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April 21, 2015 11:39 AM How ISIS controls life, from birth to foosball

Garbage men, traffic tickets: Everyday life under ISIS Mothers are reminded how important children are to God and are then instructed to follow a vaccination timetable against polio, measles and other ailments. This notice declares that the University of Mosul will open on October 18, 2014, but that the philosophy and archeology departments, among others 38

April 21, 2015 7:59 AM Ferry Anger, Corruption Charges Test South Korean President

First it was the ferry sinking, a subject that a year later still haunts Park Geun-hye's presidency: Demonstrators rampaged through Seoul over the weekend, accusing Park of not addressing the alleged corruption and incompetence that cost South Korea 304 lives, mostly children. Then another bombshell: Park's prime minister, Lee Wan Koo, offered to resign 20

April 21, 2015 7:58 AM S. Korean president faces tough political test in fury over ferry sinking, corruption charges

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Wan Koo walks on the terrace of his residence in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Lee has offered to resign amid a bribery scandal just two months after he took up the country's No. 2 post, officials said Tuesday, in the latest political crisis to hit President Park Geun-hye. (Kim Bong-kyu/The Hankyoreh via AP) KOREA 57

April 21, 2015 7:30 AM UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 21, 2015

South Vietnamese president resigns near war's end, Negroponte confirmed as first U.S. intelligence director ... on this date in history. The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Venus. Those born on this date are under the sign of Taurus. They include Russian ruler Catherine II -- "Catherine 32

April 21, 2015 6:30 AM Victim of pervy ex-Assemblyman Vito Lopez returns to work in City Council

Chloe Rivera at the office of attorney Kevin Mintzer on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. One of the victims of pervy ex-Assemblyman Vito Lopez has returned to work in the City Council, where she began her political career five years ago as an intern. Chloe Rivera began her new gig Monday as a policy analyst for the Cultural Affairs and Libraries Committee, chaired 17

April 21, 2015 2:23 AM GOP's Darin LaHood favored in race to replace Schock

The son of former federal cabinet member and longtime congressman Ray LaHood remained the overwhelming favorite Monday as the field took shape for the special election to replace disgraced former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock in a heavily Republican central Illinois district. Darin LaHood, 46, is a former state and federal prosecutor known in Illinois for his fiscally 21

April 20, 2015 8:26 PM BuzzFeed Under Fire After Deleting Stories Critical Of Its Advertisers

BuzzFeed has run into a bit of a buzz saw. It has acknowledged deleting several posts on its website that are critical of current and former advertisers, and this is fueling skeptics who question whether strong journalistic values will flourish on the fast-growing site. Here's NPR's David Folkenflik. DAVID FOLKENFLIK, BYLINE: BuzzFeed editor-in-chief 20

April 20, 2015 3:26 PM BuzzFeed admits it bowed to business pressure by deleting posts

BuzzFeed admitted over the weekend that it scrubbed at least three posts over complaints from advertisers, marking the second time this month the viral juggernaut has seen its editorial practices come under scrutiny. The deletions, which were first reported by Gawker, were detailed by BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith in a memo circulated among staffers 83

April 20, 2015 2:01 PM Considering 'The Philosophy Of The Web'

Why have a philosophy of the web? In particular, does the web fundamentally alter our approach to the traditional questions of philosophy? The bet behind the philosophy of the web is "yes" — that the web does actually alter profoundly long-standing questions that have typically been the domain of philosophy. The web evokes equally as potent theoretical 38

April 19, 2015 7:53 PM Marvelverse at A Crossroads Leads the Way In A Big Year for Genre Franchises

In a movie year marked by a raft of famous genre franchises, the Marvelverse is set once again to lead the way. What Marvel calls its interlocking "Marvel Cinematic Universe" features the return of the Avengers -- opening in the UK on April 23 and rolling out across the world, reaching North America on May 1 -- and a quirky new title, Ant-Man, coming 44