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  • osama bin laden

    3 hours ago

    Changes Five Years After Bin Laden's Death

    Changes Five Years After Bin Laden's Death

    President Barack Obama announced Osama bin Laden's death shortly before midnight on May 1st, 2011 during a televised appearance in the East Room of the White House. Yet five years later, militant Islamic...

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  • Hillary Clinton

    Sunday, May 1, 2016

    A Look at Clinton's Promise of a Cabinet Full of Women

    A Look at Clinton's Promise of a Cabinet Full of Women

    Hillary Clinton last week pledged that, if elected, she would appoint a presidential cabinet in which at least half of the members are women, a move that would profoundly shift the look of the people who govern...

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  • microcephaly

    5 hours ago

    Zika Birth Defects May Be 'Tip of the Iceberg': Experts

    Zika Birth Defects May Be 'Tip of the Iceberg': Experts

    The explosion of cases of birth defects caused by Zika virus may be the "tip of the iceberg," experts said Sunday. Many cases have probably been missed because babies looked normal when they were born, NBC News...

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  • Ringling Brothers

    Sunday, May 1, 2016

    Ringling Bros. Elephants Take Final Bow

    Elephants will perform for the last time at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Sunday, as the show closes its own chapter on a controversial practice that has entertained audiences since circuses...

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  • Sunday, May 1, 2016

    Carnival Ship Sets Sail on Historic Voyage to Cuba

    Carnival Ship Sets Sail on Historic Voyage to Cuba

    Fathom's Adonia set sail from Miami to Havana on Sunday afternoon, a historic voyage marking the first time an American cruise company has sailed from the United States to Cuba in more than 50 years. The Adonia...

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  • Saint Sava

    22 minutes ago

    Massive Fire Destroys Historic Cathedral in Manhattan

    Massive Fire Destroys Historic Cathedral in Manhattan

    Firefighters battled a massive fire at a historic church in Manhattan on Sunday, the day its Serbian Orthodox parishioners had joyously celebrated Easter.

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  • guns

    2 hours ago

    James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build Safer Gun

    James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build Safer Gun

    Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path. His family is renowned for its premier line...

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  • Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016

    Visualizing the Olympics: Medal Counts & More

    Which countries have the most gold medals? And how much does it cost to host an Olympic Games? Get ready for the Rio Olympics – and the answers to those and many other Olympic-related questions – with this...

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  • Brooklyn

    6 hours ago

    Forklift Moved Parked SUV, Owner Says

    Forklift Moved Parked SUV, Owner Says

    A Brooklyn man was surprised to find that his parked SUV had been moved and even more stunned when shown a video of how it was relocated: with a forklift.

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