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L. Carol Ritchie

L. Carol Ritchie appears in the following:

Oklahoma, Arizona Inmates Sue To Stop Executions

Saturday, June 28, 2014

The suits take aim at the kind of multi-drug execution procedures that resulted in botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio, calling them a form of human experimentation.

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A Modern Twist On Mexican Tradition Hits The Runway

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Handmade rebozos and huipiles are staples of traditional Mexican attire. Designer Carla Fernández re-imagines those garments for runways in Tokyo and Amsterdam.

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Miss. Sen Thad Cochran Defeats Tea Party Challenger

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The six-term Republican defeated insurgent state Sen. Chris McDaniel for his party's nomination.

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Revelers Greet The Solstice Sunrise At Stonehenge

Saturday, June 21, 2014

New-agers, pagans and modern-day Druids began the longest day of the year with songs, dance and yoga at the ancient stones on Salisbury Plain.

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Deep Underground, Oceans Of Water May Be Trapped In A Crystal 'Sponge'

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Scientists have discovered evidence of a vast reservoir of water, maybe three times the volume of all the world's oceans, hiding up to 400 miles beneath the Earth's surface.

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Afghans Head To Polls Despite Violence

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Afghans are choosing between two former government ministers in a presidential election that will be the first transfer of power by ballot in Afghanistan's history.

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College Colleagues Will Face Off For Eric Cantor's Seat

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Two professors at Virginia's Randolph-Macon College find themselves in an unexpected position: facing each other in November for a seat in Congress.

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Meet David Brat, The Giant-Killer Who Knocked Off Eric Cantor

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The man who rocked the political world is a 52-year-old "free-market, Milton Friedman economist." While Virginia GOP Rep. Eric Cantor tried to paint Brat as a liberal, in reality he's anything but.

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A Horse — And A Horse Story — For The Ages

Saturday, June 07, 2014

California Chrome seems like just the horse to break the drought and win the Triple Crown on Saturday, because so many aspects of his story seem extraordinary.

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A Sisyphean Task Begins As 'Forget' Requests Roll Into Google

Sunday, June 01, 2014

Following a European court ruling, the search engine is taking requests to delete personal information. At one point on Friday, Google was getting more than 20 requests a minute.

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Chilean Miners Rally To Beat The Odds Again, At The World Cup

Saturday, May 31, 2014

You don't need to speak Spanish to be stirred by the breathtaking ad released in Chile ahead of the World Cup.

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Oldest Serving Member Of The House Loses To Tea Party Opponent

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Rep. Ralph Hall of Texas, 91, was defeated in a Republican primary runoff by John Ratcliffe, 48, a former U.S. attorney with Tea Party support.

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Presidential Election Underway In Ukraine, But Blocked In East

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Ukrainians began voting Sunday in a presidential election marred by violence and all but cancelled in eastern cities, where pro-Russian separatists have shut polling places and threatened officials.

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Pope Francis Arrives In West Bank Town Of Bethlehem

Sunday, May 25, 2014

The pontiff showed symbolic approval for Palestinian hopes for an independent state as he arrived in Bethlehem by helicopter.

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Police Say Calif. Shooting Suspect Was 22-Year-Old Seen In Threatening Videos

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Seven people were killed and 13 others injured in what authorities call a "premeditated mass shooting" near a University of California, Santa Barbara, student community.

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A Giant Among Dinosaurs, Discovered In Argentina

Sunday, May 18, 2014

The jumbo titanosaur would stretch the length of a pro basketball court, plus 40 feet, and stand as tall as a seven-story building.

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Oprah Winfrey's Channel Calls Off Michael Sam Series

Saturday, May 17, 2014

OWN had planned a documentary series to feature the first openly gay NFL player in his bid to earn a spot on the St. Louis Rams. The network backed off to give him space "to achieve his dreams."

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'Wynne's War,' A Modern Take On The Classic 'Mideastern'

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Wynne's War is part western, part war novel. NPR's Scott Simon talks with author Aaron Gwyn about the book that follows a U.S. Special Forces unit on horseback through Afghanistan.

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Judge Strikes Down Idaho's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Gay couples can begin to marry as soon as Friday morning unless an appeals court puts a stay on the decision. It was the second state in less than a week to have its ban wiped out by a judge.

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Voting Begins On Independence For Eastern Ukraine

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Residents of two fractious regions of eastern Ukraine began voting in a controversial referendum over sovereignty from the central government in Kiev.

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