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Ebola zone countries isolated as airlines stop flights

The three nations at the centre of the west African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated on Wednesday as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone. Air France agreed to Paris's request for a "temporary suspension"Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Takes ‘Ferguson Challenge’ [Video]

Jon Stewart took “The Ferguson Challenge” last night on The Daily Show. Last night was Stewart’s first show after a two week hiatus and he jumped right into nation’s biggest story. Instead of airing The Daily Show’s typical opening, Stewart started last night’s show by taking “The Ferguson Challenge.” After getting doused with pepper spray and […]

Trash burning worldwide significantly worsens air pollution

BOULDER -- Unregulated trash burning around the globe is pumping far more pollution into the atmosphere than shown by official records. A new study led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research estimates that more than 40 percent...Show More Summary

Emmys 2014: Our final predictions for who will win

The Emmys air Monday, but no need to check your calendars. It's not September. You can still throw that Labor Day barbecue and gear up for the NFL season kickoff next week. Football, our national religion, is the reason the Emmys come so early this year.

MTV Airs Ferguson PSA During VMAs

Sunday night during the MTV Video Music Awards, the network aired two commercials as part of its Look Different campaign to end racial, gender, and anti-LGBT bias, created with the Anti-Defamation League, NAACP, National Council of La...Show More Summary

Iceland raises volcano alert to red after signs of eruption

Iceland raised its alert over the nation's largest volcano to red on Saturday, banning all air traffic in the area, after detecting a small eruption. A major explosion at the Bardarbunga volcano could signal a replay of the global travel chaos triggered when another peak blew four years ago, creating a massive ash cloud across Europe. Show More Summary

Iceland raises volcano alert level to red: Met Office

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Reykjavik (AFP) - Iceland raised the alert over the nation's largest volcano to red on Saturday, banning all air traffic in the area, after detecting a small eruption.

Dating Naked Contestant Sues VH1 for Airing Crotch Shot

A contestant on VH1's Dating Naked is suing the show's producers and VH1 after a shot of her crotch made it past censors and aired on national television, the New York Post reports. Read More > Other Links From Dating Na...

Argentina Slams U.S. Judge Griesa For 'imperialist' Attitude

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina on Friday accused the U.S. judge who called the country's new debt restructuring plan illegal of making "imperialist" comments against the South American nation. Latin America's No. 3 economy tipped into its second default in 12 years in July after U.S. Show More Summary

U.N.: Iraq crisis most rapidly intensifying humanitarian disaster in recent memory

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The United Nations refugee agency launched a land, air and sea aid push to address the humanitarian crisis in Iraq, one that the organization says is one of the worst it has seen in recent years. About 100 tons of supplies landed in Irbil on Wednesday, which included tents, sheets and other supplies. Although situations in […]

South Africa: Soap opera cast is fired

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "Generations," a hugely popular soap opera in South Africa, first aired in 1993, a year before the nation's first all-race elections ended apartheid. Now the future of this television staple followed by millions is up in the air.

Iceland volcano eruption would shut down air travel: authority

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Icelandic aviation authorities warned Wednesday an eruption of the nation's largest volcano would trigger a shutdown of airspace, in a potential replay of the global travel chaos triggered when another peak blew four years ago. Authorities...Show More Summary

Power In Words: 16 Powerful Protest Signs From Ferguson

16 Powerful Protest Signs From Ferguson Mike Brown, the unarmed teen shot at least 6 times while his hands were up in the air by Missouri police, has sparked protest across the nation but Ferguson remains the epicenter of

Dance Moms Season 4 Episode 22 Recap: Has Abby Lee Miller Lost a Step?

On Dance Moms Season 4 Episode 22, the group is heading to a National Championship, and Abby has a lot of balls in the air as she gears up for it. Can she find Maddie's replacement in time? Will everything come together? We'll find out...Show More Summary

Argentina aims to skirt U.S. court, bring debt under national law

By Sarah Marsh and Walter Bianchi BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - President Cristina Fernandez on Tuesday unveiled legislation that seeks to push bondholders to swap defaulted debt for new notes governed by Argentine law, a move aimed at skirting a U.S. Show More Summary

Martino names first squad for World Cup final rematch

Buenos Aires (AFP) - New Argentinian national coach Gerardo Martino kept faith on Tuesday with the players who got Argentina to their first World Cup final since 1990 and lost 1-0 to Germany when he named his first squad for a friendly with the same opponents in Duesseldorf on September 3.

Air France staff refuse to fly to Ebola-hit nations

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Some Air France flight crews are refusing to board planes bound for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria over fears of the Ebola outbreak, the airline said Tuesday. Cabin crew scheduled to work on some flights "have not wanted to carry out their assignment", a spokesman for the company told AFP. Show More Summary

'Celebrating' South Sudan troops fire on UN base, wound child

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South Sudanese soldiers opened fire on a UN peacekeeping base sheltering 40,000 civilians, wounding a child and spraying bullets across the camp, the United Nations said Tuesday. Troops "were firing in the air in celebration of war veterans' day," the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said in a statement. Show More Summary


The United Nations agency for refugees is launching a major aid operation to reach more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq. Tents and other goods will be sent to the Kurdish city of Irbil via air, road and sea, the UNHCR said. Click here to read the story..

A Bombing Program Designed for the Weapons Industry

Bombing Iraq, as retired Air Force lieutenant colonel William Astore indicates today in "The American Cult of Bombing," has become a national pastime. (These days, you can't be president without sending in the bombers and drones.) So let's try to get our heads around the latest U.S. Show More Summary

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