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They're photographed in front of Asian scenes, a beach, Disneyland. It's a fictional film called Butter Lamp. And it has a real message.
February 21, 2015
Negotiations with unions had been stalled for nine months; the dispute has snarled recent traffic at the facilities, which handle $1 trillion in cargo each year.
February 20, 2015
A suit worn by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he met President Obama is up for auction. The suit, which has the Prime Minister's name in pinstripes is expected to fetch more than $200,000.
February 20, 2015
The suspension follows an opinion from a family court that Busch likely abused hi ex-girlfriend. During the hearing, Busch tried to refute the claims by saying his ex was a trained assassin.
February 20, 2015
A new study published in Science looked at thousands of marine animals over a 540-million-year evolutionary span. Their conclusion: Most of them got larger.
February 20, 2015
The teenagers left home on Tuesday and took a flight to Turkey. Authorities suspect they are headed to Syria, lured by Islamic State militants.
February 20, 2015
President Viktor Poroshenko, speaking on the one-year anniversary of a bloody day of protests leading up to his predecessor's ouster, accuses the Kremlin of organizing snipers who killed dozens.
February 20, 2015
The test is as simple as a pregnancy test. So it could help health workers find and stop new outbreaks more quickly. But it doesn't catch every case and still requires some lab equipment.
February 20, 2015
A study argues that the density of restaurants and large-scale food retailers in parts of the U.S. has been a major factor in the rise of obesity. But some see it as a "chicken-and-egg" problem.
February 20, 2015
In the 2015 season, baseball fans can expect to see new clocks ticking down the seconds in MLB stadiums — and for batters to keep at least one foot in the batter's box more often.
February 20, 2015
The White House will ask a higher court to allow Obama's executive actions to take effect, while the case is in court. A federal judge in Texas ruled Obama overstepped his authority.
February 20, 2015
The air temperature at Niagara Falls is so cold that the water and mist coming off the falls is frozen in place.
February 20, 2015
Eye drops are unpleasant, and they don't do a great job of delivering medication to the eye. A superthin wafer that slowly dispenses medication and then dissolves is a promising replacement.
February 20, 2015
The new app, called YouTube Kids, is due to be released Monday. It will offer original episodes of popular shows such as Sesame Street.
February 20, 2015
From the Dakotas to Florida and down the East Coast, the 'Siberian Express' has much of the U.S. locked in a frigid bear hug.
February 20, 2015
The Labor secretary has intervened in the negotiations and the ongoing labor dispute is hitting U.S. businesses.
February 20, 2015
Some think of resilience as a solo act. But the villagers of Barkedu are helping each other move forward in the wake of tragedy. Psychologist Jack Saul shares insights into "community resilience."
February 20, 2015
From a nearby mountain, Kurdish forces can see Mosul, a key strategic hub. An Iraqi-led assault on the city is planned in coming months. For now, the frustrated men hold their territory and train.
February 20, 2015
From a nearby mountain, Kurdish forces can see Mosul, a key strategic hub. An Iraqi-led assault on the city is planned in coming months. For now, the frustrated men hold their territory and train.
February 20, 2015
Last fall, a federal jury found McDonnell and her husband guilty in a corruption trial that hinged on taking gifts and loans from a vitamin entrepreneur in exchange for favors.
February 20, 2015

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