Shane Warne slammed for drinking comments

Australian cricket great Shane Warne has been criticized for promoting an unhealthy drinking culture, following post-match interviews at cricket's World Cup…

Major quake strikes off Papua New Guinea

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A magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck off Papua New Guinea, the U.S. Geological Survey said Sunday.

The quake was 40 km (25 miles) deep, the USGS said. Its…

Ford's big Lincoln Continental is coming back

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The Lincoln Motor Company, Ford's luxury division, unveiled a big, richly-appointed, luxury car called the Continental in New York City Monday.

This car has a…

Talks intensify on Iran's nuclear future

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Nuclear talks intensified Sunday between world powers and Iran, but key sticking points remained unresolved as the countries tried to reach a deal to curb…

Nigerian vote in droves, embrace democracy

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They came in droves, men, women, young, old. Mothers with babies strapped tightly to their backs, pregnant women, the elderly, some who could barely walk…

Andrew Sullivan: Blogging nearly killed me

For years, Andrew Sullivan blogged at a prolific rate.

His prodigious output was supplemented by dispatches from readers, public debates with fellow bloggers…

Apple's Tim Cook: Anti-gay laws are 'dangerous'

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has spoken out against anti-LGBT legislation in the U.S., saying the new laws are "very dangerous" and contrary to America's founding…

Pence: Indiana 'not going to change' law

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says concerns that his state's new "religious freedom" law will allow businesses to turn away LGBT customers is the result of a…

Indiana governor illustrates GOP's gay rights challenge

 Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence got five cracks at answering the question that has triggered intense backlash against his state's new "religious freedom" law. The law…

Half of Americans are saving next to nothing

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When it comes to saving, we aren't doing enough of it.

Roughly half of Americans are saving 5 percent or less of their incomes, including 18 percent that are…

Air Canada plane goes off runway while landing

22 taken to hospital after Air Canada plane goes off runway

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An Air Canada jet touched down short of the runway at an airport in Halifax early Sunday, hitting an antenna, severing a power line and losing its landing gear…

Threat of ground incursion looms over Yemen

Yemen Houthi soldiers

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Oversized military trucks painted in desert beige hauled tanks in the same camouflage color down a dark highway late Saturday past glowing billboards in the…

Buddhism attracts new converts in China

Five years ago, Beijinger Robert Zhao went on a trip to Tibet. What he encountered left him confused but intrigued.

A science graduate from China's elite…

Second body found in rubble of NY building blast

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Crews searching at the site where a building exploded in New York's East Village found two bodies in the rubble Sunday.

The victims' remains have not yet been…

A glimpse of life on the reservation

Growing up in Germany, everything Felix von der Osten learned about Native Americans came from the books of 19th-century German writer Karl May.

May's most…

Duke advances to Final Four

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Duke defeated Gonzaga 66-52 on Sunday to set up the NCAA Basketball Tournament's Final Four. Duke will face Michigan State and Kentucky will play Wisconsin.

Success threatens Shanghai's street food scene

Morocco street food vendor

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Any traveling foodie knows street food is the real deal, but Shanghai's may be gone soon.

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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