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WATCH: How Carbon Dioxide Travels Around The Globe

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

We're a few days late on this, but it's too cool not to share.

Here's a NASA video made from a new model that shows how carbon dioxide moves throughout Earth:

NASA explains what you just watched:

"Plumes of carbon dioxide in the simulation swirl and shift as ...

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Amid Scandal, Mexican First Lady Decides To Sell Mansion

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Amid rumblings about conflict of interest and corruption, Mexico's first lady says she will sell a multimillion-dollar home in one of the most glamorous areas of Mexico City.

In a YouTube video released late Tuesday, Angélica Rivera defiantly proclaims that she has "nothing to hide."

"I have worked all ...

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A Day After Attack, Worshippers Return To Jerusalem Synagogue

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

A day after an attack that left five dead at a Jerusalem synagogue, worshippers returned for morning prayers.

The Associated Press reports:

"At the Kehilat Bnai Torah synagogue in the western neighborhood of Har Nof — attacked Tuesday by two Palestinian cousins wielding meat cleavers, knives and a ...

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Historic Snowstorm Buries Western New York, Kills 7

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Updated 1:30 a.m. ET Thursday:

Another 2 to 3 feet of snow is expected to fall in the Buffalo area by late Thursday. At least seven deaths in western New York have been blamed on the storm — at least four of them from heart attacks.

Original Post:

Driven by ...

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Baby, It's Cold Outside: All 50 States Hit 32 Degrees

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

You probably noticed: It's really cold outside. But it's not just you.

According to the National Weather Service and meteorologist Eric Holthaus, all 50 states hit 32 degrees or lower on Tuesday.

Yep. Even Hawaii, where Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano reaching 13,800 feet above sea level, was ...

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NFL Suspends Adrian Peterson For At Least Remainder Of 2014 Season

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The National Football League has suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for the remainder of the 2014 season.

Commissioner Roger Goodell informed Peterson of his suspension in a letter made public on Tuesday.

If you remember, Peterson avoided jail time by pleading no contest in a child ...

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With Japan In Recession, Prime Minister Calls For Snap Elections

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Just after his country's economy officially fell back into recession, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced he would dissolve parliament and call for elections two years ahead of schedule.

The BBC reports:

"Mr Abe was elected two years ago with an ambitious plan to revive the economy, but ...

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Obama Orders Review Of U.S. Hostage Policy

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

President Obama has ordered a full review of the process the United States uses to try to recover Americans taken hostage overseas.

In a recent letter to a lawmaker, Christine Wormuth, under secretary of defense for policy, said Obama ordered the review as a "result of the increased frequency ...

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Toll In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack Rises To 5

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

(This post was last updated at 5:15 p.m. ET.)

Two assailants, armed with a gun, knives and axes, launched an attack on worshippers at a Jerusalem Synagogue on Tuesday. It left five dead and at least six others wounded.

The U.S. State Department said three of the four killed were ...

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Hong Kong Authorities Clear Area In Protest Zone

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Police carried out a court order and peacefully cleared a small section of democracy protesters in downtown. But the bulk of the protest camp remains. The city's protests are nearly 2 months old.

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Colombia Calls Off Peace Talks With Rebels Over Captured General

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Colombian government has called off talks with Marxist rebels over the capture of a Colombian Army general.

Reporting for our Newscast unit, John Otis says the talks were designed to bring an end to 50 years of fighting between the Colombian government and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or ...

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DEA Agents Conduct Surprise Inspections Of NFL Teams

Monday, November 17, 2014

Agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency conducted surprise inspections of the staff of at least three National Football League teams on Sunday.

CNN reports:

"The DEA questioned the medical and training staffs of the San Francisco 49ers following the team's 16-10 victory at the New York Giants, agency ...

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Ebola Patient Being Treated At Nebraska Hospital Has Died

Monday, November 17, 2014

Dr. Martin Salia, an Ebola patient who was flown to a Nebraska hospital for treatment, has died, hospital spokeswoman Jenny Nowatzke says.

Salia was working as a general surgeon at a hospital in Sierra Leone. Last Monday, despite the fact that he was not working with Ebola patients, he was ...

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Pope Francis Confirms U.S. Visit In Fall Of 2015

Monday, November 17, 2014

While addressing participants of a Vatican conference on traditional marriage, Pope Francis confirmed that he would visit the United States in the fall of next year.

ABC News reports:

"'I wish to confirm according to the wishes of the Lord, that in September of 2015, I will go ...

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With Deadline Looming, U.S. And Iran Meet In Vienna For Nuclear Talks

Monday, November 17, 2014

American and Iranian negotiators are gathering in Vienna this week for what's expected to be a final push toward a deal over Iran's nuclear program.

The stakes are huge for both countries, and the deal could reshape the Middle East and pave the way for a new relationship between two ...

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Supreme Court Will Hear Case Challenging Obamacare Subsidies

Friday, November 07, 2014

The Supreme Court will again take up a central question about President Obama's signature law — the Affordable Care Act.

On Friday, the court decided to hear a case challenging the legality of some of the subsidies provided by the federal government.

At issue is the language Congress used ...

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Ukraine Says Russia Is Sending Tanks, Artillery Across The Border

Friday, November 07, 2014

Ukraine says Russia has sent 32 tanks and 16 howitzer artillery systems across its border, threatening an already fragile ceasefire that was agreed to back in September.

Reuters reports:

"'The deployment continues of military equipment and Russian mercenaries to the front lines,' spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in ...

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Economy Continues Adding Jobs, Unemployment Rate Dips To 5.8 Percent

Friday, November 07, 2014

The October jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the economy continued to add jobs at a healthy clip.

Here are the two big numbers:

The economy added 214,000 jobs; less than the 248,000 produced in September, but just about the 200,000 needed ...

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Army Drops Use Of Term 'Negro'

Friday, November 07, 2014

The Army is dropping the use of the term "negro" in an official document that listed it as an acceptable way to refer to African Americans.

CNN first pointed out the document on Thursday and just hours later the Army responded by revising the document.

The Associated Press ...

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Regional Government OKs Restart Of Japanese Nuclear Plant

Friday, November 07, 2014

Japan is one step closer to restarting its nuclear power operations, as regional authorities approved the restart of a nuclear reactor in the city of Satsuma Sendai in the Kagoshima Prefecture.

Remember, Japan shut down all of its nuclear reactors after a triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power ...

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