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Minnesota Shooting Victim 'Was a Good Man,' Girlfriend Says
Diamond Reynolds talks about the life and death of Philando Castile.
The Note: What To Expect From Candidate Bobby Jindal
NOTABLES --IT'S OFFICIAL -- BOBBY JINDAL IS RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT: Onstage at his kickoff rally outside New Orleans yesterday afternoon, the Louisiana governor bashed Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush while setting himself up as a protector of religious liberty and conservative values, ABC's CHRIS GOOD
In Berlin, Alexanderplatz is Hot Again --- This Time for Architects
For nearly half a century the tallest building in Berlin has been a relic of its Soviet past. The Park Inn, a slender glass and concrete hotel in Alexanderplatz, was erected in the late 1960's to mark East Germany’s 20th anniversary. The 410-foot tall edifice, called Hotel Stadt Berlin at the time
Monsters of the Deep: Jellyfish Threaten the World's Seas
Jellyfish infestations along beaches worldwide are troubling tourists and scientists alike. It is a creature that thrives on over-fishing and pollution. But how dangerous is it for the ecosystem? When oceanographer Josep Maria Gili steps onto the terrace from his office, he sees the crowds of
Proof That Open-Plan Offices Are Satan's Handiwork
Are you a wage slave toiling in an "open-plan" office—meaning, in a single giant room, without so much as a sheet of waxed paper separating you from the knowledge-worker seated next to you? If so, there's news both bad and good. The good: Your private surmise--that this is the stupidest, most
Feb. 28: Ceasefire in Gulf War 1991
1991 Ceasefire in Gulf War Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein announced that troops would withdraw from Kuwait, signalling an end to the Gulf War. U.S. military warned that complete withdrawal of American troops would be a lengthy process, and announced plans to leave reserve troops...
The Global Note: Cruise Nightmare - Redux…Getting Out Of Homs…Three Million Tons Of Tsunami Debris
COSTA CRUISE MESS – AGAIN -NIGHTMARE AT SEA…We’ll admit: when we first saw the bulletins yesterday, we figured, can’t be that bad; must just be the name that’s getting interest. But while no passengers have been hurt, seems fair to say the Costa company –...
9/11 memorial ushers in reverent vitality in NYC
Inside the National September 11 Memorial, due to open in a month, stands a pear tree that is still charred from the terrorist attacks a decade ago, but has sprouted new branches. Dubbed the "Survivor Tree," it was nursed back to health at a park in the Bronx. It is symbolic of the horrors of 9/11
The Strangest And Most Unusual Homes On The Market
When Robert and Marguerite Antell told architect James Johnson they wanted to build a fun, artistic home, he handed the couple a coke bottle with a flowering sprig of Queen Anne's lace. "This is your new home," he explained. Forty years later the cream-colored pod that they built from his plans hit
Authorities Warn Miami Sandbar Copycats
After the Mysterious Piano Was Removed From Biscayne Bay Sandbar, a Second Scene Was Created