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U.S. Airstrike May Have Hit Doctors Without Borders Hospital In Afghanistan, Killing 3

The organization said three staff members in Kunduz died and more than 30 others were missing after "sustained bombing" hit a hospital. The latest information on this incident can be found in this BuzzFeed News story.<p><i>The latest information on this incident can be found in this BuzzFeed News story.</i><p>A …

Taliban capture major city in Afghanistan, free hundreds of prisoners

Taliban insurgents launched a massive assault on the northern city of Kunduz Monday, seizing a courthouse, a hospital and other government buildings, and freeing hundreds of inmates from a prison, despite a series of battles with government forces.<p>Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi told The …

Pope Francis to Prisoners: 'No One Should be Excluded'

Pluto ice volcanoes? NASA space probe finds evidence of cryovolcanoes on dwarf planet - TomoNews

Taya Kyle, whose husband Chris was shot dead in 2013, says during a televised meeting in Virginia that president’s measures will not make Americans safer<p>The widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle confronted Barack Obama during a town hall meeting about guns on Thursday, putting the president on the …

Guns

Report card shows which states are best prepared for climate change

<b>SAN</b> <b>FRANCISCO</b> — The report cards are out and some U.S. states are better prepared for climate change threats than others. Eighteen states got an …

Curiosity findings show 2 percent of Mars soil contains water

After examining fine-grained soil particles extracted by the Curiosity rover from beneath the surface of Mars, scientists have concluded that roughly 2 percent of the Martian surface soil is made up of water. While showing no indication of organic material besides Earth-transported microbes, the …

Space Travel

People upset with Starbucks' plain red cups came up with a way to fight back

After ordering a drink at Starbucks, Josh Feuerstein, a self-proclaimed American evangelist and internet personality, discovered that the 2015 Starbucks cups were just red, instead of decorated with ornaments or reindeer as in past years.<p>Feuerstein was displeased to find that the cups didn't say …

Paris Attacker Killed by Cops Had Paper With ISIS Flag on It: Official

PARIS — A knife-wielding man shot dead by Paris police on Thursday was carrying paper with an ISIS flag on it as well as a claim of responsibility, according to the Paris prosecutor.<p>The incident came as France marked the one-year anniversary of the deadly Charlie Hebdo terror attacks.<p>The …