As the international community awaits verification that chemical weapons were used, what remains unclear is how Washington might respond.
Bradley Manning, 25, was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for leaking classified documents to the website WikiLeaks. Depending on whom you ask, however, the contents of those documents could amount to remarkable disclosures or well-written gossip.
A chain of aquariums in Britain is urging people to stop eating octopus, as researchers learn just how smart the sea creatures really are.
As the political turmoil in Egypt continues play out, one thing has been clear for some time. The Egyptian economy is in deep trouble.
Swagger, grovel, gossip, hint, critic. Scholars say 1,600 or so words have come to us from William Shakespeare.
Suzette Jordan was raped. But rather than take advantage of India's shield law, which allows her to remain anonymous as a victim of rape, she's gone public with her story, hoping to help future victims of rape.
Diabetes is very much a disease of poor countries -- where healthcare is ill-prepared to deal with it. So in places like Cambodia, where diabetes is common, but undiagnosed, prevention is the name of the game. Surprisingly, that means a focus on getting people to eat brown rice.
Coach Matt Cheaves stands with members of the Dalton High School soccer team in Dalton, Ga.
Dalton, Ga., is nearly half Latino. On the high school soccer pitch, the team is almost entirely Latino. Dalton is special in Georgia, and indeed across the south, in that it has become much more diverse much faster than most other similar communities. And the changing demographics are changing the community.
Light can make a big difference in someone's life. But in corners of the world where electricity is still unreliable, if it exists at all, light from a light bulb can be impossible. But there's another solution: and it's as simple as some water and a plastic soda bottle.
The Philippines is home to many call centers servicing American clients. And that means operating by an American schedule: American time, American holidays, even American culture. For the Filipinos staffing these centers, that means embracing this opposite culture.

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