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Viral Photos: Brothers redo childhood pics 30 years later

Remember posing with your brother or sister in those awkward matching outfits as a kid? We've all been there.

Scientists discover black hole 12 billion times bigger than the sun

Researchers in China have spotted a supermassive black hole, which they say is 12 billion times the size of the sun and formed around 900 million years after the Big Bang.

Amid killings and kidnappings, can Christianity survive in the Middle East?

Christianity was born in Bethlehem, in what's now the West Bank. It took root among people like the Assyrians, who flourished in ancient Mesopotamia.

Astronaut finds water in helmet after seven-hour spacewalk

NASA astronaut Terry Virts found a small amount of water in his helmet after a spacewalk this week, but it did not put him in any danger or interfere with his duties. Virts said he first noticed traces of fluid and dampness in his helmet Wednesday

Girl's police call exposes trail of death: 7 killed in 4 Missouri homes

A small Missouri town's discovery that a gunman killed seven people and injured another Thursday night began when a girl managed to flee a residence where she heard gunfire. She ran to a neighbor's house and called police, say investigators in

The science behind the controversial blue-black, gold-white dress

Before you strangle your best friend who sees the colors in the now-famous dress differently than you do, please know that there's a scientific explanation.

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek’ dies

Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of "Star Trek's" logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83.

3 men try to join ISIS: Here's what we know

Their arrests took place in New York and Florida.

llamas on the lam capture nations attention

Picture a mix of your favorite movie car chase and a trip to the zoo. Two llamas were on the loose in Sun City, Arizona, Thursday, with TV cameras following them as law enforcement closed in.

What is net neutrality?

A decision today paves the way for "equal opportunity" for the internet. In a three-to-two decision, the federal communications commission voted for more internet regulations, known as "net neutrality."