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Will Blood Be Shed In Crimea Before Diplomacy Can Work?

Mon, 2014-03-10 03:43

Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to deflect the concerns of Western leaders. Meanwhile, fears grow about confrontations between pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian groups.

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Fate Of Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane Still A Mystery

Mon, 2014-03-10 03:00

The jet with 239 people on board disappeared early Saturday on a flight to Beijing. So far, a search in the sea between Malaysia and Vietnam hasn't turned up any definitive sign.

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SXSW: Snowden Speech Has Conference Buzzing, Congressman Stewing

Sun, 2014-03-09 23:28

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden will take questions from South By Southwest attendees via videoconference Monday. A Kansas congressman wants SXSW to rescind the invitation.

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Kentucky Southern Baptists Draw Crowds With Gun Giveaways

Sun, 2014-03-09 23:02

The Kentucky Baptist Convention has found a surefire way for getting people through church doors: free guns. The church raffle events combine dinner, sermons and a Second Amendment message.

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Big Investors Boosting Home Prices, And Not Everyone's Pleased

Sun, 2014-03-09 22:58

Private equity firms have been snapping up properties in many areas hit hard by the recession. Some analysts worry that those bulk purchases will leave middle-class buyers out in the cold.

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Of Cigs And Selfies: Teens Imitate Risky Behavior Shared Online

Sun, 2014-03-09 22:57

It used to be parents worried that their kids were hanging out with the wrong crowd. Now they need to worry about hanging out with the wrong crowd on Instagram. But do online influences matter?

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Crews Searching For Missing Jet Can't Locate Debris

Sun, 2014-03-09 22:48

Vietnamese searchers haven't been able to find a rectangular object resembling a door that was spotted Sunday. It was thought to be part of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing Saturday.

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Rights Advocates See 'Access To Justice' Gap In U.S.

Sun, 2014-03-09 20:05

Too many poor people are forced to go without legal counsel when facing challenges such as eviction, deportation or domestic violence, a new report says.

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Mexican Officials Say Marines Killed Cartel Boss Thought Dead In 2010

Sun, 2014-03-09 18:34

Mexico's government confirmed late Sunday that the leader of the Knights Templar Cartel was killed in an early-morning shootout with marines despite being declared dead by authorities in 2010.

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The '60s Are Gone, But Psychedelic Research Trip Continues

Sun, 2014-03-09 14:32

Since the 1970s, hallucinogens have been classified as Schedule I drugs, indicating they have no medical use. But researchers say there are benefits and that work must continue.

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China's Crackdown On Corruption Opens Door To Abuse

Sun, 2014-03-09 13:11

A local official says he was detained and tortured by the Communist Party after being accused of taking bribes. The Associated Press reports these investigations occur without judicial oversight.

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Detroit's William Clay Ford Dies At Age 88

Sun, 2014-03-09 11:01

William Clay Ford, a descendant of auto industry pioneer Henry Ford and owner of the Detroit Lions, has died at age 88. He bought the NFL team in 1963.

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A Theme Park For Foodies? Italians Say Bologna

Sun, 2014-03-09 10:36

The Eataly food emporium plans to open a $55 million theme park in Italy, devoted to the nation's culinary pleasures. Some have dubbed it the "Disneyland of food," but Italians aren't impressed.

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Alzheimer's Blood Test Raises Ethical Questions

Sun, 2014-03-09 10:04

A new blood test for people in their 70s can detect who will develop Alzheimer's disease. A positive result could help people prepare. But since there's no treatment, will people really want to know?

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Sen. Rand Paul Repeats In CPAC Presidential Straw Poll

Sun, 2014-03-09 09:32

The Conservative Political Action Conference made Sen. Rand Paul its top choice Saturday, less than two years before primary voting begins for the 2016 election.

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'Trying To Make Sense' Of Malaysian Jetliner's Disappearance

Sun, 2014-03-09 08:05

An intense search and unusual revelations have not yet told us what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a Boeing jet with 239 people aboard.

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Black GOP Stars Rise In A Party That's Still Awkwardly White

Sun, 2014-03-09 06:57

There's never been a better time for black Republicans seeking office, yet even as some black candidates are hitting their stride, the party's support among blacks is still at rock bottom.

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Ukraine: Crimea Rejects Talks With Kiev; Violence Reported

Sun, 2014-03-09 05:50

Pro-Russian groups used whips to attack pro-Ukrainian demonstrators in Sevastopol, on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, the BBC says. Ukraine's interim prime minister plans to visit the U.S. this week.

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Stolen Passports Used For Malaysia Flight, Interpol Confirms

Sun, 2014-03-09 05:21

Interpol says that "at least two passports" used to board flight MH370 were listed in its Stolen and Lost Travel Documents database. The agency identified them as being Austrian and Italian documents.

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After A Bitter Struggle, DSO Brings 'Joy' To The People Again

Sun, 2014-03-09 04:40

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has struggled financially, but after much work, it's set itself on solid footing and become a bright spot in a struggling city.

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