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Ancient Jewish necropolis in Israel given worldwide recognition

A UNESCO committee has named an ancient Jewish necropolis outside Haifa, Israel, a World Heritage site, which will afford it special protection.<p>The …

Princess Charlotte is Christened: Pictures

Amazon Marks 20th Anniversary With “Prime Day,” Its Answer To Black Friday

Black Friday, the annual shopping extravaganza which brought in more than $1.5 billion in online sales alone last November, is arguably the single most important day for retailers in the U.S. Now Amazon wants to steal its thunder with Prime Day.<p>The e-commerce giant announced that it will mark its …

Israel And The West Bank Through Fresh Eyes

A dozen internationally acclaimed photographers were set loose in Israel and the West Bank. Most had never been in either place before. The aim was to try to see anew a part of the world that's been thoroughly photographed, long mythologized and often fought over.<p>The project's creator is Frederic …

Americans reclaim the liberal label

Liberal is no longer a dirty word.<p>Since the 1988 presidential campaign, when George H.W. Bush and Lee Atwater turned “Massachusetts liberal” into an epithet, the label has been tainted — so much so that many liberals abandoned it for “progressive.”<p>But new polling shows a significant increase in the …

Conservatives frustrated by GOP’s drop in working women’s votes

The trend that worries conservative thinker Sabrina Schaeffer is this: Three elections ago, nearly half of all working mothers chose George W. Bush. In 2008, the share dropped to 40 percent for Sen. John McCain. By 2012, only about a third backed Mitt Romney.<p>But even more alarming to Schaeffer is …

How climate-change doubters lost a papal fight

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis was about to take a major step backing the science behind ­human-driven global warming, and Philippe de Larminat was determined to change his mind.<p>A French doubter who authored a book arguing that solar activity — not greenhouse gases — was driving global warming, de …

A Photographer's Obsession Has Made Sweden's Gorgeous 'Broccoli Tree' Instagram Famous

January 4, 2015

Broccoli

Colds and flu hit blood stocks

Blood stocks are critically low in WA because hundreds of regular donors have missed their appointments because they are sick with colds and flu.<p>The …

Common Cold

City urges gay men to get meningitis vaccine

Gay and bisexual men are being urged to get a meningitis vaccine to protect themselves from a small but growing outbreak in the Chicago area. Six men …

Alaska Travel Diary- Victoria, BC

I know, I know! Victoria BC is <b>not</b> Alaska, but it was our final stop on our Alaskan Princess Cruise. On our last afternoon we went into Canada. My …

Federal VA Health Care Program Jeopardizes Alaska System

JUNEAU, Alaska — A new program to deliver health care to veterans across the nation has jeopardized a system it used for a model, triggering outrage …

Alaska's Heat Wave Ignites Fires as Glaciers Rapidly Melt

Climate change has caused Alaska's glaciers to melt so quickly that a one-foot thick layer of water could completely cover the entire state of Alaska …

Global Warming

Off to Alaska for ExpeditionAK!

Tomorrow I'll depart for Alaska, where I'll be serving as part of the team that is putting on the 2015 Expedition Alaska adventure race. As I write …

Alaska Confirms 60 Percent Decline in Rare Wolf Population, Still Plans Trapping and Hunting Season

For Immediate Release, June 19, 2015<p>Contacts:<p>Larry Edwards, Greenpeace, (907) 747-7557, ledwards@greenpeace.org<br>Shaye Wolf, Center for Biological …

Afghan Taliban Contends With ISIS Encroachment

The Afghan Taliban is struggling to maintain a unified facade amid reports of splits within the group and some of the militants fighting each other in the east of the country.<p>According to two commanders within the Taliban — which has been fighting an insurgency against the Afghan government and …

Anti-austerity march: Memorial boarding vandalised

Aftermath of demonstrators in Whitehall, London drawing graffiti on boarding covering the Cenotaph and Monument up to the Women of World War II<p>Saturday's anti-austerity march in London saw another act of vandalism following the defacing of the Women of World War II memorial in May.<p>Footage shows …

UCLA discovers how solar cells' charges can last for weeks

Solar cells have always been inspired by photosynthesis, so it's only natural for researchers to take cues from different aspects of the energy-making process. A team of UCLA chemists, for instance, have developed a way that will allow solar cells to keep their charge for weeks instead of just a …

Solar Panels

I filmed a murder victim's last moments

How an ordinary afternoon ended in horror for a filmmaker working on the BBC's police documentary, The Met<p>When I started working on the BBC documentary series The Met, about the workings of the Metropolitan Police, I was aware that I might be witness to difficult scenes - but I never expected to …