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Train trestle fire west of New Orleans disrupts Amtrak

A train trestle fire west of New Orleans is disrupting Amtrak passenger train service

The Latest: Rail bridge fire out, Amtrak service disrupted

A train trestle fire west of New Orleans has been extinguished

Gender Bias In Open-Source Coding May Be Tech's Latest Setback

Researchers looked at GitHub, a software repository, to see if there was proof of gender bias.

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Bottle of McDonald's Big Mac sauce sells for $95,000+ on eBay

McDonald's auctioned several bottle of their Big Mac sauce on eBay for charity. One of them sold for more than $95,000. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Egypt's Doctors Protest Police Brutality, Could Go On Partial Strike

After Egyptian police were accused of assaulting health professionals, a doctors union has issued a list of demands.

1,000 pages of Clinton emails released; 84 classifications

The State Department has released more than 1,000 new pages of Hillary Clinton's emails

Noise harder on children than adults, hinders how they learn

From the cacophony of day care to the buzz of TV and electronic toys, noise is more distracting to a child's brain than an adult's_ and new research shows it can hinder how youngsters learn

Greek farmers end blockade of central Athens in tax dispute

Greek farmers protesting planned tax hikes and pension changes have left a central Athens square where they had been camped out since Friday but vowed to keep protesting until the government listens

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Has Died At 79

Reports cite federal officials that say he died in his sleep of natural causes.

In victory or dissent, Scalia was a man of strong opinions

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not. He was a big personality who rather enjoyed the spotlight, and he did not often shy from controversy.

The Latest: Pope greets faithful on 1st full day in Mexico

Tens of thousands of cheering Mexicans have gathered outside the residence where Pope Francis is staying to send him off on his first full day in Mexico

Reality tempers optimism in coal country after court ruling

For the long-suffering communities that depend on coal, a recent Supreme Court ruling temporarily blocking greenhouse gas reductions was seen as a rare victory

5.1 and 3.9 magnitude earthquakes recorded in Oklahoma

The US Geological Survey records a 5.1 magnitude earthquake in northwestern Oklahoma, followed minutes later by a 3.9 magnitude temblor

Philae Lander Is Likely Silent Forever On The Dark Side Of A Comet

After two rough years in space, the Philae Comet Lander will likely never make contact with Earth again.

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Global warming will make flights longer

Global warming will make some flights longer and considering flying contributes to global warming, we could have a run-away train on our hands. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.

Breast-Feeding Mom Shares Moment With Orangutan At The Zoo

As a woman breast-fed her infant son at the Melbourne Zoo, a female orangutan approached them.

Court: Facebook can be sued in France in nude painting case

Facebook has lost a crucial legal battle as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of a famous 19th century nude painting

WHO reports rise of neurological disorder in Zika outbreak

The World Health Organization says the Guillain-Barre neurological disorder is on the rise in several Latin American countries that are also seeing an outbreak of the Zika virus

Main Street holds up as Wall Street struggles, for a change

A strengthening job market, low gasoline prices and rising home values are all helping consumers to spend more, even though stock markets on Wall Street and around the world are sputtering

Do I Need To Update Flash Player On My Computer?

The short answer is yes.

Pope opens Mexico visit after historic stop with patriarch

Pope Francis kicks off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with speeches to the country's political and ecclesial elites, riding in on the success of his historic meeting in Cuba with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church

102 pythons caught as state snake hunt enters final weekend

A state-sanctioned hunt on public lands for invasive Burmese pythons is about to end

Recaptured jail inmate says he never intended to harm anyone

The suspected mastermind of a three-man escape from a Southern California jail says he never intended to harm anyone during his eight days on the run

Top 3 Weirdest Places To Dine On Valentine's Day

Who says you need to go to a fancy, five-star restaurant to have a memorable Valentine's Day dinner?

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Trump's plan for Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump was asked by hosts on CBS This Morning what his plan was for Kim Jong-un. His response was both vague and concerning. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Severe Air Pollution Might Have Killed Millions Worldwide

New research suggests air pollution, both inside and outside the home, is the fourth leading contributor to deaths globally.