Delenah Calvert

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Governments do not know the best way to save the Amazon rainforest. And that needs to change

<i>In December talks in Paris involving more than 200 countries may result in a new agreement aimed at reducing carbon emissions. In the months leading</i> …

University of Pennsylvania

The Boston Bombing: Made in the U.S.A.

The Tsarnaev brothers' violence is not just a religious phenomenon, but an American one.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters<p>You could almost hear the sigh of relief from some quarters when the perpetrators behind the Boston Marathon bombings and its aftermath turned out to be adherents of radical Islam.<p>Calling …

Tsarnaev prison conditions revealed in unsealed documents

During the two years Dzhokhar Tsarnaev spent awaiting trial for the Boston Marathon bombing, he was closely watched — his mail analyzed, his phone …

Juror answers show challenge in seating Boston bombing panel

BOSTON (AP) — Some of the first prospective jurors questioned in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev …

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Rebekah Gregory celebrates her 1 year ‘ampuversary’

Rebekah Gregory was near the Boston Marathon finish line in 2013 when a bomb went off less than 10 feet away from her. After a long and painful …

After Paris Attacks, Boston Bombing Survivor Sends Message Of Love

"Arretez de faire du mal aux autres. La paix."<p>Following Friday's horrific attacks in Paris, a Boston Marathon bombing survivor has offered beautiful words of hope.<p>Jane Richard's 8-year-old brother, Martin, was the youngest person killed in the 2013 Boston bombing, and Jane, herself, lost one of her …

September 11th Remembered In Touching Photos

September 11th has been, for the past 14 years, a day of remembrance. Memorializing the men and women who lost their lives in the 2001 terrorist …

World Trade Center

Testing the gates? Syrians nabbed south of the border, Arizona arrests stoke terror fears

Two separate reports of groups of America-bound Syrians detained below the U.S. southern border and the arrests of six other Middle Eastern men nabbed with smugglers in Arizona in recent days are raising concerns that Islamic State militants could be probing security – and stoking fears some may …

Exclusive: Attacks to strain France's terrorism victim fund | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Friday’s suicide bombings and shootings in Paris killed 129 people. But France expects to compensate more than 2,000 after the unprecedented attacks – a payout likely to strain the country’s compensation fund and prompt changes to how it is financed, authorities and lawyers …

Italy Searching for 5 Terror Suspects After FBI Warning

Italy is hunting for five terror suspects after the FBI alerted the country to potential attack plots.<p>“Since yesterday afternoon, our security forces …

Italy

Terror Ringleader's Paris Death Raises Fear of Intelligence Failures

The death in Paris of the suspected terror attack ringleader - a high-profile jihadi - prompted fears Thursday that a major intelligence breakdown may have allowed him to pursue his murderous plot.<p>Abdelhamid Abaaoud, 27, was killed during an explosive raid on an apartment in Saint-Denis, according …

Terror Suspect's Cousin Who Blew Herself Up in Raid Had Recently Become Obsessed with Jihad

The cousin of the suspected mastermind behind the Paris terror attacks was an outgoing woman who’d recently begun to express her desire to take up …

British fanatics caught in Hungary appear in court under heavy armed guard

Abu Izzadeen said he wanted to go back to the UK after complaining about food but Simon Keeler may fight deportation<p>Islamist fanatic Abu Izzadeen has said he wants to be deported back to the UK after complaining about the quality of food in custody in Hungary.<p>The extremist, whose real name is …

Paris attacks ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud dead

<b>Paris, France (CNN) —</b> The ringleader behind the Paris attacks is dead, killed during a dramatic raid that shook a neighborhood and collapsed an entire floor of an apartment building. But French authorities say their work is far from finished.<p>Six days after a coordinated string of shootings and …

Paris Attacks

High gold prices causing increased deforestation in South America, study finds

Rising gold prices have made it profitable to extract lowgrade deposits lying beneath protected Amazon and other South American forests, says study of mining impacts<p>A surge in the price of gold has led to increased deforestation of the Amazon and other South American forests, according to a new …

