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Ex-students say boarding school kept them in isolation boxes

Former students say a private boarding school for troubled teenagers in Iowa routinely kept them in small concrete rooms for days and even weeks at a time

Man who shot down drone pleads guilty to criminal mischief

A southern New Jersey man who shot down a drone flying above his neighborhood has pleaded guilty to criminal mischief

Severe Air Pollution Might Have Killed Millions Worldwide

New research suggests air pollution, both inside and outside the home, is the fourth leading contributor to deaths globally.

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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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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

Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home

Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window

Main Street holds up as Wall Street struggles, for a change

A strengthening job market, low gasoline prices and rising home values are all helping consumers to spend more, even though stock markets on Wall Street and around the world are sputtering

Hawaii Governor Signs Emergency Measure To Fight Zika Virus

The emergency proclamation is expected to expedite the island state's response to the Zika virus and allow it to access disaster funds.

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Burundi government has nationwide protests against Rwanda

Burundi government organizes protests against Rwanda, accusing its neighbor of supporting rebels

The Latest: Baton Rouge police say 2 officers, suspect shot

Police in Louisiana say two officers and one suspect are being treated at a hospital for gunshot wounds after a confrontation in Baton Rouge

Dartmouth Winter Carnival theme honors Dr. Seuss

Dartmouth College is again honoring one of its most famous graduates with the theme of this year's Winter Carnival: Seuss on the Loose

Russian Prime Minister Claims We're Barreling Toward A 'New Cold War'

Russia's prime minister hasn't shied away from being outspoken about the country's disagreements with Western bodies.

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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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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

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

Obama to push trade agenda at summit with Southeast Asia

A summit next week between Southeast Asian leaders and President Barack Obama is unlikely to deliver any big economic prizes, but will allow the American side to press the advantages of joining a Pacific trade pact that doesn't include China

Clinton's Relationship With Kissinger Could Underline Her Hawkishness

Henry Kissinger has a very complicated legacy, so could Hillary Clinton's relationship with him be a real issue during the campaign?

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The Latest: Pope greets faithful on 1st full day in Mexico

Tens of thousands of cheering Mexicans have gathered outside the residence where Pope Francis is staying to send him off on his first full day in Mexico

As FBI goes through evidence at refuge, town awaits normalcy

As the FBI focuses on its criminal investigation at the national wildlife refuge taken over by an armed group, land managers must get ready to reopen the 300 square-mile area, which draws tourists and is a key economic engine of the surrounding area

Police: More than 50 cars involved in big I-78 pileup

State police say a pileup involving more than 50 vehicles has closed Interstate 78 in central Pennsylvania, and multiple injuries are reported

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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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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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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