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<i>"The Glue of Glee"</i> My first experience with <i>Glee</i> was walking into a friend's house to see a cheerleading coach worry that if she loses her …

Egypt Unrest: Israel Officially Silent, but Many are Pleased by Morsi's Ouster | Public Radio International

The unrest and military takeover in Egypt is being followed especially closely by next door neighbor, Israel. Anchor Marco Werman finds out how Israel views the ongoing Egyptian crisis from reporter Daniel Estrin in Tel Aviv.

The Sequester's Devastating Impact on America's Poor

It's fashionable in political circles to say the mandatory budgets cuts haven't been the predicted disaster. Cuts to programs like Head Start suggest otherwise.<p>Children at a Head Start facility in Frederick, Maryland. (Reuters)<p>The federal government's across-the-board sequestration cuts, which …

Associated Press News

Syria Crusader castle damaged by air raid

An air raid on Syria's famed Crac des Chevaliers castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site, has damaged one of the fortress's towers, footage shot by activists showed.<p>Several videos posted online on Saturday showed at least one air strike on Friday against the Crusader castle in central Homs province, …

Obamacare's missing mandate

The massive coast-to-coast campaign to get people to sign up for Obamacare is light on mentions of one central element: the widely disliked individual mandate.<p>Poll after poll has found that Americans don’t like being told they have to get insurance or face a penalty. So the groups doing outreach …

M Missoni Taps Kirstin Liljegren for F/W 13.14 Campaign

<b>In the City</b> – We have an exclusive first look at M Missoni’s fall 2013 campaign starring model Kirstin Liljegren. The advertisements were shot on …

Kate Upton, Jennifer Lawrence and More September Cover Stars Revealed

The September issues of fashion magazines are seen as the biggest issues of the year, with usually only the most A-list stars gracing the covers. …

What to Wear on the Fourth of July: 25 Chic Red, White, and Blue Outfit Ideas

What is the etiquette for taking part in themed weddings?

<b>My friends are having a themed wedding next month – "1950s Rockabilly". Do I really have to follow the dress code or can I go in my normal wedding</b> …

People Style

Mike Marsland/Wireimage<p>–Drama on the catwalk. British model Jourdan Dunn Tweeted to over 86,000 followers that she was axed from the Christian Dior Couture fashion show in Paris because of her “boobs” [Twitter]<p>–In what might be the cutest picture to ever hit the Internet, Beyoncé shares a snap of a …

Ivory Coast forest clearances threaten cocoa exports, human rights

<i>By Ange Aboa and Joe Bavier, Reuters</i><br>BALEKO-NIEGRE, Ivory Coast - The Ivory Coast is clearing tens of thousands of cocoa farmers from protected forests, threatening exports from the world's top grower and leading to complaints about human rights abuses.<p>The European Union estimates three-quarters of …

Citing DOMA, Judge Gives Michigan's Gay Marriage Ban a Trial

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Michigan's voter-approved gay marriage ban will face a trial after a federal judge declined a motion …

Mohamed Kamel Amr, Egypt Foreign Minister, Reportedly Resigns

CAIRO, July 2 (Reuters) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr has tendered his resignation, the state news agency MENA reported early on Tuesday, after millions of Egyptians rallied against President Mohamed Mursi.<p>The report did not elaborate or say where it got the information. At least …

Microbes to be 'last survivors' on future Earth

<b>The last surviving creatures on Earth will be tiny organisms living deep underground, according to scientists.</b><p>Researchers used a computer model to assess our planet's fate billions of years from now.<p>They found that as the Sun becomes hotter and brighter, only microbes would be able cope with the …

Universe

Vatican confirms Catholic priest was killed in Syria

<b>A Syrian Roman Catholic priest was killed in northern Syria last month, the Vatican has confirmed.</b><p>A statement said the circumstances of Father Francois Murad's death were "not fully understood", but that it happened on 23 June in the convent of the Custody of the Holy Land in Ghassaniya.<p>The …

Middle East