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Words With Friends adds 50,000 pop culture words

Sep 19, 2017

The Scrabble-esque mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words, like BFF, delish and FOMO

In Namibia, 1533 Portuguese shipwreck's relics hidden away

Sep 15, 2017

In Namibia, 1533 Portuguese shipwreck's relics hidden away as archaeologists worry about decay

Norwegians find well-preserved Viking-era sword

Sep 14, 2017

A Norwegian archaeologist says a well-preserved, if rusty, iron sword dating to the Viking era has been found in southern Norway

Mexico quake hit hard at center of Zapotec 'muxe' culture

Sep 12, 2017

The magnitude 8.1 quake that killed 96 people across Mexico struck hardest in the heartland of Mexico's Zapotec culture

UK approves Stonehenge tunnel, diverted to ease druid dismay

Sep 12, 2017

British authorities have approved a contentious road tunnel under Stonehenge, but altered its route so it doesn't impede views of the sun during the winter solstice

US historian who spent decades in Afghanistan dies at 90

Sep 10, 2017

An American historian who spent decades in Afghanistan working to preserve the heritage of the war-torn country died Sunday

Travel

California condor takes flight in wild after near extinction

Sep 20, 2017

The endangered California condor is making a slow but steady comeback in the wild three decades after the giant bird went nearly extinct

College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

Sep 20, 2017

College towns say they are feeling the pinch in the debate over whether short term rental sites like Airbnb have driven up housing costs

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

Sep 20, 2017

Hurricane Maria has slammed into the Caribbean island of Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
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High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
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High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

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High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
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High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

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High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH