The Forever Search

In what the BBC called a “twisted moral code,” Mexican mobsters affiliated with the Scorpions Group, a faction of the drug-running Gulf Cartel crime syndicate, recently forced five of their members to turn themselves in to police for murdering two of the four Americans they...

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The Blink

The Israeli government temporarily backed off from a planned judicial reform Monday, just hours before it was to go to a vote after protesters threatened to shut down the country in one of the largest strikes in years, Reuters reported. “Out of national responsibility, from a...

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What Time Is It?

Lebanon’s government reversed a last-minute decision to postpone daylight savings, with the initial move not to put the clocks forward on Sunday having caused mass confusion and split the population of the small Middle Eastern country into two different time zones, the BBC reported. Prime Minister...

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A Savior, Saved

The Rwandan government released former hotelier and opposition leader Paul Rusesabagina, famous for saving hundreds of people during the 1994 genocide and the inspiration for the film, “Hotel Rwanda,” who had been jailed for years for “terrorism,” CBS News reported. Officials announced that Rusesabagina’s sentence was...

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An Ode to Hair

Ludwig van Beethoven suffered from a variety of ailments throughout his life, including gastrointestinal issues and – most famously – deafness. Still, questions surrounding the death at the age of 56 of the revered pianist and composer have lingered, with scholars blaming his alcohol consumption or...

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