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Nations Agree To Establish World's Largest Marine Reserve In Antarctica

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 07:49:00 -0400

At 600,000 square miles, the sanctuary covers an area twice the size of Texas and is known as polar "Garden of Eden." This unanimous agreement is the result of years of negotiations.

4 Myths About School Bullying And The 'Trump Effect'

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:07:23 -0400

Hillary Clinton has just proposed a $500 million initiative to help states combat bullying. Here are some things you should know.

7 Of The Most Eyebrow-Raising Campaign Ads From Across The Country

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:00:23 -0400

Some down-ballot candidates are really embracing the non-traditional feel of this election year, especially when it comes to their advertisements.

5 Questions About Early Voting, Answered

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0400

Early voting makes casting your vote way easier, but it might not boost turnout at all.

Do Parents Invade Children's Privacy When They Post Photos Online?

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:00:23 -0400

The kids look so darned cute in that photo, it's hard not to post it online for all too see. But there are privacy risks to sharing children's images, and children often don't want the exposure.

Pope Francis Reaches Out To Honor The Man Who Splintered Christianity

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:29:00 -0400

Martin Luther created one of Christianity's greatest rifts when he denounced the Catholic Church in 1517. But Pope Francis is taking part in the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

Plane Carrying GOP V.P. Nominee Mike Pence Skids Off LaGuardia Runway

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 02:48:00 -0400

A runway is closed while investigators look into why the charter jet carrying Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and more than 40 others slid off the runway Thursday night while landing at LaGuardia Airport.

Jury Awards Former Penn State Assistant Football Coach $7.3 Million

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:28:00 -0400

Mike McQueary testified in the defamation case that he had reported seeing another former coach, Jerry Sandusky, abusing a boy. McQueary says he was fired in retaliation for helping investigators.

Roommate Pleads Guilty In Rutgers Suicide Case

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:07:00 -0400

Dharun Ravi accepted a plea deal after courts overturned his original conviction. Tyler Clementi killed himself after secret video taken by Ravi of Clementi kissing a man was shown to other students.

Defendants In Oregon Wildlife Refuge Occupation Found Not Guilty

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:42:00 -0400

Brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy still face charges stemming from an armed standoff in 2014 with federal agents at their father's ranch in Nevada.

Oregon Occupation Unites Native American Tribes To Save Their Land

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:00:00 -0400

In the wake of the Ammon Bundy wildlife refuge trial, Native Americans are refocusing national attention on the ancestral rights their tribes hold to federal lands in the West.

Qualcomm Spends Big Money To Get In The Car (Chip) Business

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:29:00 -0400

The smartphone chipmaker has agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion. The deal allows Qualcomm to rely less on the smartphone industry. NXP makes semiconductors for cars.

This Bird Can Remain Airborne For 10 Months Straight

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:38:00 -0400

These birds fly from Europe to sub-Saharan Africa, but they don't touch down on the continent. Researchers say new findings raise questions about "when and to what extent swifts need to sleep."

Obama Urges A Boost In IT Spending To Secure Federal Computers

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:14:00 -0400

Protecting decades-old systems from hackers is like "trying to put air bags into an old car," the government's chief information officer says. The administration proposes $3.1 billion in upgrades.

Police Evict Dakota Pipeline Protesters

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:10:00 -0400

Police officers, some of them in riot gear, removed protesters who refused to leave private land in North Dakota where a pipeline is supposed to be built.