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The heroism of everyday life in Baghdad

<b>More than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in April, making it one of the bloodiest months for years. Despite this, Iraqis went to the polls in large numbers, which the BBC's Kevin Connolly describes as nothing less than heroic. He's also impressed by those who make sure ordinary life continues.</b><p>The …

Robert Samuelson: Are we under-saving for retirement?

Can America afford to retire? As millions of baby boomers pass their mid-60s, the specter of widespread under-saving has taken hold. Huge numbers of present and future retirees will exhaust their savings before they die. Mass hardship looms, even as the costs of an aging society already weigh on …

School in the cloud: Children with mentors on the other side of the world

<b>Five years ago, an Indian schoolboy struck up an unlikely friendship with a retired teacher in London - and with her help he is now studying to be a doctor. Even though they live thousands of miles apart and have never met, they can't imagine life without each other.</b><p>When Shahrukh Khan was 13, his …

Frank Sidebottom and the man behind the mask

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1071000/1071163_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524683915_46bd1462d2c205c8515202c050ad48c1<p><b>Cult comic character Frank Sidebottom has inspired a film starring Michael Fassbender, while a documentary and biography are also in the works. Four</b> …

I caught Ebola in Guinea and survived

<b>The number of people who have contracted the Ebola virus in Guinea, according to the World Health Organization, has risen to 208 - and 136 of them have died. About half of these cases have been confirmed in a laboratory - earlier cases were not tested.</b><p>There is no cure for Ebola but with early …

How Mexican mothers identify sons lost on the trek to the US

<b>Every year, thousands of Mexicans make the perilous journey across the deserts of northern Mexico and Arizona, hoping for a better life in the US. Not all of them make it, leaving some families with a search for answers - and eventually, bodies.</b><p>Carolina Chan's house is a noisy, chaotic place.<p>Her …

S Korea ferry survivor 'haunted' by memory of trapped students

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1070000/1070971_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524761895_4f8bed1f44ce761c0fa9bc06239c0d58<p><b>A survivor of South Korea's ferry disaster has described taking the agonising decision to save himself as the ship capsized and water washed away</b> …

The 21 Best Eyeliners For Cat-Eyes And More

Khol, liquid, gel and innovative powder formulas at every price point.<p>Eyeliner is one of those can't-live-without beauty products for its magical ability to transform the shape of any eye. With the flick of a wrist and a wash of kohl, almond eyes become doe eyes and vice versa. Here, a lineup of …

Rome's international community of the dead

<b>Rome is building up to the canonisation of not one but two Popes - the Polish Pope, John Paul ll, and John XXlll. But there is, though, one corner of Rome that always lies just a little beyond the world of Catholicism.</b><p>In the winter of 1821, in the heart of Rome, in a house by the Spanish Steps, a …

5 Fabulous Beauty Tips

<b>Beauty Tip # 1: How to get makeup to last all day</b><p>Have you ever had one of those frustrating moments at the end of a long day when you look in the mirror and suddenly realize that your makeup has virtually melted off? Well, those days are long gone! Short of stashing makeup products in your purse, …

How To: Dress At The Gym

Right now you’re body and mind are in a heated battle. Even though you know it’s going to come back and haunt you, you just can’t help but to …

Xavier Becerra And Luis Gutierrez On Deportations And The Search For The Next DREAMers

Both leaders believe deportations are breaking up families, that a review will bear fruit, and that the House GOP needs to vote. But they continue to call for the use of prosecutorial discretion by the administration.<p>After a recent Friday meeting with President Obama on efforts to slow or suspend …

Immigration reform is the 'right thing to do': Jack Lew

Immigration reform will happen, and the public has grown far too pessimistic on its prospects, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC on Wednesday.<p>Lew …

Denver Hires Teachers Who Came To U.S. Illegally As Children

By Keith Coffman<p>DENVER, April 11 (Reuters) - The Denver Public School system is allowing immigrants who have resided illegally in the United States since they were children to teach in its classrooms under a relaxed employment policy advanced by the Obama administration, district officials said …

