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Science Says The Dress Is Blue

February 27, 2015 - 7:26am

A debate about the color of a dress on Wired.com has been consuming people. Some say the dress is blue and black, while others say it is white and gold. Each side emphatically believes it is right.

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Science Says The Dress Is Blue

February 27, 2015 - 7:26am

A debate about the color of a dress on Wired.com has been consuming people. Some say the dress is blue and black, while others say it is white and gold. Each side emphatically believes it is right.

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Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

February 27, 2015 - 7:15am

Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"

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Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

February 27, 2015 - 7:15am

Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"

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Task Force Proposes Fracking Rules To Colorado Governor

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The group has been meeting for months to find compromise on whether local governments should be given more say when drilling is proposed near residential and urban areas.

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Task Force Proposes Fracking Rules To Colorado Governor

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The group has been meeting for months to find compromise on whether local governments should be given more say when drilling is proposed near residential and urban areas.

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ISIS Video Shows Extremists Destroying Artifacts

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

A video has surfaced that appears to show members of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, smashing priceless antiques at a museum in Mosul, Iraq.

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Britain Tries To Counter Extremists' Appeal

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The British government has long been concerned about extremism emerging within its borders. Linda Wertheimer talks to Shashank Joshi of the Royal United Services Institute about extremism.

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ISIS Extremist Who Beheaded Prisoners Is Identified

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The masked man who appeared to behead hostages in videos for the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has been revealed. Known in the media as "Jihadi John," his real name is Mohammed Emwazi.

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Slurpee Waves Roll Ashore On Nantucket's Coast

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

In Massachusetts, where it's been very cold, the waves coming ashore on the island of Nantucket are partially frozen. Photographs of the waves make it seem like a big Slurpee is about to hit land.

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Using A Can Of Coke To Explain A Currency Lesson

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The U.S. economy has been doing well. That's pushed the value of the U.S. dollar up — relative to other currencies. A strong dollar sounds like good news, but there are winners and losers.

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Belfast Thriller '71' Combines Action And Emotional Authenticity

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The film depicts Belfast, Northern Ireland, in 1971. It was a year when the Troubles, the bitter conflict between the Catholic IRA and the Protestant Loyalists, turned violent.

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CPAC Attendees Hear From GOP Presidential Hopefuls

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference is a draw for some 10,000 activists. Would-be GOP presidential candidates are differentiating themselves from others who may run.

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House Not Quite Ready To 'Suck It Up' Over Homeland Security Funding

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

For a few days now, most Senate Republicans have come to terms with how this story would end. But the House has a new plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security for just three weeks.

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Task Force Proposes Fracking Rules To Colorado Governor

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The group has been meeting for months to find compromise on whether local governments should be given more say when drilling is proposed near residential and urban areas.

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ISIS Video Shows Extremists Destroying Artifacts

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

A video has surfaced that appears to show members of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, smashing priceless antiques at a museum in Mosul, Iraq.

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Britain Tries To Counter Extremists' Appeal

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The British government has long been concerned about extremism emerging within its borders. Linda Wertheimer talks to Shashank Joshi of the Royal United Services Institute about extremism.

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ISIS Extremist Who Beheaded Prisoners Is Identified

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The masked man who appeared to behead hostages in videos for the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has been revealed. Known in the media as "Jihadi John," his real name is Mohammed Emwazi.

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Slurpee Waves Roll Ashore On Nantucket's Coast

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

In Massachusetts, where it's been very cold, the waves coming ashore on the island of Nantucket are partially frozen. Photographs of the waves make it seem like a big Slurpee is about to hit land.

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Using A Can Of Coke To Explain A Currency Lesson

February 27, 2015 - 5:03am

The U.S. economy has been doing well. That's pushed the value of the U.S. dollar up — relative to other currencies. A strong dollar sounds like good news, but there are winners and losers.

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