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New York Mayor Says There Is No 'Specific, Credible' Threat Against City

Thu, 2014-09-25 13:11

Earlier, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said his country had uncovered a plot against New York City's subway system. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was no evidence of a plot.

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Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

Thu, 2014-09-25 13:09

In the U.S., consumers account for the biggest share of waste in the food chain. Demand for stocked shelves and unblemished produce, and confusion over date labels lead to mountains of tossed meals.

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Rouhani: Western Powers Have Helped Globalize Terrorism

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:28

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani told the U.N. that the solution to the problem of ISIS now must involve the region. He also said resolving the Iran nuclear issue could lead to greater cooperation.

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Solar Advocates Fight Utilities Over Grid Access

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:28

Across the country the solar industry is battling utilities over the financial details of feeding electricity from renewable resources back into the power grid.

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Islamic State Defector: 'If You Turn Against ISIS, They Will Kill You'

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:12

A Syrian defector from the self-proclaimed Islamic State says he had happy moments when he first joined the militants. But he began to see brutality and cruelty that was impossible for him to support.

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Families Want Federal Investigations Into Black Men's Deaths

Thu, 2014-09-25 12:07

Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., last month. Eric Garner died in July after being placed in a chokehold by a New York officer. Their families say they want justice.

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50 Years Ago, A Fluid Border Made The U.S. 1 Square Mile Smaller

Thu, 2014-09-25 11:49

Since Texas became a state, the Rio Grande has marked the border between the U.S. and Mexico. But, like rivers do, it moved. In 1964, the U.S. finally gave back 437 acres of land.

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Spain's Abortion Debate Shakes Government That Pledged To Ban It

Thu, 2014-09-25 11:35

Supporters and opponents of abortion have taken turns taking to the streets. After months of protests, the conservative prime minister has dropped his plan to enact a strict anti-abortion law.

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On The Cusp: 11-Year-Olds Around The World Share Their Wisdom

Thu, 2014-09-25 11:12

Age 11 is when you're most passionate and optimistic, says Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey. So she created a documentary looking at the world through the eyes of 11-year-olds in 15 countries.

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Remembering Mandolin Hero U. Srinivas

Thu, 2014-09-25 11:03

The gifted Indian musician died Sept. 19 at just 45. Hear his music and celebrate his unlikely achievement — bringing a Western instrument into the heart of South Indian classical music.

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FBI Chief Says U.S. Has Identified Man Who Beheaded Americans

Thu, 2014-09-25 10:34

The Islamic State released a video that appears to show a masked man beheading two American journalists. FBI Director James Comey would not name the suspect.

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Obama Calls On International Community To Fight Ebola

Thu, 2014-09-25 08:54

The president warned that the U.S. alone could not halt the epidemic and that without more help to stop the disease, hundreds of thousands of people could die.

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Ferguson Police Chief Apologizes To Michael Brown's Family

Thu, 2014-09-25 07:38

Thomas Jackson said he was sorry to the victim's family and to anyone who felt their right to "peacefully protest" had not been protected by authorities.

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Obama Has Support For Syria Strikes, But Are They Legal?

Thu, 2014-09-25 07:16

Many legal scholars say the White House lacks a legal justification for the strikes inside Syria. But the administration disagrees, saying its actions are covered by post-Sept. 11 legislation.

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Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney General

Thu, 2014-09-25 06:40

The nation's first black U.S. attorney general had a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, sentencing reforms and battles with congressional Republicans.

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Richard Branson Thinks Employees Should Have Unlimited Vacation

Thu, 2014-09-25 06:12

The British billionaire and Virgin Group founder has long been a business revolutionary, but his latest venture is raising a few eyebrows.

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Grand Jury Won't Indict Officers In Ohio Wal-Mart Shooting

Thu, 2014-09-25 05:50

The Department of Justice says it will begin a review of police department procedures in Beavercreek, Ohio, where officers fatally shot a 22-year-old black man at a Wal-Mart store.

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Radical Muslim Cleric Reportedly Among 9 Arrested In Britain

Thu, 2014-09-25 04:10

Anjem Choudary, the former head of al-Muhajiroun, is said to be among those arrested on suspicion of encouraging terrorism or supporting a banned organization.

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Q&A: The Mis-Education Of African-American Girls

Thu, 2014-09-25 04:03

A new report digs through the research and finds a daunting list of challenges facing black girls in the classroom.

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Airstrikes Hit ISIS-Controlled Oil Refineries

Thu, 2014-09-25 03:16

The facilities, captured by Islamic State militants earlier this year, are said to produce $2 million worth of refined oil each day to help fund the extremist organization.

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