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  • Powerful protests

    A Christian Science perspective: Peaceful protest is a precious right. But the mental protest of prayer can bring out the divine right each of us has as God’s son or daughter to be governed by Him.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/15

    Seaman Quincy Fermer of the USS Carl Vinson hugs his Thiana after seeing her for the first time after disembarking from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in San Diego. The US Navy aircraft carrier from which the body of Osama bin Laden was buried at sea has returned to its home port in San Diego Bay.

  • Wave of anger blankets Athens as Greece weighs new austerity measures

    Wave of anger blankets Athens as Greece weighs new austerity measures

    Tens of thousands of protesters crossed police lines as Greece's parliament prepared to vote on new austerity measures to avoid what could be a devastating default.

  • In Pictures Athens protests

    Riot police try to extinguish flames from a petrol bomb thrown by protestors outside the Greek parliament in Athens on Feb. 12, 2012. Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the square outside Parliament as a parliamentary debate began. As the crowds grew, a few hundred anarchists started to throw bottles and firebombs at police, who responded with tear gas and stun grenades.

  • In Pictures Unusual military hats

    A member of Norway's Hans Majestet Kongens Garde (His Majesty the King's Guard) is seen during a changing of the guard ceremony in Oslo.

  • Which is worse, China's debt problem or ours?

    The Daily Reckoning Which is worse, China's debt problem or ours?

    The US is in bad shape with subprime debt, but China's local governments aren't doing so well either

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/31

    With record-tying temperatures expected to hit 93 degrees, Patrick Devore of Pittsburgh, plays in a fountain on the north shore of Pittsburgh.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/27

    Kashmiri villagers watch the funeral procession of suspected militants of Jaish-e- Mohammed in Keller, south of Srinagar, India. Thousands attended the funeral of two suspected rebels in Indian Kashmir Friday, a day after they were killed in a gun battle with government forces in the restive region, according to the police.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/26

    Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Starr of the New York Army National Guard stands at attention as taps is played during a memorial service at the New York Division of Military and Naval Affairs in Latham, NY. The service remembered the 32 members of the New York Army National Guard and one member of the New York Naval Militia who have died on active duty since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

  • Can the planet handle more middle-class humans?

    Editor's Blog Can the planet handle more middle-class humans?

    In just 10 years, the world for the first time will be more middle-class than poor. That will tax resources and set up conflicts. But with more people free from just trying to survive, the arts and sciences should boom as well.