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  • Map of the Invisible World

    Map of the Invisible World

    Can a thrice-abandoned child find his way in revolutionary Indonesia?

  • Why NASA picked stormy Florida

    Why NASA picked stormy Florida

    Weather thwarts shuttle launches. But important factors favor this state.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/03

    Designer Alexander van de Rostyne kisses his new and first 4-channel indoor toy helicopter from Silverlit during a press preview for the 61th International Toy Fair in Nuremberg, Germany, on Wednesday. More than 2,700 exhibitors from over 60 countries worldwide will present their new toy products from Feb. 4-9.

  • Iran's offer on nuclear deal: genuine or diplomatic wedge?

    Iran's offer on nuclear deal: genuine or diplomatic wedge?

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran’s enriched uranium could be processed outside the country, a deal Iran once rejected. The US and other countries are wary of the offer as they consider new sanctions.

  • Why Germany's giving Russia a bearhug

    Why Germany's giving Russia a bearhug

    While much of Europe is wary of the bear to the east, Germany continues to pull Russia into European culture and business, although some recent bilateral deals have faltered.

  • Groundhog Day: five facts about Punxsutawney Phil

    Groundhog Day: five facts about Punxsutawney Phil

    Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on Groundhog Day Tuesday, which means six more weeks of winter. Here are five things you might not know about this American tradition.

  • Opinion How Obama could change the game on Iran

    If the Iranian people can more clearly see the benefits offered by negotiations, Iran's leaders will be more likely to compromise to get talks going again.

  • QDR: Pentagon revises its long-held two-war doctrine

    QDR: Pentagon revises its long-held two-war doctrine

    A key Pentagon strategic document released Monday, called the Quadrennial Defense Review, increases the emphasis on a new range of threats, including cybersecurity. It departs from the military's traditional goal of being able to fight two conventional wars at once.

  • Obama's budget would scrap NASA's moon mission

    Obama's budget would scrap NASA's moon mission

    President Obama's budget for NASA seeks to end its back-to-the-moon program, rely more heavily on private companies, and invest in new technologies for human space exploration.

  • Q&A: Who else could help in Afghanistan?

    Q&A: Who else could help in Afghanistan?

    The US and Europe play a leading role in working for Afghanistan's stability. Can the interests of China, India, Iran, Pakistan, and Russia also aid in the nation's success?