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  • Who is David Cameron? Elusive leader at heart of UK election

    David Cameron is fighting for his political life in Britain's election. But it sure doesn't look like it. For much of the month-long campaign, Cameron has appeared relaxed — even disengaged. Critics say Cameron doesn't seem as hungry to win as...
  • Substance or Style? Labour leader banks on geek appeal

    It was an unexpected moment on the campaign trail. Labour leader Ed Miliband had stopped his campaign bus in the northwest England city of Chester when he was mobbed by a bachelorette party waving iPhones and chanting "Selfie! Selfie!" Miliband, often...
  • China teaches top cadres Western ideas despite backlash

    In the still, early hours, cadres make their way down tree-lined paths. They walk through a polished lobby, down dim hallways and settle themselves in rows in plain, wood-paneled classrooms. Here, they sit at the vanguard of the Communist Party of China....
  • Girls, women rescued from Boko Haram need psychological care

    Some of the nearly 300 girls and women freed by Nigeria's military from the forest stronghold of Boko Haram were so transformed by their captivity that they opened fire on their rescuers, and experts said Wednesday they would need intensive...
  • Girls, women rescued from Boko Haram need psychological care

    Some of the nearly 300 girls and women freed by Nigeria's military from the forest stronghold of Boko Haram were so transformed by their captivity that they opened fire on their rescuers, and experts said Wednesday they would need intensive...
  • Apple Watch? Apple Pay.

    Apple Watch? Apple Pay.
    The Apple Watch was unveiled Monday with prices from $349 to $17,000. Its screen can tell the time, your pulse, headlines, your schedule — everything except which person is about to mug you. If the Obama library team wants to wait until after...
  • 'Imitation Game' is a winner in Newport

    'Imitation Game' is a winner in Newport
    Alan Turing, the British mathematician, logician and "father of the modern computer" who played a critical wartime role in breaking the ciphers of Nazi Germany at Bletchley Park, was a bit of an eccentric genius. He chained his tea mug to a radiator to...
  • Michelle Obama urges leaders to show courage in fight for girls' education

    Michelle Obama urges leaders to show courage in fight for girls' education
    NEW YORK - First lady Michelle Obama urged international leaders to show the courage and commitment of girls who make sacrifices to go to school - like the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls - to provide children around the world the quality education they...
  • A Scotland made anew by surge in political engagement

    A Scotland made anew by surge in political engagement
    On the cobbled streets of Edinburgh on Saturday, the "yes" and "no" campaign offices were dark, the doors locked, the insides strewn with deflated balloons and abandoned leaflets €” the frozen-in-amber detritus of a once-vibrant struggle now...
  • Scotland opts to stay with Britain

    Voters in Scotland have rejected independence from Britain, opting to preserve a more than 300-year-old union in a referendum Thursday that sent shock waves through Europe and opened the door to continuing political tumult in Britain. With turnout at...
  • Yes or no? Results trickle in from Scotland's independence referendum

    Yes or no? Results trickle in from Scotland's independence referendum
    Results were trickling in early Friday in Scotland’s independence referendum, a poll that will decide the future of the 300-year-old union with Britain. Nine of Scotland’s 32 local authorities reported “no” votes, some by a...