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High risk for future U.S. megadroughts

The U.S. Southwest and Central Plains are at high risk for a megadrought later this century if greenhouse gas concentrations continue to rise, says a …

Henry Hering's photographs of Bethlem patients - Telegraph

Burundi frees journalist tied to suspect in nuns murder

A radio show host in Burundi who was detained last month after he refused to identify a guest who said he was involved in the murder of three Italian nuns has been freed on bail, his lawyer said.<p>Bob Rugurika, director of Radio Publique Africaine (RPA), was released from prison on Thursday, said …

Latin America

At Pullman designation, Obama praises Emanuel's 'extraordinary service'

President Barack Obama came to his hometown Thursday to deliver a pre-election present to Mayor Rahm Emanuel as he seeks a second term next week, formally designating the Pullman factory district a national monument and praising the mayor’s “extraordinary service” to Chicago.<p>Obama appeared at …

Disneyland measles cases genetically similar to Philippines outbreak

<b>(CNN) —</b> The measles cases linked to Disneyland are genetically similar to the one involved in a massive outbreak in the Philippines, according to an analysis.<p>The California outbreak likely started when a traveler who was infected overseas with measles visited the amusement park while infectious, …

Public Health

How to Make Our Best-Ever Chicken Noodle Soup

Our double-dark chicken noodle soup begins with a deeply flavored stock made from chicken wings.<p>Nothing channels "warm and cozy" like a bowl of chicken noodle soup. And although we're not going to allege that our version is better than your grandma's, <b>digital food editor Dawn Perry</b> has some tips and …

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Dark matter may have killed the dinosaurs, claims scientist

Earth passing through areas of dark matter might have triggered the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs<p>Dark matter may have been responsible for the comet strike which killed the dinosaurs, a scientist has suggested.<p>Earth, as well as spinning around the Sun, is also moving around our own …

Dark Matter

Mystery plumes on Mars puzzle scientists

Amateur astronomers spotted them first, but they show up in Hubble images, too. Astronomers are scratching their heads, wondering these mystery …

Astronomy

At least 20 electrocuted in Haiti Carnival accident

At least 20 people on a music group's packed Carnival float in the Haitian capital were killed Tuesday when they were electrocuted by a power line, officials said.<p>The accident occurred as thousands of people filled the streets of downtown Port-au-Prince for the raucous annual celebration. People at …

Port-au-Prince

Tripoli-backed fighters sent to Sirte to confront ISIL

Libya's legally installed government has sent fighters to confront the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the northern city of Sirte.<p>Sources told Al Jazeera on Tuesday that the Tripoli-based government deployed Misrata's 166 battalion, backed by rebels, to tackle ISIL in Sirte.<p>The …

Middle East

The Quest to Find the Perfect Buffalo Wing Recipe

We set out on a quest to create the best Buffalo wing recipe. Here's what we came up with<p>We have a lot of chicken wing recipes here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>. We’ve got vinegar-ed, we’ve got herbed, spicy peanut, and even crab fat-caramel (trust us, they’re delicious). But you know what we didn’t have? A good …

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