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WATCH LIVE: Deadly flash floods hit Colorado

At least two people are reported dead in Colorado due to flash flooding. Watch live coverage, courtesy of NBC News, below:…

Bernie Sanders: Obama has been a disappointment, but he can still save his presidency

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Ed Show,” host Ed Schultz welcomed Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) for a discussion about the Republicans’ ideological inconsistency on whether or not U.S. intervention is warranted in Syria. Schultz began Wednesday’s program by discussing the priorities of Republicans in Congress. He asked, “Will the…

Ohio Vietnam vet shoots neighbor’s 8-month-old puppy dead in front of children

A family in Ohio is demanding justice after a neighbor shot their 8-month-old puppy to death in front of two children. Martin Smith told WTOL that the Labrador/border collie mix named “Puppy” was running to greet the two boys as they got home from Sunday school on Sunday. That’s when…

Colbert takes on Rand Paul’s Syria incoherence and ‘slumbering wombat’ hairstyle

Wednesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert skewered 2016 presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)’s “all over the place” approach to how to handle the situation in Syria, as well as the gelled snarl of curls on top of the senator’s head, which Colbert likened to a “slumbering…

Archaeologists uncover tomb of ancient female ‘prime minister’ to China’s first empress Wu Zetian

Archaeologists have discovered the tomb of a 7th-century female politician who was one of the most powerful women in China’s ancient history, local media said on Thursday. Shangguan Wan’er — who lived from 664 to 710 in the Tang dynasty — was a trusted aide to China’s first empress Wu…

Russian concerned about North Korea’s ‘nightmarish’ nuclear reactor re-start

Russia said on Thursday that North Korea was apparently conducting work on a nuclear reactor, warning that the ageing facility was in such a “nightmarish state” it could cause a disaster. “It is obvious that some works are being conducted, and for a long time at that. According to some…

World’s largest LED streetlight retrofit completed in Los Angeles

The world’s largest LED streetlight retrofit was recently completed by the City of Los Angeles — the enormous street light swap-out, one that saw the installation of 141,089 brand-new LED street lights, was finished up just towards the end of June…  …

Arctic ice continues to thin, European satellite reveals

The Arctic’s ice thinned ever more this past winter, again sounding the alarm bells that Arctic ice melt is continuing unabated. (Brennan Linsley/AP) The thickness of the Arctic’s ice was whittled to a new winter low, according to data from the…  …

9/11 Commission leaders Lee Hamilton and Tom Kean push for changes in U.S. terrorism fight

< 9/11 Commission members Lee Hamilton (l.) and Thomas Kean answer questions at a press conference in 2004. They released a new analysis Thursday of the terrorist threat facing America. (Andy Nelson/The Christian Science Monitor/File) Two of the top officials…  …

‘Siberian Mowgli’ returns to civilization after 12 years in wilderness

A young man who spent the past 12 years in the Siberian wilderness has appeared before the Russian public – and then disappeared – alarming local officials and gaining media attention as the “Siberian Mowgli.” Agence France-Presse reports that locals near the resort area of Belokurikha found the man, whose…

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