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Scientists share their 'gravitational waves' excitement

Researchers at Georgia Tech tell us about their excitement with the discovery of gravitational waves and what's next.

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Half Of Retiring Senators Are Registering As Lobbyists

More outgoing senators and representatives are registering as lobbyists than ever before. There are rules to prevent it, but also a lot of loopholes.

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Police called to home of 'affluenza' teen's dad, no charges

Authorities say officers were called to the residence of "affluenza teen" Ethan Couch's father to investigate claims that he attacked his girlfriend, but she refused to cooperate and no charges have been filed

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.

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Belief In A 'Punishing' God Might've Helped Societies Get Bigger

A new study argues people who believe in a punitive higher-power are more cooperative with distant strangers who share the same beliefs.

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Ellen DeGeneres Leads Effort To Raise Over $500K For Detroit School

On her show, Ellen DeGeneres recently announced big donations by Lowe’s and Justin Bieber for Spain Elementary-Middle School in Detroit.

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Black Democrats question Sanders' commitment to Obama

Hillary Clinton is getting the help of her African-American allies in Congress, who are undermining Bernie Sanders' push to claim a piece of President Barack Obama's legacy

'Iron Boy' granted superhero wish

Make-A-Wish helps a young Australian boy with cystic fibrosis transform into "Iron Boy" to help protect the Sydney Opera House from Ultron.

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Catholic college reinstating 2 fired professors

The embattled president of a Catholic university in Emmitsburg, Maryland, says he's reinstating two faculty members he fired this week amid an uproar over a plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail and offer them refunds if they chose to leave

Civilians Starve as Bombs Fall in Syria

Doubts mount over international agreement to cease some of the hostilities in Syria.

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Seoul, US to open talks on missile defense aimed at N. Korea

Seoul says it will begin talks with Washington as early as next week on the deployment of a highly sophisticated U.S. missile defense system in South Korea

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Rescued animals learn to love again

The animal advocacy and rescue group Farm Sanctuary teaches barnyard critters on the brink to love, trust and live like they were born free.

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Man Stops Working And Doesn't Get Caught For Six Years

After his bosses found out, they leveled a $30,000 fine against him.

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Texas OKs licensing path for immigrant detention centers

Two of the nation's largest federal immigrant family detention centers can soon apply for residential child care licenses in Texas

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.

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Is Valentine's Day Un-Islamic? This Pakistan District Says Maybe

Parts of the predominantly Muslim country have put a damper on Valentine's Day celebrations in the past. In 2014, it caused protests to break out.

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President Obama Designates 3 New National Monuments

On Friday, the White House announced that President Obama has named three new areas in the California desert to be designated as national monuments.

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Pope Francis, Patriarch Kirill sign joint pledge

Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill sign a pledge to join together to protect persecuted Christians after meeting for the first time in Cuba.

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US senator calls for backup proof when gas leak sealed

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer wants independent confirmation when a massive natural gas leak near Los Angeles is permanently sealed

Japan MP Quits Amid Affair Scandal

A Japanese MP who sparked a national debate about paternity leave has quit after admitting to having an affair as his wife was due to give birth

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Breaking Down the Palmetto State TV Ad War

Feb 12 -- On “With All Due Respect,” Bloomberg Politics contributor Ken Goldstein crunches the numbers on the money being spent on TV political ads in South Carolina ahead of the Republican primary.

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The Latest: Pope plans Colombia visit early next year

Pope Francis says he plans to visit Colombia in the first half of next year if the Colombian government and rebels make progress and sign a peace treaty to end Latin American's longest-running conflict