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More Cities Are Making It Illegal To Hand Out Food To The Homeless

Wed, 2014-10-22 10:05

Lots of groups and individuals try to help the homeless in their communities by offering them food. But a report finds that cities are increasingly passing measures to restrict these efforts.

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Blackwater Guards Found Guilty In 2007 Shootings In Iraq

Wed, 2014-10-22 09:18

One guard was found guilty of first-degree murder and three others of voluntary manslaughter in a 2007 incident in Baghdad in which 14 civilians were killed.

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Quick Facts About Ebola

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:43

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has led to thousands of deaths and a maelstrom of misinformation. Here's a primer on what you need to know about the virus and the response to it.

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Soldier Killed, Suspect Dead In Shooting Near Canadian Parliament

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:41

A gunman opened fire near Ottawa's National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday. Shots also were fired on Parliament Hill. Two people are dead and police say they are looking for one or more suspect.

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Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

Wed, 2014-10-22 06:03

The Pew Research Center's first study on online harassment shows it happens to most Internet users. But gender disparities are starkest in online gaming.

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Congolese Doctor Denis Mukwege Receives Sakharov Prize

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:41

The gynecological surgeon's Panzi Hospital in eastern DRC has treated thousands of women who were victims of rape.

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Banned Drugs Still Turning Up In Weight-Loss Supplements

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:49

Just because the Food and Drug Administration recalls a supplement because it contains dangerous substances, doesn't mean the product disappears from the market.

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Hong Kong Students March On Chief Executive's Residence

Wed, 2014-10-22 04:36

About 200 pro-democracy activists held signs and shouted slogans in front of the home of Leung Chun-ying a day after student leaders met with government officials in an effort to defuse the crisis.

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Pentagon Says It Will Investigate Stray Arms Drop Over Syria

Wed, 2014-10-22 03:36

The self-declared Islamic State has released a video purporting to show its fighters rifling through a crate of grenades airdropped by a U.S. military cargo plane.

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American Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

Wed, 2014-10-22 03:05

Jeffrey Fowle, 56, who was arrested in North Korea in May after allegedly leaving a bible in a club for foreign sailors, arrived at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base this morning.

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Halloween-Thanksgiving-Hanukkah-Christmas-New-Year Buying Begins

Wed, 2014-10-22 01:53

Most retailers are feeling optimistic as analysts forecast rising sales over this long shopping season. They are hoping Halloween will give them a good bounce into the peak spending time of the year.

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The Crime That Has Shocked Pakistan

Wed, 2014-10-22 00:33

Abdul Sattar Edhi and his foundation are synonymous with humanitarian work in Pakistan. But that didn't keep the foundation from being robbed of more than $1 million, provoking widespread outrage.

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The 2014 Campaign Ads That You Just Can't Stop Replaying

Wed, 2014-10-22 00:33

States that could determine which party controls the Senate next year have been barraged for months with campaign ads. For better or for worse, here are some of the most noteworthy.

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3 American Teens Reportedly Suspected Of Trying To Join ISIS

Tue, 2014-10-21 23:10

Three Denver teens were stopped at a German airport and sent home to the U.S. Their disappearance was originally treated as a standard runaway case.

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Giants Pummel Royals From The Start In Game 1 World Series Win

Tue, 2014-10-21 19:46

A three-run first inning was all San Francisco needed to top Kansas City and steal home field advantage. They tacked on another four runs anyway to win 7-1.

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Ben Bradlee, Who Led 'Washington Post' To New Heights, Dies At 93

Tue, 2014-10-21 16:09

As editor, Bradlee led the newspaper to national eminence with charm, drive, instinct and, most notably, an epic confrontation with the Nixon White House.

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Legendary 'Washington Post' Editor Ben Bradlee Has Died

Tue, 2014-10-21 15:58

Bradlee was the editor who ushered in the paper's golden era, overseeing its reporting during the Watergate scandal.

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NBC News Photojournalist Is Now Ebola Free, Says Hospital

Tue, 2014-10-21 15:13

The Nebraska Medical Center says Ashoka Mukpo was cleared by the CDC and will be discharged on Wednesday.

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Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of 'Ferguson Commission'

Tue, 2014-10-21 14:19

The panel will study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests over the killing of an unarmed teenager this summer.

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Ebola Vaccine Could Start Testing In Africa By January

Tue, 2014-10-21 14:08

The World Health Organization says two vaccine candidates now undergoing small-scale tests of dosage and safety in people might be ready for broader deployment in Africa by early 2015.

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