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Obama Proposes New Protections For Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Sunday, January 25, 2015

The president recommends more than 12 million acres of the region receive the highest level of protection available for public lands.

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Ancient Egyptian Relic Broken, Repaired With Glue

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Anonymous officials say the beard of the golden mask of King Tutankamun broke off during a cleaning last year, and was glued back on in a hurry.

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This Is True: Facebook Starts Cracking Down On Hoax News Stories

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Facebook says it won't delete fake stories, but it will start attaching notices to ones that users have flagged as hoaxes. And it will display bogus stories less frequently in users' News Feed.

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Albuquerque Selects Independent Monitor To Oversee Police Reforms

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The monitor is part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the Albuquerque Police Department's excessive use of force.

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J.C. Penney Brings Back Its Print Catalog, After A 5-Year Hiatus

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The company finds that even if people don't order directly from them, the catalogs still serve a purpose.

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Oklahoma Executes An Inmate For First Time Since Lethal Injection Disaster In April

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Charles Frederick Warner's execution had been postponed while Oklahoma revamped its drug combination and procedures.

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Public Sales Of Google Glass To End Later This Month

Thursday, January 15, 2015

In an announcement, the company said Glass is not dead, it's just going through a "transition.

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After Foie Gras Ban Lifted In California, Some Chefs Face Threats

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

A ban on the controversial delicacy that went into effect in 2012 was overturned last week. Now some chefs offering the dish have received enough threats to get law enforcement involved.

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Free-Climbers Make It To Summit Of Yosemite's El Capitan

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson were the first climbers to use only their hands and feet to ascend the nearly 3,000-foot Dawn Wall in a single trip. Ropes were used only to break a fall.

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U.Va. Reinstates Fraternity Accused In 'Rolling Stone' Rape Story

Monday, January 12, 2015

Phi Kappa Psi was at the center of a story alleging a 2012 gang rape at its house at the University of Virginia. The fraternity has consistently denied that events detailed in the article took place.

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Honda Fined $70 Million For Underreporting Deaths And Injuries

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The National Highway Safety Administration says the Japanese automaker failed to report over 1,700 death and injury claims over 11 years.

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Construction Begins On California's $68 Billion High-Speed Rail Line

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Once completed, the line could travel faster than 200 mph and get people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in less than three hours. But the project has only a fifth of the funding it needs.

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Longtime ESPN Sportscaster Stuart Scott Dies At 49

Monday, January 05, 2015

During his 22 years at ESPN, Scott became well-known for his signature catchphrases that connected with younger audiences and the hip-hop generation. He was diagnosed with cancer in 2007.

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Plastic Bag Industry And Allies May Dispose Of California's Ban

Monday, December 29, 2014

California is set to become the first state in the country to ban plastic bags at grocery stores. But a referendum on that recently approved law could keep it from taking effect next year.

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U.S. Rep. Scalise Under Fire For Reported Speech To White Supremacists

Monday, December 29, 2014

Louisiana Republican Steve Scalise's office says he addressed a gathering but didn't know the ideology of the group founded by former Klu Klux Klan leader David Duke.

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Online Success For 'The Interview' May Not Change Movie Distribution

Monday, December 29, 2014

Sony's online distribution of the movie, The Interview, brought in $15 million over the holiday weekend. What might that success mean for movie theater owners?

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'The Interview,' Now Sony's Top Online Film Ever, Earns Nearly $18M

Monday, December 29, 2014

The film earned nearly $3 million through theater screenings and $15 million from online sales. The comedy that was originally pulled from theaters was rented or bought more than 2 million times.

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'The Interview' Attracts Movie Fans, Free Speech Advocates

Friday, December 26, 2014

The Sony comedy, The Interview, opened in independent theaters across the country on Christmas Day. Seth Rogin, one of the stars of the movie, made an unannounced visit to a theater in Los Angeles.

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Sony Will Show 'The Interview' In Some Theaters

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

After criticism for pulling the release of its comedy film, Sony announced Tuesday that the movie will have a limited release on Christmas Day. The first takers for the film were independent theaters.

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Denmark Files Claim To Portion Of The Arctic

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Denmark and Greenland are claiming ownership of about 350,000 square miles of the Arctic. Some of that territory includes the North Pole. Russia and Canada think the area should belong to them.

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