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  • Teen Suspended For Asking Miss America To Prom

    Teen Suspended For Asking Miss America To Prom

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:14:35 GMT
    A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.more>>
    A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school.more>>
  • Cyrus Ill, Postpones US Tour, Resumes In August

    Cyrus Ill, Postpones US Tour, Resumes In August

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-04-19 01:40:58 GMT
    Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.more>>
    Miley Cyrus is postponing her U.S. tour while she recovers from an allergic reaction to antibiotics, but will resume her performances in August.more>>
  • Lawyer: 'X-Men' Director Not In Hawaii In Mid-1999

    Lawyer: 'X-Men' Director Not In Hawaii In Mid-1999

    Friday, April 18 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 21:11:28 GMT
    A lawyer for director Bryan Singer said the director has credit card receipts, telephone records and schedules that show he wasn't in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands.more>>
    A lawyer for "X-Men" franchise director Bryan Singer said the director has credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules from the first movie in the comic book series that show he wasn't in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands.more>>
  • Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital

    Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:17:25 GMT
    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
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    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday, sending panicked people into the streets. Some walls cracked and fell, but there were no reports of major damage or casualties.
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  • NASA's Moon-Orbiting Robot Crashes Down As Planned

    NASA's Moon-Orbiting Robot Crashes Down As Planned

    Friday, April 18 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-18 18:04:30 GMT
    NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned.more>>
    NASA's robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just three days after surviving a full lunar eclipse, something it was never designed to do.more>>
  • Chelsea Clinton Expecting First Child This Fall

    Chelsea Clinton Expecting First Child This Fall

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-04-18 11:18:15 GMT
    Chelsea Clinton, the 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced Thursday that she and her husband are expecting their first child this fall.
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    Chelsea Clinton, the 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, announced Thursday that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child this fall.
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  • Obama: 8 Million Signed Up For Health Care

    Obama: 8 Million Signed Up For Health Care

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:52 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:52:37 GMT
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday.more>>
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. more>>
  • Judge Won't Order Recalled GM Cars To Be Parked

    Judge Won't Order Recalled GM Cars To Be Parked

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-04-17 19:38:45 GMT
    A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced.more>>
    A Texas federal judge has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of more than 2 million recalled cars to stop driving them until the ignition switches are replaced.more>>
  • Facebook Rolls Out Location-Sharing Feature

    Facebook Rolls Out Location-Sharing Feature

    Thursday, April 17 2014 2:58 PM EDT2014-04-17 18:58:22 GMT
    Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.more>>
    Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.more>>
  • Samples Collected From Oil Slick Not From Plane

    Samples Collected From Oil Slick Not From Plane

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:13:08 GMT
    Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane.more>>
    Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, but say tests have ruled out that a nearby oil slick came from the aircraft.more>>
  • Texas Town Recovering, Year After Deadly Blast

    Texas Town Recovering, Year After Deadly Blast

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:56:46 GMT
    Residents of West, which is recovering but has a long way to go, will mark the one-year anniversary of the blast Thursday with a moment of silence at 7:51 p.m., the exact time of the leveling blast at West Fertilizer Co.more>>
    Residents of West, which is recovering but has a long way to go, will mark the one-year anniversary of the blast Thursday with a moment of silence at 7:51 p.m., the exact time of the leveling blast at West Fertilizer Co.more>>
  • Man Charged With Marathon Hoax Held On Bail

    Man Charged With Marathon Hoax Held On Bail

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-04-17 13:51:52 GMT
    The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance.
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    The man arrested near the Boston Marathon finish line carrying a backpack containing a rice cooker was sent to a state psychiatric facility for an evaluation Wednesday after an initial court appearance.
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  • Fears Rise For Missing In South Korea Ferry Sinking

    Fears Rise For Missing In South Korea Ferry Sinking

    Thursday, April 17 2014 7:25 AM EDT2014-04-17 11:25:05 GMT
    Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for 287 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters.
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    Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for 287 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea.
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  • Fire Truck Rams California Eatery; 14 Injured

    Fire Truck Rams California Eatery; 14 Injured

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:15:56 GMT
    Two fire trucks answering a call have collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening into a restaurant and leaving 14 people, including several firefighters, injured, one critically.more>>
    Two fire trucks answering a call have collided in a Los Angeles suburb, sending one careening into a restaurant and leaving 14 people, including several firefighters, injured, one critically.more>>
  • Man Executed For Killing 3 Members Of Texas Family

    Man Executed For Killing 3 Members Of Texas Family

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 00:56:11 GMT
    A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday evening.more>>
    A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday evening.more>>
  • Sub Makes Second Dive To Search For Malaysian Plane

    Sub Makes Second Dive To Search For Malaysian Plane

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:37 AM EDT2014-04-16 11:37:49 GMT
    As a robotic submarine dove into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.
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    As a robotic submarine dove into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.
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  • Solemn Tributes Mark Boston Marathon Bombing

    Solemn Tributes Mark Boston Marathon Bombing

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-04-16 10:24:14 GMT
    Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride.
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    Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack.more>>
  • Car Accident Killed SD Girls Missing Since 1971

    Car Accident Killed SD Girls Missing Since 1971

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:36 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:36:51 GMT
    Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall. more>>
    Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall when a drought brought their car into view, authorities said Tuesday.more>>
  • Full Lunar Eclipse Delights Americas, 1st Of Year

    Full Lunar Eclipse Delights Americas, 1st Of Year

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 1:09 PM EDT2014-04-15 17:09:31 GMT
    Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse — at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.
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    Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse — at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.
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  • Robot Sub Returns To Water After First Try Cut Short

    Robot Sub Returns To Water After First Try Cut Short

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:37:33 GMT
    A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said.
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    A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said.
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  • April 15 Not Much Of A Deadline For Most Taxpayers

    April 15 Not Much Of A Deadline For Most Taxpayers

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 8:18 AM EDT2014-04-15 12:18:33 GMT
    The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don't need to fret.more>>
    The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don't need to fret.more>>
  • Questions Linger Year After Boston Marathon Bombs

    Questions Linger Year After Boston Marathon Bombs

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-04-15 11:15:43 GMT
    A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors said is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.more>>
    A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors said is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.more>>
  • Police: Utah Mom Admitted To Killing Her 6 Babies

    Police: Utah Mom Admitted To Killing Her 6 Babies

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:58 AM EDT2014-04-15 10:58:54 GMT
    Authorities said a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in her garage.
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    Authorities said a Utah woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to over 10 years told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children and then put them inside boxes in her garage.
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  • Authorities Say Hate Motivated Kansas Shooting

    Authorities Say Hate Motivated Kansas Shooting

    Monday, April 14 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-04-14 17:42:21 GMT
    Prosecutors have enough evidence to pursue hate-crime charges in the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community center and retirement complex near Kansas City, authorities said Monday.
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    Prosecutors have enough evidence to pursue hate-crime charges in the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community center and retirement complex near Kansas City, authorities said Monday, a day after the attack.
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  • Teachers Return To School Where 22 Were Stabbed

    Teachers Return To School Where 22 Were Stabbed

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:40:58 GMT
    Teachers have returned to a Pittsburgh-area high school where 21 students and a security guard were wounded in a stabbing rampage five days ago.more>>
    Teachers have returned to a Pittsburgh-area high school where 21 students and a security guard were wounded in a stabbing rampage five days ago.more>>
  • NTSB: Claim About Truck Fire Still Uncorroborated

    NTSB: Claim About Truck Fire Still Uncorroborated

    Monday, April 14 2014 7:41 AM EDT2014-04-14 11:41:54 GMT
    Federal investigators could not corroborate on Saturday a driver's claim that a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a freeway median, sideswiped her car and slammed into a bus.
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    Federal investigators could not corroborate on Saturday a driver's claim that a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a freeway median, sideswiped her car and slammed into a bus.
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  • Marilyn Monroe Earrings Auctioned For $185,000

    Marilyn Monroe Earrings Auctioned For $185,000

    Sunday, April 13 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-04-13 21:31:28 GMT
    A pair of rhinestone earrings Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere have sold at auction for $185,000.more>>
    A pair of rhinestone earrings Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1955 Hollywood film premiere have sold at auction for $185,000.more>>
  • Navajo Families Receive Electricity For First Time

    Navajo Families Receive Electricity For First Time

    Sunday, April 13 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-04-13 20:08:57 GMT
    Life has become a little easier for Margie and Alvin Tso.more>>
    Life has become a little easier for Margie and Alvin Tso.more>>
  • Tony Award-Winning Actress Phyllis Frelich Dies

    Tony Award-Winning Actress Phyllis Frelich Dies

    Saturday, April 12 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-04-13 01:39:03 GMT
    Phyllis Frelich, a Tony Award-winning deaf actress who starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," has died. She was 70.more>>
    Phyllis Frelich, a Tony Award-winning deaf actress who starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," has died. She was 70.more>>
  • Lawyer: Ex-Marine Gets 10-Year Sentence In Iran

    Lawyer: Ex-Marine Gets 10-Year Sentence In Iran

    Saturday, April 12 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-04-12 22:53:37 GMT
    An Iranian appeals court has overturned a death sentence of a former U.S. Marine convicted of working for the CIA, instead sentencing him to 10 years in prison, his lawyer said Saturday.more>>
    An Iranian appeals court has overturned a death sentence of a former U.S. Marine convicted of working for the CIA, instead sentencing him to 10 years in prison, his lawyer said Saturday.more>>
  • Woman Accused Of Tossing Shoe At Clinton Released

    Woman Accused Of Tossing Shoe At Clinton Released

    Saturday, April 12 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-04-12 21:56:26 GMT
    A Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe some 60 feet toward Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared aware during questioning by U.S. Secret Service agents of the allegation against her, authorities said Friday.more>>
    A Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe some 60 feet toward Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared aware during questioning by U.S. Secret Service agents of the allegation against her, authorities said Friday.more>>
  • Obama Announces Sebelius Resignation, Successor

    Obama Announces Sebelius Resignation, Successor

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:48:36 GMT
    President Barack Obama praised outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for helping to steer his health care law's comeback after a rocky rollout, even as he nominated a successor.
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    President Barack Obama praised outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for helping to steer his health care law's comeback after a rocky rollout, even as he nominated a successor aimed at helping the White House move past the political damage.
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  • Cause Of Deadly California Bus Crash Unknown

    Cause Of Deadly California Bus Crash Unknown

    Friday, April 11 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-04-11 18:41:48 GMT
    Investigators do not yet know what caused a FedEx tractor-trailer to veer across a grassy highway median and slam into a bus, killing 10 people, but they are looking into various factors.
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    Investigators do not yet know what caused a FedEx tractor-trailer to veer across a grassy highway median and slam into a bus, killing 10 people, but they are looking into various factors, the California Highway Patrol said Friday.
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  • Australian PM Confident Sounds Are From Flight 370

    Australian PM Confident Sounds Are From Flight 370

    Friday, April 11 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-04-11 16:32:48 GMT
    Authorities are confident that signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are from the missing Malaysian jet's black boxes, Australia's prime minister said Friday.more>>
    Authorities are confident that signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are from the missing Malaysian jet's black boxes, Australia's prime minister said Friday, raising hopes they are close to solving one of aviation's most perplexing mysteries.
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  • Nirvana, Kiss Lead New Class In Rock Hall Of Fame

