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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Celebrity nudes leaked

The FBI is investigating after alleged nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Victoria Justice, Mary E. Winstead and other female celebrities appeared on sites such as Perez Hilton, Reddit, Twitter and Tumblr, potentially leaked through Apple's iCloud backup system. While Justice said on Twitter the photos of ...

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Ebola-infected patients released from hospital

Two Americans diagnosed with Ebola, Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, were released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, yesterday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there is no risk to public health. Ebola is still posing problems in West Africa ...

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Protests over 18-year-old man's death in Ferguson, Missouri

Michael Brown, an unarmed, black, soon-to-be-college student, was shot and killed by a white, 28-year-old police officer after a struggle Saturday, Aug. 9. Though an early report suggested Brown as the aggressor, several eyewitnesses have disputed these claims. The shooting has ...

Rocky Tops and Bottoms

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Rising: Football fever

The Vols won – albeit, against themselves. But what really mattered in Saturday's Orange and White game was not the number on the scoreboard but rather the numbers in the seats. Vol Nation showed up in full, practically filling Neyland Stadium's lower bowl with nearly 70 ...

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Rising: Tennessee Basketball

Both Tennessee basketball teams will compete in the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 this weekend. Junior guard Josh Richardson scored 26 points in the Vols 83-63 second-round win over Mercer on Sunday, marking the game-high and his career-high. Lady Vol senior guard Meighan Simmons played her last home game at Thompson-Boilng Arena and scored 10 of her 17 points in the second half, helping the Lady Vols pull out 67-51win over Saint John's.

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Fri Mar 07, 2014

Rising: Concerns over Crimean invasion

For those of you who haven't been following the Russia-Ukraine saga as it has developed, here's the rundown: Ukraine's government is becoming increasingly pro-Western, but the majority of ethnic Russians in Crimea, a small peninsula between mainland Ukraine and Russia, has led ...

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Wed Feb 19, 2014

Top: Students survive snow-day with zero casualties

After a last-minute decision, students rejoiced during a snow day on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. The extremely packable snow made for great snowballs and snowmen – and on occasion, snow artwork displaying the male anatomy. The fun and games, however, came nearly 50 years ...

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Wed Feb 12, 2014

Top: Flappy Bird is no more

Recently known as both a popular and infuriating game among the younger generation, Flappy Bird is no longer available as an App on smart devices. App retailers are no longer offering the game to new users, though those who have already installed the game ...

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Wed Jan 29, 2014

Rising: The new Student Union

After months of staring down into a hole in the ground, UT students are now craning their necks to see the new Student Union explode out of the depths. Progress is actually on schedule, and phase one of the new building looks to be complete ...

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Fri Nov 15, 2013

Rising: Lives saved by YouTube

A car mechanic from Argentina named Jorge Odon watched a YouTube video on how to remove a cork from the inside of a wine bottle. The New York Times reported Odon then thought of applying the same method to babies stuck in their birthing canals ...