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'Sharon, Lois & Bram' co-star Lois Lilienstein dies at 78

Entertainment - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:55
Lois Lilienstein, co-star of "Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show" — the Canadian preschool show that ran on Nickelodeon during the early 1990s — has died, aged 78.

'Fast and Furious 8' gets 2017 release date

Entertainment - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:32
"Fast and Furious 8" is a go.

'Avengers' stars apologize after 'sexist' joke

Entertainment - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:31
Another controversy has erupted from the press tour for the soon-to-be-blockbuster Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

Vast replica recreates ancient cave

Science & Nature - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 06:15
BBC Newsnight gets rare access to one of the most important cave art sites in the world - and visits its vast replica, which is about to open in France.

VIDEO: Replica recreates prehistoric cave

Science & Nature - Fri, 04/24/2015 - 05:32
BBC Newsnight gets rare access to one of the most important cave art sites in the world - and visits its vast replica, which is about to open in France.

U.S. drone strike accidentally kills al Qaeda 2 hostages

World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 23:26
President Obama says that a U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound in January accidentally killed two innocent hostages, including one American.

Common joins 'Suicide Squad'

Entertainment - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 23:20

VIDEO: Hubble Telescope's 25 years in images

Science & Nature - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 23:09
As the Hubble Telescope celebrates its 25th anniversary, BBC News looks back at some of its greatest moments - and images.

Leader of al Qaeda's new Indian branch killed by U.S.

World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 19:53
Ahmed Farouq didn't have the prestige of fellow al Qaeda figures Osama bin Laden, the influence of Anwar al-Awlaki, or the notoriety of Adam Gadahn.

Japan's aims for the moon in 2018

World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 19:31

Al Qaeda hostage Giovanni Lo Porto 'dedicated his life' to others

World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 19:02
Giovanni Lo Porto put himself in harms way to help, heading to Pakistan to work on a reconstruction project following major flooding there.

American-born Gadahn killed in U.S. raid

World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:59
He was known as the American spokesperson for al Qaeda, working against his native country on behalf of a terrorist organization that's devoted blood and resources to attacking it. Now Adam Gadahn is dead, killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation.

Volcano Fast Facts

World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 18:54
Here's some background information about volcanoes, mountains that open downward to a reservoir of molten rock.

Mammoth genome sequence completed

Science & Nature - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:49
Swedish scientists have decoded the DNA of woolly mammoths raising the possibility of recreating the now extinct creatures

Al Qaeda hostage, American Warren Weinstein, killed

World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:20
The White House announced Thursday that a U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound in January accidentally killed two innocent hostages. One of them was Warren Weinstein.

Tinnitus mapped inside human brain

Science & Nature - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 16:00
For the first time, brain signals relating to the constant ringing noise of tinnitus have been mapped across a wide area inside a patient's brain.

Did Putin want star to mediate Obama meeting?

World - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 15:42
Buzzfeed reporter Rosie Gray said the Seagal idea "flabbergasted" President Barack Obama.
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