    Nirvana, Kiss Lead New Class In Rock Hall Of Fame

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:20:33 GMT
    Nirvana, who set music and fashion trends with their grunge sound but whose career was cut short by leader Kurt Cobain's suicide 20 years ago, led inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday.more>>
    Nirvana, who set music and fashion trends with their grunge sound but whose career was cut short by leader Kurt Cobain's suicide 20 years ago, led inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Thursday.more>>
  • Shoe Thrown At Hillary Clinton During Speech

    Shoe Thrown At Hillary Clinton During Speech

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-04-11 14:12:39 GMT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton ducked a thrown shoe, expressed surprise, cracked a couple of jokes that drew applause and continued her keynote speech on stage in front of a Las Vegas convention audience.
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    Hillary Rodham Clinton ducked a thrown shoe, expressed surprise, cracked a couple of jokes that drew applause and continued her keynote speech on stage in front of a Las Vegas convention audience.
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  • Sebelius, Lightning Rod For Critics, Resigns

    Sebelius, Lightning Rod For Critics, Resigns

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-04-11 13:02:30 GMT
    Obama will announce Sebelius' resignation Friday and nominate his budget director, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, as her replacement.
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    Obama will announce Sebelius' resignation Friday and nominate his budget director, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, as her replacement. The moves come just over a week after sign-ups closed for the first year of insurance coverage under the so-called Obamacare law.
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  • Driver In Deadly Florida Day Care Crash In Custody

    Driver In Deadly Florida Day Care Crash In Custody

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:37:22 GMT
    A manhunt across Florida ended Thursday with the surrender of a driver blamed in a deadly crash at a day care that injured 14 and killed a 4-year-old girl who was sitting in a classroom.
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    A manhunt across Florida ended Thursday with the surrender of a driver blamed in a deadly crash at a day care that injured 14 and killed a 4-year-old girl who was sitting in a classroom awaiting her afternoon snack.
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  • Another Possible Signal Heard In Flight 370 Search

    Another Possible Signal Heard In Flight 370 Search

    Thursday, April 10 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-04-11 01:33:11 GMT
    An air and sea hunt for the missing jet resumed Friday where an underwater sensor made the fifth detection of a signal in recent days, raising hopes that searchers are closing in on a flight recorder.
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    An air and sea hunt for the missing Malaysian jet resumed Friday in the same swath of the southern Indian Ocean where an underwater sensor made the fifth detection of a signal in recent days, raising hopes that searchers are closing in on what could be a flight recorder.
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  • Lawyer: Stabbing Suspect Like 'Deer In Headlights'

    Lawyer: Stabbing Suspect Like 'Deer In Headlights'

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:33 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:33:38 GMT
    The 16-year-old boy charged in a stabbing spree at a high school outside Pittsburgh was not a problem student or outcast like those who have been involved in other school violence across the country.more>>
    The 16-year-old boy charged in a stabbing spree at a high school outside Pittsburgh was not a problem student or outcast like those who have been involved in other school violence across the country, and was "like a deer in the headlights" hours after the attack, frightened and depressed, his attorney said Thursday.more>>
  • Stephen Colbert To Replace Letterman On Late Show

    Stephen Colbert To Replace Letterman On Late Show

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:45:11 GMT
    Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman as CBS' late-night host.more>>
    Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman as CBS' late-night host.more>>
  • Helicopter Crashes On Roof Of New Mexico Hospital

    Helicopter Crashes On Roof Of New Mexico Hospital

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:26:20 GMT
    Emergency crews rushed to the roof of New Mexico's only top-level trauma center Wednesday evening after a medical helicopter crashed after takeoff.more>>
    Emergency crews rushed to the roof of New Mexico's only top-level trauma center Wednesday evening after a medical helicopter crashed after takeoff, but the three crew members aboard didn't appear to be seriously injured.more>>
  • Sailing Family Back In US With Ailing Baby

    Sailing Family Back In US With Ailing Baby

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:28:24 GMT
    A Navy warship carrying a family whose sailboat broke down in the Pacific Ocean with a sick toddler arrived on Wednesday in San Diego.more>>
    A Navy warship carrying a family whose sailboat broke down in the Pacific Ocean with a sick toddler arrived on Wednesday in San Diego.more>>
  • Toyota Recalls 1.8M Vehicles In The US

    Toyota Recalls 1.8M Vehicles In The US

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:37:45 GMT
    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 1.8 million vehicles in the U.S. for various safety problems, including air bags that may fail to deploy.more>>
    Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 1.8 million vehicles in the U.S. for various safety problems, including air bags that may fail to deploy.more>>
  • Police: Pennsylvania Student Flashed 2 Knives, Injured 20

    Police: Pennsylvania Student Flashed 2 Knives, Injured 20

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:29:01 GMT
    A 16-year-old armed with two knives went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, leaving as many as 20 people injured.
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    A 16-year-old armed with two knives went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including a school police officer who eventually subdued the boy with the help of an assistant principal, police said.
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  • Pentagon: Shooting At NC Base Likely Accidental

    Pentagon: Shooting At NC Base Likely Accidental

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-04-09 17:23:16 GMT
    A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the fatal shooting of a Marine on guard duty by a colleague at a North Carolina base appears to have been an accident.
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    A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the fatal shooting of a Marine on guard duty by a colleague at a North Carolina base appears to have been an accident.
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  • Former Pro Wrestler Ultimate Warrior Dies At 54

    Former Pro Wrestler Ultimate Warrior Dies At 54

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:38 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:38:35 GMT
    James Hellwig, better known as former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior, has died, the WWE said. He was 54.more>>
    James Hellwig, better known as former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior, has died, the WWE said. He was 54.more>>
  • More Pings Raise Hopes Plane Will Be Found Soon

    More Pings Raise Hopes Plane Will Be Found Soon

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-04-09 16:26:13 GMT
    The frustrating monthlong search for the Malaysian jetliner received a tremendous boost when a navy ship detected two more signals that most likely emanated from the aircraft's black boxes.more>>
    The frustrating monthlong search for the Malaysian jetliner received a tremendous boost when a navy ship detected two more signals that most likely emanated from the aircraft's black boxes. The Australian official coordinating the search expressed hope Wednesday that the wreckage will soon be found.more>>
  • Government: GM Missed Deadline For Faulty Switch Data

    Government: GM Missed Deadline For Faulty Switch Data

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:20:36 GMT
    A government safety agency is fining General Motors $7,000 a day, saying the company failed to fully respond to its requests for information about a faulty ignition switch by an April 3 deadline.more>>
    A government safety agency is fining General Motors $7,000 a day, saying the company failed to fully respond to its requests for information about a faulty ignition switch by an April 3 deadline.more>>
  • Giraffe Dies In Surgery For Terminal Heart Defect

    Giraffe Dies In Surgery For Terminal Heart Defect

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-08 22:04:35 GMT
    Oklahoma City Zoo officials say a 6-month-old female giraffe with a terminal heart defect has died during surgery.more>>
    Oklahoma City Zoo officials say a 6-month-old female giraffe with a terminal heart defect has died during surgery.more>>
  • 'Complaint' Leads To Gunfight In LA Police Station

    'Complaint' Leads To Gunfight In LA Police Station

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:32:23 GMT
    A Los Angeles police officer sat at a desk on a quiet night with a single companion in the small, otherwise empty station lobby. In the next room, some three dozen people sat in a subdued neighborhood council meeting.more>>
    A Los Angeles police officer sat at a desk on a quiet night with a single companion in the small, otherwise empty station lobby. In the next room, some three dozen people sat in a subdued neighborhood council meeting.more>>
  • Man Cleared Of NYC Murder After 25 Years In Prison

    Man Cleared Of NYC Murder After 25 Years In Prison

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-04-08 21:14:33 GMT
    From the day of his 1989 arrest in a deadly New York City shooting, Jonathan Fleming said he had been 1,100 miles away, on a Disney World vacation. Despite having documents to back him up, he was convicted of murder.more>>
    From the day of his 1989 arrest in a deadly New York City shooting, Jonathan Fleming said he had been 1,100 miles away, on a Disney World vacation. Despite having documents to back him up, he was convicted of murder.more>>
  • Death Toll In Washington Mudslide Rises To 33

    Death Toll In Washington Mudslide Rises To 33

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-04-08 14:37:55 GMT
    The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso rose to 33 on Monday, according to the Snohomish County medical examiner's office, which said all but three have been identified.more>>
    The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso rose to 33 on Monday, according to the Snohomish County medical examiner's office, which said all but three have been identified.more>>
  • Ship Hunts For More 'Pings' In Malaysia Jet Search

    Ship Hunts For More 'Pings' In Malaysia Jet Search

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-04-08 13:59:02 GMT
    Search crews in the Indian Ocean failed to pick up more of the faint underwater sounds that may have been from the missing Malaysian jetliner's black boxes whose batteries are at the end of their life.more>>
    Search crews in the Indian Ocean failed to pick up more of the faint underwater sounds that may have been from the missing Malaysian jetliner's black boxes whose batteries are at the end of their life.more>>
  • Drew Carey Makes 'The Price Is Right' His Own

    Drew Carey Makes 'The Price Is Right' His Own

    Monday, April 7 2014 3:48 PM EDT2014-04-07 19:48:33 GMT
    There's so much noise during an episode of "The Price Is Right" that producers of the soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful," which is taping nearby, need to be aware of the game show's schedule.more>>
    There's so much noise during an episode of "The Price Is Right" that producers of the soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful," which is taping nearby, need to be aware of the game show's schedule so the rowdiness doesn't disrupt the filming of a love scene.more>>
  • Kentucky, Connecticut Governors Betting On Title Game

    Kentucky, Connecticut Governors Betting On Title Game

    Monday, April 7 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-04-07 18:32:57 GMT
    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy are wagering local delicacies on their home teams in the NCAA Championship men's basketball game.
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    Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy are wagering local delicacies on their home teams in the NCAA Championship men's basketball game.more>>
  • 2 New Pings Sound 'Just Like' Black Box Beacons

    2 New Pings Sound 'Just Like' Black Box Beacons

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:35 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:35:13 GMT
    An Australian ship detected two distinct, long-lasting sounds underwater that are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes in a major break in the monthlong hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.
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    An Australian ship detected two distinct, long-lasting sounds underwater that are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes in a major break in the monthlong hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the search coordinator said Monday.
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  • Iconic Hollywood Actor Mickey Rooney Dies At 93

    Iconic Hollywood Actor Mickey Rooney Dies At 93

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-04-07 10:54:30 GMT
    Mickey Rooney died Sunday at age 93 surrounded by family at his North Hollywood home, police said. The Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Rooney died a natural death.more>>
    Mickey Rooney died Sunday at age 93 surrounded by family at his North Hollywood home, police said. The Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Rooney died a natural death.more>>
  • Near Fort Hood, Church Service Honors Fallen

