Shana Segarra

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McCain's blood clot may be more significant than first thought

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. John McCain, 80, is recovering at his Arizona home following surgery on Friday to remove a blood clot above his left eye, according to his office. The clot was discovered during a routine physical last week, according to a statement.<p>Surgeons at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix …

Medicine

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Pushes Back After Being Spotted on Beach Closed by Government Shutdown

After a government shutdown left the state beaches of New Jersey closed for the start of the Fourth of July holiday, thousands of people had to find other ways to enjoy their long holiday break.<p>Except for one: Gov. Chris Christie.<p>Christie and his family were spotted on Sunday lounging on the sand …

New Jersey

What It's Like To Date When You Can't Have Sex

After how many dates do you bring up the medical condition that prevents you from having vaginal intercourse?<p>I was supposed to be at the restaurant in 30 minutes. I opened our text conversation and, for the fifth time in a half hour, typed then deleted my excuse for canceling on him. I scolded …

Thanks to Ronda Rousey, Vin Diesel's daughter can kick your butt

His daughter may only be seven years old, but Vin Diesel plans to toughen her up as soon as possible.<p>"I feel sorry for anyone that has to [date my …

Syria tops agenda for EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg

European Union foreign ministers have gathered in Luxembourg for talks that will largely focus on the Syrian conflict. The bloc is above all divided …

Middle East

Rand Paul blasts Donald Trump's 'pitiful' attacks

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky). Scott Olson/Getty Images<p>Presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) argued Thursday that the summer of Donald Trump is just about over.<p>"I think America is about done with him. I think we're about ready to get over and move on," Paul declared during a Fox News …

Republicans

Kepler telescope identifies ancient solar system

<b>An ancient solar system similar to our own has been discovered by scientists.</b><p>Studying data from the Kepler telescope, the team, led by the University of Birmingham, found a star orbited by five planets similar in size to Earth.<p>The system, 117 light-years away, is the oldest known of its kind, …

Telescopes

The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

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Cities

Japanese sue over sex slave reports

MORE than 10,000 people are suing Japan’s leading liberal newspaper over stories on Tokyo’s system of wartime sex slavery, which they say have …

World War II

ISIS states its justification for the enslavement of women

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a new publication, ISIS justifies its kidnapping of women as sex slaves citing Islamic theology, an interpretation that is rejected by the Muslim world at large as a perversion of Islam.<p>"One should remember that enslaving the families of the kuffar -- the infidels -- and taking their …

Key Figures In CIA-Crack Cocaine Scandal Begin To Come Forward

LOS ANGELES -- With the public in the U.S. and Latin America becoming increasingly skeptical of the war on drugs, key figures in a scandal that once rocked the Central Intelligence Agency are coming forward to tell their stories in a new documentary and in a series of interviews with The Huffington …

U.S. launches effort to drop humanitarian aid in Iraq

President Obama, saying that he was acting to avert a threatened genocide, announced that he had authorized airstrikes against Sunni militants who have advanced quickly across northern Iraq, driving tens of thousands of people out of their towns and villages.<p>In addition to the threat of airstrikes, …

Expert: Russia will use 'humanitarian crisis' as excuse to invade Ukraine

Cut off from the Russian border and under increasing pressure from Ukrainian military forces, the pro-Russian separatists' stronghold of Donetsk could become the flashpoint for a Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine, an expert on U.S. and Russian national security predicted Thursday.<p>Appearing on Fox …

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Nigeria leader vows 'total war' on Boko Haram

Nigeria's president has said he has ordered "total war" against the armed group Boko Haram which last month abducted 276 schoolgirls in the northeastern state of Borno.<p>Goodluck Jonathan made the comments on Thursday in a televised speech that reassured the girls' parents that his forces would free …