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Saying Goodbye To A Friend Who's 'Ready To Go Home'

Thu, 2014-05-08 23:35

Eddie Lanier was homeless when David Wright brought him home years ago for a shower and a meal. Today, Eddie is terminally ill and in hospice care — but he's not afraid to die, he tells his friend.

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Former Commando Turns Conservationist To Save Elephants Of Dzanga Bai

Thu, 2014-05-08 23:34

Nir Kalron was once an Israeli commando, then private security consultant to African leaders, and a dealer of legal arms. Today he's working with African locals to hunt ivory poachers via satellite.

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For Moms In Congress, Votes Mix With Diapers And School Pickup

Thu, 2014-05-08 23:32

There are just nine women who have given birth while serving in Congress. In some ways, they're like all working moms who can't find enough time in the day. But there are also significant differences.

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Well Into Spring, 'Frozen' Soundtrack Keeps The Charts Cool

Thu, 2014-05-08 23:23

The soundtrack to Disney's Frozen has been the biggest-selling album of 2014, topping the Billboard album chart for 13 weeks.

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NFL Draft: Texans Pick Clowney; Manziel To Browns

Thu, 2014-05-08 22:20

South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney went No. 1 in the NFL draft to the Houston Texans. Johnny Manziel lasted until the 22nd pick when he was taken by the Cleveland Browns.

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Report: Apple On Verge Of Buying Beats For $3.2 Billion

Thu, 2014-05-08 22:10

Apple is trying to acquire Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, according to a published report.

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WATCH: Jordanian Journalists Destroy TV Set

Thu, 2014-05-08 16:36

A heated debate erupts on the set of a news discussion program, ending in a pile of debris.

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Oklahoma Agrees To Delay Executions For 6 Months

Thu, 2014-05-08 15:59

The decision follows last week's botched execution by lethal injection of convicted murderer Clayton Lockett.

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House Lawmakers Vote To Reopen Benghazi Probe

Thu, 2014-05-08 14:50

On a largely party-line vote, Republicans and some Democrats approved the establishment of a committee to dig deeper into the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on a U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya.

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Latest Partisan Flashpoint: GOP Benghazi Fundraising

Thu, 2014-05-08 14:42

Raising money after tragedy isn't new. But the latest dust-up comes as both parties try to energize their grass-roots supporters with control of Capitol Hill in the balance.

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The Messy Legal Road That Led To Oklahoma's Botched Execution

Thu, 2014-05-08 13:19

Most of the country became aware of issues with the state's capital punishment protocols last week after Clayton Lockett's bungled execution, but his lawyers had been worried for months.

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Vietnam Says Video Proves China Rammed Its Ship

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:49

The footage is released by the country's coast guard as Beijing reiterates that it has the right to drill for oil in the disputed region.

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Mental Health 101: Program Helps Police Intervene In Crises

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:26

The intersection of law enforcement and mental health has been an issue in Connecticut since the Newtown shootings. One city is training its officers to better decipher delicate situations.

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13 Spliffy Jobs In The Marijuana Industry

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:20

With various forms of pot legalization sweeping the country, the weed buzzness is booming.

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After Stanford Divests From Coal, Activists' Hopes Turn To Harvard

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:03

Stanford University's decision to stop direct investments in coal mining companies is encouraging student-led divestment movements at other universities. Chloe Maxmin of Divest Harvard discusses her hopes following Stanford's announcement. Harvard University has the largest university endowment in the U.S.

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Spurning Putin's Calls For Delay, Ukrainian Separatists Forge Ahead

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:03

Despite Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent comments, separatists in some cities in eastern Ukraine say they plan to go ahead with their unofficial independence referendum on Sunday.

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New Rules Aim To Keep School Doors Open For Undocumented Students

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:03

The Obama administration is issuing new guidelines to keep states from barring the children of undocumented immigrants from attending public school. The Supreme Court has guaranteed these children free access to a public education, but some states appear to be denying it anyway.

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Keystone Pipeline Dispute Muddles The Path Forward On Energy Bill

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:03

An energy efficiency bill has stalled in the Senate, primarily due to disagreement over the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The dispute leaves an otherwise popular bill in limbo.

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Forecast Predicts A Shift Away From Employer-Sponsored Insurance

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:03

A Senate committee is grilling Sylvia Matthews Burwell, the nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services. If confirmed, she would oversee the next phase of the Affordable Care Act. A new forecast says the health care law will drive some employers to stop offering coverage to their employees, pushing employees onto the new government exchanges.

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Baffling, Boy-Swallowing Holes Close An Indiana Dune

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:03

A popular summer spot is closed indefinitely because of mysterious holes — one of which temporarily buried a boy — that open and close in less than a day. Scientists have no idea why.

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