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World Mar 21Turkish PM: ‘We’ll eradicate Twitter’
In a stunning move Friday, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan banned microblogging site Twitter across his country, in an attempt to quiet critics of his administration as it prepares for crucial elections later this month. Erdogan and his political…
World Mar 12Tens of thousands march after funeral for teenager injured in Istanbul protests
A funeral procession for a 15-year-old boy attracted tens of thousands to the streets of Istanbul Wednesday morning, with mourners calling for the resignation of a prime minister whose policies they blame for the teenager’s death.
World Mar 11Teenager injured in Turkish uprising dies, sparking protests
Protests erupted across Turkey Tuesday afternoon after it was reported that a teenager hurt in Istanbul street protests last summer had died from his injuries.
World Mar 11First foreign fatality in Venezuelan conflict
A 47-year-old student and mother of four became the first foreign fatality of Venezuela’s ongoing civil unrest Monday, more than a month after demonstrators first took to the streets seeking economic reform and the ouster of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
Science Mar 07Advanced physics lab shuns PowerPoint, embraces the white board
With so much technological innovation going on across Fermilab's campus, one might be surprised to walk into one of lab's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Physics Center forums and see presenters using nothing more than a whiteboard and colored marker --…
World Mar 06Half of EU women are victims of sexual harassment, new report finds
Half of all women in the European Union have been sexually harassed and one third have been the victim of sexual or physical violence at some point since they were 15 years old. The majority of victims never reported the…
World Mar 05Pope Francis finds rock star treatment ‘offensive’
For Catholics, Wednesday marks the start of Lent: a time of reflection, atonement, and heightened humility. This year, the festival will overlap with the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ election – and the Catholic leader is unhappy with the…