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Curiosity rover: 2 years on the rol...

Curiosity rover: 2 years on the roll

Facebook makes games reveal charges

Facebook makes games reveal charges

Facebook games will have to reveal any in-app charges and will no longer be allowed to give players bonuses for "liking" their pages under new rules rolled out for developers this week.
She finds snake in case of water

She finds snake in case of water

Shopper finds a snake coiled inside a plastic wrapped case of water bottles.
Boy missing since 1940 ID'd

Boy missing since 1940 ID'd

On their deathbeds ? her father's in the 1960s and her mother's in the 1980s ? Ovell Krell's parents made her promise she'd never stop looking for her brother.
Postal worker dumps mail into trash

Postal worker dumps mail into trash

CNN affiliate WCPO reports on security footage that supposedly catches a post office worker putting mail in a dumpster.
THIS creature walks like a human

THIS creature walks like a human

What appears to be a bear was caught on camera walking on its hind legs in a neighborhood in New Jersey.

FoxNews

US conducts second airdrop of food,...

US conducts second airdrop of food, water to Iraqi refugees fleeing militants

US DEFENSE OFFICIALS say American planes have conducted a second airdrop of food and water for thousands of refugees trapped in Iraq's Sinjar mountains, after the US military launched a second round of airstrikes against Islamic militants.
  • VIDEO OPINION: World is silent on genocide, rape in Syria and Iraq
  • Official: Islamic militants hold hundreds of women captive in Iraq
  • Yazidis' beliefs misunderstood
  • Krauthammer: Why we don't resupply our allies...is beyond me
  • READ: Obama's letter to Boehner on use of War Powers Resolution
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    TESTIMONY TRAINING? Report: Firm hired to prep State Dept. for Hill grillings

    'INADVERTENT' MISTAKE VA apologiz...

    'INADVERTENT' MISTAKE VA apologizes for error in patient-death report

    'THIS IS OUR CHURCH' Fight pits a...

    'THIS IS OUR CHURCH' Fight pits archdiocese against loyal parishioners

    GAZA CRISIS Hamas backers spend $$ ...
    Nixon had no road map but met his ...

    Nixon had no road map but met his moment - Watergate trivia quiz: Test your Nixon knowledge - OPINION: Nixon's resignation and Watergate's legacy

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    Putin pours billions into Russia's ...

    Putin pours billions into Russia's World Cup

    Slowdown at Texas border?

    Slowdown at Texas border?

    Video: Disabled Gazans killed

    Video: Disabled Gazans killed

    Alzheimer's sign is in your eyes

    Alzheimer's sign is in your eyes

    Israel to northern Gazans: Flee

    Israel to northern Gazans: Flee

    Video: Modern Amelia Earhart

    Video: Modern Amelia Earhart

    USA TODAY

    Thousands stranded after California...

    Thousands stranded after California storms; 1 dead

    At least one person dead in heavy rains that swept away roads in a torrent of mud and rocks.
          
     
     
    Third day is the charm: Toledo can ...

    Third day is the charm: Toledo can drink its water

    Some 500,000 people had been scrambling for drinking water.
          
     
     
    Raw: Poppies at Tower of London hon...

    Raw: Poppies at Tower of London honor WWI dead

    The Tower of London's moat was turned red by a sea of ceramic poppies on Monday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One. (August 4)
          
     
     
    888,246 poppies commemorate WWI in ...

    888,246 poppies commemorate WWI in London

    5 things to watch in Monday's McDon...

    5 things to watch in Monday's McDonnell trial

    Glib businessman Jonnie Williams is back on the stand.
          
     
     
    Man creates DIY prosthetic device a...

    Man creates DIY prosthetic device after amputation

    With help from a friend and 3-D printer, Howard Kamarata regains movement, confidence.
          
     
     

    Washington Post

    Judge tosses Silicon Valley wage ?c...

