Thursday, October 27, 2011
The 7 billionth person is projected to be born on Halloween. The growing population, however, presents a problem. Where will we get the food for all those hungry mouths?
After a violent crackdown against Arab Spring protesters in Syria, the government is using its hospitals to find and isolate dissidents. To get the treatment they need, they're having to go to independent, underground, make-shift hospitals.
In Spain, the possibility that nearly 50 years of terrorism may be over is causing shockwaves. Politicians of all stripes are claiming credit for the apparent demise of the Basque terrorist group known as ETA.
Jeanie, a famous bear with distinct markings, was shot and killed in Whistler, Canada, last week after becoming too aggressive toward humans.