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Official: All 5 troops killed in Afghanistan bombing were Americans

Five troops killed in a suicide bombing this weekend at a military base in eastern Afghanistan were members of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division, a senior U.S. military official

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Mystery illnesses In Louisiana linked to BP Oil Spill?

The Intel Hub By Michelle Jones April 17th, 2011 According to a recent RSOE report, there is an unidentified disease in the state of Louisiana. When you take a closer

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Croatian generals convicted of war crimes, crimes against humanity

The International Criminal Court for the former Yugoslavia announced Friday that it had convicted two Croatian generals of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Ante Gotovina, who commanded Croatia’s Split

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DRC gorillas increase despite war, census finds

Despite years of chaotic warfare in and around their habitat in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the population of a group of Grauer’s gorillas has grown, researchers say. Researchers from

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Humpback whales changing their tunes, study finds

Whether to keep up with keep up the coolest tunes or to stand out from the crowd, male humpback whales change their songs over time, researchers in Australia report. Researchers

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FAA’s air traffic control chief resigns, administrator says

  The Federal Aviation Administration official in charge of operating the air traffic control system has resigned amid revelations that several controllers have fallen asleep on the job this year,

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Gotta Watch: Sleepy politicians

In light of Vice President Joe Biden’s recent napping episode caught on cam here, we thought we’d dig up some of our best naptime videos featuring your favorite sleepy politicians.

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New York, San Diego no longer have white majorities

New census data confirm that some major metropolitan areas flipped from majority white to majority populations of minorities during the past decade. White people are now in the minority in

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2 adults arrested in lemonade stand heist

A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with the robbery of a lemonade stand that was raising money for a child’s medical treatment. Gage Turner, 20, was

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American detained in North Korea, State Department officials say

  An American man has been detained by North Korean authorities, two State Department officials told CNN. The State Department is working with the Swedish Embassy in Pyongang, the North