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Harry Shearer, Voice Of Ned Flanders And Mr. Burns, Will Leave 'The Simpsons'

Thursday, May 14, 2015

In a tweet sent in the wee hours of Thursday, Shearer said he was leaving "because I wanted what we've always had: the freedom to do other work."

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House Approves USA Freedom Act, Extending And Revising The Patriot Act

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The USA Freedom Act would extend many parts of the surveillance legislation while also barring the NSA's massive collection of Americans' phone data. The measure's fate in the Senate is uncertain.

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Senate Reaches Deal To Vote Thursday On 'Fast-Track' Trade Bill

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The deal calls for separate votes on bills that Democrats had wanted to move as a single package, with a vote on a customs bill that includes safeguards championed by Sen. Charles Schumer.

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Harriet Tubman Wins Unofficial Contest To Be On $20 Bill

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Women on 20s campaign is petitioning President Obama to put the face of Harriet Tubman, the escaped slave who led others to freedom, on the $20 bill. She edged Eleanor Roosevelt in a close vote.

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Nepal Update: Quake's Death Toll Rises; U.S. Chopper Still Missing

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Emergency officials in Nepal say at least 76 people have died in Tuesday's earthquake, which hit as the small country is still coping with a prior quake that killed more than 8,000.

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'Unsettling' Lucille Ball Sculpture Will Move To New Home In N.Y.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The plan gives new life to a statue that gained dubious fame last month, when criticism of the bronze work reached a fever pitch. It's now seen as a part of comedy history.

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2015 Rankings List Most 'Bicycle Friendly' U.S. States

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The League of American Bicyclists' rankings also show that no American state scored higher than 67 points out of 100.

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Blogger Is Hacked To Death In Bangladesh After Promoting Secular Thought

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The writer Ananta Bijoy Das was killed by men wielding machetes. He wrote for the same blog founded by Avijit Roy, a Bangladeshi-American who died in a similar attack in February.

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FBI: 51 Law Enforcement Officers 'Feloniously Killed' In 2014

Monday, May 11, 2015

After a sharp drop in 2013, the number of police and other law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty as a result of felonious incidents rose in 2014, from 27 to 51, the FBI says.

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NFL Suspends Tom Brady For 4 Games Over 'Deflategate' Scandal

Monday, May 11, 2015

Days after a lengthy report found it was "more probable than not" that quarterback Tom Brady knew of rule-breaking, the NFL suspends him for four games next season and fines the Patriots $1 million.

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U.S. Gives Conditional OK To Shell Oil For Drilling Off Alaska's Arctic Shore

Monday, May 11, 2015

The company wants to resume drilling in the Chukchi Sea off northwestern Alaska; it broke off that effort in 2012 because of safety problems.

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George Zimmerman Injured After Gun Is Reportedly Fired At His Car

Monday, May 11, 2015

George Zimmerman reportedly suffered minor injuries from shattered glass from his car's passenger window. Police say the incident involves a man who previously accused Zimmerman of making threats.

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Jury: Starbucks' Free Coffee Not At Fault In Police Officer's Burn Claims

Monday, May 11, 2015

A North Carolina jury has rejected a $750,000 civil lawsuit filed by a police officer who said that a Starbucks store had given him a large cup of hot coffee with an unsecured lid.

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At 13 Billion Light-Years Away, Galaxy Is Farthest To Be Measured From Earth

Friday, May 08, 2015

A new glimpse of what the universe looked like in its youth has been captured. Researchers say light from galaxy EGS-zs8-1 has spent the past 13 billion years traveling to Earth.

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We're In The Age Of Noah And Emma: Most Popular Baby Names Of 2014

Friday, May 08, 2015

New arrivals in the top 10 include James and Charlotte, the Social Security Administration says.

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Spanish Customs Officials Foil Attempt To Smuggle Boy In Suitcase

Friday, May 08, 2015

An 8-year-old from the Ivory Coast was found curled up in a suitcase Thursday, foiling an attempt to smuggle him into Spanish territory. His father was later arrested.

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NFL Report: 'More Probable Than Not' That Patriots Workers Tampered With Footballs

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

After weeks of investigation, a 243-page report says quarterback Tom Brady was probably "at least generally aware" that the team was using underinflated footballs.

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Vatican Affirms Plan To Make Missionary Junipero Serra A Saint

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The choice of Serra, whom the church sees as an evangelist, has drawn criticism over his role in the California mission system of the 18th century.

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May The Fourth Be With You: 'Star Wars' Fans Celebrate A Faraway Galaxy

Monday, May 04, 2015

Yoda, Chewbacca and a phalanx of stormtroopers are all over the Internet today, as fans celebrate Star Wars Day โ€” drawn from a pun on May 4. We've collected some of our favorite postings.

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McDonald's CEO Promises 'Modern, Progressive Burger Company'

Monday, May 04, 2015

"The reality is, our recent performance has been poor," McDonald's President and CEO Steve Easterbrook said in a video released Monday.

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