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BP Says Oil Spill In Lake Michigan Has Been Contained

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The cold weather helped contain the oil. Clean up crews are on the scene and the drinking water has not been affected.

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Facebook Will Acquire Virtual Reality Company For $2 Billion

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Oculus VR is less than two years old, but it has built enormous buzz with its Oculus Rift virtual reality goggles.

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Another Uproar? Danish Zoo That Culled Giraffe Kills A Family Of Lions

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Two cubs and their parents were euthanized to make room for a younger lion. The zoo had already come under fire in February for euthanizing a young, healthy giraffe and feeding it to the lions.

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IRS Says It Will Treat Bitcoins As Property, Not Currency

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

This means any profits made on the currency will be taxed at the lower, capital-gains rate. The rule, however, also means investors have to keep extensive records.

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Cleanup Continues After Oil Spill Near Houston Ship Channel

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Officials said most of the oil was drifting into the Gulf Of Mexico, perhaps limiting the impact to sensitive bird habitats.

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In Taiwan, Police Evict Protesters From Government Building

Monday, March 24, 2014

Authorities said they arrested 58 people and 137 were injured. Students were protesting over a controversial trade deal with China.

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Senate Poised To Approve Ukraine Aid, Russian Sanctions Bill

Monday, March 24, 2014

On Monday, the measure overcame a procedural hurdle in the Senate, signaling the body was ready to move forward. The House will take up a similar measure on Tuesday.

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Indiana Becomes First State To Back Out Of Common Core

Monday, March 24, 2014

Forty-five states have adopted the set of standards governing grade-school education. The standards have unleashed political fights that blur party lines.

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5 Ex-Madoff Aides Found Guilty Of Conspiracy, Securities Fraud

Monday, March 24, 2014

The former employees of Bernard Madoff's securities firm were accused of enriching themselves by helping the now imprisoned financier carry out a Ponzi scheme.

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After Oil Spill, Coast Guard Prepares To Open Houston Ship Channel

Monday, March 24, 2014

Environmentalists, meanwhile, are worried that the spill happened at the worst possible moment — the peak of birding season.

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Two More Upsets: Stanford Takes Kansas; Kentucky Fells Wichita St.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Kansas Jayhawks became the second No. 2 seed to be bumped out of the tournament early. Stanford beat them 60 to 57.

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Guinea Says 59 People Have Died In Ebola Outbreak

Sunday, March 23, 2014

This marks the first time an outbreak of the virus among humans has been detected in the country.

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Adolfo Suárez, President Who Ushered In Spain's Democracy, Dies

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Suárez was hand-picked by the Spanish crown to bring together political factions after the death of dictator Francisco Franco. Suarez died on Sunday at age 81.

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NATO, Ukraine Warn Russia May Be Planning Further Aggression

Sunday, March 23, 2014

NATO's top military commander warned that Russia had amassed a large force along Ukraine's eastern border. Meanwhile, Ukraine's foreign minister said the chances for war are "becoming higher."

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Nation's Last Known Perfect Bracket Busted By Syracuse Loss

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Brad Binder had called the stunning Duke defeat. But when Dayton surprised Syracuse with a 55-53 upset, what is thought to be the last perfect bracket in the U.S. went up in flames.

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Fate Sets Up A Date With The Boston Marathon

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Amelia Nelson was never really a runner. But on the day of the Boston Marathon bombings she was working as a volunteer nurse and saw the carnage first hand. Now, she's training to "reclaim our city."

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Massive Mudslide Kills 4 In Washington State

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The mudslide also cut off part of State Route 530. On Sunday, seven people had been rescued and about 18 were still unaccounted for.

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Satellite Spots More Potential Debris, But Still No Sure Sign Of Plane

Sunday, March 23, 2014

A French satellite spotted objects of interest near the spot where authorities think Malaysia Airlines flight 370 went missing. Expeditions for similar objects have come up empty.

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Obama Meets With Tech CEOs About Privacy

Friday, March 21, 2014

Facebook said its CEO Mark Zuckerberg had an "honest talk" with the president and was "grateful for his ... personal engagement."

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Defense Of 'Whitey' Bulger Has Cost Taxpayers More Than $3 Million

Friday, March 21, 2014

The notorious Boston gangster was given a public defender for his trial. He was found guilty of multiple murders and racketeering by a federal jury in August.

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