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Born In 1898: World's Oldest Living Person Celebrates Birthday

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Misao Okawa of Japan is now 117. She has reigned as the world's oldest living person since 2013, when Guinness World Records certified that she was 115.

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Man's Identity Questioned In LAPD Skid Row Shooting

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Officials say the man killed Sunday was the subject of a federal warrant for violating probation for a 2000 bank robbery. There's also word that he lived under a stolen identity.

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For U.S. Children, Minorities Will Be The Majority By 2020, Census Says

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

America is heading toward the day when whites will no longer make up the majority of the population. And U.S. children will get there soon, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Begins For Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Opening statements begin in Boston on Wednesday, in a capital trial that's expected to last several months. It took nearly two months to seat a jury to try the case.

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David Petraeus Enters Into Plea Deal With Justice Department

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The former CIA chief and retired general, whose military career has been overshadowed by charges that he gave classified data to his mistress, will plead guilty to a misdemeanor.

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Hillary Clinton's Use Of Personal Email At State Department Raises Questions

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The arrangement circumvented a process that could have automatically preserved Clinton's email communications in government archives.

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With Iran's Help, Iraqi Force Pushes Toward ISIS-Held Tikrit

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

A local source says that Iran, which has already been aiding Iraq with artillery and intelligence support, has sent fighters to help take the city of Tikrit.

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LAPD Shooting Update: Two Body Cameras And A Gun Malfunction

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck are calling for calm and patience, as three investigations are underway into the police killing of a homeless man Sunday.

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Cuteness Break: The Genial Quokka Steals Scenes And Hearts

Monday, March 02, 2015

In many photos from an Australian island, the marsupial appears front and center, adding its enigmatic smile to images of happy tourists.

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Nasdaq Index Hits 5,000 For First Time Since 2000

Monday, March 02, 2015

The NASDAQ composite index returned to territory it hasn't seen since the heyday of the dot-com boom, closing above the 5,000 mark Monday.

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Video Shows LA Police Shot And Killed Man On Sidewalk

Monday, March 02, 2015

The LAPD says a Taser did not subdue the man, who was struggling with officers on the ground when he was shot to death. Police say the man tried to grab an officer's gun.

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Netanyahu In Washington For Controversial Speech To Congress

Monday, March 02, 2015

"The move has created bad blood between Netanyahu and Obama, and relations between the two countries have suffered," NPR's Jackie Northam reports.

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Iraq Launches Effort To Retake Tikrit From ISIS Fighters

Monday, March 02, 2015

An Iraqi force has begun a large-scale operation to recapture the city, according to state TV. Tikrit, the hometown of Saddam Hussein, lies between Baghdad and Mosul.

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5 Quotes From Earl Lloyd, The First Black Player In The NBA

Friday, February 27, 2015

Earl Lloyd, who died Thursday, once recalled telling a young man who thanked him for blazing a trail, "Man, you owe me absolutely nothing."

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9 People Found Dead In Southern Missouri

Friday, February 27, 2015

Police say a gunman is among those who died following a series of shootings in multiple locations Thursday night.

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Congress Agrees To Maintain Homeland Security Funding — For A Week

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Senate approved a bill that funded Homeland Security through Sept. 30. The Republican leadership in the House decided to move forward with a more limited bill, but that failed.

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More Details On 'Jihadi John': Early Run-Ins And Radicalization

Friday, February 27, 2015

There are two narratives about Mohammed Emwazi's past that attempt to explain how the man who grew up in West London became internationally notorious.

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FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet'

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity "should control free open access to the Internet."

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NASA Sees 'Bright Spots' On Dwarf Planet In Our Solar System

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Scientists are puzzled by a new image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which found two bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres. The spots are noticeably brighter than other parts of the surface.

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Ukraine Starts Withdrawing Heavy Weapons From Front Lines

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Ukraine's military says the withdrawal of 100-millimeter guns "is the first step" in a process that will be monitored by the Organization for Security and Cooperation.

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