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    Vitaly Churkin, Russian Ambassador To U.N., Is Dead At 64

    Vitaly Churkin, Russian Ambassador To U.N., Is Dead At 64


    The career diplomat was widely admired by colleagues for his skill, wit and effectiveness representing first the Soviet Union and then Russia.(Image credit: Bebeto...

    The career diplomat was widely admired by colleagues for his skill, wit and effectiveness representing first the Soviet Union and then Russia.

    (Image credit: Bebeto Matthews/AP)

    The Next Pandemic Could Be Dripping On Your Head

    The Next Pandemic Could Be Dripping On Your Head


    Bats, birds and tourists love a good cave. And so do viruses. Scientists say this mixture could trigger a deadly outbreak.(Image credit: Razis...

    Bats, birds and tourists love a good cave. And so do viruses. Scientists say this mixture could trigger a deadly outbreak.

    (Image credit: Razis Nasri)

    After Underage Sex Comments, Milo Yiannopoulos Loses CPAC Invite, Book Deal

    After Underage Sex Comments, Milo Yiannopoulos Loses CPAC Invite, Book Deal


    The American Conservative Union disinvited the far-right provocateur citing comments it said condoned "pedophilia." Hours later, Simon & Schuster said it was canceling the publication of his book.(Image credit: Drew Angerer/Getty...

    The American Conservative Union disinvited the far-right provocateur citing comments it said condoned "pedophilia." Hours later, Simon & Schuster said it was canceling the publication of his book.

    (Image credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    High Court To Hear Case Of Mexican Boy Killed In Cross-Border Shooting

    High Court To Hear Case Of Mexican Boy Killed In Cross-Border Shooting


    The question before the Supreme Court comes down to whether the family of a Mexican citizen shot on Mexican soil has the right to sue under the U.S. Constitution.(Image credit: Russell...

    The question before the Supreme Court comes down to whether the family of a Mexican citizen shot on Mexican soil has the right to sue under the U.S. Constitution.

    (Image credit: Russell Contreras/AP)

    Nearing 93, Robert Mugabe Shows No Sign Of Stepping Down

    Nearing 93, Robert Mugabe Shows No Sign Of Stepping Down


    The world's oldest leader, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, turns 93 Tuesday. He has no intention of retiring and his wife has said even if he dies before next year's election, he should run "as a corpse."(Image credit: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty...

    The world's oldest leader, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, turns 93 Tuesday. He has no intention of retiring and his wife has said even if he dies before next year's election, he should run "as a corpse."

    (Image credit: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images)

    Uber Will Investigate Sexual Harassment Claims By Engineer

    Uber Will Investigate Sexual Harassment Claims By Engineer


    Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer after she published a blog post detailing her experience.(Image credit: Eric...

    Uber's CEO has ordered an investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer after she published a blog post detailing her experience.

    (Image credit: Eric Risberg/AP)

    Pence Reaffirms Commitment To NATO, But Says Europe Must Commit More

    Pence Reaffirms Commitment To NATO, But Says Europe Must Commit More


    Vice President Mike Pence told allies at NATO headquarters in Brussels that President Trump expected to see "real progress" by NATO members in raising their defense spending by the end of 2017.(Image credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty...

    Vice President Mike Pence told allies at NATO headquarters in Brussels that President Trump expected to see "real progress" by NATO members in raising their defense spending by the end of 2017.

    (Image credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

    Defense Secretary James Mattis: 'We're Not In Iraq To Seize Anybody's Oil'

    Defense Secretary James Mattis: 'We're Not In Iraq To Seize Anybody's Oil'


    In an unannounced visit, Defense Secretary James Mattis traveled to Baghdad to meet with Iraqi leaders. He arrived during a fight to retake western Mosul, with allies' faith in the U.S. at a low.(Image credit: Susan...

    In an unannounced visit, Defense Secretary James Mattis traveled to Baghdad to meet with Iraqi leaders. He arrived during a fight to retake western Mosul, with allies' faith in the U.S. at a low.

    (Image credit: Susan Walsh/AP)

    New Research Shows How 'Atmospheric Rivers' Wreak Havoc Around The Globe

    New Research Shows How 'Atmospheric Rivers' Wreak Havoc Around The Globe


    The idea of plumes of moisture curling above our heads might seem beautiful, but new research shows atmospheric rivers to be among the most damaging of weather systems.(Image credit:...

    The idea of plumes of moisture curling above our heads might seem beautiful, but new research shows atmospheric rivers to be among the most damaging of weather systems.

    (Image credit: NOAA)

    The Burning Problem Of China's Garbage

    The Burning Problem Of China's Garbage


    China produces 520,000 tons of garbage a day. To get rid of it, the government favors burning it, which harms the environment. One answer: sorting garbage and recycling. But that's proved challenging.(Image credit: Rob...

    China produces 520,000 tons of garbage a day. To get rid of it, the government favors burning it, which harms the environment. One answer: sorting garbage and recycling. But that's proved challenging.

    (Image credit: Rob Schmitz/NPR)

    The 'Haze Craze': Beer Lovers' Newfound Obsession With Murky IPAs

    The 'Haze Craze': Beer Lovers' Newfound Obsession With Murky IPAs


    East Coast brewers have been making unfiltered, unpasteurized, hazy IPAs for about a decade. Their customers love the aromas and murky look of the beers. Now, the hazy beer craze has gone national.(Image credit: Courtesy of Trillium Brewing Co....

    East Coast brewers have been making unfiltered, unpasteurized, hazy IPAs for about a decade. Their customers love the aromas and murky look of the beers. Now, the hazy beer craze has gone national.

    (Image credit: Courtesy of Trillium Brewing Co. )

    Trump Meets Finalists; May Expand Search For National Security Adviser

    Trump Meets Finalists; May Expand Search For National Security Adviser


    President Trump on Sunday interviewed four finalists for the job of national security adviser. A White House spokesman says more names may be added to the list on Monday.(Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty...

    President Trump on Sunday interviewed four finalists for the job of national security adviser. A White House spokesman says more names may be added to the list on Monday.

    (Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Mattress No Longer Delegated To Bottom Of Shopping List

    Mattress No Longer Delegated To Bottom Of Shopping List


    While a new mattress was often a purchase put off as long as possible, consumers today are replacing their mattresses more often.(Image credit: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty...

    While a new mattress was often a purchase put off as long as possible, consumers today are replacing their mattresses more often.

    (Image credit: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

    The Mile High Promise, And Risk, Of School Choice

    The Mile High Promise, And Risk, Of School Choice


    Denver's innovative approach to school choice gets high marks from many parents and pundits. The program also raises questions about the limitations of choice in narrowing access and equity gaps.(Image credit: Courtesy of Tanya...

    Denver's innovative approach to school choice gets high marks from many parents and pundits. The program also raises questions about the limitations of choice in narrowing access and equity gaps.

    (Image credit: Courtesy of Tanya Streicher)