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Survivors of the London tower fire say they'll launch their own investigation

As an investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire in London continues, survivors and others are coming together to crowdsource lists of those found safe, as well as those still missing or presumed dead. The World’s Marco Werman interviews Joshua Vantard, a 26-year-old engineering student who created a database of names of those found, missing and confirmed deceased.

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Afghanistan's all-girl robotics team can't get visas to come to the US

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Update: An all-girl team from Afghanistan got the chance of a lifetime to participate in a global robotics competition in the United States. Initially, their visas were denied. But Trump urged a reversal following public outcry over the Afghan girls' inability to attend the event.

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What are the best snow boots to wear?

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Winter has now hit North America and many of us are shopping for new winter boots. Researchers in Toronto came up with a rating system to test the slip resistance of 100 different types of winter boots, based on how they performed against icy conditions simulated in their state-of-the-art winter lab. You won't be happy with what they found.