Alice Lea

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Missing-Jet Satellite Data Now Public

A passenger jet missing since March ran out of fuel and crashed somewhere deep in the Indian Ocean, according to satellite data made public …

David Schwimmer Helps New York Police Solve a Crime

Let’s hear it for Ross Geller! Actor David Schwimmer, who played Ross in <i>Friends</i>, provided New York police with key evidence in an assault that took …

Chemical Weapons Inspectors Attacked in Syria

A convoy of chemical weapons inspectors and United Nations staff came under attack in Syria on Tuesday morning.<p>All staff emerged safe and were …

Pope Francis Pivots To Take on Scourge of Church Corruption, Child Sexual Abuse

The man never stops.<p>On the plane back from his three-day trip to the Middle East, Pope Francis held a 45-minute press conference with journalists, …

Why Obama Is Leaving 10,000 Troops in Afghanistan

By choosing to leave almost 10,000 troops in Afghanistan after the formal end of American combat operations later this year, President Barack Obama …

Shooting Victim's Dad Learned Of Her Death By Tracking Cellphone

As the University of California, Santa Barbara holds a day of mourning and reflection Tuesday for the six victims killed in a murderous rampage last …

American Books Dropped From UK School Curriculum

Has Britain’s department of education killed the mockingbird?<p>News broke this weekend that the UK’s Education Secretary Michael Gove was “banning” …

This Cat Is Suspiciously Good at Jenga

Somewhere in the world, there exists a cat who plays Jenga. As John Keats once said, “That is all ye know on Earth, and all ye need to know.”

Christian 'Apostate' Sentenced to Death in Sudan Gives Birth in Jail

A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for “apostasy” after marrying a Christian and refusing to denounce the faith gave birth in prison Tuesday morning.<p>…

Michelle Obama Bites Back at Critics of Her Healthy School Lunch Standards

If Michelle Obama had it her way, House Republicans would currently be in detention.<p>In one of the most overtly political speeches during her tenure …

White House To Probe Accidental Naming of CIA Station Chief

The White House has launched an internal investigation into this weekend’s accidental disclosure of the identity of the Central Intelligence Agency’s …

Edward Snowden: 'I Was Trained as a Spy'

<i>Updated May 28 at 8:22 a.m. ET</i><p>Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor behind one of the biggest leaks of classified intelligence in American …

Iraq Vet Killed In Gunfight With Police Was Turned Away by VA Hospital

<b>Correction appended, May 28, 2014</b><p>The bloodstained floor of his father’s garage is a long way from the Iraq streets where Isaac Sims served two tours …

How 5 Post-It Notes Can Make You Happy, Confident and Successful

Little Reminders Create Big Changes<p>You know why older people are happier?<p>Research shows as we age we remember the good and forget the bad:<p>…older …

Happiness

Why Some People Get Depressed And Others Get Resilient

Some people thrive under stress and tight deadlines, and others become crippled with defeat. A team of scientists looked to mice to find biological …