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VA scandal exposes broken system for veterans

Alex Witt talks to MSNBC Military Analyst Col. Jack Jacobs about the system behind the VA scandal and what can and should be done to fix it.

North Korea agrees to 'consider' UN recommendations on human rights

The UH human rights council has presented North Korea with 268 recommendations to improve human rights in the country –185 of which the North has said it will consider.<p>The recommendations, which follow the release of a dossier of human rights abuses in February, were presented to North Korea in …

Photographs That Capture The Secret Adventures Of ‘Star Wars’ Figurines

<b>Photographer</b> Carlos Sisi takes pictures of his <i>Star Wars</i> figurines in a wide variety of settings.<p><b>The atmosphere</b> in these photographs really fires up …

Here's Why Shailene Woodley's Mary Jane Was Cut From Spidey 2

Whether the actress will appear in Spidey 3 remains to be seen.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Director Marc Webb has revealed why he made the controversial move to …

Meet The Man Who Wants To 'Grow' The Blackest Color In The World

Imagine the color black. Perhaps you envision a piece of coal, the ebony stripes of a zebra or the depths of outer space. Now imagine a color darker than black. Darker than that piece of coal, that stripe or the mysterious corners of the world beyond our planet.<p>This color -- a hue absent of all and …

For All You Need To Know About The Blood Moon, Ask Mr. Eclipse

Audie Cornish speaks with Fred Espenak, scientist emeritus at NASA Goddard, also known as "Mr. Eclipse," about the lunar eclipse that will happen Monday night.<p>Transcript<p>(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "MOONDANCE")<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>It's must-see astronomy tonight across most of the U.S. A full lunar eclipse, …

'Out of Options': Veterans With PTSD Hit Pot Underground

Marine veteran Logan Edwards worried he could become one of the 22 former members of the armed services who, on average, commit suicide every day.<p>Then, he says, he tried marijuana.<p>Edwards, who served eight months in Iraq, is one of an unknown number of veterans who have turned to marijuana to …

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Report: British Army Sniper's Single Shot Kills 6 Taliban

A shot fired by a British Army sniper at a suspected Taliban fighter in Afghanistan last December ended up killing not just the man in the marksman's sights but also five other men who were thought to be militant soldiers, <i>The Telegraph</i> reports.<p>News of the unidentified sniper's shot is just being …

Discovery of new dwarf planet hints at other objects in solar system

Planet-hunters scouring the heavens have found thousands of distant worlds around other stars, but astronomers may have overlooked one lurking much closer to home.<p>Scientists searching for glimmers of light beyond Pluto say they've discovered a new dwarf planet — and that its movements hint that an …

Meet the moons: planetary satellites in pictures

On Monday the Open University launched a free online course introducing the rich diversity of moons in the solar system. Led by David Rothery, professor of planetary geosciences at the university, the course will explore the fundamental processes that have shaped moons, the relationship between our …

Extraordinary Gorilla Photography

I've never looked properly to a gorilla. I've always known that these are some powerful, gorgeous primates, but I would never guess that they are …

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Putin and Obama speak by phone as US moves on several fronts to counter Russian aggression

President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for an hour by phone Thursday as the administration moved on several fronts to counter Russia's aggression in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.<p>The White House said Obama emphasized to Putin that "Russia's actions are in violation of Ukraine's …

Scientists Discover Giant New Carnivorous Dinosaur in Portugal

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists in Portugal have discovered the fossils of a previously unknown 150 million-year-old …

Found: Mysterious asteroid falling apart at a rate of 1 mile per hour

Peering deep into the asteroid belt between Jupiter and Mars, scientists have spotted the first disintegrating space rock ever observed.<p>The rock is crumbing slowly -- its disparate pieces gliding gently away from each other at the sluggish rate of one mile an hour, slower than human walking …

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John Kerry gives Syria week to hand over chemical weapons or face attack

The US secretary of state has said that President Bashar al-Assad has one week to hand over his entire stock of chemical weapons to avoid a military attack. But John Kerry added that he had no expectation that the Syrian leader would comply.<p>Kerry also said he had no doubt that Assad was responsible …

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

Scientist praises socialist philosopher under attack from senator Joseph McCarthy in letters written in 1954<p>Published: 1 Mar 2013<p><b>Stephen Curry:</b> Wonders of Life is the amazing story of the physics of living things, but underneath there is a harder and more complex tale to tell<p>Published: 18 Feb …

High-resolution Nasa images show magnetic braids of the sun - video

Nasa images of the sun's outer atmosphere, the highest resolution pictures ever achieved. The agency launched the High Resolution Coronal Imager, or Hi-C, on 11 July 2012 from White Sands missile range in New Mexico. Hi-C's image sequences show the twisting up or braiding of the magnetic field that …

Pluto's moons campaign backed by Star Trek's William Shatner - video

Previously unheralded Canadian astronaut, 53, brings space's beauty and banality to new generation – helped by his web-savvy sons, reports <b>Allan Woods</b><p>Published: 22 Feb 2013<p>The new infrared view of the nebula is radically different from those seen with optical telescopes<p>Published: 20 Feb 2013<p>Welsh …

Russia considers nuclear explosives to combat meteorites - video

Russia is considering proposals to establish nuclear explosives in space to combat meteorites. Scientists are assessing the possibility of such a preventative measure, after hundreds were injured in the Chelyabinsk region during a meteor shower last month. Oleg Shubin, director of the state nuclear …

A flyby of Venus, a dying galaxy and a birthday toast to Edgar Allan Poe – in pictures

Photograph: Goddard Space Flight Center/SDO/NASA<p>This collage of solar images from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) shows how observations of the sun in different wavelengths helps highlight different aspects of the sun's surface and atmosphere. (The collage also includes images from other …

Divers Find 65-Foot Crack In Columbia River Dam

A large dam in Washington state has a 65-foot-long crack below its waterline, say officials who are planning repairs at the Wanapum Dam, which is owned by a county utility. Divers found the 2-inch-wide crack that runs sideways after an engineer noticed an odd curve in a conduit near the dam's …

Scientists Find Unprecedented Black Hole

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists have discovered a "fast and furious" super-powered small black hole, the first that …

Los Angeles Gangsters Reportedly Fighting in Syria for Assad

A video posted online and shared Saturday by the media monitoring group Middle East Media Research Institute purports to show two Los Angeles …

The Steel in Barack Obama’s Spine

In Ukraine, the president may face his toughest foreign policy test yet. Is he up to the task?<p>As Vladimir Putin’s troops seize control of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, President Obama is facing what some have called the biggest foreign policy challenge of his presidency. True or not, it’s clear his …

Scientists Decide that Now Is the Time to Revive a Frozen, 30,000-Year-Old Virus

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Scientists in France have revived a 30,000-year-old virus frozen in Siberian ice. And as an added …

China will defend itself, warns Beijing ahead of likely military spending rise

China's military is prepared to respond to all threats to the country's sovereignty, its vice-foreign minister has said ahead of the expected announcement of another big increase in Chinese defence spending.<p>Fu Ying said China supported resolving disputes with other states through negotiations and …

Charges filed in toppling of ancient Utah rock formation

Two Utah scout leaders who video recorded themselves gleefully toppling a boulder from a Jurassic-era rock formation in a state park were formally charged Friday, according to park department officials.<p>Highland residents Glenn Taylor, 45, and David Hall, 42, were accused of toppling a protected …