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Oklahoma halts double execution after one is botched

A controversial double execution in Oklahoma was scrubbed Tuesday night after the first inmate to receive an experimental three-drug cocktail writhed and grimaced on the gurney, struggled to lift his head and died of a heart attack more than 40 minutes later, officials and witnesses said.<p>Clayton …

Is This Rihanna's Vogue Brazil Cover? We Sure Hope So!

While everybody was busy drooling over these bottomless photos of Rihanna posing for an undisclosed French magazine, fansite RihannaDaily.com managed to get their hands on what appears to be Riri's Vogue Brazil May 2014 cover.<p>The sexy singer goes topless and covers up in a big straw sunhat, printed …

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Losing Your Birth Control

The two com­pan­ies su­ing the gov­ern­ment to get out of Obama­care’s con­tra­cep­tion man­date think this is a fight for re­li­gious free­dom …

Health Care

Latest evidence points to deliberate diversion of jet

Evidence continued to build Tuesday indicating Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 made a sharp, deliberate turn westward before disappearing from the world's air traffic control screens.<p>NBC News reported, based on anonymous sources, that the jet's diversion to the west from its intended flightpath was …

PUTIN: CRIMEA IS PART OF RUSSIA

A few hours ago, he signed a decree that recognized Crimea as an independent state.<p>Putin began by saying that Crimea is intertwined with Russia.<p>"Everything is related to Russian history. ... [Crimea] is a fortress and where the Russian Black Sea Fleet is in port."<p>"Crimea is a unique melting pot of …

Russia Annexation Of Crimea Casts Cloud Over Iran Nuclear Talks

It is the second in a planned series of meetings this year that aims to transform a November interim deal between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany into a lasting accord by July.<p>Such an agreement -- seen as highly ambitious -- would put an end to a …

6 Mysterious Airplane Disappearances in Aviation History

The shocking disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has captured the attention of millions around the world as the search for the airplane …

Airplanes

Scientists Track a Great White Shark Across the Atlantic for the First Time

Tagged off Florida, the mature female is now closing in on the U.K.'s Cornish coast.<p>Ever since researchers tagged a great white shark nicknamed Lydia off Jacksonville, Florida, in March 2013, they've been keeping a close eye on her. Their vigilance was rewarded this past weekend when the 14-foot …

Apple's cheaper 8GB iPhone 5c goes on sale in Europe and China

The rumors are true, Apple is launching an 8GB version of the iPhone 5c. After internal documents from German carrier O2 clued us into a new variant of Apple's mid-tier phone, carriers across Europe have now begun taking orders for it. UK operator O2 and French provider SFR are offering the handset …

Slovakia deflation puts more pressure on European Central Bank

Slovakia has became the third eurozone country to slide into deflation.<p>In February consumer prices were down 0.1 percent from January. They also fell by the same amount from February last year.<p>Slovakia joins Greece and Cyprus. They had annual deflation in January of around 1.5 percent. Portugal and …

On GPS Sunday: Live analysis on the latest developments in Ukraine

<i>Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN</i><p>On GPS this Sunday: A special live edition of the show analyzing the latest developments in Ukraine. Fareed speaks with former National Security Advisor Tom Donilon before convening a panel of analysts including New York …

Is Obama Giving Lip Service or Showing Leadership on Overtime Pay?

Per­son­al ex­per­i­ence and re­search tell me that many U.S. busi­nesses rob their hard­est-work­ing em­ploy­ees of over­time pay by du­bi­ously …

Why Suzanne is the one film you should watch this week – video

Peter Bradshaw recommends you catch Suzanne at the cinema this week. It's a clear-eyed look at the consequences of a French teenager's unplanned pregnancy and its subsequent effect on one woman, her sister and their father. Directed by Katell Quillévéré, the story unfolds in flashback-and-forth and …