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WATCH: Video Shows Women Narrowly Escape Death On Railroad Tracks

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The 14,000-ton freight train could not come to a stop. But the women laid down between the rails and survived.

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U.S. Economy Rebounds In Spring With GDP Expanding At 4 Percent Rate

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The news from the Commerce Department comes after the economy shrank at a 2.1 percent rate in the first quarter of the year. The numbers raise hope for continued growth in the second half of 2014.

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Gaza Conflict: Shell Strikes U.N. School, Killing Up To 19 Who Sought Shelter

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

One U.N. official said this was a "breaking point." The conflict, now going into its 23rd day, shows no sign of abating. The death toll in Gaza has now surpassed 1,200.

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UCLA Floods As Water Main Break Dumps Up To 10 Million Gallons

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

It took officials about four hours to figure out which valve needed to be closed. By then, parts of the UCLA campus were deluged, with some staircases looking like waterfalls.

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White House Threatens More Russian Sanctions, As Kerry Decries Ukrainian Rebels

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry called on Russia to use its "considerable influence" to give investigators access to the debris field of the downed Malaysia Airlines plane.

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NCAA Reaches $75 Million Settlement In Head-Injury Lawsuit

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The settlement, which a judge has to approve, also calls for a change in the way schools handle concussions, including when players can return to play following such injuries.

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White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost Billions

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The White House says the cost of inaction outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.

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China Puts Former Top Communist Party Official Under Investigation

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Former security czar Zhou Yongkang is accused of "serious disciplinary violation," which often implies that criminal corruption charges will follow.

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Israel's Prime Minister Says Gaza War Could Be 'Prolonged'

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Benjamin Netanyahu called the operation in Gaza justified and asked Israeli citizens to prepare for a long conflict.

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Margot Adler, An NPR Journalist For Three Decades, Dies

Monday, July 28, 2014

Adler joined NPR in 1979 and covered everything from the emergence of the AIDS epidemic to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. She was 68.

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Are House Calls Making A Comeback?

Monday, July 28, 2014

Avir Mitra of WHYY reports that due to a growing older population and rising medical costs, the doctor home visit is getting a second look.

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Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar In $8.5 Billion Deal

Monday, July 28, 2014

The deal will unite two of the United States' biggest discount stores. Dollar Tree will pay $74.50 for each share of Family Dollar and said it would run the company as a separate brand.

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Team Investigating Downing Of MH17 Turns Back Due To Heavy Fighting

Monday, July 28, 2014

The crew — made up of Dutch and Australian experts — were headed toward the debris field when they heard explosions.

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Lawmakers Announce $17 Billion Deal Intended To Fix VA System

Monday, July 28, 2014

The package would overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and provide extra funding to hire more doctors and nurses. Lawmakers unveiled the plan on Monday.

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Conflict In Gaza: Here's What You Need To Know Today

Monday, July 28, 2014

Despite a demand from the United Nations Security Council for an immediate and unconditional cease-fire, fighting continued in Gaza, where the death toll has surpassed 1,000.

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Sen. John McCain Calls Lengthy Execution In Arizona 'Torture'

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Arizona senator said he believes in the death penalty, but that was not "an acceptable way of carrying it out."

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Video Shows Islamic State Blowing Up Iraq's Tomb Of Jonah

Friday, July 25, 2014

The destruction of the holy site has drawn criticism from the Sunni allies of the so-called Islamic State and may cause a rift between the Sunni groups.

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Kerry: Gaza Truce Still In Play

Friday, July 25, 2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry rejected reports that a proposed seven-day cease-fire had been rebuffed by Israel's Security Cabinet.

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France Dispatches Military Unit To Site Of Air Algerie Wreck

Friday, July 25, 2014

President François Hollande said that all 116 people died and that one black box had been recovered. France's interior minister said weather likely contributed to the crash.

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Central American Presidents Say U.S. Shares Responsibility For Migration Crisis

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The presidents of Honduras and Guatemala also called for more aggressive cooperation with the U.S. to curb the violence and poverty they say is driving child migrants to the U.S.

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