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Flames and Fury in Baltimore After Gray Funeral

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:49pm
Several Baltimore police officers were injured on Monday as rioters threw bricks and stones and burned patrol cars in violent protests.
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Nepal Earthquake: How to Help With Disaster Relief

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:24pm
Initial U.S. Geological Survey calculations estimated the damage from the Nepal earthquake could cost between $100 million and $10 billion.

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Family Friend Held in Death of California 9-Year-Old

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:16pm
Friends and neighbors left candles, flowers and teddy bears at the California home of 9-year-old Jordon Almgren after he was stabbed to death.
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Missing Americans: Loved Ones Await Word From Nepal

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 7:55pm
The catastrophic earthquake over the weekend took out power and phone service for whole swaths of the country.

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Hundreds Feared Dead in Rural Nepalese Villages

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 7:55pm
Rescuers struggled to reach Nepal's more rural communities to assess the damage from a devastating earthquake.

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'Wasted My Time': Corinthian Students Lament Closure

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 7:00pm
Corinthian Colleges said Sunday it's closing its remaining 28 for-profit schools effective immediately, kicking about 16,000 students out of school.
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#GOTscience: The Fact and Fiction of Head Transplants

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 6:59pm
A head transplant appears to figure in one of the subplots of "Game of Thrones," as well as the claims of a real-life Italian neurosurgeon.
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On Alert: Baltimore Warns of Gang Pact to 'Take Out' Police

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 6:48pm
The LAPD says it's having officers ride in pairs as a result of the alleged threat.

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Hazing Lawsuit Charges NYC Frat 'Let Pledge Die'

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:59pm
Pi Delta Psi members are accused of fatally injuring Michael Deng and then trying to covering it up.

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Dead Newborn Found at Ohio Sorority House

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:05pm
The baby, who authorities said was only hours old, was found on Thursday outside Delta Gamma Theta house at Muskingum University in New Concord.
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In Agritopia, Farm-Raised Food Is Steps From Your Front Door

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 3:51pm
A suburban neighborhood in Phoenix, Arizona, is one of the nation's first agrihoods, or a community built entirely around a shared working farm.
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Mourners for Freddie Gray Grieve 'Corrosion of Justice'

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:16pm
Freddie Gray, 25, a man who died of apparent spinal injuries a week after an arrest by Baltimore police officers, was more than a symbol.
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American Green Berets Will Help With Quake Rescue

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:13pm
The two 12-man teams, expert in high-altitude and medical training, are expected to join in the search and rescue missions around Everest Base Camp.

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Wounded Veteran Safe After Avalanche on Mount Everest

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 2:11pm
Benjamin Breckheimer called his mother after Saturday's quake to tell her he was unharmed after an avalanche killed at least 18 people on Everest.
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Avalanche Survivor: 'Scariest Moment of My Life'

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:36pm
Ronald Nissen recalled the avalanche that hit the base camp of Mount Everest, obliterating the landscape.
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Why Your Brain Makes You Snack

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 1:29pm
A new study may help explain why people, and some animals, eat even when they are clearly not hungry. It seems our brains are hard-wired to trick us.
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Chilesaurus Dinosaur a 'Jigsaw Puzzle' of Weird Traits

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:49pm
Chilesaurus diegosuarezi is a member of the same dinosaur group as Tyrannosaurus rex, theropods, but it ate only plants.

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