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2015/07/02 02:24
2015/07/02 02:24
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What a way to end Pride Month and welcome Independence Day – with another stepping-stone toward what we hope will one day be our full equality. We were lying on a hospital gurney plugged into social...
2015/07/02 02:24
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2015/07/01 19:22
2015/07/01 19:22
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Since January, the EMP Museum in Seattle has been in the grip of the evil Galactic Empire. Visitors are greeted by 6-feet-8-inches of pure evil in the form of Darth Vader—or rather, the costume that...
2015/07/01 07:23
2015/07/01 07:23
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A heart doctor and Ivy League university president is taking charge of the Smithsonian Institution. David Skorton, the former president of Cornell University, begins his tenure...
2015/07/01 06:15
2015/07/01 06:15
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COMMENT In the late winter of 1976, the world-famous fossil collector James Kitching was conducting a survey near South Africa’s border with Lesotho. To his surprise he found a tiny clutch of six...
2015/06/30 22:19
2015/06/30 22:19
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Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Bill Henry, 55, a Cox Communications project coordinator and longtime Washington- area film critic, died May 9 at his home...
2015/06/30 20:43
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Why is it important to know where 74 million pet cats spend their time away from home? "Domestic cats are estimated to kill billions of birds and small mammals each year," says lead author Roland...
2015/06/30 04:23
2015/06/30 04:23
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Rand Paul meets with Cliven Bundy on Nevada campaign stopRand Paul meets with Cliven Bundy on Nevada campaign stop Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul met with southern Nevada rancher...
2015/06/29 14:43
2015/06/29 14:43
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Kayaker taken to jail after nearly drowningKayaker taken to jail after nearly drowning The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a Poplar Bluff resident was arrested after being rescued from the...
2015/06/29 06:54
2015/06/29 06:54
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Innovation on display in renovated Smithsonian wing WASHINGTON — A wide range of innovations, from Eli Whitney’s cotton gin and Thomas Edison’s light bulb to the early Google servers and Apple’s...
2015/06/28 15:43
2015/06/28 15:43
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Missouri changes insurance requirements for eating disordersMissouri changes insurance requirements for eating disorders Missouri is set to be the first state in the nation to spell out the type of...
2015/06/28 14:13
2015/06/28 14:13
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... -- Here's a look at the life of John Roberts, Chief Justice of the United States. Personal: Birth date: January 27, 1955 Birth place: Buffalo, New York Birth name: John Glover Roberts,...
2015/06/28 10:10
2015/06/28 10:10
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After revelations that a scientist failed to disclose his funding sources for climate change research, the Smithsonian Institution said Friday it is improving its ethics and disclosure policies to...
2015/06/28 08:58
2015/06/28 08:58
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... mutt named ugliest dog PETALUMA, Calif. -- A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left her a bit hunchbacked, is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog...
2015/06/27 14:15
2015/06/27 14:15
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ORLANDO, Florida — Walt Disney Co. will ban selfie sticks starting next week at its theme parks around the world, the company said Friday, joining a growing list of attractions that restrict the...
2015/06/27 10:15
2015/06/27 10:15
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NUKU'ALOFA (TONGA) - Tonga on Saturday began a week of celebrations to mark the upcoming coronation of the Pacific nation's monarch, King Tupou VI, with an ancient ceremony involving the mildly...
2015/06/27 07:34
2015/06/27 07:34
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The Washington PostKirk Johnson, a paleontologist at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, is pictured through the cast of a Tyrannosaurus rex head at the museum in...
2015/06/27 05:39
2015/06/27 05:39
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The Fort Morgan Heritage Foundation recently opened a long-forgotten "gift" of sorts from the Smithsonian Institution to Fort Morgan Museum. While cleaning out a storage unit the foundation has had...
2015/06/27 04:06
2015/06/27 04:06
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If it's not already obvious, technology will dominate the future. That goes for jobs too, and Chattanooga is no exception, three influencers of the local workforce noted during a panel discussion at...
2015/06/26 19:17
2015/06/26 19:17
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But now, finally, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has surely won the content by posting their own version of the meme that's got everyone hooked. The Smithsonian tweeted a...
2015/06/26 17:20
2015/06/26 17:20
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The 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Dr. David Skorton. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) It’s enough to overwhelm anyone, even the former president of an Ivy League university. So we asked a few of...
2015/07/02 02:24
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