Eileene Tejada

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Stunning Snapshots of Sunday’s Solar Eclipse

Changing Planet<p>This amazing shot of the partial solar eclipse on the morning of November 3 was taken from Kearny, New Jersey, on a hill overlooking Manhattan. Credit: Chris Cook<p><b>Sky-watchers in most of the Western Hemisphere were treated to a rare solar eclipse on November 3, and many captured</b> …

Meet the Stylist Behind Some of Fashion’s Most Iconic Images

Thirty years ago, Lori Goldstein tried her hand at styling on a whim. Today she is known for some of the most unforgettable images to grace fashion’s …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

'Anonymous' hacks Singapore Prime Minister's website

<b>Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's official website has been hacked by people claiming to be members of the hacking group Anonymous.</b><p>The attack comes a day after Mr Lee said he would track down the group.<p>He made the comments after a person claiming to be part of the group posted an online …

Spain releases eight of nine Eta militants after court move

<b>Eight - out of nine- jailed militants from the Eta Basque separatist group have been released by Spain's top criminal court.</b><p>The Audiencia Nacional's decision on Friday follows a European court ruling which overturned Spain's extension of Eta prisoners' sentences.<p>Only one remained in jail on Friday …

Mystery of King Tut's Death Solved? Maybe Not

King Tut's chariot crashed and later his mummy burned, says an upcoming TV show.<p><b>King Tutankhamun was just a teenager when he died. For an ancient Egyptian pharaoh, presumably well fed and fiercely protected, this was a premature demise.</b><p>It was also momentous, for his death meant the beginning of the …

Education name-calling turns nasty

When major figures in the education world debate policy, they usually start out with a gauzy declaration that it’s all about the children.<p>Then they begin hurling insults.<p>High-profile activists including union leaders and at least one member of Congress have tarred one another with choice epithets …

An Anonymous Instagram Account Is Ratting Out Witnesses Of Violent Crime In Philadelphia

The "rats215" account on the photo-sharing site Instagram has posted pictures, police statements and testimony identifying more than 30 witnesses since February, The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/1abk873 ) reported.<p>Police Lt. John Walker said investigators learned of the account last week …

George Soros pledges $1m for Syria humanitarian work

The billionaire financier George Soros is pledging $1m for humanitarian efforts in war-ravaged Syria.<p>Soros announced the pledge to the International Rescue Committee on Wednesday night after receiving its Freedom award in recognition of his lifelong support for human rights and an open …

Spanish royals feel the heat as emails compound fall from grace

Having seen the British royal family's private affairs splashed across the front pages, and Windsor Castle seriously damaged in a fire, the Queen famously described 1992 as her "annus horribilis".<p>Over in Spain, her counterpart, Juan Carlos, must be busily scrabbling through the Latin dictionary to …

The Real Problem With SNL and Casting Black Women

It's not that black women aren't ready for Saturday Night Live. With its limited, stereotype-reinforcing roles, SNL doesn't seem ready for them.<p>An <i>Essence</i> survey published last month revealed what many black women already know: Pop culture doesn’t depict them accurately. The ones polled by the …

California Congressman Wakes Up To Tough Re-Election Fight

As a general workplace rule, it's never a good idea to fall asleep on the job. That's especially true if you're a member of Congress.<p>But Democratic Rep. Mike Honda of California's 17th District nevertheless appears to have been caught twice on camera dozing off in public recently — once at a town …

Indians and Europeans share 'light-skin' genetic coding

Indians share a gene with Europeans that plays a significant role in coding for lighter skin, new research suggests.<p>The study, published Thursday in the journal PLOS Genetics, also revealed that the gene, which is responsible for 27 percent of skin color variation in Indians, was positively …

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New York City fights order to change stop-and-frisk in court

Attorneys for New York City asked a federal appeals court to vacate a judge's orders requiring police to change its stop-and-frisk practice, which critics argue unfairly targets minorities.<p>On Saturday, the city said in filings with Manhattan's second US circuit court of appeals that US district …

Malala Yousafzai's book banned in Pakistani private schools

Pakistani education officials say they have banned teenage activist Malala Yousafzai's book from private schools across the country, claiming it does not show enough respect for Islam and calling her a tool of the west.<p>Malala attracted global attention last year when the Taliban shot her in the …

Anti-gay discrimination not on the agenda of this month's heads of government meeting in Sri Lanka<p>Homosexuality is illegal in 41 out of the 53 Commonwealth countries, a report released on Monday reveals.<p>Despite this, the forthcoming Commonwealth heads of government meeting (Chogm) in Sri Lanka has …

Typhoon Haiyan in Pictures