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Video shows tiny, fierce anglerfish with 'flashlight' on its head.


Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:42:01 -0500
Teens tweet gross lunches, say #thanksmichelleobama

Michelle Obama gets blamed over Twitter for a whole lot of gross school lunches.


Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:52:09 -0500
3.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Dallas-Fort Worth

The 3.3 magnitude quake was centered near Irving, according to the USGS.


Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:22:49 -0500
Racial gap in U.S. arrest rates: 'Staggering disparity'

Nearly 1,600 places had arrest rates more lopsided than Ferguson, Mo.


Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:24:57 -0500
Today in History for November 23rd

Highlights of this day in history: UN war crimes panel to try Slobodan Milosevic for genocide in Bosnia; Ukraine's Viktor Yushchenko declares win in disputed vote; 'Life' first hits newsstands; Singer Enrico Caruso makes American debut. (Nov. 23)


Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:21:14 -0500
Homes for sale rekindle Madison, Tenn.'s music history

Col. Tom Parker's office, and homes of Maybelle Carter and Hank Snow are on the market.


Sat, 22 Nov 2014 23:08:19 -0500
Check your county: Arrest rates by race

Blacks are far more likely to be arrested than people of other races, and in some places, dramatically so.


Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:26:11 -0500
The case of the disappearing rabbits

The snowshoe hare's decline in Michigan is tied to climate change.


Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:51:47 -0500
Raw: Ferguson quiet ahead of grand jury decision

Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old, even as a decision seemed unlikely this weekend. (Nov. 22)


Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:53:27 -0500
After 53 years, mother confesses: 'I killed that baby'

Her daughter wonders if that was the only killing.


Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:47:31 -0500
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