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5 Sneaky Ways The NSA Spies On Americans

The U.S. government needs only three degrees of separation to look at Kevin Bacon's phone records.<p>The U.S. National Security Agency remains at the center of controversy this summer, nine weeks after <i>The Guardian</i> and the <i>Washington Post</i> broke the news about its PRISM online data-mining program. While …

College sexual assault isn’t going away

When 1 in 4 women experience rape or attempted rape on campus, administrators can’t afford to ignore the problem<p>Most students enter their freshman year anticipating that the next four years of college will be the best of their lives. College is a time to learn, meet new people, enjoy diverse …

State Department Extends Closure Of Embassies

<b>Update At 4:40 p.m. ET:</b><p>State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki says Sunday that the embassy and consulate closures will be extended:<p>In a statement, Psaki says the decision was taken "out of an abundance of caution" and the it was "not an indication of a new threat stream, merely an indication of …

Germany ends spy pact with US and UK after Snowden

<b>Germany has cancelled a Cold War-era pact with the US and Britain in response to revelations about electronic surveillance operations.</b><p>Details of snooping programmes involving the transatlantic allies have been leaked to the media by former US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden.<p>The revelations have …

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UK embassy in Yemen to close amid global terror alerts

<b>The British embassy in Yemen is to shut temporarily and several other embassies have been told to be vigilant after the US issued a terrorism warning.</b><p>The embassy in Sanaa will be closed on Sunday and Monday, as will the embassies of France and Germany.<p>The US reportedly intercepted al-Qaeda messages …

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Syrian conflict: Many dead in Lebanon border air strike

<b>At least six people have been killed in a Syrian war plane attack on the town of Yabroud, just across the border from Lebanon, reports from Lebanon say.</b><p>Nine people were wounded in the attack near the Lebanese town of Arsal, which hosts many refugees from Syria.<p>The reports say several of the injured …

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10 worst examples of Christian or far-right terrorism

Conservatives claim that all terrorists are Muslim, but most violent attacks in the US are carried out by white men<p>From Fox News to the Weekly Standard, neoconservatives have tried to paint terrorism as a largely or exclusively Islamic phenomenon. Their message of Islamophobia has been repeated …

Russian paratroopers attack lone LGBT activist for protesting anti-gay law

Krill Kalugin was attacked for holding a rainbow banner that read, “This is propagating tolerance”<p>A lone gay rights activist was assaulted by a group of former Russian paratroopers in St. Petersburg on Friday. Why? Because he was holding a rainbow banner that read: "This is propagating …

Pentagon Papers Leaker Daniel Ellsberg Praises Snowden, Manning

Daniel Ellsberg, the military analyst who in 1971 leaked the top-secret Pentagon Papers detailing the history of U.S. policy in Vietnam, tells NPR's <i>Weekend Edition Saturday</i> that unlike Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden, he "did it the wrong way" by trying first to go through proper channels — a …

Students hijack US$80m yacht with GPS spoofing

Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing …

Everything You Need to Know About Politics Today, in 2 Paragraphs

1990s conservatism is the new socialism<p>Let's play a game. See if you can tell the difference between a shrill professor and a couple of former Republican EPA chiefs when it comes to climate change. Here's the first:<p>A market-based approach, like a carbon tax, would be the best path to reducing …

A Challenge to the NSA: Deny Snowden's Most Radical Claims Under Oath

Some officials say the whistleblower was lying. The journalist who brought his revelations to light wants them to say it under oath.<p>Reuters<p>On ABC's Sunday-morning news program, <i>This Week</i>, George Stephanopolous led with the Anthony Weiner scandal -- after all, whatever happens to be going on in New …

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Man of Steel 2 will make a villain of Superman or Batman

Make no mistake: Warner Bros has pulled off a huge coup with its announcement at this weekend's Comic-Con that the next Man of Steel movie will …

The 10 best worst horror movies

As we sift through “Sharknado’s” wreckage, a look back at some of the most amusingly awful flicks in the genre<p>WHEN EXTREME SITUATIONS are taken beyond their limits, when the real becomes grotesque, or when good intentions meet bad execution we get <i>camp</i>: the comedy of the ridiculous. The Oxford …

RNA error linked to deadly childhood disorder - Futurity

IOWA STATE (US) — The identification of an RNA structure in humans could lead to …

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Carry this heart gene mutation? Don’t work out - Futurity

JOHNS HOPKINS (US) — Exercise is a potentially deadly risk even for otherwise healthy carriers …

New discovery about neutrinos

The discovery could ultimately help scientists explain why the universe contains matter but very little antimatter.<p>International research including …

Researchers Find Biggest Viruses on Earth. They Have Named Them Pandoravirus

Mimiviruses, which are extremely large viruses, were discovered about ten years ago. The discovery prompted the scientific community to reconsider …

Sudden outbreak of measles linked to vaccine fears in the 1990s

Fears that vaccines cause autism led to an explosion of measles cases this year in southwest Wales, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. Between November and July, 1,219 people in southwest Wales contracted the measles, compared with 105 cases in all of Wales in 2011, according to the report.<p>The</i> …

A Florida Man Woke Up In A Motel Room Speaking Only Swedish. Could It Happen To You?

A cheat sheet for the strange case of Michael Boatwright, the 61-year-old who reportedly forgot his native language.<p>Michael Boatwright, a Florida man found unconscious in a California Motel 6 months ago, woke up in a Palm Springs hospital in February speaking exclusively Swedish. News of …