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Hero Or Villian? Historical Ukrainian Figure Symbolizes Today's Feud

Tue, 2014-05-20 06:45

More than a half-century after his death, Stepan Bandera is a deeply divisive figure in the current battle. Ukrainian nationalists put up posters of him while pro-Russian separatists burn his effigy.

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Hero Or Villain? Historical Ukrainian Figure Symbolizes Today's Feud

Tue, 2014-05-20 06:45

More than a half-century after his death, Stepan Bandera is a deeply divisive figure in the current battle. Ukrainian nationalists put up posters of him while pro-Russian separatists burn his effigy.

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Following Abuses, Medicare Tightens Reins On Its Drug Program

Tue, 2014-05-20 06:39

Medicare gives itself the power to ban doctors if they prescribe medications in abusive ways. The action follows a ProPublica series that found inappropriate prescribing, waste and fraud.

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What To Watch In Tuesday's Elections

Tue, 2014-05-20 06:03

One of the biggest political questions of the year will be answered: Can Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell withstand a Tea Party challenge?

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Chipotle Tells Its Customers Not To Bring Guns To Its Restaurants

Tue, 2014-05-20 05:52

The request is similar to the one made by Starbucks back in September and comes after a the group Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America launched a national campaign.

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CIA Says It Will No Longer Use Vaccine Programs As Cover

Tue, 2014-05-20 05:45

Answering health experts' complaints that using vaccination programs for spying had hurt international efforts to fight disease, the CIA says it has stopped the practice.

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The 25 Most Promising Graduation Speeches Of The Year

Tue, 2014-05-20 05:40

Cristina Negrut has read more than 1,000 commencement speeches over the past eight years. She lists the speeches she's most looking forward to in this year's roster.

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Beezin' May Be Bogus, But Other Dopey Teen Fads Can Bite Back

Tue, 2014-05-20 04:50

Teens have always been creative about repurposing household products in search of a high, and they're getting help from social media. Parents are wondering how to tell danger from harmless hype.

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Tupelo Man Who Sent Ricin Letters To Obama Gets 25-Year Sentence

Tue, 2014-05-20 04:09

After late wrangling that included a threat to withdraw his guilty plea and an offer to eat poison in a sandwich, J. Everett Dutschke accepted a 25-year prison sentence.

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The Secret Players In The Russia-Ukraine Game

Tue, 2014-05-20 03:44

Is the Chechen military fighting for Russia in Ukraine? If so, these covert operations could have significant and dangerous consequences.

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In China, Anger At U.S. Hacking Charges — And Claims Of Hypocrisy

Tue, 2014-05-20 03:20

Citing U.S. surveillance and wiretapping operations, China says the U.S. has double standards on cybersecurity. The angry response came a day after the U.S. accused 5 Chinese officials of hacking.

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Ah, Commencement. Caps, Gowns And Mispronounced Names

Tue, 2014-05-20 03:03

It's commencement. You are responsible for calling hundreds of students, one by one, to the stage. Every parent is anxiously waiting for you to pronounce their kid's name — correctly. What do you do?

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Pope To Travel To Holy Land With Rabbi And Muslim Leader

Mon, 2014-05-19 23:33

Pope Francis will head to the Middle East this week to preach peace and has asked two friends from Argentina to accompany him, Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Islamic studies professor Omar Abboud.

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Oklahoma's Latino Community Prepares For The Next Tornado

Mon, 2014-05-19 23:31

A devastating series of tornadoes struck Oklahoma a year ago. Hispanics were among the hardest hit by the storms due a lack of preparedness and information available in Spanish.

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Thai Army Declares Martial Law But Says It's No Coup

Mon, 2014-05-19 15:25

After six months of anti-government protests and the ouster of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, the army says it is needed to "keep peace and order."

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Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty To Helping U.S. Tax Evaders

Mon, 2014-05-19 14:59

The Swiss bank has agreed to pay $2.5 billion in penalties to U.S. authorities for helping Americans use tax havens to hide from the IRS.

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U.S. Coast Guard Calls Off Atlantic Search For 4 British Sailors

Mon, 2014-05-19 14:08

The U.K.'s most famous yachtsman has joined families of the missing crew members of a 40-foot sailboat in urging that the search resume. The yacht disappeared Saturday.

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Task Force Says Asking All Patients About Suicide Won't Cut Risk

Mon, 2014-05-19 13:57

Suicide is a major cause of death, and there's no evidence that screening everybody will reduce the toll, a federal panel says. But doctors, family and friends can help, researchers say.

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U.S., Nigeria Reach Deal On Intelligence Sharing

Mon, 2014-05-19 13:34

The U.S. will now provide intelligence analysis to Nigeria in an effort to find the more than 200 girls kidnapped by the militant group Boko Haram.

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Fiery British Imam Found Guilty Of Terrorism Charges

Mon, 2014-05-19 13:00

Abu Hamza, an Islamic cleric alleged to have started an al-Qaida camp in the U.S., has been convicted on terrorism charges in a New York courtroom.

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