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Uh-oh: Farmers' Almanac predicts a nasty 2013-2014 winter

Even worse, they say this year's Super Bowl will be snowy and stormy.<p>Start stocking up on heavy coats, flannel and thermal underwear. We may have …

Pictures: Battling the Yosemite Rim Fire

Firefighters battle the massive Rim Fire, one of the largest wildfires in recent California history, which menaces Yosemite National Park.

Noodle-Armed Deep-sea Squid Mystery Solved

New video shows deep-sea squid wiggle tentacle tips to attract their meals.<p><b>Many deep-sea squid actively grab their prey, sporting two muscular tentacles used to drag unsuspecting prey into their mouths.</b><p><b>But one squid species that lives down deep—the "wimp" of the proverbial playground—has limp</b> …

Why Are Chemical Weapon Attacks Different?

The chemical weapons attack alleged against the Syrian regime raises questions.<p><b>The White House is weighing military options in response to a chemical weapons attack allegedly carried out by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus. United Nations inspectors</b> …

How Does a Gas Mask Protect Against Chemical Warfare?

In Israel, people are scrambling to get gas masks in case of a possible attack.<p><b>Hundreds of Israelis are lining up outside local distribution centers this week to collect protective gas masks following a series of reported chemical weapons attacks in Syria. If the United States does intervene in</b> …

Oldest-Known Wild Bear in the World Dies in Minnesota at Almost 40 Years of Age

Changing Planet<p>The world’s oldest-known wild bear has died of natural causes in the Chippewa National forest near Marcell, which is about 28 miles north of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.<p>Black bears range through much of the northeastern part of the state, which is comprised of mostly coniferous …

This Is The Molecule Responsible For Stress

Now scientists can create drugs to fit inside its structure precisely.<p>This little molecule is what stress looks like.<p>Researchers from Heptares Therapeutics, a drug company, have discovered the 3-D structure of a protein receptor that mediates our response to stress, according to a new study in …

Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro found hanging in cell

The Cleveland man who kidnapped three women and sexually assaulted them for nearly a decade in his basement was found dead in his jail cell Tuesday night after an apparent suicide.<p>A statement from the Ohio Department of Corrections said Ariel Castro, 53, was found hanging in his cell at the …

Jury awards N.Y. woman $280G in N-Word case

The lawyer for a black woman whose hostile workplace claim against a black boss's n-word rant produced a $280,000 jury award says she hopes the case teaches society something.<p>"It's the most offensive word in the English language," attorney Marjorie M. Sharpe said outside federal court in Manhattan …

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Top 10 Happiest, Healthiest Cities in America

People who live on the Greek island of Ikaria are three times more likely to reach age 90 than the rest of us--they work hard, eat well, nap, have …

'Fifty Shades' Movie Casts Charlie Hunnam as Christian Grey, Dakota Johnson as Anastasia

The movie adaptation of the best-selling erotic novel "50 Shades of Grey" has cast the role of Christian Grey and his leading lady Anastasia.<p>"Sons of …