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Krishnadev Calamur

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U.S. Announces Protections For Transgender Workers

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Justice Department's move is a reversal from how the Bush administration interpreted Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

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Administration Won't Rule Out Raul Castro Visit To White House

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The remarks come a day after President Obama announced the U.S. and Cuba would begin talks to normalize relations and open embassies following more than five decades of hostility.

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5 Defining Moments In The U.S.-Cuba Relationship

Thursday, December 18, 2014

President Obama says the U.S. and Cuba will normalize relations, which were severed in 1961. Here are images that highlight the decades of tense relations.

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Pakistani Court Grants Bail To Suspect In Mumbai Attack

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi is one of seven men charged with planning and helping to carry out the 2008 attack that killed more than 160 people. Federal prosecutors had opposed the bail plea.

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Montana Man Found Guilty Of Killing German Exchange Student

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Markus Kaarma shot 17-year-old Diren Dede, who had entered his garage, over the summer. The case was a test of the state's "castle doctrine," which says a man's home can be defended like his castle.

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Evidence That Chimpanzee Moms Can Be Sneaky, Too

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Maternal love among chimpanzees is abundant, says commentator Barbara J. King. But things can take an unexpected turn, as in this short video when a mom covets her son's nut-cracking tools.

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FIFA Begins Meeting After American Lawyer's Angry Resignation

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Soccer's governing body will, among other things, discuss preparations for the 2018 World Cup. But it's the resignation of Michael Garcia over his corruption report that is likely to draw attention.

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Book News: The Future Of The Public Library May Lie In The Coffee Shop

Thursday, December 18, 2014

A long-awaited review of public libraries in the U.K. calls for them to expand digital services and offer a "retail-standard environment" akin to coffee shops.

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Alan Gross' Release: How It Went Down

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

American Alan Gross had spent more than five years in a Cuban prison, where he suffered ill health. Then, on Tuesday, his lawyer, Scott Gilbert, told him in a phone call that he was going home.

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Sony Cancels Christmas Day Release Of 'The Interview' Amid Threats

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The move follows the decision by major U.S. theater chains not to screen the comedy that centers on a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader.

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Alan Gross, U.S. Contractor Freed By Cuba, Says 'It's Good To Be Home'

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Havana freed Gross, who spent five years in a Cuban prison, as a humanitarian gesture. The former USAID contractor said he hoped the U.S. and Cuba move past their "mutually belligerent" policies.

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Prisoner Exchange With Cuba Led To Freedom For Top U.S. Intelligence Agent

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

President Obama called the unnamed man "one of the most important intelligence agents that the United States has ever had in Cuba." The agent spent nearly two decades in a Cuban prison.

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Obama Unveils 'New Approach' On Cuba As Former Foes Chart New Course

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The U.S. and Cuba will start talks on normalizing relations and discuss opening a U.S. Embassy in Havana. Also today, Cuba freed USAID contractor Alan Gross on humanitarian grounds.

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Top Stories: Pakistan Mourns Children; Congress Passes Tax Breaks

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Also: The Federal Reserve finishes its meeting today while many look for hints of a rate hike; the Church of England names its first female bishop; and you can help name some of Mercury's craters!

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Theater Cancels New York Premiere of 'The Interview'

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

After threats of attacks, Sony is withdrawing the film's stars, James Franco and Seth Rogen, from upcoming promotional appearances and will let theaters cancel showings of the film.

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Shopping On Shore Leave: How Seafarers Head To The Mall

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Most of us pack a lot of trips to the mall into the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. But what if you could only go shopping for just a few hours once a month?

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Brothers On C-Span Divided By Politics, United In Mortification By Mom's Call

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Brad Woodhouse is a Democrat. His brother, Dallas Woodhouse, is Republican. They were arguing on C-Span when their mother called in. Watch their exchange.

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Apple Wins $1B iPod Antitrust Lawsuit

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

A California jury has found that Apple's iTunes 7.0 did not violate antitrust laws when it restricted files bought on other music services.

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FIFA Dismisses U.S. Lawyer's Appeal On Handling Of World Cup Report

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Michael Garcia had filed an appeal against how his report into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 soccer World Cup was handled. FIFA said his appeal is inadmissible.

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Russia Boosts Interest Rates To 17 Percent Amid Currency's Slide

Monday, December 15, 2014

The move to raise rates from 10.5 percent is aimed at limiting the ruble's slide and curbing inflation. Sanctions and low oil prices have made it the world's worst-performing major currency this year.

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