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Janay Rice Says Assault Video Has Brought A 'Nightmare' To Life

Tue, 2014-09-09 08:58

Janay Rice says the media has sought to boost ratings by releasing a video that shows her being hit by her then-fiance, Ray Rice. The Baltimore Ravens ended Rice's contract Monday.

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5 Questions About The 2 Weeks Congress Plans To Work This Fall

Tue, 2014-09-09 08:24

It's not fair to call this a "do nothing" Congress. It's just that the House and Senate each have very different "to do" lists.

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Canada Says It Has Found Ship From Doomed 1845 Arctic Expedition

Tue, 2014-09-09 08:12

The fate of Capt. Sir John Franklin and crew has been a mystery for more than 160 years, but now Canadian archaeologists believe they've found one of the expedition's two main vessels.

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Formula One Legend Michael Schumacher Sent Home From Hospital

Tue, 2014-09-09 08:12

The seven-time Formula One champion has been recovering from a serious head injury caused by a December skiing accident in France.

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You Won't Catch Ebola From A Giraffe In Tanzania

Tue, 2014-09-09 07:57

Fear of the virus has raised worries about travel to Africa — for safaris in Tanzania, for school programs in South Africa. But London is closer to the outbreak's epicenter than Johannesburg is.

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Apple Shows Off Larger iPhone 6; Unveils New Apple Watch

Tue, 2014-09-09 07:55

After months of rumors and dozens of fan-created images of what an Apple watch might look like, the tech giant shows us what it's been working on today.

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Marriage Of 96-Year-Old Woman Raises Legal Questions

Tue, 2014-09-09 07:47

The family of 96-year-old Edith Hill in Annandale, Va., says her sudden marriage to 95-year-old Eddie Harrison puts her estate into question.

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A Fresh Look At Flight Safety Instructions

Tue, 2014-09-09 07:11

Maybe we should listen to the flight attendants to help us get through some turbulent times on the ground as well.

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Can I Buy Insurance After Being Injured In An Accident?

Tue, 2014-09-09 06:36

The health law's ban on pre-existing conditions doesn't mean you can buy a plan after you get sick. Most people have to wait for the open enrollment period.

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High U.S. Support For Airstrikes, Low Numbers For Obama, Poll Says

Tue, 2014-09-09 05:48

In a new poll by The Washington Post and ABC News, Americans are increasingly in favor of strikes in Iraq and Syria against the Islamic State, as President Obama's ratings drift to near-record lows.

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Scientists Doubt That Meteor Caused Crater In Nicaragua

Tue, 2014-09-09 05:35

Authorities first said the 40-foot crater outside Managua's international airport was caused by a meteor that may have broken off from an Earth-passing asteroid. But scientists are skeptical.

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4 Things To Know About Obama's Islamic State Strategy

Tue, 2014-09-09 04:13

The president today is set to meet congressional leaders to discuss his strategy to combat the insurgency in Iraq and Syria. He's expected to address the nation on the subject on Wednesday.

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In Korea, Adoptees Fight To Change Culture That Sent Them Overseas

Tue, 2014-09-09 03:47

Two years ago, South Korea passed a law informed by the experiences of the 160,000 people who were adopted to other countries after World War II. Steve Haruch examines the law's history and legacy.

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Q&A: One Student's Educational Saga In New Orleans

Tue, 2014-09-09 03:45

A high school senior looks back on five schools pre- and post-Katrina.

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Dutch Investigators: MH17 Brought Down By 'High-Energy Objects'

Tue, 2014-09-09 03:04

The preliminary report on the destruction of the Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine does not directly say it was downed by a missile, but it leaves little room to conclude otherwise.

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How The Islamic State Smuggles Oil To Fund Its Campaign

Mon, 2014-09-08 23:42

As Islamic State militants have marched across Syria and Iraq, oil smuggling has been a major part of their strategy. They have targeted oil fields and refineries and work with a range of middlemen.

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Size Matters: Why Apple Is Expected To Unveil A Bigger iPhone

Mon, 2014-09-08 23:34

Pushed by rivals like Samsung, Apple is likely to announce bigger iPhones on Tuesday. Users of bigger-screen devices say they prefer their larger images and the ability to see multiple apps together.

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More Than Half Of U.S. Bird Species Threatened By Climate Change

Mon, 2014-09-08 23:33

A new Audubon report shows how climate change could affect the ranges of 588 North American bird species by the end of the century. Bald eagles, loons and orioles are among those facing major threats.

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Following Ferguson, Senate Weighs Use Of Military-Grade Equipment

Mon, 2014-09-08 23:31

After police in Ferguson, Mo. were seen using military-grade equipment, the Senate is holding a hearing on the militarization of local police and whether closer supervision is needed.

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U.S. Science Suffering From Booms And Busts In Funding

Mon, 2014-09-08 23:03

The federal budget for bioscience has undergone big swings since 2000. Some scientists are now out of work and others are abandoning the ambitious, creative ideas that fuel discovery.

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