Opinion: Roadblocks And All, We Will Win Immigration Reform | Fox News

I am not an immigrant. I was born and raised in the small Midwestern town where I still live today. And though the undocumented experience is not my own, I grew up seeing first-hand the toll it takes on the human spirit to be separated from your family. Our house was a place where undocumented …

South Korea ferry: Messages from a sinking ship

<b>As a South Korean ferry came to a shuddering halt and rapidly began to sink, some of those on board sent harrowing text messages to their loved ones.</b><p>With almost 300 people still unaccounted for one day after the accident, reports of desperate text messages from some of those trapped on board have …

Pope gives a lift to 2 kids in St. Peter's Square

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has given a lift to two lucky kids during his general audience in St. Peter's Square.<p>A particularly jovial Francis …

Miranda Kerr Photographed by Terry Richardson

Erik Adler is the Editorial Director for Alpha Brand Media. An avid cyclist, when he's not working he can be found restoring vintage bikes for his …

Spain Melilla migrants: On a hill, in sight of Europe

<b>Thousands of migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa are living on a hill in Morocco, within touching distance of Europe.</b><p>The border fence around the Spanish territory of Melilla is all that separates them from access to Europe. In recent weeks, the authorities there say a human "avalanche" of migrants has …

The Washington Post - Fighting age — and winning

Bernard Hopkins shows how someone can box at age 49; the better question is, why?Copyright 2014 The Washington Post Company

The challenge of steering a company in a new direction

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1068000/1068982_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524761894_f11891cb44a70d2ab8fc085ae8c28993<p><b>EBay chief executive John Donahoe knew something was up when his firm's security team advised him not to attend a conference for sellers on safety</b> …

Boston bombing: Couple still strong one year after tragedy

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1069000/1069320_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524761894_3832362f37c3f6e227fe68a2ccbad926<p><b>Marc Fucarile didn't really want to go watch the Boston Marathon last year - he'd never been before and isn't keen on crowds.</b><p>But he thought it would …

A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia

<b>A photographer who snapped what could be the world's only girl hunting with a golden eagle says watching her work was an amazing sight.</b><p>Most children, Asher Svidensky says, are a little intimidated by golden eagles. Kazakh boys in western Mongolia start learning how to use the huge birds to hunt for …

How the secret police tracked my childhood

<b>Fighting the system used to be dangerous anywhere in Eastern Europe. For one protester from a small Romanian village it was disastrous - and also for his family, whose every word was recorded by the secret police. Carmen Bugan, who found the transcript of her childhood, tells their story.</b><p>Soon after …

Freedom2014: What freedom looks like to you

What does freedom look like to the world? As part of the BBC's freedom2014 season, we asked you that very question.<p>We had more than 1,000 responses and here we showcase just a small selection of the images sent in.<p>You showed us that you saw freedom everywhere, with common themes including prison, …

Five exercises for the 30% who never exercise

<b>About 30% of Britons never exercise, according to research by Mintel. But what can people do to get slightly fitter without incurring costs, inconvenience or embarrassment, asks Lucy Townsend.</b><p><b>1. Jog up and</b> down the stairs five times. Exercise doesn't have to take an hour, short quick bursts of …

The Indian sanitary pad revolutionary

<b>A school dropout from a poor family in southern India has revolutionised menstrual health for rural women in developing countries by inventing a simple machine they can use to make cheap sanitary pads.</b><p>Arunachalam Muruganantham's invention came at great personal cost - he nearly lost his family, his …

Lebanon dances into the abyss as Syria conflict crosses border

<b>Lebanon is hosting around a million refugees from the conflict in Syria, which means that one in four people in the country are Syrian. But the impact on Syria's neighbour goes well beyond a humanitarian crisis, writes the BBC's Kim Ghattas.</b><p>The pictures of Hezbollah's martyrs hang from the …

10 Must-Haves by 30: Interiors Edition

Worry not, it doesn't include your "forever furniture"<p>Worry not, it doesn't include your "forever furniture." Plus, see the 11 things every fashionable woman should have in her closet by 30. <i>Via ELLEDecor.com</i>