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Arctic Temperatures Create Enormous Ice Formations At Niagara Falls

The air temperature at Niagara Falls is so cold that the water and mist coming off the falls is frozen in place.
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Bitter Cold Spell Is One For The Record Books

From the Dakotas to Florida and down the East Coast, the 'Siberian Express' has much of the U.S. locked in a frigid bear hug.
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Dissolving Contact Lenses Could Make Eye Drops Disappear

Eye drops are unpleasant, and they don't do a great job of delivering medication to the eye. A superthin wafer that slowly dispenses medication and then dissolves is a promising replacement.
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Labor Secretary Perez Says To Dock Workers And Port Operators: Squash It Today

The Labor secretary has intervened in the negotiations and the ongoing labor dispute is hitting U.S. businesses.
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Why Some States Want To Legalize Raw Milk Sales

Selling unpasteurized milk across state lines is illegal because it poses a threat to public health. But raw milk sales are growing nonetheless. Legalization would let states regulate a risky market.
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Virginia's Former First Lady Maureen McDonnell Sentenced To 1 Year In Prison

Last fall, a federal jury found McDonnell and her husband guilty in a corruption trial that hinged on taking gifts and loans from a vitamin entrepreneur in exchange for favors.
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UCLA Outbreak Highlights Challenge Of Curbing Infections

The lethal bacteria that sickened people at a Los Angeles hospital belong to one of three types the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says hospitals should most urgently monitor and prevent.
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An American Dream, A Cuban Soul: Poet Richard Blanco Finds 'Home'

While immigration is a subject of some of the most intense political debates in this country, inaugural poet Richard Blanco says it also drives his art. He shares his journey of becoming an American.
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At Baseball's Spring Training, Giants' Bochy Has Heart Surgery

For defending champions the San Francisco Giants, the excitement of spring training is tempered by concern for manager Bruce Bochy, who underwent heart surgery Thursday.
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Bad Weather Kept North Carolina Senators At Home — Except 1

Democratic Sen. Jeff Jackson had the chamber to himself, and he decided not to waste any time. He got right to work passing his agenda. Jackson tracked his imaginary progress on Facebook.

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