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Prosecutors seek death penalty for Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Federal prosecutors said Thursday they will seek the death penalty against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing.<p>The final decision was made by Attorney General Eric Holder and was announced Thursday.<p>"After consideration of the relevant facts, the applicable regulations and the …

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Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in February

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in February:</b><p>Carnival season is upon us, so why not take part in an event that inspired many other pre-Lenten celebrations around the world? Head to the “City of …

Bill Gates Talks to TIME About the Three Myths of Global Aid

It’s easy to get fed up when you’re trying to save the world. Progress can be slow, setbacks are constant and few people appreciate exactly what …

The Zac Efron Guide to Impeccable Manners (Or, How to Be a Gentleman, Especially in the Dating World)

When we sent our intrepid writer Mary H.K. Choi to interview the lovely Zac Efron at L.A.'s Chateau Marmont for the February issue of <i>InStyle</i> (on …

Nuclear weapon test debris 'persists' in atmosphere

<b>Radioactive particles from nuclear tests that took place decades ago persist in the upper atmosphere, a study suggests.</b><p>Previously, scientists believed that nuclear debris found high above the Earth would now be negligible.<p>However this research shows that plutonium and caesium isotopes are still …

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Colorado is running low on (legal) marijuana - The Margin - MarketWatch

Getty Images<p>Colorado seems to have more potheads than anyone — including marijuana retailers — expected.<p>Six days after sales became legal, stores are …

Lebanon Library Torched, 78,000 Books Burned By Islamists

Ancient books in a historic library in the Lebanese city of Tripoli have been torched by Islamist, after a pamphlet purportedly insulting religion …

Tormented over their looks? Bullied teens seek free plastic surgery from a NYC nonprofit

A nonprofit in New York has an admirable mission: to provide free plastic surgery for low-income children who have facial deformities. Some of the kids who apply to the Little Baby Face Foundation do so because they are being teased over their looks. But is plastic surgery a smart way to help …

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupts again – in pictures

Villagers have been evacuated after the volcano in North Sumatra province, Indonesia, erupted again. The volcano has erupted sporadically since September

10 striking images of graffiti in Kandahar | Salon.com

• Previous<br>• Next<p>“One of the reasons some of these tags are so inspiring is because they’re so funny,” Toler says. “It’s definitely not easy to maintain your sense of humor in a war zone, but these guys obviously found a way.”<p>Previous<br>• Next<p>“Some of the most meticulous and beautiful works came from these …

NY Gov. Cuomo Shifts Stance on Medical Marijuana

Gov. Andrew M Cuomo is expected to announce this week an executive action allowing the use of drugs by residents suffering from a serious illness, …

The aging faces of Vietnam

An Unholy Alliance Is Forcing Veterans To Pay For 12 Years Of War

In doing so, it was given aid and comfort by knowledge-starved pundits, axe-grinding editorial boards, and self-anointed armchair analysts everywhere, as it left the military and veteran community standing with their jaws on the ground in despairing disbelief. Exploiting pressure to strike a budget …

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The Safe, Doctor-Recommended Cleanse You Should Actually Try

With a dizzying array of detox options on the market (juices! powders! elixirs!), Joseph Hooper unearths the one cleanse that's really worth it<p>In writing The Detox Prescription (Rodale), Woodson Merrell, MD, has assumed the role of the sheriff who wants to run magical thinking and hucksters out of …

Raúl Castro: U.S. And Cuba Can Have 'Civilized Relationship'

Cuban President Raúl Castro says the U.S. and Cuba could have a "civilized relationship."<p>BBC Mundo reports that in a rare speech, Castro said that over the past year U.S. and Cuban officials have met to talk about immigration and restarting mail service between the two countries.<p>That proves, Castro …

How To Have A Hawaii Vacation Like The Obamas

On Friday night, the Obamas will arrive in Hawaii for their sixth, annual Christmas vacation. At this point, they've pretty much perfected their Hawaii itinerary, which means that we lucky observers can simply take note and learn from the experts.<p>Here's how the Obamas vacation in Hawaii:<p><b>1. Stay in</b> …

US infant mortality rate drops only a little

The U.S. infant mortality rate, an important measure of a country’s overall health, fell just a little bit in 2010, federal health researchers reported Wednesday.<p>Birth defects and low birth weight were the two leading causes of newborn death, the survey by the National Center for Health Statistics …

Samsung Launches Android Gamepad

Apple began allowing third-party gamepads on the iPhone with iOS 7, and Samsung is also upping its presence in the space after announcing its own gamepad (the not-so-creatively named ‘Smartphone GamePad’) for Android 4.1 phones.<p>Unlike the iPhone gamepads which attach themselves to the device, …

Earth, Wind and Fire: The Extreme Weather of 2013

A woman carries her child through a field near the collapsed Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., May 20, 201<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Sue Ogrocki—AP

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Nelson Mandela, Inspiration To World, Dies At 95

Nelson Mandela, who was born in a country that viewed him as a second-class citizen, died Thursday as one of the most respected statesmen in the world. He was 95.<p>President Jacob Zuma announced the death in a televised speech.<p>From his childhood as a herd boy, Mandela went on to lead the African …

Hubble finds water on five distant planets

Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, two teams of scientists have found faint signatures of water in the atmospheres of five distant planets.<p>The presence of atmospheric water was reported previously on a few exoplanets orbiting stars beyond our solar system, but this is the first study to …

The $38 billion nuclear waste fiasco

Doing nothing often has a cost — and when it comes to storing the nation’s nuclear waste, the price is $38 billion and rising.<p>That’s just the lowball estimate for how much taxpayers will wind up spending because of the government’s decades of dithering about how to handle the radioactive leftovers …