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Framework“So long as nuclear weapons exist, we are not truly safe,” President Obama told a large crowd outside the Brandenberg Gate in Berlin, which leads off Wednesday's Pictures in the News. The president's speech, delivered under a blistering...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Edward Snowden identified himself Sunday as a principal source behind revelations about the National Security Agency's sweeping phone and Internet surveillance programs. Five things to know about the disclosures: — THE...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who gave classified documents to reporters, making public two sweeping U.S. surveillance programs and touching off a national debate on privacy versus security, has revealed his own identity. He risked decades in jail for...
Switzerland has proposed a bill that it says paves the way for the country's banks, including Credit Suisse Group and Julius Baer Group, to resolve a tax-evasion dispute with the U.S. The bill authorizes Swiss banks to cooperate with U.S. authorities and...
Contributing WriterThe smokehad barely settled from the conclave of cardinals’ announcement that Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio had been elected as Pope Francis, when the scientists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland, made their own...
Ai Weiwei isn't able to leave Beijing because of his ongoing legal battles with the Chinese government, but the world comes to him. The artist is keeping busy with projects that include a planned heavy-metal album and a new movie. Ai's debut album...
Tags: Beijing (China), Human Rights, Artists, Entertainment, China
KickingTiresUpdate: We've added three more photos to the gallery below. The redesigned Chevy Corvette was one of the big stars of the Detroit Auto Show in January. Now the automaker is staking its claim to wooing folks in Switzerland and......
Though the Geneva Motor Show is still weeks away, Bentley got a head start on the world debuts expected in Switzerland by unveiling its all-new Flying Spur sedan Tuesday. Whereas the previous Flying Spur was based largely on the Continental GT coupe,...
Tags: Luxury Vehicles, George Lucas, Passenger Cars, Bentley, Ferrari
Detroit Free PressHow much does your fuel economy fall -- and how much does your fuel cost rise? -- if you drive at 60 m.p.h. rather than 50? How about 70 m.p.h.? 80? Would you believe a 41% decrease in fuel economy from 50 m.p.h. to 80? That's like paying $1.38 more per...
We knew it was coming. Now we know when. Bentley will use the Feb. 20 Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland to unveil its all-new Flying Spur sedan, the company announced Monday. Until then, we have a short teaser video to whet our appetite. Based largely on...
Tags: Lexus, Luxury Vehicles, Passenger Cars, Bentley, Ferrari
It’s a highly toxic element that travels the world in mysterious ways, respects neither manmade nor natural boundaries and rapidly accumulates in people and the food they eat. Mercury’s risks for human and environmental health have slowly...
Either the world will end on Dec. 21, or it won't. Your view depends on whether you believe in a much-publicized but debunked interpretation of the Mayan calendar, or you don't. Here are 10 facts so amazing they may crack the time-space continuum: 1 One...
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