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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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Smoke Reported In D.C.'s Dupont Circle Metro Station

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:28pm
Riders are reporting they see and smell smoke in Metro's busy Dupont Circle Metro station.
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Facebook, LinkedIn Join to Help Women in Tech

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:24pm
Facebook and LinkedIn want to boost dwindling numbers of women studying engineering and computer science with a collaborative initiative.






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

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 1:58pm
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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ISIS Claims American Female Hostage Is Dead

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 1:25pm
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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White House Outlines National Security Strategy

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 1:09pm
National Security Advisor Susan Rice outlines President Obama's national security strategy at the Brookings Institutions in Washington, D.C.
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Foreign Substance? Obama's National Security Plan Under Fire

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 1:09pm
National Security Advisor Susan Rice outlines President Obama's national security strategy at the Brookings Institutions in Washington, D.C.
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TV Diversity: Ratings Show America Is Ready

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 12:45pm
Strong debuts from "Fresh Off the Boat" and "Black-ish" show American audiences are ready for more diversity on television.
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China to Have Most Robots in the World by 2017

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 12:37pm
China will have more robots operating in its plants by 2017 than any other country as it cranks up automation of its car and electronics factories.






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Prosecutors Urge Against Moving Boston Bombing Trial

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 12:30pm
The fight continues over attempts to move the Boston Marathon bombing trial out of the city.
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