    Judge tosses Silicon Valley wage ?conspiracy? settlement as too low

    On Friday, a federal judge in San Jose rejected a proposed $324.5 million settlement that would have resolved a class-action antitrust lawsuit against Google, Apple and other high-tech companies. They are alleged to have conspired to lock technically skilled workers in their jobs by agreeing not to compete over them.

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    How the U.S. plan for humanitarian ...

    How the U.S. plan for humanitarian aid and airstrikes in Iraq unfolded

    As President Obama left a summit with African leaders at the State Department late Wednesday afternoon, an extra passenger jumped in his limousine for the ride back to the White House. Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, had urgent new information about Iraq.

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    Desperate Iraqi Yazidis flee into S...

    Desperate Iraqi Yazidis flee into Syria after Kurdish forces secure escape route

    BAGHDAD ? Thousands of desperate Iraqi Yazidis who have been trapped by Islamist extremists on a parched mountaintop for almost a week trekked Friday into Syrian territory, seeking refuge in another war-ravaged country.

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    Prosecutors zero in on secrecy arou...

    Prosecutors zero in on secrecy around McDonnells? dealings

    RICHMOND ? A sobbing Jonnie R. Williams Sr. phoned the chairman of his company?s board shortly after the FBI and state police first knocked on his door in January 2013, asking him about his relationship with then-Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) and his wife, Maureen.

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    Prosecutors zero in on secrecy arou...

    Prosecutors zero in on secrecy around McDonnells? dealings

    RICHMOND ? A sobbing Jonnie R. Williams Sr. phoned the chairman of his company?s board shortly after the FBI and state police first knocked on his door in January 2013, asking him about his relationship with then-Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) and his wife, Maureen.

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    Ukraine ready to impose sanctions o...

    Ukraine ready to impose sanctions on Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine ? The Ukrainian government is prepared to impose sanctions against Russia that could include bans on some flights over the country and gas supplies to Western Europe, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Friday.

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    Reuters

    China's consumer inflation at 2.3 p...

    China's consumer inflation at 2.3 percent in July as forecast

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's consumer inflation came in as forecast at 2.3 percent rise, data showed, reinforcing bets that benign price pressures will give authorities room to relax monetary policy if needed.






    GM ignition switch fund gets 63 dea...

    GM ignition switch fund gets 63 death case claims

    (Reuters) - The lawyer overseeing a General Motors Co fund set up to compensate victims of accidents caused by faulty ignition switches in its cars said he received claims for cases involving 63 deaths.
    Argentina threatened with contempt ...

    Argentina threatened with contempt order by U.S. judge

    NEW YORK/BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's economy ministry once again defiantly asserted the country has made a required debt payment on restructured sovereign bonds on Friday night, just hours after a U.S. judge threatened a contempt-of-court order if Argentina did not stop issuing such statements.






    Snapchat's financing talks with Ali...

    Snapchat's financing talks with Alibaba end: Bloomberg

    (Reuters) - Snapchat Inc's financing talks with China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd are over, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.






    Dividend payers attractive again as...

    Dividend payers attractive again as bond yields fall

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors once again are snapping up high-dividend-paying U.S. stocks as Treasury yields fall, which should keep utilities and telecom stocks near the top of the buying list for the near future.
    GM ignition switch fund gets 63 dea...

    GM ignition switch fund gets 63 death case claims: AP

    (Reuters) - The lawyer overseeing a General Motors Co fund set up to compensate victims of accidents caused by faulty ignition switches in its cars has received claims for 63 deaths cases, the Associated Press reported, citing a spokeswoman for the fund.

    ABC

    Pistorius Dropped 'Baton of Truth,'...

    Pistorius Dropped 'Baton of Truth,' Prosecutor Argues

    A South African prosecutor urged a court today to convict paralympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius of murder, claiming the Blade Runner had "dropped the baton" of truth when he testified about the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
    A Year of Changes for Couple That F...

    A Year of Changes for Couple That Fought to Ban Procedure

    After nearly a year of campaigning to a ban a procedure favored by the medical community and dealing with his wife's life-threatening cancer diagnosis, Hooman Noorchashm said he finally feels his family is on solid ground again.
    9 Worst Calorie Bombs at Chain Rest...

