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Dana Farrington

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Comet Lander Sends Back Data, Settles In For A Potentially Long Nap

Friday, November 14, 2014

Mission Control re-established contact with the Philae lander today, but its bumpy landing left it in the shadow of a cliff — a bad spot when you're relying on solar power.

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'Muffled' Alerts, Personal Calls: Report On White House Fence Jumper

Thursday, November 13, 2014

One Secret Service officer was on his cellphone when a man jumped the fence and made his way into the mansion in September. A review finds gaps in communication and training in the security response.

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Attacker Made Video Of Himself Before Shooting, Canadian Police Say

Monday, October 27, 2014

Police say they have "persuasive evidence" the shooting at a war memorial and Parliament building was ideologically and politically driven. The video, under analysis, will not be released for now.

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Student Who Was Hospitalized After School Shooting In Washington Dies

Monday, October 27, 2014

A student opened fire in a cafeteria in Washington state on Friday, killing another student. A second wounded teenager died on Sunday, hospital officials said.

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Frank Mankiewicz, Aide Who Announced Robert Kennedy's Death, Dies

Friday, October 24, 2014

The journalist, political aide and author was Kennedy's press secretary when he died in 1968. Mankiewicz also ran Sen. George McGovern's presidential campaign. He died Thursday night at the age of 90.

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Oscar Pistorius Gets 5 Years In Prison For Killing Girlfriend

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Olympian was convicted of culpable homicide last month — rather than a more serious charge of premeditated murder — for the 2013 fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp in his home.

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Facebook Apologizes For Name Policy That Affected LGBT Community

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

The social networking site will not change its requirement for people to use "real" names on their profiles, but it will adjust how alleged violations are reported and enforced.

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Facebook Requires Real Names. What Does That Mean For Drag Queens?

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Dozens of queens' profiles were deactivated recently because they used stage names. Facebook says requiring real names curbs abuse, but LGBT groups say it's restricting — for drag queens and others.

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Charter Plane Carrying Americans Ordered To Land In Iran

Friday, September 05, 2014

A senior State Department official says the flight from Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan was rerouted because of a "bureaucratic issue." The State Department says the plane has now landed in Dubai.

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McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns To Avoid Being 'Distraction'

Friday, August 29, 2014

There's an investigation into a payoff scheme before the 2012 presidential caucuses in Iowa. Jesse Benton says suggestions of his involvement are inaccurate and politically motivated.

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Federal Judge Blocks Texas Abortion Restrictions

Friday, August 29, 2014

Regulations passed in Texas, which affected clinics that perform abortions there, have been blocked by a federal judge, on the grounds that they unconstitutionally restricted access to legal abortion.

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American Reportedly Fighting Alongside Extremists In Syria Dies

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The White House says it was aware that Douglas McAuthur McCain was in Syria, though it did not confirm he was fighting with the Islamic State. The terrorist group claims McCain died in battle.

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Macy's To Pay $650,000 In Settlement Over Alleged Racial Profiling

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The agreement follows a similar deal earlier this month with Barneys. Customers of both department stores said they had been targeted as suspects of theft because of their race.

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SeaWorld Won't Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With Orcas

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The theme-park company received a citation in 2010 after an orca named Tilikum killed a trainer. Since then, SeaWorld has planned upgrades to its facilities and training. But it still faces criticism.

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Ferguson Update: Holder Writes Op-Ed; City Calls For Nighttime Calm

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder, who will go to the St. Louis suburb Wednesday, wrote that the Justice Department's investigation of Michael Brown's death would be full and fair.

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Gov. Perry Gets Booked At Texas Courthouse After Indictment

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Following allegations of abuse of power, Rick Perry maintained that he had done nothing wrong. He told a crowd outside the courthouse he would "fight this injustice with every fiber of my being."

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Man With A Knife Fatally Shot By Police In St. Louis, Officials Say

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The shooting appears to be unrelated to the ongoing protests in neighboring Ferguson, Mo. Police say the 23-year-old, suspected of stealing items from a convenience store, was "acting erratically."

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Think Tank Apologizes For 'Unconscionable' Tweet To Amnesty

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington said an intern had accidentally used the organization's account to respond to a tweet from Amnesty International.

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3 Of Pope's Family Members Die In Traffic Accident In Argentina

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Pope Francis is "profoundly saddened" by news that the wife of his nephew and her two young children have been killed, Vatican Radio reports. His nephew is in intensive care.

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Cease-Fire In Gaza Reportedly Extended 24 Hours

Monday, August 18, 2014

The previous cease-fire lasted five days and expired at midnight. Unlike other deal extensions, there have been no reports of rockets fired or Israeli action. Talks continue with mediators in Egypt.

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