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Helmet cam shows shot to head

1 hour 22 min ago
U.S. military footage posted to YouTube shows a Marine survive a head shot by a sniper in Afghanistan in 2013.
Categories: International News

Top N. Korean's weird longevity plan

1 hour 22 min ago
North Korea's revered founder, Kim Il Sung, ordered his doctors to find a way to make him live to 100, taking treatments to stay young that ranged from the bizarre to the sinister.
Categories: International News

Uruguay welcomes Syrian refugees

1 hour 38 min ago
The tiny faces pressed against the airport window stare in wonder at the aircraft waiting for them at the end of the sky bridge: this is the plane that will take them to a new life.
Categories: International News

Optics shed new light on the brain

1 hour 58 min ago
Karl Deisseroth of Stanford University on his groundbreaking research in brain mapping.
Categories: International News

King Tut's 'virtual autopsy' reveals surprises

3 hours 47 min ago
King Tutankhamun's golden, mummified remains tell only a partial story of an ancient Egyptian boy king who died under mysterious circumstances.
Categories: International News

Ebola fears crippling safari industry

4 hours 42 min ago
With travel to Africa poised to hit all-time highs in 2014, a drop-off in travel bookings was the last thing the continent's lucrative safari industry thought it would be facing going into 2015.
Categories: International News

How Victorians dressed for death

4 hours 44 min ago
150 years ago, you really had to wear your grief on your sleeve.
Categories: International News

Pistorius trial: 5 memorable moments

5 hours 20 min ago
The Oscar Pistorius trial captivated the world with its memorable moments and cast of characters. There were tears and retching. Graphic images and graphic re-enactments.
Categories: International News

Mysterious space mission ends

5 hours 30 min ago
Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
Categories: International News

From Jewish football to jihad: German ISIS suspect faces jail

5 hours 31 min ago
At first Alon Meyer thought it was a bad joke.
Categories: International News

What a shot! 35 sports photos

5 hours 48 min ago
Categories: International News

The parasite keeping millions poor

5 hours 53 min ago
One of the most debilitating medical conditions in sub-Saharan Africa isn't fatal. In fact, it's easily curable. The culprit is small, but its impact is big. The chigoe flea, more commonly known as a jigger, typically burrows itself into the feet and hands. It prevents millions of children from attending school, stops farmers from working their land, and makes walking all but unbearable.
Categories: International News

Only 6 northern white rhinos left

5 hours 54 min ago
Unique? Suni was only one of seven northern whites left in the world. Now he's dead.
Categories: International News

Hong Kong protests: Can talks end stalemate?

5 hours 56 min ago
Conflicting visions of how to bring about change marked the first meeting of pro-democracy protesters and Hong Kong government representatives Tuesday.
Categories: International News

What Turkey's policy shift on Kurdish fighters means

6 hours 6 min ago
Turkey made a significant policy shift Monday when it announced it would allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq to travel through the Turkish territory to reinforce the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani in northern Syria.
Categories: International News

Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:16pm
Edward Gough Whitlam, the former Australian Prime Minister who strengthened ties abroad, has died, the Australian government said Monday.
Categories: International News

Turkey to give Kurds passage to Syria

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:04pm
Turkey is allowing Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from Iraq to use Turkish territory to cross into Syria to reinforce fighters defending Kobani.
Categories: International News

What we learn from ISIS magazine

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:26pm
ISIS is looking to take over a good chunk of the Middle East -- if not the entire Muslim world, write Peter Bergen and Emily Schneider.
Categories: International News

World's worst airport in 2014 is ...

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:25pm
After topping the notorious list three years in a row, Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport is no longer the world's worst airport.
Categories: International News

Condemned Christian woman to take case to top Pakistani court

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:23pm
A Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan plans to take her case to the country's highest court after a high court last week rejected her appeal, her lawyer says.
Categories: International News
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