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10 terrifying books to read when you’re feeling spooky

Horror movies are on every Halloween fan’s to-do list during the month of October. It’s fun to have a reason for a re-watch.<p>But it’s also an …

13 fantastic, lesser-known horror films fans can watch on Netflix right now

Look. It's October and we know you want to watch horror movies until you're scared of everything that moves.<p>But you don't want to spend all the money …

The High-Stakes Virginia Election Recount

The Democratic candidate for attorney general in Virginia is poised to win by less than 1 percent, giving Democrats the run of the state for the …

Extremely close Virginia race once again highlights election errors

WASHINGTON – An overlooked voting machine, a fight over rules, faulty counts – the almost-impossibly close race for attorney general in Virginia once again has highlighted the errors that slip into U.S. elections.<p>As of Monday morning, only 17 votes – out of more than 2 million cast – separated the …

Are there really 100,000 new Christian martyrs every year?

<b>It's often claimed that 100,000 Christians are killed every year because of their religion. Earlier this year, the Vatican called it a credible number. But is it?</b><p>Gunmen on motorcycles kill three people when they open fire on a wedding outside a Coptic Christian church in Cairo. A twin-suicide …

Africa

Playing the shame card

House Democrats have a plan to advance a gay rights bill that Speaker John Boehner has already declared dead: shaming Republicans.<p>It’s a strategy that has worked well for Democrats in the past. A campaign to pressure Republicans into reauthorizing an expanded version of the Violence Against Women …

Iran talks came 'extremely close' to deal - John Kerry

<b>US Secretary of State John Kerry has told the BBC that none of the differences between world powers and Iran over its nuclear programme are big enough to prevent agreement.</b><p>He said they came "extremely close" to a deal at the weekend in Geneva.<p>But he said the rest of the world had to be certain that …

South Asia

German government unveils details of 'Nazi art'

Bowing to demands from Jewish groups and art experts, the German government has made public the details of paintings in a recovered trove of about 1,400 pieces of art, many of which may have been stolen by the Nazis, and said it would put together a taskforce to speed up identification.<p>In a written …

Key West Awash With Plans For Rising Sea Level

Florida — especially South Florida — is very flat and very low, and in places like Miami Beach and Key West, buildings are just 3 feet above sea level. Scientists now say there may be a 3-foot rise in the world's oceans by the end of the century.<p>Under ordinances recently adopted in Key West, all …