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North Korea Space Official : All Prep work done for Launch

04.10.12 | Bob Price

North Korean space officials said Tuesday all assembly and preparations for this week's planned satellite launch have been completed and denied it is a cover for a missile test.

Christians and Jews Observe, Celebrate

04.06.12 | Jeremy Miller

Jews around the world will be observing Passover which begins at sundown tonight.  Known as Pesach, the Jewish holiday is the one most commonly observed, even by those described as non-observant Jews.  The Judaism 101 Web site says the ...

Titanic Museum Launched ahead of 100th anniversary of Shipwreck

04.03.12 | Bob Price

Most people associate the drama of the Titanic with icebergs, lifeboats, and flares fired into the night. Few think of the heartbreak that took place as news of the tragedy filtered home.

Transgendered Contestant at this Years Miss Universe Pageant

04.03.12 | Bob Price

The New York-based Miss Universe organization has reversed its original decision to disqualify a 23-year-old transsexual woman from the 2012 Miss Universe Canada pageant.

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Nominates Presidential Candidate (Courtesy of AP)

04.02.12 | Bob Price

Egyptian military judges dropped convictions against Muslim Brotherhood presidential candidate Khairat el-Shater, clearing the nominee of the nation’s dominant political party to run in the election, the group’s lawyer said.

Cameron: Earth's Deepest Spot, Desolate, Forebodding

03.26.12 | Bob Price

The last frontier on Earth is out-of-this-world, desolate, foreboding, and moon-like, James Cameron said after diving to the deepest part of the ocean. And he loved it.

Obama to Russia : More Flexibility After Elections

03.26.12 | Bob Price

President Barack Obama told Russia's leader Monday that he would have more flexibility after the November election to deal with the contentious issue of missile defense, a candid assessment of political reality that was picked up by a microphone ...

US intel : Water a Cause for War in Coming Decades

03.22.12 | Bob Price

Drought, floods and a lack of fresh water may cause significant global instability and conflict in the coming decades, as developing countries scramble to meet demand from exploding populations while dealing with the effects of climate change, U.S. ...

Soldier Accused Of Shooting Civilians To Be Charged

03.19.12 | Jeremy Miller

A soldier accused of killing 16 civilians in Afghanistan will likely know the charges against him this week.  Attorney John Henry Browne says he expects charges to be filed on Thursday against Staff Sergeant Robert Bales.  Bales is ...

NYPD Adds Security At Jewish Schools

03.19.12 | Jeremy Miller

New York City authorities are adding extra security around Jewish schools and other institutions following a shooting at a Jewish school in France.  NYPD officials say while there is no specific threat to Jewish schools, businesses or other ...

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