    9 Worst Calorie Bombs at Chain Restaurants

    Trying to lose weight? Keep away from these dishes when you go out to eat.
    Liberian Health Workers Face Angry ...

    Liberian Health Workers Face Angry Residents Over Ebola Deaths

    Residents accuse workers of spreading disease and disrupting the dead.
    Hurricane Iselle Gains Strength as ...

    Hurricane Iselle Gains Strength as It Nears Hawaii

    Weather officials say Hurricane Iselle isn't weakening as it approaches Hawaii's Big Island
    275 Households Told to Flee Oregon ...

    275 Households Told to Flee Oregon Wildfire

    Residents of 275 homes in Columbia Gorge told to evacuate as winds whip wildfire

    BBC

    Christian exodus as Iraqi town fall...

    Christian exodus as Iraqi town falls

    Thousands of Iraqi Christians are reported to be fleeing after Islamist militants seized the minority's biggest town in the country.
    Russia bans food imports from West

    Russia bans food imports from West

    Russia's PM Medvedev announces a total embargo on food imports from Western countries in response to sanctions over Ukraine.
    Pistorius told 'snowball of lies'

    Pistorius told 'snowball of lies'

    South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is accused of being a "deceitful witness" as his murder trial resumes for closing arguments.
    West Africa erects Ebola blockades

    West Africa erects Ebola blockades

    Liberian soldiers set up an Ebola blockade for the capital as troops in Sierra Leone seal off two districts to stop the virus spreading.
    Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty

    Top Khmer Rouge leaders guilty

    Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal convicts two top Khmer Rouge leaders of crimes against humanity and jails them for life.
    China lawyer Gao Zhisheng released

    China lawyer Gao Zhisheng released

    One of China's most prominent dissidents, human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, is freed from jail.

    New York Times

    Obama on America and the World

    Obama on America and the World

    In an interview, President Obama made clear he is going to involve America more deeply in places like Iraq only to the extent that communities there agree to an inclusive politics.






    2 Hawaii Democrats Face Tough Prima...

    2 Hawaii Democrats Face Tough Primary Challenges

    With Hawaiians set to vote Saturday, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has trailed in almost every recent poll, and Senator Brian Schatz is locked in a tight contest.






    What the O?Bannon Ruling Means for ...

    What the O?Bannon Ruling Means for Colleges and Players

    The landmark decision may cost the N.C.A.A. hundreds of millions of dollars, but it may not create a windfall for any individual athlete.
    Rudderless Craft to Get Glimpse of ...

    Rudderless Craft to Get Glimpse of Home Before Sinking Into Space?s Depths

    The International Sun-Earth Explorer-3 will pass about 9,700 miles from the surface of the moon at 2:16 p.m. Eastern time Sunday.






    Fear of ?Another Benghazi? Drove Wh...

    Fear of ?Another Benghazi? Drove White House to Airstrikes in Iraq

    Interviews with multiple officials in the Obama administration paint a portrait of a president forced by the unexpectedly rapid deterioration of security in Iraq to abandon his longstanding reluctance to use military force.






    While Offering Support, Obama Warns...

    While Offering Support, Obama Warns That U.S. Won?t Be ?Iraqi Air Force?

    The president, addressing critics in both parties, asserted that the United States has a ?strategic interest in pushing back? ISIS.






    WallStreet Journal

    Big Data Spawns Its Superheroes

    Big Data Spawns Its Superheroes

    New career track pays up to $300,000 for those who can analyze mounds of data and write algorithms that can put the insights to work in industries as varied as retailing, finance and match-making.
    Stocks End Week With Wild Ride

    Stocks End Week With Wild Ride

    U.S. stocks rallied Friday, pulling the Dow industrials into positive territory for the week, as reports of easing tensions in Ukraine put traders at ease.
    Settlement in Tech-Wage Case Reject...

    Settlement in Tech-Wage Case Rejected

    A federal judge rejected as too small a proposed $324.5 million settlement in the case alleging that big Silicon Valley companies colluded not to hire each other's employees.
    J.P. Morgan Faces New Inquiry on Fu...

