Friday, February 21, 2014

Stuck between two countries

Stuck between two countries

Stuck between two countries

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 07:01 PM PST

Part of the fence separating the United States and Mexico sits about 50 yards away from hundreds of tunnel-like holes and makeshift tents where people live, stuck between two countries.

Ship loses more than 500 containers in heavy seas

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 05:12 PM PST

On any day, between 5 million and 6 million containers are on the high seas, carrying everything from potato chips to refrigerators. But not all of them make it to their destination, as the crew of the Svendborg Maersk have just found out.

Arizona lawmakers pass controversial anti-gay bill

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 04:57 PM PST

Arizona's Legislature has passed a controversial bill that would allow business owners, as long as they assert their religious beliefs, to deny service to gay and lesbian customers.

World's 'first airport' largely unknown

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 05:43 AM PST

An old wooden shack and rows of tilted fence posts: In a way, this deserted little patch of Midwestern dirt was the starting point for every airport in the world.

Ole Miss racial incidents have many feeling uneasy

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 09:18 PM PST

A noose was hung around the neck of a statue of a famous civil rights figure at the University of Mississippi.

Gold for Russia, silver for South Korea's Yuna Kim, and controversy ensues

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 05:04 PM PST

In the final chapter of her storied Olympic figure skating career, South Korea's Yuna Kim won silver -- not able to defend her shot at gold against a Russian teenager who seemingly came out of nowhere to get the top prize.

Steve Jobs may appear on U.S. postage stamp

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 02:25 PM PST

The likeness of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs may appear on a commemorative U.S. postage stamp in 2015, only four years after his death.

Ageless Pharrell swears he's not a vampire

Posted: 20 Feb 2014 11:05 AM PST

Forget about Pharrell Williams' hat. We're more interested in his skincare routine.

Official: Hulk Hogan returning to WWE

Posted: 21 Feb 2014 01:48 PM PST

The best-known name in pro-wrestling history is returning to WWE: Hulk Hogan is coming back to serve as a host for the company's various programs.


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