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Archaeologist Khaled al-Asaad was killed in Palmyra, Syria, after he reportedly refused to answer ISIS's questions about where ancient artifacts were hidden.
Aug. 19, 2015
The FBI investigation into the Clinton email controversy could soon go beyond whether classified information passed through the private server she used as secretary of state.
Aug. 19, 2015
To encourage healthy eating, Cleveland Clinic will no longer tempt employees, patients and visitors to its cafeteria with McDonald's burgers and fries. The fast-food chain's lease isn't being renewed.
Aug. 19, 2015
Does legalization of marijuana mean more drivers will have the drug in their system? New data from Washington state says yes, but does that mean pot has caused more accidents? The answer is not clear.
Aug. 19, 2015
A sinkhole engulfed a sleeping Florida man in 2013 and he was never seen again. Today, a new sinkhole has formed in the very same place.
Aug. 19, 2015
Australia suffered through a truly epic drought. And it survived. But some of Australia's solutions — like a free market for water — may be too radical for the Golden State.
Aug. 19, 2015
Nick Bain, 17, was in class one day when he calculated only "two-and-a-half to three hours" was actually useful instruction. So he decided to go out on his own to learn.
Aug. 19, 2015
Thai police say the suspect's appearance suggests he could be from the Middle East or Europe. A spokesperson says that investigators think there were two other accomplices, according to Reuters.
Aug. 19, 2015
A voucher that can get a drug through the Food and Drug Administration faster was created to reward companies that develop medicines for neglected diseases. The market for vouchers is heating up.
Aug. 19, 2015
The self-deprecating host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show says it took a few months to get comfortable in his new role. "People are holding your feet to the fire immediately," he says.
Aug. 19, 2015
So here it is — only it turns out that it won't be 100 percent finished until someone buys this high point of haberdashery.
Aug. 19, 2015
The Drinkable Book has water filters in each page. Tear out a page, pour dirty water over it and bacteria will be killed. But is this the best way to clean up the developing world's water supply?
Aug. 19, 2015
Stokes represented Ohio for 15 terms. He also served as chairman of the House select committee investigating the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr.
Aug. 19, 2015
Beloit College's annual "mindset list" aims to show professors which cultural and historical references are outdated and will supposedly bewilder incoming college students.
Aug. 19, 2015
To investigate whether norovirus particles might form an infectious aerosol spray when a sick person vomits, researchers built a simulator that uses Jell-O instant pudding in explosive experiments.
Aug. 19, 2015
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, 28, was appointed to serve as an outreach and recruitment director for presidential personnel.
Aug. 19, 2015
She played opposite some of Hollywood's biggest names, including Bing Crosby and Elvis Presley. Her breakout role was in the 1960s Batman TV series starring Adam West.
Aug. 19, 2015
Fogle also is expected to plead guilty to distributing and receiving child pornography. Fogle faces two federal charges that together could carry up to 50 years in prison.
Aug. 19, 2015
Ten years after the hurricane, the New Orleans area has returned to the same slow, stable population growth that existed before the storm.
Aug. 19, 2015
Security analysts say the huge data dump may include the account details of more than 30 million users of AshleyMadison.com and its companion site EstablishedMen.com
Aug. 19, 2015

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