April 17th, 2014
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Pick up your pencils: A sneak peek at the new SAT

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Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, which aims for more real-world applications and analysis from students.

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April 16th, 2014
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Police detonate bags left at Boston Marathon finish line

NBC News: Police evacuated the block surrounding the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday after a man dropped two bags in the area. 

As a precaution, a bomb squad detonated the bags after using a remote-controlled robot to examine one. It is currently unclear what was inside the backpacks. Police took the man into custody.

The threat comes on the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people.

Follow updates at BreakingNews.com.

Photo: A backpack that was left unattended Tuesday on Boylston Street at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. (WBZ-TV via Reuters)

 

 

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April 16th, 2014
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South Korea ferry carrying hundreds of students sinks

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Almost 300 people were unaccounted for Wednesday after a ferry mainly carrying students on a high school trip capsized and sank off South Korea’s coast.

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April 16th, 2014
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Canadian police arrest teen in connection to Heartbleed bug attack

CBC News: Canadian police arrested a 19-year-old man in London, Ontario, on Wednesday in connection to the theft of tax-payer information through the Heartbleed bug.

Police allege the man stole 900 social insurance numbers from the Canada Revenue Agency by exploiting the Heartbleed vulnerability in the OpenSSL encryption software. He faces counts of unauthorized use of a computer and mischief in relation to data.

This is the first charge related to an attack exploiting the Heartbleed bug. 

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Photo: Heartbleed.com VIA Tom’s Guide

 

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April 15th, 2014
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Boston Marathon bombings remembered with moment of silence

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The bells of Boston’s Old South Church tolled as a flag was hoisted up a small flagpole Tuesday at the spot of the Boston Marathon finish line, one year to the minute after tragedy struck there.

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April 15th, 2014
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Sky gazers see the red side of the moon

CNN:Sky gazers were treated to a view of the red side of the moon overnight as refracted sunlight during a total lunar eclipse produced a reddish hue known as a ‘blood moon’

Photo: The moon takes on a deep red color in a view captured from the Mount Lemmon Sky Center (UA Mt. Lemmon Sky Center)

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April 14th, 2014
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Women who have been elected or appointed head of state around the globe. 

  Female head of government (yellow) 

  Female head of state (light blue) 

  Female head of state/government (combined) (light green)

  Female head of state and female head of government (dark green) 

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April 14th, 2014
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Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge tour of New Zealand continues in Christchurch

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge met members of the public in Latimer Square Gardens, Christchurch, as well as taking part in a game of cricket

See more photos from the Royal Tour here

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