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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:40:00 -0500A new project uses computers to analyze daytime satellite pictures for signs of extreme poverty. Does it work?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:36:00 -0500A federal judge has overturned a military panel's decision to force Maj. Jason Brezler out of the Corps for including classified information in an email to his fellow Marines.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:24:00 -0500Other countries have elected wealthy businessmen for the same reason Donald Trump won: People think they're so rich, they must be incorruptible. But in many cases, corruption and cronyism followed.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:39:00 -0500As the number of injuries and deaths increase for civilians in Mosul and Iraqi troops trying to liberate them from ISIS, it raises questions about guidance that civilians should stay in place.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:39:00 -0500The tiny West African nation of Gambia is poised for an unprecedented handover of power. In a surprise election upset, the opposition candidate bested the 22-year ruler, whose government is known for forced disappearances, torture and other human rights violations.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:39:00 -0500Canada will announce Thursday the woman who will appear on the first bank note of the next series. A total of 461 iconic Canadian women met the qualifying criteria and a short list was set.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:06:00 -0500Nobody was injured in the accident, which took a long time to unfold. Vehicle after vehicle — including a police car with its lights on, and one surprising addition we won't spoil for you — slid in.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:45:00 -0500The Trump Organization maintains more real estate interests in India than anywhere outside North America. But property development in India is prone to political entanglement.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:37:00 -0500Dominic Ongwen, who was kidnapped by the Lord's Resistance Army when he was a boy, pleaded not guilty to 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Uganda. He was nicknamed the White Ant.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:41:00 -0500The "Mexico City policy" blocked federal funds for international family-planning charities if they were to "promote" abortion.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:24:00 -0500In her first comments since her talk with Donald Trump, President Tsai Ing-wen says she does not foresee "major policy shifts." She spoke with Western journalists, including NPR's William Dobson.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:17 -0500In Liberia, a team of epidemiologists have to delay a criminal investigation, look the other way on illegal drug use and build trust to stop an outbreak of Ebola.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:02:00 -0500Italian archaeologists found a pair of mummified knees in Nefertari's tomb in 1904. For the first time, tests indicate that the knees belonged to the great queen herself.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:00 -0500President-elect Donald Trump's telephone conversation with Taiwan's president broke four decades of diplomatic protocol. There's concern it could also spark a crisis with China, which considers Taiwan a renegade province.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:09:00 -0500The sparsely populated nation of nomadic herders rode China's booming economy by supplying it with coal. But as China's economy slows and commodity prices drop, Mongolia's economy is crashing.