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World News Desk

World News Desk

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Q&A: Why Fighting Has Again Plunged Libya into Chaos

CAIRO (AP) – Libya has been plunged into chaos again, with forces loyal to a polarizing military commander marching on the capital and trading fire with militias aligned with a weak UN-backed government.


Federal Government Finds “Severe” Problems in Alabama Prisons

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) – The Justice Department has determined that Alabama’s prisons are violating the Constitution by failing to protect inmates from violence and sexual abuse and by housing them in unsafe and overcrowded facilities, according to a scathing report Wednesday that described the problems as “severe” and “systemic.”


December 2006
Dec 29 Society & Lifestyles Increasing Sports Violence
Dec 29 Weather & Environment Worldwide Temps Near Record Highs
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November 2006
Nov 6 Weather & Environment Deadly Wildfire Scorches California
Nov 6 Weather & Environment Record Snowfall in New York State
Nov 6 Society & Lifestyles Pole-dancing Kit Marketed to Children
Nov 6 Society & Lifestyles Internet Child Abuse Images Increasing
Nov 6 Health Issues AIDS Spreads Through China
Nov 6 Health Issues World More Obese Than Starving
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September 2006
Sep 5 Science & Technology Earth’s Gravity Changed by Sumatra Quake
Sep 5 Health Issues Millions Die Of Hunger Each Year
Sep 5 Health Issues England’s Obesity Epidemic
Sep 5 Society & Lifestyles “Love Land” in South Korea
Sep 5 Society & Lifestyles More Unmarried Than Married in U.S.
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August 2006
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July 2006
Jul 28 Weather & Environment California Heat Wave
Jul 12 Geopolitics EU Fines Microsoft $357 Million
Jul 11 Society & Lifestyles British Abortions Break Records
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June 2006
Jun 29 Geopolitics The Race For Oil
Jun 29 Science & Technology San Andreas Fault Earthquake Overdue
Jun 29 Society & Lifestyles Teenaged Girls “Out of Control”
Jun 29 Weather & Environment From Record Rains and Flooding…
Jun 29 Society & Lifestyles Dutch Pedophiles to Form Political Party
Jun 29 Weather & Environment ...To Raging Wildfires
Jun 29 Religion Feeding a Spiritual Hunger?
Jun 29 Crime & Punishment FEMA Aid Squandered and Stolen
Jun 29 Society & Lifestyles Babies Aborted for “Minor Defects”
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May 2006
May 10 Society & Lifestyles Legal Showdown: Abortion in the U.S.
May 10 Science & Technology Scientists Find “Missing Link”?
May 10 Society & Lifestyles U.S. Movie Audiences Want More Blood
May 10 Geopolitics Russian Arms Exports
May 10 Asia China's Economy
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March 2006
Mar 3 Geopolitics Iran-China Energy Deal
Mar 3 Geopolitics Iran: "No Reason" To Back Down
Mar 3 Society & Lifestyles Mandatory Abortion in Holland?
Mar 3 Media Oscar Upset
Mar 3 Health Issues H5N1 Continues To Spread Westward
Mar 3 Society & Lifestyles Britain: Illegitimate Births on the Rise
Mar 3 Europe Europe and Islam
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January 2006
Jan 6 Geopolitics Iran Heads For Confrontation
Jan 6 Australia & South Pacific Turmoil “Down Under”: Sydney Mired In Riots
Jan 6 Society & Lifestyles United Kingdom Legalizes Same-Sex Weddings
Jan 6 Europe EU Budget Compromise
Jan 6 Weather & Environment America's Ongoing Drought Problem
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