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Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and that she thinks about the victims and their families every day

Utah plans to take legal action against EPA over mine waste

Utah regulators say the Environmental Protection Agency didn't share data showing elevated levels of metals in the San Juan River after a massive mine waste spill that contaminated rivers in three Western states last year

Want To Get Your Research Paper Some Press? Tie It To Valentine's Day

It's hard to find a connection between Valentine's Day and rare minerals or a new species of plant, but these researchers managed it.

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Bottle of McDonald's Big Mac sauce sells for $95,000+ on eBay

McDonald's auctioned several bottle of their Big Mac sauce on eBay for charity. One of them sold for more than $95,000. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Belief In A 'Punishing' God Might've Helped Societies Get Bigger

A new study argues people who believe in a punitive higher-power are more cooperative with distant strangers who share the same beliefs.

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Court: Facebook can be sued in France in nude painting case

Facebook has lost a crucial legal battle as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of a famous 19th century nude painting

Hawaii declares emergency over mosquito-borne illnesses

Hawaii Gov. David Ige is declaring a state of emergency to fight mosquito borne illnesses including dengue fever and the Zika virus

Half Of Retiring Senators Are Registering As Lobbyists

More outgoing senators and representatives are registering as lobbyists than ever before. There are rules to prevent it, but also a lot of loopholes.

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Voting rights groups sue federal election official

Voting rights groups sue federal elections official over proof of U.S. citizenship requirement

The Latest: Pope plans Colombia visit early next year

Pope Francis says he plans to visit Colombia in the first half of next year if the Colombian government and rebels make progress and sign a peace treaty to end Latin American's longest-running conflict

Texas A&M president decries reports of racial harassment

Several minority high school students from Dallas say they were racially harassed by some Texas A&M University students and told they were not welcome at the College Station campus

Police called to home of 'affluenza' teen's dad, no charges

Authorities say officers were called to the residence of "affluenza teen" Ethan Couch's father to investigate claims that he attacked his girlfriend, but she refused to cooperate and no charges have been filed

Man Stops Working And Doesn't Get Caught For Six Years

After his bosses found out, they leveled a $30,000 fine against him.

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Global warming will make flights longer

Global warming will make some flights longer and considering flying contributes to global warming, we could have a run-away train on our hands. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.

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Is Valentine's Day Un-Islamic? This Pakistan District Says Maybe

Parts of the predominantly Muslim country have put a damper on Valentine's Day celebrations in the past. In 2014, it caused protests to break out.

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Visa buys nearly 10 pct stake in Dorsey's company, Square

Visa purchases nearly 10 percent stake in Dorsey's mobile payment company Square, making it a major shareholder

House backs bill to ease calorie labeling requirements

The House has backed legislation to give supermarkets, fast-food chains and other businesses some relief from calorie labeling rules that go into effect at the end of the year

Fear pervasive after Mexican prison riot that killed 49

A prison riot that left 49 inmates hacked, beaten or burned to death opened searing questions about gang rule, extortion and human rights violations in Mexico's overcrowded prisons

Catholic college reinstating 2 fired professors

The embattled president of a Catholic university in Emmitsburg, Maryland, says he's reinstating two faculty members he fired this week amid an uproar over a plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail and offer them refunds if they chose to leave

Texas OKs licensing path for immigrant detention centers

Two of the nation's largest federal immigrant family detention centers can soon apply for residential child care licenses in Texas

Kids Might Build Their Prostheses With Lego Bricks In The Future

This creative prosthetic system will let children build their own prosthetic arms out of Lego bricks.

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Trump's plan for Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump was asked by hosts on CBS This Morning what his plan was for Kim Jong-un. His response was both vague and concerning. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Will Kim Jong-un's Emoji Break The Internet Like Kim K.'s Did?

Kim Jong-Un's emoji aren't as racey as Kim Kardashian's, but they're probably just as controversial.

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