Melissa Szymanski

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Vietnam anger rises over South China Sea | US & Canada

The war of words between China and Vietnam over disputed islands in the <b>South China Sea</b> has gained steam and, while never dormant, the heated rhetoric has become notably more direct.<p>As the 14th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) summit was in progress last weekend in Naypydaw, Myanmar's …

Nelson Mandela Dead: Icon of Anti-Apartheid Movement Dies at 95

Nelson Mandela, the former South African president whose stubborn defiance survived 27 years in prison and led to the dismantling of the country's …

The Damnation Game

There are things worse than death. There are games so seductively evil, so wondrously vile, no gambler can resist. Amid the shadow-scarred rubble of …

Sad but true. Thanks to Andy Borowitz and Worley Dervish for sharing this.

Segment: Henry Giroux on Zombie Politics | Moyers & Company

<b>BILL MOYERS</b>: Welcome. A very wise teacher once told us, “If you want to change the world, change the metaphor.” Then he gave us some of his favorite …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

Associated Press News

Egypt: Protesters defy new anti-demonstrations law

In Cairo protests by hundreds of Egyptians continued into Tuesday night despite attempts by riot police to disperse them.<p>Most of them were students defying a new law which bans demonstrations without prior police approval.<p>Activists have described the legislation as a violation of their right to …

China 'monitored' US flights over disputed islands in East China Sea

China has said it is aware of two US B-52 bombers, which flew over the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands, 'in a direct challenge' to China's new air defence zone<p><b>China’s</b> defence ministry has said it had “monitored” and “identified” two US B-52 nuclear bombers that flew through Beijing’s controversial …

Philippine workers fight the clock to name dead while digging mass graves

Health news<p>Philippine workers are struggling with few resources and little time to bury bodies in hastily dug trenches, a delicate operation that may delay but not necessarily prevent desperate families from learning the fates of their missing loved ones, say two of America’s top mass-casualty …

World Health Organization