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Inspector General: Literacy Training Of Afghan Forces Has Limited Success

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Three years after a $200 million program was started, 50 percent of recruits are illiterate. Teaching all 352,000 recruits to read and write at a first-grade level, said some officials, may be "unrealistic."

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California Bar Rejects Stephen Glass, Ex-Writer Who Fabricated Stories

Monday, January 27, 2014

The court was unconvinced that Glass had changed his ways. Glass, the court said, failed to prove that he was of good moral character as the law requires.

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NYT: NSA Can Exploit Mobile Apps For Information

Monday, January 27, 2014

According to leaked secret documents, the NSA can scoop up deeply personal data from mobile phone apps. The spy agency also exploits innocuous actions like updating a phone's software.

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FAA Orders Safety Checks On Boeing 767 Jets

Monday, January 27, 2014

The agency is concerned about problems that could result in the loss of control of the aircraft. The order affects more than 400 jets.

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Boston Bombing Survivors Will Be Guests At State Of The Union

Monday, January 27, 2014

The first lady also invited former NBA center Jason Collins, the first active player in the four major American team sports to come out.

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Egypt's El-Sissi Promoted, Military Says He Should Run For President

Monday, January 27, 2014

Shortly after Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was made a field marshal, the military said he should "answer the call of the people" and run for president. Elections are set for April.

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High Court Grants Nuns Temporary Exemption From Birth Control Mandate

Friday, January 24, 2014

The Little Sisters of the Poor, a group of nuns from Denver, are suing the Obama administration over the Affordable Care Act's contraception mandate. The court put the mandate on hold, while the case is decided by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Dow Loses 318 Points, The Most In One Day Since June

Friday, January 24, 2014

The index joined the rout that hit European and Asian markets on fears that the global economy is slowing.

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Show Us: The State Of The Union Through Your Eyes

Friday, January 24, 2014

As Obama delivers his speech, we also want a ground-level view of the state of the country.

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Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell, Wife Plead Not Guilty

Friday, January 24, 2014

Both were released on their own recognizance and ordered not to leave the country. The McDonnells are facing corruption charges stemming from gifts they received from a political donor.

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U.N. Says Authorities, Locals In Myanmar Killed Dozens Of Muslims

Friday, January 24, 2014

The government has denied the massacre ever happened. Now, the U.N. is asking for an investigation.

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Mediator: Syria, Opposition Will Have Face-To-Face Meeting

Friday, January 24, 2014

The two sides are expected to be in the same room on Saturday. Only the international mediator is expected to speak.

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Snowden: Coming Home 'Not Possible' Under Whistle-Blower Laws

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Current laws, Edward Snowden said in an Internet chat, mean he would not receive a fair trial. Unless they change, he will stay in exile, the former contractor for the National Security Agency said.

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The Bit Of Sportsmanship That Led To Richard Sherman's Rant

Thursday, January 23, 2014

A newly released video shows Richard Sherman was rebuffed by Michael Crabtree during the NFC Championship Game.

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Obama Announces Task Force To Combat College Sexual Assaults

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

A new White House report found that one in five women have been assaulted while in college. Obama said that as a husband and father of two daughters, this topic was important to him.

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Mexican National Executed In Texas After Supreme Court Denies Appeal

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

A Mexican national was executed by the state of Texas on Wednesday night for killing a Houston police officer. He was put to death by lethal injection shortly after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his appeal, and despite calls from Secretary of State John Kerry to delay the punishment.

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8-Year-Old Dies Trying To Save Relatives From Burning Trailer

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

A local school official said Tyler J. Doohan died a hero. He alerted six people to the fire and died trying to wake up his uncle and grandfather.

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Watch: Canadian PM Belts Out 'Hey Jude' During Visit To Israel

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Stephen Harper serenaded the Israeli prime minister and his wife during his first visit to the country.

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Snowden Says Allegations He Received Russian Help Are 'Absurd'

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Edward Snowden said he "clearly and unambiguously acted alone." Rep. Mike Rogers, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has strongly implied Snowden received help from the Russian security service.

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United Nations Invites Iran To First Day Of Syrian Peace Negotiations

Sunday, January 19, 2014

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon says Iran agrees that there needs to a political transition in Syria.

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