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Mayor urges 'extreme precautions' as cold weather hits NYC

The National Weather Service says the coldest air mass of the winter may hit the Eastern U.S. this weekend

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Clinton's Relationship With Kissinger Could Underline Her Hawkishness

Henry Kissinger has a very complicated legacy, so could Hillary Clinton's relationship with him be a real issue during the campaign?

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Bottle of McDonald's Big Mac sauce sells for $95,000+ on eBay

McDonald's auctioned several bottle of their Big Mac sauce on eBay for charity. One of them sold for more than $95,000. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Belief In A 'Punishing' God Might've Helped Societies Get Bigger

A new study argues people who believe in a punitive higher-power are more cooperative with distant strangers who share the same beliefs.

Court: Facebook can be sued in France in nude painting case

Facebook has lost a crucial legal battle as a Paris court ruled the social network can be sued in France over its decision to remove the account of a French user who posted a photo of a famous 19th century nude painting

Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home

Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window

Obama to push trade agenda at summit with Southeast Asia

A summit next week between Southeast Asian leaders and President Barack Obama is unlikely to deliver any big economic prizes, but will allow the American side to press the advantages of joining a Pacific trade pact that doesn't include China

Want To Get Your Research Paper Some Press? Tie It To Valentine's Day

It's hard to find a connection between Valentine's Day and rare minerals or a new species of plant, but these researchers managed it.

Kerry takes aim at Russia over Ukraine and Syria

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is sharply criticizing Russia for its actions in Ukraine and Syria, accusing Moscow of "repeated aggression" in both places.

Quotations in the News

Quotations in the News

Where did El Nino go? Heat, dry spell stoke drought worry

Ten days with record heat and no rain have Californians worrying about the drought again

Half Of Retiring Senators Are Registering As Lobbyists

More outgoing senators and representatives are registering as lobbyists than ever before. There are rules to prevent it, but also a lot of loopholes.

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Global warming will make flights longer

Global warming will make some flights longer and considering flying contributes to global warming, we could have a run-away train on our hands. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the details.

Is Valentine's Day Un-Islamic? This Pakistan District Says Maybe

Parts of the predominantly Muslim country have put a damper on Valentine's Day celebrations in the past. In 2014, it caused protests to break out.

Visa buys nearly 10 pct stake in Dorsey's company, Square

Visa purchases nearly 10 percent stake in Dorsey's mobile payment company Square, making it a major shareholder

Hawaii declares emergency over mosquito-borne illnesses

Hawaii Gov. David Ige is declaring a state of emergency to fight mosquito borne illnesses including dengue fever and the Zika virus

Man Stops Working And Doesn't Get Caught For Six Years

After his bosses found out, they leveled a $30,000 fine against him.

Pope opens Mexico visit after historic stop with patriarch

Pope Francis kicks off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with speeches to the country's political and ecclesial elites, riding in on the success of his historic meeting in Cuba with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church

Turkish media say Saudi Arabia, Turkey may strike in Syria

Turkish media are quoting Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying his country and Saudi Arabia may launch ground operations against the Islamic State group in Syria

FBI: Washington boys located in Mexico in safe condition

The FBI says two brothers missing from Bellevue, Washington, since August have been found in safe condition in Mexico

Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and that she thinks about the victims and their families every day

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Trump's plan for Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump was asked by hosts on CBS This Morning what his plan was for Kim Jong-un. His response was both vague and concerning. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Will Kim Jong-un's Emoji Break The Internet Like Kim K.'s Did?

Kim Jong-Un's emoji aren't as racey as Kim Kardashian's, but they're probably just as controversial.