Fight Breaks Out During Live, Televised Debate
When people are passionate about their position on politics, a debate can get very heated... Maybe turn into a hot enough brawl that chairs are thrown, and more. A live back-and-forth on Jordanian TV channel Josat put outspoken journalist Shaker al-Johari on one side of the spectrum and pro-Syrian regime activist and lawyer Samih Khrais on the other.
What was MH17 doing overflying war zone?
Dangerous skies can be found from Israel to Iraq, and from Nigeria to North Korea and the East China Sea, and aviation experts say the path that took Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and its 298 passengers over a war zone in eastern Ukraine was not unusual.
How a team of doctors at one hospital boosted hand washing, cut infections and created a culture of safety
One might think that it would be all right for a nurse or tech in a hospital to ask, â€śDoc, did you wash your hands?â€ť But it's actually taboo because the culture dictates who is in charge and who follows orders. It is estimated that an astounding 40 percent of doctors do not wash their hands before coming into contact with patients, putting them at significant risk of infection. But a team of doctors at the Vanderbilt University Hospital found innovative ways to boost hand washing, reduce infections and create a culture of safety...
Rumors swirl around migrant kids, fueling local backlash
LAWTON, Okla. — Fred Fitch, the three-term mayor of this small city in Southern Oklahoma, has a lot of questions about the 1,200 undocumented immigrant children who arrived at the Fort Sill Army base just north of town last month. He's a friendly, seemingly reasonable guy, but on a recent Wednesday afternoon, he couldn't help but indulge in a little gossip about the hottest topic in Lawton.
Inside The Secret CIA Museum
Osama bin Laden's assault rifle. A singed al-Qaeda training manual. A desiccated rat corpse designed to pass secret messages. A letter from an American operative on a sheet of Adolf Hitler's personal stationery. A painting of the real story behind â€śArgo.â€ť And a remote-controlled robotic dragonfly that may be the ancestor of today's drones.
Texas Dad's Invention That Fills 100 Water Balloons in a Minute Inspires Robust Kickstarter Campaign
Summer after summer of filling and knotting water balloons was taking the fun out of water balloon fights. So one Texas family took matters into their own hands and came up with a way to save time. After some experimentation, engineer Josh Malone and his kids came up with a prototype of a prepackaged balloon set, which attaches to a hose. After a group of balloons are filled with water simultaneously, they tie themselves before falling off — in one minute...
Congressional shrug on emergency border spending could prove costly
According to multiple congressional sources close to members briefed on the situation, a delay in funding would impose increased costs of $250 to $1,000 per child per day. Since Oct. 1, approximately 57,000 children have been apprehended at the border. To give an example of the magnitude of the $250 to $1,000 range — and the cost of congressional inaction — the collective price tag for one day of care for those children could range from $14...
The Battle For Ukraine
When Malaysian Flight 17 was shot down over the skies of Ukraine, senselessly killing 298 innocent people, the regional conflict suddenly got the world's attention. Until now, the situation there has been largely seen as a problem far away. For years, Ukraine has been a nation divided between citizens who consider themselves Russian in the eastern part of the country, even speaking Russian, and citizens who identify as Ukrainian in the west...