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Skeleton in the closet: Romanian headmaster still in class after death (VIDEO)
An elementary school in Romania has been told that it can keep using the skeleton of its former headmaster by health officials. Alexandru Grigore Poescu taught at the school for fifty years and donated his skeleton to teach students anatomy.

25.10.2014 18:53

Infertile Field of Mars? Colonization plans marred by gravity, radiation fears
The Mars One mission - to bring humans to the Red Planet - is underway, with nearly 80,000 applicants for a possible one-way trip. But will they go forth and multiply? Low gravity and cosmic rays lie in the path of the ambitious plan.

25.10.2014 10:57

Ukraine election 'force': Darth Vader leaves Kiev kids in tears
One of the greatest fictional villains, Star Wars' Darth Vader, has taken to the streets of the Ukrainian capital, to get personal and close with potential voters. His Internet Party will be running for the national parliament in Sunday's poll.

25.10.2014 08:21

Ebola fears see parents keep kids from Long Island school
Almost 150 kids from the John Pearl Elementary School in Bohemia missed classes for an entire day after their parents learnt of a student’s relatives coming for a visit from Guinea, one the countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak.

25.10.2014 08:41

IDF kill Palestinian-American teenager in West Bank
​A Palestinian-American teenager has been shot dead by Israeli troops who claim they were trying to prevent a “Molotov cocktail” attack amid clashes near Ramallah. The US State Department has called for a “speedy and transparent investigation.”

24.10.2014 22:26

Cash damages for woman duped into having undercover spy’s child
British police have agreed to pay £425,000 (US$682,000) in damages to a woman who was tricked into having a sexual relationship with one of their undercover agents and raised his child. The officer used his alias to infiltrate activist groups.

24.10.2014 08:28

‘Fun Police’: New England town keeps ban on kids playing in street
North Attleboro, Massachusetts will continue to prohibit children playing games in the street after attempts to change the relevant bylaw failed despite many of the town's residents questioning whether police have more pressing laws to enforce.

23.10.2014 19:36

Chilling ad depicts bulletproof vests for children of color in Florida (VIDEO)
A public-service ad campaign in Florida, which depicts African American children in bulletproof vests, is urging voter participation to encourage the election of candidates who support repeal of the state’s stand-your-ground gun law.

23.10.2014 15:32

3yo banned from Italy kindergarten over Ebola fears
A three-year-old girl has been banned from a kindergarten in Italy after her classmates’ parents protested her return over fears she could have Ebola after a vacation in Uganda. Despite no cases registered there, parents demanded a full check-up.

23.10.2014 13:42

‘IDF don’t see Palestinian people as people, children as children’
Israeli troops serving in the occupied West Bank see Palestinians not as humans, and when they are ordered to arrest someone, it does not matter whether it is a child or an elderly person, former IDF soldier Nadav Bigelman, told RT’s In the Now show.

23.10.2014 13:58

​IDF soldiers handcuff, blindfold 11yo mentally ill Palestinian (VIDEO)
A video of Israeli Defense Forces degrading detention and mistreatment of a disabled 11-year-old boy has surfaced on Youtube, once again sparking harsh criticism of abuse and indiscriminately violent treatment of Palestinians by the Israeli military.

22.10.2014 22:46

3 Denver girls escape from home to join ISIS, stopped in Germany
Authorities suspect three teenage girls from suburban Denver, who stole money from their parents and flew to Germany over the weekend, were attempting to reach Syria to join Islamic State, the extremist group now being targeted by US-led airstrikes.

22.10.2014 15:59