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Feds in Talks With Banks Over Dealing With Marijuana Business

Matthew Staver/For The Washington Post via Getty Images<p>The government is in talks with bank regulators to see whether financial institutions in …

Massive underground water reserve discovered in drought-stricken Kenya

Experts say the Lotikipi Basin Aquifer could meet Kenya's water needs for the next 70 years — if it's managed properly<p>Scientists in Kenya have discovered a massive underground reserve that could allow the drought-ravaged country to meet its water needs for the next 70 years. Discovered in the …

Americans pause to remember day 'like none other'

At memorials and in their schools, homes, and places of work across the country on Wednesday morning, Americans paused to remember those lost in the Sept. 11 attacks that shook the nation 12 years ago.<p>At 8:46 a.m. EST, crowds gathered at the site of the Twin Towers in New York City observed a …

Human rights court rejects new attempt to extradite terror suspect to US

A renewed attempt by the British government to secure the extradition to the United States of a terror suspect accused of being a co-conspirator of the Islamist cleric Abu Hamza has failed.<p>The grand chamber of the European court of human rights has rejected a British appeal to lift its bar on …

American 'spy' hits back at Iranian captors

Amir Hekmati, a US citizen accused of espionage and jailed in Iran, has said his televised confession was forced and asserted that he is in fact being held hostage for use in a prisoner exchange and mistreated.<p>In a letter smuggled out of jail and obtained by the Guardian, the 29-year-old former US …

Fast Tests For Drug Resistance Bolster Malaria Fight

Malaria researchers have developed what they consider a crucial advance: Simple and fast tests that can tell when parasites have become resistant to the front-line drug against malaria.<p>Taken together, these tests give humans a new tool to counter the malaria parasite's ability to outwit every drug …

Kerry's Meeting With Russian Is Next Key Moment In Syria Crisis

Now that President Obama has made his case to the nation for holding Syrian President Bashar Assad responsible for a chemical weapons attack last month near Damascus, the next key moment in the quickly evolving crisis appears to be Thursday's meeting in Geneva between Secretary of State John Kerry …

Army officers finish 500-mile run from North Carolina to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum this past Saturday. http://911memorial.io/1cU3n4m

After Burn Injuries, Sept. 11 Survivor Shows 'Strength'

No company suffered on Sept. 11 as much as the bond broker Cantor Fitzgerald, which lost 658 people. One of the few employees to survive that day was Lauren Manning, who was in the lobby of the World Trade Center's North Tower when the first plane hit.<p>Manning had been rushing to an elevator and was …

Pilot Jerry Walsh captured this incredible picture of One World Trade from a plane flying above New York City.