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Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' in US-India relations

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi.<p>Standing side by side at the stately Hyderabad House, Obama and …

India

The U.S. Needs a New Yardstick for a New Kind of War

Body counts are never a good a yardstick for measuring progress in a war of ideas. That’s why the Pentagon freaked out Thursday when Stuart Jones, …

War

Man Sent To Morgue Due To Medical Examiner Mistake Receives $425,000 Settlement

North Carolina officials have agreed to pay a $425,000 settlement to a man who was mistakenly declared dead, put into a body bag, and sent to a …

Middle East

Rosetta Spacecraft, First to Orbit Comet, Finds Surprises Aplenty

Europe's Rosetta spacecraft reports unexpectedly bumpy, dusty, and dry discoveries on its new home.<p>Drama abounded when Europe's Philae probe landed on a comet last November—especially when the lander bounced a half mile into the air before its final touchdown, then quickly lost power. (See "Comet …

The likely cause of addiction is not what you think

This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we take it for granted. It seems obvious. It seems manifestly true.<p>Until I set off three and a …

Glenn Greenwald

Old foes come together to pay tribute to King Abdullah

Prince of Wales and David Cameron also among those offering condolences to new Saudi king<p>Old enmities and doubts about Saudi Arabia’s human rights record were cast aside as world leaders paid their respects to its new king, Salman bin Abdulaziz.<p>David Cameron, whose government only a week ago …

Middle East

29 Savory Pies to Make for Dinner Tonight

From an outrageously tender beef bourguignon pot pie to a root vegetable tarte tatin, these 29 savory dinner pies take the cake.<p><b>When it comes to one-dish dinners,</b> savory pies take the cake in our book. We guarantee there's a pie in here that should be on your dinner table tonight. So go ahead—stick …

Cooking

Death test predicts chance of dying within 30 days

Sydney researchers have developed a test that can determine if terminally ill and elderly patients will die within 30 days of being admitted to a …

Innovation

iChip: The Future of Antibiotic Discovery

Two weeks ago, a team led by scientists from Northeastern University published a study describing a new class of antibiotics called teixobactin, which they found in the soil of a field in Maine. The Internet subsequently lit up with both excitement and criticism (mostly excitement, though). It’s …

Technology and Science News

New video shows moments before fatal self-driving Uber crash<p>Mark Zuckerberg speaks out on data scandal<p>YouTube to increase number of ads between videos<p>…

Sunday Sundries: Literary Links from Around the Web (January 24th)

Looking for some Sunday reading? Here are some literary links from around the web that you might have missed:

Dazed and Dizzy, the Republican Majority Stumbles

Republicans seem dazed. How can President Obama be climbing in the polls while the approval rating for the Republican-controlled Congress remains stuck at 16 percent? And more stupefying, why is the president grabbing the reins of the national agenda when the GOP now controls both houses of …

Republicans

America’s new golden age of black ops: Inside our secret global war abroad

The U.S. has already launched missions in 105 countries in 2015 — approximately 80 percent of 2014’s total<p>In the dead of night, they swept in aboard V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft. Landing in a remote region of one of the most volatile countries on the planet, they raided a village and soon found …

Military
The White House

17 Weird, Uncomfortable, Awkward, Kind of Hilarious Things That Can Happen During Sex

<b>You Realize He Did</b><br>A little stubble on his face is kind of hot. A little stubble around his boys kind of chafes. Also, <i>why</i>?!<p><b>It's a Commercial Break and You Both Really, Really Don't Want to Miss the Show</b><br>You've got five minutes. Make 'em count.<p><b>You Really Wish You Had a Hair Tie</b><br>Artfully-tousled bed …

Meet The New King Of Saudi Arabia

King Salman has a history of maintaining order in the royal family. A look at the man who will now rule a country that holds one-sixth of the world’s oil reserves.<p>Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died Friday and was quickly succeeded by his half brother, former Crown Prince Salman. Both men come from …

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

New Mexico

10 Secrets of Super Happy Couples | Women's Health

<b>Nurture your friends' relationships.</b><br>You might divorce-proof your own. According to researchers, the breakup of a close pal's marriage increases your odds of splitting by as much as 75 percent. "Some people may see another's divorce as permission to change their own life," says study coauthor Rose …

The Best Book I Read This Year

Staff selections from a year of reading<p><i>The Atlantic</i>'s editors and writers share their favorite titles—new, classic, or somewhere in between—from a year of reading.