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Two killer whales fly out of the water during a show at SeaWorld Orlando's Shamu Stadium in 2010. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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Animals

Months After 'Blackfish' Release, Controversy For SeaWorld Grows

An anti-SeaWorld movement has unfolded online and on social media in the wake of the documentary about the death of an orca trainer at the park. Musical acts and schoolchildren have boycotted the theme park — but it's still drawing big crowds.

Boeing machinists and other supporters held a rally against the company's offer the day before the critical vote, which took place in early January. Ashley Gross/KPLU hide caption

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Boeing Machinists' Plight Marks Changing Times For Labor

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Two killer whales fly out of the water during a show at SeaWorld Orlando's Shamu Stadium in 2010. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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Months After 'Blackfish' Release, Controversy Over SeaWorld Grows

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SoloHealth owns 3,500 health screening kiosks like this one in San Francisco. In some states, the company sells customer contact information to insurers. April Dembosky hide caption

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Shots - Health News

After Checking Blood Pressure, Kiosks Give Sales Leads To Insurers

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After Checking Blood Pressure, Kiosks Give Sales Leads To Insurers

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Dean Winchester (left, played by Jensen Ackles) and his brother Sam (Jared Padalecki) battle evil beings on CW's Supernatural. The brothers may be easy on the eyes, but sex appeal alone doesn't explain Supernatural's passionate fan base. Cate Cameron/The CW hide caption

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The Few, The Fervent: Fans Of 'Supernatural' Redefine TV Success

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A few years ago, a woman's place in the mosque was a fringe issue. Now, some are demanding change. Hind Makki/Courtesy of Side Entrance hide caption

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Muslim Women Challenge American Mosques: 'Now Is The Time'

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Clark, the Chicago Cubs' first mascot, hugs children during his debut at Advocate Illinois Masonic's Pediatric Developmental Center. Steve Green/AP/Courtesy of the Chicago Cubs hide caption

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New Cubs Mascot Gets The Cold Shoulder From Some Fans

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Pro-life demonstrators stand outside the U.S. Supreme Court following oral arguments in the case dealing with a Massachusetts law imposing a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics for demonstrations and protests. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Justices Appear Divided On Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones

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The TV series Downton Abbey has dealt with the issue of inheritance that allows British hereditary peers to pass down titles and estates to male relatives, but not female ones. Parliament is now considering a change to that law. Nick Briggs/AP/PBS hide caption

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The 'Downton Abbey Law' Would Let British Women Inherit Titles

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German farmer Rudolf Buehler and other opponents of the Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement protest with 17 pigs in front of the chancellor's office building in Berlin on Wednesday. Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson/NPR hide caption

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The Salt

German Farmers Fear For Europe's Bacon With U.S. Trade Deal

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German Farmers Fear For Europe's Bacon With U.S. Trade Deal

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The Minnesota Orchestra musicians and management have finally bridged their long and bitter labor dispute. Ann Marsden/Minnesota Orchestra hide caption

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The Minnesota Orchestra's Labor Dispute Is Over. What's Next?

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A flock of Northern bald ibises forms a flying V. Courtesy of Markus Unsöld hide caption

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Science

The Science Behind Flying In V Formation

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The Science Behind Flying In V Formation

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