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How drones could help predict tornadoes

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A multi-million dollar science grant will help researchers look at new ways to predict severe weather in Oklahoma where 100 tornadoes struck in just the past year. Continue reading

The DraftKings Inc. app and FanDuel Inc. website are arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Fantasy sports companies DraftKings Inc. and FanDuel Inc. raised a total of $575 million in July from investors including KKR & Co., 21st Century Fox Inc. and Major League Baseball to attract players to games that pay out millions of dollars in cash prizes in daily contests. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Fantasy sports: gambling or skills-based fun?

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Online fantasy sports leagues have exploded in popularity as companies scramble to attract new players to the online betting forums, but the odds of making money are not in the average players’ favor.
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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads a campaign rally at the Derry Boys and Girls Club in Derry, New Hampshire February 3, 2016.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif - RTX25BFN

Presidential candidates look toward New Hampshire primary

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Even as candidates turn their attention to the approaching New Hampshire primary next week, controversy from Monday’s Iowa caucus results continued.
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New York Times runs never-before-published photos for Black History Month

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The New York Times has published a collection of never-before-seen photographs that help fill in the overall portrait of African-American culture and history. Continue reading

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Clinton and Cruz win Iowa caucuses

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Monday’s Iowa caucuses ended in victory for Republican Senator Ted Cruz and an extremely close win for Hillary Clinton in the Democratic race.
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