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Dana Farrington

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In Photos: Canada's Devastating Fort McMurray Wildfires

Friday, May 06, 2016

The fires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, have been burning all week, and responders are still far from containing them. Take a look at how the emergency has unfolded.

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SpaceX Lands Falcon 9 On A Barge At Sea (Again)

Friday, May 06, 2016

Despite uncertain odds, the company landed part of its Falcon 9 rocket in the open ocean for a second time. The rest of the spacecraft continued on to put a communications satellite into orbit.

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N.C. Will Miss Deadline To Respond To Justice Department About LGBT Law

Thursday, May 05, 2016

A North Carolina law that restricts which bathrooms transgender people can use violates the Civil Rights Act, the DOJ says. State House Speaker Tim Moore says lawmakers won't take action by Monday.

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KFC Unveils Edible, Chicken-Flavored Nail Polish In Hong Kong

Thursday, May 05, 2016

We don't know what to think, but the company is insisting this is a thing. There are three flavors that could potentially go into mass production: original, spicy and hot. Ew?

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As U.K. Voters Head To Polls, All Eyes Are On London's Mayoral Race

Thursday, May 05, 2016

About a dozen candidates are vying to replace Conservative Mayor Boris Johnson. If the race goes as many pollsters expect, the city could have its first Muslim mayor.

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California Governor Raises Tobacco Use Age To 21

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

At the same time, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill allowing "counties to levy higher taxes on cigarettes than the 87-cent per pack state tax."

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Frozen Food Recall Expands To 358 Products Amid Listeria Fears

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Citing potential listeria contamination, CRF Frozen Foods has voluntarily recalled fruit and vegetable products under 42 brands that are sold nationwide and in Canada.

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#MayThe4thBeWithYou: How The Internet Is Celebrating Star Wars

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

It's Star Wars day, so dust off your Stormtrooper costume and bake a Princess Leia cupcake. (Just kidding, we know there's no dust on that costume.)

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Wreckage Of Capt. Cook's HMS Endeavour May Be In Rhode Island Port

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Researchers think they have located the vessel, later named the Lord Sandwich, that the British explorer sailed to Australia, saying it may have been part of a blockade during the American Revolution.

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Marines Investigating Possible Mistaken Identity In Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Photo

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Analysis by amateur historians has called into question the identity of some of the men depicted in the iconic World War II image and statue. Now the Marine Corps is taking another look.

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After Second 'Sickout,' Detroit Teachers To Return To Work Wednesday

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Almost all of the district's 97 schools were closed again Tuesday as teachers called in sick en masse to protest legislation that they fear could result in lost pay for days already worked.

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Detroit Teachers' 'Sickout' Closes More Than 90 Schools

Monday, May 02, 2016

The public school district says it won't be able to pay employees past June under the current funding plan โ€” even for work already done. A longer-term spending bill is stuck in the state Legislature.

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100 Meters, 100 Years Old: Ida Keeling Breaks Racing Record

Monday, May 02, 2016

Over the weekend, the runner completed the 100-meter dash in 1 minute and 17.33 seconds, the fastest time recorded for a centenarian. Keeling has some advice for the rest of us.

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CIA 'Live Tweets' Bin Laden Raid On 5th Anniversary

Monday, May 02, 2016

Osama bin Laden was killed in May 2011. The Internet isn't sure that reconstructing the raid through tweets was the best idea. However you remember that day, here are some things to keep in mind.

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Friend Of Charleston Shooter Pleads Guilty To Hiding Information

Friday, April 29, 2016

Dylann Roof told Joey Meek about his plans to shoot people at a historically black church in South Carolina last year. Meek's possible eight-year sentence could be reduced if he helps the prosecution.

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Cracker Jack's Prize In The Box Will Now Be Digitized

Friday, April 29, 2016

Frito-Lay is upending its tradition of including a physical prize with the peanut-and-popcorn treat. Now you'll get a QR code to scan for "mobile digital experiences." Cracker Jack fans aren't amused.

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K-Tel Founder And Infomercial Icon Philip Kives Dies At 87

Friday, April 29, 2016

He started the company in the 1960s and struck gold pitching gadgets such as the Veg-O-Matic food slicer.

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Not A Drone After All? Unclear What Hit That British Airways Plane

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The incident prompted calls for more drone regulation, but a U.K. lawmaker now says it probably was not a drone that struck the plane. And an investigation has ended because of a lack of evidence.

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Ex-Reserve Deputy Who Confused Gun With Taser, Killing Suspect, Is Convicted

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Robert Bates, a volunteer with the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in Oklahoma, killed Eric Harris in a sting operation last year. The jury found him guilty of second-degree manslaughter.

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Missouri 'Religious Freedom' Bill Defeated In House Committee Vote

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The legislation, which is unlikely to be revived this session, would have shielded people who refuse to provide services related to same-sex marriages.

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