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Matriarch of Douglas acting clan dies

Entertainment - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 21:17
Actress Diana Douglas Webster, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Friday night at age 92.

The Grateful Dead and the priciest concerts of all time

Entertainment - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 21:06
This weekend, more than 200,000 aging hippies, jam-band fanatics and got-to-be-there scenesters will pack Chicago's Soldier Field for three farewell concerts by the Grateful Dead.

3 ways Pope Francis is shaking up the church

World - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 10:07
It looks like a plan concocted by the braintrust of a political campaign.

Chile beats Argentina to won Copa America

World - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 10:06
Chile won the Copa America for the first time in its history after a dramatic penalty shootout against Lionel Messi's Argentina in the final in Santiago Saturday.

Some spiders are great sailors, scientists say

World - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 10:05
Spiders are invading from the sea. Scientists say so.

VIDEO: The science behind the pollen count

Science & Nature - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:12
The pollen count is an important part of the weather forecast for the estimated 31 million people who suffer from hayfever.

Peeking into the brain's filing system

Science & Nature - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 01:08
Where do your memories live?

Where ISIS goes to recruit

World - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 23:01

Amy Winehouse demos destroyed

Entertainment - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 15:33

In pictures: Lightning illuminates UK

Science & Nature - Sat, 07/04/2015 - 15:18
The best images from Friday night's thunder storms

Cats 'control mice' with chemicals

Science & Nature - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 23:08
Scientists say a compound in cat urine changes mouse behaviour, making them less afraid of cats.

Solar Impulse completes epic flight

Science & Nature - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 20:06
Solar Impulse, the aeroplane that is powered only by the sun, lands in Hawaii after making a historic 7,200km flight across the Pacific from Japan.

Iranian artist should be freed immediately

World - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 19:25
As we approach the revised Tuesday deadline for six world powers to reach a nuclear deal with Iran over its nuclear program, we should not turn a blind eye to the country's ongoing abusive treatment of its citizens.

Iran talks checklist: Is the U.S. negotiating a bad deal?

World - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 19:25
President Barack Obama has repeatedly pledged that he will not sign a "bad deal" with Iran. Republicans are warning that he's about to do just that.

At least 4 dead after strong earthquake in China

World - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 16:34
At least four people have been killed by a strong earthquake that shook the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang on Friday, state media reported.

Beware of Greeks bearing GIFs

World - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 16:29
Greece. A government debt of $323 billion, an economy that's dropped by a quarter and banks that have closed their doors and ATMs -- you can cry, or you can laugh. Many have opted for the latter.

Military base cancels July 4 celebrations over threats

World - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 16:00
A British airbase used by American airmen has canceled its Fourth of July celebrations given rising security threats.
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