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Tiny Texas Town Sees School's Record-Setting Football Season End

The 29 players on Booker High School's football team include two cousins who became the state's all-time leading passer and leading receiver this season.

Highway Bandits Steal Blood Believed To Contain Ebola Virus

A roadway robbery in Guinea resulted in an alarming haul this week, as thieves made off with cash, personal items and a batch of Red Cross blood samples.

Diplomats Look To Solve Iran's Nuclear Issue As Deadline Nears

More diplomats are joining the discussions this weekend, hoping to broker a deal to ease years of disputes over Iran's nuclear program.

Poo Power: New British Bus Runs On Human Waste

Touting the use of renewable energy, the Bath Bus Company says the Bio-Bus runs cleaner than a bus powered by a traditional diesel engine.

It's Crunch Time For The Iranian Nuclear Talks

Iran and six world powers are meeting this weekend in Vienna with a Monday deadline looming. Here's a look at what it all means for Iran and its neighbors.

Wealthy Arabs Flock To Pakistan To Kill The Bustards

The Houbara bustard, a large bird whose numbers are declining, migrates to Pakistan every winter. Rich Arabs follow close behind and hunt them in large numbers. Some Pakistanis say this must stop.

National Parks Look To Lock Out Wild Ginseng Diggers

It's illegal to dig wild ginseng out of national park land. But it sells for thousands of dollars overseas, so poachers find it hard to resist.

Thai Martial Law Will Remain In Place 'Indefinitely,' Minister Says

The comments by the justice minister came in an interview to Reuters news agency nearly six months after the military overthrew the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.

You Might Be Surprised When You Take Your Temperature

Ebola has made us all obsessed with body temperature. 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit is normal, right? But what about 98.2? Or 99? And how high and low can you go on the thermometer and survive?

Electric Bikes, On A Roll In Europe, Start To Climb In U.S.

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

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