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Colorado considering child-care rules following 43 deaths

The Colorado Department of Human Services is considering a requirement that social workers examine prior contacts with a child to determine if further investigation is necessary after the deaths of 43 children in Colorado's welfare program

Professor who wore headscarf to leave Christian college

A Christian college near Chicago and a political science professor who wore a headscarf to show solidarity with Muslims have agreed to part ways

Chris Christie's 'Inexperience' Attack On Marco Rubio Got Intense

Chris Christie attacked Marco Rubio on his experience, and it didn't really go well for Rubio.

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Cavemen ate better than you think

Cavemen may have eaten much better than we thought. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Violence Forces Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Toward Turkish Border

Violence in Syria's northwest city of Aleppo has pushed out thousands of refugees who are heading north to the now-closed Turkish border.

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App launched with uniquely African emojis

App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis with characters dressed in traditional African attire and captions using local phrases

Mormon church comes out against Utah medical marijuana bill

The Mormon church opposes a bill that would allow Utah residents with certain medical conditions to consume edible pot products

Former aircraft company executive killed in Arizona crash

A former president of a major aircraft manufacturer was one of the two people killed after their World War II-era plane crashed and burned near the town of Maricopa

Beyoncé Just Claimed 2016 As Her Own — Sorry, Everyone Else

Queen Bey just dropped a brand new song and music video, and we're not worthy.

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Trump returns to debate stage; Rubio to face onslaught

An aggrieved Donald Trump returns to the debate stage Saturday night hoping to find his way into the winner's circle in New Hampshire, while a rising Marco Rubio looks to fend off an onslaught of attacks from his rivals

Divisive Polish party leader Kaczynski pulls the strings

Poland's most powerful politician isn't the president or the prime minister, but the head of the ruling party

Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down

The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River

Oregon police officer shot while serving warrant on suspect

A police officer in Seaside, Oregon, was fatally shot as he was serving an arrest warrant Friday night, authorities said

How To Make Your Passwords Less Hackable

Remember that "123456" is a really bad password.

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Experiment could mean big step towards nuclear fusion

An experiment in Germany could be a large step in the direction of giving the world the clean, seemingly endless energy that would be nuclear fusion. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Women Report Sexual Assaults At German Carnival, Including A TV Anchor

Reports of sexual assaults at Germany's Carnival celebrations were high. One TV anchor said she was assaulted during a live broadcast.

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Obama to seek double funding for clean energy R&D by 2020

President Barack Obama said Saturday that he'll ask Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020

NY governor moves to stop 'gay conversion' therapy for kids

New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as "gay conversion" therapy

2 dead, 1 badly hurt in explosion at Spanish biodiesel plant

Emergency services say an explosion at a biodiesel plant in eastern Spain has killed two people and left one survivor seriously injured

RIP #RIPTwitter: Twitter CEO Says The Site's Feed Isn’t Changing

And a calm fell over the Twitterverse.

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Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble

Rescuers have found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at least 19 people, as families anxiously waited on site

3 people believed aboard 2 planes that collided off LA

One small plane with two men aboard and another plane with one woman aboard have collided over the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles, setting off a major search that has yet to turn up any survivors or dead, the U.S. Coast Guard said

Some Trees Might Slow Climate Change Better Than Others

New research suggests that simply planting more trees might not be the best way to fight global warming.

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Wrong number on jury summons has people calling sex hotline

A Mississippi court made a mistake when listing a phone number for people to call regarding their jury summons. It had people calling a sex hotline. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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North Korea Has Moved Up Its Rocket Launch Despite Criticism

North Korea says its upcoming rocket launch is purely scientific, but some outside officials, including those from China, don't see it that way.

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