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A Japanese magnetic levitation train breaks its own world speed record, hitting 603km/h (374mph) on a test run near Mount Fuji. [...]
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South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo offers to resign after facing accusations of accepting bribes. [...]
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Police in Australia charge a third teenager, Harun Causevic, with terrorism-related offences after weekend raids in Melbourne. [...]
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A stage musical adaptation of classic comedy film Groundhog Day is to have its world premiere at the Old Vic in 2016. [...]
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Gordon Moore's observation on the exponential improvement in hardware has pushed computers to be faster, smaller and cheaper. But there may be a point where tech advancements outpace the theory.» E-Mail This [...]
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In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said the benefits of mammograms for women under 50 were small at best. A firestorm ensued. Now the organization is back with the same message.» E-Mail This [...]
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The legal battle over same-sex marriage hits the Supreme Court next week. It's an extraordinarily high stakes clash, but the men and women at the center of it see themselves as incredibly ordinary.» E-Mail This [...]
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NPR's Melissa Block talks with Mark Feinsand, Yankees beat writer with the New York Daily News, about Alex Rodriguez's game this year and how he is expected to surpass Willie Mays' 660 homerun record.» E-Mail This [...]
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LARAMIE, Wyo. — Trucks and cars piled into one another Monday in dense fog on Interstate 80 in southeast Wyoming, resulting in a fiery chain-reaction crash that killed one person, injured 16 and sent up a column of thick black smoke. The crash in a rural area 18 miles west of Laramie occurred four days after several pileups during a blinding snowstorm closed the busy interstate for two days. In both cases, poor visibility was [...]
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DENVER — Colorado Republicans are joining GOP colleagues in other Western states trying to exert more control over federal lands. The state Senate gave preliminary approval Monday to a bill giving state and local authorities so-called concurrent jurisdiction to federal forests and other lands. Republican sponsors say the bill could give local fire authorities the ability to act more quickly to fight fires on federal lands. The sponsor of the bill, Sen. Kent Lambert, R-Colorado [...]
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VAIL — With the official end of ski season, the town of Vail started several construction projects in town on Monday.The projects, which involve the Covered Bridge in Vail Village, a section of the Gore Trail path and the Vail Village parking structure, will provide some much needed repairs and upkeep, and will last anywhere from a few weeks to a couple months, said town managers.“These are important features of the town, and we want [...]
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VAIL — With the official end of ski season, the town of Vail started several construction projects on Monday.The projects, which involve the Covered Bridge in Vail Village, a section of the Gore Valley Trail path and the Vail Village parking structure, will provide some much-needed repairs and upkeep, and will last anywhere from a few weeks to a couple months, said town managers.“These are important features of the town, and we want to take [...]
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