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Violence broke out in the West Bank late Thursday when 10,000 marched to protest the Israeli incursion of Gaza. Two protesters were reported killed and dozens injured when the crowd clashed with police at a checkpoint between Ramallah and Jerusalem...
Syrians walk in the once rebel-held neighbourhood of Baba Amro in the central Syrian city of Homs on March 15, 2014. Photo by Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images Syria’s foreign ministry welcomed a newly appointed U.N. peace envoy but demanded he show “...
Diesel fuel, used for trucks, jets and other heavy-duty machinery, can be made from just about anything — coal, crude oil, natural gas, plants. And fuel made with a process called Fischer Tropsch burns cleaner than traditional diesel. But the...
Photo by Flickr user e-Magine Art A new study claims pharmaceutical companies may be misusing FDA safety guidelines to block generic drugs from market, costing the health care system more than $5 billion dollars a year. The FDA requires that...
John Németh says he fell in love with the blues as a teenager growing up in Idaho. Decades later, he’s touring to promote his new album, “Memphis Grease.” Video by Frank Carlson and Ariel Min.  The first gigs that blues musician...
Image by Twitter Twitter released the gender and ethnicity make-up of employees Wednesday, and by their admission, there is room for improvement. Men make up for 70 percent of Twitter’s staff. In terms of ethnicity, whites account for 59 percent of...