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Japanese World War II Battleship Musashi Found, Billionaire Paul Allen Says

Wed, 2015-03-04 06:01

The Microsoft co-founder says his team found the ship's wreckage in the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. The vessel was sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

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Rapper Jin Tries To Stretch His '15 Minutes' Of Fame

Wed, 2015-03-04 05:50

In 2004, Jin was one of the first Asian-Americans to drop a major label rap album. One controversial song, "Learn Chinese," raised eyebrows. A decade later, he's trying to rephrase the message.

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Man's Identity Questioned In LAPD Skid Row Shooting

Wed, 2015-03-04 05:12

Officials say the man killed Sunday was the subject of a federal warrant for violating probation for a 2000 bank robbery. There's also word that he lived under a stolen identity.

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For U.S. Children, Minorities Will Be The Majority By 2020, Census Says

Wed, 2015-03-04 04:05

America is heading toward the day when whites will no longer make up the majority of the population. And U.S. children will get there soon, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report.

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Watch A Film From Mali: The Day Before The Music Died

Wed, 2015-03-04 04:03

The Last Song Before the War presents the glorious sounds of the 2011 Festival in the Desert, held shortly before Islamic extremists took over the region and banned music.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Begins For Dzokhar Tsarnaev

Wed, 2015-03-04 03:02

Opening statements begin in Boston Wednesday, in a capital trial that's expected to last several months. It took nearly two months to seat a jury to try the case.

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Federal Agents Carry Out Search For Evidence Of Illegal Support For 'Birth Tourism'

Wed, 2015-03-04 02:22

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says some wealthy foreigners seek to give birth to their children in the U.S. so they will obtain U.S. citizenship.

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Injured Workers Suffer As 'Reforms' Limit Workers' Compensation Benefits

Wed, 2015-03-04 01:04

Over the past decade, states have slashed workers' compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers.

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Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

Tue, 2015-03-03 23:34

Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.

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Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

Tue, 2015-03-03 23:32

Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.

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Alabama Supreme Court Again Halts Gay Marriage

Tue, 2015-03-03 17:14

In a 134-page opinion, the court issued an order that goes against what higher courts has decided. The decision once again will pit the state against the federal judiciary.

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Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:51

The Peace Corp will recruit and train about 650 additional volunteers to focus on girls' education around the world. The expansion is part of a larger program launched by Michelle Obama Tuesday.

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Why Shark Finning Bans Aren't Keeping Sharks Off The Plate (Yet)

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:12

Fewer shark fins are being imported into Hong Kong, the epicenter of shark-fin soup, a culinary delicacy. But while the trade in shark fins may be down, the trade in shark meat is still going strong.

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Clinton Foundation Funding Woes Touch Hillary, Too

Tue, 2015-03-03 14:53

With Clinton potentially prepping for a presidential run, her role in the Clinton Foundation raises questions about big contributions from foreign governments, corporations and individuals.

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Round Two: Health Care Law Faces The Supreme Court Again

Tue, 2015-03-03 13:59

In King v. Burwell, Obamacare opponents are challenging it again, this time contending that a section of the law doesn't authorize subsidies to make mandated insurance affordable in 34 states.

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Should Hotel Owners Be Forced To Hand Over Guest Records To Police?

Tue, 2015-03-03 13:26

Hypotheticals about hunting lodges and Motel 6 saved the oral argument at the Supreme Court today from being strangled by legal weeds.

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4 Reasons Both Parties Should Be Sweating Bullets Over King V. Burwell

Tue, 2015-03-03 13:20

The biggest political threat of the latest challenge to Obamacare is to the president, but Republicans wouldn't be winners either.

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FDA Mandates Tougher Warnings On Testosterone

Tue, 2015-03-03 13:03

The agency says the labels for testosterone drugs must state that aren't approved to fight aging and do increase the risk for heart attacks and strokes.

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Official Says FAA Is Trying To Keep Hackers Out Of Air Traffic Control

Tue, 2015-03-03 12:51

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta tells a House panel some vulnerabilities reported in a congressional study have been fixed, and the agency is working on others.

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In France, Young Muslims Often Straddle Two Worlds

Tue, 2015-03-03 12:34

An estimated 40 percent of France's 7 million Muslims live in and around Paris, many of them in the poor suburbs. It's hard to escape the banlieues, even for those who work or attend school elsewhere.

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