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Angry Mob Sets Fire To Parliament In Burkina Faso

Angered at an impending vote to allow President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-old rule, protesters also reportedly set fire to the ruling party's headquarters in the capital, Ouagadougou.

VIDEO: You Don't Know Jack-O'-Lanterns

Explore the guts and glory of pumpkin science with Skunk Bear's latest video.

Monsanto Hired This Guy To Help It Win Over Millennials

Vance Crowe, 32, has a tough assignment: reach out to millennials, many of whom are skeptical of GMOs. Crowe says the company can do a better job of listening to their concerns.

With Limited Gains, U.S. Bombing Campaign Faces Growing Criticism

U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State began nearly three months ago, yet there have been relatively few changes on the battlefield. Many analysts say the U.S. effort may not be sufficient.

After The Waves, Staten Island Homeowner Takes Sandy Buyout

Stephen Drimalas fled his home as the storm hit, and it was badly damaged. Now he and some of his neighbors are selling their property to the state, which hopes to get people out of flood-prone areas.

Tunisia's Secularists Victorious In Parliamentary Vote

The Nidda Tounes (Tunisia Calls) party won just under 40 percent of the seats, beating out the ruling Islamist Ennahda party.

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Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah And Coastal Events Oct. 30-Nov.2

Anna Chandler, Arts and Entertainment Editor of Connect Savannah, and Jim Reed, Film Scene columnist for Do Savannah, share their picks for a fun (and spooky) Halloween weekend in Savannah.

Russian Engines Could Be Focus Of Antares Launch Failure Probe

NK-33 engines, originally destined for a Soviet-era moon shot that never got off the ground and later used in the Antares, are suspect, some scientists say.

To Tackle Sexual Assault Cases, Colleges Enlist Investigators-For-Hire

Colleges are under pressure to revamp how they handle sexual assault cases. Some schools, rather than trying to train administrators to act like prosecutors, are outsourcing the job to real ones.

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