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Mark Memmott

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Ex-IRS Official Invokes 5th Amendment Again, Then Things Get Hot

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Lois Lerner has been at the center of a storm over the targeting of conservative groups. She wouldn't answer a House committee's questions. Then the panel's GOP chairman and ranking Democrat sparred.

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Don't Worry, They Say, 100-Foot Asteroid Will Miss Us Today

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Relatively speaking, though, it will be close. The rock is expected to whiz by around 4 p.m. ET at a distance that's a bit closer than from Earth to the moon.

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Job Growth Was Weak Again In February, ADP Survey Shows

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Bad weather may be at least partly to blame for the relatively low number of jobs added to private payrolls last month. Economists expect to hear more about February's slow growth later this week.

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Overruled: Gov. Says Kentucky Will Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Order

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Attorney Gen. Jack Conway won't defend state laws that bar recognition of same-sex marriages. So Gov. Steve Beshear says he'll bring in outside counsel to represent the state. Both men are Democrats.

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Time For Tense Negotiations In Ukraine, Kerry Says

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

There was no one-on-one meeting between the Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers, but Secretary of State John Kerry said all sides agreed the impasse in Crimea must be resolved through dialogue.

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'12 Years A Slave' Leads To Correction Of 161-Year-Old Story

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

In 1853, The New York Times reported about Solomon Northup's enslavement. The movie about his life won a best picture award on Sunday. That's when the Times' misspelling of Northup's name turned up.

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Obama's $3.9 Trillion Budget Would Produce $564 Billion Deficit

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

The president's blueprint is not expected to have a much of an impact on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers already have a two-year deal on spending.

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Kentucky Won't Appeal Order To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

A federal judge last month ruled the state must recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages. Tuesday, state Attorney General Jack Conway said "I won't be defending discrimination."

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$2 Million Settlement Closes Ohio's 'Caged Kids' Case

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Eleven children were placed in a home where their adoptive parents forced them to sleep in cages. The victims endured other abuses as well. They were rescued in 2005.

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For Those Itching To Etch, Great Wall Now Has A Graffiti Zone

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Many tourists can't seem to resist leaving their marks on China's famous wall. Authorities are hoping to contain the damage by creating a place where it's OK to do so.

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At Last, No News Is Good News When It Comes To The Weather

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Spring hasn't exactly sprung. But for what seems like the first time in forever, forecasters aren't issuing any warnings about severe weather anywhere in the nation.

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Putin Says Those Aren't Russian Forces In Crimea

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Contradicting reports from the ground, the Russian leader insists that the armed men are "local self-defense forces." He also says Russia has no plans to annex Crimea.

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Russia Denies Issuing Ultimatum Or Warning Ukraine Of 'Storm'

Monday, March 03, 2014

Russian media say a stern message has been delivered: Ukraine must surrender Crimea, or a full-on military assault could begin Tuesday. Russia disputes that account.

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Boy Scouts' Ban On Gay Leaders Leads Disney To End Grants

Monday, March 03, 2014

Boy Scouts of America is "disappointed" by the decision. Disney says it doesn't support groups that aren't in line with the its policies. Gay boys may now be scouts. But gay adults may not be leaders.

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Here's Ellen's Star-Stuffed Oscar Selfie That Broke Twitter

Monday, March 03, 2014

What happens when some of Hollywood's biggest stars snap a group photo live on TV and then tweet it? Lots and lots of retweets, that's what. A record number, in fact.

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Pistorius Pleads Not Guilty, Witness Tells Of Hearing Screams

Monday, March 03, 2014

The murder trial of the South African sprinter known as the "Blade Runner" has begun. He's accused of killing his girlfriend. Oscar Pistorius say she mistook her for an intruder.

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What A Blast: As Snow Ends, Wicked Cold Moves In

Monday, March 03, 2014

After drenching drought-stricken California, the weather system is affecting millions of people from Oklahoma to the Mid-Atlantic. It's another swipe from Old Man Winter.

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After Entering Crimea, Where Will Russia Stop?

Monday, March 03, 2014

President Vladimir Putin's forces have effectively taken over the peninsula. Now, the world is watching anxiously to see if Russian troops move into other parts of Ukraine.

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Batman? Zorro? Lone Ranger? No, That Masked Man Is LeBron

Friday, February 28, 2014

After breaking his nose, the NBA's best player came back with a pretty menacing-looking mask.

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California's Getting Drenched, But Drought Is Far From Over

Friday, February 28, 2014

Heavy rains have poured down. But much more is needed in the parched state. Meanwhile, the more immediate risks of flooding and mudslides have led to some evacuations.

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