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Syrian Conflict Marches Into Fourth Year

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

The Syrian uprising started three years ago this week with protests and eventually a military crackdown that led to all-out civil war. More than 130,000 people have died.

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Investigation Into Missing Malaysian Jet Expands

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

The search for the Malaysian Airlines plane that went missing more than a week ago has expanded as officials still have little idea what happened to it.

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Google Glass: Coming Soon To A Campaign Trail Near You

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

Google Glass is still in the testing phase and still rather expensive, but that hasn't stopped political professionals from looking for ways Google Glass can become a powerful tool for campaigns.

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Does Teaching Kids To Get 'Gritty' Help Them Get Ahead?

Mon, 2014-03-17 01:00

Education circles are abuzz with a new concept: that resilience and persistence are just as important as intelligence to predicting student success and achievement. But can "grit" actually be taught?

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Doctors Use 3-D Printing To Help A Baby Breathe

Mon, 2014-03-17 00:17

Garrett Peterson was born with a defective windpipe and every day he struggled to breathe. Now, thanks to a 3-D printer, his windpipe has been strengthened and Garrett should soon breathe normally.

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Obama Says U.S. Will Never Recognize Crimea's Secession Vote

Mon, 2014-03-17 00:10

A day after Crimeans voted to secede from Ukraine, the U.S. and its Western allies were expected to announce sanctions against Russia.

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Paying For College: No Easy Answers For Many Families

Sun, 2014-03-16 23:59

After adjusting for inflation, the cost of tuition more than tripled between 1973 and 2013. That reality has been forcing more and more students to take on staggering debts.

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Uniform Rule May Keep Religious Americans From Military Service

Sun, 2014-03-16 13:55

Observant Sikhs need to get an exemption in order to keep maintain long hair and beards. One service member who is Sikh says the application process has a chilling effect on those who want to serve.

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Westboro Baptist Founder Is 'On The Edge Of Death,' Son Says

Sun, 2014-03-16 13:01

Fred Phelps is in hospice care and has been excommunicated from the church he founded in Topeka, his son Nathan wrote in a statement he posted to Facebook Saturday night.

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Photo Identification: The 'Best And Worst Way' To ID People

Sun, 2014-03-16 12:00

How reliably can we find the fakes? A new study says the more forgeries people come across, the better they are at spotting them. But there are multiple traps that can cloud screeners' judgment.

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Kansas Legislature Scolds Itself Over Slew Of Contentious Bills

Sun, 2014-03-16 12:00

From spanking children to denying service to gay couples, legislation in Kansas has been stirring up controversy. Some lawmakers argue their colleagues are drifting from the important issues.

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Parenting In The Age Of Apps: Is That iPad Help Or Harm?

Sun, 2014-03-16 12:00

With tablet technology still relatively new, pediatricians are trying to understand how interactive media affects children.

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Physicists, Generals And CEOs Agree: Ditch The PowerPoint

Sun, 2014-03-16 10:14

A group of physicists banned PowerPoint from forums, and they're aren't the only people who say we should cut back on slide-based presentations: Others include Amazon, LinkedIn and NASA.

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Wife And Mother: 'You'd Never Suspect My Junkie Past'

Sun, 2014-03-16 09:35

I feel no shame when I say I'm a recovering addict. The battle has made me a warrior. As someone lucky to survive, I want to tell others not to give up.

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New York Ukrainians Worry About 'Evil' Happenings at Home

Sun, 2014-03-16 09:10

Tens of thousands of Russians and Ukrainians live in New York City, and many with close ties to their countries are on edge over what's happening back home.

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Venezuela In Turmoil For Lack Of Flour, Milk And Diapers

Sun, 2014-03-16 08:56

Protests continue to rock Venezuela as peaceful marches have turned violent.The list of grievances — rising crime, inflation — is long, but the main one for many is the scarcity of basic food.

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Attacks Over Crimea Play Out In Virtual Arena; Websites Hit

Sun, 2014-03-16 08:44

Some of the serious clashes between Russia and Ukraine are being carried out online. Crimea's referendum website was hit Sunday.

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Flight 370: Investigators Seek Help, Motive For Jet's Disappearance

Sun, 2014-03-16 07:11

The search area for the Boeing 777 was widely expanded Saturday; investigators are now asking more than a dozen nations to help find the jetliner that went missing last weekend.

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Saudi Aid Boost To Syrian Rebels Puts Jordan At Risk

Sun, 2014-03-16 06:47

Convoys of humanitarian aid trucks from Saudi Arabia are rolling through Jordan toward Syria. That puts Jordan in a precarious situation on the front line of the war.

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Gunmen Raid Nigerian Villages, Killing More Than 100 People

Sun, 2014-03-16 05:02

New violence has erupted in a dispute over grazing land, as officials say an attack on several villages has killed more than 100 people.

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