On one of the hottest days this summer, locals in the tiny village of Kulusuk, Greenland heard what sounded like an explosion. It turned out to be a soccer field's worth of ice breaking off a glacier more than five miles away.

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Superlong hair, or serving his country?

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The marriage contract had just been signed, and the festivities were in full swing. But just as close relatives of the newlyweds were emerging from an upstairs room to join hundreds of friends and family members at a Kabul wedding hall, an uninvited guest walked forward. What should have been a moment of celebration turned into a scene of unimaginable carnage, as an ISIS suicide bomber blew himself up in front of the band playing in the men's section of the venue.

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Today, the names of so many cities and towns are more closely associated with memorials -- in the aftermath of mass shootings -- than monuments.

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• Your car can be deadly, even when parked

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Having children will make you happier than staying childless, according to a new study, but not until later in life, when they have flown the nest.

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