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Bra History: How A War Shortage Reshaped Modern Shapewear

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

A World War I metal shortage helped undo the long reign of the corset, freeing both wartime steel for battleships and women for factory work.

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In U.K., A Cabinet Official Quits Government Over Conflict In Gaza

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi was the first Muslim member of the prime minister's cabinet. She resigned over what she said was the U.K.'s "morally indefensible" position on the conflict in Gaza.

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Boy Takes Toy ATV For A Spin On Bronx River Parkway

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Grown-up drivers protected the boy by surrounding his slow-moving vehicle with their own, according to the Journal News.

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As Truce Takes Effect, Israel Withdraws Troops From Gaza

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

The move may not mean the end of the current conflict. The Israel Defense Forces said its troops would maintain a defensive position and respond to any attacks.

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WATCH: Playful Lion Cub Scares The Daylights Out Of Dog

Monday, August 04, 2014

The viral video was filmed at a farm in South Africa that specializes in training animals to work in movies.

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Federal Judge Rules Alabama Abortion Law Is Unconstitutional

Monday, August 04, 2014

The law required doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. The measure is similar to legislation in 10 other states.

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Mudslides, Flooding Strand Thousands In California

Monday, August 04, 2014

One person was killed Sunday when a mudslide buried a car. Officials told people in two communities and in a campground to shelter in place.

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Gaza Conflict: Israel Begins Redeploying Troops

Monday, August 04, 2014

Israel also declared a seven-hour humanitarian cease-fire, but there were still no signs that a long-lasting peace was at hand.

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Toledo Mayor Lifts Water Ban, Says 'Our Water Is Safe'

Monday, August 04, 2014

For three days, cities in northwest Ohio had told residents not to use city water, because it had been contaminated by toxins most likely produced by blooming algae in Lake Erie.

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Tropical Storm Bertha Takes Aim At The Caribbean

Friday, August 01, 2014

Puerto Rico is under a tropical storm warning, while the Dominican Republic has issued a tropical storm watch. The forecast calls for Bertha to head northwest, but stay off the U.S. East Coast.

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During Transport, A Giraffe In South Africa Hits Head On Overpass, Dies

Friday, August 01, 2014

The truck was carrying two blindfolded giraffes on a busy highway. The journey captured the attention of drivers but came to a tragic end.

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Court In Uganda Throws Out Anti-Gay Law

Friday, August 01, 2014

The decision was a technical one. The court said there was no quorum when Parliament voted on the measure, which made some acts of homosexuality punishable with life in prison.

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Fighting Resumes In Gaza, As Israeli Military Says Cease-Fire Is Over

Friday, August 01, 2014

Just hours into what was supposed to be a three-day cease-fire, Israel and Hamas traded fire in Gaza. Palestinian officials said one attack killed scores of people.

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CIA Chief Apologizes To Sens. Feinstein, Chambliss Over Computer Intrusion

Thursday, July 31, 2014

In a rare, scathing speech in March, Dianne Feinstein accused the CIA of tampering with the work of the intelligence committee. Now an internal CIA probe finds some officers acted improperly.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds State's Controversial Labor Law

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The law, championed by Gov. Scott Walker, sparked mass protests in the state capitol and attracted national attention. The decision gives Walker an important election-year victory.

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Where Love's Concerned, This 'Magic Barrel' Is No Magic Bullet

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Anya Ulinich's new graphic novel is inspired by Bernard Malamud's "The Barrel" — both star choosy loners looking for love. But Malamud's swoony violins and lit candles don't apply to Lena Finkle.

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Conflict In Gaza: What You Need To Know Today

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Israel called up 16,000 reservists, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to destroy tunnels built by Hamas "with or without a cease-fire."

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Top Stories: Experts Reach Malaysian Jet Debris; Argentina's Debt

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Also: The Gaza conflict continues; Wikileaks reveals an Australian court's gag order on a sensitive corruption trial that's now more secretive; and a fisherman catches a rare calico lobster.

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Dutch, Australian Experts Reach MH17 Debris Field In Ukraine

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The team's effort had been thwarted for a week by heavy fighting. But the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe said experts were finally able to reach the site using a new route.

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Argentina's Default: 5 Headlines That Tell The Story

Thursday, July 31, 2014

After talks with creditors broke down, the country has defaulted on its debt for the second time in more than 12 years. This could mean higher interest rates and higher inflation for Argentina.

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