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Things that annoy North Korea

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:23
North Korea's fury over the movie comedy "The Interview" appears to have taken the secretive state's oversensitivity to new extremes.

Nat'l Geo photo winners 2014

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 18:22
More than 9,200 entries were submitted from more than 150 countries in three categories: people, places and nature.

World must step up on Syria refugee crisis

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:52
Like many entrepreneurs, I am often asked about the secrets to building a successful career. The advice I give is that whether you're in Silicon Valley creating apps, or in Unadilla Valley in upstate New York making yogurt, there are many common ingredients for success.

What the Taliban left behind

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:52
Classroom after classroom at the army-run school in Pakistan tells the same brutal story. A pair of glasses on the floor here, children's pencils and pens there, a page from a schoolbook lying torn and crumpled.

Everyday life in Cuba

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:48

Defector: N. Korea has 1800 cyberwarriors

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:48
A defector who once worked as a computer expert for Pyongyang says North Korea is running a vast network of hackers committing cyber warfare against the perceived enemies of the Stalinist state.

Hard times and broken families haunt the hope of a new Cuba

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 17:05
In June of 1960, my father was a 14-year-old Cuban boy with a round-trip airline ticket from Havana to Madrid, Spain. He spent the summer with family in Spain while Cuba fell deeper and deeper into Fidel Castro's revolution. He didn't realize the extent to which his life back home was quickly crumbling and that the winds of revolution were about to change his life forever.

He gets paid HOW much?!

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:32
David Guetta, Tiësto and Steve Aioki explain how they've brought the underground favorite to the masses.

Stars criticize Sony's decision

Entertainment - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:06
Celebrities expressed their outrage at Sony Picture's decision to cancel plans to release "The Interview" on Christmas Day on Twitter.

Rihanna's new gig isn't music or acting

Entertainment - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 16:03
Jason Aldean takes top honors at a new awards show, "Selma" gets a prime spot in Palm Springs, and Rihanna's new gig!

Badger cull fails to meet target

Science & Nature - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:33
Fewer than half the target number of badgers were killed in this year's cull in Gloucestershire, Defra announces.

What is this on a Scottish river?

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:31
Here's another Scottish mystery to file alongside the Loch Ness Monster and Mel Gibson's accent in "Braveheart."

Bats 'showing signs of recovery'

Science & Nature - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:24
Populations of most of Britain's bat species are stable or increasing following previous years of decline, report says.

Suicide blamed on ruble collapse

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 15:17
The suicide of a businessman is being blamed on the painful collapse of the Russian ruble. Matthew Chance reports.

Why this band has a samurai sword

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:48
Meet KOA=S, a band of spellbinding musicians fusing Japanese cultural icons against a backdrop of rock and musical theater.

VIDEO: New lights give hope to stargazers

Science & Nature - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 14:45
New streetlights could reduce the orange glare of older sodium lights meaning clearer conditions for drivers and stargazers.

Top destinations to visit in 2015

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:58
Not sure where to go on vacation next year?

Pakistan horror: When the war comes to schools

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:30
Gayle Lemmon says we must speak out for the right of children to education -- and peace

Actor: 'I did something terribly wrong'

Entertainment - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:22
'7th Heaven' star Stephen Collins admits to People magazine he had inappropriate sexual conduct with three female minors.

Double life of dashing WWII spy

World - Thu, 12/18/2014 - 13:06
The spy who drew me: How a top British spy become a fashion illustrator
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