Biodiversity

Brazil detains man accused of being Amazon's biggest deforester

Ezequiel Antônio Castanha accused of operating network that illegally seized federal lands and is blamed for 20% of Amazon deforestation in recent years<p>Brazil has detained a land-grabber thought to be the Amazon’s single biggest deforester, the country’s environmental protection agency said.<p>The …

Forestry

Taking on the Amazon's 'Deforestation King'

Brazil has arrested Ezequiel Antonio Castanha, who allegedly cleared an area two and a half times the size of Manhattan.<p>Earlier this week, Brazilian authorities detained Ezequiel Antonio Castanha, who is already being billed in the press as the Amazon's King of Deforestation.<p>Castanha will face …

Brazil

Deforestation 'may have started west Africa's Ebola outbreak'

Environment ministers from all over the world attend one-day conference on deforestation and climate change in London<p>Deforestation may have triggered the recent Ebola outbreak in west Africa, France’s environment minister Ségolène Royal told a London summit hosted by the Prince of Wales ahead of …

West Africa

Arizona tried to illegally import lethal injection drugs

Arizona paid nearly $27,000 for sodium thiopental, an anesthetic that has been used to carry out executions but is no longer manufactured by FDA-approved companies, the documents said.<p>When the drugs arrived via British Airways at the Phoenix International Airport in July, they were seized by …

After the flood, a rush to preserve drinking water

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's capital city had too much water. Now, officials are racing to make sure it has enough.<p>A canal that serves as …

The Korean Style Trend You Have to Try With Your Bestie

The streets of Seoul never cease to serve as an unparalleled source of fashion inspiration. It’s where an adventurous spirit is highly encouraged and WTF trends totally fly (much to our delight). As always, there was no shortage of noteworthy style moments to be seen during the Spring/Summer 2016 …

Mini-series

Watch This Amazing Dance Crew’s Mash-Up Routine

so much better than $1’step up’<p>We've seen a lot of great music mash-ups in our time, but none compare to Karina's World Dance Training's "ROYAL FAMILY" routine at the Female Hip-Hop Nationals 2015. The video starts with Rihanna's "Bitch Better Have My Money" and ends with Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj's …

Mashups

10 Creepy Horror Movies Inspired by True Stories

by Rachel Paxton<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>Whether you're looking for ghouls, ghosts, or gore, there's probably a horror movie to fit your tastes. But the scariest …

Horror

Remembering the Famed 'Alien Encounter' Witnessed by Dozens of Children in Zimbabwe

Yesterday was the 21st anniversary of a purported alien encounter that gained much attention worldwide before fading from the limelight. The impact …

'Witchcraft' Island Reveals Evidence of Stone Age Rituals

A Stone Age site where cave rituals may have been performed some 9,000 years ago has been discovered on Blå Jungfrun, an island off the east coast of …

Will we ever know what happens at Area 51? | Paranormal Corner

Area 51 has been a mystery for years.<p>Countless questions have been pondered -- Is it real? Are there really aliens there? Why so secretive?<p>No matter …

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says aliens could be sending encrypted messages

Edward Snowden says aliens could be sending us messages - but we may never detect them because they're encrypted<p><b>NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden</b> …

The likeliest reasons why we haven’t contacted aliens are deeply unsettling

1/<p>Aliens 101: The Kardashev Scale & Fermi Paradox<p>Universal Pictures<p>Think about how far humanity has progressed in its short 200,000 years of …

Universe

Meet the nodels: fashion beyond skinny models

The new trend in catwalk casting proves that people matter more than clothes<p>Haters, form an orderly queue. I probably shouldn’t say this out loud, because it’s not as if you lot don’t have enough anti-fashion ammunition anyway, but I’m going to. This is the 15th year I’ve been going to fashion …

Fashion Week