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1 dead, many injured in crash of bus heading from LA to Washington

One passenger was killed and many more were left injured Sunday after a bus headed from Southern California to Washington overturned on I-5, CHP officials said.

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Monday wind gusts could hamper traffic in some areas

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The National Weather Service said the winds are just strong enough to be a nuisance, but high temps throughout the week could make Thanksgiving a beach holiday.

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Marine Corps finds it tough to shut down sexist Facebook groups

This Nov. 19 screenshot shows the cover photo of an unofficial Marine group on Facebook called "Just the Tip, of the Spear." The group and those like it have been accused of promoting sexism and of acting as a forum for hate speech.

Female Marines are being humiliated and generally degraded by their peers on Facebook. The groups' pages are frequently shut down, but return within days due to a dedicated following.

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What microbes lurked in the last public restroom you used?

Even cleaning a bathroom daily didn't much affect the make-up of the community of microbes living there, scientists say.

A census of bacteria and viruses on the floors, toilets and soap dispensers of several bathrooms on a college campus turned up around 77,000 different types of organisms. Oh, joy.

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'Founding' letter that inspired Kerouac found 60 years later

It's been called the letter that launched a literary genre — 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his friend Jack Kerouac in 1950.

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies

Washington, D.C., Councilman and former Mayor Marion Barry was famously re-elected after going to jail for crack cocaine possession, but started out as a champion for the city's disenfranchised.

The fiery Washington, D.C., politician who was famously re-elected after going to jail for crack cocaine possession, has died after months of battling a number of health issues. He was 78.

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UVA bans frats until January in wake of campus rape article

Saying she is acting out of ""great sorrow, great rage," University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan, seen here in April, is suspending all the school's fraternities until January.

In a recent article, a student named Jackie describes how her initial excitement of being invited to a party was replaced by fear and violence, after a group of men trapped her in a room.

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Electric bikes, on a roll in Europe, start to climb in US

Joel Bowman, 66, rides his e-bike six miles daily to his job at Emory University in Atlanta.

E-bikes have been popular in Europe for some time. But recently there's been a surge in U.S. sales amid changing perceptions that e-bikes aren't just for elderly.