In 1971 Ho Van Thanh, now 82, fled into the jungle with his 2-year-old son after his wife and two other children were killed when their house was bombed during the Vietnam War, Thanh Nien News reports.
A taxonomy of how we talk about class and wealth in the United States today Last week, President Obama went on the road promoting an economic agenda for the middle class. As expected, John Boehner and
(Wikimedia Commons) But if the NSA leaks crippled our intelligence agencies, how do we know the terrorists are up to something? August 5, 2013 1:50pm (UTC) I hope you had a nice weekend cowering in your
The International Labor Organization says the growing ranks of idle young people is sparking a “significant aggravation of social unrest in 45 of the 116 countries surveyed.” Case in point: 26-year-old
“That’s just where the science is. You can have an opinion about that, but it doesn’t change the information,” Davis says. “Science is not going to get the brain to connect faster.” (Neither, it should
The 17th-century Hôtel de Savoie on the Rue des Grands Augustins in the chic 6th arrondissement of Paris is one of the grand mansions for which the French capital is famous. A greying plaque next to the
The country just completed a once-in-a-decade leadership transition earlier this year, though, and the new management is eager to show its reform-minded stripes amid a slowdown in the Chinese economy.
Last year, researchers at University College London's Institute of Healthy Ageing were looking through their microscopes when they saw something amazing. David Gems, professor of biogerentology, was part
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DORSET, Minn. - Robert “Bobby” Tufts hasn’t made it to preschool yet, but he’s already been elected twice as mayor of a tiny tourist town in northern Minnesota. Mayor Tufts’ name was picked Sunday during
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The Obama administration's weekend decision to close diplomatic posts from Central Asia through the Middle East and into North Africa has led to applause from "rattled lawmakers in both parties," The Post
Google developer advocate Chris Messina is leaving the search giant to join a tiny startup. During his 1300 days at Google, Messina spearheaded a number of community-focused initiatives, including the
President Obama’s administration has vetoed a decision by the United States International Trade Commission to ban the import and sale of a number of Apple products, including models of the iPhone 4 and
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. (AP/Alex Brandon) Rubio and other senators have been meeting discreetly to build support for the anti-abortion measure July 28, 2013 3:53pm (UTC) Senate Republicans Marco Rubio,
Heading into another budget battle this fall, the number of Americans who say they have been negatively affected by the sequester budget cuts is on the rise, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street