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Japanese Hold Anti-Nuke Protests on Quake Anniversary

Japanese Hold Anti-Nuke Protests on Quake Anniversary

Some of the marchers urged the immediate shutdown of all nuclear plants and demanded stringent government radiation... Read »

Jun 11, 2011
String of Attacks Leaves 21 Dead in Afghanistan

String of Attacks Leaves 21 Dead in Afghanistan

The news of the violence came on the heels of a United Nations report that found May the deadliest month for Afghan... Read »

Jun 11, 2011
Three Joplin Victims Had Rare Fungal Infection

Three Joplin Victims Had Rare Fungal Infection

A coronor said it is uncertain whether the fungus was the cause of the deaths. Read »

Jun 11, 2011
Sprouts Linked to Deadly German E. Coli Outbreak

Sprouts Linked to Deadly German E. Coli Outbreak

Burger also said that the tainted sprouts may have either been eaten or discarded already, but he cautioned that the... Read »

Jun 11, 2011
Police Shoot Man Near United Center

Police Shoot Man Near United Center

Two people hospitalized. Read »

Jun 5, 2011
2 Troops Killed in Afghanistan Chopper Crash

2 Troops Killed in Afghanistan Chopper Crash

A representative for the Taliban said one of its fighters used a shoulder-fired rocket to bring down the... Read »

Jun 5, 2011
Syria Blocks New Protest At Israeli Border

Syria Blocks New Protest At Israeli Border

A day after twenty people died in clashes with Israeli troops, Syrian police blocked pro-Palestinian marchers... Read »

Jun 6, 2011
Gates Backs Patience in Afghanistan

Gates Backs Patience in Afghanistan

"If it were up to me, I would leave the shooters for last," he said, referring to combat troops. Read »

Jun 5, 2011
Six Dead in NW Pakistan Bombing: Police

Six Dead in NW Pakistan Bombing: Police

The bombing, which occurred in Matani, is the latest to hit the country since the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin... Read »

Jun 5, 2011
Police Break Up Indian Guru’s Hunger-Strike Camp

Police Break Up Indian Guru’s Hunger-Strike Camp

Baba Ramdev, a yoga guru who launched a hunger strike to protest government corruption in India, was removed... Read »

Jun 5, 2011
U.S. Drone Kills Top Al-Qaida Operative

U.S. Drone Kills Top Al-Qaida Operative

The operative was linked to several major attacks in Pakistan and was rumored to have succeeded Osama bin Laden... Read »

Jun 4, 2011
4 NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan

4 NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan

The attack marks the latest spike of the number of foreign troop casualties killed in Afghanistan this year,... Read »

Jun 4, 2011
Thousands Flee Yemen’s Capital After Attack on Saleh

Thousands Flee Yemen’s Capital After Attack on Saleh

In retaliation, Yemeni forces shelled the homes of the leaders of a tribal federation opposed to Saleh. Read »

Jun 4, 2011
9-Year-Old Completes Solo Balloon Flight

9-Year-Old Completes Solo Balloon Flight

In central New Mexico Saturday morning, Bobby Bradley became the youngest trained pilot to fly solo in a hot air... Read »

Jun 4, 2011
S.Dakota Residents Fault Corps Over Flood Danger

S.Dakota Residents Fault Corps Over Flood Danger

“It’s human error,” 82-year-old resident Helmet Reuer told The Associated Press. Read »

Jun 4, 2011
NATO Choppers Ratchet Up Pressure on Khaddafy

NATO Choppers Ratchet Up Pressure on Khaddafy

The choppers damaged two military installations, a radar site and an armed checkpoint near Brega. Read »

Jun 5, 2011
The Finland Phenomenon

The Finland Phenomenon

What the U.S. can learn from the best education system in the world. Read »

Jun 3, 2011
Teacher Pensions Targeted as States Slash Budgets

Teacher Pensions Targeted as States Slash Budgets

AFT President Randi Weingarten and panel discuss education spending and pension benefits. Read »

Jun 3, 2011
Obama Visits Tornado-Damaged Joplin

Obama Visits Tornado-Damaged Joplin

"This is a national tragedy, and that means there will be a national response," he said, pledging federal... Read »

May 29, 2011
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