    Near Fort Hood, Church Service Honors Fallen

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-04-07 04:05:11 GMT
    The church program pictured an empty road being enveloped by the dark clouds of a sweeping thunderstorm, and the service's lesson was from Isaiah 35:4, "Be strong, fear not."more>>
    The church program pictured an empty road being enveloped by the dark clouds of a sweeping thunderstorm, and the service's lesson was from Isaiah 35:4, "Be strong, fear not."more>>
  • Sick Baby's Parents Defend Sailing Trip With Kids

    Sick Baby's Parents Defend Sailing Trip With Kids

    Sunday, April 6 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-07 02:53:10 GMT
    The parents of a 1-year-old girl who fell ill and had to be rescued from a sailboat attempting to circle the world are defending their decision to sail with children.
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    The parents of a 1-year-old girl who fell ill and had to be rescued from a sailboat attempting to circle the world are defending their decision to sail with children.
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  • Comedian John Pinette, 50, Dies At Pennsylvania Hotel

    Comedian John Pinette, 50, Dies At Pennsylvania Hotel

    Sunday, April 6 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-04-07 02:24:19 GMT
    John Pinette, the chubby stand-up comedian who portrayed a hapless carjacking victim in the final episode of "Seinfeld," has died. He was 50.more>>
    John Pinette, the chubby stand-up comedian who portrayed a hapless carjacking victim in the final episode of "Seinfeld," has died. He was 50.more>>
  • Angry Families Want GM Prosecuted For Defects

    Angry Families Want GM Prosecuted For Defects

    Sunday, April 6 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-04-06 22:02:50 GMT
    The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than a decade.more>>
    The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than a decade — and perhaps for covering them up.more>>
  • US To Deploy 2 More Destroyers To Japan By 2017

    US To Deploy 2 More Destroyers To Japan By 2017

    Sunday, April 6 2014 12:30 AM EDT2014-04-06 04:30:48 GMT
    The U.S. will deploy two additional ballistic missile defense destroyers to Japan by 2017 as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday.more>>
    The U.S. will deploy two additional ballistic missile defense destroyers to Japan by 2017 as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday.more>>
  • Rallies In Cities Across Us Decrying Deportation

    Rallies In Cities Across Us Decrying Deportation

    Sunday, April 6 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-04-06 04:03:42 GMT
    Immigration advocates and supporters rallied Saturday in cities across the country in a renewed effort to push President Barack Obama to put a freeze on deportations.more>>
    Immigration advocates and supporters rallied Saturday in cities across the country in a renewed effort to push President Barack Obama to put a freeze on deportations.more>>
  • 6-Year-Old Boy In Drowning Case Against Mom Dies

    6-Year-Old Boy In Drowning Case Against Mom Dies

    Saturday, April 5 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-04-05 23:16:57 GMT
    A 6-year-old Pennsylvania boy whose mother allegedly held him underwater in a bathtub died Saturday, four days after his younger brother drowned, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed.more>>
    A 6-year-old Pennsylvania boy whose mother allegedly held him underwater in a bathtub died Saturday, four days after his younger brother drowned, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed.more>>
  • Fort Hood Gunman Had Argument With Other Soldiers

    Fort Hood Gunman Had Argument With Other Soldiers

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:17:49 GMT
    The Fort Hood soldier who gunned down three other military men before killing himself had an argument with colleagues before opening fire.
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    The Fort Hood soldier who gunned down three other military men before killing himself had an argument with colleagues in his unit before opening fire, and investigators believe his mental condition was not the "direct precipitating factor" in the shooting, authorities said Friday.
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  • Murray State Nets Hoop Title For Bluegrass State

    Murray State Nets Hoop Title For Bluegrass State

    Friday, April 4 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-04-04 18:04:24 GMT
    Murray State has brought another basketball championship trophy home to Kentucky. Joining 2012 and 2013 NCAA champions Kentucky and Louisville, the Racers won the CIT title Thursday night with a 65-57 victory over Yale.more>>
    Murray State has brought another basketball championship trophy home to Kentucky. Joining 2012 and 2013 NCAA champions Kentucky and Louisville, the Racers won the CIT title Thursday night with a 65-57 victory over Yale.more>>
  • Funeral Held For 2nd Fallen Boston Firefighter

    Funeral Held For 2nd Fallen Boston Firefighter

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-04-04 02:22:23 GMT
    A Boston firefighter and former Marine killed in an apartment blaze last week was praised Thursday as a courageous, compassionate man who served his country in Iraq and his community at home.more>>
    A Boston firefighter and former Marine killed in an apartment blaze last week was praised Thursday as a courageous, compassionate man who served his country in Iraq and his community at home.more>>
  • Argument May Have Preceded Deadly Fort Hood Attack

    Argument May Have Preceded Deadly Fort Hood Attack

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:09 PM EDT2014-04-04 01:09:17 GMT
    The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood may have argued with another service member prior to the attack, and investigators believe his unstable mental health contributed to the rampage.
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    The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood may have argued with another service member prior to the attack, and investigators believe his unstable mental health contributed to the rampage, authorities said Thursday.
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  • David Letterman To Retire From 'Late Show' In 2015

    David Letterman To Retire From 'Late Show' In 2015

    Thursday, April 3 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-04-03 21:42:37 GMT
    David Letterman is retiring next year as host of "Late Show."
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    David Letterman is retiring next year as host of "Late Show."
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  • Several States Facing Weather Concerns

    Several States Facing Weather Concerns

    Thursday, April 3 2014 2:47 PM EDT2014-04-03 18:47:35 GMT
    Forecasters said unsettled weather could spawn other tornadoes and thunderstorms later Thursday, notably in southern Missouri, Arkansas, northern Louisiana and western portions of Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi.more>>
    Forecasters said unsettled weather could spawn other tornadoes and thunderstorms later Thursday, notably in southern Missouri, Arkansas, northern Louisiana and western portions of Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi.more>>
  • Malaysia Vows: We Will Give Plane Families Closure

    Malaysia Vows: We Will Give Plane Families Closure

    Thursday, April 3 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-04-03 15:38:04 GMT
    Leaders of the two countries heading multinational efforts to solve the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 pledged Thursday that no effort would be spared to give the families of those on board the answers they need.more>>
    Leaders of the two countries heading multinational efforts to solve the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 pledged Thursday that no effort would be spared to give the families of those on board the answers they need.more>>
  • Supreme Court Voids Overall Campaign Donor Limits

    Supreme Court Voids Overall Campaign Donor Limits

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-04-02 17:34:41 GMT
    The Supreme Court further loosened the reins on political giving Wednesday, ruling that big campaign donors can dole out money to as many candidates and political committees as they want.
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    The Supreme Court further loosened the reins on political giving Wednesday, ruling that big campaign donors can dole out money to as many candidates and political committees as they want as long as they abide by limits on contributions to each individual campaign.
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  • Death Toll Hits 29 In Washington Mudslide

    Death Toll Hits 29 In Washington Mudslide

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-04-02 15:53:32 GMT
    A county medical examiner has increased the death toll in the Washington state mudslide to 29.
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    A county medical examiner has increased the death toll in the Washington state mudslide to 29.
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  • Expert: Chile's Magnitude 8.2 Quake Not 'The Big One'

    Expert: Chile's Magnitude 8.2 Quake Not 'The Big One'

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-02 15:40:09 GMT
    Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake — a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.
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    Authorities in northern Chile discovered surprisingly light damage and just six reported deaths Wednesday from a magnitude-8.2 quake — a remarkably low toll for such a powerful shift in the Earth's crust.
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  • Malaysian Police: Jet Mystery May Never Be Solved

    Malaysian Police: Jet Mystery May Never Be Solved

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 8:45 AM EDT2014-04-02 12:45:18 GMT
    A police investigation may never determine the reason why the Malaysia Airlines jetliner disappeared, and search planes scouring the Indian Ocean for any sign of its wreckage aren't certain to find anything either.more>>
    A police investigation may never determine the reason why the Malaysia Airlines jetliner disappeared, and search planes scouring the Indian Ocean for any sign of its wreckage aren't certain to find anything either, officials said Wednesday.more>>
  • Savings And Loan Figure Charles Keating Dies At 90

    Savings And Loan Figure Charles Keating Dies At 90

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-04-02 03:07:20 GMT
    Charles H. Keating Jr., the notorious financier who served prison time and was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died.more>>
    Charles H. Keating Jr., the notorious financier who served prison time and was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died.more>>
  • Wisconsin, Kentucky Governors Bet Over Game

    Wisconsin, Kentucky Governors Bet Over Game

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-04-01 17:11:35 GMT
    Wisconsin and Kentucky's governors are putting their state's best beer and bourbon on the line in a friendly wager over the outcome of Saturday's Final Four game.more>>
    Wisconsin and Kentucky's governors are putting their state's best beer and bourbon on the line in a friendly wager over the outcome of Saturday's Final Four game.more>>
  • Deadline Brings High Interest For Health Insurance

    Deadline Brings High Interest For Health Insurance

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-04-01 15:33:41 GMT
    A blizzard, jammed phone lines and unreliable websites failed to stop throngs of procrastinating Americans from trying to sign up for health coverage by the midnight Monday deadline.more>>
    A blizzard, jammed phone lines and unreliable websites failed to stop throngs of procrastinating Americans from trying to sign up for health coverage by the midnight Monday deadline for President Barack Obama's signature domestic policy initiative.more>>
  • CBS Comedy 'How I Met Your Mother' Ends

    CBS Comedy 'How I Met Your Mother' Ends

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-04-01 03:15:34 GMT
    In its 208th and final episode on Monday, the CBS comedy "How I Met Your Mother" finally revealed the mystery contained in its title and then ended with a twist designed to reward longtime fans.more>>
    In its 208th and final episode on Monday, the CBS comedy "How I Met Your Mother" finally revealed the mystery contained in its title and then ended with a twist designed to reward longtime fans.more>>
  • Kentucky Budget Bill Goes To Governor's Desk

    Kentucky Budget Bill Goes To Governor's Desk

    Monday, March 31 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-04-01 01:57:23 GMT
    The Kentucky General Assembly has approved a two-year spending plan that authorizes $20.3 billion in spending for education, Medicaid, pensions, and other state government services.more>>
    The Kentucky General Assembly has approved a two-year spending plan that authorizes $20.3 billion in spending for education, Medicaid, pensions, and other state government services while cutting spending in many state agencies by 5 percent through fiscal 2016.more>>
  • Man Who Shot At White House Sentenced To 25 Years

    Man Who Shot At White House Sentenced To 25 Years

    Monday, March 31 2014 9:54 PM EDT2014-04-01 01:54:42 GMT
    An Idaho man who pleaded guilty to firing an assault rifle at the White House in 2011, striking the executive mansion more than half a dozen times, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison.more>>
    An Idaho man who pleaded guilty to firing an assault rifle at the White House in 2011, striking the executive mansion more than half a dozen times, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison.more>>
  • Obamacare Website Problems Impede Local, Nationwide Enrollments

