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China court hears case against gay-straight 'conversion therapy'

Man files lawsuit against Chongqing clinic which he says gave him electroshock therapy to get rid of homosexual thoughts<p>A Beijing court has heard the country's first case against gay-straight "conversion therapy", in what activists say could be a watershed case for the state's stance on …

Could Ebola come to the United States? - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- A man boards a plane in Liberia with a slight fever. As the jet nears an airport in New York, his temperature rises; his throat grows sore.<p>It's the flu, he thinks after he lands, but he's wrong. He's caught the deadly Ebola virus.<p>He soon dies of hemorrhagic fever while surrounded by …

Measles Outbreak In Ohio Leads Amish To Reconsider Vaccines

The Amish countryside in central Ohio looks as it has for a hundred years. There are picturesque pastures with cows and sheep, and big red barns dot the landscape.<p>But something changed here, when, on an April afternoon, an Amish woman walked to a communal call box. She picked up the phone to call …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Consumer Tech

Pope Visits Imprisoned Father of Slain 3-Year-Old

ROME — Pope Francis has driven into Rio de Janeiro with his car window rolled down, visited a Brazilian slum and walked right through the Arab-Israeli conflict.<p><b>Sign up for breaking news alerts from NBC News</b><p>But on Saturday, the apparently fearless pontiff faced dangerous territory he hasn’t ventured …

Crime

Malaysia Airlines plane search: British yachtswoman 'saw MH370 on fire'

British sailor reports having seen plane on fire near possible route of Flight MH370 - three months after it went missing<p>A British woman sailing with her husband across the Indian Ocean from India to Thailand has claimed she may have seen the missing Malaysia Airlines plane on fire.<p>Katherine Tee, …

Woman Beaten To Death In McDonalds By Cult Member In China

A woman has been beaten to death in a Chinese branch of McDonalds allegedly by a man who angry she had not given him her number.<p>Six members of a …

Speed Read: A Black Cop Infiltrates The KKK

While he was a Colorado Springs police officer, Ron Stallworth successfully infiltrated the KKK, even though he was black. Read the highlights of his …

Did ocean device capture Flight MH370's end?

Was the sound of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 striking the water captured by ocean devices used to listen for signs of nuclear blasts?<p>It's a long shot, but an Australian university is studying records from underwater listening devices in an effort to help find the missing plane.<p>"One signal has …

Prince Charles's Putin-Hitler comparison is outrageous, says Russia

Foreign ministry says future monarch's use of media to spread propaganda against Russia is unacceptable and low<p>• Prince Charles compares Vladimir Putin with Adolf Hitler<p>Russia has accused Prince Charles of making outrageous and low remarks in comparing Vladimir Putin with Adolf Hitler, as the …

Forecasters predict below average hurricane season

The federal government predicts a slightly below-average hurricane season in the Atlantic this year. Three to six hurricanes are expected.<p>A typical season, based on the years 1981-2010, sees six hurricanes.<p>The Atlantic season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30. This forecast, out Thursday from the …

Balkans flooding sparks mass evacuation - CNN Video

Flight 370 search chief: Hunt for plane is the most difficult in history

The man leading the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 says the search is the most difficult in human history, but modern technology greatly increases the chances of finding the missing plane.<p>The four underwater signals that search teams detected are still "the most promising lead" investigators …

Female genital mutilation survivor calls on Obama administration to act – video

Jaha Dukureh calls for the White House and the Department of Health and Human Services to carry out a new study documenting the number of girls being subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM) in the United States. Dukureh is calling for an update to statistics that would help the US better …

Kerry: Kidnappings Relate to US National Security

National Security

Kenyan killer brew leaves dozens dead

At least 60 people have died after drinking illegally brewed alcohol in Kenya. Several dozen more are being treated in hospital.<p>The spirits were consumed in the eastern and southern counties of Embu, Kitui and Kiambu. It been that it was bought from licensed bars and on the street.<p>Medical …

Bosnian capital honors Pope John Paul II for peace efforts | Reuters

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Sarajevo unveiled a statue of late Pope John Paul II on Wednesday to honor his efforts to promote peace and reconciliation during and after Bosnia’s 1990s war.<p>Nuns touch a statue of the late Pope John Paul II after it was erected in Sarajevo April 30, 2014. REUTERS/Dado …

Vatican to debate teachings on divorce, birth control, gay unions

Contraception, cohabitation, divorce, remarriage and same-sex unions: They're issues that pain and puzzle Roman Catholics who want to be true to both their church and themselves.<p>Now those issues are about to be put up for debate by their leader, a man who appears determined to push boundaries and …

Mississippi abortion clinic fights to stay open during federal court hearing

Judges at appeals court hear arguments that controversial state law puts an unconstitutional burden on women seeking abortions<p>A Mississippi law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have admitting privileges at local hospitals would effectively shut down the state's only abortion clinic and pose …

Pompeii "Exposed and Vulnerable" to Neglect and the Elements

A conversation with the author of From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town.<p>Pompeii has been many things over the centuries. It's been "a vineyard, a treasure trove, a den of bandits and today it remains an archaeological gem 'exposed and vulnerable,'" according to the new book <i>From Pompeii: The</i> …

China government survey shows 16 percent of its soil is polluted | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - A nationwide investigation has shown that as much as 16 percent of China’s soil contains higher-than-permitted levels of pollution, the environment ministry said on Thursday.<p>A woman works at a vegetable garden next a canal with polluted waters in Kunshan, Jiangsu province, …

Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain — evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in some other African nations, scientists report.<p>"The source of the virus is still not known," but it was not imported from nearby countries, said Dr. …

Jet Hunt Submarine Scours the Depths

<i>Updated 11:23 a.m. EST</i><p>The unmanned submarine hunting for wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 started its second mission on Tuesday after it …

Airplanes

Teenager Arrested For Threatening Tweet To American Airlines

Dutch police have arrested a 14-year-old girl in Rotterdam after she sent American Airlines a threatening tweet on Sunday.<p>The exchange became a viral sensation on Twitter after a user identified as Sarah who went by the name "@QueenDemetriax_," tweeted: "@AmericanAir hello my name's Ibrahim and I'm …

American Airlines

Utah woman admits killing 6 babies inside home, authorities say

Authorities say a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators Monday that she either strangled or suffocated the children immediately after they were born and then put them inside boxes in her garage.<p>According to a probable cause statement …