Alejandra Garcia

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Zika outbreak prompts recommendation to halt pregnancies in Latin America

The rapid spread of the Zika virus has prompted Latin American governments to urge women not to get pregnant for up to two years, an extraordinary precaution aimed at avoiding birth defects believed to be linked to the mosquito-borne illness.<p>What until recently was a seemingly routine public health …

Obama: US will defeat terror threat's new phase

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare Oval Office address, President Barack Obama vowed Sunday night the U.S. will overcome a new phase of the terror threat …

Gun Control

'Strong Probability' Bomb Took Down Flight, Senator Says

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Trump hits Carson over stabbing story, talks about hosting 'SNL'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump said Sunday that he remains alarmed by Ben Carson's claims of having a violent temper as a youth, but the real estate mogul said he doesn't know if his Republican presidential rival has been dishonest.<p>In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" …

Jake Tapper

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Chile

Strong earthquake along coast of central Chile. Same approximate region as much more powerful quake, two months ago. No tsunami warning. No immediate …

Natural Disasters

Rand Paul: Clinton, Rubio both 'neoconservatives'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Rand Paul says Hillary Clinton is a "neoconservative" -- just like Marco Rubio.<p>The Kentucky senator and GOP presidential candidate lumped Clinton, the Democratic 2016 front-runner, and Rubio, a surging Republican candidate, together on foreign policy -- criticizing them for being …

Government

A high school heroine has South Koreans fighting over history textbooks

One of the most fondly remembered historical figures in South Korea was not a ruler or military commander but a diminutive high school girl who took on an empire.<p>In 1919, at the age of 18, Yu Gwan-sun organized a peaceful demonstration against Japanese colonial rule. Thousands gathered to publicly …

North Korea

30 Things 'Back to the Future II' Got Right or Wrong About October 21, 2015

From urban planning to hoverboards to Elisabeth Shue.<p><i>Back to the Future II</i> has a place in America’s heart despite being inferior to the first film in pretty much every way aside from Elisabeth Shue. That much is clear from all the coverage evaluating what the 1989 movie got right and wrong about …

Everything coming and going on Netflix for November 2015

Before Halloween, Netflix is losing a whole bunch of "Saw" movies and "Scream." "Jessica Jones" to the rescue? Find out what will replace those flicks right here.<p>November looks to be an interesting month at Netflix. So many titles are headed for the wood chipper including "Fargo." The first five …

Entertainment

Trump v. Ramos in perspective: What really matters in The Donald’s latest media feud

<b>(BEN BREWER / Reuters)</b><p>Was Jorge Ramos rude to Trump? Sure, because Trump won’t answer questions about his reprehensible immigration plan<p>Simon Maloy<p>August 26, 2015 6:34pm (UTC)<p>The defining feature of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is that it isn’t so much a “campaign” as it is a rolling series …

Donald Trump

St Paul's prep school trial: accused rapist admitted to sex, say former students

Boys at an elite New Hampshire prep school crowded into a senior’s room asking if rumors were true Owen Labrie had sex with a freshman girl during an unofficial school tradition known as “Senior Salute”, his friend testified in court Monday.<p>Labrie, 19, who is accused of raping the underage girl, …

Crime

White House hits back at Charles Koch

The White House fired back Wednesday at Charles Koch after a POLITICO article quoted him as saying he was “flabbergasted” by a recent attack on him and his brother by President Barack Obama during an energy speech in Las Vegas earlier this week.<p>In his Monday speech, Obama said that “you start …

Fossil Fuels