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Alaska Farmer Turns Icy Patch Of Tundra Into A Breadbasket

Alaska Farmer Turns Icy Patch Of Tundra Into A BreadbasketWarmer temperatures in Alaska are giving farmers flexibility to plant a wider range of crops over a longer growing season. One farmer says the secret to his bounty is soil enriched by flooding rivers.

As Washington Prepares To Legalize Pot, Congressman Threatens To Arrest Mayor

As Washington Prepares To Legalize Pot, Congressman Threatens To Arrest Mayor"I have a lot of things to do here in the district. Me being in jail wouldn't be a good thing," Bowser said.

‘2014 Was A Catastrophic Year,’ Amnesty International Says

‘2014 Was A Catastrophic Year,’ Amnesty International SaysGovernments "must stop pretending the protection of civilians is beyond their power," Amnesty International says in its human rights report for 2014.

Supreme Court Sides With Fisherman In Case Of The Missing Fish

Supreme Court Sides With Fisherman In Case Of The Missing FishProsecutors said the fisherman told his crew to throw the undersized fish overboard. He was convicted of destroying evidence to impede a federal investigation and sentenced to 30 days in jail.

An Owl Is Attacking And Injuring Residents Of A Netherlands Town

An Owl Is Attacking And Injuring Residents Of A Netherlands TownWhile Paris worries about mystery drones, a Dutch town is confronting an aerial threat of its own: owl attacks.

Marijuana Is Now Legal In Alaska, The 3rd U.S. State With Legal Pot

Marijuana Is Now Legal In Alaska, The 3rd U.S. State With Legal PotAlaska's voter initiative making marijuana legal takes effect Tuesday, placing Alaska alongside Colorado and Washington as the three U.S. states where recreational marijuana is legal.

Feds Close Investigation Of George Zimmerman Without Pressing Charges

Feds Close Investigation Of George Zimmerman Without Pressing ChargesFederal authorities have decided to close an investigation of George Zimmerman, the Florida man who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin back in 2012.

19 Stuck Manatees Rescued From Florida Storm Drain

19 Stuck Manatees Rescued From Florida Storm DrainIt's believed the massive, lumbering mammals, in search of warm water after a recent cold snap, swam into a large drainage pipe near Cape Canaveral but were unable to turn around to get out.

In Beta Release, Apple Introduces New, Racially Diverse Emojis

In Beta Release, Apple Introduces New, Racially Diverse EmojisThis comes after the group that sets technical standards changed its mind about skin tones. As we reported, the Unicode Consortium announced back in November that it was going to allow more variety.

Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 Years

Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 YearsA Cairo criminal court has sentenced prominent Egyptian blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah to five years in jail for violating a controversial law that bans unlicensed protests.