Study: Coffee keeps you sane

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times Magazine) For hundreds of years, coffee has been one of the two or three most popular beverages on earth. But it's only recently that scientists more…

100-day bus tour for Bloomberg gun group

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Politico) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's anti-gun violence group is launching a cross-country bus tour this month as the next step in its push for stricter gun more…

Indonesia axes bikinis for 2013 Miss World pageant

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Miss World organizers have axed the famed bikinis from this year's pageant, replacing them with conservative beach sarongs amid mounting protests from hardline Muslim groups. Indonesia more…

Red tide rising: China encircles U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) China has been quietly taking steps to encircle the United States by arming western hemisphere states, seeking closer military, economic, and diplomatic ties to U.S. neighbors, more…

Facebook, Google insist they didn't know of Prism

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) America's tech giants continued to deny any knowledge of a giant government surveillance program called Prism, even as president Barack Obama confirmed the scheme's existence Friday. more…