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South Korea Reacts To North's Third Nuclear Test

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North Korea rocket launch seen as covert missile test

The launch follows North Korea's widely disputed claim last month to have tested a hydrogen bomb.

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Doctors say meningitis threat not high for use of new vaccine

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Offers Free Meningitis Vaccinations

At Santa Clara University, three students have been infected with the potentially deadly disease and hundreds more have waited hours for emergency vaccines.

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Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down

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Giant jackhammers reduced 220 feet of the 6th Street Bridge roadway to rubble by Saturday morning and were working on bringing down three massive support columns.

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Theft and artistry: Coldplay, Beyoncé in India spark discussion on appropriation

Beyoncé in the video for Coldplay's Hymn For The Weekend.

These days, it's pretty much impossible to miss a discussion on cultural appropriation. But we explore where we draw the line between what's acceptable and what's downright offensive.

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North Korea moves up planned rocket launch to next week

Pyongyang says it will be launching an "observation satellite," but many nations view the launch as a concealed long-range missile test. The launch had previously been scheduled between Feb. 8 and 25.

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Who qualifies for the state's new tax credit?

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The people who will benefit are California's poorest — households with incomes less than $15,000 per year. In L.A. County, 100,000 households could qualify.

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Democrats debate: What is a progressive and who wants to be one?

Theodore Roosevelt is one of the earliest presidents associated with "progressive" politics, even accepting the nomination of the Progressive Party in 1912.

The term has also been used to cover certain ideas, attitudes, movements and schools of thought. It has been affixed to leading American politicians, in both major parties, including Teddy Roosevelt.

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Making science teaching more than 'a backup plan'

Amelia Westerdale works with physics students during a tutorial session at the University of Colorado Boulder. Westerdale is part of the Learning Assistant Program, tasked with helping to coach and tutor students.

The Learning Assistant Program at the University of Colorado Boulder is producing better science learning from kindergarten through college.