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Merrit Kennedy

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The Bison Is Poised To Become The U.S. National Mammal

Friday, April 29, 2016

Legislation adopting the bison as the U.S. national mammal passed the House and Senate this week. Now it's waiting for President Obama's signature.

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Pentagon Report Says Airstrike On Afghan Hospital Wasn't A War Crime

Friday, April 29, 2016

The Pentagon's investigation says none of the military personnel involved knew they were attacking a hospital. It says the assault, which killed dozens of people, was caused by a series of errors.

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PHOTOS: Chinese Buddhist Monk Is Mummified And Covered In Gold

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Fu Hou died in 2012 and his body spent more than three years in a pottery jar before it was sterilized, painted and gilded. The process honors his dedication to the religion.

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Authorities Arrest 3 People Connected To One Of The San Bernardino Killers

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The brother of gunman Syed Rizwan Farook was among those taken into custody over what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy involving a "sham marriage."

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Baltimore Police Chief Discusses Shooting Of Boy Carrying Replica Pistol

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Police Commissioner Kevin Davis says detectives mistook the replica for a real gun and describes the boy's injuries as nonfatal. The shooting happened on the anniversary of Freddie Gray's funeral.

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Supreme Court May Be Leaning Toward Voiding Ex-Va. Governor's Corruption Conviction

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The core issue is how to determine a clean "official act" from a corrupt one, and where the line is. Oral arguments underscored how difficult it is to come up with a workable standard.

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Venezuela Cuts Public Employees' Workweek To 2 Days To Save Energy

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

President Nicolas Maduro says public sector workers will work only on Mondays and Tuesdays. Venezuela is grappling with drought that has shrunk water levels at the country's main hydroelectric dam.

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Key Paris Attacks Suspect Salah Abdeslam Extradited To France

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Abdeslam, who is believed to be the only surviving participant of the attacks in Paris last November, was captured in Brussels in March. He's expected to appear before a French judge today.

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Mexico Accused Of Torturing Suspects In Missing Students Probe

Sunday, April 24, 2016

A group of independent experts, charged with examining the case of 43 students who vanished and were allegedly slain in 2014, is also accusing Mexican officials of failing to cooperate with the probe.

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Astronaut Completes London Marathon From The International Space Station

Sunday, April 24, 2016

About 38,000 runners competed in the London Marathon today – and one of them ran it in orbit 200 miles above Earth. British astronaut Tim Peake says microgravity is "perfect" for post-race recovery.

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Beyoncé Surprises The World Again With New Visual Album 'Lemonade'

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Surprise has become a signature move for the superstar, who dropped her sixth studio album during an HBO special Saturday. It follows a sweeping narrative arc of rage to redemption.

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Experimental Solar-Powered Plane Completes Journey Across The Pacific

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 flew for three days from Hawaii to Calif., after a nine month delay for repairs. The team is aiming to complete a round-the-world journey using only the sun's power.

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Bangladeshi Professor Hacked To Death In Islamic State-Claimed Attack

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Bangladesh has seen a string of attacks against outspoken atheists and secularists, and the government has been accused of not doing enough to protect them.

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Reef Larger Than Delaware Found At The Mouth Of The Amazon River

Saturday, April 23, 2016

The reef is unusual because it lies in muddy waters, and scientists had only seen hints of its existence until recent research expeditions. They say it's already in danger because of oil drilling.

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Worldwide Celebrations On The 400th Anniversary Of Shakespeare's Death

Saturday, April 23, 2016

People are celebrating the Bard's life and enduring legacy around the world. Here's a look at how they're doing it, and how you can get engaged.

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Ga. Authorities Say 6 Dead After Shootings, Including Suspect

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Law enforcement officials says they believe the shootings "stemmed from a domestic incident." They took place at two separate locations.

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Artist J.M.W. Turner To Be Featured On U.K. £20, Ousting Economist Adam Smith

Friday, April 22, 2016

Following a national nomination process for a visual artist to honor, the U.K. has announced the new face of the £20 bill. He's known for landscapes, seascapes and innovative depiction of light.

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Apparent 'Execution-Style' Killings Leave 8 Dead In Pike County, Ohio

Friday, April 22, 2016

Authorities say the victims were all from the same family. Investigators are working four separate crime scenes and don't have anyone in custody.

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Chinese Cartoon Warns Against 'Dangerous Love' With Foreigners Who May Be Spies

Friday, April 22, 2016

China's campaign directed toward female government workers is meant to show how romancing a handsome foreigner might lead to espionage.

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Venezuela Announces Daily 4-Hour Power Cuts Amid Drought

Friday, April 22, 2016

"It's necessary, it's a sacrifice," Electricity Minister Luis Motta Dominguez told the country on Thursday. The news broke as Venezuela's largest brewer said it will be suspending beer production.

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