Originally published on Thu March 8, 2012 6:11 pm
At the Museum of the Olympic Games in Olympia, Greece, lush pine trees and olive groves are filled with chirping birds. The one guard at the site looks nervously at the few visitors.
There is still a sense of shock in Olympia following the theft last month at the museum, when armed robbers broke into the building and tied up the single guard on duty.
Archaeologist Kostantinos Antonopoulos says they ran off with 77 priceless objects, including votive figurines, chariots and horses.
Originally published on Thu March 8, 2012 3:17 pm
The arguments continue over the merits of the viral video and Kony 2012 social media blitz that this week have exploded onto the Web.
Last night a bewildering debate broke out on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight over video posted online yesterday of a young Barack Obama speaking at a student protest at Harvard Law School more than two decades ago.
The debate focused on whether the new BuzzFeed website or Breitbart.com deserved credit for the scoop.
My bewilderment stemmed from the question of why anyone would consider this video to be a scoop at all.
Originally published on Thu March 8, 2012 8:33 pm
The image of Afghan women wearing police and army uniforms is meant to inspire pride and hope for a future where the rights of women will be protected in Afghanistan.
So why would female police officers in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif be ashamed to admit they wear the badge?
"Except my very close family members, no one really knows that I am a police officer," said one woman at a NATO training session.
Cancer may be even more complicated than everybody already thought. And that's why a single tissue sample taken from a single tumor may not be the best way to figure out a course of treatment.
British researchers took multiple samples within kidney tumors (before and after drug treatment) and also got samples from tumors that had spread from the original cancers in four patients.
They performed all kinds of genetic tests, including detailed DNA sequencing, on the cancers and found wide variations in some key traits.
Iran's supreme religious leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said he welcomed President Obama's comments that attempted to cool off tensions between the West and Iran.
The Christian Science Monitor calls it an "unprecedented praise."
Originally published on Fri March 9, 2012 12:07 pm
President Obama's campaign on Thursday issued the trailer for a documentary about his time in the White House. Call it "President Obama: The Movie."
Rev. Pat Robertson.
Those in favor of legalizing marijuana have gained an unlikely ally.
In an interview with The New York Times, Pat Robertson, the televangelist behind Christian Broadcasting Network's "The 700 Club," doubled down on an opinion he had expressed on his show for years now.
When Maya Rudolph returned to the set of Saturday Night Live in February to guest host, she says it was like coming home.
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