U.K. doctors back 'lifestyle rationing'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (GUARDIAN) — A majority of doctors support measures to deny treatment to smokers and the obese, according to a survey that has sparked a row over the NHS's more…

U.N.: No end in sight to global jobs crisis

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — Fiscal austerity and tough labor reforms have failed to create jobs, leading to an "alarming" situation in the global employment market that shows no sign of more…

'Juice ain't worth the squeeze' in Afghanistan

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="c4cWZsNDodhgdOsmkE64_75l2Kob2GMo"] After more than a decade in Afghanistan, there are still lingering problems in our effort to root out terrorists and establish a stable, honest government. Rampant more…

Chechnya OKs Islamic honor killings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) ACHXOY-MARTAN, Chechnya — Chechnya's government is openly approving of families that kill female relatives who violate their sense of honor, as this Russian republic embraces a more…

Central Americans desperate to enter U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) TULTITLAN, Mexico — About 200 impoverished and undocumented migrants recently packed into a small building in this ramshackle town 20 miles north of Mexico City. Nearly more…

U.S. asylum likely for Chinese dissident

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC News) Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is under U.S. protection after a bold escape from 19 months under house arrest, sources told NBC News on Monday, a more…

'Slaughtered for their ivory'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) LONDON -- Up to 35,000 elephants were killed last year for their tusks, the head of a charity told NBC News. Charlie Mayhew, the chief executive more…

WTC back on top in NYC

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) NEW YORK –  One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, will lay more…

Israeli PM Netanyahu's father dies at 102

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HUFFINGTON POST) JERUSALEM — Ben-Zion Netanyahu, the historian and Zionist activist whose skepticism about peacemaking with the Arabs helped to shape the world outlook of his son, Israeli more…

Pope's spokesman: Unite to fight 'gay' marriage

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — Archbishop Antonio Mennini, the Apostolic Nuncio, called for closer co-operation with other faiths as well as Christian denominations to put pressure on the Government over its more…