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  • India's Narendra Modi leads conservatives to election day victory

    India's Narendra Modi leads conservatives to election day victory
    India’s conservative opposition party won national elections in a landslide, results showed Friday, riding a message of optimism and clean, business-friendly governance to a historic parliamentary majority that could profoundly change the...
  • U.S.-Russia tension could affect space station, satellites

    U.S.-Russia tension could affect space station, satellites
    The escalating tension between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine has reached a new altitude: space. In the aftermath of the Cold War, the two superpowers set aside their mistrust and agreed to build a massive orbiting outpost as a symbol of a new era...
  • Some Illinois doctors billing Medicare top rate

     Some Illinois doctors billing Medicare top rate
    A Melrose Park pain specialist charged Medicare the highest rate allowed for more than 80 percent of her established patients' office visits in 2012, government records show. That same year, a Chicago Heights internist classified every single patient...
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai relieved his term is winding down

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai relieved his term is winding down
    Six weeks before the Afghan election, at a meeting at the presidential palace, women's rights activist Sima Samar gently teased President Hamid Karzai about being a short-timer. Karzai suddenly grew emotional, Samar recalled. "To be honest, my sister, I...
  • In Brazil, labor protests ramp up as World Cup nears

    A month before the start of the World Cup soccer tournament, organized labor groups across Brazil have begun a series of strikes and other protests for higher pay and better working conditions. Associations of police officers, teachers, transportation...
  • In hyperpartisan America, there's no room for compassion

    A hypothetical scenario: Your little boy lies in a hospital bed, stricken by a mysterious, potentially fatal disease. You are frightened and in despair. But your community rallies around you. Soon, the whole town is talking about your ordeal....
  • Israeli peace envoy under fire for meeting with Palestinian leader

    Israeli peace envoy under fire for meeting with Palestinian leader
    Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni is taking heat for meeting last week with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, with Israeli politicians on both the right and left calling for her resignation. Livni, Israel's chief negotiator with the Palestinians,...
  • Militia in Libya attacks parliament; 7 lawmakers reportedly captured

    Militia in Libya attacks parliament; 7 lawmakers reportedly captured
    In a new challenge to the authority of Libya’s weak central government, militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked the parliament building on Sunday, state media reported. Gunfire rang out in streets surrounding the General National...
  • Gunfire, political chaos in Libya with attack on parliament

    Gunfire, political chaos in Libya with attack on parliament
    Militiamen loyal to a rogue former general attacked Libya’s parliament building Sunday, state media said, in a new challenge to the authority of the North African nation’s weak central government. The group later reportedly declared it had...
  • Abdel Fattah Sisi, Egypt's likely new leader, faces economic deja vu

    Abdel Fattah Sisi, Egypt's likely new leader, faces economic deja vu
    With Egypt's former defense chief Abdel Fattah Sisi on a glide path to the presidency, virtually every day brings an ominous new sign of what is likely to emerge as the greatest threat to his rule. And it's not his archenemy, the Muslim Brotherhood....
  • South Korean president to disband coast guard over ferry response

    South Korean president to disband coast guard over ferry response
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye announced Monday that she would disband the coast guard because of its inept efforts to rescue those stranded aboard a sinking ferry, which left more than 300 people dead or missing, mostly high school students....