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Now You Know: Why We Wear Black to Funerals

<i>Welcome to Now You Know, Eric Wilson’s column that will help you become a fashion know-it-all in one quick read. Each week, he’ll take a look at an</i> …

The Number Of US Troops In Iraq Keeps Creeping Up

Unofficially, the Pentagon is indicating that the number of troops in Iraq is likely to continue the incremental expansion that President Barack Obama launched last month after Islamic State forces overran Sunni areas of the country.<p>A day after the Pentagon announced an additional 300 US troops …

Middle East

David Cameron calls for action on antibiotic resistance

Prime Minister David Cameron has called for global action to tackle the growing threat of resistance to antibiotics.<p>Speaking to BBC health correspondent Fergus Walsh, Mr Cameron warned the world was "in danger of going back to the dark ages of medicine" if governments and drug firms failed to …

David Cameron

Ebola Death Toll Rises To 467 In West Africa

* West Africa Ebola outbreak already deadliest<p>* Health ministers meet in Accra to mull solutions<p>* Liberia warns against illegally harboring patients (Adds Liberia comments, updated graphics link)<p>By Tom Miles<p>GENEVA, July 1 (Reuters) - The number of deaths attributed to an epidemic of Ebola virus in …

Venezuela

Measles Outbreak Complicates Two Big Amish Events

Visitors from around the world to two upcoming events in Ohio's Amish country could come away with more than they bargained for, health officials fear — a case of measles from the nation's largest outbreak in two decades.<p>The outbreak, with more than 360 cases, started after Amish travelers to the …

Public Health

'Drastic action is needed' now to stop Ebola epidemic

The Ebola epidemic isn't getting any better in Africa.<p>The World Health Organization reports there have been 759 cases, including 467 deaths in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia since the outbreak began in March, according to a statement the organization released on Tuesday.<p>The World Health …

Why Mosquitoes Bite Some People and Not Others -- And the Surprising, Natural Way to Avoid Bites

Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky little bloodsuckers, especially if you …

Child's mom 'absolutely not' angry at husband

The mother of a Georgia toddler who died in a sweltering SUV emphatically told a crowd at her son's funeral she loves and stands by her husband, even though he was charged with murder in the child's death.<p>"Am I angry with Ross?" Leanna Harris said at the funeral in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. "Absolutely …

Photographs document the daily and nocturnal habits of a mysterious, unfathomable and yet oddly endearing life form: the teenage boy

Photographs document the daily and nocturnal habits of a mysterious, unfathomable and yet oddly endearing life form: the teenage boy.<p>(Nina Leen—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Easy Marinades with 5 Ingredients or Less

*And* we have a fool-proof formula for developing your own<p>We know that our columnists, the Canal House ladies, love a good dry rub. But in the <i>BA</i> Test Kitchen, sometimes we like to wet things down with a flavor-packed marinade. Smash some garlic cloves, toss in some fresh herbs, add a splash of oil …

Cooking

8 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Camera Bag

There are a few things every photographer should keep in his or her camera bag. Check our list to make sure you’re not forgetting something …

Landscape Photography

Soldier’s Camera and Photos from Battle of The Bulge Found in Foxhole 70 Years Later

<i>Update: Turns out this story was a hoax. Head on over to our update and apology to catch up on the latest.</i><p>The Battle of the Bulge is known as one of …

The Traveler Photo Contest may have ended, but we're still loving these submissions. Pictured here, a supercell in the north of Champagne-Ardennes, France. See more standout entries from the final week, and vote for the Viewer's Choice: http://on.natgeo.com/1rgY3yl Photograph by Maximilian Conrad

Brazil Photos

See photos and get wallpaper of Brazil (including Rio de Janeiro, Carnaval, the Pantanal, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

Rome will be conquered next, says leader of Islamic State

Muslims have been called to flock to the 'Islamic State' to gather for a battle against non-believers throughout the world<p>Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-proclaimed leader of the 'Islamic State' stretching across Iraq and Syria, has vowed to lead the conquest of Rome as he called on Muslims to …

Bergdahl deal scrutinized at congressional hearing

<b>(CNN)</b> - Emotions ran high Wednesday at a hearing on Capitol Hill to examine the circumstances surrounding Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's capture by the Taliban in 2009 and the deal that led to his release in late May.<p>Bergdahl was captured after he walked off his base in Afghanistan's Paktika province, …

Muqtada al-Sadr Issues Warning to Iraq's ISIS Militants

Iraq's firebrand Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr vowed his supporters will "shake the ground" in the fight against Sunni militants wreaking havoc across his country.<p>Sadr's warning was the latest sign that the poster boy for violent uprising against the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq is back and …

Middle East

Somali-Americans leave homes, friends in Minnesota to fight alongside ISIS jihadis

As many as 15 Somali-American men have left their homes in Minnesota in recent months to travel to the Middle East and join up with ISIS, the jihadist army at war with Syria and Iraq, according to <b>Minnesota Public Radio</b>.<p>The fighters appear to have made the decision to go fight with Islamic State of …

Middle East

Obama: U.S. cannot solve Iraq's problems alone

The radical Sunni Muslim group advancing in Iraq, though it puts the Middle East's stability at risk, is “just one of a number of organizations” in the region that pose a threat to U.S. interests, President Obama said Sunday.<p>Obama said the rapid advances by theIslamic State of Iraq and Syria, or …

Middle East

Father of Isis volunteer: 'My son has betrayed Britain'

Ahmed Muthana reveals heartbreak at video of son and two others calling for more British Muslims to join fighting in Syria<p>The father of one of the British men who appeared in a video urging westerners to join him and his colleagues to fight in Syria has spoken of his devastation after seeing the …

U.S. House Republican leader says all options open in Iraq | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The newly elected No. 2 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Sunday he would not rule out sending American troops to Iraq to help Baghdad in its fight against a Sunni insurgency.<p>U.S. House Majority Leader-elect Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) gestures on the …

Iran rejects U.S. action in Iraq, ISIL tightens Syria border grip | Reuters

ANBAR Iraq (Reuters) - Iran’s supreme leader accused the United States on Sunday of trying to retake control of Iraq by exploiting sectarian rivalries, as Sunni insurgents drove towards Baghdad from new strongholds along the Syrian border.<p>Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s condemnation of U.S. action came …

Congress Keeping Close Watch On Obama's Plans In Iraq

After bowing out of Iraq when the last American forces left two and a half years ago, the U.S. military is back.<p>Up to 300 military advisers started arriving there this weekend. President Obama said he sent them to help Iraq's military confront the Sunni militants who've overrun much of northern …

Israeli PM: Airstrikes dealt 'severe blows' to Iran, Syria

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister said Sunday his country delivered "severe blows" to Iranian and Syrian forces and vowed to take further action against its adversaries following the most serious Israeli engagement in Syria since the war there erupted almost seven years ago.<p>Benjamin …

Special Ops Deployed to Iraq: What Does It Mean?

President Obama announced that 300 Special Operations soldiers will be deployed to Iraq to advise the Iraq army and to perform special missions. He didn't elaborate on the missions so what does that mean?<p>A clue might be found in an extraordinary special operations mission from 2003 known as …

Middle East

Shiite cleric issues threat to US military advisers as Iraq militants take border post

A high-level Shiite cleric in Iraq issued a warning to American military advisers bound for Iraq Friday, hours before Sunni militants captured a crossing on Iraq's border with Syria and Shiite militia members paraded in Baghdad and other cities.<p>Sky News reports that Nassir al-Saedi, a cleric loyal …