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  • News of the Weird: Testicular Cancer's New Mascot

    News of the Weird: Testicular Cancer's New Mascot
    Loco Parentis First-time mother Amy Webb proudly notates dozens of data points about her child each day and obsessively tracks their detailed progression by computer on spreadsheets, according to the provocative first-person account she wrote for Slate....
  • Al-Jazeera Taking Legal Action Against Egypt

    Al-Jazeera is taking legal action against Egyptian authorities, claiming that its journalists have been arrested without charges and harassed in past months, its London-based lawyers announced Thursday. The Qatar-based network said in a statement on...
  • Columnist Vladimir Putin vs. a grandmaster

     
    Russian president Vladimir Putin has an op-ed about Syria in today's New York Times A Plea for Caution From Russia This prompted former world chess champion and chairman of the Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov to tweet: I hope Putin......
  • Colombia to pay Ecuador $15 million to settle coca herbicide suit

    Colombia to pay Ecuador $15 million to settle coca herbicide suit
    QUITO, Ecuador — Colombia has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Ecuador for human and economic damage caused by spraying an anti-coca herbicide that blew across the countries’ common border. The settlement of the 2008...
  • March, rally brings attention to immigration reform

    March, rally brings attention to immigration reform
    Thousands of marchers took to the streets of Chicago Saturday in a continued call for immigration reform and an end to deportations. A conglomeration of labor groups, community organizations and faith leaders organized the march, which stepped off about...
  • European lawmakers challenge France to end 'traveling circus'

    European lawmakers challenge France to end 'traveling circus'
    In a bid to save money, time and the environment, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to abandon its redundant meeting site in the French city of Strasbourg and gather instead at bloc headquarters in Brussels. But as convincing as the...
  • U.N.: Syrian chemical attack 'unequivocally and objectively' confirmed

    U.N.: Syrian chemical attack 'unequivocally and objectively' confirmed
    U.N. inspectors found "clear and convincing evidence" that sarin gas was used to attack rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital on Aug. 21 in violation of international law, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reported Monday. "This act is a war crime,"...
  • Trio of burglars used U-Haul truck to swipe $10,000 worth of items from home

    Trio of burglars used U-Haul truck to swipe $10,000 worth of items from home
    If at first you don't get caught, steal, steal again... A dad and his daughter who were out for a walk on Friday evening happened to spot two men and a woman removing items and loading them into a U-Haul truck from the Winter Park home of a family member,...
  • First witness testifies in Hague trial of Kenya's deputy president

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — An anonymous Kenyan woman made history Tuesday as the first witness to testify against a sitting government leader at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. The woman, known simply as Witness 536, testified for...
  • Building a house for his family, but father can't live in it

    Building a house for his family, but father can't live in it
    PURISIMA DE TEMASCATIO DE ARRIBA, Mexico — The six brothers and sisters ambled down the hill in this ranching village, singing, laughing and kicking rocks, serenaded by cock-a-doodle-doos and baaa-baaas. There were Omar and Teresa and Noe and...
  • Nicaragua wants more ocean territory, and neighbors are angry

    Nicaragua wants more ocean territory, and neighbors are angry
    MEXICO CITY — Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is making an expanded push for more territory in the Caribbean Sea, appealing to international jurisprudence and rankling many of his neighbors. Colombia was especially vocal, calling Nicaragua's...
  • What to look for when President Obama goes to the U.N.

    What to look for when President Obama goes to the U.N.
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama travels Monday to New York for a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, where he is scheduled to sit down with world leaders and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He will also address the General Assembly, focusing...