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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Police believe 6 found dead in Chicago home were targeted

Chicago police say they believe six family members found dead in their home were killed in a "targeted incident," though they're still trying to determine a possible motive

Fentanyl Abuse, Overdoses On The Rise In New Hampshire

There have been at least 266 overdose deaths involving fentanyl abuse in the state.

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Cavemen ate better than you think

Cavemen may have eaten much better than we thought. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Magnitude-6.4 Earthquake Hits Taiwan, Collapses Buildings

At least two people were killed in the earthquake, and many more were injured.

Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is proactively looking at other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday

UN: Zika virus should spark review of birth control access

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says laws and policies that restrict access to birth control services must be repealed amid the explosive outbreak of the Zika virus

Citigroup blocks fantasy sports transactions in New York

The world's biggest credit-card lender is blocking transactions by New York residents on the country's two biggest sites

Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

Twitter says it's now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is proactively looking at other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal

5 dead, hundreds rescued and injured as quake rattles Taiwan

A powerful, shallow earthquake has struck southern Taiwan before dawn, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least five people and injuring hundreds

Quotations in the News

Quotations in the News

Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down

The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River

Lucky Teenager Gets To Keep $18,000 Bar Of Gold She Found

The girl found the bar in a lake not far from Adolf Hitler's German home.

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Experiment could mean big step towards nuclear fusion

An experiment in Germany could be a large step in the direction of giving the world the clean, seemingly endless energy that would be nuclear fusion. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

The Boston Globe Applauded 'Spotlight,' And Now The Vatican Is, Too

The Vatican showed "Spotlight," contender for best picture, Thursday to launch a three-day meeting on combating sex abuse in the Catholic Church.

LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percent

Investors have given LinkedIn a poor job review in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $10 billion in the professional networking service's market value after it issued a surprise forecast for slower growth this year

After criticism, Brazil transferring Zika samples to US

Brazil says it is sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an announcement that followed criticism over the country's hoarding of disease data and biological material

In Defense Of Coldplay's Super Bowl Billing

If you dig a little deeper into Super Bowl performances over he past 10 years, Coldplay might not seem like an odd headliner.

Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters

Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the boom in minority voters in America

Four-country talks resume on path to Afghan peace

China, the United States, Afghanistan and Pakistan have launched their third round of talks aimed at finding a way to get the warring Taliban to sit and talk peace with the Afghan government

3 people believed aboard 2 planes that collided off LA

One small plane with two men aboard and another plane with one woman aboard have collided over the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles, setting off a major search that has yet to turn up any survivors or dead, the U.S. Coast Guard said

As fix nears for gas leak, residents worry about return home

Los Angeles residents who live near a gas leak that has been out of control for 15 weeks are expressing a mix of optimism and skepticism that a fix is within sight

What Zika Virus Is — And Isn't

Separate fact from fiction. How does Zika infect people? Where is it going? What are health agencies doing as it spreads?

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Wrong number on jury summons has people calling sex hotline

A Mississippi court made a mistake when listing a phone number for people to call regarding their jury summons. It had people calling a sex hotline. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

France Now Won't Let Its Grocery Stores Throw Away Unsold Food

France is the first country to pass and now enforce a law that makes it illegal for grocery stores to discard food that's about to expire.