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60% Of China's Underground Water Is Too Polluted To Drink

Water quality measured in 203 cities across the country last year rated "very poor" or "relatively poor" in an annual survey released by the Ministry of Land and Resources, the official Xinhua news agency said late Tuesday.<p>Water rated "relatively" poor quality cannot be used for drinking without …

Stowaway's Footprints: Photos May Show Evidence of Teen

Newly published photos show what could be the footprints of the California teenager who climbed into the wheel well of a Boeing 767 and survived a flight across the ocean to Hawaii.<p>The photos, purporting to show footprints on an airplane tire and on the doors of a landing-gear compartment, were …

The FBI Allegedly Used the No-Fly List to Coerce Muslims to be Informants

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Four Muslim men are accusing the FBI of using the "no fly" list as an threat in order to coerce them …

Everest Avalanche's Impact Will Roll Through Nepal's Economy

Nepal, which relies heavily on income from tourism at the world's highest peaks, will be struggling to keep an economic foothold if Sherpa guides decide to boycott this year’s climbing season, tour operators and mountaineering experts say.<p>Many of the Sherpas in the Himalayas say they will down …

Stowaway Spent 7 Hours Undetected Before Plane Took Off

A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet's wheel well spent seven hours undetected in the plane before the jetliner …