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Stan Lee: Superhero of Marvel Comics is Dead at 95

Superhero of Marvel Comics died early Monday morning in Los Angeles at 95 following complications from a medical emergency. He was born Stanley Martin Lieber on Dec. 28, 1922, in Manhattan, the older of two sons born to Jack Lieber,…

‘Jeopardy!’ contestant dies before show airs

A “Jeopardy!” contestant who achieved her dream of appearing on the show has passed away just a week before the episode is due to air, her partner said. Cindy Stowell, a science content developer from Austin, Texas, died early Monday…

Aleppo: Cease-Fire Deal Reached in Besieged Syrian City, Rebels Say

Russia declared on Tuesday that the four-year battle over Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, was over, as the last remaining rebel fighters agreed to turn over their territory to the Syrian government. While pro-government forces were moving in, United Nations officials…

Salman Rushdie leads World Human Rights Day protest for Chinese writers

On World Human Rights Day on Saturday, Salman Rushdie, JM Coetzee, Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman are among more than 120 authors and activists have written to Chinese president Xi Jinping urging the Chinese government to release jailed or detained…

South Korean President Park Geun-hye faces impeachment vote

South Korean lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye over an influence-peddling scandal, setting the stage for her to become the country’s first elected leader to be expelled from office in disgrace.The Constitutional Court must now decide…

Students sickened by gummy bears, hospitalized

NAPERVILLE, Ill. – Several students at a suburban Chicago high school who became sick after eating gummy bears laced with an unknown substance have been hospitalized. “This candy made those students both uncomfortable and sick,” according to a statement from…

Donald Trump Named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year

President-elect Donald Trump, the real estate businessman and political novice whose election campaign made the entire world take notice, has been selected as TIME’s 2016 Person of the Year. The cover story unveiled Wednesday marks the 90th Person of the…