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Migrant Boat Tragedy: Hundreds Feared Dead; EU Holds Emergency Meeting

Mon, 2015-04-20 05:22

With 28 survivors reported and 24 bodies recovered, only a fraction of the hundreds of people who were reportedly on board are accounted for.

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FBI Arrests 6 People In 2 States In Terrorism Investigation

Mon, 2015-04-20 03:16

The arrests follow a joint task force's inquiry into young people who have left Minnesota's Twin Cities to join terrorist groups such as ISIS and al-Shabab.

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Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Martin O'Malley

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:00

The Democrat and former governor of Maryland spoke to NPR about Hillary Clinton, Republican economic theory and the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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O'Malley: America's Economy Needs 'Sensible Rebalancing,' Not 'Pitchforks'

Mon, 2015-04-20 01:00

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who will decide on a presidential run soon, is for a higher minimum wage and wants to increase Social Security benefits even though some would pay higher taxes.

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Anti-Test "Opt Out" Movement Makes A Wave In New York State

Mon, 2015-04-20 00:31

Activists say that about 175,000 students have refused to take federally mandated tests this week.

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Social Media Can Help Track Tornadoes, But Was That Tweet Real?

Mon, 2015-04-20 00:30

Researchers at Purdue are using software to mine tweets for data that can help warn that a dangerous storm is approaching. But the data may not always be reliable and analyzing it can be tricky.

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So Long 'Cinderella,' Website Helps Chinese Find Better English Names

Mon, 2015-04-20 00:26

Billboard. Mo Money. Lady Gaga. Cinderella. Those are just a few of the unusual English names young Chinese have adopted over the years. An American entrepreneur hopes to help change that.

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Mellow Pastimes Can Be Good For Your Health, Too

Sun, 2015-04-19 23:48

You don't have to be out running marathons to get health benefits from leisure activities. Engaging pastimes like reading, sewing or listening to music improved health markers, a study finds.

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5 Years After BP Oil Spill, Effects Linger And Recovery Is Slow

Sun, 2015-04-19 23:47

The 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon rig set off an environmental and economic catastrophe. Towns and ecosystems along the Gulf Coast are still struggling to rebound from the spill's impact.

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FDA Ponders Whether Homeopathy Is Medicine

Sun, 2015-04-19 23:46

Homeopathy's popularity has exploded in recent years. Now the FDA is reconsidering how the agency regulates homeopathic remedies.

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NASCAR's Kenseth Breaks Losing Streak At Water-Logged Bristol Speedway

Sun, 2015-04-19 22:14

After four rain delays and 11 extra laps at the Food City 500, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane. It took him nine hours to get there Sunday at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee.

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'Just Got Paid' Singer Found Dead In Jamaica

Sun, 2015-04-19 21:46

Bahamian R&B singer Johnny Kemp has died in Jamaica. Police say the 55-year-old was found floating at a beach in Montego Bay on Thursday morning.

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Like 'Dynasty' On Ice: The Nancy Kerrigan And Tonya Harding Museum

Sun, 2015-04-19 13:34

Why would a couple of comedians build a museum in their hallway dedicated to figure skaters in 1994? Because the story of their rivalry, Kerrigan's attack and the media frenzy is just so American.

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Congo Monkey Spotted Decades After Species' Alleged Demise

Sun, 2015-04-19 12:31

Bouvier's red colobus monkey — thought to have disappeared for good from the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo sometime in the 1970s — has been photographed by two researchers.

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Two Decades Later, 168 Victims Of Oklahoma City Attack Are Remembered

Sun, 2015-04-19 08:47

Former President Bill Clinton and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin spoke at a ceremony remembering the April 19, 1995 bombing — the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history.

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Shroud Of Turin Goes Back On Display In Italy For A Limited Engagement

Sun, 2015-04-19 06:53

The 14 x 3.5-foot cloth, believed by many faithful to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, will be shown to the public until June 24.

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New ISIS Video Purports To Show Shooting, Beheading Of Christians

Sun, 2015-04-19 05:06

The footage shows some 30 people it says are Ethiopian Christians killed in two separate locations in Libya.

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Up To 700 Migrants Feared Dead In Capsized Boat Off North Africa

Sun, 2015-04-19 04:04

The vessel, carrying would-be migrants, appears to have been headed for the Italian island of Lampedusa.

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Security Tightens For Second Boston Marathon Since The Bombing

Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.

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Nepal Diverts Climbing Fees To Sherpa Welfare Fund

Sun, 2015-04-19 03:45

One year ago, 16 Nepalis guiding climbers up Mount Everest were swept away by a hanging glacier that had peeled off the mountain. It was the worst single accident in the history of Everest.

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