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U.S. Warship Joins Hunt For Missing Plane

Mon, 2014-12-29 20:06

The search for AirAsia jet is now into its third day with no solid leads. The hunt has expanded to new areas and includes naval ships as well as local fishermen.

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Newly Elected La. Politician Under Fire For Reported Speech To White Supremacists

Mon, 2014-12-29 16:50

Republican Congressman Steve Scalise's office says he addressed a gathering but didn't know the ideology of the group founded by former Klu Klux Klan leader David Duke.

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How California's New Rules Are Scrambling The Egg Industry

Mon, 2014-12-29 14:07

On January 1, all eggs sold in California will have to come from chickens living in more spacious digs. The rules have disrupted the egg industry, and pushed prices up at grocery stores in California.

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As Bourbon Booms, Demand For Barrels Is Overflowing

Mon, 2014-12-29 12:38

Distillers must age bourbon in new white oak barrels that are charred inside. But the barrel supply is running low, and new, small craft distillers are having trouble getting any barrels at all.

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Argentine President Takes On Godson To Keep Werewolf At Bay

Mon, 2014-12-29 12:31

Presidential protection of the seventh son in a family of male children is a tradition in Argentina. According to local legend, the seventh son in a family of boys will assume a lycanthropic form.

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The 2014 Tech Trends We'll Still Be Talking About Next Year

Mon, 2014-12-29 12:11

Apple is ending an influential 2014 but faces another big test ahead. And we revisit the mega-hacks of the year and look to a more voice-controlled future.

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James Fallows On The 'Tragedy Of The American Military'

Mon, 2014-12-29 12:11

The gulf between the vast majority of the American public and the nation's military has had a detrimental effect on the U.S. fighting force, according to James Fallows in an Atlantic cover story.

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Few Common Factors Between 2014's Airline Disasters

Mon, 2014-12-29 12:11

Lourdes Garcia Navarro speaks with John Cox, an airline safety expert and former commercial pilot, about Saturday's disappearance of an AirAsia flight over the Java Sea.

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Don't Bench That Dentist: A Guide To Ugandan English

Mon, 2014-12-29 12:11

The language called "Uglish" is as controversial in Uganda as Ebonics is in the U.S. And now it has its own dictionary. Is it just bad English or a legitimate local variant?

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Massive Recalls Give The Auto Industry An Unwanted Record

Mon, 2014-12-29 11:58

More than 60 million vehicles were recalled in the U.S. this year. But analysts say those recalls say more about the way the industry has restructured than about overall car safety.

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British Health Care Worker Tests Positive For Ebola

Mon, 2014-12-29 11:28

The patient, who had worked in an Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone, arrived in Glasgow, Scotland, late Sunday via London and Casablanca, Morocco. This is the first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.K.

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As More Women Tell Abortion Stories, Both Sides Claim Advantage

Mon, 2014-12-29 11:26

Does telling your abortion story help end stigma about the procedure, or does it help opponents make the case against abortion? The answer to that question depends very much on whom you talk to.

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New York City Mayor De Blasio Heckled At Police Graduation Ceremony

Mon, 2014-12-29 09:25

Bill de Blasio and his city's police department have been at odds over the mayor's words about the Eric Garner grand jury decision.

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2 Los Angeles Police Officers Attacked By Gunmen

Mon, 2014-12-29 08:23

Authorities say two suspects fired at a patrol car with a rifle. Both officers survived without injuries. One suspect was arrested.

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'The Interview,' Now Sony's Top Online Film Ever, Earns $15M

Mon, 2014-12-29 08:13

The film also earned nearly $3 million through screenings at 331 theaters. The comedy that was pulled from widespread release following threats was rented or bought more than 2 million times.

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Republicans Sort Their Priorities For The New Congress

Mon, 2014-12-29 06:56

The GOP will take over both chambers of Congress on January 6th, with issues like the Keystone XL pipeline, Obamacare and immigration reform likely to take priority.

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Pakistan Court Orders Conditional Release For Suspect In Mumbai Attack

Mon, 2014-12-29 06:39

Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi's lawyers argued that extended detention infringed on his rights because he had been granted bail by an anti-terrorism court. The Islamabad High Court agreed.

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Diversity In Space: Tracking The First Asian Pilot In The Star Wars Movies

Mon, 2014-12-29 06:33

The Asian characters in the original Star Wars films are few, fleeting and often forgotten. But the Manager of the Holocron at Lucasfilm helps uncover their back stories.

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Family Planning In Senegal: Which Imam Do You Listen To?

Mon, 2014-12-29 06:31

In the village of Mereto, one imam is in favor of family planning while the other is not. Ngour Sen and his two wives, with a total of 11 children, knew which leader's advice they wanted to follow.

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Texted Reminders Help Parents Get Kids In For Flu Shots

Mon, 2014-12-29 06:30

It's hard enough to get kids in for one flu shot, let alone two. But when parents got texts that explained why the child needed a second dose, they were much more likely to get the job done.

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