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Pictures of the Week 12.4.14

Prince William and Kate Can’t Bridge the U.S.-U.K. Divide

Yui Mok—PA Images/Getty Images<p>Mark Cuthbert—UK Press/Getty Images<p>Samir Hussein—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Samir Hussein—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Samir …

Murray, Romo lead Cowboys over Bears 41-28

CHICAGO (AP) — Tony Romo didn't need much time to turn his attention toward next week's showdown. He was planning to do that on the flight home.<p>"I'll …

Sony hack leaked 47,000 Social Security numbers, celebrity data

"[Corporations] think they are protected by firewalls and perimeter security, but the border is becoming blurred, and attacks get through."<p>Todd Feinman, CEO, Identity Finder

Historic echoes in DC's civil rights response

The national fury over police brutality is thrusting the federal government into a role that dates back decades: ensuring the rights of African-Americans are protected in a nation with a long history of racial inequality.<p>After local grand juries in Ferguson, Missouri, and Staten Island, New York, …

U.S. training of Syrian rebels still months away: coalition chief

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Western plans to train and equip non-jihadi rebels in Syria will not start until at least late February, a leading opposition figure said on Friday, depriving them of support they need to counter both rival insurgents and Syrian government forces.<p>A rebel fighter fires a Grad …

A Succesful Launch For NASA's Orion Spacecraft

NASA's unmanned Orion spacecraft has successfully splashed down about 400 miles west of La Paz, Mexico, in the Pacific Ocean after a liftoff, two orbits and re-entry that lasted just under 4 1/2 hours.<p>Orion, which could one day take astronauts to Mars, made a "bull's-eye splashdown" at 11:29 a.m. …

How the West is cutting teen pregnancy

<b>Teenage pregnancy is a problem developed Western nations have been battling for decades - and though it sometimes goes unnoticed they have made huge progress.</b><p>"Here's a story of utter irresponsibility: About one-third of American girls become pregnant as teenagers," wrote columnist Nicholas Kristof …

U.S. birthrate hit new low in 2013 as women delayed having kids

American women gave birth to 3,932,181 babies in 2013 as the nation's birthrate fell to another record low, federal researchers reported Thursday.<p>The total number of births declined for the sixth straight year, with only 62.5 babies born for every 1,000 women between the ages of 15 and 44. The …

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