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NBC Suspends Brian Williams For 6 Months, Without Pay

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The evening news anchor had stepped down voluntarily after he said on air that a helicopter he was on had been hit by fire over Iraq. He later admitted he had "misremembered" the episode.

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Jon Stewart Will Leave 'The Daily Show' This Year

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Stewart let the news slip during a taping of his show today. Comedy Central said Stewart will remain at the helm of the influential satire show until "later this year."

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Proposed Law In Puerto Rico Would Fine Parents Of Obese Children

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Education officials would identify the children and parents would have six months to get them to lose weight. If they don't, after another six-month period, parents could face a hefty fine.

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Obama Supported Gay Marriage All Along, Says Obama's Former Political Adviser

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

In a new book, David Axelrod, a political strategist who helped Obama triumph in two presidential campaigns, said Obama opposed gay marriage for political expediency.

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White House Says There's At Least One Other American Hostage Held In Syria

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

White House spokesman Joshua Earnest would not say if the hostage was being held by the Islamic State, but he said that the U.S. was aware of at least one other American being held in Syria.

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WATCH: A Robot That Just Won't Quit Even When It's Kicked

Monday, February 09, 2015

Boston Dynamics is known for making some scary looking robots. But its new creation, Spot, a four-legged creature that can take a kick, might be the scariest of all.

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Samsung's Privacy Policy Warns Customers Their Smart TVs Are Listening

Monday, February 09, 2015

Samsung warned its customers that their TVs are sending reports to third parties and that could include sensitive information spoken by the owners. The policy has drawn comparisons to Orwell's 1984.

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With New Rules In Place, Netflix Expands To Cuba

Monday, February 09, 2015

Starting today, Cubans with an Internet connection and access to international payment methods will have access to a wide array of movies and shows. There are huge hurdles, though.

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University Of California System Will Require Measles Vaccine For New Students

Friday, February 06, 2015

The university said the plan had been in the works for a year. But the current measles outbreak makes it more "pressing."

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British Tribunal Rules Mass Surveillance By Spy Agencies Was Illegal

Friday, February 06, 2015

In what's being hailed as a landmark case, the tribunal found the mass surveillance of cellphone and online communications violated human rights law.

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Army Will Award Fort Hood Victims Purple Hearts

Friday, February 06, 2015

The Army had declined to award the honor to soldiers killed during the attack, because it was a "workplace violence" incident. Congress has since tweaked the requirements to grant the Purple Heart.

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ISIS Is Killing, Torturing, Using Children As Suicide Bombers, Says U.N. Report

Thursday, February 05, 2015

The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child said it's reviewed reports of the mass execution of boys and of beheadings, crucifixions and the burying of children alive.

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Mexican President Orders Investigation Into His Own Potential Conflict Of Interest

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Enrique Peña Nieto asked a watchdog agency to look into the purchase of homes by himself, his wife, and his finance minister from contractors who were then awarded lucrative construction projects.

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Conservative Neurosurgeon Ben Carson Says Vaccines Are A Must

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Carson, who is considering a run for president, tells NPR that science has proven the efficacy of vaccines, so "why would you even think about not doing it?"

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Arrest Warrant For Argentine President Found In Dead Prosecutor's Home

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

The prosecutor investigating the death of Alberto Nisman denied the arrest warrant existed. She changed her story today, adding further proof of a tense relationship between the president and Nisman.

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U.S. Walks Back Decision To Classify Info On Afghan Security Forces

Monday, February 02, 2015

A government watchdog had said that classifying the information would harm its ability to publicly account for the billions of dollars spent each year on Afghan forces.

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Super Bowl XLIX Was Most Watched Show In TV History

Monday, February 02, 2015

According to ratings released by Nielsen, 114.4 million Americans tuned in to watch the Patriots beat the Seahawks. It surpassed the 2014 Super Bowl by 2 million viewers.

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WATCH: Groundhog In Wisconsin Bites Mayor's Ear

Monday, February 02, 2015

Perhaps because of the bite, the mayor of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, also apparently got the little critter's prognostication all wrong. Winter will end early this year, he said. So, we'll take it.

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WATCH: Forget Crop Circles, This Farmer Is Making Art With His Cows

Friday, January 30, 2015

Derek Klingenberg in Kansas put a drone over his farm, then he used his tractor to drop some feed in strategic places for a happy result.

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After Testing Positive For EPO, Running Star Rita Jeptoo Banned For 2 Years

Friday, January 30, 2015

Jeptoo, the three-time winner of the Boston Marathon, tested positive for EPO, a performance-enhancing drug. Last year, she was well on her way to winning the World Marathon Majors championship.

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