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Science Says The Dress Is Blue

12 hours 8 min ago

A debate about the color of a dress on Wired.com has been consuming people. Some say the dress is blue and black, while others say it is white and gold. Each side emphatically believes it is right.

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Science Says The Dress Is Blue

12 hours 8 min ago

A debate about the color of a dress on Wired.com has been consuming people. Some say the dress is blue and black, while others say it is white and gold. Each side emphatically believes it is right.

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Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

12 hours 18 min ago

Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"

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Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

12 hours 18 min ago

Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"

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Task Force Proposes Fracking Rules To Colorado Governor

14 hours 31 min ago

The group has been meeting for months to find compromise on whether local governments should be given more say when drilling is proposed near residential and urban areas.

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ISIS Video Shows Extremists Destroying Artifacts

14 hours 31 min ago

A video has surfaced that appears to show members of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, smashing priceless antiques at a museum in Mosul, Iraq.

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Britain Tries To Counter Extremists' Appeal

14 hours 31 min ago

The British government has long been concerned about extremism emerging within its borders. Linda Wertheimer talks to Shashank Joshi of the Royal United Services Institute about extremism.

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ISIS Extremist Who Beheaded Prisoners Is Identified

14 hours 31 min ago

The masked man who appeared to behead hostages in videos for the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has been revealed. Known in the media as "Jihadi John," his real name is Mohammed Emwazi.

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Slurpee Waves Roll Ashore On Nantucket's Coast

14 hours 31 min ago

In Massachusetts, where it's been very cold, the waves coming ashore on the island of Nantucket are partially frozen. Photographs of the waves make it seem like a big Slurpee is about to hit land.

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Using A Can Of Coke To Explain A Currency Lesson

14 hours 31 min ago

The U.S. economy has been doing well. That's pushed the value of the U.S. dollar up — relative to other currencies. A strong dollar sounds like good news, but there are winners and losers.

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Belfast Thriller '71' Combines Action And Emotional Authenticity

14 hours 31 min ago

The film depicts Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1971. It was a year when the Troubles, the bitter conflict between the Catholic IRA and the Protestant Loyalists, turned violent.

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CPAC Attendees Hear From GOP Presidential Hopefuls

14 hours 31 min ago

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference is a draw for some 10,000 activists. Would-be GOP presidential candidates are differentiating themselves from others who may run.

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House Not Quite Ready To 'Suck It Up' Over Homeland Security Funding

14 hours 31 min ago

For a few days now, most Senate Republicans have come to terms with how this story would end. But the House has a new plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security for just three weeks.

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Task Force Proposes Fracking Rules To Colorado Governor

14 hours 31 min ago

The group has been meeting for months to find compromise on whether local governments should be given more say when drilling is proposed near residential and urban areas.

» E-Mail This

ISIS Video Shows Extremists Destroying Artifacts

14 hours 31 min ago

A video has surfaced that appears to show members of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, smashing priceless antiques at a museum in Mosul, Iraq.

» E-Mail This

Britain Tries To Counter Extremists' Appeal

14 hours 31 min ago

The British government has long been concerned about extremism emerging within its borders. Linda Wertheimer talks to Shashank Joshi of the Royal United Services Institute about extremism.

» E-Mail This

ISIS Extremist Who Beheaded Prisoners Is Identified

14 hours 31 min ago

The masked man who appeared to behead hostages in videos for the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has been revealed. Known in the media as Jihadi John, his real name is Mohammed Emwazi.

» E-Mail This

Slurpee Waves Roll Ashore On Nantucket's Coast

14 hours 31 min ago

In Massachusetts, where it's been very cold, the waves coming ashore on the island of Nantucket are partially frozen. Photographs of the waves make it seem like a big Slurpee is about to hit land.

» E-Mail This

Using A Can Of Coke To Explain A Currency Lesson

14 hours 31 min ago

The U.S. economy has been doing well. That's pushed the value of the U.S. dollar up — relative to other currencies. A strong dollar sounds like good news, but there are winners and losers.

» E-Mail This

Belfast Thriller '71' Combines Action And Emotional Authenticity

14 hours 31 min ago

The film depicts Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1971. It was a year when the Troubles, the bitter conflict between the Catholic IRA and the Protestant Loyalists, turned violent.

» E-Mail This

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