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Legislators pass bill that had been nixed over Islamic law

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Legislature approved federally mandated child support rules Monday, undoing a rejection that had jeopardized U.S. …

The 10 Strangest Moments in Grammy History

If the Golden Globes are famous for shocking moments, the Grammys are known for downright weird ones. Artists bum-rushing the stage, <b>Lady Gaga</b> arriving in an egg, <b>Nicki Minaj</b> being exorcised: Here are ten moments from Grammy history that have made music’s biggest night one of the oddest broadcasts on …

Burma Uncovered: Amazing Shots From a Photographer's Paradise

Photo: David Heath<p>After five years of work, 38 flights, and 10 separate visas to Burma, photographer David Heath released his first book late last year. Burma is undeniably one of the most raw and photogenic places on earth, and Heath brought an eye to the region that can only be explained by his …

Extremely Rare Fox Seen in Yosemite—First Time in 100 Years

Weird & Wild<p>It's too early to say if the Sierra Nevada red fox is rebounding, experts say.<p>One of the rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, has been caught on camera in California's Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century.<p>Motion-sensitive cameras stationed …

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Best and Worst Dressed at the Grammys

Nicki Minaj

Rarely Seen Moonfish, Size of Manhole Cover, Caught on Camera

The opah, or moonfish, is a camera-shy animal that researchers know little about.<p>Its squat body and flimsy-looking pectoral fins may not scream speed-demon.<p>But the opah, or moonfish, is actually quite fast, and can run with the big boys like tuna and swordfish. That's just one of many surprising …

Niagara Climber Will Gadd – ‘This is Who I Am’

<b>“I was amazed when I hit 40, and now I’m starring down the barrel of 50. Making it this far is a surprise to many, including me.”</b><br>Will Gadd, 47, has long been known for pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in ice climbing—as well as paragliding and kayaking. Most recently he and Sarah Hueniken …

Simply breathtaking: Freediving couple's stunning underwater photo shoot | CNN Travel

Best Printers At Any Price - Consumer Reports News

We may dream of a paperless world, but the truth is we love printing our documents, charts, presentations, and photos. So if you're looking for just …

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13 Timeless Photos Of John F. Kennedy, Our Most Dapper President

From the swoop of the hair to the white pocket square, John F. Kennedy had effortlessly classic style down to a tee. His off-duty look, with the Ivy League-ready khakis and crewneck sweatshirts, has been emulated by J. Crew acolytes for decades; but his dashing on-duty style as president is the one …

September 2013

Temporary Tattoos can cause infection

Think twice about getting a temporary tattoo. The risk of infection from permanent tattoos is well known, but the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) …

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A New Reason Why Newborns Can't Fight Colds

One of newborns’ biggest vulnerabilities is largely invisible: In the weeks after birth, babies are especially susceptible to infection because their …

This Woman Was About To Go In For Surgery. What She Did Moments Before Was Awesome.

Facing a double mastectomy with grace takes courage. Facing one with courage and joy is extraordinary.<p>But that’s exactly what Deborah Cohan did yesterday right before she went into surgery to have her breasts removed. Cohan, an Ob/Gyn and mom of two, held a dance party with her medical team in the …

Chemical in antibacterial hand soaps poses health risks, scientists say

The onset of flu season brings with it a rise in the use of antibacterial hand soaps. Many such soaps contain triclosan – a chemical that studies …

Why You Need Not Fear the Poor, Misunderstood Brown Recluse Spider

It’s hard to think of a critter that inspires as much hyperbolic hysteria as the brown recluse spider. They're pretty much universally hated. If you …

6 Ways to Train Your Brain

Feed Your Needs For Maximum Productivity<p>Give it oxygen:<p>Meditative breathing actually alters your gene expression: inflammation- oriented ones turn off, metabolism-oriented ones turn on. All of which helps focus.<p>Let it wander:<p>Our minds are often drifting during our waking hours, but that doesn’t …

Even People With “Perfect Memory” Can Be Tricked Into Recalling Fake Events

Among us mortals who forget where we just left our keys and what we ate for lunch yesterday, there are a handful of remarkable people with …

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Why Monkeys and Apes Have Colorful Faces

One face, two face, red face, blue face — the palette of primate faces is rich and varied, and a new study explains why.<p>For Old World monkeys and …

UCI goes to the dogs

UC Irvine students have discovered the secret to staying calm before and during midterms and finals: cuddle sessions with furry, four-legged friends. …

Pets

California university offers opportunity for free medical school

<b>RIVERSIDE, Calif. --</b> In addition to getting more Americans to sign up for private insurance, the health-care overhaul will also get more people to …

Europe is banning bee-harmful pesticides; the US should take a lead.

Like the European Union – which today (Dec. 1) boldly begins a two-year ban on selected pesticides thought to be harmful to honeybees and other …

Here's Some Sweet Research: Increased Chocolate Consumption Linked to Less Body Fat

Chocolate’s potential to combat obesity while boosting caloric intake likely comes from the antioxidant epicatechin, which is found naturally in …

Divers search for clues to an epidemic killing millions of starfish

<i>By Steven Louie, Associate Producer, NBC News</i><p>As dawn approaches, teams load oxygen tanks, wetsuits and underwater cameras into vans and trucks. A motor boat is set on a trailer, and students prepare measuring tape and clipboards -- an urgent expedition is underway. At first light, the team of …