    Obamacare Website Problems Impede Local, Nationwide Enrollments

    Monday, March 31 2014 7:40 PM EDT2014-03-31 23:40:41 GMT
    Website problems have once again plagued the Affordable Care Act healthcare enrollment site, causing delays for volunteers in Nashville.
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    Website problems have once again plagued the Affordable Care Act healthcare enrollment site, on the final day to enroll for coverage under the controversial program, causing delays for volunteers in Nashville.
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  • Soda Sales In Us Decline At Faster Pace

    Soda Sales In Us Decline At Faster Pace

    Monday, March 31 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-03-31 21:15:38 GMT
    Americans cut back on soda at an accelerated pace last year, bringing sales volume to the lowest level since 1995, according to a new report.more>>
    Americans cut back on soda at an accelerated pace last year, bringing sales volume to the lowest level since 1995, according to a new report.more>>
  • National Civil Rights Museum In Memphis Reopening

    National Civil Rights Museum In Memphis Reopening

    Monday, March 31 2014 12:51 PM EDT2014-03-31 16:51:57 GMT
    One of the first exhibits visitors see at the newly renovated National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis displays statues of shackled and branded black men.more>>
    One of the first exhibits visitors see at the newly renovated National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis displays statues of shackled and branded black men, sitting in a line with knees near their chins, on the deck of a creaking slave ship headed across an ocean.more>>
  • Kerry To Mideast At Critical Point In Peace Talks

    Kerry To Mideast At Critical Point In Peace Talks

    Monday, March 31 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-03-31 16:02:37 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry rushed to the Middle East on Monday for a surprise visit aimed at rescuing his Mideast diplomatic efforts, as peace talks approached a critical make-or-break point.
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    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry rushed to the Middle East on Monday for a surprise visit aimed at rescuing his Mideast diplomatic efforts, as peace talks approached a critical make-or-break point.
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  • Boston Bombing Exhibit Includes Shoes, Runner Bibs

    Boston Bombing Exhibit Includes Shoes, Runner Bibs

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:11:35 GMT
    After the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon last April, mourners began leaving thousands of items at a makeshift memorial near the finish line to honor the victims of the attacks.more>>
    After the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon last April, mourners began leaving thousands of items at a makeshift memorial near the finish line to honor the victims of the attacks.more>>
  • Objects Seen In Jet Search Are Fishing Equipment

    Objects Seen In Jet Search Are Fishing Equipment

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-03-31 14:46:06 GMT
    A cluster of orange objects spotted by a search plane was just fishing equipment and not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, officials said Monday.more>>
    A cluster of orange objects spotted by a search plane was just fishing equipment and not related to the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, officials said Monday, in the latest disappointment in the three-week hunt that Australia's prime minister said will continue indefinitely.more>>
  • Crews Clear Road Through Mudslide Debris

    Crews Clear Road Through Mudslide Debris

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:37 AM EDT2014-03-31 14:37:21 GMT
    Crews have cleared a path through the muck and devastation wrought by Washington's deadly mudslide, making the painstaking search for victims easier.more>>
    Crews have cleared a path through the muck and devastation wrought by Washington's deadly mudslide, making the painstaking search for victims easier.more>>
  • Mudslide Death Toll Rises; Search Dogs Take Break

    Mudslide Death Toll Rises; Search Dogs Take Break

    Sunday, March 30 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-03-31 02:50:46 GMT
    Many of the dogs essential in the search for victims of the deadly mudslide that buried a mountainside community will take a two-day break, rescue crews said Sunday.
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    Many of the dogs essential in the search for victims of the deadly mudslide that buried a mountainside community will take a two-day break, rescue crews said Sunday, as the official death toll rose and more bodies were recovered.
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  • 4.8 Quake Shakes Yellowstone National Park

    4.8 Quake Shakes Yellowstone National Park

    Sunday, March 30 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-03-31 00:59:49 GMT
    A 4.8 earthquake shook the northern part of Yellowstone National Park early Sunday.more>>
    A 4.8 earthquake shook the northern part of Yellowstone National Park early Sunday.more>>
  • Police Fire Pepper Spray At Arizona Students

    Police Fire Pepper Spray At Arizona Students

    Sunday, March 30 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-03-30 22:32:58 GMT
    Tucson police shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers Saturday night after the University of Arizona basketball team's overtime loss.more>>
    Tucson police shot pepper spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers Saturday night after the University of Arizona basketball team's overtime loss to Wisconsin in the NCAA tournament.more>>
  • No Objects From Search Linked Yet To Flight 370

    No Objects From Search Linked Yet To Flight 370

    Sunday, March 30 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-03-30 22:24:20 GMT
    Despite what Australia called an "intensifying search effort," an international hunt Sunday by aircraft and ships in the southern Indian Ocean found no debris linked to the Malaysian jet.
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    Despite what Australia called an "intensifying search effort," an international hunt Sunday by aircraft and ships in the southern Indian Ocean found no debris linked to the Malaysian jet that vanished more than three weeks ago.
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  • Former 'Dynasty' Star Kate O'Mara Dies At Age 74

    Former 'Dynasty' Star Kate O'Mara Dies At Age 74

    Sunday, March 30 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-03-30 21:32:52 GMT
    British actress Kate O'Mara, best known for her role in the 1980s soap opera "Dynasty," died Sunday at the age of 74, her agent said.more>>
    British actress Kate O'Mara, best known for her role in the 1980s soap opera "Dynasty," died Sunday at the age of 74, her agent said.more>>
  • Quake Forces Evacuations In Southern California

    Quake Forces Evacuations In Southern California

    Saturday, March 29 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-03-29 23:34:53 GMT
    A moderate earthquake that rattled a swath of Southern California forced several dozen people out of their homes after firefighters discovered foundation problems that made the buildings unsafe to enter.
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    A moderate earthquake that rattled a swath of Southern California forced several dozen people in one community out of their homes after firefighters discovered foundation problems that made the buildings unsafe to enter, authorities said Saturday.
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  • Northwestern To Appeal Players Union Ruling

    Northwestern To Appeal Players Union Ruling

    Friday, March 28 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-03-28 23:55:07 GMT
    Northwestern University has confirmed it will appeal a federal agency's ruling that its football players can create the United States' first union of college athletes.more>>
    Northwestern University has confirmed it will appeal a federal agency's ruling that its football players can create the United States' first union of college athletes.more>>
  • Colbert Caught In Twitter Rage

    Colbert Caught In Twitter Rage

    Friday, March 28 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-03-28 23:49:36 GMT
    Sometimes satire isn't made for Twitter's 140-character world.more>>
    Sometimes satire isn't made for Twitter's 140-character world.more>>
  • Congress To Seek Answers On Delayed GM Recall

    Congress To Seek Answers On Delayed GM Recall

    Friday, March 28 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-03-28 21:45:41 GMT
    New General Motors CEO Mary Barra has been cooperative with members of Congress investigating why the company did not act sooner to address a potentially deadly defect in some of its small cars.more>>
    New General Motors CEO Mary Barra has been cooperative with members of Congress investigating why the company did not act sooner to address a potentially deadly defect in some of its small cars, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette said.more>>
  • US Recognizes Michigan Same-Sex Couple Marriages

    US Recognizes Michigan Same-Sex Couple Marriages

    Friday, March 28 2014 1:05 PM EDT2014-03-28 17:05:05 GMT
    Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those unions on hold.more>>
    Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those unions on hold.more>>
  • New Malaysia Plane Search Area Turns Up Objects

    New Malaysia Plane Search Area Turns Up Objects

    Friday, March 28 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-03-28 13:59:58 GMT
    Australian officials moved the search area for the lost Malaysian jetliner 1,100 kilometers (680 miles) to the northeast Friday following a new analysis of radar data, and planes quickly found multiple objects.
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    Australian officials moved the search area for the lost Malaysian jetliner 1,100 kilometers (680 miles) to the northeast Friday following a new analysis of radar data, and planes quickly found multiple objects in the new zone.
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  • Records: Man Who Shot Sailor Was Convicted Felon

    Records: Man Who Shot Sailor Was Convicted Felon

    Friday, March 28 2014 9:57 AM EDT2014-03-28 13:57:55 GMT
    The Virginia truck driver who killed a sailor aboard a Naval destroyer served prison time for manslaughter and drugs, but it was still unclear what led him onto the base earlier this week.more>>
    The Virginia truck driver who killed a sailor aboard a Naval destroyer served prison time for manslaughter and drugs, but it was still unclear what led him onto the base earlier this week.more>>
  • Judge Cites Lack Of Remorse, Gives Bride 30 Years

    Judge Cites Lack Of Remorse, Gives Bride 30 Years

    Friday, March 28 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-03-28 13:46:48 GMT
    The defendant's tears notwithstanding, a federal judge cited a lack of remorse as he sentenced a Montana woman to more than three decades in prison for pushing her newlywed husband to his death in Glacier National Park.more>>
    The defendant's tears notwithstanding, a federal judge cited a lack of remorse as he sentenced a Montana woman to more than three decades in prison for pushing her newlywed husband to his death in Glacier National Park.more>>
  • 5 Victims Of Colorado Crash Recovered, Identified

    5 Victims Of Colorado Crash Recovered, Identified

    Thursday, March 27 2014 9:45 PM EDT2014-03-28 01:45:54 GMT
    The bodies of five people from Alabama were pulled from a southwestern Colorado reservoir on Thursday, five days after a single-engine plane crashed into the cold, murky water.more>>
    The bodies of five people from Alabama were pulled from a southwestern Colorado reservoir on Thursday, five days after a single-engine plane crashed into the cold, murky water.more>>
  • Seismic Readings Show Washington Had 2 Landslides

    Seismic Readings Show Washington Had 2 Landslides

    Thursday, March 27 2014 6:57 PM EDT2014-03-27 22:57:23 GMT
    Seismic signals showed there were two major slides about four minutes apart during Saturday's disaster in Washington state, and afterward smaller slides continued for days, researchers said.
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    Seismic signals showed there were two major slides about four minutes apart during Saturday's disaster in Washington state, and afterward smaller slides continued for days, University of Washington researchers said.
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  • Guardianship Hearing For Walker's Daughter Delayed

    Guardianship Hearing For Walker's Daughter Delayed

    Thursday, March 27 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-03-27 21:38:37 GMT
    A guardianship hearing for Paul Walker's teenage daughter has been postponed at the request of an attorney for the late actor's mother.more>>
    A guardianship hearing for Paul Walker's teenage daughter has been postponed at the request of an attorney for the late actor's mother.more>>
  • Newlywed Gets 30 Years In Husband Murder Case

    Newlywed Gets 30 Years In Husband Murder Case

    Thursday, March 27 2014 4:38 PM EDT2014-03-27 20:38:20 GMT
    A Montana woman was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison for killing her husband of eight days by pushing him from a cliff in Glacier National Park while they argued about her second thoughts about the marriage.more>>
    A Montana woman was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison for killing her husband of eight days by pushing him from a cliff in Glacier National Park while they argued about her second thoughts about the marriage.more>>
  • Malaysia Jet Search: Fresh Clues But Bad Weather

