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Oregon Police Release Footage of Deadly Shootout Between State Trooper, Army Vet

Oregon State Police released shocking footage of a deadly shootout that took place between a state trooper and an Army veteran after the officer …

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As U.S. struggles with health reform, the Amish go their own way

The debate over U.S. healthcare reform that has gripped the nation and led to a government shutdown is of small concern in rural Pennsylvania's Amish country for a very simple reason.<p>Along with eschewing cars and many other modern technologies, the descendants of 18th-Century German immigrants who …

In Venezuela, 'la revolucion' has turned into 'la crisis'

In 2007, José Rafael purchased a used Chevy truck for about $3,200 bucks. Today, he could sell that truck for nearly $24,000 dollars.<p>Rafael isn't exaggerating, at least not about the prices. In August, Venezuela’s yearly inflation hit more than 45 percent. Its scarcity index jumped to 20 percent, …

Antonin Scalia Doesn't Care What History Says About Him

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia gave a wide-ranging interview to <i>New York</i> magazine, covering …

Japan asks international community to help solve Fukushima crisis

Japan's prime minister has appealed to the international community to help fix the on-going crisis at its damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant.<p>Shinzo Abe, the prime minister, confirmed that Japan was open to receiving assistance from overseas in a bid to help resolve the world's worst nuclear …

'I couldn't believe it': Record rainfall, flooding displace dozens in Kentucky

More than 80 people and their pets had to be rescued by boat from their flooded homes after more than seven inches of rain fell Saturday and Sunday in Louisville, Kentucky.<p>The National Weather Service declared a flash flood emergency for Louisville early Sunday due to back-to-back thunderstorms …