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Smog-eating tower exhibit

China's Smog-Eating Tower Isn't Getting The Job Done

It's not cleaning as much air as expected.

  World

A person smashes items in a rage room in Toronto
Battle Sports

Smashing Away Stress Is Now All The Rage

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg
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63 Ugandan Schools Funded By Zuckerberg, Gates To Close Permanently

Uyghur men leave the Id Kah Mosque following the Eid prayers.
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China Reportedly Told Residents Of One Region To Forfeit Passports

Queen Elizabeth II
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Lay Off The Queen; She's Paying For The Buckingham Palace Renovations

Wildfire burns among trees in Israel
Israeli Police

Israel Says Arsonists Are To Blame For Wildfires Across The Country

Oldham gritter winter service truck
Twitter / @OldhamCouncil

This Town Let The Public Name A Gritter Truck, And Things Got Punny

Flowers surround a picture of Jo Cox during a vigil.
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'Terrorist' Will Spend His Life Behind Bars For The Murder Of Jo Cox

Facebook is shown on a computer screen.
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Facebook May Be Experimenting With Software That Censors Posts

A beach in eastern Japan
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Tsunami Warning Issued For Japan Following Earthquake

Bones from victims of Rwanda's genocide.
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Catholic Church In Rwanda Apologizes For Role In Country's Genocide

Reince Priebus at RNC
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Priebus Says US Should Bar People From Areas That Harbor Terrorists

Mosquitos in a lab.
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Zika Is No Longer An International Health Emergency

Buckingham Palace
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Buckingham Palace Updates Could Cost $455 Million

Cracked earth in reservoir bed
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Solving One Of The Biggest Challenges This Century: Water

President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump
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Obama Tells Trump To Follow His Lead On Europe And Russia

An origami elephant
Wildlife Conservation Society

Origami Might Actually Help Save Elephants

Representation of an asteroid deflection mission
European Space Agency

Scientists Really Want To Smash A Spacecraft Into An Asteroid

A girl in a refugee camp in Greece
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Aid Shortage In Greece Will Leave Refugees Without Warmth This Winter

Workers fill a sinkhole in Japan.
NHK

Japanese Repaired A Giant Sinkhole In Just A Few Days

Ben Hooper swimming
Swim the Big Blue

British Man Begins 2,000-Mile Swim Across Atlantic Ocean

A landslide in New Zealand blocks a coastal road after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
New Zealand Defense Force

A Major Earthquake — And Hundreds Of Aftershocks — Hit New Zealand

Pizza, a polar bear living in a Chinese mall.
The Humane Society of the United States

'World's Saddest Polar Bear' Gets A Break From Chinese Mall

People gather to honor the Paris terror attack victims
Présidence de la République

One Year After The Paris Attacks, France's State Of Emergency Remains

A FARC rebel
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Colombia And FARC Rebels Try Again With New Peace Agreement

Protestors in Australia
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The US Will Take In Some Refugees Stuck In Australia's Island Camps

President Barack Obama
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President Obama Officially Deserts The TPP Trade Deal

Soldiers take inventory of weapons before a mission at Bagram Air Base.
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At Least 4 Killed In Suicide Bombing On US Air Base In Afghanistan

An artist's rendering of Tongtianlong limosus
Zhao Chuang via Nature

New Dinosaur Fossil Has A Lot In Common With Its Bird Relatives

John Kerry looks at toy penguins in New Zealand
U.S. Department of State

Kerry Becomes First Secretary Of State To Visit All 7 Continents

Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Diplomat Says Trump Campaign And Russia Were In Communication