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    4 hours ago

    20 Arrested Amid Anti-Trump Protests in California

    20 Arrested Amid Anti-Trump Protests in California

    Police arrested 20 people outside a Donald Trump rally in California Thursday night amid the worst violence since last month's cancelation of a campaign event in Chicago. There was a report of a fist fight, and...

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  • zika

    Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

    FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test

    FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test

    The Food and Drug Administration approved the first commercial U.S. test Thursday to diagnose the Zika virus, NBC News reported. Quest Diagnostics will use the same method that government labs use to look...

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  • prince

    Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

    Investigators Consider Overdose in Prince's Death

    Investigators Consider Overdose in Prince's Death

    A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that investigators are looking into whether Prince died from a drug overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before his...

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  • cruz-boehner

    Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

    The Rocky History Between Cruz and Boehner

    The Rocky History Between Cruz and Boehner

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz personally told NBC News he had not met John Boehner, when he addressed comments made about him by the former House Speaker. But the two men do have a past: Ted Cruz was once Boehner’s...

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  • nyc

    Friday, Apr 29, 2016

    Lawsuit Claims Discrimination "Rife" at the New York Times

    Lawsuit Claims Discrimination

    Two women who work in the advertising department at The New York Times have filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the newspaper, its chief executive and chief revenue officer. The Times reported...

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  • nyc

    Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

    Les Waas, Creator of the Mister Softee Jingle, Dies at 94

    Les Waas, Creator of the Mister Softee Jingle, Dies at 94

    Les Waas, the advertising legend behind the Mister Softee jingle heard in hundreds of ice cream trucks for more than half a century, has died. He was 94. Waas died April 19 at Abington Hospice in Warminster,...

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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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    2 hours ago

    Shia LaBeouf Offers Sympathy, Soup to Socked Look-Alike

    Shia LaBeouf Offers Sympathy, Soup to Socked Look-Alike

    A Brooklyn man who was randomly punched at a Manhattan subway station by an attacker who said it was “because you look exactly like Shia LaBeouf” received a message of sympathy and an offer of soup from the...

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  • Humane Society International

    Thursday, Apr 28, 2016

    Jersey Shelter Hosts Pooches from South Korea Dog-Meat Farm

    Jersey Shelter Hosts Pooches from South Korea Dog-Meat Farm

    Until recently, Merle had never set a paw on solid ground, never felt the kind stroke of a human hand and never tasted a dog treat. The mild-mannered mastiff mix was bred to become a South Korean dinner...

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  • solar power

    2 hours ago

    Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayed

    Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayed

    Live to fly another day – that’s what the Solar Impulse 2 will have to do. The solar plane landed in Mountain View late Saturday and instead of taking off Friday, as planned, the 2.5-ton plane will rest and...

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