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Courts Take A Kinder Look At Victims Of Child Sex Trafficking

We've all seen them: the public service announcements about sex trafficking in America. They're plastered on buses and billboards; images of young women exploited for their bodies, with hotlines to call for help.<p>The numbers are staggering. The Justice Department estimates that each year at least …

First They Attacked A Mall, Then They Repelled SEAL Team Six: The Rise of Al Qaeda 2.0

Few Americans had ever heard of al Shabaab before the fall of 2013. That changed on Sept. 21, when gunmen armed with AK-47s entered the Westgate Mall, a suburban-style shopping center in an upscale neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya, and began calmly, methodically hunting down and murdering shoppers, …

Prince George to Take His First Royal Trip

When the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge travel to Australia and New Zealand next month, 7-month-old baby George will be in tow. This will be George's first official outing since his christening back in October, and though we've had a glimpse of him in all his floppy-hatted cuteness, the news that …

Slap on a Flu Patch? New Vaccine Would Skip the Needle

A new patch could let people ditch needles and give themselves the flu vaccine — opening the possibility of getting your annual flu immunization in the mail instead of at the doctor's office.<p>Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology developed the patch and found it works well when people …

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Clinton files show worries over health care bill

A newly-disclosed batch of previously-secret documents from President Bill Clinton’s White House offer new details on that administration’s early failures that could serve as a reminder that any future presidential bid by former first lady Hillary Clinton will inevitably involve revisiting and …

Uganda's New Anti-Gay Law: Part of a Broader Trend in Africa

Homophobia is on the rise across much of the continent.<p>"EXPOSED! Uganda's 200 Top Homos Named," the headline of a popular Ugandan tabloid, the <i>Red Pepper</i>, screamed on February 25, the day after President Yoweri Museveni signed the country's Anti-Homosexuality Bill.<p>The <i>Red Pepper</i>'s witch hunt and …

Pope Benedict resigned early to avoid clash with World Cup

Pope emeritus Benedict's brought his resignation forward a year so as not to clash with the 2014 World Cup, his private<p>The football World Cup taking place in Brazil this year indirectly prompted Benedict XVI to bring forward his resignation as pope by a year, his private secretary has …

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Philip Seymour Hoffman death ruled an accidental drug overdose

Philip Seymour Hoffman's death has been ruled an accident by the New York City medical examiner.<p>Hoffman died from acute mixed drug intoxication, including heroin, cocaine, benzodiazepines and amphetamine, the medical examiner stated.<p>The Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in …

Stunning And Amazing: Northern Lights Wow U.K.

The skies above the U.K. went crazy last night. Streaks of green and yellow layered themselves over the horizon, while swatches of red shimmered overhead. The intense aurora borealis was powered by the remnants of a strong solar flare that occurred earlier this week.<p>Britons who stayed up late last …

'Invisible' Same-Sex Couples Push For Civil Unions In Greece

It's Sunday afternoon, and six mothers are sitting in a bright living room, drinking milky coffee and talking about discrimination.<p>"We are invisible in Greece," says Stella Bellia, who is raising twin boys with her Italian partner, Grazia-Haris Scocozza. "So we have to help each other."<p>Bellia is …

Cleaning up in Chile

With little more than a week left of his presidency, Sebastián Piñera is fighting on to the last.<p>On the anniversary of one of the most powerful …

OBAMA WARNS RUSSIA: 'There Will Be Costs' For Any Intervention In Ukraine

"We are now deeply concerned by reports of military movements taken by the Russian Federation inside Ukraine," Obama said.<p>In recent days, unidentified armed men (believed by many to be Russian forces) have seized key areas in Ukraine's Crimea, leading the country to accuse Russia of an "armed …

New report details 'brutal' Israeli policies | Israel

<b>Jerusalem</b> - <b></b>The first bullet struck 16-year-old Samir Awad in his left leg. He staggered away as fast as he could, but was too slow. A second round slammed into his left shoulder, exiting from the right side of his chest. Then, moments later, a third bullet penetrated the back of his skull and …

Here Are The New Nutrition Labels That Actually Tell You What You’re Eating

The FDA today revealed a plan to change the nutritional labels on our food, to give consumers more info about what they are eating and to make the healthiness of what you’re eating more understandable.<p>The changes are both substantive and design-based. The FDA is going to try to be more realistic …

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El Chapo: drug lord's arrest sparks apprehension from Mexico to Chicago

Looking out on the spectacular mountain slopes that hide his marijuana field, a Mexican farmer says he will be able to sell his harvest provided the army doesn’t go on an eradication spree. A restaurant owner lets slip her fear of war while serving breakfast, but quickly assures herself the cartel …

Al-Qaeda Rebels in Syria Tell Christians to Pay Up or Die

Radical Islamist rebels running the northern Syrian city of Raqqa have made the Christians living in the area an offer they can’t refuse: pay for …

A Study Claims Global Warming Could Cause 180,000 More Rapes by 2099

A Monster Storm Is Fast Approaching California

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Giraffe-Killing Danes Anger Jews and Muslims With New Animal Cruelty Law

They may kill giraffes in Denmark, but they anesthetize them first. And as of February 24, the same goes for any animal killed for meat in the …

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Will This Man Make Gay Marriage Legal Everywhere?

Justice Anthony Kennedy has more power than any president or justice in history to decree the law of the land. Agree with him or not, there is …

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Moazzam Begg charged with Syria-linked terrorism offences

Former Guantánamo Bay detainee accused of providing terrorist training and funding terrorism overseas<p>The former Guantánamo detainee Moazzam Begg is to appear in court on Saturday after he was charged with terrorism offences connected to Syria. Begg, 45, who has became a vocal campaigner against the …

Hillary Clinton dissed individual mandate

Hillary Clinton may be a champion of the individual mandate now — the centerpiece of Obamacare — but that’s not how she felt in 1993.<p>At a September 1993 briefing for Senate and House Democratic leaders, Clinton said an individual mandate would be a “much harder sell” than the employer coverage …