Could underwater walls stop glaciers from melting?

Building walls on the seafloor could prevent glaciers from melting and sea levels rising due to global warming, scientists say.

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What Is Coal Ash and Why Is It Dangerous?

Coal ash refers to what’s left after coal is burned. Those remnants pose environmental and health risks, especially when storage ponds are breached.

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It Was a Suspected ‘Birth Tourism’ Site. Then Came Late-Night Screams.

When officers arrived at the house in Queens, they found three infants and two adults had been stabbed by a worker who then cut her own wrist, ...

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Brexit Talks at ‘Impasse,’ Theresa May Says, After a Rancorous Summit

The bloc’s leaders rejected her proposals at an unexpectedly bitter meeting that cast doubt over the prospects of reaching an agreement.

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The Death Toll for Afghan Forces Is Secret. Here’s Why.

The Taliban is killing Afghan soldiers and police officers in record numbers. Last week, 400 were killed, officials say.

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Researcher: America Needs More, Not Fewer, Migrant Workers

"Getting rid of or watering down NAFTA will only make things worse."

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Woman finds two-headed viper in her flower bed, state hopes to display it in a zoo

The copperhead is an "extremely rare" find in the wild, said Virginia herpetologist J.D. Kleopfer.        

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This two-headed snake will give you the creeps

A rare and venomous two-headed viper was found in Northern Virginia, and will be cared for in the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries.        

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Suspected power plant waste in N Carolina river

Florence's floodwaters breached a dam holding back a large reservoir at a North Carolina, power plant Friday, and coal ash from an adjacent dump could be flowing into a nearby river. An environmental group rescued a turtle from the muck. (Sept. 21)        

Federal judge orders Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to be deposed in 2020 census case

Secretary Wilbur Ross will be deposed over adding a question on citizenship status to the 2020 census.

Grassley threatens vote unless Kavanaugh accuser responds by Friday night

SCOTUS justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, is willing to testify before lawmakers as early as next week with conditions, her lawyers say.

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Apple offering AppleCare monthly plans for new iPhones along with theft and loss option

The new iPhones aren't the only thing that'll cost more. There's also a higher price tag on AppleCare, Apple's extended warranty ...

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Rihanna Has an Important New Job With the Barbados Government

"I couldn't be more proud to take on such a prestigious title in my home country"

Puerto Rico: A year of reporting on Hurricane Maria

Behind the scenes with CBS News correspondents and crews covering the impact of the storm in Puerto Rico

A college student and a minister answer each other's prayers

Jerome Jones was going through a crisis of faith when he found someone's call for help

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Rod Rosenstein: 5 things to know about the deputy U.S. attorney general

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein denies he discussed invoking the 25th Amendment to remove President Trump after James Comey was ...

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Could Our Sibling Bond Survive This U-Haul?

We were so close, and then we all got on the road.

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Trump allies want Rod Rosenstein fired after reports he discussed removing the President

President Donald Trump allies want Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein fired after reports surfaced that he discussed invoking the 25th Amendment.        

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Delta flight makes emergency landing after passenger headbutts flight attendant

On Friday an unruly Delta passenger headbutted a flight attendant. Derek Maas was removed from the flight via emergency landing in Oklahoma City.        

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5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Week

New music from Lana Del Rey and more

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