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Oil field workers drill into the Gypsum Hills near Medicine Lodge, Kan. Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," to coax out oil and gas has led to a natural gas boom, but some remain concerned of the potential environmental impact. Orlin Wagner/AP hide caption

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Environment

From Coal To Gas: The Potential Risks And Rewards

11 min

From Coal To Gas: The Potential Risks And Rewards

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Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams, right, carries the coffin of senior IRA commander Brendan Hughes, in West Belfast, Northern Ireland. Peter Morrison/AP hide caption

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Who Killed Jean McConville? A Battle For IRA Secrets

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Academy Award-winning actress Celeste Holm was best known for roles in Gentleman's Agreement, All About Eve and Oklahoma! AP hide caption

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Obituaries

'Oklahoma!' Actress Celeste Holm Dies At 95

4 min

'Oklahoma!' Actress Celeste Holm Dies At 95

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Christopher Nolan on the set of The Dark Knight Rises, drawing some Batman graffiti. Ron Phillips/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Movie Interviews

'Dark Knight Rises,' But Saga Ends For Director Nolan

8 min

'Dark Knight Rises,' But Saga Ends For Director Nolan

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The chia plant is "a petite nutrient-packed powerhouse" writes Wayne Coates. There is evidence that the Aztecs used the seeds as early as 3,500 B.C. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Author Interviews

Chewing Chia Packs A Superfood Punch

2 min

Chewing Chia Packs A Superfood Punch

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Joe Elliott fronting Def Leppard in London last year. Jo Hale/Getty Images hide caption

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The Record

Def Leppard's Joe Elliott On Covering Def Leppard

6 min

Def Leppard's Joe Elliott On Covering Def Leppard

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