    Malaysia Jet Search: Fresh Clues But Bad Weather

    Thursday, March 27 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-03-27 18:29:59 GMT
    The clues keep piling up: more and more mysterious objects spotted bobbing in the southern Indian Ocean, perhaps part of the missing Malaysian airliner, perhaps not. 
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    The clues keep piling up: more and more mysterious objects spotted bobbing in the southern Indian Ocean, perhaps part of the missing Malaysian airliner, perhaps not. But just as the night sky depicts the universe as it once was, the satellite images that reveal these items are also a glance backward in time.
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  • Gay Couples Find Uneven Access To Health Insurance

    Gay Couples Find Uneven Access To Health Insurance

    Thursday, March 27 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-03-27 17:44:25 GMT
    Nearly every day for three months, Carl Bechdel had to make calls or send emails to try to get family insurance coverage for his husband and himself under President Barack Obama's landmark health law.more>>
    Nearly every day for three months, Carl Bechdel had to make calls or send emails to try to get family insurance coverage for his husband and himself under President Barack Obama's landmark health law.more>>
  • Obama, Pope Francis Find Common Ground, Sharp Divisions

    Obama, Pope Francis Find Common Ground, Sharp Divisions

    Thursday, March 27 2014 1:41 PM EDT2014-03-27 17:41:34 GMT
    President Barack Obama and the Vatican gave distinctly different accounts of the president's audience with Pope Francis, with Obama stressing their common ground over issues.
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    President Barack Obama and the Vatican gave distinctly different accounts of the president's audience with Pope Francis, with Obama stressing their common ground over issues of poverty and inequality and Vatican officials emphasizing sharp differences over abortion and birth control.
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  • Boston Mourns 2 Firefighters Killed In Blaze

    Boston Mourns 2 Firefighters Killed In Blaze

    Thursday, March 27 2014 11:27 AM EDT2014-03-27 15:27:39 GMT
    Several firefighters remain hospitalized a day after a wind-driven fire in a Boston brownstone that killed two of their colleagues.
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    Several firefighters remain hospitalized a day after a wind-driven fire in a Boston brownstone that killed two of their colleagues.
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  • Federal Agency Says College Athletes Can Unionize

    Federal Agency Says College Athletes Can Unionize

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-03-27 03:38:08 GMT
    In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.more>>
    In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.more>>
  • California State Senator Accused Of Taking Bribes

    California State Senator Accused Of Taking Bribes

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-03-26 23:45:30 GMT
    Court documents say a California state senator or members of his campaign staff accepted at least $42,800 in cash or campaign contributions from undercover FBI agents.more>>
    Court documents say a California state senator or members of his campaign staff accepted at least $42,800 in cash or campaign contributions from undercover FBI agents in exchange for carrying out the agents' specific requests.more>>
  • TSA Recommends Armed Law Enforcement At Airports

    TSA Recommends Armed Law Enforcement At Airports

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:17 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:17:32 GMT
    The TSA recommends that armed law enforcement officers be posted at security checkpoints and ticket counters during peak hours in the aftermath of last year's fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.more>>
    The TSA recommends that armed law enforcement officers be posted at security checkpoints and ticket counters during peak hours in the aftermath of last year's fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.more>>
  • 3 Secret Service Agents Benched Before Obama Trip

    3 Secret Service Agents Benched Before Obama Trip

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-03-26 18:49:59 GMT
    The Secret Service sent three agents home from the Netherlands just before President Barack Obama's arrival after one agent was found inebriated in an Amsterdam hotel, the Secret Service said Tuesday.more>>
    The Secret Service sent three agents home from the Netherlands just before President Barack Obama's arrival after one agent was found inebriated in an Amsterdam hotel, the Secret Service said Tuesday.more>>
  • Millions Could Get Extra Time For Health Sign-Ups

    Millions Could Get Extra Time For Health Sign-Ups

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-03-26 18:22:44 GMT
    Millions of Americans could get extra time to enroll for taxpayer-subsidized coverage this year under President Barack Obama's health care law.more>>
    Millions of Americans could get extra time to enroll for taxpayer-subsidized coverage this year under President Barack Obama's health care law, allowing the administration to boost sign-ups and the political fortunes of Democrats under attack over the program's troubles.more>>
  • Official On Deadly Mudslide: 'It Haunts Me'

    Official On Deadly Mudslide: 'It Haunts Me'

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-03-26 18:04:03 GMT
    Search and cadaver dogs and rescuers using small bulldozers and their bare hands on Wednesday looked for victims and survivors of a deadly mudslide.
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    Search and cadaver dogs and rescuers using small bulldozers and their bare hands on Wednesday looked for victims and survivors of a deadly mudslide as local officials said they did everything they could to keep the rural community safe in the years before the catastrophe.
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  • NTSB: Train Operator Asleep Before Chicago Crash

    NTSB: Train Operator Asleep Before Chicago Crash

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 1:00 PM EDT2014-03-26 17:00:59 GMT
    The operator of a Chicago commuter train that crashed at O'Hare International Airport admitted she "dozed off" before the accident, waking only when the train jumped off the tracks and climbed an escalator.more>>
    The operator of a Chicago commuter train that crashed at O'Hare International Airport admitted she "dozed off" before the accident, waking only when the train jumped off the tracks and climbed an escalator, a federal official said Wednesday.more>>
  • Military Official: Shooter Came On Base In Truck

    Military Official: Shooter Came On Base In Truck

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-03-26 15:53:25 GMT
    A civilian who disarmed a guard and fatally shot a sailor on a docked destroyer before being killed himself entered the base on a tractor-trailer with a transportation worker's credential.
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    A civilian who disarmed a guard and fatally shot a sailor on a docked destroyer before being killed himself entered the base on a tractor-trailer with a transportation worker's credential, according to the Navy and a military official.
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  • Storm Batters Portions Of Massachusetts, Maine

    Storm Batters Portions Of Massachusetts, Maine

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-03-26 15:06:43 GMT
    A spring storm brought high winds that whipped snow across portions of Massachusetts and eastern Maine on Wednesday, causing near-whiteout conditions on Cape Cod and roiling the Atlantic as it moved up the coast.more>>
    A spring storm brought high winds that whipped snow across portions of Massachusetts and eastern Maine on Wednesday, causing near-whiteout conditions on Cape Cod and roiling the Atlantic as it moved up the coast.more>>
  • Satellite Spots 122 Objects In Malaysia Jet Search

    Satellite Spots 122 Objects In Malaysia Jet Search

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-03-26 14:50:25 GMT
    A French satellite scanning the Indian Ocean for remnants of a missing jetliner found a possible plane debris field containing 122 objects, a top Malaysian official said Wednesday.more>>
    A French satellite scanning the Indian Ocean for remnants of a missing jetliner found a possible plane debris field containing 122 objects, a top Malaysian official said Wednesday, calling it "the most credible lead that we have."
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  • Judge Joe Brown Challenging Contempt Charges

    Judge Joe Brown Challenging Contempt Charges

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-03-26 13:22:16 GMT
    Judge Joe Brown, the star of the television show "Judge Joe Brown" and present-day political candidate, has a court hearing April 4 in Tennessee on his challenge of contempt of court charges handed down Monday.
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    Judge Joe Brown, the star of the television show "Judge Joe Brown" and present-day political candidate, has a court hearing April 4 in Tennessee on his challenge of contempt of court charges handed down Monday by a Shelby County Juvenile Court magistrate.
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  • Investigators: Unsafe Speed Caused Walker Crash

    Investigators: Unsafe Speed Caused Walker Crash

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-03-26 03:22:04 GMT
    The Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was traveling up to 94 mph when it went out of control on a suburban street and crashed, killing the actor and his friend.more>>
    The Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was traveling up to 94 mph when it went out of control on a suburban street and crashed, killing the actor and his friend, according to an investigation by law enforcement agencies into the November accident.more>>
  • Buffalo Bills Owner Ralph Wilson Dies At 95

    Buffalo Bills Owner Ralph Wilson Dies At 95

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-03-25 20:28:38 GMT
    Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson, who helped found the American Football League in 1960, died at his home on Tuesday afternoon. He was 95.more>>
    Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson, who helped found the American Football League in 1960, died at his home on Tuesday afternoon. He was 95.more>>
  • Utah To Welcome Marijuana For Limited Medical Use

    Utah To Welcome Marijuana For Limited Medical Use

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-03-25 19:50:17 GMT
    Parents of Utah children with severe epilepsy are cheering a new state law that allows them to obtain a marijuana extract they say helps with seizures.more>>
    Parents of Utah children with severe epilepsy are cheering a new state law that allows them to obtain a marijuana extract they say helps with seizures, but procuring it involves navigating a thorny set of state and federal laws.more>>
  • Baby Gorilla With Mom At San Diego Zoo

    Baby Gorilla With Mom At San Diego Zoo

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-03-25 19:46:43 GMT
    The San Diego Zoo says an infant gorilla that was successfully treated for pneumonia after a cesarean section delivery is in her mother's arms for the first time.more>>
    The San Diego Zoo says an infant gorilla that was successfully treated for pneumonia after a cesarean section delivery is in her mother's arms for the first time.more>>
  • NTSB: Chicago Train Not Speeding Before Crash

    NTSB: Chicago Train Not Speeding Before Crash

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-03-25 18:22:28 GMT
    A Chicago commuter train was not speeding when it jumped its tracks and screeched up an escalator at one of the world's busiest airports, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.more>>
    A Chicago commuter train was not speeding when it jumped its tracks and screeched up an escalator at one of the world's busiest airports, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday.
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  • Obama To Propose Ending NSA's Phone Call Sweep

    Obama To Propose Ending NSA's Phone Call Sweep

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-03-25 17:50:19 GMT
    The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans' phone calls.more>>
    The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans' phone calls.
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  • Obama Expresses Concern Russia Moving On Ukraine

    Obama Expresses Concern Russia Moving On Ukraine

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-03-25 17:10:00 GMT
    With no sign of Russia abandoning the Crimean Peninsula, President Barack Obama said Tuesday he's concerned that Moscow will move deeper into Ukraine.more>>
    With no sign of Russia abandoning the Crimean Peninsula, President Barack Obama said Tuesday he's concerned that Moscow will move deeper into Ukraine and warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that that would be a bad choice.more>>
  • Fire Chief: Death Toll From Slide Expected To Rise

    Fire Chief: Death Toll From Slide Expected To Rise

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 1:06 PM EDT2014-03-25 17:06:50 GMT
    The death toll of 14 from a massive Washington state mudslide is expected to increase as crews continue to search through the soupy, debris-laden field and rainy conditions complicate matters for searchers.
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    The death toll of 14 from a massive Washington state mudslide is expected to increase as crews continue to search through the soupy, debris-laden field and rainy conditions complicate matters for searchers on the ground and in the air.
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  • High Court Seems Divided Over Birth Control Rule

    High Court Seems Divided Over Birth Control Rule

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-03-25 17:01:41 GMT
    The Supreme Court seemed divided Tuesday over whether employers' religious beliefs can free them from a part of the new health care law that requires that they provide coverage of birth control for employees.more>>
    The Supreme Court seemed divided Tuesday over whether employers' religious beliefs can free them from a part of the new health care law that requires that they provide coverage of birth control for employees at no extra charge.more>>
  • China Demands Satellite Data On Missing Plane

