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A divided Supreme Court Wednesday ruled in cases concerning alleged discrimination. One involves racial redistricting in Alabama, and the other concerns the rights of a UPS driver who became pregnant.
Yemen's president fled the country Wednesday after Houthi rebels advanced on the port city of Aden and captured the city's airport.
Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 500 women and children from the northeastern Nigerian town of Damasak, reports say. The kidnappings come as regional forces were helping Nigeria push militants out of Damasak. Scores of villagers were killed in the violence.
Among the victims of the Germanwings plane crash Tuesday were 18 residents of the tiny German town of Haltern. Residents are grieving the loss of 16 students and two advisers from a local high school.
Cuban artist Tania Bruguera poses for a photograph near the statue of José ...
In December, Tania Bruguera planned a performance at Revolution Square. She ended up in jail and had her passport taken. Now she returns to the scene of her alleged crime. This time for an interview.
The male Asian subterranean termite (brown abdomen) and the female Formosan ...
In South Florida, the world's two most destructive termite species could be mating because of climate change. Researchers say if the hybrids colonize, they could pose an even greater economic threat.