Explorer Henry Worsley dies attempting Antarctic crossing
Explorer Henry Worsley has died after developing a serious infection as he tried to cross Antarctica unaided.  The ex-Army officer, from London, had... Read more...
What Donald Rumsfeld Knew We Didn’t Know About Iraq
On September 9, 2002, as the George W. Bush administration was launching its campaign to invade Iraq, a classified report landed on the desk of the... Read more...
Ash Carter: It’s Time to Accelerate the ISIL Fight
The storied 101st Airborne Division will soon deploy 1,800 troops to Iraq to aid in the fight against ISIL. They will head there with the support of... Read more...
U.S. soldier killed, two wounded in Afghanistan
One U.S. soldier was killed during a joint U.S.-Afghan Special Operations mission in Afghanistan, two U.S. defense officials told CNN on... Read more...
U.S., Russia dominate arms transfers to developing countries
The United States and Russia dominated government-to-government arms transfer agreements with developing countries from 2011 to 2014.According to the... Read more...
Iraqi army declares first major victory over Islamic State in Ramadi
Iraq's army declared victory over Islamic State fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad on Sunday, the first major triumph for the... Read more...
Morgan Stanley to pay $3.2 billion to settle financial crisis-era charges
Morgan Stanley (MS.N) will pay about $3.2 billion to settle charges that it misled investors in residential mortgage-backed securities that later... Read more...
The World’s Favorite New Tax Haven Is the United States
Last September, at a law firm overlooking San Francisco Bay, Andrew Penney, a managing director at Rothschild & Co., gave a talk on how the... Read more...
SHELL: We'll cut 10,000 jobs
Shell will cut 10,000 jobs in its merger with BG Group, and sell $30 billion (£21 billion) worth of assets, to protect its profitability in an era... Read more...
Tax-dodging by superrich driving global inequality, Oxfam says
Tax dodging by the super-rich is one of the main drivers of global income inequality and must be sharply curtailed, according to a new report from... Read more...
Obama unveils wage insurance plan to spur job seekers
U.S. President on Saturday laid out a plan to help support the income of workers who lose their jobs and end up in lower paying positions, as part of... Read more...
How the Bush administration ignored this warning from the CIA months before 9/11
Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.” The CIA’s famous Presidential Daily Brief, presented to George W. Bush on August 6, 2001, has always been... Read more...
You Only Believe the Official 9/11 Story Because You Don't Know the Official 9/11 Story
I don't believe the official story of 9/11 because I know the official story of 9/11!During the past 10 years I have not met a single individual who,... Read more...
Karzai: Al Qaeda never operated in Afghanistan
Al Qaeda has never operated in Afghanistan, the country's former President Hamid Karzai said in a recent interview, dismissing the notion that the... Read more...
Bush Administration Mulled Using Nukes After 9/11 Attacks
An assistant to former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder claims the Bush government ‘really played through all possibilities’ in responding to... Read more...
Marcy Borders Was Much More Than 9/11’s ‘Dust Lady’
With Marcy Borders’s death from stomach cancer, aged 42, the picture is back again, of course: Borders, caked in dust on September 11, 2001,... Read more...
The partisan strategy of voter suppression
Over the last five years, perhaps no elected official in the country has been more aggressive in placing limits on voting and registration than... Read more...
Carly Fiorina Suspends Her Presidential Campaign
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is suspending her presidential campaign.  Fiorina announced the news in a Facebook post Wednesday. Fiorina... Read more...
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to suspend presidential campaign
After failing to secure a single delegate in the New Hampshire Republican primary, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to suspend his... Read more...
Outsiders triumph in NH as Sanders defeats Clinton, Trump takes GOP
Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, and Donald Trump also scored his first victory in a triumph of two... Read more...
The NRA Just Scored One Of Its Biggest Victories In Years
Gun activists just had a very good day in court.On Thursday, a divided panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down... Read more...
Report: Powell, Rice staff received classified emails on private servers
In a letter obtained by NBC, Inspector General Steve Linick said that a total of 12 classified emails, now classified as "secret" or "confidential,"... Read more...
Martin Shkreli pleads the Fifth, then tweets about 'imbeciles' in Congress
Embattled drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli — who vigorously defended his decision to hike the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750 —... Read more...
Congress Seeks Answers On Flint Water Crisis, Doesn't Get Them
Members of Congress wanted to get to the bottom of the Flint water crisis, but several key players were missing from an oversight hearing on... Read more...
The $43 million Afghani gas station that wasn't
Last October, a top U.S. watchdog produced a doozy of a report, alleging the Pentagon had spent $43 million just to build a compressed natural gas... Read more...
King Abdullah will reject GOP invitation to speak to Congress
King Abdullah of Jordan will spurn the GOP’s invitation to address House and Senate Republicans at their retreat in Baltimore on Wednesday night,... Read more...
Dozens of Georgia prison guards arrested on federal charges
Arrests were being made across the state Thursday morning as about four dozen current and former state prison guards were told they face drug and... Read more...
