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Don't worry: The world's best female soccer players have been 'sex-tested'

The disgraced world soccer body, FIFA, makes sure each Women's World Cup participant is, in fact, a woman. Here's how.

Misery TV: The controversy behind CBS's The Briefcase

Why journalist Esther Breger calls CBS's The Briefcase the latest in television's long history of humiliating poor people.

A new reality program called The Briefcase debuted on CBS last Wednesday. It was a ratings hit, but also earned a heap of critical scorn for its premise.

China now targeting moms of Tiananmen victims to erase memory of its bloody crackdown

The 26th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests is quasi-unmentionable in China. Now the Tiananmen Mothers, an activist group comprised of the victims' families, are fighting to bring the event to light.

Most tourists who visit Niagara Falls are content to view it from the safety of solid ground. A few dare to view it up close in the Maid of the Mist boat rides.

That isn't enough for a daredevil like Alberta's Will Gadd, who in January became the first person to climb Niagara's Horseshoe Falls.

That's right, climb. As in upwards.

CIA's 'enhanced interrogation' sessions described as 'completely out of control'

Interrogators and guards working for the CIA never told headquarters about some of the worst torture methods they used at Guantanamo, including sexual abuse, says detainee.