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Ukraine Cease-Fire Is Reached, Along With $40 Billion Aid Deal

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A new cease-fire is set to begin on Sunday in eastern Ukraine, in a deal after 16 hours of peace talks between Russia and Ukraine. The deal calls for the removal of heavy weapons.

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'The Shark' Has Died: Coach Jerry Tarkanian Was 84

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Famous for his ever-present white towel and what seemed to be a perpetually worried expression, former UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian has died.

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From The Cold Depths Of Space, A Smile Emerges

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

In the Hubble image of a galaxy cluster, two bright galaxies resemble eyes, NASA says, "and the misleading smile lines are actually arcs caused by an effect known as strong gravitational lensing."

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Police Say Killing Of 3 Muslims In N.C. Followed A Parking Dispute

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Police in Chapel Hill, N.C., have charged a man with first-degree murder in the shooting of three young Muslims. The police say the violence seems to have started after a dispute over parking.

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Watch Jon Stewart Break The News Of His Departure To An Audience

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Taping last night's show before the news of his departure became public, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart faced an awkward task: telling a studio audience that he's leaving the show.

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Upcycling, Underground: Huge Bike Park Opens In Former Limestone Mine

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The owners of a Kentucky cavern say they've made the world's largest indoor bike park, with 320,000 square feet of riding. It just happens to be 100 feet below the surface.

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Senate Panel Approves Carter's Nomination As Defense Chief

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

In a vote that sends his nomination to the full Senate, the Senate Armed Services Committee approved Ashton Carter's bid to be the next secretary of defense Tuesday.

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Syria Has Learned About Airstrikes On ISIS Via 'Iraq And Other Countries'

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Word that some communication is taking place helps explain how military jets from the U.S.-led coalition and Syria have avoided clashing as they attack targets on the ground.

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Snowfall Obliterates Records In Boston: 'Another Winter Storm?!'

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Boston has had more than 72 inches of snow in the past 30 days, breaking a record set in 1978, the National Weather Service says.

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ISIS Seen Profiting From Informal Money System In Spain

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The extremist group ISIS is exploiting an informal finance network in Spain to pay its fighters, according to Spanish intelligence officials. The system is often used by immigrants to transfer money.

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Madoff's Victims Are Repaid Another $355 Million, Trustee Says

Monday, February 09, 2015

More than half of the accounts with allowable claims against disgraced financier Bernard Madoff have now been fully repaid, according to the trustee handling recovery efforts.

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From Soy Sauce To Bullet Trains: Famed Japanese Designer Dies At 85

Monday, February 09, 2015

Decades after Kenji Ekuan created Kikkoman's iconic soy sauce bottles with their red caps, he designed Japan's bullet train, in a career driven by a desire to make good design accessible to everyone.

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Alabama Courts Issue First Marriage Licenses To Same-Sex Couples

Monday, February 09, 2015

Alabama became the 37th state to recognize same-sex marriage Monday, despite its chief justice saying that probate courts should not follow federal rulings on the issue.

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ISIS Claims U.S. Hostage Was Killed Friday In Jordanian Attack

Friday, February 06, 2015

We do not have confirmation of her fate, but her family says the American hostage is Kayla Mueller, an aid worker from Prescott, Arizona.

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Canadians Have A Right To Assisted Suicide, High Court Says

Friday, February 06, 2015

The court said the existing ban denies people the right "to make decisions concerning their bodily integrity and medical care" and leaves them "to endure intolerable suffering."

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Officials Predict More Measles Cases After 5 Babies Are Diagnosed In Illinois

Friday, February 06, 2015

Because the Chicago-area patients are all under a year old, they can't be vaccinated. Saying that more cases are likely, a Cook County health official warns, "The cat is out of the bag."

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Pilots Of Doomed Taipei Flight Faced Problems With Both Engines

Friday, February 06, 2015

Investigators say the turboprop plane's right engine lost thrust 37 seconds into the flight, and that the left one failed to restart not long afterwards.

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Jordan Strikes At ISIS; Obama Said To Be Preparing To Request War Powers

Friday, February 06, 2015

Repeated air strikes on the self-described Islamic State are "the beginning of our retaliation" for the extremist group's brutal killing of a captured pilot, Jordan's foreign minister says.

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Harvard Bans Sexual Relationships Between Professors And Students

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Last year, Harvard was among dozens of schools the Department of Education said it's investigating for how they handle sexual abuse allegations.

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Argentina's President Will Write To Mia Farrow And Martina Navratilova About Scandal

Thursday, February 05, 2015

Argentina's Secretary General of the Presidency Aníbal Fernandez says Mia Farrrow's statement about a controversial case is a "consequence of either misinformation .. or lack of it."

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