    China Demands Satellite Data On Missing Plane

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-03-25 15:56:08 GMT
    China demanded Tuesday that Malaysia turn over the satellite data used to conclude that a Malaysia Airlines jetliner had crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, killing all 239 on board.
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    China demanded Tuesday that Malaysia turn over the satellite data used to conclude that a Malaysia Airlines jetliner had crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, killing all 239 on board.
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  • Navy: Base Shooting Suspect Didn't Have Own Weapon

    Navy: Base Shooting Suspect Didn't Have Own Weapon

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-03-25 15:11:19 GMT
    A civilian suspect approached a destroyer docked at the world's largest naval base late Monday night, disarmed a petty officer who was on watch and fatally shot a sailor, according to the Navy.
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    A civilian suspect approached a destroyer docked at the world's largest naval base late Monday night, disarmed a petty officer who was on watch and fatally shot a sailor, according to the Navy.
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  • 5 Bodies Found In Colorado Plane Crash Wreckage

    5 Bodies Found In Colorado Plane Crash Wreckage

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 6:27 AM EDT2014-03-25 10:27:49 GMT
    Authorities confirm that five bodies have been found in the wreckage of a single-engine plane that crashed into a southwestern Colorado reservoir.more>>
    Authorities confirm that five bodies have been found in the wreckage of a single-engine plane that crashed into a southwestern Colorado reservoir.more>>
  • 5 Madoff Ex-Workers Convicted In Case's 1st Trial

    5 Madoff Ex-Workers Convicted In Case's 1st Trial

    Monday, March 24 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-03-24 22:50:37 GMT
    Five former employees of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff were convicted Monday at the end of a six-month trial that cast them as the long arms of their boss.more>>
    Five former employees of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff were convicted Monday at the end of a six-month trial that cast them as the long arms of their boss, telling an elaborate web of lies to hide a fraud that enriched them and cheated investors out of billions of dollars.more>>
  • Ukraine Orders Troop Pullout From Crimea

    Ukraine Orders Troop Pullout From Crimea

    Monday, March 24 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-03-24 18:39:23 GMT
    Ukraine's fledgling government ordered troops to pull back Monday from Crimea, ending days of wavering as Russian forces stormed and seized bases on the peninsula.
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    Ukraine's fledgling government ordered troops to pull back Monday from Crimea, ending days of wavering as Russian forces stormed and seized bases on the peninsula. Bystanders mocked some retreating sailors as "rats" fleeing a sinking ship.
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  • Western Leaders Gather In Bid To Isolate Russia

    Western Leaders Gather In Bid To Isolate Russia

    Monday, March 24 2014 2:37 PM EDT2014-03-24 18:37:41 GMT
    Western powers sought Monday to isolate Russia over its actions in Ukraine, insisting that a planned summit of leading economic powers to be hosted by Vladimir Putin would not go forward.
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    Seeking to intensify pressure on Moscow, western powers sought Monday to isolate Russia over its actions in Ukraine, insisting that a planned summit of leading economic powers to be hosted by Vladimir Putin would not go forward.
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  • Malaysia: Missing Flight Crashed In Indian Ocean

    Malaysia: Missing Flight Crashed In Indian Ocean

    Monday, March 24 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-03-24 17:38:22 GMT
    The missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, the nation's prime minister said Monday night, citing a new analysis of satellite data.
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    The missing Malaysia Airlines plane crashed into a remote corner of the Indian Ocean, the nation's prime minister said Monday night, citing a new analysis of satellite data. The statement was the first major step toward resolving a 2-week-old mystery that has consumed the world.
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  • Official: 108 Names On List Of Missing In Mudslide

    Official: 108 Names On List Of Missing In Mudslide

    Monday, March 24 2014 1:31 PM EDT2014-03-24 17:31:45 GMT
    The search for survivors of a deadly Washington state mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure would likely decline.
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    The search for survivors of a deadly Washington state mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure would likely decline dramatically.
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  • Train Derails, Climbs Escalator At Chicago Airport

    Train Derails, Climbs Escalator At Chicago Airport

    Monday, March 24 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-03-24 17:29:01 GMT
    An eight-car Chicago commuter train plowed across a platform and scaled an escalator at the underground station of one of the nation's busiest airports early Monday, injuring 32 people on board, officials said.
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    An eight-car Chicago commuter train plowed across a platform and scaled an escalator at the underground station of one of the nation's busiest airports early Monday, injuring 32 people on board, officials said.
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  • Rover Used To Help Find Colorado Crash Victims

    Rover Used To Help Find Colorado Crash Victims

    Monday, March 24 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-03-24 16:40:55 GMT
    Boats and dive teams were using a remote-controlled rover on Monday to help them find five people feared dead after their plane crashed into the murky, cold waters of a southwestern Colorado reservoir.
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    Boats and dive teams were using a remote-controlled rover on Monday to help them find five people feared dead after their plane crashed into the murky, cold waters of a southwestern Colorado reservoir.
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  • Washington Landslide Kills 4, Leaves 18 Missing

    Washington Landslide Kills 4, Leaves 18 Missing

    Sunday, March 23 2014 10:07 PM EDT2014-03-24 02:07:59 GMT
    Searchers found another body Sunday in the tangled sludge of a massive landslide in rural Washington state, bringing the death toll to at least four.more>>
    Searchers found another body Sunday in the tangled sludge of a massive landslide in rural Washington state, bringing the death toll to at least four from the wall of debris that swept through a small riverside neighborhood.more>>
  • Health Law Birth Control Coverage Before Justices

    Health Law Birth Control Coverage Before Justices

    Sunday, March 23 2014 6:58 PM EDT2014-03-23 22:58:04 GMT
    The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Barack Obama's health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women.more>>
    The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Barack Obama's health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to the birth control of their choice.more>>
  • Governor: Mich. Won't Yet Recognize Gay Marriages

    Governor: Mich. Won't Yet Recognize Gay Marriages

    Sunday, March 23 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-03-23 22:45:17 GMT
    The Michigan governor's office says state agencies won't immediately recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed in the hours before an appeals court put on hold a judge's ruling.more>>
    The Michigan governor's office says state agencies won't immediately recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages that were performed in the hours before an appeals court put on hold a judge's ruling that tossed out a state ban on gay marriage.more>>
  • Teenage Girl Struck By Train In Critical Condition

    Teenage Girl Struck By Train In Critical Condition

    Sunday, March 23 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-03-23 22:32:35 GMT
    A California teenage girl was still in critical condition on Sunday after being struck by a freight train while walking to a school dance with her boyfriend, who was killed in the accident.more>>
    A California teenage girl was still in critical condition on Sunday after being struck by a freight train while walking to a school dance with her boyfriend, who was killed in the accident.more>>
  • 'Homeland' Actor James Rebhorn Dies At 65

    'Homeland' Actor James Rebhorn Dies At 65

    Sunday, March 23 2014 5:54 PM EDT2014-03-23 21:54:14 GMT
    James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor in "Homeland," "Scent of a Woman" and "My Cousin Vinny," has died. He was 65.more>>
    James Rebhorn, the prolific character actor in "Homeland," "Scent of a Woman" and "My Cousin Vinny," has died. He was 65.more>>
  • Washington Governor: Mudslide ‘Total Devastation'

    Washington Governor: Mudslide ‘Total Devastation'

    Sunday, March 23 2014 4:29 PM EDT2014-03-23 20:29:56 GMT
    Washington Governor Jay Inslee described the scene of a deadly mudslide that killed three people as a square mile of "total devastation" after flying over the disaster area Sunday.
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    Washington Governor Jay Inslee described the scene of a deadly mudslide that killed three people as a square mile of "total devastation" after flying over the disaster area Sunday.
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  • China Satellite Detects Object In Jet Search Area

    China Satellite Detects Object In Jet Search Area

    Saturday, March 22 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-03-23 01:50:50 GMT
    Search planes headed back out to a desolate patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday in hopes of finding answers to the fate of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.more>>
    Search planes headed back out to a desolate patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday in hopes of finding answers to the fate of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, after China released a satellite image showing a large object floating in the search zone.more>>
  • Plane Carrying Marijuana Crashes Near San Diego

    Plane Carrying Marijuana Crashes Near San Diego

    Saturday, March 22 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-03-23 01:23:33 GMT
    Authorities say an ultralight aircraft carrying about 250 pounds of marijuana has crashed in the mountains east of San Diego, but there's no sign of the pilot.more>>
    Authorities say an ultralight aircraft carrying about 250 pounds of marijuana has crashed in the mountains east of San Diego, but there's no sign of the pilot.more>>
  • Displaced Again, Sandy Victims Escape Motel Fire

    Displaced Again, Sandy Victims Escape Motel Fire

    Saturday, March 22 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-03-22 23:39:35 GMT
    Having endured one disaster already, victims of Superstorm Sandy found a temporary refuge in a motel two blocks from the beach in this popular summer resort town.
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    Having endured one disaster already, victims of Superstorm Sandy found a temporary refuge in a motel two blocks from the beach in this popular summer resort town.
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  • John Love, Bataan Death March Survivor, Dies At 91

    John Love, Bataan Death March Survivor, Dies At 91

    Saturday, March 22 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-03-22 23:30:11 GMT
    John E. Love, a Bataan Death March survivor who led a campaign to change the caption on a historic march photo from The Associated Press, has died. He was 91.

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    John E. Love, a Bataan Death March survivor who led a campaign to change the caption on a historic march photo from The Associated Press, has died. He was 91.

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  • Feds: Seattle Chopper Rotated Before Deadly Crash

    Feds: Seattle Chopper Rotated Before Deadly Crash

    Saturday, March 22 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-03-22 21:36:29 GMT
    Video shows that a news helicopter that went down in Seattle and killed two people this week began rotating at takeoff before it pitched forward in a fiery crash, the National Transportation Safety Board said.more>>
    Video shows that a news helicopter that went down in Seattle and killed two people this week began rotating at takeoff before it pitched forward in a fiery crash, the National Transportation Safety Board said.more>>
  • Judge Strikes Down Michigan's Ban On Gay Marriage

    Judge Strikes Down Michigan's Ban On Gay Marriage

    Saturday, March 22 2014 1:13 AM EDT2014-03-22 05:13:42 GMT
    Michigan's ban on gay marriage, approved by voters in a landslide in 2004, was scratched from the state constitution by a federal judge.more>>
    Michigan's ban on gay marriage, approved by voters in a landslide in 2004, was scratched from the state constitution by a federal judge who said the ballot box is no defense to a law that tramples the rights of same-sex couples.more>>
  • 'Extraordinary Riddle' Of Lost Jet Now 2 Weeks Old

    'Extraordinary Riddle' Of Lost Jet Now 2 Weeks Old

    Friday, March 21 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-03-22 03:19:14 GMT
    Three Australian planes took off at dawn Saturday for a third day of scouring the desolate southern Indian Ocean for possible parts of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, now lost for two full weeks.more>>
    Three Australian planes took off at dawn Saturday for a third day of scouring the desolate southern Indian Ocean for possible parts of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, now lost for two full weeks.more>>
  • Wendy's Rolls Out Mobile Payment In Us Restaurants

