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5 Headlines That Explain Tuesday's Primary Results In Michigan And Beyond

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Bernie Sanders pulled off an upset in Michigan on Tuesday, beating Hillary Clinton in an important state where he had trailed in recent polls. Clinton handily took Mississippi, with more than 80 percent of the vote. On the Republican side, Donald Trump racked up three more victories, and Ted Cruz ...

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Ferguson Council Revives Deal On Courts And Police, Plans A Vote

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

One month after the Department of Justice sued the city of Ferguson, Mo., for changing the terms of a consent decree to overhaul Ferguson's police and legal system, the city's mayor says it's time to accept the original agreement.

If Ferguson's City Council approves the initial form of the ...

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Father And Son Discuss The Near Miss With That Flying Baseball Bat

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

The boy who narrowly missed being hit in the face by a wayward baseball bat has explained why he was distracted at the game: He was sending a photo of the game to his mom and sister. And he says his first pro baseball game was "amazing."

Landon Cunningham and ...

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Survivor Of Boston Marathon Bombing Dies In Car Crash In Dubai

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Nearly three years after she survived a serious injury in the Boston Marathon bombing, college student Victoria McGrath has died in Dubai, the victim of a car crash that also killed three others — including a classmate of McGrath's from Northeastern University.

Both McGrath, 23, and her classmate Priscilla Perez ...

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Supreme Court Denies Apple's Appeal On E-Books, Triggering Millions In Payments

Monday, March 07, 2016

In a decision that triggers hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of payments to consumers, the Supreme Court on Monday denied Apple's request to hear its appeal of a lower court's ruling that the tech company had illegally fixed prices with publishers of e-books.

"The Justice Department says today's decision ...

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Families Seek Class-Action Status In Federal Lawsuit Over Flint's Water

Monday, March 07, 2016

Attorneys representing seven families who've been affected by lead-poisoned water in Flint, Mich., filed a lawsuit Monday that cites federal environmental laws and seeks class-action status for what they call wide-reaching negligence.

Attorney Hunter Shkolnik says the court papers were filed Monday morning, and that the suit eventually could include ...

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Phew! Fan Saves Boy From Being Hit By A Flying Baseball Bat

Monday, March 07, 2016

The best play at this weekend's spring training game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves didn't take place on the field — it was in the stands, where a man's fast reflexes saved a young fan from being hit in the face after a bat hurtled into the ...

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North Korea Threatens Preemptive Strike As U.S., South Korea Hold Military Exercise

Monday, March 07, 2016

The U.S. and South Korea have started their largest-ever annual joint military exercises amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula — and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has threatened to respond to the exercises with a nuclear offensive.

The U.S. says the Korean People's Army in North Korea was ...

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Deep-Sea Audio Recordings Reveal A Noisy Mariana Trench, Surprising Scientists

Friday, March 04, 2016

Anyone looking for a little peace and quiet on this Earth might think they'd find some at the bottom of the ocean. They'd be wrong. And so were researchers who didn't expect to hear much when they dropped a microphone 6 miles down into the Mariana Trench in the Pacific ...

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Hubble Sees A Galaxy 13.4 Billion Years In The Past, Breaking Distance Record

Friday, March 04, 2016

Think of it as a galactic baby photo: a red blotch representing what a galaxy looked like just 400 million years after the Big Bang. NASA says the "surprisingly bright infant galaxy" known as GN-z11 is the farthest galaxy ever seen from Earth, at 13.4 billion years in the past.

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Brazil's Former President Lula Da Silva Targeted In Corruption Raid

Friday, March 04, 2016

Police conducted a dawn raid on the home of Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Friday, with an extensive investigation into corruption and money-laundering now touching the man once dubbed "the most popular politician on Earth."

Federal police also questioned Silva; some media are reporting that the ...

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Thousands Of ISIS-Bound Uniforms Seized, Spanish Police Say

Friday, March 04, 2016

Spain's national police seized 20,000 military uniforms — in a variety of camouflage styles — that the authorities say were headed for ISIS and jihadists in Syria.

Spain's Interior Ministry says the large shipment, which weighed more than 5 tons, was part of a "very active and effective business network" ...

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Student Petition Supports Teacher Who Resigned Over Racy Photos Taken From Phone

Thursday, March 03, 2016

After one of her students grabbed her phone and took a photo of her racy selfie, teacher Leigh Anne Arthur resigned. The school district says she should have known better. But her students in Union, S.C., say Arthur was forced to resign — and they want her back.

"Leigh Anne ...

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Big Power Companies Hail Oregon Lawmakers' Approval Of Plan Phasing Out Coal

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Oregon's biggest power companies will have 14 years to wean themselves from coal, under a new bill approved by lawmakers Wednesday. The measure has the support of Gov. Kate Brown — and the state's two largest electric companies.

Several environmental groups have backed the bill, which calls for requiring ...

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Appeals Court Gives Residents 30 Days, Not 8, To Return Home After Porter Ranch Leak

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Backing a lower court's decision that extends a grace period for people displaced by a huge natural gas leak, an appeals court says Southern California Gas Co. should pay for temporary housing for an additional 30 days, rather than the eight-day period the company had planned.

The issue centers on ...

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North Korea Fires Projectiles Into The Sea After U.N. Imposes New Sanctions

Thursday, March 03, 2016

On the heels of new U.N. sanctions that could crimp its economic dealings with China, North Korea has fired six projectiles — possibly rockets or missiles — into the sea on the country's eastern coast, South Korean officials say.

The projectiles that were fired Thursday flew for at least 60 ...

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U.S. Announces 'Hack The Pentagon' Bug Bounty Program

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Announcing what it calls "the first cyber bug bounty program in the history of the federal government," the Department of Defense says it's inviting hackers to test the security of its Web pages and networks.

The contest is only for "vetted hackers," the DoD says, which means that anyone ...

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5 Headlines About The Super Tuesday Results

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the big winners the morning after Super Tuesday, each of them taking seven of the 13 states in play and adding to their leads.

On a day with the largest delegate total of this election season, Trump now has 285 delegates to 161 ...

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LAPD Reports Shooting 38 People In 2015; A Third Of Cases Involved Mental Illness

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Los Angeles police officers used some type of force nearly 2,000 times last year, according to a new internal report. Officers shot 38 people — killing 21 of them — and more than a third of those shot had an indication of mental illness, the LAPD says.

In the five-year ...

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South Dakota Governor Vetoes Bill Stipulating Transgender Students' Bathroom Use

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has vetoed a bill that would have required transgender students in South Dakota's public schools to use bathrooms, locker rooms and other facilities based on their gender at birth.

Daugaard issued the veto Tuesday afternoon on a bill that would have become law at midnight if he ...

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