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Sixth-Grade Science Project Stuns Ecology Experts

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:05pm
A sixth-grader's project for her school's science fair made waves among academics studying invasive lionfish that infest many U.S. waters.
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Russian Media on Downed Airliner: The CIA Did It

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:58pm
The government of Russian President Vladimir Putin financially supports and editorially controls a domestic media machine.






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World Breaks Heat Record For Second Month in Row

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:47pm
The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May.
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White House Defends Fundraising During Overseas Crises

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:33pm
A White House spokesman on Monday said it was not a mistake for President Barack Obama to attend fundraisers in New York as two crises erupted abroad.
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'No Boundaries': Live Concerts Experiment With Wearable Tech

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:20pm
Music shows are seeing significant new commercial and experiential trends driven by tech, with more on the horizon.
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Irish Cafe Tells Loud Yanks to Steer Clear

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:24pm
While Ireland is trying to attract tourist dollars from Americans, a café is waging a one-man war against the Yanks.
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Tony Dungy: 'I Wouldn't Have Taken' Michael Sam

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:17pm
The former NFL coach and current NBC Sports analyst said "I wouldn’t want to deal with" drafting the league's first openly gay player.






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Apollo 11 Patch Will Go From the Moon to Mars

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 2:15pm
An Apollo 11 patch that was sent to the moon and back, and signed by the historic mission's crew, has been set aside for the first crew to go to Mars.
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New Tracking Tool Like a Cookie That Can't be Blocked

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:54pm
The privacy arms race continues as companies release new tools to track people's browsing habits.
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Obama Expands Programs to Help Minority Youth

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:49pm
A group of major businesses and corporations, mostly notably the NBA, announced new initiatives to help young black and Latino men.
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NASA Names Historic Building After Neil Armstrong

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:36pm
NASA honored the late moonwalker Neil Armstrong on Monday by putting his name on a historic building at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Guilty of Obstruction

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:35pm
Azamat Tazhayakov and another friend removed items, including a backpack, from Tsarnaev's dorm room after 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
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Cute-Cute Tuco-Tuco: Adorable New Rodent Species Found

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 1:33pm
Previously, scientists thought only eight species of this adorable critter lived in Bolivia.
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Obama Signs Ban on LGBT Discrimination by Feds

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:47pm
The move won praise from LGBT rights groups and fulfilled a longtime promise to Democratic activists.
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Why Isn't There an AIDS Vaccine Yet?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:43pm
Researchers have been working on an AIDS vaccine since the 1980s. So what's taking so long?






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Germany's Aldi Supermarket King Dies

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:40pm
Karl Albrecht, the man credited with bringing discount stores to Europe with the no-frills Aldi supermarket chain, has died aged 94
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Malaysia Says Rebels to Hand Over Black Boxes

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:36pm
A Malaysian leader said Monday that he'd reached an agreement with Ukraine rebel leader to receive black boxes from Malaysian Airlines flight 17.
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Malaysia Says Rebels to Hand Over Black Boxes

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:36pm
A Malaysian leader said Monday that he'd reached an agreement with Ukraine rebel leader to receive black boxes from Malaysian Airlines flight 17.
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Breaking the Fast: Ramadan Feasts on Four Continents

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:26pm
Millions of Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset every day during Ramadan, that first sip of water is the most anticipated moment of the day.






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Salt Lake City Turns Main Street Into Giant Slip and Slide

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:04pm
Massive 1,000 foot water slide is erected on Salt Lake City's Main Street.
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