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Sen. Mikulski, ‘Ground-Breaker’ For Women Legislators, Won’t Seek Re-election

Sen. Mikulski, ‘Ground-Breaker’ For Women Legislators, Won’t Seek Re-election"Do I spend my time raising money, or do I spend my time raising hell?" the Maryland Democrat asked, announcing she will not seek a sixth term in the Senate.

To Curb Bear Population, Florida Reinstates Hunting Season

To Curb Bear Population, Florida Reinstates Hunting SeasonIn the past decade, the number of bear-related calls Florida wildlife officials have received has increased by 400 percent. To stop the rise in bear population, officials have agreed to start hunting.

6 In 10 Young Republicans Favor Legal Marijuana, Survey Says

6 In 10 Young Republicans Favor Legal Marijuana, Survey SaysA Pew Research Center survey shows that 63 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 favor legalization.

The Art Of Syrian Refugees Sends A Message. Is Anyone Listening?

The Art Of Syrian Refugees Sends A Message. Is Anyone Listening?Syria's refugees are waiting for a new life. The artists among them are depicting this life in limbo — and their memories of the country they left behind.

Stone Age Britons Were Eating Wheat 2,000 Years Before They Farmed It

Scientists have recovered cultivated wheat DNA from an 8,000-year-old submerged site off the British coast. The finding suggests hunter-gatherers were trading for the grain long before they grew it.

Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock On ‘Star Trek,’ Dies At 83

Leonard Nimoy, Mr. Spock On ‘Star Trek,’ Dies At 83The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, told The New York Times.

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For ‘Open Internet’

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For ‘Open Internet’The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity "should control free open access to the Internet."

Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms Deaths

Doctors Join Forces With Lawyers To Reduce Firearms DeathsMore than 32,000 people die each year in the United States in gun-related suicides, violence and accidents. The physicians seek universal background checks and other measures to reduce the toll.

How Black Abolitionists Changed A Nation

How Black Abolitionists Changed A NationHundreds of outspoken African-Americans moved America toward emancipation.

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.