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Long welcoming of refugees and asylum-seekers, Sweden is now seeing a backlash. An anti-immigration party is gaining strength, mosques have been fire-bombed, and anti-Semitism appears on the rise.
February 05, 2015
Hackers gained access to records of 80 million Anthem customers and employees, the health insurance giant says. But how can the seemingly endless mega-hacks be prevented?
February 05, 2015
One of the world's most active volcanoes is erupting again. Piton de la Fournaise in the Indian Ocean on the French island of Reunion began spewing lava from one of its four craters on Wednesday.
February 05, 2015
Outraged by the killing of their air force pilot, Jordanians are considering what their country can do to respond.
February 05, 2015
Meanwhile, the Obama administration is under increasing pressure to provide weapons to the Ukrainians.
February 05, 2015
NBC Chief Anchor Brian Williams is dealing with scathing criticism over his exaggerated accounts, over the years, of a helicopter landing under hostile fire in Iraq in 2003.
February 05, 2015
The end looks to be near for RadioShack. The nearly century old electronics retail chain is on the verge of bankruptcy. Audie Cornish talks to Jamie Lendino of PC Magazine.
February 05, 2015
More than 80 percent of high school students in Shanghai are myopic. A new study finds a link between higher income and poor eyesight. But the root cause is still hotly debated.
February 05, 2015
New data collected from the European Space Agency's Planck telescope shows that the first starlight in the universe occurred about 560 million years after the Big Bang.
February 05, 2015
Pope Francis has declared slain Archbishop Oscar Romero a martyr. Previous popes declined to do so, possibly because of Romero's role in liberation theology.
February 05, 2015
The jobs picture has changed profoundly since the 1970s. This map shows how those changes played out across the country.
February 05, 2015
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg says she'll leave the job at the end of March after six years in the spotlight and controversies over Plan B emergency contraception.
February 05, 2015
The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child said it's reviewed reports of the mass execution of boys and of beheadings, crucifixions and the burying of children alive.
February 05, 2015
A manifesto posted online by the al-Khanssaa Brigade paints an idyllic picture of life for women and says "there is no greater responsibility for a woman than being a wife to her husband."
February 05, 2015
The president said that God never justifies the killing of innocent people. He also referred to the Dalai Lama, who attended the National Prayer Breakfast for the first time, as his "good friend."
February 05, 2015
Last year, Harvard was among dozens of schools the Department of Education said it's investigating for how they handle sexual abuse allegations.
February 05, 2015
With Fresh Off The Boat making waves, we look back at a colorful crop of shows with Asian-American leads that most of us have forgotten.
February 05, 2015
The studio said she will launch a new production venture within Sony. Her departure comes shortly after the studio was hit by a cyberattack — one that exposed employee data and Pascal's emails.
February 05, 2015
House Speaker John Boehner says Francis will address lawmakers on Sept. 24 during his first papal visit to the United States.
February 05, 2015
The jury of seven women and five men convicted the 70-year-old of six offences, including attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one of having sex with a girl under the age of 13.
February 05, 2015

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