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    A rare lunar solar eclipse sweeps across Europe

    An eclipse is darkening parts of Europe in a rare solar event that won't be repeated for more than a decade.


    Homegrown, gourmet pot on the rise in Mexico

    Once upon a time, Mexican marijuana was the gold standard for U.S. pot smokers. But in the new world of legal markets and gourmet weed, aficionados here are looking to the United States and Europe for the good stuff. Instead of Acapulco Gold, Mexican smokers want strains like Liberty Haze and Moby...


    'Bloody Sunday': 50 years ago in Selma

    They only lasted minutes, but the beatings of civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama, permanently seared the inhumanity of Southern segregation onto the American conscience. The images were televised and captured in photographs: Police tear-gassed kneeling protesters, clubbed them and attacked ...


    Coach's daughter is part of the team


    One more storm for the winter?

    A storm stretching from northern Texas to southern New England threatened to bring icy rains, sleet, and snow overnight Wednesday but also the prospects of being the last significant snowfall for the East Coast this winter. Governors in Alabama, Mississippi, West Virginia and New Jersey declared ...


    Record cold, snowfall in February

    After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England entered March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record. With 102 inches, or 8 feet 6 inches, Boston needs 5.7 more to break the 1995-1996 record. Snowfall of 4 to 6 inches was expected by early...


    Moms celebrated at fashion week in Milan

    Model Bianca Balta won applause of approval as she walked down the Dolce&Gabbana runway in an advanced stage of pregnancy. It was part of the designing duo’s early Mother’s Day present to women, a collection dedicated to mom.


    Melting faster in Antarctica

    From the ground of this extreme northern part of Antarctica, a spectacular white and blinding ice seemingly extends forever. What can’t be seen is the battle raging below to reshape Earth. Water is eating away at the Antarctic ice, melting it where it hits the oceans. As the ice sheets slowly thaw...


    CPAC Gallery: Conservative voices

    Conservatives remain guided by one firm principle: Government is too big. But there’s no consensus on how to change it. “We’re not a church. It’s a mistake to somehow think there’s a book of dogma and you accept those teachings if you’re a conservative, and if you don’t, you’re not,” said Matt Schlapp...


    Who's a good doggie?

    America’s fondness for Labrador retrievers is still setting records, but bulldogs are breaking new ground. See which breeds are winning hearts in the American Kennel Club's annual rankings, which were released Thursday.

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