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DNR: Late Seasonal Fish Kill Not Cause For Concern

7 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A stinky and unsightly problem is washing ashore in Twin Cities lakes: thousands of dead fish. But officials say it's nothing to worry about. As the water warms...
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Stem the student mental-health crisis

10 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

As the spring semester comes to a close on college campuses and students depart for internships and jobs, and otherwise while away the summer, a cloud will hover over colleges...
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Arctic Norway island wants to be 'time-free' during summer

13 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Residents on an Arctic Norwegian island with 69 days of constant light in the summer say they want to go "time-free" and be more flexible with school and...
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UN record: 71 million people forcibly displaced in 2018

15 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

The world's population of forcibly displaced people surged by 2 million in 2018 to reach a new record, UN figures show.
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One day of employment a week is all we need for mental health benefits

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Latest research finds up to eight hours of paid work a week significantly boosts mental health and life satisfaction. However, researchers found little evidence that any more...
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Trump to announce presidential reelection bid in Florida

1 day ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

ORLANDO - President Donald Trump has arrived in Orlando, Florida, where he is set to kick off his reelection campaign with a rally. Campaign advisers say Trump will seek to...
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For Taylor Swift, Is Ego Stronger Than Pride?

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Three writers discuss her “You Need to Calm Down” video, which is populated with L.G.B.T.Q. celebrities. Not everyone sees it as a celebration.
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Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida

1 day ago   |   Time

Opponents of President Donald Trump's reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will...
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Monitoring biodiversity with sound: How machines can enrich our knowledge

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

Ecologists have long relied on their senses when it comes to recording animal populations and species diversity. However, modern programmable sound recording devices are now...
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The Globe Is Going Gray Fast, U.N. Says in New Forecast

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The latest population projection from the United Nations said fertility rates globally were declining while the percentage of older people was rising rapidly.
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Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

Study: More American women are using marijuana while pregnant

While the health effects of marijuana on a fetus have not yet been established, they could include developmental problems and low birth weight, according to the U.S. Centers... Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Man arrested for running over pregnant woman, 2-year-old son, police say

Police in Jefferson City, Tennessee, have arrested a man they say intentionally ran over a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son. Read more ...

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

David Ortiz was not the intended target in murder-for-hire plot, prosecutor says

Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesday that David Ortiz was not the intended target of the murder-for-hire plot that led to the former Red Sox star being shot. Read more ...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators...

Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning...

Pittsburgh resident, Syrian man arrested on terrorism charges after planning attack on Christian church

Complaint alleges Syrian man plotted attacks in name of ISIS Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview

White House attorneys are objecting to all questions related to the White House, Democrats say, all the way down to where Hicks sat in the West Wing. Read more ...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn off during walk

"Olaf walked over a mile on the Fish Trap Trail before his owner realized his pads were burned, and even then he wasn't whining or limping!" Read more ...

People in water at Myrtle Beach unaware of sharks lurking inches away

People in water at Myrtle Beach unaware of sharks lurking inches away

Terrifying photos show sharks just inches away from people standing in the water. Read more ...