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Happy Birthday JK Rowling: 16 Best Quotes From Harry Potter

Today is both JK Rowling's 48th birthday as well as her beloved character Harry Potter's birthday (he's 33 today). In honor of the creator of our favorite young wizard and the young wizard himself, we thought we'd round up some of the best quotes from the <i>Harry Potter</i> series.<p>We are fully aware that …

Conceptual Photography by Ben Heine

Conceptual Photography by Ben Heine

New Iraqi National Park May Be a Game Changer

Iraq decreed its first official national park last week, after years of planning and bargaining within its governmental council. The new title will help protect the central marshes of Iraq, which are currently threatened by the country’s increasing urbanization and development.<p>One integral part of …

Ecology

House approves lower rates on student loans

The House passed a bill Wednesday to reduce costs of taking out loans for many U.S. students.<p>WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday to roll back a July 1 jump in student loan interest rates and reduce the borrowing costs for millions of students.<p>The bill, …

European Union

San Diego's Mayor Claims He Never Received Sexual Harassment Training, So The City Should Pay For His Lawyer

Filner's private lawyer Harvey Berger wrote in a letter to City Attorney Jan Goldsmith on Monday that San Diego was legally obligated to provide training to prevent sexual harassment to all management-level employees within six months of their joining the city. Goldsmith's office released the …

Dianne Feinstein

An armed George Zimmerman stopped for speeding in Texas, gets warning

An armed George Zimmerman, acquitted of all charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, was pulled over by police in Forney, Texas, three days ago and given a warning for speeding and released, according to media reports.<p>TMZ, the entertainment news website, and CBS11 in Dallas-Fort Worth both …

George Zimmerman

Manning sentencing: Wikileaks 'strained' US-Afghan ties

<b>The Wikileaks disclosures strained US-Afghan relations, a retired US Army general said at the sentencing hearing of Pte First Class Bradley Manning.</b><p>Brig Gen Robert Carr said documents Pte Manning leaked named hundreds of friendly Afghan villagers, putting their lives at risk.<p>Pte Manning faces up to …

Chelsea Manning