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North Korean man arrested in Kim Jong Nam's death

World - 4 hours 29 min ago
Authorities have arrested a fourth suspect in the mysterious death of the half brother of North Korea's leader.

Lin-Manuel Miranda explains his tasty creative process

Entertainment - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 05:01
Lin-Manuel Miranda is an actor, a writer, a singer, a rhymer. A masterful Tweet-sender and equality defender. A playwright who can do no wrong. You might see him as a master of theater, but we call him an unparalleled "creator."

AAAS chief puts weight behind protest march

Science & Nature - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 04:50
April's pro-science Washington rally has the full backing of the world's largest scientific membership organisation.

George Takei: I hear terrible echoes of the past

World - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 03:50
On the 75th anniversary of the order that led to the internment of 120,000 Japanese-Americans, George Takei warns that Trump policies targeting Muslims and immigrants risk ignoring a painful lesson from America's past.

Ice-locked ship to drift over North Pole

Science & Nature - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 01:33
German research vessel Polarstern is set for a remarkable year-long expedition in the Arctic.

Oscar nominees have these gifts in the bag

Entertainment - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:06
Don't call it an Oscars gift bag.

Sir David Attenborough to present Blue Planet sequel

Science & Nature - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 00:01
The sequel to 2001's ocean series is due to be shown later this year on BBC One.

Anxiety fills vacuum at National Security Council

World - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 22:52
The vacant spot atop the National Security Council is triggering anxiety that the White House is ill-prepared to face a sudden foreign policy crisis amid fresh concern about politics at play in the Situation Room.

SpaceX successfully launches rocket after Saturday setback

Science & Nature - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 20:46
The US rocket company sends a cargo ship to resupply the International Space Station.

1993 World Trade Center bombing plotter dies

World - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 21:01
Omar Abdel-Rahman, an Egyptian-born cleric serving a life sentence for plotting the 1993 bombing at the World Trade Center and other terror attacks in New York, has died, a prison spokesman said Saturday.

The 'Donald Trump' Mexicans love to hate

World - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 18:54
In the Lucha Libre wrestling world in Mexico, there's a new villain for the crowds to boo.

Gravity probe exceeds performance goals

Science & Nature - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:23
The long-planned space mission that seeks to detect gravitational waves is on course to be selected this summer.

Russia is testing US, Pentagon officials say

World - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:12
Some Pentagon officials believe Russia is testing President Donald Trump with aggressive moves across the globe.

1 killed in Belgium train derailment

World - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 15:42
One person has died and at least 19 people are injured after a passenger train in Belgium derailed Saturday east of Brussels, police in the town of Leuven said.

Bana Alabed visits Syrian boy who lost legs in bombing

World - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 15:37
Two days after losing his legs in the bombing of a Syrian village, a 10-year-old boy received a special visitor Saturday at his hospital bedside.

'Golden Girls'-inspired café now open

Entertainment - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 14:34
"Golden Girls" fans now have the perfect place to gather with pals and confidants.

Pence: US will hold Russia accountable

World - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 14:22
Seeking to assuage European fears about refreshed Washington-Moscow ties, Vice President Mike Pence told leaders here Saturday that the United States would hold Russia accountable for its actions even as it works to locate new areas for cooperation.

Eclipse to be turned into mega-movies

Science & Nature - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 13:07
Citizen photos taken during August's total solar eclipse in the US will be spliced into continuous videos.

Naica's crystal caves hold long-dormant life

Science & Nature - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 07:31
Long-dormant microbes are found inside giant crystals of the Naica mountain caves - and revived.
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