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Natural Rock Formation Looks Like an Elephant Drinking from the Ocean

Sometimes, the natural landscape can bear an uncanny resemblance to creatures in the wild—one of these curious places is off the coast of Iceland. On the island of Heimaey, there is a rock formation that, from certain angles, looks like a massive elephant taking a drink out of the Atlantic …

Obama vetoes massive defense bill over budget spat

President Barack Obama issued the fifth veto of his seven-year presidency on Thursday, rejecting the sweeping $612 billion National Defense Authorization Act in a move designed to prevent Republicans from getting an edge in nascent budget negotiations.<p>The expected veto of the defense policy bill — …

Negotiators start writing a deal on Iran's nuclear program

Negotiators from six world powers and Iran on Friday began composing the text of a comprehensive<p>agreementon Tehran'snuclear program, but remained far apart on key issues as they closed out a fifth round of talks.<p>With one month to go to their deadline, Western and Iranian negotiators each accused …

Kevlar Inventor Stephanie Kwolek Dies at 90

Thousands of police officers and soldiers shot in the line of duty owe their lives to a Delaware woman named Stephanie Kwolek. Kwolek, who died Wednesday at 90, was a DuPont Co. chemist who in 1965 invented Kevlar, the lightweight, stronger-than-steel fiber used in bulletproof vests and other body …

Man gets 35 years for fatal Ohio sleepover fire

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man twice convicted of killing a woman and eight children at a birthday sleepover in the city's deadliest house fire was sentenced …