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Animals
8:10 pm
Fri May 8, 2015

In 'Rise Of Animals,' Sir David Attenborough Tells Story Of Vertebrates

Sir David Attenborough in Beijing, holding a fossil of Hadrocodium, as featured in the Smithsonian Channel series, Rise of Animals: Triumph of the Vertebrates, premiering Wednesday, May 13.
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Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 10:38 pm

Famed British broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough has been lending his calming voice to nature documentaries ever since TV was in black and white.

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Law
4:34 pm
Fri May 8, 2015

San Francisco Police Texting Scandal Could Compromise Thousands Of Cases

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 10:38 pm

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Around the Nation
4:34 pm
Fri May 8, 2015

Thousands Gather On National Mall For Victory In Europe Day Celebration

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Around the Nation
4:34 pm
Fri May 8, 2015

WWII Planes Fill D.C. Skies For V-E Day

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 10:38 pm

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On the National Mall in Washington, D.C. - actually, at the World War II Memorial - this afternoon, thousands of people came to the Mall to observe the 70th anniversary of V-E Day - Victory in Europe Day - the end of the Second World War in Europe.

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Commentary
4:34 pm
Fri May 8, 2015

Week In Politics: New Presidential Candidates, U.K. Elections

Originally published on Fri May 8, 2015 10:38 pm

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And this week, three more Republican candidates officially joined the presidential race.

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MIKE HUCKABEE: I grew up blue-collar, not blueblood.

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