• Woman Discovers Man's Eyes Aren't Wandering By Accident

    DEAR ABBY: I am a 58-year-old, twice divorced, hard-working, middle-class female. I spend most of my time working and involved with my three adult children. About a year ago I started dating someone. He is 63, very helpful and claims he's madly in love with me and appreciates this opportunity for a…

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  • Arab female bodybuilder looks abroad for recognition

    Flexing her muscles in defiance of the Gulf's conservative cultural stereotypes, bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all hope of pumping iron for Bahrain so now is looking elsewhere for recognition. The 32-year-old began working out a decade ago after finding a personal trainer to help her overcome…

    AFP
  • Police: Boy found dead in hot car was Arkansas judge's son

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Police say an 18-month-old boy found dead in a hot vehicle in Arkansas last week was the son of a juvenile court judge.

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  • With warning to US, North Korea marks end of Korean War

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean officials warned the United States that another war on the Korean Peninsula would leave no Americans alive to sign a surrender document as the country marked Monday's anniversary of the armistice that ended fighting in the Korean War more than six decades…

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  • Growing Up Inside: How the Cards Are Stacked Against America’s ‘Youngest Murderers’

    In January 1999, siblings Curtis and Catherine Jones were found by police, frightened and hiding in a wooded area near their home in Port St. John, Florida. “Unfortunately, most states have made juvenile facilities almost mirror images of adult prisons,” said Mishi Faruqee, a juvenile justice…

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  • Principal's suicide, forged tests rock promising NYC school

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jeanene Worrell-Breeden had what she called a dream job running a public school linked with Columbia University's Teachers College when she killed herself by jumping in front of a subway car this spring.

    Associated Press
  • Huckabee's gas chamber reference to Iran deal draws Israeli criticism

    By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee drew rare criticism from Israel on Tuesday for comments in which he accused President Barack Obama of marching Israelis "to the door of the oven" in a nuclear deal with Iran. Israeli Transport Minister…

    Reuters
  • Why did 'Jihadi John' flee Islamic State?

    British terrorist “Jihadi John” has reportedly left the Islamic State (aka ISIS) group, fearing for his life after being identified six months earlier as a Kuwaiti-born Londoner from a well-to-do family. Jihadi John left because the terrorist organization might drop him "like a stone or worse if…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Swedish wreck divers claim 'Russian mini sub' discovery

    Swedish wreck divers said Monday they had found the wreck of a Russian mini-submarine in Swedish territorial waters, nine months after a high-profile hunt in Sweden for a mystery submarine. "It is they who claim it's a submarine," Swedish Armed Forces spokesman Anders Kallin told AFP. According to…

    AFP
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: the Silent Disorder That Wreaks Havoc on the Body

    One in every 10 women has polycystic ovary syndrome, a disorder that is the leading cause of female infertility and a risk factor for diabetes, cancer, heart disease and other life-threatening illnesses. "Polycystic ovary syndrome is an extraordinarily prevalent lifelong disorder that many women…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • France to decide on Russia warship deal 'in coming weeks'

    French President Francois Hollande said on Monday that he would decide "in the coming weeks" whether or not to scrap a contentious contract to supply two warships to Russia. The fate of the two Mistral helicopter carriers has plagued France-Russia ties for more than a year, following the decision…

    AFP
  • Body found in luggage near Seattle, second time since May

    The body was discovered at about 8:30 a.m. when a maintenance worker came across the suitcase at a dumpster in an apartment complex in SeaTac, home to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, King County Sheriff's spokesman Stan Seo said. In mid-June law enforcement officials asked for the public's…

    Reuters
  • Prison employee accused of helping 2 killers escape in court

    PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court.

    Associated Press
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    Tornado storm chaser (11 photos)

    A storm chaser has photographed the rare and magnificent scenes of different tornadoes ripping through Colorado. The spectacular shots show the tornadoes in various shapes of stovepipes, truncated cones and elephant trunks, all in a time period of just 24 minutes. Brian Morganti works for a chasing…

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  • Kenyan girl who gave flowers to Obama goes back to school

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An 8-year-old Kenyan girl who presented flowers to President Barack Obama at an arrival ceremony last week got lots of attention when she returned to school on Monday. And she was a little overwhelmed by all the fuss.

    Associated Press
  • Australian reality TV stars 'shot at by IS' in Syria

    Australian public broadcaster SBS Tuesday defended a reality show where participants were shot at by Islamic State militants in Syria as part of a trip retracing refugees' journeys, saying they had extensive security preparations. SBS is to air the first episode of the three-part series "Go Back to…

    AFP
  • Passing Up Harvard: Qualified Black and Latino Kids Aren't Applying to Top Colleges

    According to the study, which was produced by the National Bureau of Economic Research, black and Latino students are more likely than white students to apply to colleges that are closer to their home, that enroll large numbers of minority students, and that have a track record of success with…

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