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Nobel Prize

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 9:34am
Two Americans and a German won the Nobel Prize in chemistry this year for their work on optical microscopy that has opened up our understanding of molecules by allowing us to see how they work close up.
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Marburg virus

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 9:31am
Three days after a fatal case of Marburg hemorrhagic fever was diagnosed in Uganda, 99 people have been quarantined in four different locations across the East African country, as field epidemiologists and surveillance officers continue to closely monitor all people who got into contact with only victim.
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Cops smash window, stun passenger

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 9:00am
An Indiana family is suing a city and the local police after officers allegedly smashed a car window to stun and arrest a passenger during a traffic stop.
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Great white shark attacks kayakers

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:58am
Kayakers say a great white shark punctured their vessel, forcing them to call for a rescue.
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Cops: Child gave out heroin at daycare

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:54am
Nice kid. Wrong thing to share at daycare.
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Actor target of molestation inquiry

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:22am
Actor Stephen Collins is alive and well, the Los Angeles police said late Tuesday night, quashing rumors and unconfirmed reports that he shot himself in his home.
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Send your name into space

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:20am
Maybe you chickened out on the one-way trip to Mars that was being offered. But never fear, there's still a way for you to make a name for yourself.
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Is Kim Jong Un<br> still in charge?

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:11am
First, Kim Jong Un gained a lot of weight. Then he developed a limp. Now the 31-year-old leader has been out of the public eye since September 3, raising big questions.
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N. Korea's top brass pay snap visit to South

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:06am
With Kim Jong Un out of sight for a month, three North Korean officials popped down to South Korea for a last-minute visit Saturday.
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Plane crashes fighting Yosemite fire

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:05am
An air tanker went missing Tuesday afternoon while fighting a wildfire in Yosemite National Park, a California state agency reported. An FAA spokesman said he had heard the plane crashed.
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Quake strikes off coast of Mexico

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 8:01am
A 6.2-magnitude quake struck Tuesday northeast of San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Nevada senator's joyous proposal

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:39am
A Nevada state senator celebrated the court's decision to overturn a same-sex marriage ban by proposing to his partner.
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FBI: Help us ID this jihadist

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:38am
The FBI is seeking help in identifying an ISIS militant with American accent seen in a recent video. Brian Todd reports.
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See lunar eclipse turn into blood moon

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:18am
The Earth positions itself between the sun and the moon, creating a total lunar eclipse with a red hue.
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Look at me! 21 selfies of the week

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:53am
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Kenyan President faces charges

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:39am
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will become the first sitting head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court, where he faces charges of crimes against humanity.
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F1 driver has severe brain injury

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:28am
The family of Jules Bianchi, the Formula One racing driver who was critically injured at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix, have revealed that he is suffering from an "acute axonal injury."
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Your 'blood moon' viewing playlist

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:12am
The blood moon is a feast for your eyes.
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Can you catch Ebola on a plane?

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 5:51am
You're settling into your tiny coach seat on your next business trip, and the person next to you starts coughing.
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Berlin Wall art

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 5:03am
Berlin has long been a magnet for artists and art fans from around the world, so it's no shock it crams about 300 public and privately owned galleries into its city limits.
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