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  • Glow-in-the-dark pigs are part of radiant green menagerie

    Glow-in-the-dark pigs are part of radiant green menagerie
    Ready yourself for the real-life glowing green menagerie. Ten little piggies that glow in the dark have been created by scientists at the South China Agricultural University. (See the video above.) A sheep that glows green under a black light will...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 5, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News TSA agents hold a  candlelight vigil for their slain coworker, Gerardo I. Hernandez, at Dockweiler State Beach in Los Angeles. A gunman identified by police as Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, carried an assault-style rifle...
  • Iran, world powers appear close to a nuclear agreement

    Iran, world powers appear close to a nuclear agreement
    WASHINGTON — Iran and six world powers appeared to close in on a preliminary agreement in Geneva on Thursday that would begin to limit Tehran's nuclear development after a decade of frustrating negotiations, according to diplomats. They said the...
  • Presidential turkey pardon far from a storied tradition

    Presidential turkey pardon far from a storied tradition
    WASHINGTON – Forget what you think you know about the presidential turkey pardoning. When President Obama steps into the Rose Garden on Wednesday afternoon with the 2013 National Thanksgiving Turkey, he won’t be following the likes of...
  • ‘World War Z’ author Max Brooks shares ‘Shadow Walk’ inspiration

     
    With his novel “World War Z,” author Max Brooks won over a legion of readers, weaving an epic tale told […]...
  • Syria violence kills dozens; some rebels split from opposition group

    Syria violence kills dozens; some rebels split from opposition group
    BEIRUT -- The Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday was marked with the death of more than 20 people in an explosion in the southern Syrian province of Dara, government and opposition forces said Wednesday, and rebel factions in the area announced a break with the...
  • Leading the way to justice in South Africa

    Leading the way to justice in South Africa
    Nelson Mandela and George Deukmejian never met. They never even communicated. But Mandela's freedom and the demise of South African apartheid resulted in no small part because of California's governor. Many in the United States and worldwide had a...
  • Syrian rebels release 9 Lebanese hostages

    Syrian rebels release 9 Lebanese hostages
    BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages held for more than a year by Syrian  rebels have been released, according to multiple reports late Friday, ending a protracted crisis that heightened regional sectarian tensions and was linked to the  subsequent...
  • Syria rebels free Lebanese hostages; Turkish pilots freed in Lebanon

    Syria rebels free Lebanese hostages; Turkish pilots freed in Lebanon
    BEIRUT — Nine Lebanese hostages freed after being held by Syrian rebels for more than a year arrived to a tumultuous welcome in Beirut late Saturday, capping a complex deal that also resulted in the release of two Turkish pilots kidnapped in Lebanon...
  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    WASHINGTON — In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago....
  • The Week in Pictures | November 4 – 10, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. One of the strongest storms ever recorded battered the central Philippines, ripping off rooftops, knocking out power and communications and forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their...