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U.S. Steps Up Winter-Warfare Training As Global Threat Shifts

Justice Thomas Calls for Re-Examining Landmark Libel Case

By Lolita C. Baldour |
A new focus on cold-weather military training trains U.S. troops to fight against a more capable, high-tech enemy like Russia, North Korea or China.

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Smile: Some Airliners Have Cameras on Seat-Back Screens

Smile: Some Airliners Have Cameras on Seat-Back Screens

Feb 23
Now there is one more place where cameras could start watching you — from 30,000 feet.

As Prices Soar, Turkey's Erdogan Woos Voters with Vegetables

As Prices Soar, Turkey's Erdogan Woos Voters with Vegetables

By Zeynep Bilginsoy and Suzan Fraser | Feb 23
In a middle class Istanbul neighborhood shoppers form a long line to an immense tent carrying a sign that reads "Total combat against inflation." The weapons in that battle: Spinach, tomatoes and peppers.

French Bishops Agree to Compensation for Sex Abuse Victims

French Bishops Agree to Compensation for Sex Abuse Victims

By Samuel Petrequin | Feb 23
Still struggling to come to terms with their share of responsibility in the clerical sex abuse scandal rocking the Catholic Church, France's bishops have agreed to award financial compensation to victims.

Reddit Co-Founder Pushes Hard for Paternity Leave

Reddit Co-Founder Pushes Hard for Paternity Leave

By Alexandra Olson | Feb 23
The U.S. is the only industrialized country that does not federally mandate paid parental leave. But it's a good time to be fighting for paid leave in the U.S.

Google to End Forced Arbitration for All Worker Disputes

Google to End Forced Arbitration for All Worker Disputes

By Rachel Lerman | Feb 23
Google said Thursday it will no longer require that its workers settle disputes with the company through arbitration, responding to months of pressure from employees.

Ground-breaking Electric Chevrolet Volt Runs Out of Juice

Ground-breaking Electric Chevrolet Volt Runs Out of Juice

By Tom Krisher | Feb 23
On Tuesday, the last Volt was built with little ceremony at a Detroit factory that's now slated to close.

Forget Netflix - The Real Joy of Movies is Still in Theaters

Forget Netflix - The Real Joy of Movies is Still in Theaters

By Anick Jesdanun | Feb 22
Sure, it's easy to Netflix and chill these days. Or Prime and recline. Or Hulu and ... well, whatever. But if you really want to savor a film, there's still no substitute for a movie theater.

Was That Ballot Fraud in North Carolina U.S. House Race?

Was That Ballot Fraud in North Carolina U.S. House Race?

By Emery P. Dalesio and Gary D. Robertson | Feb 22
The country's last vacant congressional seat will stay that way for months after North Carolina's election board, hearing evidence of ballot fraud and testimony that the Republican ignored warning signs, ordered a new election.

Groups Want Offshore Drilling Tests to Cease During Lawsuit

Groups Want Offshore Drilling Tests to Cease During Lawsuit

By Meg Kinnard | Feb 22
Conservation groups suing the Trump administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests asked a judge on Wednesday to halt preparatory work for the drilling until their case is heard in court.

Failing Payless to Honor Gift Cards, Store Credit Into March

Failing Payless to Honor Gift Cards, Store Credit Into March

Feb 22
The failing Payless ShoeSource chain will honor gift cards and store credit until March 11 as the company liquidates all operations.

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