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Chelsea Manning breaks silence, accuses U.S. of lying about Iraq

A U.S. soldier imprisoned for leaking documents to WikiLeaks broke her silence in a fiery editorial accusing the United States of lying about Iraq.<p>Chelsea Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison in 2013 for leaking 750,000 pages of classified documents to the anti-secrecy group.<p>At the time, …

Female genital mutilation poster campaign targets mothers and carers

A poster campaign aimed at mothers and carers who suspect a girl is at risk of female genital mutilation is being rolled out across cities in England and Wales.<p>The posters urge women, particularly those in Somali, Kenyan and Nigerian communities which have a higher prevalence of FGM, to call an …

Official: Army will review freed soldier Bergdahl's case -- but it's not first priority

The Army will conduct "a comprehensive, coordinated" review into the case of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl -- the recently freed soldier whom some have deemed a hero, others a deserter -- the military branch's civilian leader announced Tuesday.<p>Secretary of the Army John McHugh began a statement on Bergdahl's …

WNBA's Brittney Griner on Being a Gay Athlete: I Felt Like Half of Me Wasn't Accepted

Brittney Griner’s basketball skills took her to the top of her sport, helping her college team win a national championship at Baylor and becoming the …

Gay Former NFL Player Wade Davis: Out Youth Taught Me to Be Fearless

Wade Davis kept his secret from teammates until nine years after his NFL playing days were over.<p>“I never even thought about telling anyone I was …

Pamela Anderson Opens Up About Her History of Sexual Abuse

Pamela Anderson made a shocking – and heartbreaking – revelation on Friday: She is a victim of sexual abuse.<p>Addressing the audience at the launch of …

Jane Lynch on Her Sexuality: 'It Was Almost Like I Had a Disease'

Jane Lynch plays strong and confident Sue Sylvester on <i>Glee</i>, but she wasn’t always as self-assured as the cheerleading coach she portrays on TV.<p>“For …

'Insatiable': One Woman's Love Affair With The Porn Industry

Asa Akira had a happy childhood. The daughter of an upper middle-class family, she attended private schools in New York City and in Japan, where she lived for six years as a child.<p>"I'm from a very normal family," she tells NPR's Arun Rath. "My parents are still together; nothing dramatic or …

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Never Truly Over: Discussing Deployment A Challenge Of Its Own

Army Capt. Drew Pham, 26, returned from a tour in Afghanistan in October 2011. Since Drew's been back, it's been hard for him to make sense of what he saw there and adjust to his life at home. It's been difficult for his wife, Molly Pearl, to respond to some of the things he would tell her, …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: 'Enlightened Religious People Don't Use The Bible As A Textbook'

Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, director of the Hayden Planetarium, is the host of "Cosmos," the rebooted version of Carl Sagan's classic science show. "Cosmos" debuted Sunday on Fox, and Tyson joined the Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC to discuss its return, as well why the Bible shouldn't be used …

VA didn't pay some veterans' health costs, report says

Dozens of uninsured and disabled veterans owed compensation for emergency health care costs were erroneously turned down by the Department of Veterans Affairs, federal investigators say.<p>Even as the Obama administration works to provide health coverage to millions of uninsured Americans, government …

Border Patrol To Limit Use Of Deadly Force Against Rock Throwers

U.S. Border Patrol announced on Friday that it is changing its policy on using deadly force against moving vehicles and people who throw rocks.<p>The agency's chief, Michael J. Fisher, sent a memorandum to employees in which he said the policy is designed to help agents avoid dangerous situations.<p>This …

Hundreds of Students Arrested as Activists Press Obama to Nix Keystone

Police arrested hundreds of student anti-Keystone pipeline activists near the White House on Sunday afternoon as opponents of the project seek …

Clinton stresses reproductive rights

Hillary Clinton said Friday that it is a “bedrock truth” that humanity cannot progress as a whole if women lack reproductive rights.<p>The former secretary of state and likely 2016 Democratic presidential candidate delivered those remarks at the United Nations as her party continues to charge that …

Does no-cost contraception promote promiscuity? No, says study

New research has found that women are on average no more likely to have multiple sexual partners in a single month after they are provided no-cost access to birth control methods than they were before. And while women reported a slight uptick in their reported monthly sexual encounters a year after …

Marine Who Was Severely Injured Protecting Friend To Receive Highest Military Honor: Sources

For risking his life and incurring severe injuries to protect his friend in Afghanistan, Marine Corps. veteran William Kyle Carpenter will receive the nation’s highest military recognition, the Medal of Honor, sources told the Marine Corps Times.<p>While standing guard on a rooftop in the Marjah …

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Angelina Jolie Visits Syrian Refugees

Actress Angelina Jolie visited thousands of displaced Syrian children in Lebanon this weekend.<p>In a surprise three-day visit, Jolie, who is also a …

E.U. to Debate Making Buying Sex Illegal

Perched on high stools and tugging at tight uniforms of spandex, satin and lace, the women in the windows of Ghent’s red light district barely …

Walter D. Ehlers, one of last surviving WWII Medal of Honor recipients, dies at 92

When Walter D. Ehlers was 23 years old, he charged through enemy fire to destroy two German machine gun nests, kill seven enemy soldiers, put a halt to a mortar barrage and carry a wounded buddy to safety – all after he had been shot in the side by a sniper.<p>The date: June 9, 1944.<p>The place: …

Kentucky Senate Hopeful Flashes Bill Clinton Trump Card

In Kentucky, Democrats are brushing off the partisan criticism of former President Bill Clinton, and apparently, are opening their checkbooks.<p>Clinton …

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