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Shepard Fairey unveils "Make Art Not War" for Urban Nation in Berlin, Germany

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• September 13, 2014<p>Obey Giant aka Shepard Fairey spent the last few days in Europe where he was invited by Urban Nation to …

That's me in the picture: President Bush's chief of staff informs him of 9/11

We had flown to Florida the evening before. The president was to visit Emma E Booker elementary school in Sarasota, to talk about leaving no child behind in education. When we arrived, there was a terrible stench in the air: the red tide had killed a lot of fish, and they'd washed up on the …

7 women working tirelessly to attack equal rights for women

<b>Phyllis Schlafly</b><p>Sadly, these women find it personally advantageous to reject feminism and continue perpetuating sexist social norms<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>September 13, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>A lot of people assume the term "female misogynist" is an oxymoron. How can …

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Will you be watching for the Northern Lights? Share your photos with CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.<p>A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in …

Ellen DeGeneres: why there is a lot at stake for the Oscars host

Oscars 2014 host Ellen DeGeneres will know there’s pressure on her to deliver as host of the Academy Awards<p><b>OSCARS LIVE: follow our rolling coverage of the 2014 Academy Awards</b><p>It would be surprising if Ellen DeGeneres hasn’t been feeling shivers of apprehension about stepping on stage as the host of …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

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RT @MeredithFrost: Stunning photo from Lake Michigan where winter gales coated St. Joseph Lighthouse in ice (Image/John McCormick) http://t.co/eiqDxmLrlE

Romania and Bulgaria: 'If people go to Britain, of course it's to contribute'

"Just one thing will really change for us on 1 January," says Horia Vernescu, nursing a cappuccino in an overheated cafe on an otherwise bone-chilling December day in Bucharest's central university district.<p>"That little line at the bottom of the job ads, you know? The one that says: 'Apply only if …

Russian spacewalkers forced to remove videocameras outside space station

Two Russian astronauts took a record-breaking seven and a half hour spacewalk outside of the International Space Station, but were unable to successfully complete their mission: installing cameras that will allow anyone, anywhere to watch the Earth lazily spin against the inky black emptiness of …

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

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David Cameron wants to save Mandela memorial 'selfie'

Prime Minister urges Danish counterpart Helle Thorning-Schmidt to auction photo for charity<p>David Cameron has launched a personal bid to save the controversial “selfie” photo of him with US President Barack Obama and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning – Schmidt.<p>The picture was taken by the Dane …

Bubonic plague killed 20 villagers in Madagascar, health experts confirm

Once feared as the Black Death – the rodent-borne disease that wiped out a third of the world's population in the Middle Ages – bubonic plague has killed 20 villagers in Madagascar in one of the worst outbreaks globally in recent years, health experts have confirmed.<p>The confirmation that bubonic …

Ambassador Kennedy: A star is born

Caroline Kennedy is a long way from Syracuse.<p>The soft-spoken presidential scion, who four years ago this month toured upstate New York in a short and ill-fated bid for the U.S. Senate, has swept with force into her newest public role as President Barack Obama’s ambassador in Japan. And if the …

French President Francois Hollande to shun Sochi games

<b>Neither President Francois Hollande nor any top French official will attend the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has said.</b><p>Mr Fabius announced the decision on French radio, but gave no explanation.<p>Last week German President Joachim Gauck also said he was not going to …

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Was North Korea's No. 2 Killed For Not Clapping Hard Enough?

As outsiders try to figure out why North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his uncle executed this week, they're focusing on a couple things. According to NPR's Frank Langfitt:<p>-- There seems have been "a lot of genuine personal dislike" between Kim and Jang Song Thaek, the uncle and until this week …

Earth’s Ozone on Bumpy Road to Recovery

Weather effects surprisingly shape the Antarctic ozone hole.<p><b>Last year the hole in the ozone layer above Antarctica was surprisingly small. But don't get used to that, say atmospheric scientists. Rather than signaling a speedy recovery, the shrinkage was likely a sign of variable weather.</b><p><b>The ozone</b> …

Changes made for gay couples applying for federal college loans

Legally married gay couples applying for federal college loans will be given the same rights and opportunities as their straight married classmates, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday.<p>“We must continue to ensure that every single American is treated equally in the eyes of the law, and this …

Edward Snowden, The Dark Prophet

To avoid surveillance, the first four Americans to visit Edward Snowden in Moscow carried no cell phones or laptops. They flew coach on Delta from …

Chinese boy who had eyes gouged out returns home with prosthetics

A six-year-old Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out in an attack more than three months ago was discharged Thursday from a hospital in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen where he was successfully fitted with prosthetic eyes.<p>Guo Bin – nicknamed Bin Bin – danced to music at a send-off ceremony …

Victims of acid attacks in India saying new law restricting sales being ignored

A gang of young neighborhood men would harass Sonali Mukherjee whenever she left home — taunting her, following her, hissing lewd comments.<p>But Mukherjee, 18 at the time, was not afraid. A sociology student, she stood up to her tormenters. After she threatened to go to the police, they sneaked into …

North Korea executes Kim Jong-un's uncle as a traitor

Jang Song-thaek was a mentor to the young North Korean dictator until he was publicly purged last week.<p>The once-powerful uncle of <b>North Korean</b> leader Kim Jong-un has been executed for treason after being branded "despicable human scum", according to the state news agency.<p>Jang Song-thaek was a mentor …

Why Americans and Europeans may soon start dying of infections like it’s 1905 again

Antibiotics aren’t doing what they’re supposed to do anymore. You know, kill infections. Since Alexander Fleming invented penicillin 75 years ago, nearly all bacteria have mutated into strains impervious to antibiotics. Those souped up bacteria now kill hundreds of thousands of people, at a …

Indian police chief's rape analogy causes outrage across country

One of India's most senior policemen has been forced to apologise after comparing rape to unlicensed betting which, because it cannot be prevented, should be enjoyed.<p>Ranjit Sinha, who leads the Central Bureau of Investigation in India, made the remarks during a discussion at a conference on Tuesday …

Liberals Want Elizabeth Warren to Save Them from the Clintons

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As Hillary Clinton's next presidential campaign looks more and more inevitable, some liberals are …

With shutdown looming, Senate returns to work after Reid vows to reject House spending bill

With what would be the first government shutdown in 17 years due to take effect at midnight Tuesday, the Senate will return to business Monday afternoon to consider House Republicans' weekend spending-bill offer, which the chamber's ranking Democrat has vowed to reject.<p>Senate Majority Leader Harry …