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‘Blood Moon’ eclipse to be visible throughout U.S.

‘Blood Moon’ eclipse to be visible throughout U.S.If you missed the total eclipse of the moon in April, you might have another chance: Wednesday morning is the second of four lunar eclipses this year and next.

Why Ebola patients are treated in Nebraska

Why Ebola patients are treated in NebraskaFreelance journalist Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted Ebola in Liberia, arrived at the University of Nebraska Medical Center today, becoming the second patient with the deadly disease to be treated there.

Hong Kong Leader Says Government Will Meet With Demonstrators

Hong Kong Leader Says Government Will Meet With DemonstratorsHong Kong's leader said today that his government has agreed to hold a dialogue with pro-democracy student activists to discuss reforms, but that such a discussion must take place within the context of Chinese law.

One Picture, Of 35,000 Walrus, Shows One Effect Of Global Warming

One Picture, Of 35,000 Walrus, Shows One Effect Of Global WarmingThis is not normally how you would find them. The animals would normally be spread out on the sea ice, but, as you see in the picture, this year the ice has all melted.

Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California

Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California"This bill is a step in the right direction — it reduces the torrent of plastic polluting our beaches, parks and even the vast ocean itself," Brown said. "We're the first to ban these bags, and we won't be the last."

California Enacts ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law, Defining Sexual Consent

California Enacts ‘Yes Means Yes’ Law, Defining Sexual ConsentGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that makes California the first in the nation to have a clear definition of when people agree to sex.

Turkey Signals Willingness To Join Coalition Against ISIS

Turkey Signals Willingness To Join Coalition Against ISISSaying his country will do "whatever is needed" to help fight the extremist group ISIS, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has reached what local media are calling "a point of determination."

Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney General

Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney GeneralEric Holder Jr., the nation's first black U.S. attorney general, will resign his post after a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, reforms to the criminal justice system and 5 1/2 years of fights with Republicans in Congress.

New Airstrikes Hit ISIS in Syria

New Airstrikes Hit ISIS in SyriaWitnesses in eastern Syria near the Turkish border report a fresh round of airstrikes against Islamic State positions.

Stoutaccino? Starbucks Tests Coffee With Beer Flavors

Stoutaccino? Starbucks Tests Coffee With Beer FlavorsThis isn't the first time beer and coffee flavors have mingled. But the relationship has largely been a one-sided one, with artisanal and specialty beers adopting coffee flavors years ago.