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Don't like spiders? They help us

"If spiders disappeared, we would face famine," says Platnick, who studies arachnids.

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Police probe other attacks after transients killed

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Three teenagers accused of fatally beating two homeless men beyond recognition with cinder blocks, bricks and a metal fence pole may have been terrorizing transients around Albuquerque for months, police said Monday.

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Shower bus brings relief to San Francisco homeless

SAN FRANCISCO — A nonprofit group is taking a novel approach to helping the homeless in San Francisco with a new bus that allows them to take a shower.

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Removing Confederate flags is welcome start

Removing Confederate flags is welcome start

Small university apologizes for once owning slaves, takes a tiny step forward.

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Malala Yousafzai: Standing up for girls

I have already lived what many people might say is a lifetime. I was 11 when I started speaking out against the Taliban and for my right to go to school. I was 12 when I had to leave my home in Pakistan’s Swat Valley as terrorism and extremism raged in my city. I was 15 when I was shot by th…

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Driving my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

This wasn't supposed to happen to people like me.

July 08, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

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