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Asteroid to orbit Earth's moon?

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:28
NASA says its Asteroid Redirect Mission will allow it to conduct tests that are essential to preparing humans for future deep-space flights.
Categories: International News

Africa's most exciting architects

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:27
Africa is a land under construction. Last year, over $220 billion was spent on all kinds of building projects in the continent. While foreign architects have clamored to make their mark in the region, a range of local talent has also stepped forward to shape their landscape (and in some cases, export their aesthetic abroad).
Categories: International News

The worst foods to eat when you're sick, and the best ones

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:26
When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say. Here are common symptoms and expert suggestions on foods that help — and hinder — relief.
Categories: International News

'Where are our sons?' demand families of soldiers captured by ISIS

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:25
It was a desperate and chilling scene in central Baghdad on Saturday, fathers and mothers holding up pictures of their missing sons, demanding answers and searching for their boys.
Categories: International News

World's tallest hotel planned for tiny Swiss village

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:24
Mention of the Swiss Alps usually conjures a rush of pleasingly nostalgic images.
Categories: International News

Power outage hits much of Turkey; officials won't rule out terrorism

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:23
A massive power outage spread across Turkey on Tuesday, blacking out a broad swath of the country and affecting some flights.
Categories: International News

Saudi-led coalition tightens grip on Yemen

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:23
The onslaught on Houthis rebels in Yemen continued Tuesday, with the Saudi-led coalition asserting increasing control while locals fled the chaos and casualties piled up -- dozens of civilians among them.
Categories: International News

Pence: 'Religious freedom' law not intended to discriminate

CNN - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:11
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence pledges to "fix" Indiana's controversial "religious freedom" law to clarify that it does not condone discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Categories: National News

Missouri politics roiled by second apparent suicide

CNN - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:03
A month after Missouri's auditor committed suicide, police say the auditor's spokesman has shot himself in another apparent suicide.
Categories: National News

Facebook Scrapbook lets you tag kids, pets

Business News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:03
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Scientists say planet Mercury was 'painted black'

CNN - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 15:03
As planets go, Mercury doesn't get a lot of love. People spend more time on Google searching for Queen singer Freddy Mercury than planet Mercury ... and Freddie's been gone for nearly a quarter-century.
Categories: National News

Rare photos of bin Laden's Afghan hideout

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 14:52
Photographs quietly introduced as evidence in the latest major terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court offer a rare look inside Osama bin Laden's lair -- years before al Qaeda flew hijacked planes into buildings or bombed U.S. Embassies in Africa and even before the FBI placed bin Laden on its Most Wanted List.
Categories: International News

Kids allowed sips of alcohol more likely to drink later

Health - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 14:47
If you've already allowed your kids to take a little sip of your beer or wine from time to time, you probably won't be pleased when you hear the findings of a new report.
Categories: Health

April Fools! Virgin launches elaborate prank

Business News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 14:38
Richard Branson got a jump on April Fool's day with a characteristically over-the-top prank.

Low-wage workers plan major strike

Business News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 14:22
Labor activists announced plans Tuesday to hold what they're calling the largest-ever strike by low-wage workers.

Iraqi forces take parts of Tikrit back from ISIS, official says

CNN World - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 13:42
Iraqi forces trying to liberate the city of Tikrit from ISIS are now in control of all government buildings in the southeastern part of the city, Iraqi Interior Ministry spokesman Saad Maan said Tuesday on Iraqiya TV.
Categories: International News

Judge tells Robin Williams' family to settle out of court

Business News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 13:42
A judge hearing a dispute between Robin Williams' widow and his adult children has told them to try to settle their differences outside of court.
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