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Obama Sent 80 Troops to Search for the Missing Nigerian Girls With a Predator Drone

The president informed Congress today that approximately 80 “combat-armed” U.S. service members have been sent to North Africa to assist in the …

Notable Lives in Pictures

Sandy Hook in Pictures One Year Later

Pope Francis, The People’s Pope

On the edge of Buenos Aires is a nothing little street called Pasaje C, a shot of dried mud leading into a slum from what passes for a main road, the …

'Selfie': 2013's word of the year

LONDON -- In what was described as an unusually unanimous decision, "selfie" has been chosen as word of the year by the publishers of the Oxford English Dictionary, beating out "twerk" and a host of other Internet and social-media-related terms, such as "bitcoin," that have exploded onto the verbal …

Doctor Who fans watch 50th anniversary special

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1029000/1029148_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524619714_ea8be257ebb26ab6f72c73fb0172640e<p><b>Doctor Who fans have praised the show's 50th anniversary episode as "epic" and "phenomenal".</b><p>The Day of the Doctor was broadcast in 94 countries at the …

Eurozone comes out of recession

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1002000/1002651_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524662553_583410e79cc58da238ae79513f07a2f9<p><b>The eurozone has emerged from recession after a record 18 months of economic contraction.</b><p>The bloc's GDP grew by 0.3% in the second quarter of 2013, …

Roger Ebert, Legendary Film Critic, Dies

Roger Ebert, the legendary film critic, died today, his long-time employer, <i>The Chicago Sun-Times</i> is reporting.<p>Ebert had been wrestling with cancer for years. Over his life, he was treated for salivary gland cancer, thyroid cancer and cancer of the jawbone. In 2006, Ebert lost his jaw and with it, …

US doctors cure child born with HIV

Doctors in the US have made medical history by effectively curing a child born with HIV, the first time such a case has been documented.<p>The infant, who is now two and a half, needs no medication for HIV, has a normal life expectancy and is highly unlikely to be infectious to others, doctors believe.<p>…

Surprisingly Close Star System Discovered

Changing Planet<p>Looks like astronomers may have new hunting grounds to search for exoplanets , and it’s close– in fact it’s just in our local interstellar neighborhood. A new-found star system at only 6.5 light years away now ranks as the third nearest to our solar system and the closest to be …

Verdict issued on skeleton found in parking lot: It's King Richard III

Experts say DNA analysis supports their claim that the bones dug up last year under a parking lot in the English city of Leicester are the last mortal remains of England's King Richard III.<p>"It's the academic conclusion of the University of Leicester that beyond reasonable doubt the individual …

Archaeology

This Is The Tiniest And Thus Most Adorable Planet We've Ever Seen

It's barely larger than our moon--though considering its surface temperature, you may not want to move to this cute planet anytime soon.<p>NASA announced a fun new finding from its Kepler mission today--the smallest planet we've ever seen, and it's orbiting a sun that resembles our own. It orbits a …

Al Roker Yells At Obama And Biden; Drops Microphone After Shaking Hands With Biden At Inaugural Parade [VIDEO]

"Today" show co-host Al Roker could not contain his enthusiasm at the inaugural parade on Monday afternoon, dropping his microphone after getting to …

4 Traits of Effective Learners

Whether or not you’re a student who just headed back to school, everyone should strive to learn new things throughout their lives. Unfortunately, …

15 TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

Feel like getting inspired, motivated or just looking for a feel-good cry? Then look no further. There's no better way to start your day than with a …

Raspberry Lime Sangria Popsicles

1<p>Add the 6 ounces of raspberries to a small sauce pan, sneaking a few. I mean, raspberries are freaking in season and these organic berries are …