    J.P. Morgan Faces New Inquiry on Funds

    The SEC is investigating whether J.P. Morgan Chase inappropriately steered private-banking clients to its own investment products, echoing a similar move by bank regulators.
    Amazon Aims at Publisher's CEO

    Amazon Aims at Publisher's CEO

    Amazon.com has called on authors to directly pressure the chief executive of publisher Hachette Book Group to agree to the online retailer's terms, stepping up a war of words in a nearly four-month contract battle.
    Vanguard Case Tests Rights of Lawye...

    Vanguard Case Tests Rights of Lawyers Who Blow Whistle

    A former lawyer at mutual-fund giant Vanguard Group has asked the SEC to intervene in a legal battle with the firm that could test the rights of whistleblowing attorneys.

    VOANews

    Zimbabwe Surveys Show President Mug...

    Zimbabwe Surveys Show President Mugabe's Party Gaining Ground

    HARARE, Zimbabwe ? In Zimbabwe, two new surveys show the popularity of President Robert Mugabe?s party is surging while that of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and his Movement for Democratic Change [MDC] is going down. Analysts say supporters of Tsvangirai have not been happy with his efforts in a fragile power-sharing government he formed three years ago with Mugabe?s ZANU-PF party. Two surveys released by Freedom House and Afrobarometer on Friday said Mugabe?s ZANU-PF would win polls ...
    Ivory Coast Violence Stokes Politic...

    Ivory Coast Violence Stokes Political Tensions

    DAKAR ? Political tensions that brought Ivory Coast to all-out civil war in 2011 are flaring up.  Ivory Coast's military prosecutor Ange B. Kessi Kouame has charged 73 people ? 19 of them soldiers ? in connection with deadly raids against seven military and police installations in the past month. The attacks, carried out by unidentified gunmen, took place around the commercial capital, Abidjan, and in the country's already volatile western regions.  The government blames the ...
    Rice Payment Scheme Threatens Thail...

    Rice Payment Scheme Threatens Thailand's Status as World's Top Exporter

    Thailand is risking its status as the world's biggest rice exporter because of a controversial government purchasing policy to boost farmers' incomes.  Rice industry insiders say the costly program is inefficient and money would be better spent on long-term investment. Thailand's rice stocks are full but the rice keeps coming.  The government's rice-buying policy guarantees farmers better than market prices for all the rice they can sell, but it is costing the ...
    Turkey Lobbies Museums Around World...

    Turkey Lobbies Museums Around World to Return Artifacts

    ISTANBUL ? Turkey is following an increasingly aggressive policy of getting top museums around the world to return its heritage. Minister of Culture and Tourism Ertugrul Gunay says that in the last decade, more than 4,000 artifacts had been brought back to Turkey from world museums and collections. Turkey's minister of culture recently opened a new archeological museum in the western city of Izmir. Ertugrul Gunay is the architect of a museum revolution in the country aiming to harness ...
    Aid Agencies Scrambling to Relocate...

    Aid Agencies Scrambling to Relocate Refugees from Syrian Schools

    Aid agencies in Syria and neighboring countries are scrambling to relocate refugees sheltered in education facilities before school resumes in mid-September.  The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says many children will not be able to return to schools occupied by people made homeless by the Syrian conflict.  Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from UNHCR headquarters in Geneva. The UNHCR reports the outflow of refugees from Syria continues unabated.  It says the total number of ...
    Kenya Tensions Ease Following Riots...

    Kenya Tensions Ease Following Riots Over Cleric Assassination

    NAIROBI ? Security has been restored in the Kenyan city of Mombasa after heavy rioting early this week. On Monday, the assassination of Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo Mohamed triggered the protests, but analysts believe the perceived marginalization of coastal communities underlie the unrest. The streets of Mombasa, patrolled by security forces, were calm on Friday after widespread rioting earlier in the week.   On Monday, the assassination of Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo Mohamed triggered two ...

