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Rising danger prompted U.S. effort to rescue James Foley, other hostages

The United States sent a team of special operation forces to Syria this summer to try to rescue American journalist James Foley and other hostages held by Islamic militants, U.S. officials said Wednesday.<p>"The U.S. government had what we believed was sufficient intelligence, and when the opportunity …

50 Things Millennials Know That Gen-Xers Don’t

The Bonus Jonas<p>The Jonas Brothers were so massively popular around 2008 that even non-Millennials knew about Joe, Nick and Kevin. But only true …

Eight Moving Mandela Portraits

Danny Glover in ‘Mandela’ (1987)<p>Born in 1918, Mandela spent most of his life fighting against South Africa's brutal apartheid system, which stripped …

Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

People all over the world are mourning the passing of freedom fighter and former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela, who died on December 5th …

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Photo Tip: The Benefits of Traveling Light

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>One of the greatest things about photography is that it rewards time spent taking pictures more than it rewards money spent on camera gear.<p>I often fantasize about heading out the door with just one camera hanging around my neck. But when I go on the road to take pictures for</i> …

Ferrets In the Night – Recovery Efforts Continue for Masked Bandits in Montana

Wildlife<p><i>The region of the American Prairie Reserve encompasses two national wildlife refuges. This is an area of Montana with dramatic cliffs cut by the Missouri River and rugged, wooded terrain housing mountain lions, elk and big horn sheep. As you move up from the river and north across the</i> …