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  • New US security strategy touting unity with Europe is tested instantly

    BERLIN Even as President Barack Obama released his administration's new National Security Strategy on Friday, noting the threat of "Russian aggression" and the need to work with European allies, two of the United States' most important partners were in...
  • Number of anti-Semitic incidents in Britain jumped to record high in 2014, charity says

    The number of anti-Semitic incidents in Britain hit a record high last year, with reactions to the conflict in Israel and Gaza last summer the biggest factor accounting for the jump, a charity said Thursday. The Community Security Trust said it...
  • On trip to bolster foreign policy credentials, New Jersey's Chris Christie avoids the subject

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trip this week to the United Kingdom included a soccer match, a trip to the theater and an unexpected detour into the science and politics of vaccines. What it largely lacked, at times glaringly, was a sense of the...
  • The UK's proposal to make babies from 3 people: the science, the logistics and the controversy

    British lawmakers in the House of Commons voted Tuesday to legalize the creation of babies made from the DNA of three people. The bill now must go to the House of Lords before it becomes law. Here are some questions and answers about the proposed...
  • Britain moves toward making babies from DNA of 3 people to avoid passing on fatal diseases

    Britain moved Tuesday toward allowing scientists to create humans from the DNA of three people. The technology aims to liberate future generations from inherited diseases, but critics say it crosses a fundamental scientific boundary and could lead to...
  • UK moves toward making babies from DNA of 3 people

    Britain moved Tuesday toward allowing scientists to create humans from the DNA of three people. The technology aims to liberate future generations from inherited diseases, but critics say it crosses a fundamental scientific boundary and could lead to...
  • New Britain Schools Face Uphill Battle On Budget

     New Britain Schools Face Uphill Battle On Budget
    NEW BRITAIN — Even if the schools get the entire $13 million budget increase administrators want, the city's education system would still lag comparable communities in funding, according to educators who blame years of no-increase budgets. The...
  • Britain moves toward allowing creation of babies from DNA of 3 people

    In a move described as “bold” by supporters and potentially reckless by detractors, Britain’s House of Commons voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to allow the creation of babies using DNA from three people. Lawmakers spent 90 minutes...
  • Widow of murdered Russian agent Litvinenko says husband blamed Putin for Russia's many woes

    Former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko developed a powerful animosity toward Vladimir Putin, accusing the Russian leader of fomenting war and consorting with criminal gangs, the agent's widow testified Monday. Marina Litvinenko spoke at an inquiry...
  • British lawmakers approve 'three-parent baby' technology

    LONDON British lawmakers voted to legalize so-called "three-parent baby" reproductive technology on Tuesday, making their country the first to approve a controversial procedure designed to prevent the transmission of serious disease from mother to child....
  • British lawmakers approve ‘three-parent baby’ technology

    LONDON — British lawmakers voted to legalize so-called "three-parent baby" reproductive technology on Tuesday, making their country the first to approve a controversial procedure designed to prevent the transmission of serious disease from mother to...