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Final resting place of Copernicus

Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus is famous for figuring out that the Earth revolves around the sun. For nearly five centuries the location of Copernicus' earthly remains was a mystery. Now the case is cracked: We're wondering if you know where?

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Protecting themselves in Juarez

Residents in the Mexican border city of Juarez are increasingly forming neighborhood associations and blocking off streets in an effort shield themselves from ongoing drug violence. Monica Ortiz Uribe discovered the trend is uniting neighborhoods.

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Bad news for Romney: Perry drops out, Iowa Caucus takes back his victory

Mitt Romney would probably like to go back to bed. The former Massachusetts Governor learned Thursday that the Iowa Caucus had recounted its ballots, and the final tally had Rick Santorum in the lead. But, with some ballots lost, no official winner will be declared. Plus, Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the presidential race and endorsed Romney rival Newt Gingrich.

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Mosque attacks in Pakistan

Gunmen attacked two mosques in the Pakistani city of Lahore today. At least 70 people are reported to have been killed. Anchor Marco Werman gets the latest from the BBC's Aleem Maqbool, who is in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.