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Like the AP, the The New York Times and ABC News withheld the story about Robert Levinson's CIA work from the public due to fears for his safety.
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In the reports surrounding Jang Song Thaek's death, one image that keeps popping up is the shocked faces of North Koreans reading the newspaper on these weird stands located in Pyongyang's subway terminals.
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Targeted killings are billed as a way for the U.S. and Yemeni government to combat al Qaeda in the most effective way possible. But if the attacks are not carried out correctly the results could backfire.
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Thamasanqa Jantjie, better known as the "fake" deaf interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial, reportedly faced a series of criminal charges in South Africa, including murder.
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Australia on Friday reversed a ruling allowing gay marriage in the Australian Capital Territory, canceling the marriages of more than two dozen gay couples who were wed just last Saturday.
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Dec 12, 2013 11:53PM ET
Come to Bayer's Bee Care Center and learn how Bayer-made pesticides -- which were banned by the European Union for killing bees -- are perfectly harmless
Dec 12, 2013 8:36PM ET
The United Nations has finally issued its report on whether or not chemical weapons were used in Syria. The verdict: they were -- at least five times -- but we still don't know which side used them.
Dec 12, 2013 6:12PM ET
Robert Levinson, an American who disappeared in Iran in 2007, was in the country working for the CIA.
Dec 12, 2013 5:01PM ET
North Korea said on Thursday that its government had executed Jang Song Thaek, the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un.
Dec 12, 2013 12:50PM ET
On Wednesday Megyn Kelly brought our attention to the War on Santa Claus, waged by people who care about things like being "inclusive" or whatever. But the global war on Santa is far worse.
Dec 12, 2013 11:37AM ET
Two death row inmates in Japan were killed today, following a controversial procedure where inmates are given a just a few hours notice before they are hanged.
Dec 12, 2013 11:12AM ET
Here are some of the best bets that you might have made in 2013.
Dec 12, 2013 7:30AM ET
The sign language interpreter accused of using made-up gestures during Obama's Mandela memorial speech said he was hallucinating.
Dec 12, 2013 1:14AM ET
Although it poses no immediate threat to the astronauts in orbit, a malfunctioning cooling pump on the International Space Station required maintenance on Wednesday.
Dec 12, 2013 12:32AM ET
After last week, when Islamists wrested control of critical locations such as bases and storage warehouses from Syrian rebels, the United States has halted the delivery of all nonlethal aid to the region.
Dec 11, 2013 9:59PM ET
The bubonic plague, that flea-borne bacterial disease that wiped out a good portion of Europe in the Middle Ages, is back.
Dec 11, 2013 5:47PM ET
On Wednesday, a fight broke out in Georgia's parliament over the dispute in Ukraine, where a heavyweight boxing champion is leading a revolution. Fights happen in governments all the time, and they are all weirdly great.
Dec 11, 2013 2:33PM ET
The United States abandoned its non-lethal aid deliveries to northern Syria on Wednesday after Islamist rebel groups seized key checkpoints and warehouses from the Syrian rebels.
Dec 11, 2013 2:00PM ET
If you want to judge the success of Pope Francis's campaign to change the tone of the Catholic church, look beyond his selection as Time's person of the year to its context.
Dec 11, 2013 9:43AM ET
Nutella, it turns out, is a perfect example of what globalization has meant for popular foodstuffs: Not only is it sold everywhere, but its ingredients are sourced from all over the place too.
Dec 11, 2013 9:37AM ET
While America wondered just how mad Michelle was with Barack after selfiegate (not mad at all, apparently), the Danish papers had their own field day with Helle Thorning-Schmidt. But first, they wondered why it took the world long to recognize her.
Dec 11, 2013 8:54AM ET
The Indian Supreme Court reinstated a from the 1860s on Wednesday that criminalizes same-sex intercourse in the country
Dec 11, 2013 8:00AM ET
The deaf community in South Africa is outraged and embarrassed after realizing that man who was signing translations of Nelson Mandela's memorial to the whole entire world was actually a fraud.
Dec 11, 2013 3:25AM ET
At a youth conference in Ecuador this week, Elian Gonzalez, famous as the focal point of an immigration battle back in 2000, spoke out against the United States' policy on Cuba
Dec 10, 2013 9:15PM ET
Uruguay, which recently became the second Latin American country to legalize gay marriage, is now the first country in the world to legalize the production, sale and consumption of marijuana.
Dec 10, 2013 7:53PM ET
Riot police have started to move in on a large protest camp in Kiev's Independence Square tonight, breaking through barricades and clashing with protestors.
Dec 10, 2013 2:59PM ET
Atheists living openly in 13 countries risk the death penalty, according to a new, comprehensive report from the International Humanist and Ethical Union out on Tuesday
Dec 10, 2013 2:37PM ET
North Korea has confirmed the rumors that Kim Jong-un's uncle, Jang Song Thaek, was indeed removed from power, and the government is now going out of its way to prove his guilt.
Dec 10, 2013 1:57PM ET
Russia could possibly pardon two jailed members of Pussy Riot, along with a group of Greenpeace protesters and many others, under an amnesty deal being considered in the country's parliament.
Dec 10, 2013 1:04PM ET
A new document released by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden explains how the NSA uses Canada as its spying errand boy.