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World Oct 07Pakistan renews efforts to crack down on honor killings
The bill eliminates a current loophole in the law that allows families to forgive those who commit honor killings so they can escape prosecution.
World Sep 27Man who destroyed artifacts in Mali gets nine years in prison
The International Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced an Islamic militant to nine years in prison for destroying artifacts and religious buildings in Timbuktu, Mali.
Nation Sep 22500 million Yahoo accounts hit by hackers, company confirms
Yahoo stated the stolen information may include names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth and passwords.
Health Aug 16Aetna to pull out of most Obamacare health plans
Health insurance provider Aetna has decided to stop participating in the Obamacare health exchange program in 11 of 15 states next year, citing financial concerns.
World Aug 03Tensions bubble in disputed Kashmir ahead of regional summit
Protests and diplomatic tensions are on the rise along the border of India and Pakistan as government officials from several Southeast Asian countries met in Pakistan on Wednesday for a regional summit.
Economy Aug 01Most grads say college is a worthy investment, but support making college tuition free
According to a Bankrate survey released Monday, 89 percent of four-year college grads believe that their degree was a good investment.
World Jul 07Why terror struck Ramadan
Eid al-Fitr, the three-day Muslim holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, is typically celebrated with gifts and feasting with family and friends. But this year's holiday and Ramadan in general were marked by sorrow.
Health Jun 2918 million people served by water systems with lead violations in 2015, report says
More than 18 million Americans received their drinking water from systems with lead violations in 2015, according to a new report.
World Jun 20World needs ‘spirit of unity’ after number of displaced people hits record high, says UN refugee agency
The number of displaced people worldwide hit a record high in 2015, according to a UN Refugee Agency report released Monday. The agency estimates 65.3 million individuals were forced from their homes last year -- nearly 6 million more people…
Health Jun 15Polio strain found in India two years after virus declared eradicated
Two years after the World Health Organization declared India polio-free, an active strain of the virus has been found in samples of sewage water in the southern city of Hyderabad.