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World Mar 218 things you didn’t know about Assyrian Christians
Fighting to protect Alqosh in northern Iraq is an Assyrian Christian militia known as Dyvekh Nawsha. But who are the Assyrian Christians? Here are eight things you should know about this ethnic minority group, whose members are spread across the…
Health Mar 16App’s terms of service give away your SSN, medical history
Do you know what you’re agreeing to when you click “I agree” on a website’s terms of service form?…
World Mar 15South Korea announces app to combat student suicide
In an effort to curb the country's student suicide problem, South Korea's education ministry announced a smartphone app designed to screen students' social media posts, messages and web searches for words related to suicide, AFP reported Friday.
Nation Mar 14USDA: Strain of highly contagious bird flu detected in Kansas
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that a strain of highly contagious bird flu was detected in a poultry flock in Leavenworth County, Kansas, the latest flare-up in a multistate outbreak threatening U.S. poultry producers.
World Mar 14Rights watchdog says Nemtsov murder suspects were likely tortured
New details have come to light about the investigation into the murder of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, including a report from a member of the Kremlin's human rights council indicating that Russian authorities likely tortured suspects in the case.
World Mar 08Suspects arrested in Nemtsov murder investigation
Russian authorities arrested five men Saturday in connection with Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov's murder, one of whom allegedly confessed to the crime.
Nation Mar 07Unarmed black teen fatally shot by Madison police
A white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black teen in Madison, Wisconsin Friday night, sparking protests in the state capital.
World Mar 07German parliament passes gender quota for corporate boards
Major German companies will soon be required to make sure 30 percent of their supervisory board seats are filled by women. The quota is part of a new law, approved Friday by Germany’s parliament, intended to improve women’s representation on…
Nation Mar 01Colorado retailers sold 19 tons of pot in 2014, state report says
Colorado retailers sold more than 19 tons of bud and 2.9 million units of pot-infused edibles in 2014.
Health Feb 28WHO: More than 1 billion young people at risk for hearing loss
More than 1 billion young people around the world are at risk of hearing loss because of recreational exposure to loud sounds, the World Health Organization said Friday.