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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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Home Depot Confirms Data Breach At U.S., Canadian Stores

Mon, 2014-09-08 22:37

Home Depot said its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.

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NCAA Lifts Penn State's Postseason Ban, Restores Scholarships

Mon, 2014-09-08 22:27

Penn State football got out from under the most severe on-field sanctions imposed on it two years ago over the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. The NCAA made the surprise announcement on Monday.

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Marin Cilic Wins U.S. Open, Sealing An Improbable Journey

Mon, 2014-09-08 15:11

The Croatian defeated Roger Federer to get to the final. He denied Kei Nishikori, himself a huge underdog, the title in three sets on Monday.

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Harvard Study Says Economy Is 'Doing Half Its Job.' Guess Which Half.

Mon, 2014-09-08 14:52

An alumni survey by the school found much more optimism about the future of America's companies than that of its workers. More than 4 in 10 think employee pay and benefits are set to shrink.

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Floods Hit Phoenix In Area's Wettest Day Ever Recorded

Mon, 2014-09-08 14:30

The more than 3 inches of rainfall already recorded in the Phoenix region Monday represents more than a third of its normal annual total.

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