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'X-Men' director Bryan Singer accused of sexually abusing 17-year-old boy in 1999

Bryan Singer, director of "The Usual Suspects" and four movies in the "X-Men"series of films, has been accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old boy in 1999 as part of a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii Wednesday.<p>The plaintiff in the lawsuit was named as Michael F. Egan III, a resident of Nevada. …

How China Used Drones to Capture a Notorious Burmese Drug Lord

How China used drones to track and capture the notorious kingpin of the Mekong delta.<p>The Chinese called him Godfather. He was a Burmese …

Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain — evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report.<p>"The source of the virus is still not known," but it was not imported from nearby countries, said Dr. …

A mother's grief: 'My daughter's in the water'

Through the unrelenting rain, with the biting winds whipping against her tear-stained face, Christine Kim stands on the cold, gray harbor.<p>"Inside that water," she says, pointing to the choppy waves on the Yellow Sea, "there are children whom I teach and my own child."<p>Kim is an English teacher at a …

El Salvador: meet the women who dare to challenge the anti-abortion state

El Salvador's strict abortion laws mean a woman can be charged with homicide for suffering a miscarriage. But a high-profile case that drew global condemnation may prove a catalyst for change<p>Cristina Quintanilla was 18 years old in October 2004 when, seven months pregnant with her second child, she …

Police In Canada Make Arrest Related To 'Heartbleed' Bug

A 19-year-old alleged hacker has been arrested and his computer equipment seized by Canadian police after he purportedly exploited the "Heartbleed" bug vulnerability to steal confidential information from the country's tax collection agency.<p>"Heartbleed," which takes advantage of a security gap in a …

Powerful, low-key Obama aide speaks out

One of the most powerful -- but least known -- White House officials is going public.<p>Alyssa Mastromonaco, President Obama's outgoing deputy chief of staff, tells Charlie Rose of CBS News that "the reason people think I'm so powerful is because they don't know what I do."<p>But as deputy chief of chief …

Spy vs. spy: Snowden presses Putin on surveillance

Guess who called in to a live Russian TV show to ask Russian President Vladimir Putin a question?<p>None other than the National Security Agency leaker and fugitive Edward Snowden, appearing on a video link.<p>During a televised question-and-answer session Thursday, Snowden,who exposed U.S. government …

Syria chlorine gas attack alleged by activists

<b>Activists in Syria have published what they say is evidence of a chlorine gas attack by government forces.</b><p>Footage posted online, which cannot be verified, shows medics trying to revive four young men suffering what appear to be symptoms of poisoning.<p>A voice off-screen says the location is Harasta, …

Middle East

MH370: Undersea search could cost a quarter billion dollars, official says

A prolonged undersea search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could cost nearly a quarter of a billion U.S. dollars if private companies are used, Australia's top transport official said Thursday.<p>Martin Dolan emphasized that the $234 million price tag is a "ballpark rough estimate" of an …

FDA Warns Against Hysterectomy Technique That May Spread Cancer

A Boston couple behind a campaign to stop doctors from performing a controversial surgical procedure is applauding a new U.S. Food and Drug …

Execution, Interrupted: Killer's Life Spared Moments Before Hanging

Balal, who killed an Iranian youth Abdolah Hosseinzadeh in a street fight with a knife in 2007, is brought to the gallow<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Arash …

Amnesty International

'Deeply Ashamed' Ferry Captain Among First to Abandon Ship

The captain of a ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing, is under investigation as a possible …

Allies Say Hillary Is a Bigger Hawk Than Obama

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United States

Kansas City Highway Shootings Suspect in Custody: Police

Authorities in Kansas City, Mo., said Thursday that they had taken into custody a suspect in connection to a string of at least a dozen linked highway shootings in the area since March 8.<p>At a brief evening news conference, Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte said no charges have been filed yet …

Kansas City

Obama: US ‘Prepared To Respond’ To Russian Aggression In Ukraine

President Obama today said the U.S. and its allies “have to be prepared – potentially – to respond,” to continued efforts by Russia to interfere in …