Jul
25

Videos suggest Russian government may be arming Taliban

Posted from: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_world/~3/hO9exoB5YSk/index.html The Taliban have received improved weaponry in Afghanistan that appears to have been supplied by the Russian government, according to exclusive videos obtained by CNN, adding weight to accusations by Afghan and American officials that Moscow is arming their one-time foe in the war-torn country. … [Read more...]

Jul
23

As The Climate Changes, Kenyan Herders Find Centuries-Old Lifestyle In Danger

Posted from: http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2017/07/23/538373985/as-the-climate-changes-kenyan-herders-find-centuries-old-way-of-life-in-danger?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Nomadic herders in Kenya's northwest are receiving to move farther afield as sustained drought basically changes the landscape. The result: no grasses for herds. (Image credit: Eyder Peralta/NPR) … [Read more...]

Jul
23

Trump's New Message Man Is A Harvard-Educated Former Wall Streeter With Humble Roots

Posted from: http://www.npr.org/2017/07/22/538787908/trumps-new-message-man-is-a-harvard-educated-former-wall-streeter-with-humble-ro?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news In a surprise move Friday that set off a chain reaction of other personnel changes, President Trump tapped Anthony Scaramucci to be the new White House communications director.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP) … [Read more...]

Jul
21

The torture survivors suing the Syrian regime

Posted from: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_world/~3/JwHrW75E4jk/ … [Read more...]

Jul
17

More GOP Senators Say No, Killing Chances For Republican Health Care Bill

Posted from: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/07/17/537803874/gop-senators-come-out-against-republican-healthcare-bill-ensuring-it-cant-pass?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Republicans Mike Lee and Jerry Moran have put their names to the no column, bringing to four the GOP senators opposed to the measure. As it stands, there aren't enough votes to pass the bill.(Image credit: John … [Read more...]

Jul
16

Scars of Turkey's failed coup run deep

Posted from: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_world/~3/robvRw1KXDA/index.html Twelve months on from the attempted coup, residents in Ankara reflect on how their lives have changed -- and what they think the future will bring. … [Read more...]

Jul
15

Brides Scramble For Dresses And Suggestions After Alfred Angelo Stores Close Abruptly

Posted from: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/07/15/537443368/brides-scramble-for-dresses-and-information-after-alfred-angelo-stores-close-abr?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news The lawyer handling the bankruptcy situation says she has obtained a lot more than 7,000 e-mails from customers. Former brides offer no-cost clothes and recommendations — like the cell phone numbers of … [Read more...]

Jul
15

Charlie Gard's parents storm out of court hearing

Posted from: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_world/~3/cS1MUXgxhE8/index.html The parents of baby Charlie Gard stormed out of Britain's High Court Thursday amid an emotional hearing as they fight to take him to the United States for experimental treatment for a rare genetic disorder. … [Read more...]

Jul
14

In Wimbledon Finals, Venus Williams And Roger Federer Could Set Age Records

Posted from: http://www.npr.org/2017/07/14/537327146/in-wimbledon-finals-venus-williams-and-roger-federer-could-set-age-records?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Either star could be the oldest Wimbledon winner of the Open era, and Williams could claim oldest Grand Slam title. Williams, 37, faces off with Garbine Muguruza; Federer, 35, plays Marin Cilic.(Image credit: Adrian Dennis and Frank … [Read more...]

Jul
14

Second Man Charged In Deaths Of Four In Pennsylvania

Posted from: http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/07/14/537279129/second-man-charged-in-deaths-of-four-in-pennsylvania?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Authorities have charged Sean Kratz, 20, in connection with the deaths of four men last week a day after Cosmo DiNardo confessed to the murders.(Image credit: Uncredited/Bucks County D.A. via AP) … [Read more...]