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Second White House Fence Jumper Had Been Arrested Before

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The man who jumped the White House fence on Wednesday night has been charged with unlawful entry of the White House grounds and harming animals used in law enforcement.

According to officials, Dominic Adesanya kicked and punched two Secret Service dogs. NPR's Tamara Keith filed this report for our Newscast ...

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U.S.-Led Strikes In Syria Have Killed 553, Activists Say

Thursday, October 23, 2014

U.S.-led strikes in Syria have killed 553 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Thursday.

The Observatory, which relies on reports from activists on the ground, has been providing death-toll estimates since the protests in the country spiraled into civil war beginning in the spring of 2011.

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Soldier Killed, Suspect Dead In Shooting Near Canadian Parliament

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A gunman opened fire at Canada's National War Memorial on Wednesday, killing one soldier, Ottawa police said in a statement.

Witnesses in the Canadian capital, Ottawa, say the gunman then ran into the main Parliament building, where dozens of shots were fired.

Ottawa Police say "a male suspect has ...

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Legendary 'Washington Post' Editor Ben Bradlee Has Died

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Ben Bradlee, the legendary Washington Post editor who ushered in the paper's golden era, overseeing its coverage of the Watergate scandal, has died.

The newspaper reported his death on its website, saying he died of natural causes on Tuesday at his home in Washington.

He was 93.

NPR's David ...

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NBC News Photojournalist Is Now Ebola Free, Says Hospital

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A photojournalist for NBC News is now Ebola free, the Nebraska hospital treating him said on Tuesday.

The Nebraska Medical Center said the CDC had cleared Ashoka Mukpo and he would be discharged on Wednesday.

If you remember, the 33-year-old Mukpo contracted the virus while working for the TV ...

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Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of 'Ferguson Commission'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced on Tuesday that he's forming a panel that will study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests in Ferguson, Mo., over the killing of an unarmed 18-year-old this summer.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

" 'Legitimate issues have been raised by ...

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Watchdog: $7 Billion U.S. Effort Doesn't Dent Afghan Poppy Production

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has some more bad news for U.S. taxpayers: The $7.6 billion the United States has spent on its counternarcotic efforts in Afghanistan has done little to reduce poppy production.

In fact, quite the opposite has happened because in 2013, the cultivation levels ...

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'Mr. President, Don't Touch My Girlfriend,' Chicago Voter Teases Obama

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Things got heated at the Chicago polling place where President Obama cast an early ballot on Monday.

Obama was in his little booth, next to a young woman, when her boyfriend, whom CNN identified as Mike Jones, quips: "Mr. President, don't touch my girlfriend."

Obama held his own, replying, "I ...

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CDC Announces New Guidelines For Health Care Workers Treating Ebola Patients

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines on Monday for health care workers caring for patients with Ebola.

The new guidelines "provide an increased margin of safety," CDC Director Tom Frieden said in a conference call with reporters.

Frieden added that they represented a "consensus" by the ...

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This Past September Ranks As Hottest On Record, NOAA Says

Monday, October 20, 2014

This past September was, on average, the hottest on record, meteorologists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday.

The combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces was 60.3 degrees Fahrenheit, or 1.30 F hotter than the century average.

The AP reports:

"It was ...

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Judge Says 1,000 Potential Jurors May Be Screened For Boston Bombing Trial

Monday, October 20, 2014

A judge in Boston says that some 1,000 pre-trial jurors may be asked to complete a questionnaire for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in January.

The Boston Herald reports U.S. District Court Judge George O'Toole Jr. made the announcement at a status conference on Monday.

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Pentagon Preps Ebola Medical Response Team

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The Pentagon is training a 30-person medical response team designed to be deployed nationally in case anyone else in the country is diagnosed with Ebola.

Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said the team was formed based on a request from the Department of Health and Human Services.

"The ...

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One Of 7 Northern White Rhinos Left In The World Dies In Kenya

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Northern white rhinos are one step closer to extinction, after one of only two breeding males known to exist was found dead at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.

In a statement, the conservancy said Suni, 34, had not been poached, but they had not yet determined why the ...

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Health Care Worker On Cruise Ship Tests Negative For Ebola

Sunday, October 19, 2014

A health care worker who had self-quarantined herself aboard a Carnival Cruise Lines ship has tested negative for Ebola and was allowed to disembark with the rest of the passengers in Galveston, Texas, on Sunday.

In a statement, the Galveston County Health Authority said it had determined "there is ...

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A Pumpkin Festival Turns To Mayhem In Keene, N.H.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, N.H., devolved into mayhem as people threw beer bottles, lit fires, overturned at least one car and clashed with police late Saturday into Sunday morning.

The local Boston CBS station reports that police arrested at least a dozen people and about 30 were ...

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In Photos: Heavy Smog Doesn't Stop Beijing Marathon

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Running 26.2 miles is hard enough.

Now imagine running them through the deep smog that often envelopes Beijing. That's what happened this morning as some 25,000 runners took to the streets for the 34th Beijing International Marathon, which begins at Tiananmen Square.

As The South China Morning Post reports, ...

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Texas Hospital: 'We Are Deeply Sorry' For Missing Ebola Diagnosis

Sunday, October 19, 2014

In a full-page letter published in Sunday's Dallas Morning News, Barclay Berdan, the CEO of the company that owns Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, said the hospital was "deeply sorry" for missing the ebola diagnosis of Thomas Eric Duncan.

If you remember, Duncan came into the hospital on Sept. 28 with ...

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Hurricane Gonzalo Makes Landfall In Bermuda As A Category 3 Storm

Friday, October 17, 2014

With maximum sustained winds of 115 mph, Hurricane Gonzalo gave the island chain of Bermuda a direct blow on Friday.

Via the National Hurricane Center, here's a satellite loop of when the storm made landfall:

The Royal Gazette, a newspaper in Bermuda, reported that by 8 p.m. ET., ...

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Houston Narrows The Scope Of Controversial Subpoena Of Pastors' Sermons

Friday, October 17, 2014

Houston Mayor Annise Parker announced on Friday that the city would narrow the scope of a controversial subpoena that asked five local pastors for copies of some of their sermons and communications.

The subpoena — which sits at the uncomfortable intersection of church and state — drew immediate ire from ...

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Citing Previous Rulings, Federal Judge Throws Out Arizona Gay-Marriage Ban

Friday, October 17, 2014

In a process that will surely be repeated across the United States, a federal judge in Arizona ruled that the state's ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional.

U.S. District Judge John W. Sedwick said that the legal opinion in his circuit is clear: The Court of Appeals for the 9th ...

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