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'Nut Rage' Punishment: 1 Year In Jail For Former Korean Air Executive

Thu, 2015-02-12 04:37

The dispute on the plane at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport immediately drew criticism from Koreans. It also inspired a nickname that stuck: "Nut Rage."

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Bob Simon, Veteran Of CBS News And '60 Minutes,' Dies In Car Crash

Thu, 2015-02-12 03:54

Decorated journalist Bob Simon, a correspondent for 60 Minutes known for his insightful reporting from far-flung spots around the world, has died in a car crash in New York City. He was 73.

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FBI Director To Address Law Enforcement's Relationship With Minorities

Thu, 2015-02-12 03:06

James Comey will speak at Georgetown University today about police relations with minority communities.

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Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Reached, Along With $40 Billion Aid Deal

Thu, 2015-02-12 02:50

A new cease-fire is set to begin on Feb. 15 in eastern Ukraine, in a deal after 16 hours of peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. The deal calls for the removal of heavy weapons.

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Q&A: Blocks, Play, Screen Time And The Infant Mind

Thu, 2015-02-12 02:40

Studies with wooden blocks show "that children who play with blocks learn language better and have better cognition."

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Putin: Leaders Agree To Ukraine Cease-Fire Deal

Thu, 2015-02-12 00:57

Russian President Putin on Thursday emerged from marathon Ukraine peace talks by announcing a new cease-fire deal. Questions remain whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on its terms.

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Smoking's Death Toll May Be Higher Than Anyone Knew

Wed, 2015-02-11 23:42

Tobacco's link to lung cancer, stroke and heart attack is well known. But smokers are also more likely to die from kidney failure, infections, and breast cancer, a revised tally suggests.

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The Ebola Diaries: Trying To Heal Patients You Can't Touch

Wed, 2015-02-11 23:40

Starting last October, an American doctor wrote almost every day, for six weeks, while she treated Ebola patients. Her eloquent writings offer a rare look into a world we've only had glimpses of.

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South Korea Sentences 'Nut Rage' Executive To 1 Year In Prison

Wed, 2015-02-11 23:36

Cho Hyun-ah was found guilty of forcing a flight to change its route. She was angered she had been offered macadamia nuts in a bag instead of on a dish and had a confrontation with the cabin crew.

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Bob Simon, '60 Minutes' Correspondent, Killed In NYC Car Crash

Wed, 2015-02-11 20:50

Bob Simon was among a handful of elite journalists to cover most major overseas conflicts and news stories since the late 1960s, CBS said. Simon was 73.

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After Plenty Of Starts And Stops, Satellite DSCOVR Starts Its Million-Mile Journey

Wed, 2015-02-11 15:02

The satellite is expected to stream back images of Earth on a daily basis. The idea was first proposed by Al Gore back in 1998.

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Human Rights Watch Documents Mass Rapes In Darfur

Wed, 2015-02-11 14:19

In one town, the organization found, Sudanese army forces raped more than 200 women and girls. The government of Sudan has denied that its forces are raping civilians.

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Wisconsin Sculptor Rebuilds After 60-Foot Ice Sculpture Collapses

Wed, 2015-02-11 14:00

On the shores of Lake Superior, a man built an unusual ice sculpture using a unique robotic sprayer system. But after warm weather caused its collapse, the sculptor is determined to rebuild.

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DNA Evidence Frees Illinois Man Convicted Of Rape, Murder In 1984

Wed, 2015-02-11 13:42

A Cook County judge agreed to vacate Christopher Abernathy's 1987 conviction following a request from the prosecutor. Abernathy, now 48, was freed today after spending nearly 30 years in prison.

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Sneak Peek At The Ebola Diaries: A Doctor Opens Her Heart, Journal

Wed, 2015-02-11 13:32

For six weeks, American doctor blogged almost every day while volunteering at an Ebola treatment center. Her writings offer a rare look into a world we've only gotten glimpses of.

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Basketball Coach Jerry Tarkanian Remembered As Successful, Controversial

Wed, 2015-02-11 13:22

Hall of Fame college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died. He was 84. Tarkanian was known as an innovator who challenged convention — both on an off the court.

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Forget Beads: Cajun Mardi Gras Means A Grand, Drunken Chicken Chase

Wed, 2015-02-11 13:18

Courir de Mardi Gras is an old tradition in rural Louisiana. From early morning on, costumed revelers go house to house, drinking, singing and collecting ingredients for a big ole pot of gumbo.

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House Sends Keystone XL Pipeline Measure To Obama Despite Veto Threat

Wed, 2015-02-11 13:18

Republicans do not appear to have enough votes to override a presidential veto. It's unlikely to be the last standoff between the GOP and the president on energy issues.

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NYPD Officer Indicted By Grand Jury For Unarmed Man's Death

Wed, 2015-02-11 13:16

Officer Peter Liang faces multiple counts, including manslaughter, for shooting Akai Gurley, an unarmed 28-year-old black man, during a routine patrol in November.

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Brian Williams's Suspension Brings Attention To Tom Brokaw

Wed, 2015-02-11 12:57

We look at the fraught relationship between NBC's Brian Williams (who has been suspended without pay for six months) and his predecessor, Tom Brokaw.

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