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Fargo police say officer mortally wounded after standoff

Police in North Dakota say a Fargo police officer was shot amid a standoff with a domestic violence suspect and is not expected to survive his injuries

No charges filed against Tennessee officers who killed man

The district attorney's office will not file charges against the six Chattanooga officers who fatally shot a black man who authorities say threatened a child and an officer who tried to help

Stan Kroenke Has 12 More Ranches Than You — And Way More Haters, Too

Stan Kroenke just settled his latest deal. This time it's for one of the largest cattle ranches in the U.S.

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Man loses it during flight, urinates on fellow passenger

A man aboard a flight headed to Paris allegedly urinated on a fellow passenger. It was supposedly because he wasn't allowed to smoke or drink mid-air. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Valentine's Day Is Such Garbage In Lebanon

Lebanon's government hasn't found a solution for the country's ongoing garbage problem. Cue the clowns.

Head of Google in Europe grilled by UK tax authorities

The chair of the UK parliamentary committee has grilled the head of Google in Europe in a fierce exchange about whether the company had paid its fair share of taxes

Several states seek to block 2nd trimester abortion method

Abortion opponents in Mississippi, West Virginia and several other states are filing bills that would ban a commonly used form of a second-trimester procedure and would label it "dismemberment abortion"

S. Korea shuts down joint industrial park with N. Korea

Under the gaze of armed soldiers, large white trucks streamed across the world's most armed border Thursday as South Korean workers began shutting down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea

How Democratic Superdelegates Could Cramp Sanders' Style

Bernie Sanders' path to the White House is further complicated by superdelegates.

Report: Lobbying rises in state capitols, declines in DC

The number of interest groups lobbying in state capitols has risen nearly 11 percent in recent years as organizations have shifted some efforts away from Washington to statehouses, which are more apt to act on key policy initiatives

Latest: Officer shot in standoff, injuries life-threatening

Police in North Dakota say an officer has been shot amid a standoff with a domestic violence suspect in Fargo and is not expected to survive

Ex-LA sheriff pleads guilty to lying during corruption probe

Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty to lying to federal authorities investigating corruption in the department, a probe that was gaining momentum when he abruptly retired two years ago

Bernie Sanders Got A Huge Amount Of Money After His New Hampshire Win

After his New Hampshire primary win, Bernie Sanders got a staggering $5.2 million in donations in the 18 hours following his victory speech.

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Earth didn't score 100% on index that predicts likelihood of life

Astronomers are creating an index that is intended to predict the likelihood of life on alien planets. So how did Earth do? Not 100% but here we are. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Hundreds Of Galaxies Were Hiding Behind The Milky Way

Scientists used a radio telescope and an "innovative receiver" to see the hidden galaxies.

Nokia Q2 profit surges to $560 million buoyed by licenses

Nokia Corp. sees strong fourth-quarter profit growth to $560 million on a slight increase in sales, buoyed by income from licensing fees

USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika

The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to be available to potential Olympians worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil

Sweden cuts key interest rate to minus 0.50 percent

Sweden's central bank says it will cut its key interest rate to a record low of minus 0.50 percent, saying the measure is necessary to safeguard its target of increasing inflation, which was still too low

The GOP 'Establishment' Still Doesn't Have Its Guy

With Chris Christie set to drop out, things are getting clearer but are far from set.

Viewers' Guide: Post-NH, a tense Clinton-Sanders rematch

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders get back in the debate ring Thursday with an increasingly bitter family score to settle

Iranians rally to celebrate anniversary of 1979 revolution

Iranians have begun nationwide celebrations to commemorate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution

Occupiers at Oregon refuge say they'll turn themselves in

The last few occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge say they have been surrounded by authorities

Panel denies parole to Sirhan, assassin of Robert F. Kennedy

For the 15th time, parole officials have denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, after hearing from another person who was shot that night and called for Sirhan's release

DOJ Sues Ferguson, Missouri, For Denying Justice System Overhaul

The Department of Justice is suing the city of Ferguson, Missouri, after its city council voted to reject an overhaul of its criminal justice system.

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This is what the Earth will be like in 10,000 years

Scientists are publishing a paper discussing what our planet, Earth will look like in 10,000 years from now. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Medical Marijuana Might Be Legalized In Australia Really Soon

A new amendment in Australia would legalize medical marijuana there, though each state could decide whether or not to comply.