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VIDEO: Half-naked man interrupts French Open
A protester calling for the resignation of the French president interrupts the French Open by streaking across the court, half-naked and holding a flare.
National parks to offer healthier food under new standards
The consumption of rubbery hot dogs and cellophane-wrapped sandwiches of indeterminate age is a time-honored rite of passage for generations of families making the trek to national parks around the country.
NSA contractor's self-outing puts him in spotlight
Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old National Security Agency contractor who admitted he was behind recent leaks of classified intelligence, has vaulted from obscurity to international notoriety, joining the ranks of high-profile leakers such as Daniel Ellsberg of Pentagon Papers fame.
Pa. zoning board orders removal of young girl's tree house
Tears streamed down 11-year-old Samantha Carlson’s cheeks after the Selinsgrove, Pa. Zoning Hearing Board denied a variance request on Thursday night that would have allowed her father to keep the tree house he was building for his daughter’s birthday.
Controversy simmering over learning standards
There may yet be controversy over proposed new learning standards about climate and natural selection for Kentucky public school students, but it wasn’t evident Wednesday at the Kentucky Board of Education meeting.
VIDEO: Sebelius won't intervene in "agonizing" case
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says she won't intervene in an "incredibly agonizing" transplant decision about a dying Pennsylvania girl who wants to be eligible to receive an adult lung.
The deadly Okla. storm that chased down the storm chasers
Among the 13 reported fatalities were veteran tornado researcher Tim Samaras, 55; his son, Paul, 24; and colleague Carl Young, 45.
VIDEO: Ship launch goes horribly wrong; video goes viral
A video of a failed ship launch has become an internet sensation.
Roaches evolve to avoid sugary bait
The pest control industry may have to go back to the drawing board after a discovery by researchers at North Carolina State University revealed that some cockroaches have evolved to avoid sugary bait.
World's flight paths artfully mapped
This gorgeous map, designed by a young Canadian GIS consultant named Michael Markieta, traces some 60,000 flight routes on major and regional airlines around the globe.
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