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Meteor shower may make a dazzling sight this week
Incoming! A major meteor shower is set to streak across the skies this week as Earth passes through dust streams released by a comet two centuries ago. Counting the meteors may give clues to the comet's past.
Judge: Accused Craigslist killer to face death penalty
A judge in Pennsylvania Monday denied a request to take the death penalty off the table for a woman who has claimed responsibility for nearly two dozen murders across the country.
Obama maneuver to silence debate finds followers
President Barack Obama is good at this much: Shutting down debate with those who don't like his policies. Unfortunately this strategy is finding converts from college presidents to cable networks.
VIDEO: News anchor rips viewers for complaining about storm coverage
Nancy Naeve, a news anchor at KSFY in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, castigated viewers on the air after the station fielded several complaints about its decision to cut into prime time programming to provide updates on a tornado. Her rant has gone viral.
Everything is political these days, even commencement speeches
It's the end of the school year, which means caps and gowns, graduation parties and, lately, commencement speakers who withdraw at the last minute amid controversy.
International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde became the latest graduation speaker to back out after student protests, telling Smith College Monday that she will not be speaking at its May 18 ceremony.
Cashing in on pot market proves a pipe dream for traditional pharmacies
Americans seeking medical marijuana for anything from pain to seizures must turn to a patchwork of small startups for help as U.S. laws keep traditional pharmacies out of a market that may exceed $6 billion by 2019.
VIDEO: New Hampshire home explodes after shooting
Police in southern New Hampshire are investigating a shooting and subsequent explosion.
Gun bans in state Capitols but not bars draw cries of hypocrisy
South Dakota lawmaker Steve Hickey has 17 guns, a National Rifle Association card and a faith that pistol-packing residents make public places safer - except for the one where he works.
Ex-warden blames prisoner for slow execution
The former warden of Oklahoma's death chamber says Clayton Lockett was probably trying to create problems that occurred during his execution by fasting and cutting himself before the procedure.
Mom doesn't want you to be thoughtful Sunday
When selecting a gift for Mother's Day, or any other occasion, don't try to be "thoughtful." Choose the gift the recipient will like best. Don't confuse what you know with what she feels.
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