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Explosion kills 6 children, 1 man in southern Afghan province
KABUL, Afghanistan-Police say a bomb hidden in a trash heap has killed six children and one man in southern Afghanistan. Police spokesman Farid Ayal says the children were rummaging for scrap metal...
The Associated Press
Jan 6th, 2012
"Gratitude is the force multiplier": video of 2011 through tweets
A look back at all the big (and not so big) events this year via tweets.
Jan 2nd, 2012
2011: A Year To Remember video
2011 was a year of the tsunami, Occupy, and the 7 billion milestone.
Dec 22nd, 2011
Join in a Human Rights Holiday Write–a–thon
Amnesty International campaign encourages people to give the gift of freedom this Christmas.
Dec 19th, 2011
NASA mission finds Kepler-22b, an earth-like planet
The new planet may be habitable, but what kind of creatures inhabit it?
Dec 6th, 2011
More radioactive water leaking from Fukushima Daiichi
Up to 45,000 liters of highly radioactive water leaked from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear station at the weekend and some of it might have reached the ocean, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co. (...
Dec 3rd, 2011
Woman pepper-sprays shoppers to nab Xbox on Black Friday
From Occupy protests to department stores, pepper spray has been making headlines in the U.S. this month. A woman in Los Angeles was arrested in Los Angeles after she allegedly sprayed...
Nov 26th, 2011
The Muslim next door: becoming local in Vancouver
How much does where we live affect who we are?
Nov 25th, 2011
The Warriors of Goja stun on stage
Are you ready?
Nov 24th, 2011
Rethinking international affairs: A call for a multidisciplinary approach
Troubled times call for creative thinking. And 2012 will be no exception.
Nov 12th, 2011