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Story | Jan 29, 2014 | 12:23 PMEarlier this month, the sports website Grantland ignited controversy over a story on Essay Anne Vanderbilt, also known as Dr. V, the inventor of a “scientifically superior” golf club dubbed “The Oracle.” In writing the article, titled “Dr. V’s Magical Putter,” reporter Caleb Hannan discovered something he didn’t expect about his subject: She was a transgender woman. In October, Hannan writes, Dr. V killed herself before his article was even finished.
Story | Jun 26, 2012
At least 888 people lost their lives in violence between Nuer and Murle tribes between December and early February, the United Nations Mission to South Sudan said in a devastating report that found the government had faltered in stopping or...
Story | Jun 15, 2012
As the Syrian government and armed rebels run roughshod over an attempted peace plan, the European Union decided to step up pressure on the government of Bashar Assad -- by cutting off caviar. The European Council has banned its countries from exporting...
Story | Jun 18, 2012
Chinese television broadcast live footage from space Monday as a space capsule flown by three astronauts docked with an orbiting module, another first for the Chinese space program. The video above, from CCTV, shows the astronauts at work as...