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Opinion: Have a drink on Mars

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 1:35pm
NASA's latest announcement that liquid water "flows intermittently on present-day Mars" is huge news, topping off an important discovery two years ago when NASA scientists said an analysis of drilled rock samples collected by the Curiosity rover shows that ancient Mars could have supported living microbes.

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'The Apprentice' effect aids Trump

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 1:31pm

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Obama uses 'blunt' tone for his seventh U.N. address

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 1:00pm
With progress fighting ISIS moving slowly, and Russian fighters entrenched in Eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama returns to the United Nations General Assembly this week anxious to shore up international support for U.S. plans to counter various global crises.

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'Parodied viral superstar' ensures deaf community heard

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 12:58pm
Lydia Callis is the sole member in a family of six who isn't profoundly deaf.

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Your toothpaste may be ruining the oceans

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 12:57pm

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Beautiful, rare 'super blood moon' eclipse - the photos are in

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 12:21pm
The sun, the Earth and the moon lined up in a row to put on a light show in Sunday's night sky, and people around the world looked up to watch the lunar eclipse.

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'Who's the Boss?' star HIV-positive

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 11:29am
"Who's the Boss?" star Danny Pintauro revealed that he's HIV-positive in an interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired on Saturday. He was diagnosed with the infection in 2003.

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Dalai Lama checks into Mayo Clinic

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 11:18am
The Dalai Lama is at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic for medical evaluation, a spokeswoman told CNN on Sunday.

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NTSB: Duck boat didn't have recommended repair

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 10:51am

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Asians on pace to overtake Hispanics among U.S. immigrants

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 10:50am
Asians are on pace to become the largest immigrant group in the the United States. Meanwhile, the share of new arrivals who are Hispanic is smaller than it was 50 years ago. And the percentage of the total U.S. population born outside this country was higher in 1890 than it is today.

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Pope Francis on sexual abuse: 'God weeps'

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 10:48am
"God weeps" for the sexual abuse of children, Pope Francis said Sunday in Philadelphia, after meeting with victims of sexual abuse.

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Pope Francis' trip: A home run

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 10:47am

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The Pope's people: Meeting strangers in the crowd

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 10:46am
The note Mrs. Chambers placed on her kitchen table before she left home Saturday was short and to the point -- like a message you might leave to say you'd stepped out to buy a gallon of milk.

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Children plead to spare mom's life

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 9:43am
Kayla Gissendaner was only 7 when her father was stabbed in the neck and back. She lost her best friend when he died, and as she grew up she grasped the shocking reality of her family: Her mother had arranged the gruesome murder. Now she is pleading for her mother's life to be spared from execution.

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Stage collapses around Fiorina

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 9:12am
Part of a stage collapsed Sunday while Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina was addressing a crowd in San Antonio.

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High school quarterback dies after leaving game with injury

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 8:40am
A quarterback for a New Jersey high school football team died after leaving the game with an injury, the school announced.

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Photographed woman accused of 'riding' on sea turtle

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 8:40am
A 20-year-old Florida woman was arrested Saturday months after photos in which she appeared to be "sitting or riding" on the back of a sea turtle went viral on social media, authorities said.

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Country star's son dies at 19

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 8:17am
Country star Eddie Montgomery's 19-year-old son died Sunday following an accident.

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Medical examiner: We know how Bobbi Kristina Brown died

Mon, 09/28/2015 - 8:16am
Two months after Bobbi Kristina Brown died under a cloud of suspicion that led to accusations of wrongdoing, authorities in Georgia say they now know how she died -- but they aren't saying.

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