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Juno Just Took One Of The Best Images Of Jupiter Ever

Wow! If you’ve ever wanted to know what it would be like to hang above Jupiter’s clouds, here you go. This absolutely stunning view of Jupiter’s …

Russian lawmakers back bill decriminalizing some domestic violence

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> A bill that would decriminalize some forms of domestic violence in Russia passed a key stage in the Duma on Wednesday.<p>The bill, dubbed the "slapping law," decriminalizes a first offense of domestic violence that does not seriously injure the person, making it a less serious …

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Call of the wild: can America’s national parks survive? | Lucy Rock

America’s national parks are facing multiple threats, despite being central to the frontier nation’s sense of itself<p>Autumn in the North Cascades National Park and soggy clouds cling to the peaks of the mountains that inspired the musings of Beat poets such as Jack Kerouac and Alan Ginsberg 60 years …

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Oldest Puget Sound Orca, 'Granny,' Missing and Presumed Dead

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. — The oldest member of the small population of endangered Puget Sound orcas has been missing for months and is now likely dead, bringing the toll of dead or missing whales to seven in 2016, researchers in Washington state reported.<p>The orca labeled J2 and nicknamed "Granny" had …

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Those $69 Flights to Europe Are Coming in June

Norwegian Airlines has been teasing $69 flights to Europe from select spots in the United States for almost a full year now.<p>And while they promised …

It's Coming! Get Ready for the 'Great American Total Solar Eclipse' of 2017

The year of the Great American Total Solar Eclipse is upon us.<p>On Aug. 21, the moon will completely blot out the sun for observers in 12 states, from …

China warns Trump: Good luck bringing jobs back to U.S.

China appears to be sending a message to President-elect Donald Trump: Good luck competing against us on manufacturing.<p>Mere hours after Trump, Vice President-elect Mike Pence and Carrier announced a deal to keep nearly 1,000 factory jobs in the U.S., a top Chinese newspaper published an analysis …

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Neutron Star May Reveal First Evidence of 80-Year-Old Quantum Prediction

A strange quantum phenomenon predicted more than 80 years ago finally may have been observed in nature.<p>In 1930, physicists Werner Heisenberg and Hans …

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NASA is offering $30k to the person who solves its space poop problem

Space travel presents scientists with seemingly infinite challenges. Aside from the technological feat of getting astronauts off the planet, scientists have to figure out how to keep them healthy with no-gravity exercise, clean air, and nutrition once they’re up in space.<p>But there’s one …

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CNN/ORC poll: A nation divided, and is it ever

<b>(CNN) —</b> After a bruising presidential election featuring the two least liked major-party candidates in recent history, more than 8-in-10 Americans say the country is more deeply divided on major issues this year than in the past several years, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. And more than half say …

Putin rejects accusations of meddling in U.S. election | Reuters

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted on Wednesday his country was not involved in an effort to influence the U.S. presidential election even as WikiLeaks released another trove of internal documents from Hillary Clinton’s campaign.<p>Last week, the U.S. government …

The Dutch are slowly recognizing that their blackface tradition of Zwarte Piet is racist and weird

Over multiple years now, WorldViews has run stories about the problematic Dutch tradition of Zwarte Piet. Around Christmastime, myriad Dutch adults and children have customarily donned frilly wigs, patted themselves in blackface, painted their lips red and japed around in costumes as "Black Pete," …

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Military Diet: Lose 10 Pound In Just 3 Days!

The concept of this Military diet includes precise menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Basically, you have to stick to the meals, except for some …

USA in Win-Win Situation After Reaching Copa America Centenario Semi-Finals

When the full-time whistle blew in Seattle on Thursday night, Jurgen Klinsmann breathed a sigh of relief. The majority of the nearly 50,000 fans in attendance did too, with the United States through to the Copa America Centenario semi-finals after beating Ecuador 2-1.<p>The Copa hosts reached the …

German foreign minister accuses Nato of 'warmongering' against Russia

The German foreign minister has broken ranks with Nato allies, accusing the alliance of “warmongering” against Russia.<p>Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke out against recent Nato military exercises in Poland and the Baltics, describing them as “sabre-rattling”.<p>“The one thing we shouldn’t do now is inflame …

Russia

Putin slams Russian athletes Rio Olympics doping ban

Vladimir Putin has condemned the decision by the world athletics’ governing body to uphold a ban on Russia for systematic doping, thereby excluding its track and field competitors from this summer’s Rio Olympics.<p>“Of course, it is unfair,” Putin told editors from leading international news agencies …

The Latest: Ronaldo takes selfie with fan after match

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer's European Championship (all times local):<p>10:55 p.m.<p>A fan ran on to the field after the Portugal match ended to …

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U.S. Warship Challenges China's Claim to a Disputed Reef

A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of a disputed island claimed by China in the South China Sea Tuesday, in a move that is sure to …

China

UC Berkeley student removed from Southwest flight after speaking Arabic on plane

Earlier this month, Khairuldeen Makhzoomi found himself at a gathering with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. He had been invited to the dinner-and-lecture event in Los Angeles by a friend who works for the World Affairs Council, and he was thrilled.<p>The University of California at Berkeley senior …

How to Create a Tapestry Braid

Celebrity hairstylist Laura Polko shows us how to style a bohemian braid that's made for festival season.<p>Inspired by the best celebrity braids of the last month (see: Olivia Palermo, Ciara, Karlie Kloss), we asked hairstylist Laura Polko to create a style that weaves together three—the fishtail, …

Air France headscarf row: what not to wear when visiting Muslim countries

Air France stewardesses were last week told to wear headscarves upon arrival in Tehran when the airline resumes services there later this month. The order sparked outrage among female cabin crew members, some of whom say they will refuse to fly to the Iranian capital.<p>Here we explain the dress code …

How NORAD became the world's official Santa-tracker

It was December 1955, the height of the Cold War, when the red phone on Col. Harry Shoup's desk at the Continental Air Defense Command began to ring.<p>Only an elite few knew the number. Odds were good that a four-star general from the Pentagon was on the other end of the line.<p>Shoup reached for the …

Airlines cannot ignore damage claims for luggage, federal agency warns

The next time your luggage slides off of the baggage carousel with a broken wheel or a missing handle, don't hesitate to file a claim with your airline.<p>The U.S. Department of Transportation recently issued a notice to the nation's airlines, telling them that they are obligated to compensate …

Rick Perry just gave an epic speech raging against Donald Trump and comparing him to a 'cancer'

Perry, who has repeatedly denounced Trump in recent weeks, prepared a more than 3,000-word speech to blast the rival Republican presidential candidate in the harshest terms on Wednesday — even comparing him to a "cancer" and "false prophets."<p>"Let no one be mistaken - Donald Trump's candidacy is a …

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