    Wired News

    No, Wii U?s Problem Was Never Its D...

    No, Wii U?s Problem Was Never Its Dumb Name

    Nintendo gave its Wii console a very strange name in 2006, and then one-upped itself by calling its current gaming platform the Wii U. When Wii U promptly failed to make a splash in the marketplace, many industry watchers immediately found their culprit: What killed Wii U must have been the name.






    Boeing?s Figuring Out How to Make J...

    Boeing?s Figuring Out How to Make Jet Fuel From Tobacco

    The plane maker and the airline settled on using tobacco instead of more established biofuel sources.






    A Q&A Site That?s Like Quora, But W...

    A Q&A Site That?s Like Quora, But With Polling and Cool Infographics

    Do we really need another crowd-powered Q&A site? You can answer that question below.






    Meet the Puzzle Mastermind Who Desi...

    Meet the Puzzle Mastermind Who Designs Def Con?s Hackable Badges

    LAS VEGAS — Def Con is one of the world’s biggest hacker conventions, an annual gathering of security experts, cryptographers and at least a few people who could surreptitiously drain your bank account if they wanted. They come to Las Vegas to learn about the latest computer vulnerabilities and exploits, show off their skills, and […]






    This Week in Trailers: A Japanese G...

    This Week in Trailers: A Japanese Gang Musical and a Stephen Hawking Love Story

    What do you get when you cross two love stories about scientists with a whole lot of crazy and a little bit of musical theater? Why, you get this week’s round-up of movie trailers, of course! SpongeBob is a superhero walking on dry land. Japanese street gangs are fighting to the death while breaking into […]






    This Glitch Art Is Made of Pixels P...

    This Glitch Art Is Made of Pixels Powered by Their Own AI

    At first blush, the images created with a new software called PixelDrifter look like yet more glitch art. In fact, the choppy, blurred effects seen here are the result of a new method called ?pixel sorting.?






    Sports ESPN

    Wall, Beal released as Team USA tri...

    Wall, Beal released as Team USA trims to 16

    Team USA will on Tuesday formally announce the release of Washington Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal and Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap from its FIBA World Cup roster, sources with knowledge of the moves say.
    Free agent Oden arrested on battery...

    Free agent Oden arrested on battery charges

    Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden has been arrested in Indianapolis on misdemeanor battery charges.
    KSU's Snyder as vote looms: 'We've ...

    KSU's Snyder as vote looms: 'We've sold out'

    Bill Snyder ripped the big-time nature of college athletics as Kansas State opened fall camp Wednesday, lamenting the way universities have "sold out" in search of the almighty dollar.
    Big 12 chief, WVU's Luck: Compensat...

    Big 12 chief, WVU's Luck: Compensation OK

    Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby and West Virginia athletics director Oliver Luck said Wednesday they are generally supportive of allowing student-athletes to be paid for the use of their name, image and likeness.
    Pistorius prosecution: Defense can'...

    Pistorius prosecution: Defense can't reconcile

    The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial said Thursday the double-amputee athlete's lawyers have floated more than one theory in a dishonest attempt to defend against a murder charge for his killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
    Miller, Jones jazzed to join LeBron...

    Miller, Jones jazzed to join LeBron with Cavs

    Veterans Mike Miller and James Jones say they are excited to be joining LeBron James in Cleveland.

    Yahoo Movies

    Assange slams WikiLeaks film in let...

    Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch

    Benedict Cumberbatch attends a news conference for "The Fifth Estate" at the Toronto International Film FestivalLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...


    'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds ...

    'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds a risk worth taking in debut

    Somali actor Barkhad Abdi poses for a portrait during a media publicity event for the film "Captain Phillips" in Los Angeles in this file photoBy Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...


    France bows to stage director Patri...

    France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68

    French director Patrice Chereau attends a photocall in Venice.By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...


    Scarlett Johansson again named 'sex...

    Scarlett Johansson again named 'sexiest woman alive' by Esquire

    Johansson poses at the premiere of the movie "Iron Man 2" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...


    Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema fin...

    Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema finds dark new twist

    By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - British director Paul Wright's new film "For Those in Peril" pans across a dour Scottish coastal town where madness, tragedy and a feared sea monster lurk close beneath the surface. It's a dark tale, typical of a new generation of filmmakers like this year's Oscar hopeful Steve McQueen, who are taking Britain's tradition of gritty "kitchen sink" cinema in a stark and sometimes strange direction. ...
    Lebanon bans two films in setback f...

    Lebanon bans two films in setback for tolerant image

    By Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has banned the screening of a film about homosexuality and another on short-term "pleasure marriages" practiced in some Muslim communities, in a blow to its reputation as a bastion of tolerance in a deeply conservative region. The films, which had been due to be shown at the Beirut International Film Festival that opened last week, were blocked by a government censorship committee, festival organizers said. ...

    Editorial New York Times

    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Israel?s...

    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Israel?s Fair-Weather Fans

    Liberal Zionists who criticize Israel think they?re indispensable, but Israel can and will survive without them.






    Op-Talk: Morning Views

    Op-Talk: Morning Views

    Opinions on peace talks in Egypt, a desperate situation in Iraq, a second Suez Canal, Boris Johnson for Parliament and safety measures in Texas.






    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Nigeria?...

    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Nigeria?s Power Problem

    Time passed, the next monthly bill appeared, and hard on its heels came men with ladders to disconnect us.






    Editorial: Making the Gaza Cease-Fi...

    Editorial: Making the Gaza Cease-Fire Last

    The indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians in Cairo must lay the groundwork for something bigger and more durable than one temporary cease-fire.






    Taking Note: Proof That Voter Imper...

    Taking Note: Proof That Voter Impersonation Almost Never Happens

    There have been more than 1 billion votes cast in elections over the last 14 years. And just 31 cases of impersonation fraud.






    Editorial: The Guns of August

    Editorial: The Guns of August

    A century later, the lessons from the carnage of World War I should be to reflect on the forces that led Europe sleepwalking to self-destruction.

    Editorial MSNBC

    Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

    Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

    NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.


    Clicked: One day at a time

    Clicked: One day at a time

    This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.


    Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

    Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

    Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.


    Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

    Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

    ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

    ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

    From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.


    First Read: The day in politics

    First Read: The day in politics

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    California insurer pays out in buck...

    California insurer pays out in buckets, literally

    (Reuters) - A California insurer has paid a $21,000 court settlement in more than a dozen buckets of coins to an elderly man who alleged an employee assaulted him when he tried to buy insurance, the Los Angeles Times reported.
    Pennsylvania museum says finds 6,50...

    Pennsylvania museum says finds 6,500-year-old skeleton in its cellar

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A Philadelphia archaeology museum said on Tuesday its researchers have discovered an extremely rare 6,500-year-old human skeleton in its own basement, where it had been in storage for 85 years.






    Swiss parliament employee uncovered...

    Swiss parliament employee uncovered tweeting nude workplace selfies

    ZURICH (Reuters) - A secretary who posted nude pictures of herself in the Swiss parliament to more than 11,000 followers on Twitter told a newspaper on Wednesday she did not believe she had broken any rules.
    Boeing, South African Airways to ma...

    Boeing, South African Airways to make jet fuel from tobacco

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - U.S. planemaker Boeing has teamed up with South African Airways to develop jet fuel from a tobacco plant as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions and promote green energy in Africa's most advanced economy.






    Pennsylvania museum says finds 6,50...

    Pennsylvania museum says finds 6,500-year-old skeleton in its cellar

    PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A Philadelphia archaeology museum said on Tuesday its researchers have discovered an extremely rare 6,500-year-old human skeleton in its own basement, where it had been in storage for 85 years.
    New York driver with snake around h...

    New York driver with snake around her neck crashes into firehouse

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York woman who crashed her Toyota Prius into a firehouse with a stolen python wrapped around her neck pleaded not guilty to charges including reckless endangerment and larceny on Tuesday, law enforcement officials said.






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