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Defiant North Korea Fires Two Medium-Range Missiles

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

North Korea on Wednesday test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles, South Korea said, a defiant challenge to the leaders of rivals South Korea, Japan and the United States.

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Some Will Get Extra Time To Enroll In Health Insurance

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

People who've started applying for health insurance but aren't able to finish before the March 31 enrollment deadline will get extra time, the Obama administration announced Tuesday.

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Report: Obama Plans To End NSA Sweeps Of Phone Calls

Monday, March 24, 2014

The National Security Agency may be getting out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on people's phone calls.

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Revolutionary Opera Director Gerard Mortier Dies

Sunday, March 09, 2014

Gerard Mortier, a Belgian opera director whose nonconformist style often grated the tradition-bound elite and who became a fiercely avant-garde impresario, has died.

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Missing Malaysian Airliner May Have Turned Back

Sunday, March 09, 2014

Military radar shows the vanished Boeing 777 may have turned back, Malaysia's air force chief said. The international search in South China Sea continues.

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Senate Blocks Change to Military Sex Assault Cases

Thursday, March 06, 2014

The Senate blocked a bill that would have stripped senior military commanders of their authority to prosecute or prevent charges for alleged rapes and other serious offenses, capping an emotional, nearly yearlong fight.

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Taliban Suspends Talks On Prisoner Exchange

Sunday, February 23, 2014

The Taliban has suspended talks over a possible exchange of Taliban and U.S. prisoners due to the "complexity" of the situation in Afghanistan, the militant group said on Sunday.

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One Dead, 28 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide At New York Mall

Sunday, February 23, 2014

A 55-year-old restaurant manager died and more than two dozen others were taken to hospitals Saturday after being overcome by carbon monoxide at a New York mall, police said.

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Christie's to Auction Van Cliburn Estate Items

Friday, February 21, 2014

Hundreds of items from the estate of the celebrated pianist Van Cliburn are scheduled to go up for auction next month. An 1869 Bechstein anyone?

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Fed Judge Throws Out NYPD Spying Lawsuit

Thursday, February 20, 2014

The NYPD's intelligence unit didn't discriminate against Muslims with far-reaching surveillance at Newark mosques and other locations in New Jersey, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.

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Two Americans Reach The Podium In Men's Super-G

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Kjetil Jansrud gave Norway a record-equalling fourth straight win in the men's super-G at the Sochi Games on Sunday, while a tearful Bode Miller shared bronze to become the oldest Olympic Alpine skiing medallist at 36.

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U.S. Snowboard Wins First Gold Of Sochi Olympics

Saturday, February 08, 2014

Sage Kotsenburg of the United States won the first gold medal of the 2014 Olympics on Saturday, soaring to victory in the men's snowboarding slopestyle final.

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Stolen Stradivarius Recovered from Milwaukee Attic

Thursday, February 06, 2014

The rare multimillion dollar Stradivarius violin stolen last month in Wisconsin has been recovered, police said Thursday.

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JPMorgan Pays $614 Million In Mortgage Lending Fraud Case

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

The nation's largest bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., will pay $614 million and improve mortgage lending practices under a deal announced Tuesday to settle claims it approved thousands of unqualified home mortgage loans for government insurance and refinancing since 2002, costing the government millions of dollars when the loans defaulted.

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Riccardo Muti to Lead Chicago Symphony Through 2020

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Maestro Riccardo Muti has extended his contract with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra through 2020.

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New Orleans Mayor Wins Re-Election In A Landslide

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Boosted by a drop in the city's murder rate and an endorsement from President Barack Obama, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu won a landslide victory Saturday in his bid for a second term.

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Beginning of the End for Stop-and-Frisk

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday delivered on his promise to reform stop-and-frisk police tactics, requesting to drop an appeal of a federal judge's order requiring reforms and reaching a deal that was praised by those who sued the city over discrimination claims.

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Wawrinka Beats An Injured Nadal To Win Australian Open

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Stan Wawrinka held off an injured Rafael Nadal to win his first Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory Sunday in the Australian Open final.

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Clashes Turn Deadly On 3rd Anniversary Of Egyptian Uprising

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Egyptian officials said Sunday that the death toll from clashes between security forces and protesters on the third anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising has risen to 49.

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