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The Government Now Admits There's an 'Area 51'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Newly declassified documents, obtained by George Washington University's National Security Archive, …

William Hague: this is a moment for democratic nations to live up to their values

The use of chemical weapons by President Assad's regime in Syria is a moral outrage that cannot go unchallenged<p>The faces of the victims of last week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria are haunting. We still do not know how many people died. Médecins Sans Frontières, an independent humanitarian …

Middle East

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"The US is sending Salvadorans back to one of the most violent places in the world, and putting them at risk of death."<p>Displaced people report …

Analysts warn of risk from extremists in Syria

AMMAN — Concerns that U.S. military intervention in Syria would prop up extremist groups affiliated with al-Qaeda were scoffed at Thursday by leaders of Syria's opponents to dictator Bashar Assad, though analysts warn Islamic extremists are growing.<p>"The American strikes are not to destroy the …

Two month California prison hunger strike ends

<b>A nearly two-month hunger strike by California prison inmates protesting against solitary confinement has ended, a corrections official has said.</b><p>Corrections Secretary Jeffrey Beard said all prisoners were accepting meals on Thursday.<p>The protest ended as two state lawmakers pledged to hold hearings …

Latin America

N Korea agrees to restore hotline with South

North Korea has agreed to restore a cross-border military hotline with South Korea, in another sign of easing tensions between the rivals in recent weeks, the South Korean government has said.<p>On Thursday, the two Koreas agreed at a meeting in Kaesong to restart the hotline starting Friday, Seoul's …

Shell to negotiate over Nigeria oil spill compensation

Royal Dutch Shell faces claims exceeding £100m from local communities in Nigeria, ahead of talks to begin next week over two oil spills dating back to 2008.<p>Much of the oil that leaked into waterways around Bodo in the Niger Delta has yet to be cleared, amid disagreement over how the clean-up …

Port Harcourt

Minneapolis mayor courts Chicago's gay couples to marry in his city

When it comes to economic development, it is not unusual for some chief executives of states to sneak across a border or two to try to poach some jobs. The usual pitch, however, involves tax breaks, available land and a well-trained workforce.<p>But Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak is counting on love to …

LGBTQ

Remote-Control Helicopter Kills Teen

Up to 20,000 North Korean prison camp inmates have 'disappeared' says human rights group

Thousands of North Korean inmates of Camp No 22, one of Kim Jong-un's most brutal labour camps, have disappeared according to a human rights group.<p>There are fears that up to 20,000 may have been allowed to die of disease or starvation in the run-up to the closure of the camp at the end of last year.<p>…

North Korea

A Bloody Assassination Attempt in Egypt

Sophia Jones reports from the scene of a bomb intended to kill Egypt’s controversial interior minister.<p>A sign reading “It’s a girl!” hung in an …

US drone strike kills at least seven in Pakistan

A suspected U.S drone aircraft killed at least seven militants in Pakistan’s ethnic Pashtun tribal region on the Afghan border on Friday, Pakistani security officials and residents said.<p>U.S. drones have fired missiles into troubled and inaccessible border areas such as North Waziristan, the main …

Pakistan

Weekend Push Planned on Syria Resolution as Many in Congress Waver

Three days of arm-twist­ing and long-dis­tance lob­by­ing lie ahead for law­makers and the Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion as neither the House nor the …

Driving

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

The 8 Skincare Secrets You Need To Know Now, According To Dr. Perricone

We all want beautiful skin, but we may not know how to achieve it. Should we be slathering on more creams? Exfoliating every day? What about all of those oils being thrown at us?<p>Luckily, we got the expert opinion of Dr. Perricone himself on the confusing world that is skin maintenance. The health …

Homemade Face Scrubs for Every Skin Type

Yes, we know there are a ton of face scrubs out there, but it’s hard to find exactly the right one to fit your skin type. Which means that making a custom one to fit your skin’s needs is the way to go. Plus, you’ll already have half of the ingredients in your kitchen. It’s a win-win situation!<p>We’ll …

Skin Care

Nearly half of existing iPhone owners plan to buy the new iPhone immediately, one survey says

Almost half all of existing iPhone owners plan to upgrade to the new iPhone immediately, according to a survey at Ask.com.<p>And most of them want to go high-end.<p>According to the survey of more than 4,000 iPhone owners, 46 percent plan to upgrade as soon as the new iPhones are available. Fifty-four …

The Spirit of Winter

A series of Winter photos, all taken 2012 and 2013 in Finland.

light & shadow (j) via stephanocardona.tumblr.com

25 Ways to Win With Watermelon

There’s something about watermelon—it just isn’t summer without it. But you can do more than just serve it in wedges or in a fruit salad. Paired with basil and feta, it becomes a savory salad, and paired with vodka it becomes…well, the best cocktail to round out the summer months. So, for National …

Recipes

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Some surprising facts about hedgehogs

For a familiar sort of wild animal, hedgehogs are full of surprises. In the past few months, I've found a lot of things out about them. One is the …

Help for hedgehogs

Am I supposed to start worrying about hedgehogs, whose numbers, it seems, are decreasing? I don't know how they know this – it's like the estimate of …

More than you maybe needed to know about the echidna

Echidnas are one of those weird Australian animals that seems to have been pieced together from leftover bits of other animals. Mammals that lay …

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