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Police: 9-year-old girl shot in head by 3-year-old brother

Police say a 3-year-old Alabama boy has accidentally shot his 9-year-old sister in the head

Radioactive material found in groundwater below nuke plant

A radioactive material has been detected in the groundwater below a nuclear power plant north of New York City

How To Make Your Passwords Less Hackable

Remember that "123456" is a really bad password.

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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.

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Violence Forces Thousands Of Syrian Refugees Toward Turkish Border

Violence in Syria's northwest city of Aleppo has pushed out thousands of refugees who are heading north to the now-closed Turkish border.

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App launched with uniquely African emojis

App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis with characters dressed in traditional African attire and captions using local phrases

Colombia: 3,177 pregnant women with Zika; no microcephaly

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos says there's no evidence that Zika has caused any cases of the birth defect known as microcephaly in his country, though it has diagnosed 3,177 pregnant women with the virus

2 dead, 1 badly hurt in explosion at Spanish biodiesel plant

Emergency services say an explosion at a biodiesel plant in eastern Spain has killed two people and left one survivor seriously injured

RIP #RIPTwitter: Twitter CEO Says The Site's Feed Isn’t Changing

And a calm fell over the Twitterverse.

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The Latest: Trump rejoining rivals for final NH debate

It's the final debate before the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, and Donald Trump is rejoining his Republican presidential rivals on the stage

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

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

Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma

A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black 19-year-old college student and accidently killed a neighbor has filed a lawsuit against the teenager's estate, arguing the shooting left him traumatized

Some Trees Might Slow Climate Change Better Than Others

New research suggests that simply planting more trees might not be the best way to fight global warming.

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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.

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Women Report Sexual Assaults At German Carnival, Including A TV Anchor

Reports of sexual assaults at Germany's Carnival celebrations were high. One TV anchor said she was assaulted during a live broadcast.

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Obama to seek double funding for clean energy R&D by 2020

President Barack Obama said Saturday that he'll ask Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020

Tests show few high lead readings in Ohio village's water

Ohio regulators say lead levels in tap water have been below the federal allowable limit in 96 percent of the samples tested this past week in a northeast Ohio village

Portugal buys 50 percent of TAP airline for $2.1 million

The Portuguese government says it has agreed to buy back 50 percent of the country's carrier TAP Air Portugal for 1.9 million euros ($2.1 million)

Clinton seeks to cut into Sanders' New Hampshire advantage

Hillary Clinton is trying to overcome Bernie Sanders' advantage in New Hampshire before Tuesday's primary but is facing blunt questions about her trustworthiness and her explanation of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya

Seoul: N. Korea moves up rocket launch window to Feb. 7-14

South Korea's Defense Ministry says North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14

Flight 93 Memorial report cites contributing factors to fire

The National Parks Service says an investigation has failed to determine the cause of a 2014 fire that struck the Flight 93 National Memorial in western Pennsylvania but identified factors believed to have contributed to the blaze

Tampa police: Shooting at club involves 7 victims

Tampa police say a shooting at a club involves seven victims, and authorities said they did not yet have information on the condition of the injured

Twitter Might Change Its Feed, And People Are Furious (Again)

The social-media giant might use an algorithm to sort content by popularity instead of by reverse chronological order. Sound familiar?

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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.

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North Korea Has Moved Up Its Rocket Launch Despite Criticism

North Korea says its upcoming rocket launch is purely scientific, but some outside officials, including those from China, don't see it that way.

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