Jazmin Navarro

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10 Amazing River Trips in North America

There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of famous people, but sometimes you need to feel your heart pound and catch a lump in your throat. For the latter type of experience, head to the mountains: The rivers are calling.<p>Whitewater rafting can spice …

Give Manning and Snowden the Nobel Peace Prize

If the Nobel committee had any guts, it would honor America’s leakers and deliver a smackdown to the security state<p>In an op-ed for the Guardian earlier this summer, Máiread Corrigan Maguire, an Irish activist who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1976 and has devoted her life to working for peace in …

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

Senators Demand Repercussions For Russia In Wake Of Snowden Asylum

"Russia has stabbed us in the back," Schumer says.<p>WASHINGTON — Pressure is building in Congress for President Obama to move the G-20 summit in September away from St. Petersburg in light of Russia's granting Edward Snowden asylum on Thursday.<p>"Russia has stabbed us in the back, and each day that Mr. …

Lance Armstrong should have seven Tour de France titles reinstated due to prevalence of doping, says Jan Ullrich

Former cyclist Jan Ullrich says Lance Armstrong should have his seven Tour de France victories reinstated because of the prevalence of doping at the time.<p>Ullrich, who won the <b>Tour</b> in 1997, tells <i>Sport Bild</i> magazine he would "give <b>Armstrong</b> the Tour victories back. ... That's how it was back …

Edward Snowden granted asylum in Russia, US 'extremely disappointed'

Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who leaked details of the government's PRISM surveillance program, has been granted temporary asylum in Russia and has left Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport for the first time in over a month, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. Snowden's lawyer says that the …

Now We Know Why Googling 'Pressure Cookers' Gets a Visit from Cops

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Michele Catalano was looking for information online about pressure cookers. Her husband, in the same …

Uruguay votes to create world's first national legal marijuana market

Uruguay's unprecedented plan to create a legal marijuana market has taken its critical first step in the lower house of Congress.<p>All 50 members of the ruling Broad Front coalition approved the proposal just before midnight on Wednesday in a party line vote, keeping a narrow majority of the 96 MPs …

Sweden's 'Hannibal Lecter' cleared of all charges

It is a story worthy of Sweden's finest crime writers. A serial killer who cuts up and eats more than 30 people in the country's worst murder spree, earning a reputation as the country's very own Hannibal Lecter.<p>Under interrogation by police investigators a suspect confesses to the crimes, saying …

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4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

Could Parables Help Solve The World's Thorniest Problems?

A finalist in our #CrowdGrant challenge hopes to inspire people to think about the world's toughest problems in positive, creative ways<p>A common response to global problems like climate change and overpopulation is apathy ("I won't be around to see the effects, so what does it matter?") or pessimism …

NASA funds 'warp speed' research

Though it seems ripped straight from an episode of Star Trek, NASA has invested real money into understanding the science behind travel faster than the speed of light.<p>Harold G. White, a NASA physicist, leads the small team at NASA who are trying to make reality out of a theory that suggests the …

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