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How The Sharing Economy Works On The Farm

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:12pm

When times are tough for farmers, they can't invest in new machines. To compensate, farming equipment has entered the sharing economy.

N.H. Sen. Shaheen: 'I Want To See A Woman Become President'

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:06pm

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says "I never hear any men who are supporting Bernie get asked about if they're supporting him because he's a man."

New Hampshire Celebrates A Century Of Voting First

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:02pm

The wrinkle New Hampshire added to the presidential election was holding a primary very early. Would candidates even countenance the idea of traipsing through the snow? It turned out that they would.

The Fastest And Slowest Talking States In The U.S.

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:52am

In a state-by-state breakdown, the firm found that northern states tended to speak faster, say more words and grow impatient quicker than southern states.

Did Marshawn Lynch Just Announce His Retirement Without Using Any Words?

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:00am

The Seahawks haven't officially said Lynch is retiring, and it's highly unlikely he would hold a news conference to banter with reporters

Video Seems To Show Somali Airport Workers Had Role In Plane Bombing

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 10:13am

CCTV footage seems to show airport workers handing off a suitcase to the bomber, who was the only casualty in the attack. He was sucked out of a hole in the side of the plane.

Hold Your Nose And Take A Bite: The Odd Appeal Of A South Korean Fish Dish

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 9:41am

Hongeo is skate fermented in its own urine and served sashimi-style. Despite its powerful ammonia smell, it's a beloved delicacy in parts of South Korea, and a vital part of the local fishing economy.

Top Stories: Latest On Taiwan Quake; Migrants Perish Off Turkey

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:48am

Also: South Korea claims North Korea is planning another nuclear test; a blizzard strikes the upper Plains; and somebody mysteriously returns a rare, stolen tortoise to an Australian zoo.

Songs We Love: HXLT (feat. Kathleen Hanna), 'Together'

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:30am

Flanked by the original riot grrrl, Chicago's genre-crossing singer-rapper unleashes an afro-punk anthem of unity.

At Least 24 Migrants Die After Boat Capsizes Off Of Turkey's Coast

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:09am

The boat had been heading for the Greek island of Lesbos, reportedly taking a new route to avoid "intensified security measures to prevent migrant crossings."




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