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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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Auction Marks An End To A History Of Scandal At Tea Pot Dome

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:03

Nearly a century since a national scandal, the U.S. government's involvement with Teapot Dome is finally ending. Wyoming Public Radio's Stephanie Joyce says that the whole site is being auctioned off.

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Is This Save The Children Ad Too Sexy For The Cause?

Thu, 2014-05-08 12:03

Save the Children hopes sex will sell its message: that the world's mothers and young children die from diseases and conditions that could be prevented. But it's unclear if the public will buy in.

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Anti-Aging Hormone Could Make You Smarter

Thu, 2014-05-08 11:37

Scientists have found that a hormone associated with long life also seems to make people smarter. The gene strengthens the connections between brain cells, a process that's essential for learning.

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Congress Votes To Subpoena VA Chief Shinseki

Thu, 2014-05-08 11:29

The Veterans Affairs secretary would be called to testify over allegations that delays at VA hospitals have caused as many as 40 patients to die awaiting care.

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Rice Theory: Why Eastern Cultures Are More Cooperative

Thu, 2014-05-08 11:22

Westerners tend to be more individualistic than Easterners. Did our ancestors plant these cultural differences hundreds of years when they chose which grains to grow?

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Snapchat Settles With FTC Over Privacy Breach

Thu, 2014-05-08 10:37

The messaging service promised users that their photos and video would "disappear forever" after being sent, but the FTC says the company saved email addresses and phone numbers.

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