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Hawaii Police Won't Get to Have Sex With Prostitutes Anymore

Cops in Hawaii working prostitution busts can’t have sex with their targets anymore.<p>Police in The Aloha State signaled this week that they’re willing …

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Tigers slaughtered in show of social stature for Guangdong businessmen

Police seize body of freshly killed tiger and discover video evidence of electrocution and torture after raid in Zhanjiang<p>More than 10 tigers have been killed as "visual feasts" in China to entertain officials and rich business people, state media reported.<p>Police in the port city of Zhanjiang, in …

Jordan Graham sentenced for pushing husband off cliff

<b>A woman in the US state of Montana who admitted shoving her husband off a cliff eight days into their marriage has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.</b><p>Jordan Linn Graham, 22, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in December and faced up to a life sentence.<p>Cody Johnson, 25, fell to his death in …

Asteroid Stuns Astronomers With Its Planet-like Icy Rings

Planets might reckon they’re the only ones big enough to pull off their own set of rings, but a cosmic collision has changed all that by giving the asteroid Chariklo two rings of icy debris.<p>Astronomers have previously only seen rings of material around giant worlds like Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune and …

Medical First: 3-D Printed Skull Successfully Implanted in Woman

Another day, another advance in 3-D printing technology.<p>Doctors in the Netherlands report that they have for the first time successfully replaced most of a human’s skull with a 3-D printed plastic one — and likely saved a woman's life in the process.<p>The 23-hour surgery took place three months ago …

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America Is The Only Country Where A Child Can Be Sentenced To Life Behind Bars

The United States is the only country in the world that sentences juveniles -- individuals younger than 18 years old -- to life in prison without parole. On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union and Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute argued in front of the Inter-American Commission …

Airport Workers Busted for Stealing from Passengers’ Luggage

At LAX, one of the world’s busiest airports, 14 current and former airport workers have been detained, accused of swiping valuables.


West Nile virus may have met its match: tobacco

A drug made inside tobacco plants neutralizes West Nile virus in mice<p>Some people think of tobacco as a drug, whereas others think of it as a therapy — or both. But for the most part, it's hard to find people who think of the tobacco plant in terms of its medical applications. Qiang Chen, an …

Born From The Border, Tijuana Grows In New Ways

Tijuana is itself a creation of the border. The borderline was drawn here in 1848, as the United States completed its conquest of the present-day American Southwest. The border, along with the growth of San Diego and Los Angeles, gave Tijuana a reason to be.<p>Border security is ever-present here. The …

Could NASA's 2015 budget leave Mars rover Opportunity high and dry?

NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity recently passed its 10th anniversary exploring the Red Planet and embarked on what scientists called a brand new mission, but the trusty little rover’s funding has been thrust onto uncertain terrain.<p>In the $17.5-billion 2015 budget proposal, NASA’s core budget includes …

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Infographic: Autism Rate Soars in Study

The CDC study surveyed 11 states where rates varied from 1 in 45 children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in New Jersey to 1 in 175 children in Alabama. While the rate has been surging over the last decade, there is no definitive explanation behind the increase. Experts believe some of it …


Fidel Castro Appears for a Visit From Vietnamese P.M.

In these handout photos released by Cuban official website on March 27, former Cuban President Fidel Castro is shown with during a visit by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on March 26, 2014 in Havana. Tan Dung is in Cuba in a three-day official visit.


Court Upholds Texas Abortion Law

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