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By Shannon Jones, 30 April 2010
The leak from the collapsed BP oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico is five times larger than original estimates, threatening wholesale environmental devastation.
By David Walsh, 30 April 2010
Jan van der Marck, the former chief curator of the Detroit Institute of Arts and a remarkable figure in the world of art, died April 26 after a long battle with cancer.
By John Burton, 30 April 2010
On Wednesday, the US Supreme Court reversed the decision of a lower court, which had blocked the federal government from transferring into private hands a small parcel of land bearing an eight-foot cross. The arguments leading court members used to justify this decision constitute an attack on the separation between church and state.
30 April 2010
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By Chris Marsden, 30 April 2010
Whatever the final outcome of the UK General Election on May 6, British political life has already undergone a tectonic shift.
By Naomi Spencer, 30 April 2010
Two miners were buried Wednesday night by a roof collapse in the western Kentucky Dotiki Mine. The mine, owned by billion-dollar coal company Alliance Resource Partners, has an extensive record of safety violations.
By Samuel Davidson, 30 April 2010
The first of several congressional hearings into the explosion at a mine in West Virginia is setting a precedent for ignoring the criminal culpability of Massey Energy, its executives and government regulators for the death of 29 miners.
By Ulrich Rippert, 30 April 2010
The backdrop to the upcoming state election in North Rhine-Westphalia is the rapidly developing economic crisis.
By Barry Grey, 30 April 2010
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou met with trade union and business leaders Thursday to outline new austerity measures designed to more rapidly reduce the country’s budget deficit, in accordance with conditions for an expanded bailout laid down by the IMF, the European Central Bank and the European Commission.
By John Roberts, 30 April 2010
A clash on Wednesday between anti-government protestors and Thai security forces has left one soldier dead and two others injured, along with 16 demonstrators.