Sara Brookes

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Amid many trials, a frenzy over Jodi Arias

Sex, violence and intrigue were the recipe for the nation's story of the moment.<p>PHOENIX -- It was a first-degree murder case. Maricopa County prosecutors were seeking the death penalty, the harshest punishment, reserved for the worst crimes, the ones with details that shock the conscience of the …

Pakistan press celebrates landmark elections

<b>Pakistani papers are reflecting the nation's upbeat mood after making what most consider to be a successful democratic transition from one civilian government to another for the first time in its history.</b><p>Most editorial writers, pundits and Twitter commentators agree that the electorate has given …

Pakistan

Prince Harry plays sitting volleyball at Warrior Games in Colorado

Prince Harry, a veteran combat helicopter pilot, meets with wounded combat veterans competing in the Paralympic-style Warrior Games in Colorado.<p>The prince, wearing brown camouflage and boots, took part in a sitting volleyball exhibition match last night alongside injured troops at the Warrior Games.<p>…

Prince Harry

Why fear of 3D-printed guns is overblown

Despite worries about the dangers of 3D printed firearms, there's little chance of anyone with a MakerBot device gunning people down. Even gun-control advocates think the hype is too much.<p>Despite politicians lining up to regulate 3D printed guns, and a new directive from the U.S. State Department …

Guns

Houses In California Are Mysteriously Sinking Into The Ground

In this photo taken Monday, May 6, 2013 Robin and Scott Spivey walk past the wreckage of their Tudor-style dream home they had to abandon when the ground gave way causing it to drop 10 feet below the street in Lakeport, Calif. Officials believe that water that has bubbled to the surface is playing …

Bloomberg’s culture is all about omniscience, down to the last keystroke

At Bloomberg, omniscience is a feature not a bug.<p>The company’s New York City skyscraper unfurls around its courtyard like a panopticon. Inside, the decor is punctuated at every turn with fish tanks. No one has an office to hide in, and the meeting rooms are enclosed in clear glass.<p>Visit any of …

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WHO says new coronavirus may be passed person to person

<b>The World Health Organization says it appears likely that the novel coronavirus (NCoV) can be passed between people in close contact.</b><p>This comes after the French health ministry confirmed a second man had contracted the virus in a possible case of human-to-human transmission.<p>Two more people in Saudi …

Disease

New Jersey standoff ends with three dead and three children rescued

The bodies of a woman and her 13-year-old son were found after a days-long standoff in which her boyfriend was killed as officers stormed a New …

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