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WhatsApp Will Start Sharing Data, Including Phone Numbers, With Facebook

3 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

It will also test new ways for businesses to communicate with users on the app. The privacy policy changes mark the long-expected move by Facebook to begin making money from the free app.

Beginning Of The End? Impeachment Trial Opens For Brazil's Dilma Rousseff

11 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

It's the final phase of a long process that could potentially remove her from office over alleged fiscal mismanagement. And every indication suggests she will indeed be impeached.

My 1,000-Mile Trek To Bassland, Home Of The 'Seinfeld' Theme Creator

12 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

On Aug. 25, 1986, Paul Simon released his seventh solo album, “Graceland,” the title track of which features the songwriter singing about his road trip to Elvis Presley’s house of the same name. I grew up listening to “Graceland” during...Show More Summary

FARC Rebels, Colombian Government Sign Historic Peace Treaty

13 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The guerrilla war between Marxist rebels and Colombia's government has stretched on for more than half a century. Now the two sides have met in Havana to sign a peace agreement.

In Maine, Land From Burt's Bees Co-Founder Is Declared A National Monument

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

Roxanne Quimby donated nearly 88,000 acres of land — once used to harvest timber for paper mills — to the federal government. Now it's the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

Judge To Decide If This Painting Is By Peter Doig (Doig Says It's Not)

2 days agoNews : The Two-Way

A retired corrections officer says he bought the painting from Doig in 1976, but Doig (now a famous artist) says that wasn't him. So the retiree lawyered up and went to court.

Federal Judge To Rule On Whether Peter Doig Painted Desert Landscape

2 days agoNews : The Two-Way

While artists may get involved in legal battles, this one is a bit different. In a Chicago case involving mistaken identity, LSD and jail time, Peter Doig has to prove he didn't paint a landscape.

Under New Philippine President, Nearly 1,800 Have Died In Extrajudicial Killings

3 days agoNews : The Two-Way

During his campaign, Rodrigo Duterte threatened drug dealers with death. Now the Senate is investigating a wave of killings by police and vigilantes during Duterte's first seven weeks in office.

Suicide Bombing At Turkish Wedding Carried Out By Child, Pinned On ISIS

3 days agoNews : The Two-Way

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack that killed at least 54 people, but Turkish officials say the device used suggests the Islamic State. The bomber was reportedly between 12 and 14.

'Googly-Eyed' Stubby Squid Captures Internet's Attention

5 days agoNews : The Two-Way

Researchers from the Nautilus exploration vessel came upon the bright purple creature with giant eyes. It may look like a cartoon character, but it's real. It's also pretty tough, a researcher says.

As July's Record Heat Builds Through August, Arctic Ice Keeps Melting

6 days agoNews : The Two-Way

July 2016 was Earth's hottest month on record. And Arctic ice has shrunk this year almost as much as it did in 2012 — the most severe melt to date.

GOP Senator: Ken Burns Documentaries Are Better At Teaching History Than Actual Teachers

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said Thursday that if the nation wants to rein in college costs, it needs to break up the “higher education cartel.” And a key way to do that would be to have more DVDs and fewer teachers. “We haven’t even come close to taking advantage of the power of technology in education,” Johnson said at a WisPolitics forum. Show More Summary

Catastrophic Floods In Louisiana Have Caused Massive Housing Crisis

6 days agoNews : The Two-Way

An estimated 40,000 houses have been damaged by flooding that some people have compared to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Some 86,000 people have applied for federal disaster aid.

Threatened By Rising Seas, An Alaskan Village Decides To Relocate

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Rising sea levels have eroded Shishmaref for many years. Now, the Inupiat Eskimo village has voted to move. One resident told NPR that it's a matter of protecting their unique community.

Uber To Roll Out Self-Driving Cars In Pittsburgh

last weekNews : The Two-Way

The ride-hailing company expects to include a human in case something goes wrong, but the driverless vehicles would be the first available for commercial use. They could be on the road in a few weeks.

A Wounded Child In Aleppo, Silent And Still, Shocks The World

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Opposition activists in Syria released a video showing a child in the back of an ambulance. The haunting image — of a quiet boy, covered in blood and dust — has captured global attention.

Louisiana Floods Leave At Least 5 Dead, Tens Of Thousands Forced From Homes

last weekNews : The Two-Way

More than 20,000 people have been rescued from the floodwaters. The state's governor describes the flooding as "unprecedented," and authorities are warning that waters could rise more in some areas.

Second Night Of Unrest In Milwaukee Following Police Shooting Saturday

last weekNews : The Two-Way

A 23-year-old black man was shot and killed as he fled a traffic stop on Saturday; police say he was armed. Protests on Sunday night were smaller and less destructive than on Saturday night.

Lead Levels Below EPA Limits Can Still Impact Your Health

last weekNews : The Two-Way

Even tiny amounts of lead in the water can cause IQ deficits in children or high blood pressure in adults.

Finance Minister says NI left out of Brexit negotiations: UK Gov won’t underwrite current EU funding for NI

Talking at this morning’s Big Ideas: Festival of Economics at NICVA, Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir indicated that Northern Ireland was being left out of post-Brexit decision making in London. He also felt it was likely the British Government would not underwrite “the half of” current EU INTERREG and PEACE funding, adding that he expected more...

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