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The Tennessee Aquarium says a system connected to an electric eel's tank enables his shocks to power strands of lights on the nearby tree.

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Every time the electric eel named Miguel Wattson releases a jolt of electricity, a festively decorated Christmas tree next to his tank at the Tennessee Aquarium flickers and glows.

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The Facebook-owned social media giant will use the information to ensure a safer platform for younger users and more accurately targeted ads across the board.

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Zimmerman and his lawyer, Larry Klayman, allege that a key witness for the prosecution was an impostor. Martin's family calls it an "unfounded and reckless lawsuit."

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Carter, 95, has suffered a string of health challenges in recent months. He was released from a Georgia hospital Wednesday after receiving treatment for a urinary tract infection.

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The award is typically given to just one visual artist born or based in the U.K. But this year, its four politically committed finalists asked to make a "collective statement" — and got their wish.

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House investigators cited a series of newly disclosed telephone records that have set off new scrutiny and questions about key players in the Ukraine affair.

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The bill, which passed on Tuesday night in a 407-1 vote, condemns Beijing's treatment of the Muslim minority in Western China. It comes days after a measure supporting Hong Kong protesters.

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The initial results from an ambitious mission to get a spacecraft close to the Sun are shedding new light on some old mysteries about our closest star.

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