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In Shattered Filipino City, A Fight For ‘Sheer Survival’

In Shattered Filipino City, A Fight For ‘Sheer Survival’As some trucks loaded with food and other aid arrive in the Philippines city of Tacloban they're being looted by residents struggling to survive in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

Facebook Removes Beheading Video, Says It Will Tighten Rules

Facebook Removes Beheading Video, Says It Will Tighten RulesOutrage over the posting of a video showing the decapitation of a woman has led Facebook to say it is going to "combat the glorification of violence ... [by] strengthening the enforcement of our policies." It has also removed the video.

The Votes Are In: Sandy Hook Elementary Will Be Torn Down

The Votes Are In: Sandy Hook Elementary Will Be Torn DownIn a referendum marked by a large turnout and an emphatic result, the people of Newtown, Conn., have voted to demolish Sandy Hook Elementary and build a new school.

Social Security Wrongfully Paid $1.3 Billion In Disability

Social Security Wrongfully Paid $1.3 Billion In DisabilityThe Government Accountability Office says that the Social Security Administration made about $1.3 billion in payments over two years to about 36,000 people who were believed to be working, while claiming they were disabled.

Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

Bookless Public Library Opens In TexasAn all-digital public library is opening today, as officials in Bexar County, Texas, celebrate the opening of the BiblioTech library. The facility offers about 10,000 free e-books for the 1.7 million residents of the county, which includes San Antonio.

Tech Giants Launch Internet.org, A Global Plan To Widen Access

Tech Giants Launch Internet.org, A Global Plan To Widen AccessCiting the billions of people worldwide who can't access the Internet, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and the leaders of other technology firms are launching an ambitious project to narrow the digital divide Wednesday.

NSA Leaker’s Father: Snowden Betrayed Government, Not The People

NSA Leaker’s Father: Snowden Betrayed Government, Not The People"He has in fact broken U.S. law, in a sense that he has released classified information," the elder Snowden told NBC News.

Guardians of the Gates: The Surfboats

Guardians of the Gates: The SurfboatsThis documentary gives us a peek at a day in the life of Coast Guardsmen at Motor Lifeboat Station Golden Gate in San Francisco, the West Coast’s busiest search-and-rescue station.

Gay-Therapy Ministry Shuts Down, Says ‘We’ve Hurt People’

Gay-Therapy Ministry Shuts Down, Says ‘We’ve Hurt People’Gay-rights activists have welcomed a decision by a Christian ministry dedicated to "curing" homosexuals to shut its doors, praising the organization's president for his "integrity and authenticity" in offering an apology for the group's actions.

NSA Leaker: ‘I’m Neither Traitor Nor Hero. I’m An American’

NSA Leaker: ‘I’m Neither Traitor Nor Hero. I’m An American’"I'm neither traitor nor hero. I'm an American." That's what Edward Snowden tells the South China Morning Post in his first published interview since The Guardian and The Washington Post revealed he was the source who leaked top secret information about government programs that sweep up data on phone calls and Internet activity.