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New York real estate developer John Tishman dies at age 90

A builder whose company worked on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Century City complex in Los Angeles and Walt Disney's EPCOT center in Florida among other high-profile developments has died

Radioactive material found in groundwater below nuke plant

A radioactive material has been detected in the groundwater below a nuclear power plant north of New York City

Some Trees Might Slow Climate Change Better Than Others

New research suggests that simply planting more trees might not be the best way to fight global warming.

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Cavemen ate better than you think

Cavemen may have eaten much better than we thought. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Violence Forces Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Toward Turkish Border

Violence in Syria's northwest city of Aleppo has pushed out thousands of refugees who are heading north to the now-closed Turkish border.

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App launched with uniquely African emojis

App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis with characters dressed in traditional African attire and captions using local phrases

Colombia: 3,177 pregnant women with Zika; no microcephaly

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos says there's no evidence that Zika has caused any cases of the birth defect known as microcephaly in his country, though it has diagnosed 3,177 pregnant women with the virus

2 dead, 1 badly hurt in explosion at Spanish biodiesel plant

Emergency services say an explosion at a biodiesel plant in eastern Spain has killed two people and left one survivor seriously injured

The Latest: Trump rejoining rivals for final NH debate

It's the final debate before the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, and Donald Trump is rejoining his Republican presidential rivals on the stage

Jewish group condemns far-right WWII remembrance in Hungary

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has condemned a far-right commemoration in Hungary of a World War II battle at which speakers lauded a wartime pro-Nazi Hungarian leader

Flight 93 Memorial report cites contributing factors to fire

The National Parks Service says an investigation has failed to determine the cause of a 2014 fire that struck the Flight 93 National Memorial in western Pennsylvania but identified factors believed to have contributed to the blaze

'Bonnie and Clyde' suspect booked into Florida jail

The surviving suspect in a multistate crime spree has been booked into a Florida jail

Why No One On TV Wants To Say 'Super Bowl'

Why are so many TV hosts and advertisers calling Sunday's matchup "the big game" instead of the Super Bowl?

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Experiment could mean big step towards nuclear fusion

An experiment in Germany could be a large step in the direction of giving the world the clean, seemingly endless energy that would be nuclear fusion. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Women Report Sexual Assaults At German Carnival, Including A TV Anchor

Reports of sexual assaults at Germany's Carnival celebrations were high. One TV anchor said she was assaulted during a live broadcast.

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Obama to seek double funding for clean energy R&D by 2020

President Barack Obama said Saturday that he'll ask Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020

Tests show few high lead readings in Ohio village's water

Ohio regulators say lead levels in tap water have been below the federal allowable limit in 96 percent of the samples tested this past week in a northeast Ohio village

Portugal buys 50 percent of TAP airline for $2.1 million

The Portuguese government says it has agreed to buy back 50 percent of the country's carrier TAP Air Portugal for 1.9 million euros ($2.1 million)

People Who've Passed The Bar Are More Likely To Drink At The Bar

About 20 percent of workers in this profession are more likely to reach for the bottle than the average American.

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Somali official: Bomb blew hole in passenger jet

Somali official: Bomb blew hole in jetliner, killing 1 and forcing plane to make emergency landing in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu

Man accused of IS-inspired plot to attack Detroit church

Federal authorities accuse a 21-year-old Michigan man of supporting Islamic State militants and plotting to attack a Detroit church

3 people believed aboard 2 planes that collided off LA

One small plane with two men aboard and another plane with one woman aboard have collided over the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles, setting off a major search that has yet to turn up any survivors or dead, the U.S. Coast Guard said

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Wrong number on jury summons has people calling sex hotline

A Mississippi court made a mistake when listing a phone number for people to call regarding their jury summons. It had people calling a sex hotline. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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North Korea Has Moved Up Its Rocket Launch Despite Criticism

North Korea says its upcoming rocket launch is purely scientific, but some outside officials, including those from China, don't see it that way.

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