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VIDEO: NASA discovers 'mother lode' of alien planets
NASA is announcing that by using the Kepler Space Telescope scientists have almost doubled the number of known exoplanets, including four in the habitable zone, which means the planets have mild enough temperatures to support life.
Primaries offer 1st major test of voter ID laws
In elections that begin next week, voters in 10 states will be required to present photo identification before casting ballots — the first major test of voter ID laws after years of legal challenges arguing that the measures are designed to suppress voting.
The glitz, the glamour and the movies: 3 apps for Oscar weekend
With the Oscars approaching, this is a weekend for movies. Download these apps, then watch a few movies, create your own and settle in for the awards show.
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SeaWorld files complaint against OHSA investigator
SeaWorld has filed a complaint alleging that an Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigator who investigated a SeaWorld trainer’s death engaged in unethical conduct by fraternizing with makers of a documentary critical of the park.
Paula Deen said she identifies with Michael Sam
Paula Deen says she relates to football player Michael Sam and his desire to avoid being labeled.
Health law fix for state-run websites
The Obama administration quietly issued a health law fix Thursday to help states that have had technical problems running their own enrollment websites. It could stir up critics but may help the law’s supporters.
Married man becomes Maronite Catholic priest in US
When Wissam Akiki was ordained as a Maronite Catholic priest Thursday night in St. Louis, he was welcomed by hundreds of supporters, including his wife and daughter.
Oscars bittersweet for some documentary nominees
While the Academy Awards are a celebration for most nominees, they’re a reminder for some filmmakers of those they’ve recently lost.
10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.
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