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Russia Arrests 2 In Connection With Nemtsov Murder

Two suspects are in custody in connection with last week's murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on a Moscow street, but it is not clear whether either of the detained are alleged to have fired the fatal shots.<p>Anzor Gubashev and Zaur Dadayev, both from the insurgency plagued North …

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Elie Saab's Cinderella Dresses Are What 6-Year-Olds' Dreams Are Made Of

By now you've probably seen the dress Cinderella... er, Lily James, wore at the Disney movie premiere Sunday night. James channeled the beloved character with a stunning powder blue Elie Saab gown and a perfectly paired Charlotte Olympia clock clutch.<p>It's clear that Saab, who has dressed everyone …

Ancient Communal Grave Found Under Paris Grocery Chain, 200 Buried Plague Victims?

Workers in France made a startling find during a renovation of a popular grocery store recently: bones, and a heap of them. Archaeologists were …

America's Best Coffee Cities

The Northwest city known for its latte-friendly (read: misty) weather won the coffee contest again this year—and not just for Stumptown Coffee …

Europe's Languages Were Carried From the East, DNA Shows

The new settlers, revealed by a genetic analysis, may solve a mystery swirling around the origins of Indo-European languages.<p>New DNA evidence suggests that herders from the grasslands of today's Russia and Ukraine carried the roots of modern European languages across the continent some 4,500 years …

Man may have purchased 3,000-year-old seal of Pharaoh Ramesses II for $19

Archaeologist James Balme purchased a seal inscribed with hieroglyphics for £12 (US$19) on a charity website.<p>When he received it, he discovered it …

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What Color Is #TheDress? Celebrities React to the Polarizing Debate

If you've been online or anywhere near your phone in the past few hours, it's likely that you've been vexed by #TheDress debate. While much of the …

Florida gets fresh: best local food experiences in the Sunshine State

Behind the palm-fringed beaches and the dazzling draw of Disney, a food revolution is quietly taking root in Florida’s backyards.<p>Locavores are infiltrating suburban neighborhoods, planting vegetable patches in schools and advocating passionately for sustainable agriculture. With each farm-to-fork …

The Academy Awards' most memorable red carpet fashion

The <b>Golden Globes</b> and the <b>SAG Awards</b> have all been leading up to the biggest night in Hollywood: the <b>Oscars</b>! While the <b>Grammy Awards</b> were a nice …

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What the Winners Wore: 21 Years of Best Actress Dresses

Competition is <i>fierce</i> this year. At this Sunday's 87th Academy Awards, we have five strong contenders for the Best Actress category: Marion Cotillard …

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

Florida by Water: Explore a Coastal Paddling Trail

Bays, coves, and other sheltered areas along the Florida coast create favorable conditions for sea kayaking.<p>Bays, coves, and other sheltered areas along the coast create favorable conditions for sea kayaking. Protected from the strong winds and waves of the open ocean, paddlers typically are able …

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