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5 Trips To Book After A Breakup

Let's face it: after a breakup, sitting teary-eyed on your couch while eating copious amounts of chocolate can get old pretty darn fast.<p>And while the thought of being alone may be horrifying and emotionally impossible, a new adventure may be just what you need to rediscover yourself.<p>After all, no …

6 Up-And-Coming Global Destinations, According To Trip Advisor

One of the thrills of traveling is the feeling -- however misguided -- that you have discovered a destination before the masses have. You were in Angkor Wat before restoration projects began, you saw Bruges before Colin Farrell publicized it as a f-ing fairytale, and Croatia? Please, you were there …

These Are the 12 Oldest Places in America

Just how far back in time does human achievement go in this country? We challenged ourselves to find out and in the process discovered everything …

New Orleans

9 Most Colorful Beaches in the World

The classic beach scene is beige sand, blue water. Yawn. On these nine beaches, you'll find sand ranging from purple to green to orange, plus one …

Beaches

21 Roads You Have to Drive in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing like a road trip to really experience a country. From coastal highways and dizzying mountain passes, to scenic routes through …

The Top 10 Marvels of the Modern World

When we think about the wonders of the world, evocative images of ancient structures in Rome, Giza, Peru, or Southeast Asia typically come to mind. And while the ancient wonders of the world are indeed spectacular, this most recent millennium also has its fair share of jaw-dropping testaments to …

Top 10

7 Under-The-Radar All-Inclusive Resorts

<i>By Chanize Thorpe</i><p>While it’s no secret that all-inclusive resorts offer a great-value vacation, happily, the secret’s not yet out on these 7 …

This man was just evicted from Beijing’s underground heating system—and there are many more like him

In a luxury residential neighborhood in northeastern Beijing, a 52-year-old man named Wang Xiuqing has been living in the underground pipelines (link in Chinese) of the city’s heating system for 10 years.<p>On Dec. 6, after seeing news reports (Chinese) of Wang and others’ underground abodes, …

Heating System

Thailand protests: PM Yingluck rejects resignation call

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1035000/1035501_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532801994_2e71f109d2b275e607d59a93bab80f85<p><b>Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has rejected protesters' demands that she resign before February's snap elections.</b><p>Demonstrators have been …

Yingluck Shinawatra

Iranian foreign minster warns Geneva nuclear deal is 'dead' if US passes new sanctions

"The entire deal is dead," Javad Zarif says as White House tries to rein in senators<p>Iran's foreign minister has warned that the historic nuclear deal agreed in Geneva will be "dead" if the <b>US</b> Congress moves ahead with threats to pass new sanctions.<p>Javad Zarif told <b>Time</b> that any new sanctions would …

Zarif asks Saudi Arabia to work with Iran

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister who is currently on a tour of the Gulf states, has appealed to Saudi Arabia to work with Iran towards achieving regional stability.<p>He said on Monday in Doha, Qatar, after visits to Kuwait and Oman for meetings on its recent nuclear deal with world …

Syria's Humanitarian Quagmire Worsens, U.N. Official Reports

GAZIANTEP, Turkey -- In this small Turkish city near Syria's northern border, aid workers complain that the humanitarian disaster unfolding just 45 minutes away feels desperately out of reach.<p>It's a problem that has plagued efforts to ameliorate one of the biggest consequences of Syria's ongoing …

Associated Press News

Al Qaeda Resurgence Tied To Syrian Crisis, Scholar Says

WASHINGTON -- For a while, talk of al Qaeda had died down. American troops withdrew from Iraq, and Osama bin Laden was dead. But in 2012, that changed, with a fresh spate of deadly attacks in Iraq sparking fears of a resurgent al Qaeda. Today, the uptick in discussions of a rejuvinated al Qaeda is …

Al-Qaeda’s Most Ambitious Franchise: What You Need to Know About AQAP

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is a Sunni militant Islamist organization based in Yemen behind numerous high-profile terrorist attacks. …

John Kerry Urges Israel, Palestinians To Make Peace Like Mandela

By David Brunnstrom<p>BEN-GURION AIRPORT, Israel, Dec 6 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry closed another Middle East troubleshooting mission on Friday by urging Israel and the Palestinians to follow Nelson Mandela's lead and make peace.<p>The death on Thursday of Mandela, who fought …

Saudis expel 100,000 Ethiopians

Ethiopia has repatriated more than 100,000 citizens from Saudi Arabia following a violent crackdown on migrant workers, Addis Ababa's foreign ministry has said.<p>Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom said on Thursday that up to 50,000 more citizens were still expected to return.<p>"Last night …

Hundred thousand genomes to be mapped in Saudi Arabia

<b>Up to 100,000 people in Saudi Arabia are to have their genetic codes mapped in a new human genome project.</b><p>The research will look at genes linked with diseases, and pave the way for prenatal and premarital screening.<p>The project, funded by the Saudi Arabian national science agency, will create a DNA …

Genetics

As Polio Spreads In Syria, Politics Thwarts Vaccination Efforts

The World Health Organization has declared a polio emergency in Syria.<p>After being free of the crippling disease for more than a decade, Syria recorded 10 confirmed cases of polio in October. Now the outbreak has grown to 17 confirmed cases, the WHO said last week. And the virus has spread to four …

Soldiers to face 11 more 'trials' over Iraq deaths

As furore grows over jailing of Marine A, the Ministry of Defence orders probes into conduct of troops<p>British troops are facing 11 separate inquiries into their conduct in Iraq after a “human rights” ruling by the High Court, it can be disclosed.<p>The inquest-style hearings were ordered by the …

Fishing under fire off the Gaza coast | Alex Renton

Gianluca Panella/Observer<p>Under fire: an Israeli gunboat fires on a Palestinian fishing boat/ Photograph: Gianluca Panella for the Observer<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Observer/Pix/pictures/2013/12/3/1386082637028/fishing-under-fire-008.jpg<p>460<p>Gianluca Panella/Observer<p>Under the …

Associated Press News

Pro-Morsi protest women freed after Egypt court ruling

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1034000/1034983_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534413965_f1748d98f72ba61e43037d0768801a78<p><b>Fourteen women jailed in Egypt over a protest in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi have been freed after an appeal court ruling.</b><p>Seven juveniles …

Human Rights

Associated Press News

Associated Press News