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Who Is Robyn Gardner? Remains Found In Natalee Holloway Investigation Could Be Missing Woman

A recent investigation into the disappearance of missing teen Natalee Holloway yielded new human remains. Natalee’s parents held out hope the remains …

Catalonia leader fails to clarify independence declaration

<b>(CNN) —</b> The president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, failed to clarify Monday whether his administration had officially declared independence from Spain and instead repeated his call for talks to resolve the ongoing constitutional crisis in the country.<p>In a letter to the Spanish Prime Minister …

Modern slavery at UK Traveller site may be tip of iceberg, warns judge

Timothy Spencer QC, sentencing 11 people from one family, says such abuse could be happening nationwide on ‘shocking scale’<p>Travellers across Britain may be exploiting thousands of victims of modern slavery “on a shocking scale”, a judge has said.<p>Timothy Spencer QC said he feared the “chilling” …

What’s the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and a Regular Atomic Bomb?

North Korea claimed that a nuclear blast on Sunday was a big advance from its previous five tests because it had successfully detonated a hydrogen bomb. But some experts suspect the North may have tested a “boosted” atomic bomb.<p>How are a hydrogen bomb and a regular atomic bomb different? And why …

U.S. Navy Shoots Down Medium-Range Missile Off Hawaii in Test

WASHINGTON — U.S. forces shot down a medium-range ballistic missile off the coast of Hawaii Wednesday as part of a test conducted amid heightened regional tensions.<p>Early Wednesday local time, U.S. Navy sailors on the USS John Paul Jones "successfully conducted a complex defense flight test," …

China's 'extinct' dolphin may have returned to Yangtze river, say conservationists

Amateur expedition team claims it spotted the baiji – known as the ‘goddess of the Yangtze’ – in a stretch of Asia’s longest river<p>Chinese conservationists believe they may have caught a rare glimpse of a freshwater dolphin that was declared functionally extinct a decade ago having graced the …

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This High-Tech Tent Could Be the Future of Camping

A group of Korean designers have conceived a futuristic shelter that generates its own energy and amplifies nature’s sounds inside<p>For those who prefer the comforts of home to pitching a tent in the great outdoors, a new innovation could make you rethink roughing it. The past few years have seen a …

Trying to Change Your Life? 6 Reminders to Help You Keep Going

<b>“You can’t change what’s going on around you until you start changing what’s going on within you.” ~Zig Ziglar</b><p>When you’re studying for eighteen years …

15 easy peasy ways to declutter your home (and mind)

There's a lot to be said for embracing some healthy decluttering on a regular basis. However, if you have no idea where to begin, we've done all the …

MH370: officials say piece of aircraft wing found on Mauritius is from missing plane

Boeing 777 wing flap was found in May and analysed by experts at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau<p>A piece of an aircraft wing found on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius has been identified as belonging to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Malaysian and Australian officials said …

Morning Spin: Rauner shuts two state camping sites, can't afford trash pickup or electricity

<i>Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield.</i><p><b>Topspin</b><p>The latest casualty of the state budget impasse? A couple of downstate parks.<p>The reason? Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration can't pay for …

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …

At Least 14 Dead After Earthquake Hits Southern Taiwan

News services say at least 14 people, including a baby and a 40-year-old man, have been killed in an earthquake in Taiwan.<p>A magnitude 6.4 quake shook the southern city of Tainan just before 4 a.m. local time Saturday. The shallow quake caused severe damage to several large structures, including one …

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