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The State Department removed Havana from the list following a thawing of relations with the United States.
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
It was perhaps the only issue that could compete with wide-ranging accusations of corruption and bribery that have dominated the international gathering of soccer's governing body.
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
The attack on a Shiite mosque in the kingdom's Eastern Province is the second suicide bombing in as many weeks in which the Saudi branch of ISIS has claimed responsibility.
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
She's not the only example of a cross-species friend. Goats pal around with hippos and giraffes, too. We probe the science of goat behavior to see what makes them such good friends.
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
When you hold your breath underwater, you might pass out before you realize you need oxygen right now. Experienced swimmers have drowned as a result, and most people aren't aware of the risk.
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
Buhari has become the first opposition figure to be inaugurated since Nigeria won its independence in 1960.
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
The Swiss Joseph "Sepp" Blatter, who has been FIFA's chief since 1998, is expected to win despite the recent arrests of leading officials. The U.S., England and others said they won't support Blatter.
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
Back from a Liberia trip, the patient developed Ebola-like symptoms. One hospital sent him home. A few days later he ended up in an Ebola isolation ward and died. What went wrong?
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
The Twitter campaign was born out of the controversy around the lack of diverse voices in the event's panels. This year, one organizer says, the first panel they booked was with that campaign.
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
The Marines are conducting a yearlong experiment aimed at settling whether women can handle the punishing world of ground combat. The goal is to create gender-neutral physical standards.
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
The Scripps National Spelling Bee had drama, excitement and a lot of really hard words.
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar went back and forth so long the judges were running out of words. Told he needed one more correct spelling to forge a tie, Gokul needed nothing but the word.
Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015
After activist Pamela Geller attempted to show ads depicting Muhammad in Washington trains and subway stations, the transit agency decided not to accept any issue-based ad for the rest of the year.
Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2015
Cholera has been spreading in Haiti for over four years. But this year looks especially bleak. In the first four months, there were nearly four times the number of cases as in the same period in 2014.
Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2015
A decade ago, fishermen trying to catch North Sea cod were coming up empty. Now, thanks to strict fishing rules put in place to halt the decline, this fish tale looks headed for a happy ending.
Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2015