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British Fighters ‘Escort’ Russian Bombers Near U.K. Airspace

British Fighters ‘Escort’ Russian Bombers Near U.K. AirspaceThe British government has summoned Russia's ambassador to the United Kingdom, asking him to explain why a pair of nuclear-capable Russian long-range "Bear" bombers had flown alarmingly close to U.K. airspace.

Report: The Increasingly Unequal States Of America

Report: The Increasingly Unequal States Of AmericaA study released this week supports previous reporting that income growth in America has been lopsided ever since the economy began to bounce back from the recent recession.

Scientists, General Public Have Divergent Views On Science, Report Says

Scientists, General Public Have Divergent Views On Science, Report SaysU.S. adults see various science-related topics much differently than do America's top scientists, with the two groups expressing widely divergent views on the safety of genetically modified foods, climate change, human evolution, the use of animals in research and vaccines, according to a new report published by Pew Research Center.

Malaysia Says Disappearance Of MH-370 Was An Accident

Malaysia Says Disappearance Of MH-370 Was An AccidentThe government of Malaysia has now officially declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370 an accident.

Rare Fox Takes A Walk In The Park, And Yosemite Staff Cheer

Rare Fox Takes A Walk In The Park, And Yosemite Staff CheerIt's been nearly 100 years since a sighting of a Sierra Nevada red fox was documented in Yosemite National Park, according to park staff.

Castro Demands Return Of Guantánamo Before Normalizing Ties With U.S.

Castro Demands Return Of Guantánamo Before Normalizing Ties With U.S.Cuban President Raúl Castro seemed to throw some pretty big hurdles in front of efforts to establish normal diplomatic relations with the United States.

Smithsonian In Talks Over London Outpost — Its First Overseas

Smithsonian In Talks Over London Outpost — Its First OverseasAlong with Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, London may soon be home to a Smithsonian outpost.

Operator Of Drone That Crashed At White House Works At Intelligence Agency

Operator Of Drone That Crashed At White House Works At Intelligence AgencyThe Secret Service said the person who was operating the device later called to say (s)he had lost control of it, noting the person had been cooperative.

As Nor’Easter Lifts, Life Slowly Gets Back To Normal In Hard-Hit Areas

As Nor’Easter Lifts, Life Slowly Gets Back To Normal In Hard-Hit AreasA day after a monstrous winter storm spun its way across the Northeast, life is slowly getting back to normal.

Holocaust Survivors Mark 70th Anniversary Of Auschwitz’s Liberation

Holocaust Survivors Mark 70th Anniversary Of Auschwitz’s LiberationHolocaust survivors gathered along with several world leaders today to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation by the Soviet Red Army of the Auschwitz camp in Poland where more than 1 million people, mostly Jews, were killed.