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  • Blue Angels flight leader relieved of command for flying too low

    Blue Angels flight leader relieved of command for flying too low

    In a highly unusual step, Navy Cmdr. Dave Koss was removed as commander of the Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration team. Flying with the Blue Angels and the Air Force Thunderbirds is highly demanding, and there have been accidents over the years.

  • Arab refugee influx causes Europe to rethink its open borders

    Arab refugee influx causes Europe to rethink its open borders

    France wants to overhaul the Schengen agreement, which allows free movement across European borders. A key issue: including large groups of immigrants among the potential 'threats to public order' that allow temporary internal border controls.

  • No Biking in the House Without a Helmet

    No Biking in the House Without a Helmet

    As her children grow, author Melissa Fay Greene decides to extend parenthood by adopting five more.

  • Balkan Gypsies captivate Berlin

    Balkan Gypsies captivate Berlin

    Once shunned, Roma musicians are signing record deals and becoming club sensations.

  • For Arab and Jew, a new beginning

    Opinion For Arab and Jew, a new beginning

    After generations of strife, the holy land yearns for people with heart and vision to think in a different way, to heal in a new way, and to make real the vision for a just peace.

  • Opinion France's burqa ban: Has Europe forgotten the gas chambers?

    As we've seen with France's burqa ban that went into effect this week, global religious tolerance – especially in Europe – is under threat. Growing Islamophobia threatens to undermine hard-fought freedom and tolerance in post-WW II Europe and around the world.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/10

    Novice Thai nuns walk along a pond at the Sathira-Dhammasathan Buddhist meditation center in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday. Over 50 girls, between 5 and 12 years old, were ordained as nuns for 10 days after going through three months of training. The center, founded in 1987, is a learning community for peace and harmony that has programs open to people regardless of age and gender.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/12

    Cargo containers are strewn about in Sendai, northern Japan, Saturday, March 12. Japan launched a massive military rescue operation Saturday after a giant, earthquake-fed tsunami killed hundreds of people and turned the northeastern coast into a swampy wasteland, while authorities braced for a possible meltdown at a nuclear reactor.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/06

    A Belarussian Interior Ministry soldier has a masonry block on his chest smashed by a flaming hammer as part of Maslenitsa celebrations in Minsk, Sunday, March 6. Maslenitsa is a pagan holiday marking the end of winter celebrated by pancake eating and shows of strength.

  • People-powered democratic revolts - do they last?

    People-powered democratic revolts - do they last?

    Analyzing a selection of political revolutions - successful and not - around the globe since World War II