Last four occupiers at Oregon refuge surrender, taken into FBI custody
The last four remaining armed occupiers at an Oregon wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday -- one of them after first threatening to harm himself --... Read more...
Mass. man who spent 30 years in prison is freed pending new trial
A man who spent three decades in prison for a rape conviction based in part on one strand of hair was freed Wednesday after a judge said he is... Read more...
Ex-priest arrested in 1960 slaying of Texas beauty queen
For more than half a century, the unsolved killing of a young schoolteacher and beauty queen who was last seen at church haunted the Texas city of... Read more...
Justice Department threatens legal action against Ferguson
The Justice Department said Wednesday it is exploring "legal actions" against the city of Ferguson, hours after the city council in the St. Louis... Read more...
Report: More than 1M people besieged in Syria
More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that... Read more...
Syria 'exterminating detainees' - UN report
The Syrian government has carried out a state policy of extermination against thousands of detainees, UN human rights investigators say.They accuse... Read more...
At least 200 million girls and women have undergone FGM
There are at least 200 million girls and women around the world who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), with nearly a quarter of them... Read more...
New U.S. bill being drafted to reform human trafficking rankings
A leading U.S. lawmaker on human rights has begun drafting legislation to seek major reforms in how the State Department ranks countries on human... Read more...
Israel's unwanted African migrants
For nearly a year Israel has been offering African migrants cash and the chance to go and live in what is supposed to be a safe haven in a third... Read more...
Alex Baer: Snuffed 'n' Stuffed
After a scan of the majestic shoreline called humanity on some days, it's no wonder some of us swing around and paddle back out to sea, sometimes at... Read more...
Alex Baer: Of Beasts & Burdens
"It's not every day that you see a nation's leader not only fall on his sword, but, then, take the time to pick up a pike, mount it securely to the... Read more...
Alex Baer: Apps, Ops, Oopses
Today, we'll take a rest break from the Sham- (I mean) CAMpaign Trail of Shame, Pain, and Champagne, where psychotic breaks from traditional Reality... Read more...
Alex Baer: Pinging in the Brain
Some stories seem to fade as soon as they appear, while others keep popping back into awareness, wanted or not.In the language of The Hunt for Red... Read more...
Alex Baer: Landmark Decisions
And now, a word about Landmark Decisions:  Boxy.(No, not like the hyper vlogger, nor like those who boil down everything to thinking in-or-outside... Read more...
Walgreens to sell heroin overdose antidote naloxone without prescription
Walgreens has launched a strategy to combat prescription drug abuse by allowing the sale of heroin overdose antidote naloxone available without a... Read more...
Federal report: Florida among states with significant drop in uninsured
Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday... Read more...
Millions could die as world unprepared for pandemics, says UN
A global epidemic far worse than the Ebola outbreak is a real possibility and could kill many millions if the world does not become better prepared... Read more...
NFL Insists Football Is Safe Even As List Of Players With CTE Grows
The Super Bowl is a beloved American tradition, with a heavy cash flow that leads back to the National Football League -- ad spots this year went for... Read more...
Scientists 3D-print bone structure to help tissue regenerate
Scientists in England created a 3D-printed bone scaffold that allows blood flow and cell growth to help the regeneration of natural bone tissue.The... Read more...
Indian Point tritium leak 80% worse than originally reported
New measurements at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in upstate New York show levels of radioactive tritium 80 percent higher than reported last... Read more...
Ohio fracking tax not on legislative leaders' agenda
Republican and Democratic leaders of the state legislature say now is the not the time to change Ohio's tax on oil and gas drillers, saying it could... Read more...
Flint counsel says manslaughter charge harshest possible
Flint’s water crisis, after a switch in the source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires’ disease,... Read more...
Supreme court to halt enforcement of Obama's sweeping climate change plan
The supreme court agreed to block the enforcement of Barack Obama’s clean power plan on Tuesday, raising fears that the centerpiece of his... Read more...
Tap water runs brown in impoverished northeast Louisiana
“I’m scared to take a bath,” said Ethel Strum, who lives in St. Joseph, a community of barely 1,000 people in northeast Louisiana.She turned on... Read more...
Billions of Barrels of Oil Vanish in a Puff of Accounting Smoke
In an instant, Chesapeake Energy Corp. will erase the equivalent of 1.1 billion barrels of oil from its books. Across the American shale patch,... Read more...
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship Is Found Guilty
In October, the federal trial of Don Blankenship, the former CEO of Massey Energy, started at the U.S. District Court in Charleston, West Virginia.*... Read more...
Scotland hosting new type of offshore wind program
The Scottish government said it granted a license to the operators of what Edinburgh said may be the world's largest offshore floating wind energy... 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...
Japan now has more car charging points than gas stations
Nissan Motor Co. has reported that Japan now has more places to charge electric vehicles than gas stations. The country has roughly 34,000 gas... Read more...
World powers agree Syria ceasefire, says John Kerry
World powers meeting on Syria have agreed to seek a nationwide "cessation of hostilities" within a week, US Secretary of State John Kerry has... Read more...
