Gina Henderson

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Israeli forces enter Gaza in ground assault after ceasefire talks fail

Israeli tanks, infantry and engineering units have launched a broad assault on Gaza after last ditch efforts to secure a ceasefire deal in Cairo collapsed.<p>Eleven Palestinians were killed, Palestinian health officials said, while Israel claimed it had killed 14 "militants" in the attack which began …

All the news unfit to print: How the media blew its Ukraine disaster coverage

<b>Piers Morgan (Reuters/Andrew Burton/Photo collage by Salon)</b><p>Yet again, pundits and news organizations bungled their coverage of a developing tragedy<p>Nicholas Quah<p>July 17, 2014 10:20pm (UTC)<p>“Twitter is great for news, except when there’s actual news.”<p>So tweeted Neetzan Zimmerman, Whisper …

Earthquake Maps Reveal Higher Risks for Much of U.S.

New government maps extend hazard zones in eastern, central, and western U.S.<p>Look out, South Carolina, Illinois, and Missouri. Although California is well known for earthquakes, new federal government maps extend the high-risk zones for temblors across much more of the country.<p>On Thursday, the …

Jasper to Banff and the Icefields Parkway

Traverse the vast beauty of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage site from Jasper along the Icefields Parkway and beyond to Banff. Pass fleecy mountain goats licking mineral-rich silt from wide rocky riverbeds. Surmount Sunwapta Pass, where the Atlantic and Arctic watersheds divide. …

Clinton: Europe must lead on crash

Hillary Clinton says there’s “growing awareness” that Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was probably shot down by Russian insurgents — but argued that European leaders must “take the lead” on any action if that proves to be the case.<p>Clinton made the comments about the doomed plane in a wide-ranging …

Did you feel that? USGS releases new earthquake hazard map

The U.S. Geological Survey released new earthquake hazard maps for the nation on Thursday, expanding seismic risk areas along the East Coast and in California, among other areas.<p>The maps and supporting documentation are used by municipal planners, insurers and emergency response agencies and are …

NBC Reportedly Pulls Reporter Who Witnessed Child Deaths From Gaza

According to the report, by Glenn Greenwald, NBC executives said the decision was due to "security concerns" as Israel prepares its ground invasion. The attack that left the children dead occurred near the hotel where Mohyeldin and other journalists were staying. However, Greenwald insinuated the …

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Ukraine plans probe, points finger at Russia

Ukraine has already accused Russia of shooting down the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed near the Russian border, raising questions about whether it can conduct an objective investigation into the disaster.<p>“The plane was shot down, because the Russian air defense systems was affording …

Plane tragedy escalates the Ukraine conflict

No matter who did it, shooting down a commercial airliner with almost 300 people aboard gravely escalated an already dangerous conflict in eastern Ukraine.<p>The airline disaster Thursday turned what had been regional unrest into a full-blown international conflict, with questions of responsibility, …

Malaysia Airlines crash prompts flight detours

Commercial airlines that usually cross eastern Ukraine on their flights to Europe, Asia and elsewhere are detouring away from the volatile region in light of Thursday's suspicious crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday that U.S. airlines had …

At Least 6 People Aboard Doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight Were Headed To AIDS Conference

"The cure for AIDS may have been on that plane." At least 6 delegates traveling to the International AIDS Conference were aboard Flight MH17 when it was shot down.<p>According to initial reports, as many as 108 people on board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, were headed to the 20th International AIDS …

7 Amazing Sites You've Maybe Never Heard Before

Serving as the Event Director for over a decade of the annual world travel championship, the around the world travel adventure competition known as The Global Scavenger Hunt, I am regularly asked what my favorite spot in the world is?<p>I get the curiosity behind the question, but I loathe it …

Climate Scientists See 'Very Rapid Declines' in Annual NOAA Report

Leading climate scientists on Thursday issued their annual physical of Earth, comparing the planet in 2013 to a patient that's only getting worse and highlighting problems with key vital signs: from record warmth in Australia and China to sea levels that continue to rise and Arctic sea ice in …

Israel ground forces invade Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The heavy thud of tank shells, often just seconds apart, echoed across the Gaza Strip early Friday as thousands of Israeli soldiers launched a ground invasion, escalating a 10-day campaign of heavy air bombardments to try to destroy Hamas' rocket-firing abilities and the …