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Inside The (Not So) Secret World of Pandas

The following images were taken by Ami Vitale from Nov. 6, to Nov. 11, 2013 A captive bred baby panda sits in a baske<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Ami Vitale<p>1 of</i> …

Teen hitches ride to Hawaii in jet's landing gear -- and lives to tell the tale

The questions are many.<p>But the first has to be, how in the world did a 16-year-old boy survive a five-hour flight in below freezing cold weather at oxygen-depleted heights without dying or falling out of the wheel well of a huge jumbo jet?<p>Another has to be, how does a 16-year-old even sneak on to …

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'Deeply Ashamed' Ferry Captain Among First to Abandon Ship

The captain of a ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing, is under investigation as a possible …

Pols push to legalize medical marijuana

ALBANY - Medical marijuana is looming as the most prominent issue that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and state lawmakers face in the second half of the 2014 …

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6 facts about marijuana

Attitudes about marijuana have undergone a rapid shift in public opinion, paralleled by few other trends in the U.S. Our recent data, along with …

Ed Miliband’s hope to be 'Britain’s first Jewish PM’

Ed Miliband, who has a Jewish heritage but was brought up in an atheist household, says faith has a “nourishing” role in society<p>Ed Miliband has said he wants to become Britain’s first Jewish prime minister and will not be held back by the “elements” of anti-Semitism that still exist in this country.<p>…

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Kansas City police link 12 roadway shootings; $10G reward offered

Kansas City police have linked 12 recent highway and roadway shootings in the area to each other, Police Chief Darryl Forte announced Friday.<p>He would not reveal which cases or the kind of information that linked the cases. Police still don’t have any suspect or vehicle information to release, he …

Gassy Cows Are Warming The Planet, And They're Here To Stay

Sorry to ruin your appetite, but it's time to talk about cow belches.<p>Humans the world over are eating meat and drinking milk — some of us a little less, some of us a lot more, than years past. Farmers are bringing more and more cows into the world to meet demand, and with them escapes more methane …

How U.S. Fighter Jet Design Helped A Turtle Find Life - And Love

TEL AVIV, Israel - An endangered sea turtle called Freedom has been saved thanks to a student project inspired by the advanced U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter jet.<p>The young green sea turtle was found on a beach in northern Israel with his two left flippers almost completely severed by fishing …

Maryland Gov. O’Malley will sign marijuana decriminalization bill, he says

John Wagner<p>Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) said Monday that he will sign a bill decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana.<p>On a 34-to-8 vote, the Senate gave final approval to the legislation Monday afternoon. The bill would impose only civil fines, rather than criminal sanctions, …

Holder at center of marijuana debate

Attorney General Eric Holder found himself caught Tuesday in a vast congressional divide over how the federal government should respond to moves states have made to legalize marijuana.<p>During a House Judiciary Committee hearing, Republicans repeatedly bashed Holder for going too far to accommodate …

How Pot Legalization In The U.S. Hurts Mexico's Illegal Marijuana Industry

Last week, Michele Leonhart, the head of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and a prominent critic of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington, made headlines when she suggested that marijuana legalization efforts could create new money-making opportunities for Mexico’s illegal …

States look to naloxone to cure America’s overdose epidemic

The last thing I remember is the sensation of sliding down against a wall. I woke up lying on my back in the emergency room, looking up at the faces of the doctors and nurses surrounding me. They had introduced naloxone into my IV. – Tim, Marin County, California<p>The death of actor Philip Seymour …

DOJ says cross on California war memorial should stay

The Justice Department says a 29-foot war memorial cross on a San Diego mountain is not an unconstitutional promotion of Christianity and should remain on federal property.<p>The Obama administration said an appeals court ruling declaring the cross on Mount Soledad a violation of the constitutional …

Exclusive: Key General Splits With Obama Over Ukraine

The commander of NATO is insisting that the West do more to protect Ukraine from a possible Russian invasion. But the Obama administration has other …

Russia ends broadcasts by Voice of America 'propaganda' tool

The Russian government has cut off broadcasts of Voice of America after a leading state media figure denounced the U.S. government-funded radio as "spam on our frequencies."<p>VOA's contract with the Russian media oversight agency wasn't renewed after it expired at the end of March because the Kremlin …

Accused shoe-thrower released

LAS VEGAS — A Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe some 60 feet toward Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared aware during questioning by U.S. Secret Service agents of the allegation against her, authorities said Friday.<p>Alison Michelle Ernst, 36, was given a misdemeanor disorderly conduct summons and …

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KARMA: What Goes Around Comes Around

KARMA: What Goes Around Comes Around added a new photo — with Ilicapi Namcal Leafar and 10 others.

Boyfriends who actually treat their girlfriends like princesses

Boyfriends who actually treat their girlfriends like princesses added a new photo — with Shipra Sahu and 35 others.

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