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world Too Much Water Doesn't Damp Germans' Thrifty Habits

The nation's love of conservation is criticized by some as overkill, but many Germans can't quit their water-saving habits.

2 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Watch a conservative economist try to wish income inequality away

As America's problems with economic inequality have moved toward the political front burner, conservative economists have stepped up their efforts to explain that it doesn't really exist.

4 minutes ago // ABC

world Wave of Attacks Kills Nearly 50 in Iraq

Wave of attacks mainly targeting Shiites kills nearly 50 people in Iraq, officials say

8 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world For a struggling UCLA secondary, versatility becoming crucial

In training camp this summer, UCLAs defensive secondary was seen as one of the teams strong suits. There was enough experience that one astute blogger said the secondary could be the Bruins deepest unit.

9 minutes ago // CBS

world A look back in time

A combination barbershop and railroad museum brings visitors back in time in Northern Ireland

9 minutes ago // BBC

world Protest halts Nasa spaceflight plans

Nasa is facing a delay to work on two new commercial spacecraft after a formal protest about the contract award process.

12 minutes ago // CBS

world Neil Patrick Harris dishes about his wedding day

The "How I Met Your Mother" star married actor David Burtka earlier this month

12 minutes ago // MSNBC

world 'Gutless' Cop-Killer Planted Bombs in Woods: Police

Police say the explosives they believe were left by Eric Frein were fully functional.

17 minutes ago // ABC

world Watch: Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against Beijing On China's National Day

Tens of thousands of Occupy Central demonstrators brave the rain in an "umbrella revolution".

18 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world ISIL under heavy assault by Kurds in Iraq

Peshmerga forces backed by US and UK air power launch attacks on three fronts against ISIL.

20 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Hong Kong protests: In the thick of it

Tens of thousands of protesters remain on the streets of Hong Kong, not relenting in their demand for democracy. Demonstrators camped out wearing masks, protective goggles and plastic raincoats – anything to protect against the possibility of tear gas that police fired da …

21 minutes ago // ABC

world Hong Kong Leader Refuses to Meet With Protesters

Hong Kong leader won't meet with protesters; wider demonstrations are threatened

21 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Hong Kong leader refuses to meet with protesters

HONG KONG Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the street protests that have posed the stiffest challenge to Beijing's authority since China took control of the former British colony in 1997.With tens of thousands of people clogging the streets of the Asian financial center, protesters counted down to midnight and cheered as the deadline passed.

21 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world NBA analyst Kenny Smith starts a new game with TBS reality show

Kenny Smith, the former NBA star who has transformed into a popular NBA analyst for Turner Sports, is getting into a new game -- the reality show game.

22 minutes ago // CBS

world NFL player who killed wife in murder-suicide had brain damage

An autopsy on Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher, who carried out murder-suicide, found signs of degenerative brain disease CTE

23 minutes ago // CBS

world Amanda Bynes' parents don't know where she is

Father Rick Bynes said he has not heard from his daughter after she was arrested for DUI on Sunday

24 minutes ago // ABC

world Iranian Filmmakers Call for Nuclear Deal

Prominent Iranian movie directors launch campaign calling for nuclear deal

26 minutes ago // CBS

world Molly Sims expecting second child

The former model broke the baby news on her website with a little help from her 2-year-old son

27 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Trojans tailback Tre Madden attempts to come back from toe injury

USC running back Tre Madden gave it a try Tuesday.

29 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Hong Kong leader refuses to meet protesters

Pro-democracy rally carries on as failed talks dash hope for quick resolution to the five-day stand-off.

30 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world In Kentucky, student injured following shooting; gunman flees

A student from a Louisville, Ky., area high school was rushed to the hospital Tuesday after a gunman opened fire, authorities said.

31 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Modi Stresses Cooperation With U.S.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the U.S. and India are "natural global partners" and agreed to seek closer U.S. cooperation on a number of key issues after meeting President Obama.

33 minutes ago // CNN

world Dark art from golf's glamour girl

Her artwork is dark, bold and often sombre, with black figures and sinister skulls splattered across the canvasses.

34 minutes ago // NPR

world U.S. Charges Four Hackers Over Theft Of Games From Microsoft, Army

The four men were between the ages of 18 and 28 and stole games before they were released. They also stole Apache helicopter simulator software developed by a video game manufacturer.

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Finally a Bruin, Takkarist McKinley works to adjust to college ball

School starts for UCLA players this week, but the learning curve is going to be steeper for some players than others. Some have been here for years, while some have been here for just a couple of months.

38 minutes ago // Newsvine

world The Voice of a Hong Kong Student Leader - video

A look at the fears and motivations driving the anti-Beijing protests in Hong Kong. Interview with Student activist - one of the leaders of the protest movement

38 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Hong Kong Protesters Vow to Fight 'Forever'

A midnight deadline imposed by pro-democracy protesters came and went Tuesdsay without Hong Kong's leader responding to their demands.

38 minutes ago // The Independent

world Iraq crisis: Dozens killed in car bomb and mortar attacks in Baghdad

At least 25 people were killed in car bomb and mortar attacks in mainly Shia Muslim districts of Baghdad on Tuesday, Iraqi police and medical sources said.

40 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Five in Five Years: What Happened to the Other Virginia Girls?

The arrest of Jesse Matthew in the Hannah Graham case has drawn attention to other women who vanished before her.

40 minutes ago // CBS

world Ron Paul: Scotland's secessionist movement should inspire U.S.

The former congressman and staunch libertarian says secession is part of the "grand American tradition"

41 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Controversy swirls around Michigan Coach Brady Hoke

Many Michigan fans didn't need another reason to want fourth-year Coach Brady Hoke fired.

44 minutes ago // NPR

world Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed SB 270, the first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags in the U.S. It requires a 10-cent fee for the use of compostable or paper bags.

47 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Venezuela's Maduro accuses airlines of waging 'economic war'

Venezuelas currency, the bolivar, hit a new low on black market exchanges Tuesday, and President Nicolas Maduro has lashed out at international air carriers for waging economic war in trying to collect the $3.5 billion the government owes them in ticket revenue.

47 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Molly Sims announces baby No. 2 with help from son Brooks

Molly Sims is "BE-yond thrilled" to have a family of four -- she's pregnant with her second child.

51 minutes ago // The Guardian

world US environmental groups may sue to block building of LNG export terminal

Cove Point in Maryland, which won federal approval on Monday, now slated to become first gas export facility on US east coast Continue reading...

52 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'AK-47 Bandit' bank robber linked to heists in 3 other states, FBI says

A bank robber armed with a rifle, dubbed the "AK-47 Bandit," who shot a police officer while fleeing the scene of a Chino bank heist in 2012 has been linked to five other robberies in California, Washington, Idaho and Nebraska, federal officials said Tuesday.