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Diplomats descend on Israel-Palestinian region to work for peace

With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's new government in place, top diplomats are beginning to converge on the region to engage Israeli and Palestinian leaders to determine what, if anything, could push the long-stalled peace process forward.<p>Years of American brokerage have failed to coax the …

Israel

The 19-Year-Old Wiz Kid Who Turned Down Apple Has Nabbed Backing From A Hollywood Star

We caught up with Meyer again and learned that since that decision, things have been wild for him.<p>His startup, Fresco News, crowdsources breaking news and photos from Twitter, Instagram and other social media.<p>Fresco finds breaking news, verifies it, and gets the license to publish relevant images …

Social Media

Gunmen kill 36 workers in a Kenyan quarry near Somalia border

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somali al Shabaab Islamist militants killed 36 non-Muslim workers at a quarry in northeast Kenya on Tuesday, prompting the president to sweep out his top security officials in order to tackle a relentless wave of violence.<p>Kenyans have grown increasingly critical of President …

House GOP could respond on immigration next week

The House Republican leadership is tentatively reserving time on the floor next week to respond to President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration, according to sources involved with planning.<p>The House Republican Conference will hold a closed meeting Tuesday morning when it returns from the …

Obama’s immigration overhaul could put burden on states

President Obama’s looming announcement on major changes to the U.S. immigration system could take a financial and economic toll on the states, some critics say – as undocumented residents come out of the shadows and, in some cases, become eligible for benefits.<p>The White House has not confirmed the …

President Obama on immigration: Why wait?

Post-election events help clarify internal White House debate on timing.<p>An internal debate over the timing of President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration has raged for months, with White House officials gaming out options to minimize the collateral damage yet failing to reach consensus …

Poland's Independence Day Ends in Violence

Police in the Polish capital arrested 215 people on Tuesday and used water cannons to push back several hundred masked men who threw stones and flares at lines of riot police.<p>Nationalist groups march through Warsaw each year to mark the anniversary of Polish independence, but for the fourth year in …

Opinion: Republican victory will boost these 21 stocks

<i>(This article was first published in October and updated on Wednesday to reflect the election result)</i><p>It’s the elections, stupid!<p>Many investors are so …

10 things your health insurance won’t tell you

<b>1. We have no idea what to charge you for coverage</b><p>The Affordable Care Act overhauled the country’s health insurance system, and insurers are still …

Health Care

Is the CDC Fueling Anti-Fat Bias in Workplaces?

A CDC campaign that gives U.S. bosses an “obesity cost calculator” to tally the financial losses linked to their overweight employees is being criticized as spurring workplace discrimination — and perhaps enticing companies to fire fat people.<p>LEAN Works!, a program offered by the U.S. Centers for …

ISIS militants kill 50 tribesmen, women and children, officials say

Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 Iraqi men, women and children from the same tribe on Sunday, officials said, in the latest targeting of the group by militants.<p>The killings, all committed in public, raise the death toll suffered by the Sunni Al Bu Nimr tribe in …

5 Things We Learned from Chanel

In honor of the late (and great) Coco Chanel's birthday, we took a closer look at some of the major style and beauty moments that have become synonymous with the house of Chanel.<p>In honor of the late (and great) Coco Chanel's birthday, we took a closer look at some of the major style and beauty …

Coco Chanel

7 Jackets Every Fashionable Woman Should Own

Shop seven basic styles—from the trench to the boucle to le smoking—that are as timeless as they are chic.<p>Consider it the punctuation in personal style or the perfect end to many sartorial stories. The right jacket solves nearly all wardrobe conundrums and more often than not makes a look. Shop …

Quarantined nurse knocks Ebola policy

Kaci Hickox, a nurse placed under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey, went on CNN on Sunday and criticized the "knee-jerk reaction by politicians" to Ebola, saying "to quarantine someone without a better plan in place, without more forethought, is just preposterous."<p>Hickox, an epidemiologist who …

Multi-tasking nanoparticle both seeks and destroys cancerous cells

Nanoparticles hold great potential as a way of both detecting cancer cells and delivering the drugs to treat them. One hurdle that has proven …

Imaging

American released from North Korea

Jeffrey Fowle, an American arrested in North Korea in May for leaving a bible at a club for foreign sailors, has been released and is on his way home, a senior State Department official told CNN on Tuesday.<p>An American government plane picked up Fowle on Tuesday before flying to Guam, the official …

The Best 100 Oscar de la Renta Red Carpet Moments

We remember the legendary American designer in honor of what would be his 84th birthday today.<p>In honor of the late American designer, we're taking a look back at some of Oscar de la Renta's most exquisitely glamorous designs for the red carpet, the White House and the chapel. We will certainly …

Texas health care worker tests positive for Ebola

DALLAS — A health care worker who cared for the Ebola patient who died last week tested positive for the deadly virus, sending health officials scrambling Sunday to find the "breach in protocol" that resulted in her infection.<p>The woman was among caregivers for Thomas Eric Duncan, who died Wednesday …

Vladimir Putin Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize

The nomination, which can be submitted by any one of thousands of people eligible to submit from around the world, is one pick among many others in a record year for submissions.<p>The submission is sure to be controversial, considering Russia's ongoing military action inside Ukraine's Crimea region, …

Vladimir Putin

Woman in her twenties discovers that she was born without a cerebellum

She found out when she checked herself into the hospital because of a bad case of nausea<p>A woman living in China’s Shandong Province got a bit of a surprise recently when doctors at the Chinese PLA General Hospital told her that her brain was missing one of the most important centers for motor …

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A Briton will be next warns 'Jihadi John' as second hostage Steven Sotloff beheaded

Just as Mr Sotloff appeared as the next potential victim at the end of the Foley video, a British hostage is shown on his knees as the latest video draws to a close.<p>A Briton will be the next hostage murdered by Islamist terrorists, the British extremist known as “Jihadi John” threatened on Tuesday …

Summer's Best Haircuts...So Far

Our favorite cuts, crops, lengths and layers from June and July of 2014.<p>Our favorite cuts, crops, lengths and layers from June and July of 2014.<p>Getty Images

Ukraine warns of return to 'full-scale war'

A U.S. lawmaker is calling for the arming of Ukrainian forces engaged in fighting Russian troops along the nation's eastern border with Russia.<p>Sen. Robert Menendez, D-New Jersey, is in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, on a fact-finding mission into the monthslong conflict there between pro-Russian …

POLL: Romney Would Beat Obama In Election Rematch

Though Obama would apparently have trouble with Romney another Democrat, Hillary Clinton, was found to be in a far better position against the 2012 GOP nominee. The poll showed 55% of Americans would support Clinton and just 42% would vote for Romney if a hypothetical election between the two were …

Hillary Clinton

Judge tosses senator's ObamaCare lawsuit

A federal judge on Monday dismissed a U.S. senator's lawsuit challenging a requirement that congressional members and their staffs obtain government-subsidized health insurance through small business exchanges, saying the senator had no grounds to sue.<p>Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican, filed …

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25 Icons Who Travel in Style

Let these 25 vintage icons inspire your jet set style.<p>Let these 25 vintage icons inspire your jet set style.