    Wendy's Rolls Out Mobile Payment In Us Restaurants

    Friday, March 21 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-03-21 22:22:57 GMT
    Wendy's is rolling out a program that lets customers pay using their smartphones, following a similar plans unveiled by Burger King this week.more>>
    Wendy's is rolling out a program that lets customers pay using their smartphones, following a similar plans unveiled by Burger King this week.more>>
  • Mercer Shocks Duke 78-71 In NCAA Tourney Opener

    Mercer Shocks Duke 78-71 In NCAA Tourney Opener

    Friday, March 21 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-03-21 18:45:25 GMT
    Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71.more>>
    Daniel Coursey scored 17 points and Mercer pulled off the biggest upset in the NCAA tournament so far by knocking off Duke 78-71.more>>
  • Crimea Goes East, Ukraine Goes West In 2 New Deals

    Crimea Goes East, Ukraine Goes West In 2 New Deals

    Friday, March 21 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-03-21 18:13:13 GMT
    Two signatures Friday on opposite sides of Europe deepened the divide between East and West, as the European Union pulled Ukraine closer into its orbit and Russia formally annexed Crimea.
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    Two signatures Friday on opposite sides of Europe deepened the divide between East and West, as the European Union pulled Ukraine closer into its orbit and Russia formally annexed Crimea.
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  • Nothing Spotted In Search For Jet, Australia Says

    Nothing Spotted In Search For Jet, Australia Says

    Friday, March 21 2014 1:26 PM EDT2014-03-21 17:26:08 GMT
    Search planes scoured a remote patch of the Indian Ocean but came back empty-handed Friday after a 10-hour mission looking for any sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.
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    Search planes scoured a remote patch of the Indian Ocean but came back empty-handed Friday after a 10-hour mission looking for any sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, another disappointing day in one of the world's biggest aviation mysteries.
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  • Wave Of Attacks Across Iraq Kills 28 People

    Wave Of Attacks Across Iraq Kills 28 People

    Friday, March 21 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-03-21 15:14:47 GMT
    A series of attacks north and west of Baghdad on Friday, including two suicide bombings, killed at least 28 people, mainly members of security forces, and wounded dozens, Iraqi officials said.more>>
    A series of attacks north and west of Baghdad on Friday, including two suicide bombings, killed at least 28 people, mainly members of security forces, and wounded dozens, Iraqi officials said.more>>
  • First Lady Michelle Obama Visits Beijing School

    First Lady Michelle Obama Visits Beijing School

    Friday, March 21 2014 1:45 AM EDT2014-03-21 05:45:53 GMT
    First lady Michelle Obama tried her hand at Chinese calligraphy Friday during a visit to a high school in Beijing at the start of a weeklong visit to China aimed at promoting education and person-to-person exchanges.more>>
    First lady Michelle Obama tried her hand at Chinese calligraphy Friday during a visit to a high school in Beijing at the start of a weeklong visit to China aimed at promoting education and person-to-person exchanges.more>>
  • Veterans' Unemployment Edges Down But Remains High

    Veterans' Unemployment Edges Down But Remains High

    Thursday, March 20 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-03-20 20:43:20 GMT
    The unemployment rate for veterans who served since 2001 dipped slightly in 2013 to 9 percent, the Labor Department reported Thursday.more>>
    The unemployment rate for veterans who served since 2001 dipped slightly in 2013 to 9 percent, the Labor Department reported Thursday.more>>
  • Nashville Midshipman In Naval Academy Sex Case Not Guilty

    Nashville Midshipman In Naval Academy Sex Case Not Guilty

    Thursday, March 20 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-03-20 18:53:17 GMT
    A military judge found a former U.S. Naval Academy football player not guilty of a sexual assault charge Thursday at the conclusion of a three-day trial.
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    A military judge found a former U.S. Naval Academy football player not guilty of a sexual assault charge Thursday at the conclusion of a three-day trial.
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  • Anti-Gay Pastor Fred Phelps Sr. Dies At 84

    Anti-Gay Pastor Fred Phelps Sr. Dies At 84

    Thursday, March 20 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-03-20 18:23:06 GMT
    The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything on America's tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.more>>
    The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America's tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.more>>
  • Army General Fined, Reprimanded In Sex Case

    Army General Fined, Reprimanded In Sex Case

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:38 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:38:06 GMT
    An Army general who carried on a three-year affair with a captain and had two other inappropriate relationships with subordinates was reprimanded and docked $20,000 in pay Thursday.
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    An Army general who carried on a three-year affair with a captain and had two other inappropriate relationships with subordinates was reprimanded and docked $20,000 in pay Thursday, avoiding prison in one of the military's most closely watched courts-martial.
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  • Australia Checking 2 Objects In Search For Plane

    Australia Checking 2 Objects In Search For Plane

    Thursday, March 20 2014 1:36 PM EDT2014-03-20 17:36:25 GMT
    An air search in the southern Indian Ocean for possible objects from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane described as the "best lead" so far ended for the day without success Thursday.
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    An air search in the southern Indian Ocean for possible objects from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane described as the "best lead" so far ended for the day without success Thursday but will resume in the morning, Australian rescue officials said.
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  • Obama Orders New Round Of Sanctions On Russia

    Obama Orders New Round Of Sanctions On Russia

    Thursday, March 20 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-03-20 15:33:47 GMT
    Seeking to intensify pressure on Russia, President Barack Obama on Thursday expanded U.S. economic sanctions against Moscow, targeting 20 individuals inside and outside the government.
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    Seeking to intensify pressure on Russia, President Barack Obama on Thursday expanded U.S. economic sanctions against Moscow, targeting 20 individuals inside and outside the government, as well as a Russian bank that provides them support.
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  • Woman In Naval Academy Sex Assault Case Testifies

    Woman In Naval Academy Sex Assault Case Testifies

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-03-20 03:07:28 GMT
    A military judge is keeping the sexual assault case against a former Naval Academy football player alive following a motion by his lawyers that could have ended the trial.
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    A military judge is keeping the sexual assault case against a former Naval Academy football player alive following a motion by his lawyers that could have ended the trial.more>>
  • Ukraine To Hold Military Exercises With US, UK

    Ukraine To Hold Military Exercises With US, UK

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 2:53 PM EDT2014-03-19 18:53:58 GMT
    Ukraine's security chief says that the country will hold joint military exercises with the United States and Britain.
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    Ukraine's security chief says that the country will hold joint military exercises with the United States and Britain.
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  • Probe Looks For Anomalies In Seattle Chopper Crash

    Probe Looks For Anomalies In Seattle Chopper Crash

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-03-19 18:48:01 GMT
    Federal investigators plan to reconstruct the wreckage of a fatal helicopter crash to determine what caused the aircraft to crash at a busy intersection near Seattle's Space Needle.
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    Federal investigators plan to reconstruct the wreckage of a fatal helicopter accident to determine what caused the aircraft to crash at a busy intersection near Seattle's Space Needle, killing two men on aboard and seriously burning a third on the ground.
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  • 2 Winning Tickets In $414M Mega Millions Jackpot

    2 Winning Tickets In $414M Mega Millions Jackpot

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 1:22 PM EDT2014-03-19 17:22:34 GMT
    The holders of two lucky tickets sold states apart will split a $414 million Mega Millions jackpot, the sixth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
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    The holders of two lucky tickets sold states apart will split a $414 million Mega Millions jackpot, the sixth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
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  • Chris Christie To Keynote Tennessee GOP Fundraiser

    Chris Christie To Keynote Tennessee GOP Fundraiser

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-03-19 17:11:56 GMT
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is scheduled to headline the Tennessee Republican Party's annual fundraiser on May 30.more>>
    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is scheduled to headline the Tennessee Republican Party's annual fundraiser on May 30.more>>
  • Malaysia, FBI Probing Data From Pilot's Simulator

    Malaysia, FBI Probing Data From Pilot's Simulator

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-03-19 17:02:16 GMT
    Malaysian investigators — with the help of the FBI — are trying to restore files deleted last month from the home flight simulator of the pilot aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane to see if they shed any light.
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    Malaysian investigators — with the help of the FBI — are trying to restore files deleted last month from the home flight simulator of the pilot aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane to see if they shed any light on the disappearance, officials said Wednesday.
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  • US Files Charge Against Toyota, $1.2B Penalty

    US Files Charge Against Toyota, $1.2B Penalty

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-03-19 17:01:30 GMT
    The U.S. government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements.
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    The U.S. government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles.
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  • Warning Russia, Biden Says US Will Defend Allies

    Warning Russia, Biden Says US Will Defend Allies

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-03-19 16:59:55 GMT
    Issuing an outright warning to Moscow, Vice President Joe Biden declared Wednesday the United States will respond to any aggression against its NATO allies.
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    Issuing an outright warning to Moscow, Vice President Joe Biden declared Wednesday the United States will respond to any aggression against its NATO allies, as Russia's neighbors looked warily to the escalating crisis in nearby Ukraine.
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  • Thai Radar Might Have Tracked Missing Plane

    Thai Radar Might Have Tracked Missing Plane

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-03-18 22:10:38 GMT
    Ten days after a Malaysian jetliner disappeared, Thailand's military said Tuesday it saw radar blips that might have been from the missing plane but didn't report it "because we did not pay attention to it."
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    Ten days after a Malaysian jetliner disappeared, Thailand's military said Tuesday it saw radar blips that might have been from the missing plane but didn't report it "because we did not pay attention to it."
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  • Jagger Pays Tribute To Companion, Stones Halt Tour

    Jagger Pays Tribute To Companion, Stones Halt Tour

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-03-18 19:56:44 GMT
    Mick Jagger paid poignant tribute to his late companion, designer L'Wren Scott, on Tuesday, calling her his "lover and best friend" and saying he was struggling to understand why she might have taken her own life.more>>
    Mick Jagger paid poignant tribute to his late companion, designer L'Wren Scott, on Tuesday, calling her his "lover and best friend" and saying he was struggling to understand why she might have taken her own life.more>>
  • Seattle News Helicopter Crash: 'Ball Of Flames'

    Seattle News Helicopter Crash: 'Ball Of Flames'

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 3:29 PM EDT2014-03-18 19:29:13 GMT
    A news helicopter crashed into the street and exploded into flames Tuesday near Seattle's Space Needle, killing two people on board and badly injuring a man in a car.
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    A news helicopter crashed into the street and exploded into flames Tuesday near Seattle's Space Needle, killing two people on board, badly injuring a man in a car and sending plumes of black smoke over the city during the morning commute.
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  • Auburn Hires Bruce Pearl As Basketball Coach

    Auburn Hires Bruce Pearl As Basketball Coach

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-03-18 19:06:18 GMT
    Auburn has hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to revive a struggling basketball program that hasn't been to the NCAA tournament in more than a decade.
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    Auburn has hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to revive a struggling basketball program that hasn't been to the NCAA tournament in more than a decade.
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  • 2nd Day Of Sentencing In US Army General Sex Case

