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  • News of the Weird: Brothels for the Disabled

    News of the Weird: Brothels for the Disabled
    A Verizon risk team, looking for data breaches on a client's computers, discovered that one company software developer was basically idle for many months, yet remained productive — because he had outsourced his projects to a Chinese software...
  • The pope's Rome: Where Francis, the 266th pope, will live and rule

    The pope's Rome: Where Francis, the 266th pope, will live and rule
    ROME - "SILENZIO!" says the sign just past the massive bronze doors marking the entrance to St. Mary and the Martyrs Catholic Church in Rome, one of the two or three most important churches in Christian history. The sign reminds all that this is a house...
  • New pope, new questions

    New pope, new questions
    When in Rome, the excitement swirling around the election of Pope Francis was contagious, even for those who weren't church-going Roman Catholics. My job was to convey that Eternal City-wide fervor to folks back home through stories, videos, live Webcasts...
  • Cease-Fire Holds in Gaza Despite Latest Flare-Up

    Cease-Fire Holds in Gaza Despite Latest Flare-Up
    Jerusalem -- A fragile truce between Israel and Hamas appeared to hold Friday despite reports that Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man near its border in Gaza. The soldiers opened fire when farmers were trying to reach their land near...
  • Cease-fire agreement reached in Gaza conflict

    Cease-fire agreement reached in Gaza conflict
    After eight days of violence and nearly 150 deaths on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border, a cease-fire set to take effect Wednesday night promised to silence the warplanes and rocket launchers. The cease-fire, announced Wednesday night in a joint...
  • Cease-fire reached in Israel-Hamas conflict

    Cease-fire reached in Israel-Hamas conflict
    Near the Israel-Gaza border (CNN) -- After eight days of violence and nearly 150 deaths on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border, a cease-fire set to take effect Wednesday night promised to silence the warplanes and rocket launchers. The cease-fire,...
  • Continued American presence in Afghanistan a recipe for more disaster

    PARIS -- The United States has adopted the mission of "global security provider," according to the most recent Defense Department quadrennial strategy statement. This is a self-nominated role as custodian of a (prospective) global order based on...
  • Snowden a fool, not a spy

    It would make things so much easier for everyone if Edward Snowden were working for China. And that's certainly a possibility. His decision to flee to Hong Kong -- a Chinese vassal -- was an odd one, given that China is hardly a bulwark of transparency...
  • 'Triennial' art has Pacific Rim flavor

    'Triennial' art has Pacific Rim flavor
    By the time you enter the doors of the Orange County Museum of Art and look for the first work of art on display, you'll probably have stepped on it already. The Newport Beach museum's inaugural "2013 California-Pacific Triennial" exhibit, which opens...
  • Pictures in the News | January 7, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • Pictures in the News | February 27, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Vatican City, where thousands gather in St Peter's Square as Pope Benedict XVI attended his last weekly public audience before stepping down tomorrow. Pope Benedict XVI has been the leader of the Catholic...