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  • Memphis

    Aug 1, 2015

    Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

    Memphis Police Officer Shot and Killed During Traffic Stop

    A Memphis police officer was shot and killed during a traffic stop Saturday evening, and authorities were hunting for the gunman, officials said. Police said the officer was conducting a traffic stop at around 9...

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  • Aug 1, 2015

    Obama to Impose Steeper Emissions Cuts on U.S. Power Plants

    Obama to Impose Steeper Emissions Cuts on U.S. Power Plants

    President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the...

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  • empire state building

    Aug 1, 2015

    Empire State Building Shines Light on Endangered Species

    The landmark Empire State Building, known for its stunning light displays, shined brightly with digital light projections of the world’s endangered species Saturday evening. The show was billed as a first-of-it...

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  • hot car deaths

    Jul 31, 2015

    Advocates Want More Done to Curb Hot Car Deaths

    Advocates Want More Done to Curb Hot Car Deaths

    Hot car deaths are down for the year, but that isn’t stopping parents from looking for long-term solutions to an all-too-familiar situation. On the eve of National Heatstroke Prevention and Awareness Day,...

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  • Aug 1, 2015

    Authorities Restrict Hunting After Cecil's Killing

    Authorities Restrict Hunting After Cecil's Killing

    Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists was killed, and is investigating the killing of another lion in April that may have been illegal,...

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  • legionnaires

    Jul 31, 2015

    Climate Change Could Be Culprit in Rise of Legionnaires' Cases

    Climate Change Could Be Culprit in Rise of Legionnaires' Cases

    The number of reported cases of Legionnaires’ disease is on the rise in the United States and researchers say the increase could be partly a result of climate change. More than three times as many cases of...

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  • NASA

    Aug 1, 2015

    Obama Tweets to NASA Astronaut if He Ever 'Freaks Out'

    Obama Tweets to NASA Astronaut if He Ever 'Freaks Out'

    The last person astronaut Scott Kelly expected to get a message from while spending a year in the International Space Station is the president of the United States.

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  • Hitchbot

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    Hitchhiking Robot Meets Its End on Cross-Country Trip

    Hitchhiking Robot Meets Its End on Cross-Country Trip

    A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in Philadelphia, its creators said Saturday.

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  • limo crash

    Aug 1, 2015

    Limo Crash Leaves 11 Injured

    Limo Crash Leaves 11 Injured

    Eleven adults were injured, five critically, when a stretch limousine crashed with two others cars in northern Los Angeles County on Saturday night, officials said.

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