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Scientists bid farewell to the first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change

46 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

Scientists say they are bidding farewell to Okjökull , the first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change, in a funeral of sorts. Researchers will gather Sunday in...
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Final stones added to Boston Marathon bombing memorial

Final stones added to Boston Marathon bombing memorial

1 hour ago   |   WMUR

The stones were gathered from sites around the city that have meaning for each victim's family.
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From The Archives: Remembering Hurricane Bob

From The Archives: Remembering Hurricane Bob

1 hour ago   |   WMUR

Hurricane Bob made landfall in New England on this day in 1991, bringing very strong winds, huge storm surge and torrential rain. No hurricane has made landfall in New England...
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New lipid signaling target may improve T cell immunotherapy

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

T cell immunotherapy uses the immune system to kill cancer cells. To increase the efficacy of this new treatment, researchers aimed to discover a master regulator of T cell...
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California's Forgotten Confederate History

2 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Earlier this month, the last major Confederate monument in California came down. It was a curious one: a nine-foot granite pillar in an Orange County cemetery, bearing the...
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Berlin memorial to gay victims of Nazis vandalized

3 hours ago   |   ABC News

Berlin police say a central memorial to the Nazis' homosexual victims has been vandalized
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Readers sound off on a longtime Voicer, Nazi salutes and gun sales

10 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

In memory of a longtime Voicer Massapequa, L.I.: A close friend of mine, with whom I worked with in the firehouse across the street from the World Trade Center, had a mother...
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‘Read Receipts' On: Two Dystopian Novels Predict the Surveillance State

19 hours ago   |   NY Times

Caleb Crain's “Overthrow” and Yoko Ogawa's “The Memory Police” tell of not-too-distant futures in which our entire lives are monitored.
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Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland

23 hours ago   |   Time

It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade...
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Fundraiser For St. Cloud State Committed Cross Country Runner Severely Injured In Crash

1 day ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A cross country star's collegiate dreams were drastically changed in an instant after a car crash on Aug. 1 in Forest Lake. Eighteen-year-old Jesse Overland...
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There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't stopped, authorities say

Authorities say they foiled three potential mass shootings this weekend after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out. Read more ...

Crazy video: Driver loses control, crashes through fence during Zombie...

Crazy video: Driver loses control, crashes through fence during Zombie School Bus races

Dramatic video shows a racing school bus lose control and crash in Indiana. Read more ...

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Way to go, Diesel! Read more ...

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD cop Daniel Panatelo has been fired for causing the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday. O'Neill's widely expected decision... Read more ...

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border

That's some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipment of jalapeños, officials said... Read more ...

Nebraska, Iowa, Iowa State make Top 25 teams in The Associated Press...

Nebraska, Iowa, Iowa State make Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll

Congratulations to Nebraska, Iowa and Iowa State for making the top 25 in the Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll. Read more ...

Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Says Fed Must Help The Economy

Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Says Fed Must Help The Economy

The Trump administration pushed back hard against warnings of an economic slowdown. But the president is also calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again to help... Read more ...

AP Top 25: Clemson's No. 1 ranking adds another layer to Alabama rivalry

AP Top 25: Clemson's No. 1 ranking adds another layer to Alabama rivalry

Clemson's preseason No. 1 ranking adds yet another level of competition with Alabama heading into 2019. Read more ...

Wisconsin reinstates Quintez Cephus after he's cleared of sexual assault charges

Wisconsin reinstates Quintez Cephus after he's cleared of sexual assault charges

Cephus was reinstated Monday after he was cleared of sexual assault charges. Wisconsin had expelled him last semester. Read more ...

Ohio State names Justin Fields starting QB

Ohio State names Justin Fields starting QB

Fields transferred from Georgia this winter after throwing for 328 yards and four touchdowns in 12 games with the Bulldogs. Read more ...