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500,000 People Reportedly Flee Mosul After Iraqi City Falls

500,000 People Reportedly Flee Mosul After Iraqi City FallsHalf a million people reportedly have been streaming out of a major Iraqi city that was seized by Islamist militants this week.

NOAA Forecasts Quiet Atlantic Hurricane Season In 2014

NOAA Forecasts Quiet Atlantic Hurricane Season In 2014Hurricane activity in the Atlantic Ocean will be at or below normal levels this year, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's annual forecast.

Chinese Nationals Flee Vietnam As Unrest Intensifies

Chinese Nationals Flee Vietnam As Unrest IntensifiesA second day of violence in Vietnam has seen mobs singling out Chinese workers for attack, killing at least one and injuring dozens, as hundreds of Chinese nationals fled the country by land and air.

Christopher Columbus Ship The Santa Maria May Have Been Found

Christopher Columbus Ship The Santa Maria May Have Been FoundIt's been missing for more than 500 years. But now there are reports that the Santa Maria, the largest ship among the trio that made Christopher Columbus' first expedition to North America, may be found.

New Report Finds Climate Change Already Having Broad Impact

New Report Finds Climate Change Already Having Broad ImpactA new U.S. government report released Tuesday finds that climate change is already having a broad impact on both weather and the economy.

After Tornadoes, States Now Brace For Flooding

After Tornadoes, States Now Brace For FloodingThe weather system that spawned tornadoes that killed at least 35 people this week throughout the South and Midwest is dumping heavy rain, triggering fears of major flooding.

Scientists Spot A Planet That Looks Like ‘Earth’s Cousin’

Scientists Spot A Planet That Looks Like ‘Earth’s Cousin’Scientists who have been hunting for another Earth beyond our solar system have come across a planet that's remarkably similar to our world.

Police In Canada Make Arrest Related To ‘Heartbleed’ Bug

Police In Canada Make Arrest Related To ‘Heartbleed’ BugA 19-year-old alleged hacker has been arrested and his computer equipment seized by Canadian police after he purportedly exploited the "Heartbleed" bug vulnerability to steal confidential information from the country's tax collection agency.

Saturn Might Have A New Baby Moon Named Peggy

Saturn Might Have A New Baby Moon Named PeggyIt's not like Saturn needs another moon to look after — it's already got 53 officially, with nine more labeled as "provisional" (and those are just the ones we know about). But the tiny, icy object nicknamed "Peggy" could prove hard to resist.

Climate Change Adjustments Must Be Fast And Major, U.N. Panel Says

Climate Change Adjustments Must Be Fast And Major, U.N. Panel SaysA new report from the United Nations' panel on climate change says major action is needed, and fast, if policymakers want to limit global warming to acceptable levels.