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Selfies: Patrick Stewart, is that you?

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 10:14am
Take a look at some of the best selfies taken in the month of April.
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Air Force warplanes to face off

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 10:10am
Can an old war horse that dates back more than 40 years hold its own against the newest warbird loaded with the latest in technology and weaponry?

Podcast favorites: Bernie gets the Axe | Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes GOP Leader

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Spectacular bridges that break the mold

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 10:08am
In a world of bamboo skyscrapers and transforming apartments, it's easy to forget about the bridge, the humble structure that makes getting from point A to B all the more simple.
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Opinion: Yale's mistake on keeping name

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 9:41am
I am generally not a fan of the fashion for demanding the removal from buildings of the names of people of the past whose views about disadvantaged groups wouldn't pass muster with enlightened folk today. Yet Yale University, in refusing student protesters' demand that a residential college named after John C. Calhoun be renamed, has missed an issue of degree.
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When America was 'great'

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 9:40am
For all the hand-wringing about how we've never seen a presidential primary season like this before, in fact, it bears a remarkable resemblance to that of 1992. Back then, we had a flamboyant millionaire, several crusaders demanding a return to "traditional" families, calls for a wall to keep out immigrants and of course another Clinton and Bush (although the 1992 Bush candidate didn't crash and burn so early).
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Opinion: The ugly history of 'America First'

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 9:40am
"My foreign policy will always put the interests of the American people, and American security, above all else. That will be the foundation of every decision that I will make. America First will be the major and overriding theme of my administration."

Recent podcasts: Sanders Demands Clinton Apologize | Guns in America | Radical Islam in America

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Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 9:39am
Former House Speaker John Boehner called Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh," in a withering interview at Stanford University published Thursday.
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Microchip can predict your future

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 9:37am
It would be remiss to describe Chris Toumazou's path to professorship as anything other than unconventional. Make that highly unconventional.

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Sun, 05/01/2016 - 8:41am
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Blast hits near police HQ

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 7:28am
A blast in front of a police headquarters killed one officer and left 13 people injured in southeastern Turkey, state media reported.

Popular: Guns in America | Sanders Demands Clinton Apologize | Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World

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Iraqis storm Green Zone

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 7:27am
The situation was tense in Baghdad by nightfall after hundreds, if not thousands, of protesters angry at government inaction stormed the city's green zone and parliament building -- the first time that fortified zone housing government buildings and the U.S. Embassy has been penetrated since 2003.
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Ultimate aviation geek tour

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 6:33am
Ilyushin. Tupolev. Antonov.
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2 toddlers tied, chained in backyard

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 4:49am
Around midnight Thursday, deputies went to a house near San Antonio after somebody called to report hearing a child crying in a backyard, according to a Friday news release from the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.
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500 arrested in Germany protests

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 3:57am
Five hundred people were arrested in Germany after violent clashes broke out, authorities said.
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These people are killed for body parts

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 3:54am
Malawi's albinos are at risk of "total extinction" amid escalating attacks against them for their body parts, the United Nations warned.
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Obama's best lines of the night

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 1:03am
President Barack Obama appeared at his final White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday night, taking aim at everything from the media to the Republican Party to Donald Trump. Not even the Democrats vying to succeed him, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, were spared.
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Prince's 911 calls

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 12:29am
Prince was enigmatic in life. And a week after he was found unresponsive in an elevator in his home and declared dead, the circumstances of his death are still not completely clear.

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'Russian Rambo' is honored

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 12:28am
Alexander Prokhorenko was battling to free the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. But he found himself surrounded by Islamic militants. He feared that he would be captured, tortured, killed and his body mutilated.

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Flood sweeps away grandma, 4 kids

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 11:45pm
A woman and her four grandchildren died after being swept away by floodwaters in eastern Texas on Saturday morning, police said.
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Opinion: Do violent protests help or hurt Trump?

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 9:25pm
Errol Louis says that scenes of protest and violence can cause a serious problem for Donald Trump and harm his political chances
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