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The week in 33 photos

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:38:49 EDT
What a shot! 27 sports photos

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:14:24 EDT
National parks free this weekend

Looking for something free to do this weekend? Check out a national park.

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:29:19 EDT
Loving Chicago, despite it all

Despite its long list of wrongs, Chicago's residents say there's still a lot that's right with the city.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:40:24 EDT
Americans wary of futuristic tech

Americans are generally excited about the new technology they expect to see in their lifetimes. But when confronted with some advances that already appear possible -- from skies filled with drones to meat made in a lab -- they get nervous.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:56:15 EDT
'Modest hope' to slow warming

Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the century, even in an increasingly industrialized world, the top U.N. experts on the issue reported Sunday.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:54:36 EDT
Asian pollution could impact weather

A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean. Researchers further speculate that this could be driving freak winter weather in North America.

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:56:46 EDT
'Common sense' vs. the NRA

Michael Bloomberg and Shannon Watts say almost all Americans are ready for sensible gun laws, but politicians are cowed by the NRA. Everytown for Gun Safety will challenge the gun lobby and prove the politicians wrong.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:04:45 EDT
Thousands 'age out' of foster care

Rita Soronen: About 24,000 children each year turn 18 and are "aged out" of foster care; most of them put out alone into the world without a lifeline.

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:05:08 EDT
Google Glass: A wearable revolution

Google Glass is crazy fun, but don't worry if you missed your chance to buy a pair on Tuesday, when it went on sale to the public for $1,500.

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:47:13 EDT
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