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Feds Charge 6 With Crimes Involving Links to ISIS

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 10:11pm
The FBI said all six people are natives of Bosnia, but immigrated to the United States. The charges include conspiring to support terrorists.

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Dark Matter Hunters Suspect They've Found 'Galaxy X'

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 9:22pm
Astronomers say they've found the signature of a dwarf satellite galaxy dominated by dark matter — a "Galaxy X" that they've been hunting for years.
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Feds Probe Whether Driver Heard Train Before Crash

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 8:39pm
Warning bells were not required and were not in place before the crash in Valhalla, New York, that killed the SUV driver and 5 on the train.

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Hotel Offers Guests a Rescue Dog at Checkout

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 8:08pm
Animal lovers are getting creative about how to find adorable shelter dogs permanent homes and families.
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U.S. Can't Confirm ISIS Claim American Hostage Is Dead

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:57pm
U.S. officials are investigating a claim by ISIS that Kayla Mueller, an American aid worker the group has been holding, was killed in an airstrike.

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Mom Sues Pop Warner Over Son's Suicide

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:27pm
Debra Pyka, who is suing Pop Warner football on claims youth head injuries led to her adult son's suicide, says she hopes to educate parents.
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MIT's Zipperbots Could be Coming to a Fly Near You

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 7:06pm
MIT's Personal Robots Group has created a tiny mechanized zipper that zips itself.
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Brian Williams' Reporting Under Internal Review

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:00pm
NBC News is reviewing anchor Brian Williams' 2003 reporting trip to Iraq, details of which he has acknowledged he'd recalled incorrectly.

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So What's Actually in a Measles Vaccine?

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 5:34pm
Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease, but you can avoid getting it with the MMR vaccine.
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Do Members of Congress Vaccinate Their Kids?

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 5:27pm
When it comes to the issue of vaccinations, there appears to be a level of unanimous agreement.
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Rare Case of Conjoined Lizard Twins Reported at Zoo

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:58pm
The animals were found dead in a clutch deposited in a terrarium at the Cologne Zoo in Germany.
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Email Shows Navy Fears More Chopper Crashes

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:34pm
More than a year after a Sea Dragon chopper went down off the Virginia coast, Navy officials are concerned not enough has been done to fix problems.
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Canada Court Rules Doctors Can Help Ill Patients Die

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 4:15pm
Canada's highest court struck down a ban on doctor-assisted suicide for mentally competent patients with terminal illnesses.
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Scientists Link Underwater Eruptions to Climate Change

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:59pm
The climate-driven rise and fall of sea level matches up with seafloor ridges, suggesting a link between ice ages and underwater volcanic eruptions.
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What's Riding the NY Subway? Scores of Mysterious Microbes

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:24pm
A new study mapped the fungi, bacteria, and viruses found on New York's mostly underground rail system, revealing the crowded, mostly harmless, microbiome.
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Why Hillary Isn't Your Typical Frontrunner

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:22pm
As the 2016 presidential contest continues to take shape, Hillary Clinton appears to be in an extraordinary position.
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Anthem Warns Customers About 'Phishing' Scam

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:08pm
The fallout from the massive data breach announced by insurer Anthem Inc. earlier this week just got larger.

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U.S. Can't Confirm ISIS Claim American Hostage Dead

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:44pm
ISIS claimed that an American female hostage was killed in an airstrike in Syria. The Pentagon was not immediately available for comment.

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Commentary: Where Are the Black Anti-Vaxxers?

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:39pm
Given the well-documented history of harmful government sponsored medical programs impacting African Americans, where are they in the anti-vax debate?
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Bobbi Kristina Brown Relatives In Fight at Hotel

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:30pm
The daughter of the late Whitney Houston was found face down in a bathtub last week.

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