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Science Dec 02Why the Paris talks won’t prevent 2 degrees of global warming
Only one action could prevent the world from surpassing 2 degrees of global warming, but does this benchmark even matter?…
Arts Nov 118 things you didn’t know about Charles Schulz and ‘Peanuts’
"Peanuts" creator Charles Schulz knew the real-life Charlie Brown, and other things that might surprise you about the popular comic strip.
Nation Oct 27One California police department trades batons for nunchucks
A martial arts weapon, the nunchaku or nunchucks, renowned for knocking out Bruce Lee’s adversaries, has increasingly popularized within America’s police forces.
Nation Sep 25U.S. corporations give millions for refugees, but billions more needed
As the Syrian refugee crisis has transcended borders and minds, a growing number of U.S. corporations have reached into their pocketbooks and outward to public spheres of influence to assist with the humanitarian food efforts.
World Aug 07North Korea wants to create new time zone, ‘Pyongyang time’
North Korea, an isolationist country consumed by the legacy of its family dynasty, now wants to turn back the time as well.
Nation Jul 22From the Hindenburg to Marilyn Monroe, 10 moments from the new archival footage released to YouTube
The Associated Press and British Movietone are uploading more than 550,000 clips to YouTube that feature news events dating back to 1895, becoming the largest collection of archival news content on the video sharing website.
Nation Jul 17Officials reach partial settlement in DOJ lawsuit against Arizona sheriff
The Board of Supervisors for Maricopa County, Arizona, voted to settle parts of a lawsuit on Wednesday brought on by the Justice Department against Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Office alleging abuse of power and discriminatory practices toward Hispanics.
Nation Jul 08World Cup champs become first women’s team to get NYC ticker-tape parade
New York City will host one of its famous ticker-tape parades on Friday to celebrate the U.S. women’s national soccer team, who won their third FIFA World Cup title on Sunday.
Science Jun 307 things to know about tonight’s leap second
Like Taco Tuesdays? Well, thanks to a leap second, this one just got a little longer.
World Jun 25Pope Francis addresses marriage, says separation is sometimes ‘morally necessary’
Speaking to the masses in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis articulated a more accepting tone toward marital separation.