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Israeli forces enter Gaza in ground assault after ceasefire talks fail

Israel says 14 'militants' have been killed as infantry, tanks and artillery target Hamas tunnels<p>• LIVE: follow updates on the conflict in Gaza here<p>Israeli tanks, infantry and engineering units have launched a broad assault on Gaza after last ditch efforts to secure a ceasefire deal in Cairo …

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

Yet again, pundits and news organizations bungled their coverage of a developing tragedy<p>“Twitter is great for news, except when there’s actual news.”<p>So tweeted Neetzan Zimmerman, Whisper editor-in-chief and renowned social-media cognoscente, an hour or so after news first broke about Malaysian …

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 …

National Geographic Travel

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<p>U.S. Geological Surveyreleased 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 …

Pacific Northwest

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 …

Glenn Greenwald

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 …

Global Warming

Our favourite images of the week

From the coffee culture in Bosnia-Hercegovina to the train that takes on Alaska’s Mt McKinley, these are some of the most awe-inspiring travel photos from around the world.

Marilyn Monroe

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 …