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Panama vice president — an opposition candidate — is elected president

An opposition candidate was headed to victory Sunday in Panama as the region's fastest-growing economy voted for president in an unusually tight race.<p>Almost complete results showed Juan Carlos Varela of a center-right party winning the presidency. "The trend is irreversible," elections bureau …

Latin America

Nigeria's President Admits He Has No Idea Where the Kidnapped Schoolgirls Are

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It took three weeks, but Nigeria's president Goodluck Jonathan has finally spoken out about the …

Dozens of 'Al-Qaeda fighters' killed in Yemen

Yemen's army has killed 37 al-Qaeda suspects and wounded dozens as part of a major offensive launched in the south of the country, the defence ministry has said.<p>The "terrorists" were killed in the Maifaa region of Shabwa province on Sunday, on the sixth day of the operation against al-Qaeda in the …

Aging Baby Boomers Becoming the Roommate Generation

There was Felix-and-Oscar. There were The Golden Girls. Such arrangements--adults living with adult roommates--are about to get less comic and more …

America Is No Longer As Alarming To Its Foes Or Reassuring To Its Friends

America's allies are nervous. With Russia grabbing territory, China bullying its neighbours and Syria murdering its people, many are asking: where is Globocop? Under what circumstances will America act to deter troublemakers? What, ultimately, would America fight for?<p>The answer to this question …

When air becomes a public health hazard

A new report from the American Lung Association lists the cities that have the worst air pollution in the U.S.<p>Places in Southern California and the Central Valley, including Los Angeles, Fresno, Visalia and Modesto, top the list. But Las Vegas, Salt Lake City and even Fairbanks are also …

Cancer And Death by Radiation? Not From Fukushima

It’s always amazing when a United Nations report that has global ramifications comes out with little fanfare. The latest one states that no one will get cancer or die from radiation released from Fukushima, but the fear and overreaction is harming people (UNIS; UNSCEAR Fukushima; UNSCEAR A-68-46). …

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The CIA And FBI Are Reportedly Advising Ukraine As Pro-Russia Separatists Spread Across The Country

Citing unnamed German security sources, Bild am Sonntag said the CIA and FBI agents were helping Kiev end the rebellion in the east of Ukraine and set up a functioning security structure.<p>It said the agents were not directly involved in fighting with pro-Russian militants. "Their activity is limited …

Death toll reaches 2,100 in deadly Afghanistan landslide, authorities scramble to help displaced families

“My family, my wife and eight children are alive, but have nothing to use as shelter,” said one survivor<p>Deadly landslides in the Badakhshan province of Afghanistan have left more than 2,000 people dead, and authorities are now scrambling to help hundreds of families displaced by the disaster.<p>In …