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Reactions To Death Penalty For Boston Bomber

Fri, 2015-05-15 12:23

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he hopes the verdict "provides a small amount of closure to the survivors, families" and others affected by the 2013 marathon bombing.

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Massive Antarctic Ice Shelf Will Be Gone Within Years, NASA Says

Fri, 2015-05-15 12:01

What's left of the Larsen B shelf, two-thirds of which underwent a spectacular collapse in 2002, will disappear by the end of the decade, according to a new study.

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Colombia Will End Coca Crop-Dusting, Citing Health Concerns

Fri, 2015-05-15 11:05

The U.S.-funded aerial spraying program has been aimed at killing the coca plants that feed the cocaine industry. Colombia says one of the chemicals in the spray may cause illnesses.

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Jury Reaches Verdict In Boston Marathon Bomber Trial

Fri, 2015-05-15 10:48

The verdict on whether convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will receive the death penalty will be read at 3 p.m. ET. The 2013 bombing killed three people and left 264 others wounded.

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Why No One Wants The Rohingyas

Fri, 2015-05-15 10:39

As thousands of members of the persecuted minority flee Myanmar and Bangladesh on rickety boats, the rest of Southeast Asia is showing a distinct reluctance to take them in.

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Bistro In Vitro: A Virtual Playground To Ponder The Future Of Meat

Fri, 2015-05-15 09:56

Dutch artist Koert van Mensvoort has created a virtual restaurant to help us imagine a future when alluring beef, poultry and fish dishes can be concocted with in vitro techniques.

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Luxembourg Prime Minister Becomes First EU Leader To Marry Same-Sex Partner

Fri, 2015-05-15 09:53

Iceland's Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir married her partner five years ago, but Xavier Bettel is the first leader to do so in the European Union.

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Why We Can Depend On The Kindness Of Strangers

Fri, 2015-05-15 09:24

Our ability to get along with folks who aren't relatives could be a legacy of our hunter-gatherer ancestors. And it's rooted in the fact that those societies had gender equity.

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'Candidates' Driving Cash-Filled Trucks Through Campaign-Finance Loopholes

Fri, 2015-05-15 08:45

Candidates, people likely to become them, and their supporters on both the left and right — from Hillary Clinton to Jeb Bush — are exploiting holes in campaign-finance law loopholes. Here's how.

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Looted By The Nazis, Matisse's 'Seated Woman' Finally Finds Her Way Home

Fri, 2015-05-15 08:45

The painting belonged to renowned art dealer Paul Rosenberg, who fled the Nazis in 1940. The story of its recovery reads like a historical crime novel.

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U.N. Appeals To Syria's Warring Groups To Spare Ancient City Of Palmyra

Fri, 2015-05-15 08:02

The city is on UNESCO's World Heritage list and has been badly affected by the four-year civil war. The latest threat to Palmyra is posed by fighting between government troops and ISIS.

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Mitt Romney To Fight Evander Holyfield. You Read That Right.

Fri, 2015-05-15 07:06

Former 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, is picking another fight — with Evander Holyfield, the former heavyweight champion of the world. It's all for a good cause.

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Feds Tell Insurers To Pay For Anesthesia During Screening Colonoscopies

Fri, 2015-05-15 06:33

Most people are anesthetized during colonoscopy. Federal law mandates that the cancer test itself must be fully covered by insurers, but quite a few of them didn't pay for anesthesia.

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