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Campus Sexual Assaults Are Targeted In New White House Report

Tue, 2014-04-29 06:14

Noting that 1 in 5 women is sexually assaulted in college, the White House releases new guidelines to help victims of that violence and improve the way schools handle such cases.

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North Korea Conducts Artillery Drills Near Southern Border

Tue, 2014-04-29 05:19

The exercises, while not uncommon, are considered provocative in the immediate wake of President Obama's visit to South Korea.

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Several Wounded In Shooting At FedEx Facility In Georgia

Tue, 2014-04-29 04:28

Police say at least six people were hurt in an incident early Tuesday at the facility in Kennesaw, Ga. The shooter is reportedly dead.

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EU Follows U.S. In Imposing New Sanctions On Russia

Tue, 2014-04-29 04:24

The sanctions targeting Russian President Vladimir Putin's "inner circle" drew a response from Moscow, which described them in Cold War terms.

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Twisters In 3 States Kill More Than A Dozen People

Tue, 2014-04-29 03:26

About 50 tornadoes were reported in the region in a 24-hour period, according to meteorologists. More severe storms are forecast for the Eastern U.S.

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Ringleader Of Human Smuggling Ring Dies, Leaving A Complex Legacy

Tue, 2014-04-29 02:50

Cheng Chui Ping died of cancer in prison on Thursday. She made a career of smuggling thousands of Chinese immigrants to the U.S. and worked with a notoriously violent gang to enforce payment.

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Sterling's Tarnished History Of Alleged Discrimination

Mon, 2014-04-28 23:19

Observers say the Clippers owner's current trouble is only the latest in a 30-year record of racism in LA — although he has also been honored by the NAACP for his charity work.

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With Dogs And Batons, Bulgaria Tells Syrian Refugees To Turn Back

Mon, 2014-04-28 23:16

As civilians continue to pour out of Syria, some countries are pushing back and telling the refugees they aren't welcome. Bulgaria has been particularly harsh, according to Human Rights Watch.

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Weighing The Risks Of Warrantless Phone Searches During Arrests

Mon, 2014-04-28 23:14

Police have long been able to search people without a warrant at the time of their arrest. Two cases before the Supreme Court ask whether cellphones should be off-limits until police get permission.

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Craig Ferguson Announces Late-Night Retirement

Mon, 2014-04-28 21:51

The host of The Late Late Show announced Monday that he will step down at the end of the year. The move was no surprise after CBS announced that Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman next year.

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Tornadoes Kill 11 As Storms Move Across The South

Mon, 2014-04-28 21:42

After spawning deadly tornadoes that flattened homes and businesses in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee, a storm system that also caused havoc in the Midwest had Georgia in its sights early Tuesday.

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Another Round Of Tornadoes Rakes Through The South

Mon, 2014-04-28 15:50

Severe damage was reported in Tupelo, Miss., where the mayor said homes and business were destroyed. The severe weather is expected to continue through the night.

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United Church Of Christ Challenges North Carolina Ban On Gay Marriage

Mon, 2014-04-28 15:13

Using a novel legal approach, the church argues that the state is violating the principle of "free exercise of religion" by denying it the right to marry people of the same sex.

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Ohio Will Increase Dosage Of Drugs In Lethal Injection

Mon, 2014-04-28 14:05

It took Dennis McGuire 24 minutes to die after the drugs were injected into his body back in January. After review, the state says he did not experience any pain, but it is upping the dosage.

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What Can The NBA Do With Donald Sterling?

Mon, 2014-04-28 13:10

As the NBA playoffs are overshadowed by racially inflammatory remarks attributed to the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, the league's options range from fining Sterling to expelling him.

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Higher Doses Of Antidepressants May Raise Teen Suicide Risk

Mon, 2014-04-28 13:10

Antidepressants have been associated with a higher suicide risk in children and young adults, but this study found that there's even more danger when people start off taking higher doses.

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For Your Eyes Only

Mon, 2014-04-28 12:53

[2014-04-28 13:00:00] Clandestine communication has been a tactic of spies for as long as espionage has been part of war. We’ll talk about the history of secret messages this hour with Georgia Institute of Technology professor Kristie Macrakis. Her new book is Prisoners, Lovers, and Spies: The Story of Invisible Ink from Herodotus to al-Qaeda (Yale University Press).

Equality For Everyone

Mon, 2014-04-28 12:53

[2014-04-28 12:00:00] Marriage equality has advanced at a rapid pace both in the court system and in the court of public opinion. We’ll talk this hour about how we got here as a nation with New York Times reporter Jo Becker. Her new book is Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality (Penguin Press).

NBA Weighs Penalties After Sterling's Alleged Race Remarks Surface

Mon, 2014-04-28 12:35

Controversy is swirling around racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The NBA is exploring its potential responses as it investigates the allegations.

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Back From Recess, Congress Opens With Scandal

Mon, 2014-04-28 12:29

Monday was a rough day for House Speaker John Boehner: One of his members was indicted on federal charges, and another announced he wouldn't seek re-election after an alleged affair.

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