    2nd Day Of Sentencing In US Army General Sex Case

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 2:20 PM EDT2014-03-18 18:20:56 GMT
    A witness at the sentencing of an Army general who admitted to having inappropriate relationships with three subordinates testified Tuesday about a bawdy skit several years ago.
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    A witness at the sentencing of an Army general who admitted to having inappropriate relationships with three subordinates testified Tuesday about a bawdy skit several years ago intended to depict the man and his primary accuser.
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  • Putin Signs Treaty To Add Crimea To Map Of Russia

    Putin Signs Treaty To Add Crimea To Map Of Russia

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 1:37 PM EDT2014-03-18 17:37:10 GMT
    With a sweep of his pen, President Vladimir Putin added Crimea to the map of Russia on Tuesday, describing the move as correcting past injustice and responding to what he called Western encroachment.
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    With a sweep of his pen, President Vladimir Putin added Crimea to the map of Russia on Tuesday, describing the move as correcting past injustice and responding to what he called Western encroachment upon Russia's vital interests.
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  • Pushing Back On Russia, Biden Vows More Sanctions

    Pushing Back On Russia, Biden Vows More Sanctions

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 1:34 PM EDT2014-03-18 17:34:00 GMT
    Denouncing Russia's actions in Crimea as "nothing more than a land grab," Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that the U.S. and Europe will impose further sanctions.
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    Denouncing Russia's actions in Crimea as "nothing more than a land grab," Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that the U.S. and Europe will impose further sanctions as Moscow moved to annex part of Ukraine.
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  • TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau Gets 10-Year Sentence

    TV Pitchman Kevin Trudeau Gets 10-Year Sentence

    Monday, March 17 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-03-17 22:26:37 GMT
    A federal judge on Monday sentenced TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau to 10 years in prison for bilking consumers via infomercials for his best-selling weight loss book.more>>
    A federal judge on Monday sentenced TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau to 10 years in prison for bilking consumers via infomercials for his best-selling weight loss book.more>>
  • Another GM Recall: 1.18m SUVs For Air Bag Issue

    Another GM Recall: 1.18m SUVs For Air Bag Issue

    Monday, March 17 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-03-17 21:41:47 GMT
    General Motors issued a new recall of 1.5 million vehicles Monday, part of an effort to assure buyers that it's moving faster to fix safety defects in its cars and trucks.more>>
    General Motors issued a new recall of 1.5 million vehicles Monday, part of an effort to assure buyers that it's moving faster to fix safety defects in its cars and trucks.more>>
  • New Uncertainty About Missing Malaysian Plane

    New Uncertainty About Missing Malaysian Plane

    Monday, March 17 2014 5:23 PM EDT2014-03-17 21:23:27 GMT
    Officials revealed a new timeline Monday suggesting the final voice transmission from the cockpit of the missing Malaysian plane may have occurred before any of its communications systems were disabled.
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    Officials revealed a new timeline Monday suggesting the final voice transmission from the cockpit of the missing Malaysian plane may have occurred before any of its communications systems were disabled, adding more uncertainty about who aboard might have been to blame.
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  • Scott, Jagger's Designer Girlfriend, Found Dead In NYC

    Scott, Jagger's Designer Girlfriend, Found Dead In NYC

    Monday, March 17 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-03-17 18:22:40 GMT
    L'Wren Scott, a fashion designer and celebrity stylist who was Mick Jagger's girlfriend, was found dead in Manhattan of a possible suicide, a law enforcement official said Monday.
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    L'Wren Scott, a fashion designer and celebrity stylist who was Mick Jagger's girlfriend, was found dead in Manhattan of a possible suicide, a law enforcement official said Monday.
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  • Winter's Final Encore? More Snow For Parts Of US

    Winter's Final Encore? More Snow For Parts Of US

    Monday, March 17 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-03-17 18:17:59 GMT
    With a harsh winter that closed the federal government, schools and offices for several days this year, Washington and other cities seemed to be getting used to digging out of the snow and cold.more>>
    With a harsh winter that closed the federal government, schools and offices for several days this year, Washington and other cities seemed to be getting used to digging out of the snow and cold as yet another storm blew into Mid-Atlantic and parts of the eastern U.S. on Monday.more>>
  • Obama Announces Sanctions On Russian Officials

    Obama Announces Sanctions On Russian Officials

    Monday, March 17 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-03-17 18:04:04 GMT
    In the most comprehensive sanctions against Russia since the Cold War, President Barack Obama on Monday froze the U.S. assets of seven Russian officials.
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    In the most comprehensive sanctions against Russia since the Cold War, President Barack Obama on Monday froze the U.S. assets of seven Russian officials, including top advisers to President Vladimir Putin, for their support of Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine.
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  • Navy Academy Sexual Assault Case Delayed By Snow

    Navy Academy Sexual Assault Case Delayed By Snow

    Monday, March 17 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-03-17 18:00:09 GMT
    The military trial of a former U.S. Naval Academy football player accused of sexually assaulting a classmate has been delayed by winter weather.more>>
    The military trial of a former U.S. Naval Academy football player accused of sexually assaulting a classmate has been delayed by winter weather.
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  • Crimea Declares Independence; West Hits Back

    Crimea Declares Independence; West Hits Back

    Monday, March 17 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-03-17 17:58:11 GMT
    Crimea's declaration of independence Monday from Ukraine triggered the toughest Western sanctions against Russia since the Cold War — with Washington and the European Union retaliating with asset freezes and travel bans.
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    Crimea's declaration of independence Monday from Ukraine triggered the toughest Western sanctions against Russia since the Cold War — with Washington and the European Union retaliating with asset freezes and travel bans and U.S. President Barack Obama vowing to "increase the cost" if the Kremlin does not back down.
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  • Obama Says Path To Mideast Peace Challenging

    Obama Says Path To Mideast Peace Challenging

    Monday, March 17 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-03-17 17:57:31 GMT
    President Barack Obama pressed visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday to help break the logjam to elusive Mideast peace talks.
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    President Barack Obama pressed visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday to help break the logjam to elusive Mideast peace talks, acknowledging that with a deadline fast approaching, the task ahead is "very hard, it's very challenging."
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  • General Chokes Up As He Details Affair During Plea

    General Chokes Up As He Details Affair During Plea

    Monday, March 17 2014 1:45 PM EDT2014-03-17 17:45:07 GMT
    An Army general who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates appeared to choke up Monday as he told a judge that he'd failed the female captain who had leveled the most serious accusations against him.
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    An Army general who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates appeared to choke up Monday as he told a judge that he'd failed the female captain who had leveled the most serious accusations against him.
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  • Crimeans Vote To Leave Ukraine, Join Russia

    Crimeans Vote To Leave Ukraine, Join Russia

    Monday, March 17 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-03-17 10:24:15 GMT
    Just two weeks after Russian troops seized their peninsula, Crimeans voted Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia.
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    Just two weeks after Russian troops seized their peninsula, Crimeans voted Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia, overwhelmingly approving a referendum that sought to unite the strategically important Black Sea region with the country it was part of for some 250 years.
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  • Campaign To Save Dog In Arizona Mauling

    Campaign To Save Dog In Arizona Mauling

    Sunday, March 16 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-03-17 02:49:51 GMT
    A dog that mauled a 4-year-old Phoenix boy has received thousands of pleas for mercy through a Facebook campaign ahead of a court hearing to decide his fate.more>>
    A dog that mauled a 4-year-old Phoenix boy has received thousands of pleas for mercy through a Facebook campaign ahead of a court hearing to decide his fate.more>>
  • Church Services Remember Those Lost In NYC Blast

    Church Services Remember Those Lost In NYC Blast

    Sunday, March 16 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-03-16 23:14:41 GMT
    As workers cleared some of the last of the rubble Sunday from the site of a massive explosion this week in New York City, a pair of congregations gathered to mourn.
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    As workers cleared some of the last of the rubble Sunday from the site of a massive explosion this week in New York City, a pair of congregations gathered to mourn — one for its lost church and one for two members who were killed in the blast.
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  • St. Pat's Festivities Kick Off, But Tensions In US

    St. Pat's Festivities Kick Off, But Tensions In US

    Sunday, March 16 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-03-16 21:10:28 GMT
    St. Patrick's Day festivities are in full swing with the usual merriment of bagpipes and beer, but political tensions lingered in the northeastern U.S.
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    St. Patrick's Day festivities are in full swing with the usual merriment of bagpipes and beer, but political tensions lingered in the northeastern U.S., where city leaders will be conspicuously absent from parades over gay rights issues.
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  • Final Words From Jet Came After Systems Shutdown

    Final Words From Jet Came After Systems Shutdown

    Sunday, March 16 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-03-16 21:07:48 GMT
    Even before someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard from the missing Malaysian jetliner, one of the Boeing 777's communications systems had already been disabled, authorities said Sunday.
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    Even before someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard from the missing Malaysian jetliner, one of the Boeing 777's communications systems had already been disabled, authorities said Sunday, adding to suspicions that one or both of the pilots were involved in disappearance of the flight.
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  • South At Heart Of Close Fight To Control US Senate

    South At Heart Of Close Fight To Control US Senate

    Saturday, March 15 2014 9:07 PM EDT2014-03-16 01:07:31 GMT
    The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it's where the party's toughest battleground will be this year in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.more>>
    The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it's where the party's toughest battleground will be this year in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.more>>
  • Oil Mars Alabama Swamp Months After Crude Train Crash

    Oil Mars Alabama Swamp Months After Crude Train Crash

    Saturday, March 15 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-03-15 22:00:58 GMT
    Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derailed and burned in a west Alabama swamp in early November.more>>
    Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derailed and burned in a west Alabama swamp in early November amid a string of North American oil train crashes.more>>
  • Paul Stanley: Kiss Miffed At Rock Hall Over Snub

    Paul Stanley: Kiss Miffed At Rock Hall Over Snub

    Saturday, March 15 2014 4:57 PM EDT2014-03-15 20:57:48 GMT
    Paul Stanley of Kiss wants to shout it out loud: The band is miffed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for not inducting members Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer along with the original lineup.more>>
    Paul Stanley of Kiss wants to shout it out loud: The band is miffed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for not inducting members Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer along with the original lineup.more>>
  • Suspect In Deadly South By Southwest Crash Charged

    Suspect In Deadly South By Southwest Crash Charged

    Friday, March 14 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-03-15 02:51:57 GMT
    The drunken-driving suspect who police say killed two people after he smashed his car through a street barricade at the South By Southwest festival did not use his brakes and even accelerated as he approached crowds.more>>
    The drunken-driving suspect who police say killed two people after he smashed his car through a street barricade at the South By Southwest festival did not use his brakes and even accelerated as he approached crowds, according to an arrest warrant released Friday.more>>
  • After 37 Years On Lam, Killer Caught In Florida

    After 37 Years On Lam, Killer Caught In Florida

    Friday, March 14 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-03-15 02:35:02 GMT
    In the nearly 40 years after he escaped from the maximum-security military prison at Fort Leavenworth, convicted killer James Robert Jones carved out a new life for himself in Florida.more>>
    In the nearly 40 years after he escaped from the maximum-security military prison at Fort Leavenworth, convicted killer James Robert Jones carved out a new life for himself in Florida, living under an assumed name, getting married and working for an air conditioning company.more>>
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