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World

Lifelong friends learn they were switched at birth

The Canadian government is calling in an outside investigator after two men from an indigenous community were found to have been sent home with each others’ biological parents at birth in 1975. The government believes it’s not the first time it happened at that hospital; the first case is also from 1975.

National

Scientists emerge after a year of life ‘on Mars’

A six-member team of scientists lived in a dome on top of Mauna Loa for a year, which might sound good until you consider that they could only leave their dome while wearing spacesuits because they were simulating a mission to Mars. They have concluded that a manned Mars mission is feasible, at least from a “technological and psychological” perspective. But they can’t wait to swim and eat fresh food.

Business

Stocks open moderately higher on Wall Street

Stocks are opening moderately higher on Wall Street as the market comes off three days of losses. Banks rose the most in early trading Monday. Herbalife rose after activist investor Carl Icahn, the company's largest shareholder, said he has increased his stake.

Videos

Hillary Clinton formally accepts historic nomination for president

Hillary Clinton formally accepted the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday in Philadelphia, calling it "a moment of reckoning" for the country.
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Hillary Clinton formally accepts historic nomination for president

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Baby fox rescued from sewer, documented by police body cam