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Opening Day at the US Open

Ukraine: MH17 victims transported by train from crash site

George Clooney Through the Ages

Because this man did not just appear on this earth with silver hair and celebrity. As he told us in our new profile, he "came from somewhere."<p><b>As ubiquitous and universally beloved</b> as his face is now, it's easy to forget sometimes that Clooney's actually gone through plenty of different faces, in …

Lydia Polgreen on Twitter: "Mandela died at 8:50 pm at home, peacefully, Zuma says."

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Nelson Mandela dies aged 95 – 5 December 2013

Summary<p><b>Nelson Mandela, one of the most significant figures of the twentieth and twenty first centuries has died aged 95 at his home in Johannesburg</b>. He passed away in the company of his family.• <b><br>Mandela's legacy and memory has been celebrated and his passing mourned by leaders around the world</b>.</b> …

31 Flawless Photos Of Jackie Kennedy

The first lady was a fashion icon.

Teen Suicide Risk Higher in Families With a Lot of Military Deployments

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It seems that the U.S. military's awful suicide problem extends far beyond just the men and women …

Pope Francis honors gay teen who developed breakthrough cancer test

<b>(AP/Domenico Stinellis)</b><p>“It’s really amazing to be recognized by the Vatican, especially as a gay scientist,” the 16-year-old said<p>Katie McDonough<p>November 18, 2013 1:50pm (UTC)<p>Pope Francis this weekend honored the 16-year-old science prodigy who developed a cost-effective method to detect pancreatic …

Russian court grants bail to Greenpeace doctor and photographer

Greenpeace doctor and photographer granted bail in Russian court in first sign of leniency in detained activists' case<p>The fate of the 30 Greenpeace activists detained in <b>Russia</b> appeared to be in the balance on Monday as judges jailed one activist for a further three months but bailed another two, in …

Using Birth Control Pills May Increase Women's Glaucoma Risk

Taking birth control pills may increase a woman's risk of eye disease later in life, a study finds, because they may reduce protective levels of estrogen.<p>Doctors have long known that cells in the eye have estrogen receptors. But in the past few years they've started looking into whether the changes …

'It's a Wonderful Life' sequel underway

The sequel on Frank Capra's classic Christmas tale will focus on George Bailey's grandson, who doesn't have such a wonderful life.<p>George Bailey had such a wonderful film life that he's getting a sequel.<p>A new version of Frank Capra's 1946 classic Christmas tale <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i> is underway, the …

Pope Francis to 'rip up and rewrite' Vatican constitution

As a group of eight Catholic cardinals handpicked by the Pope to shake up the Vatican’s murky and autocratic bureaucracy prepares to meet, the group’s leader has said they plan to rip up and rewrite the apostolic constitution which apportions power at the Holy See.<p>The cardinals, who were appointed …

Australian PM says 'united' with Indonesia on migrants

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1015000/1015097_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532621753_df4b94c589540005630e5b26eeca38e8<p><b>Australia's new Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who is in Indonesia on his first official foreign visit, has said the two countries are "united" on the</b> …

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Edward Snowden: Obama criticises Russia for granting asylum

Barack Obama has said he is "disappointed" that Russia granted temporary asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden instead of sending the former government contractor back to the US to face espionage charges.<p>Obama, in his first comments about Snowden since Russia's decision last …

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago'

President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the White House Friday to discuss African-Americans' reaction to last weekend's verdict in the George Zimmerman case, saying that "Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago."<p>"You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot, I said that this …

The Problem With (Too Much) Encouragement

<i>Photograph taken by Paul Johnson and used with his permission</i>.<p>"You're the best!"<p>"You are right on track!"<p>"You can do anything!"<p>"Your resume is perfect!"<p>I really like encouragement. Like most people, I like to receive it and share it with the people in my life. The positive aspects of encouragement …