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  • Top 5 worst travel scams and how to avoid them

    The pros of traveling definitely outweigh the cons, but that doesn't mean you should throw caution to the wind when exploring new places. While the language barrier and the cultural sites are exciting, they also open up travelers to scam artists and...
  • Dorothy Howell Rodham dies at 92; mother of Hillary Clinton

    Dorothy Howell Rodham dies at 92; mother of Hillary Clinton
    Dorothy Howell Rodham, whose daughter is Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and whose son-in-law Bill Clinton was president of the United States, died Tuesday morning, the Clinton family announced. She was 92. Born in Chicago on June 4, 1919,...
  • Number of jailed journalists nearly doubles in Turkey

     
    Turkey is jailing nearly twice as many journalists as a year ago, sentencing reporters to stay behind bars for as long as 166 years, according to a new report from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe....
  • Cellphones may harm memory, pregnancy, brain cells -- in rats, mice and rabbits. Maybe.

    Cellphones may harm memory, pregnancy, brain cells --  in rats, mice and rabbits. Maybe.
    Steady exposure to the electromagnetic radiation given off by cellphones during use may disrupt fetal development, disturb memory and weaken the barrier that protects the brain from environmental toxins, says a welter of new research being presented...
  • Iran nuclear talks imperiled by dispute with Turkey

     
    A war of words between Turkish and Iranian leaders intensified Thursday, threatening to delay or even scuttle a new round of talks between Iran and world powers, and raising fresh doubt about whether Tehran will bargain over its disputed nuclear program.....
  • Menswear designer Andrew Buckler to head Converse design team

     
    Menswear designer Andrew Buckler has been tapped to head the design team at the Nike-owned Converse brand, according to fashion industry trade paper WWD....
  • Divisions among Syrian opposition evident in Cairo scuffle

     
    Egg-throwing Syrian dissidents attempted to prevent other opposition figures from meeting with Arab League officials in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Wednesday. The scuffle underscored deep fissures between various Syrian opposition factions....
  • Sundance Film Festival unveils its 2012 competition lineup

     
    Sundance Film Festival announces its lineup for 2012 competition films. The Sundance Film Festival roster for the U.S. dramatic and U.S. documentary competition -- 16 movies in each category -- features some familiar names both in front of and behind...
  • General strike launched in Syria amid fierce clashes

     
    Fierce clashes broke out Sunday between Syrian security forces and army defectors in several parts of the country, activists said Sunday. Opposition supporters launched a general strike in Syria to press President Bashar Assad to step down....
  • Large protests in Syria as Arab League delays crisis talks

     
    Syria's security forces fired on anti-government protesters who took to the streets in large numbers after Friday prayers, opposition activists said. The Arab League called off crisis talks Saturday about Syria....
  • Iran says it has produced its first nuclear fuel rod

     
    Iran says its scientists have produced the country’s first nuclear fuel rod and its Navy has test-fired a new medium-range surface-to-air missile. Iran's announcements are likely to heighten concerns about the country’s disputed nuclear...