Vatican: Bishops not required to report abuse to police
A newly released Catholic church document tells bishops they don't have to report clerical child abuse accusations to the police.In laying out how... Read more...
52 killed in riot at northern Mexico prison
Fifty-two inmates were killed and 12 injured in a brutal fight between two rival factions at a prison in northern Mexico on Thursday, the state... Read more...
Twin suicide bombings kill scores at Nigeria refugee camp
Mass burials were held in Nigeria on Wednesday after two female suicide bombers detonated explosives in a northeastern refugee camp the day before,... Read more...
Netanyahu plans fence around Israel to protect it from 'wild beasts'
Binyamin Netanyahu has announced his intention to “surround all of Israel with a fence” to protect the country from infiltration by both... Read more...
Palestinian journalist to continue hunger strike despite risk of death
A Palestinian journalist on a hunger strike for 65 days has vowed to continue protesting his imprisonment without charge until Israel agrees to... Read more...
Al Jazeera journalist goes missing in Taiz, Yemen
An Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent is missing and is believed to have been kidnapped while reporting in the besieged Yemeni city of Taiz.Hamdi... Read more...
Hunger-striking Palestinian reporter's appeal rejected
An Israeli military court has rejected an appeal to end the detention of a Palestinian journalist who is in critical condition because of an ongoing... Read more...
Washington Post reporter and three other prisoners freed by Iran
Iran has released four prisoners with dual Iranian-U.S. nationality, the Tehran public prosecutor was quoted as saying on Saturday, without giving... Read more...
Al Jazeera America shutting down
Al Jazeera, which made a massive investment in covering the United States less than three years ago, is slamming the brakes on its American... Read more...
Pentagon won't demote Petraeus for sharing classified information
Retired General David Petraeus will not be docked one star for his conviction on charges of leaking classified information to his biographer and... Read more...
Pentagon’s Progressive Revolution Adds More Maternity Leave
The Pentagon announced Thursday a series of changes to its maternity policy, saying female troops could receive as much as 12 weeks of paid leave,... Read more...
New U.S Navy Ship Struggles in Test to Fend Off Attacking Boats
The U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship struggled in drills at sea to fend off a swarm of small attacking vessels like the Iranian boats it could... Read more...
Pentagon in open brawl over spending priorities
A brawl has broken out at the top rungs of the Pentagon over how to prepare the military for long-term threats, in a rare public fight that pits... Read more...
How David Petraeus avoided felony charges and possible prison time
Inside a secure conference room on the 6th floor of the Justice Department in early 2014, top federal law enforcement officials gathered to hear what... Read more...
Einstein a-go-go! Scientists rejoice as gravitational waves detected
In a landmark discorvery, ripples in space and time first hypothesized by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago have been detected, with scientists... Read more...
Hundreds of galaxies found hiding behind the Milky Way
Astronomers in Australia have confirmed the discovery of hundreds of galaxies hidden by the Milky Way and a gravitational anomaly known as the Great... Read more...
Engineer who warned of 1986 Challenger disaster still racked with guilt, three decades on
The entire nation was stunned into silence watching the Space Shuttle Challenger abruptly blow apart 73 seconds after launch, but one man wasn't. In... Read more...
The end is nearer: 'Doomsday Clock' to change to show destruction is at hand
Scientists will announce how close humanity is to extinction Tuesday by updating the minute hand on the "Doomsday Clock."According to the... Read more...
Stephen Hawking: Human race is in danger, and it's our fault
Science superstar Stephen Hawking says humanity is inching closer to demise, and we are to blame.The physicist made the comments during the annual... Read more...
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161 In Iraq, youngest US troops bore the heaviest toll Reggie
162 US troops may stay in Afghanistan until 2024 Reggie
163 $360M lost to insurgents, criminals in Afghanistan Reggie
164 True cost of Afghan, Iraq wars is anyone's guess Reggie
165 Shaming of our spooks: MI6 produced bogus Iraq war evidence under pressure from Downing Street Jesse Richard
166 C.I.A. Is Disputed on Civilian Toll in Drone Strike Reggie
167 168 children killed in drone strikes in Pakistan since start of campaign Reggie
168 The Secret War in 120 Countries Reggie
169 Afghans Who Risked Lives for U.S. Are Left in Dark on Visas Reggie
170 Media censorship of war casualties in the US Reggie
171 British Apache helicopter injures children in Afghanistan Reggie
172 U.S. taxpayer money said to reach Taliban under a $2 billion contract Reggie
173 Thousands of Iraqis wh worked for U.S. face long wait for visas Reggie
174 Panetta echoes Bush: links al-Qaeda presence with Iraq invasion Reggie
175 4 abducted mine sweepers found dead; 3 NATO troops killed in Afghanistan Reggie
176 The Lies That Sold Obama's Escalation in Afghanistan Reggie
177 US expands its drone war to Somalia Reggie
178 Report: Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Cost US Nearly $4 Trillion Reggie
179 Cost of air conditioning for U.S. troops in MidEast more than NASA budget Jesse Richard
180 Ex-MI6 chief altered Iraqi intelligence Jesse Richard

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