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NBC looks to find new role for suspended Brian Williams, CNN says

Williams had been suspended for saying that he had come under fire on a helicopter during the Iraq war, CNN reports<p>NBC is attempting to find a new role for Brian Williams, one of America's most prominent television journalists, after suspending him for fabricating a story that he had come under …

Iraq War

The purrrfect cuppa: Taipei's best cat cafes

Taiwan is famed for its delicate teas and the capital, Taipei, teems with excellent cafes. The past decade has seen a craze in cat cafes (or cat coffee as they’re known in Taiwan). A cafe qualifies if it has one or more cats strolling – or more likely dozing – on the premises.<p>We’ve padded the …

Café

John Nash, Nobel Prize Winner and Subject of 'A Beautiful Mind,' Killed in Car Crash

John Nash, winner of the Nobel prize in economics and the subject of the movie "A Beautiful Mind," was killed with his wife Saturday in a car crash in New Jersey, according to state police.<p>Nash and his wife, Alicia, were traveling in a taxi on the New Jersey Turnpike in Middlesex County when it hit …

Nobel Prize
Crime

UK police arrest 9 men over London jewel heist; some of the loot recovered

With meticulous planning and remarkable good fortune, the thieves who broke into a safe deposit in London's diamond district seemed to have pulled off the perfect jewel heist. But their luck ran out Tuesday when more than 200 Scotland Yard officers closed in on them.<p>The nine arrests were a triumph …

Crime

Canadian study reveals hidden link between cells and bacteria

Scientists have added a new wrinkle – literally – to the story of how life as we know it evolved.<p>The find, published Thursday in the journal Current Biology, involves the wrinkle-like folds that are found inside mitochondria, tiny vessels that are the power plants of cells. Their folds – known as …

Biology

DNA Left on Pizza Crust Helps Police Identify Murder Suspect

Authorities investigating the Washington, D.C., homicide of businessman Savvas Savopoulos, his wife Amy, their 10-year-old son Philip and housekeeper …

Crime

Boston bomber to face about 20 of his victims at sentencing | Reuters

BOSTON (Reuters) - Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will face about 20 of his victims at a hearing next month when he will be formally sentenced to die for the 2013 attack, a U.S. judge said on Tuesday.<p>Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is shown in a courtroom sketch after he is …

Justice
Crime
North Korea

Bird flu could cost nearly $1 billion in Minnesota and Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bird flu could cost nearly $1 billion in the economies of the two states hardest hit, Minnesota and Iowa, agricultural economists said Monday, and the virus is still spreading.<p>Iowa, the nation's leading egg producer, has lost about 20 million chickens that lay eggs for food …

Agriculture

Scientists watching Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano for new eruption | Reuters

(Reuters) - Scientists are closely watching a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island for a possible eruption after volatile changes in the level of a lake of lava on its summit and a series of earthquakes, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Monday.<p>Observers said there was a chance of an eruption in the …

Geology
Cuba
Boston Marathon Bombing

China has outfitted missiles capable of reaching the US with multiple nuclear warheads

Foregoing a longstanding policy of maintaining a small nuclear force, Beijing has begun to place multiple miniaturized nuclear warheads atop ballistic missiles, The New York Times reports citing a report from the Department of Defense. Missiles with multiple warheads are harder to intercept as each …

North Korea
Bill Gates

Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

IE will live on, but only as plumbing for Windows<p>While Microsoft has dropped hints that the Internet Explorer brand is going away, the software maker has now confirmed that it will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, codenamed Project Spartan. Speaking at Microsoft Convergence …

Internet Explorer

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Pakistan hangs 12 in largest execution since ban overturned

An unofficial moratorium on capital punishment was lifted in December and on Tuesday, among those executed was a man who said he was arrested when he was 16<p><b>Pakistan</b> hanged 12 convicts on Tuesday, the interior ministry said, amid a growing uproar over plans to execute a man whose lawyers say was 14 …

POLL: Just 38% Of Americans Want Obama To Take Executive Action On Immigration

Obama is expected to unveil an executive action that would protect between four to five million undocumented immigrants from deportation later this week. Bloomberg News published a report Tuesday evening citing "people familiar with the proposal" who said it would include expansions of Obama's 2012 …

Immigration

The True Origins of 'X-Men'

How a second-tier comic inspired a legion of misfits and changed Hollywood<p>It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, …

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

13 Rarely Seen Photos of Marilyn Monroe

So no, not the one of her in the white dress blowing up over the subway grate.<p>Marilyn Monroe rose to fame in the '50s and '60s, becoming one of America's most favorite actresses and most beloved blondes. Today, on what would've been her 89th birthday, we've rounded up some images of her that aren't …

The Dogs of War

Here is Marine Corporal Jose Armenta in his tent on the night before getting blown up in Afghanistan. He jokes with Mulrooney and Berry and the medic the guys have nicknamed “Christ.” He feeds and waters his dog, Zenit, a sable-coat German shepherd. He lets Buyes, who will be dead in three months, …

The Tinkerbell Fairyfly, also known as Tinkerbella nana, is one of the Top 10 New Species of 2014. Photograph by Jennifer Read. To see the full list of species, visit science.time.com.

KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

The three majestic natural bridges of Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah invite you to ponder the power of water in a landscape usually defined by its absence. View them from an overlook, or hit the trails and experience their grandeur from below. Declared a National Monument in 1908, the bridges are named "Kachina," "Owachomo" and "Sipapu" in honor of the Native Americans that once made this area their home. This is also home to some of the darkest night skies in the United States. Photo: Manish Mamtani

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

Gael Monfils Stuns French Open Crowd with Incredible Dance Moves

Adverse weather conditions may have disrupted play on Day 2 of this year’s French Open, but that didn’t prevent Gael Monfils from wowing the Roland Garros crowd.<p>As per Stuart Fraser of the <i>Daily Mail</i>, Frenchman Monfils “is renowned as one of the biggest entertainers on the tour," and he certainly …

Tennis