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Tianjin explosion: Dozens dead, areas of Chinese port city devastated

<b>Tianjin, China (CNN) —</b> You can see the devastation everywhere: in the hollowed-out shells of buildings, in the anguished faces of relatives, in the parade of scorched cars.<p>But what set off the terrifying explosions that ripped through warehouses containing hazardous chemical materials, shooting …

Natural Disasters

Kristen Stewart Addresses Her Sexuality: "Google Me, I'm Not Hiding"

Kristen Stewart is comfortable with her dating life, but that doesn’t mean she wants to tell the world about it.<p>The American Ultra actress tells …

Mandate counselling for children in divorces

With the number of children caught in divorce cases rising, experts have called for counselling to be made compulsory for this vulnerable group, who …

Divorce

A Lion, A Dentist & A Hunting Trip….

The Minnesota dentist who went on a US$55,000 hunting trip and ends up killing Zimbabwe’s most famous lion, Cecil. (American Dentist Identified As …

The Rule of Boko Haram

Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria’s Unholy War<p>by Mike Smith<p>I.B. Tauris, 233 pp., $29.00<p>In early May, during the final days of the hot, dry season, I flew to …

Africa

GREECE JUST TAUGHT CAPITALISTS A LESSON ABOUT WHAT CAPITALISM REALLY MEANS

The vote is huge lesson for conservatives and anyone else who thinks this is about a dilettante government of left-wing idealists who think they can flout the law while staging some kind of Che Guevara-esque dream:<p>Wrong.<p><i>This is what capitalism is really about.</i><p>From the beginning, Merkel and the EU …

The raging hypocrisy at the center of the Christian right’s persecution complex

The religious right has convinced itself that it’s the target of liberal persecution. There’s just one problem…<p>It’s been interesting to witness the public conversation going on among religious conservatives in the wake of the Supreme Court’s historic ruling on same-sex marriage last week. As Derek …