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It's Too Late to Delay Obamacare

The website is riddled with glitches—why not just postpone the launch? Because doing so could increase customer costs or deprive citizens of coverage entirely.<p>Delay is in the air.<p>Marco Rubio on Monday introduced the “Delay Until Fully Functional Act” to postpone the Affordable Care Act's individual …

Associated Press News

Reported Rape Cases In Delhi Nearly Double In Aftermath Of Gang Rape On Bus

Nearly a year after the brutal gang rape of a student on a moving bus, the number of reported rape cases in Delhi has nearly doubled, according to a report heard by India's Supreme Court Wednesday.<p>Between January and Oct. 15 of this year, 1,330 instances of rape and 2,844 molestation cases were …

Amanda Knox case: new DNA test casts doubt over murder weapon

New testing of DNA found on knife believed to have been used in the killing of British student Meredith Kercher casts fresh doubt over whether it was the murder weapon<p>New testing of traces of DNA on the kitchen knife allegedly used to kill Meredith Kercher shows that it belonged to Amanda Knox …

Germany may invite Edward Snowden as witness in NSA inquiry

Edward Snowden may be invited to Germany as a witness against the US National Security Agency.<p>Action is under way in the Bundestag to commission a parliamentary investigation into US intelligence service spying and a German politician met Snowden in Moscow on Thursday to discuss the …

China creates 55 billion tons of artificial rain a year—and it plans to quintuple that

Back in 2150 BC, Emperor Yu sealed his place in China’s history of eminent rulers by controlling the Yellow River’s annual flood, saving waterlogged crops. Today China’s rulers face the opposite problem: It’s water scarcity that threatens farms. So instead of the Yellow River, the Chinese …

Meteorology

Madagascar takes first step on the road back to democracy

It is 4pm in the highland village of Antanifotsy and the Ranaivo family is hard at work, catching the last hour of daylight before heading home. Amid the terraced rice paddies so typical of the central plateaux of Madagascar, they are building a huge kiln, laid with about 15,000 bricks. They hope …

4 Decades Of YSL, 4-Inspired Outfits We Still Love

<b>The iconic house of Saint Laurent is as current and trendsetting as it was 50 years ago when designer Yves Saint Laurent sent his first collection</b> …

Here’s why India is never going to be safe for women

A few days ago, after news of the sexual assault case in Mumbai broke out, someone on Twitter said something that got me thinking. A female resident of Mumbai, presumably, lashed out after seeing the umpteenth tweet asking women in Mumbai to “take care” and “be safe.”<p>Enough of this patronizing …