Camila Domonoske

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White House Appeals Immigration Case To Supreme Court

Friday, November 20, 2015

One year after President Obama announced new executive actions on immigration, his administration is asking the Supreme Court to weigh in on the new policies.

The executive actions in question — the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, or DAPA, as well as an expansion of ...

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Scandal-Plagued VW Will Trim Spending By A Billion Euros

Friday, November 20, 2015

As it grapples with an ongoing emissions cheating scandal, Volkswagen is "driving cautiously" — financially speaking.

The German carmaker is cutting spending by a billion euros ($1.07 billion) in the coming year, CEO Matthias Mueller announced Friday.

After the cuts, Volkswagen will be spending 12 billion euros in 2016, The ...

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A Glint In A Molehill Reveals Treasure Trove Of 4,000 Ancient Coins

Thursday, November 19, 2015

A farmer in northern Switzerland has uncovered a treasure trove in his cherry orchard — more than 4,000 well-preserved Roman coins.

The ancient numismatic stash first came to light in July, after the farmer saw "something shimmering in a molehill," the BBC reports.

The farmer lives in Ueken, in ...

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Four Civilian Meteorologists Receive Posthumous Purple Hearts

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Four civilian meteorologists who died during a U-boat attack in World War II posthumously received Purple Heart medals on Thursday.

Lester S. Fodor, George F. Kubach, Edward Weber and Luther H. Brady volunteered to serve on a Coast Guard ship in 1942. Kubach and Weber were 24; Fodor and Brady ...

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Yellowstone Park Proposes Cull Of 1,000 Bison This Winter

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Yellowstone National Park officials are proposing that 1,000 of the park's wild bison — mostly cows and calves — be killed this winter.

Bison have been culled from the park annually since 2000, as part of an agreement between Montana and the federal government to keep the bison population near ...

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House Votes To Increase Security Checks On Refugees From Iraq, Syria

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The House of Representatives has easily passed a GOP-authored bill to restrict the admission of Iraqi and Syrian refugees to America by requiring extra security procedures.

The bill — called the American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015, or the American SAFE Act of 2015 — would require the ...

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Vocal Cord Tissue Grown In Lab For First Time

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Vocal cords are small and complex — and, when badly damaged, they're difficult to treat.

Now, scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have engineered lab-grown vocal cord tissue for the first time.

The tissue appears to be functional, the researchers report, although so far it has only been tested outside ...

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OECD Nations Agree To Cut Funding For Overseas Coal Power Plants

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The U.S., Japan and other major economies have agreed to restrict public financing for coal-burning power plants built in other countries.

The agreement limits — but doesn't entirely eliminate — export financing for coal plants. (Export financing includes a variety of loans and programs to help companies doing business abroad.)

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Back Away From That Cucumber, Say Some Cat Lovers

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

If you've been inspired by the viral videos of cats cowering from cucumbers, well, there are some animal experts out there who have some words for you.

Specifically ...

"Despicable."

"Cruel."

"It makes me question your humanity."

Those are cat-behavior expert John Bradshaw, author Pam Johnson-Bennett and animal behaviorist Jill ...

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New Report Says Boko Haram World's Deadliest Terrorist Organization In 2014

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Most deaths ever recorded, biggest increase ever observed, more countries affected than ever before: A new report on global terrorism in 2014 found a number of grim benchmarks were met last year.

The report finds that deaths from terrorist attacks increased by 80 percent, compared to 2013, and that Boko ...

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Congressional LGBT Caucus Launches Task Force On Transgender Equality

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

A new congressional task force dedicated to transgender equality was launched Tuesday. The group, announced by the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, was created in response to an "epidemic of violence against the transgender community," the caucus says.

The news comes during Trans Awareness Week, leading up to the Transgender ...

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U.S. Transfers 5 Guantanamo Detainees To The United Arab Emirates

Sunday, November 15, 2015

The U.S. has transferred five detainees from Guantanamo Bay to the United Arab Emirates, the Defense Department says.

The transfers are part of the years-long effort to close the military prison. Now, 107 detainees remain at the facility, the Pentagon says. Forty-eight of them have been recommended for transfer.

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In Paris, Some Mourners Worry About Backlash Against Muslims

Saturday, November 14, 2015

In the wake of Friday's coordinated terrorist attacks in Paris, the French people — and supporters around the world — have been grieving. More than 120 people died in explosions and gunfire when well-coordinated teams of assailants struck at least six sites across the city.

Many Parisians have been ...

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PHOTOS: The World Responds To The Paris Attacks

Saturday, November 14, 2015

A coordinated terrorist attack hit Paris Friday night, killing more than 120 people, injuring hundreds more — and sending shock waves of grief, fear and anger across France.

The attacks struck multiple sites across the city simultaneously — explosions outside the national stadium, a hostage situation in a ...

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On Social Media, Messages Of Resilience And Hope Flourish

Saturday, November 14, 2015

On Friday, coordinated terrorist attacks struck the French capital, killing more than 120 people.

Deadly attacks hit multiple sites simultaneously. There were explosions outside of a massive stadium. Scores of people were held hostage inside a concert venue. Diners at several cafes and restaurants faced volleys of gunfire.

The incident ...

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'Suddenly I Heard People Screaming': Eyewitness Accounts From Paris

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Coordinated terror attacks in Paris on Friday took the lives of more than 120 people and left hundreds wounded. The self-proclaimed Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the killings, and French president Francois Hollande has called the attack "an act of war."

In the wake of the attack, Paris was ...

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Kansas City Royals Win World Series For First Time In 30 Years

Monday, November 02, 2015

The Kansas City Royals have earned their first World Series title in 30 years, staging a dramatic Game 5 comeback to beat the New York Mets 7-2.

They took home the series four games to one.

The final game featured a stunning extra-innings turnaround. It started as a pitchers' duel: ...

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Royals Lead 3-1 Over Mets In World Series

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Beating the Mets 5-3, the Kansas City Royals came from behind in the eighth inning, placing themselves one win closer to a World Series title. A Royals rally and a fatal error by second baseman Daniel Murphy leaves Kansas City one game away from their first championship title in 30 ...

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I Think That I Shall Never See / A Password As Secure As ... Poetry?

Sunday, October 25, 2015

We all know "password" is no good, and "1234567" is asking for trouble.

But the more we try to strengthen our passwords, the harder we make them to remember.

It's a thoroughly modern problem — but researchers at the University of Southern California have found a very old solution. Instead ...

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Iran State TV Says U.S. Journalist Jason Rezaian Has Been Convicted

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Updated at 4:10 a.m. ET

Imprisoned American journalist Jason Rezaian has been convicted, according to an Iranian Judiciary spokesman who appeared on state TV Sunday night. The spokesman did not say on which charges Rezaian had been convicted or whether a sentence had been imposed.

It's the latest development in ...

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