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On the Charts: Nicki Minaj Can’t Displace Taylor Swift’s Reign

<b>THE YEAR OF TAYLOR:</b> By any measure, Nicki Minaj is one of the world’s biggest pop stars — her last album opened at Number One, “Anaconda” has nearly …

Music

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Scientists Have Finally Sampled the Most Abundant Material on Earth

It’s called bridgmanite, and it exists roughly 500 miles beneath wherever you are right now.<p>​The most abundant material on Earth didn't have a name, and, in fact, hadn't been seen—until now. For the first time ever, scientists have gotten their hands on a sample of bridgmanite, a mineral that is …

Earth Science

Mystery of Ancient Chinese Civilization's Disappearance Explained

An earthquake nearly 3,000 years ago may be the culprit in the mysterious disappearance of one of China's ancient civilizations, new research …

Archaeology

Ugly weather slows holiday travelers - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- It was a frustrating day for many holiday fliers as almost 3,000 flights were postponed due to rain and poor visibility.<p>Chicago, Dallas and Philadelphia all were hubs of harried travelers anxiously waiting for announcements that it was time to go. At some points, those didn't come for up …

Obama administration crams over 1,200 new regulations just before the new year

The Obama administration is cramming like a college student trying to study for a final exam, publishing more than 1,200 new regulations in the last 15 days alone, according to data from Regulations.gov.<p>Energy and environment rules are the biggest category, with 139 published by the federal …

Islamic State shoots down 'coalition war plane' in Syria

Islamic State fighters shoot down Jordanian plane that is part of US-led coalition over Syria<p>Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil) captured a Jordanian pilot on Wednesday after his warplane from the US-led coalition was reportedly shot down while on a mission against the jihadists over …

Middle East