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'We Need Help': HIV 'Epidemic' Hits Small Indiana Town

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 8:47pm
An HIV "epidemic" fueled by needle-sharing opiate users has infected 72 people in one southern Indiana county, state officials said Wednesday.
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Meet Fury 325, America's Terrifying New Coaster

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:30pm
A North Carolina amusement park is opening one of the world's tallest, fastest roller coasters.
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'Deeply Sorry': Ex-OU Student in Racist Chant Apologizes

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:27pm
Levi Pettit, 20, was one of two University of Oklahoma students who left school after video of a racist fraternity chant was made public.

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Army Charges Bowe Bergdahl With Desertion

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:23pm
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl faces life in prison if convicted of endangering fellow soldiers by leaving his post in Pakistan in 2009.

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American Daughter, Mom Killed in Alps Plane Crash

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:21pm
The mother-daughter from Nokesville, Virginia, were on the doomed flight that crashed en route from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, Germany, on Tuesday.

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Tsarnaev Home Had Possible Bomb Parts: FBI Agent

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:57pm
FBI agents told the Boston Marathon bombing jury of their searches of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm and the apartment he shared with his brother.

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Super-Termites Could Emerge From Interspecies Swarms

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:32pm
Two devastating species of invasive termite have joined forces in a "superswarm," and may spawn a dangerously vigorous generation of hybrids.
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Execution Math: How Long Does It Take to Die?

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 6:05pm
Proponents say firing squad is the quickest way to execute someone in an era of prolonged lethal injections.

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More Infidelity Revealed in King Richard III's Family Tree

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 5:46pm
The 15th-century king's genome is still offering scientists a chance to unravel royal mysteries.
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3 Drinks Give You Liver Cancer, But Coffee Protects

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:46pm
Researchers say they've narrowed down just how much alcohol you have to drink to risk giving yourself liver cancer: three drinks a day.
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Ten Questions With The Boston Yeti

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:31pm
NBC affiliate NECN hosted a live Twitter chat with @BostonYeti2015

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Listen to the Most American Playlist Ever

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:22pm
Every year since 2002, the Library of Congress has chosen an eclectic mix of historically significant recordings in a wide range of genres to preserve.

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Audio of 'Sounds and Voices' Recovered From Doomed Jet

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:17pm
The director of France's aviation investigation agency told reporters that it was too soon to draw any conclusions from the recording.

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Could Sex Have Brought Ebola Back to Liberia?

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 3:12pm
WHO and the Liberian government say they are checking into the possibility that a woman caught Ebola from a survivor she was dating.
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Bowe Bergdahl Will Be Charged With Desertion: Sources

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:44pm
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Mom Arrested After Dead Kids Found in Freezer

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:33pm
The Detroit mother of two young children whose bodies were found in a deep freezer is expected to be charged with child abuse,

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BBC Drops 'Top Gear' Host Jeremy Clarkson After Fracas

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:28pm
Controversial 'Top Gear' host Jeremy Clarkson has been dropped by the BBC over a fracas earlier this month with one of the program's producers.

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Frat That Inspired 'Animal House' Branded Members

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:16pm
Alpha Delta, the fraternity that partially inspired "Animal House," was accused of branding new members.
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New Anthrax Treatment Helps Even After Infection

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 2:13pm
The FDA approved a treatment to help anthrax victims even after they've started showing symptoms - a time that's typically too late to save patients.
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What Is a BRCA Mutation's Link to Cancer?

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 1:33pm
Inheriting these gene mutations can significantly increase your risk for some cancers.
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