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India begins six-week general election

Voting is under way in India's northeastern states of Assam and Tripura which are the first two states to go to polls in a staggered election that would decide the fate of over 1.2 billion people.<p>People on Monday queued up to cast their votes in the world's biggest elections which will be held in …

Marines and family members mark 10th anniversary of Iraq war battle

CAMP PENDLETON — To the outside world, the names mean nothing.<p>But to Marines who fought in Ramadi, Iraq, and to the families of the fallen, the names will forever be redolent of service and sacrifice: the Snakepit, Hurricane Point, Junction City, Blue Diamond, the government center and Charlie Med, …

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Body image: how actors push their bodies to the limits

Matthew McConaughey<p>Before: 84kg (13st 3lb/185lb)<br>After: 61kg (9st 8lb/134lb)<p>McConaughey has already scooped a number of industry accolades for his role in Dallas Buyers Club, which he prepared for by consuming only Diet Coke, egg whites, chicken and the odd spoonful of tapioca. He has won both the …

Canada's Supreme Court Just Struck Down All Their Country's Anti-Prostitution Laws

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Canada's Supreme Court struck down three of the country's key prostitution laws today, essentially …

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World Aids Day: how Aids activists changed medical research

Outbreaks of epidemic diseases, especially diseases that appear to be new, can seriously affect the organisation of human societies – bubonic plague forced changes in social organisation and agriculture in Europe, while diseases such as smallpox, carried by Europeans, devastated many indigenous …

Hezbollah Commander Dies In Attack Outside Beirut Home

A veteran Hezbollah commander with expertise in technology and intelligence was assassinated Wednesday in Beirut — a killing the militant group blamed on Israel.<p>Israeli officials denied involvement in the death of Hassan al-Laqis, who was reportedly shot in a parking lot outside his home.<p>"Laqis was …

Paul Walker's Deadly Car Crash: What Happened?

Hours after the fiery car crash that killed Paul Walker, the 40-year-old star of the <i>Fast and Furious</i> movie franchise, and another man, details from …

JFK: A Look Back

Inside Flipboard / November 21, 2013<p>Fifty years ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was slain by a madman’s bullet. The assassination of the popular and …

Berlusconi pledges to stay in politics

Silvio Berlusconi is pledging to stay on in politics, despite being kicked out of parliament.<p>His newspaper is calling it a coup, but his critics are welcoming the Senate vote banning him from office for six years.<p>So where does this leave one of Italian politics best-known characters?<p>Al Jazeera's …

Why Did President Obama Say the Healthcare Website Would Work?

He must have known that his words would be quickly disproved. His public optimism before the rollout remains a big mystery.<p>There's something I don't understand about the rollout of Healthcare.gov: that President Obama expressed unqualified confidence about it shortly before it was …

Detroit Heads to the Polls to Elect a Mayor Who Won't Have Any Power

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Strange Cartoon Character Drawings by Pez Artwork

Character Drawings.<p>This is a series of creepy pencil on paper drawings by Pez Artwork, an artist, illustrator, and freelance graphic designer based …