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14 Hours of Hell: How This Town Is Cleaning Up

1 hour 14 min ago
The town was battered by blizzard conditions for 14 hours on Tuesday.






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Twitter Terror: 20 Threats Against Planes in 4 Days

1 hour 42 min ago
Since Saturday at least 18 bomb threats have been tweeted against U.S. planes, and authorities say other threats were made but were not publicized.






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Sorority Sisters Asked to Skip UVA Frat Parties for 'Safety'

1 hour 55 min ago
A backlash is brewing on the campus of the University of Virginia, where women have been asked to skip frat parties for their "safety and well-being."






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Ex-Los Alamos Scientist Gets 5 Years in Nuclear Bomb Plot

2 hours 6 min ago
A former scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory was sentenced for scheming to sell plans for nuclear bombs to the government of Hugo Chavez.






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Twitter Terror: 18 Threats Against Planes in 4 Days

2 hours 39 min ago
Since Saturday at least 18 bomb threats have been tweeted against U.S. planes, and authorities say other threats were made but were not publicized.






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Pro-Life Congressman Explains Why He's Now Pro-Choice

3 hours 4 min ago
Democratic Congressman Tim Ryan has officially changed his stance on abortion—from pro-life to pro-choice.






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U.N. Peacekeeper, Israeli Troops Die in Border Battle

3 hours 32 min ago
A Hezbollah attack killed two Israeli soldiers at the Lebanese border Wednesday, sparking clashes that also killed a Spanish U.N. peacekeeper.






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Are We Eating All the Fish in the Sea?

3 hours 36 min ago
As doctors and urge us to eat more fish, environmentalists are warning that we may end up harvesting our favorite sea life to the brink.
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How Bad Was It? Blizzard 2015 By the Numbers

3 hours 48 min ago
The Blizzard of 2015 brought a record amount of snow to some areas of New England.
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5,300-Year-Old Mummified Iceman Had 61 Tattoos

4 hours 4 min ago
Four thin, black lines, stacked on top of each other, bring the total number of tattoos on Ötzi to 61.
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Miracle or Zombie? 'Dead' Cat Claws His Way From Grave

4 hours 5 min ago
Bart the cat is recovering from facial injuries after he clawed his way out of a shallow grave, according to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.






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Man Charged With Driving Snowplow Under the Influence

4 hours 16 min ago
The man failed sobriety tests, the police said.
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Supreme Court Calls Off Three Oklahoma Executions

4 hours 19 min ago
The men's lethal injections were put on hold until the justices hear a challenge to the drugs the state uses.






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Here's How Intense the Blizzard Got in Massachusetts

5 hours 39 min ago
Marshfield, Mass. endured blizzard conditions for 14 hours, the longest of any New England town during Tuesday's blizzard.






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Lunch Counter Protesters Get 1961 Convictions Overturned

5 hours 40 min ago
Fifty-four years after they were arrested for sitting at a whites-only lunch counter, a group of African-American student protesters known as the "Friendship Nine" had their convictions overturned.






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What Will Boston Do With All That Snow?

5 hours 58 min ago
The blizzard is over, but Boston still faces the herculean task of disposing of hundreds of thousands of tons of snow.
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Man Who Shoveled Boston Finish Line in Blizzard ID'ed

6 hours 21 min ago
The Boston Police Department is trying to find the man who braved the storm to clear the city's "sacred" finish line.
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Mystery Man Shoveled Boston's Finish Line In Blizzard

6 hours 21 min ago
The Boston Police Department is trying to find the man who braved the storm to clear the city's "sacred" finish line.
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Why Are These Insects Wearing Tiny Spacesuits?

6 hours 32 min ago
What's the best way to keep an insect from exploding in a powerful vacuum? Wrap it in a tiny spacesuit.
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East Coast Airports Sputter Back to Life After Storm

6 hours 59 min ago
NBC's Luke Russert is at LaGuardia Airport, where operations are up and running again.
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