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Photographer captures images of uncontacted Amazon tribe

Brazilian Ricardo Stuckert accidentally stumbled on to the tribe after his helicopter was diverted<p>A photographer has captured images of an uncontacted Amazonian tribe after his helicopter flight took a detour to avoid a rainstorm and happened to fly over their longhouse.<p>Related: Sighting of …

Brazil

Pope: Bankrupt morals to save banks but not suffering people

Pope Francis has denounced the "scandalous" amounts of money that governments and world institutions have found to save ailing banks but not suffering people, including migrants who are dying as they try to cross the Mediterranean Sea.<p>The pope on Saturday denounced these policies as a "bankruptcy …

Drones carrying medicines, blood face top challenge: Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At first, the drone took some explaining. Anxious villagers buzzed with rumors of a new blood-sucking thing that would fly above …

Africa

Wells Fargo Was Just Hit With a Shareholder Class Action Lawsuit

A shareholder class action lawsuit was filed against Wells Fargo & Co on Monday that alleged the firm misled investors about its financial …

N.D. Pipeline Protester: 'It's About Our Rights As Native People'

In North Dakota, work has stopped on one section of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. Still, over the weekend protesters continued to stream into camps set up near the construction site.<p>One protest camp is about an hour's drive south of Bismarck. A prairie there is covered with tepees, …

Korean Air Delays Its Funding Decision on Hanjin As Samsung Seeks a Court Order

Korean Air Lines, the biggest shareholder in Hanjin Shipping, on Friday delayed a decision on a funding plan for the troubled company for a second …

Obama nominates first Muslim federal judge

<b>Vientiane, Laos (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama has nominated a Washington lawyer to the US District Court bench who would become the country's first Muslim-American federal judge if he is confirmed.<p>Abid Riaz Qureshi is a lawyer at the Latham & Watkins law firm in Washington, specializing in health …

Judiciary

Are Aliens Talking To Us?

On Aug. 15, the news broke that a Russian radio telescope detected strong signals from outer space.<p>The signals allegedly originated from a star 95 light-years from Earth. Just to clarify, this means that the signal would have left the star or, potentially, an orbiting planet, 95 years ago. Radio …

Protests over black girls’ hair rekindle debate about racism in South Africa

PRETORIA, South Africa — In recent years, staff members at the prestigious Pretoria High School for Girls in South Africa’s administrative capital had taken to telling black students to “fix” their hair, according to some current and former pupils. Exactly what “fix” meant depended on who was …

South Africa

Jesus's wife papyrus probably fake, say experts

New evidence indicates the fragment in which Jesus refers to ‘my wife’ is likely to be a modern forgery<p>A Harvard professor who caused a huge splash when she unveiled a small fragment of papyrus that she said referred to Jesus being married now says it is likely to be a forgery.<p>Harvard Divinity …

A fish inside a jellyfish: One-in-a-million photo | CNN Travel

(CNN) — An Australian ocean photographer has captured a one-in-a-million example of the cruelty of life in the deep -- a fish peering out into the ocean, helpless, from inside a jellyfish.<p>Tim Samuel, a self-described "ocean obsessed... lover of photography and adventures," captured the image off …

Muhammad Ali dead: Boxing legend, humanitarian dies at 74

Muhammad Ali, the brash and polarizing boxer who transcended sport to become a cultural icon, died Friday evening, according to family spokesperson …

Muhammad Ali was the subject of many films and star of a few

Muhammad Ali would almost seem unbelievable if he was created as a work of fiction for a movie script.<p>He was brash, bold, the best in the world — …

Boxing

Reaction to the death of 'The Greatest' Muhammad Ali

Quotes from around the world about the death of three-time heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali:<p>"He's the most transforming figure of my time, …

Boxing

Asteroid explosion lights up early-morning sky over Arizona

An overnight asteroid explosion over Arizona lit up the sky so brightly that it appeared as if it were daylight for a short time.<p>Videos show the sky …

Michelle Obama Ripped Donald Trump In Her Last Commencement Speech as FLOTUS

"I have seen how leaders who rule by intimidation–leaders who demonize and dehumanize entire groups of people–often do so because they have nothing else to offer. "<p>Michelle Obama gave her last commencement speech as First Lady on Friday, praising the graduating class at City College of New York for …

Scientist Creates Possible Cure to All Viruses, Needs It to Go Viral

When MIT-trained engineer Todd Rider revealed his revolutionary idea for killing virtually any virus, everyone from fellow scientists to The White …

Immune System

Detoxification With Coriander & Fennel Water - Quiet Corner

Coriander & Fennel Water – Stay Toxin-Free<p>When the mercury soars, it’s important to stay cool. For centuries, Ayurvedic healers have believed that …

Ayurveda

Russia has a new robot soldier, and it's a little troubling

"The development of a special military robot is one of the priorities of military construction in Russia," the Russian daily newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda reported recently.<p>The purpose of Iron Man, the newspaper continued, is to "replace the person in the battle or in emergency areas where there …

Russia

The Conversation

Readers respond to our April 2016 cover story.<p>The Obama Doctrine<p><i>In April, Jeffrey Goldberg reported on the president’s foreign policy. John Bew called the article “a masterpiece of journalism” in</i> New Statesman<i>, while former U.S. Representative Barney Frank said Goldberg’s interviews with Obama</i> …

Brexit would have 'unforeseeable consequences', warns Juncker

A British exit from the European Union would have “unforeseeable consequences” for European cooperation, European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker has warned in an interview with German media.<p>Britain is to hold a referendum on 23 June on whether or not it should stay in the 28-nation bloc, and …

Panama Papers report alleges NZ prime place for rich to hide money

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand shelf companies and trusts to help channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of the so-called Panama Papers.<p>Mossack Fonseca law firm sign is pictured in Panama City, in this …

Corruption

Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome Shines Again After Stellar Draft

There are plenty of reasons why the Baltimore Ravens have made the playoffs in six of the last eight seasons, with a pair of division titles and a Lombardi Trophy on the mantle.<p>But all of those reasons can be traced back to their conductor: general manager Ozzie Newsome.<p>A former first-round pick, …

The huge 'Panama Papers' data dump just dropped

As of today, on Monday May 9, anyone in the world will be able to scour through the database of 200,000 companies, trusts, foundations, and funds incorporated in 21 tax havens to see where the world's richest people squirrel away their wealth in order to pay as little tax as possible.<p>It is …

Corruption