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Mark Memmott

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Arizona Gov. Brewer Vetoes Controversial Bill

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The legislation would have allowed business owners to refuse service to gays and others if the customers offended their religious beliefs.

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Killers Sentenced In Hacking Death Of British Soldier

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Fusilier Lee Rigby was attacked in London. The killers said they were avenging the deaths of Muslims in Iraq and Afghanistan. One killer will die in prison. The other will be there at least 45 years.

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Killers Were Tiny, Victims Were Huge At Chile's Whale Graveyard

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Millions of years ago, dozens of the massive sea creatures washed ashore. Their fossils were discovered in 2011. Scientists have worked to figure out what killed them. Now they have an answer.

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North Korea's Still In The Dark, As Photos From Space Show

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Viewed at night from far above, the communist nation is a huge, nearly black patch between South Korea and China. In the years NASA has been taking such photos, there's been no real change.

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Benedict Dismisses Renewed Rumors About Why He Left The Papacy

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

It's been one year since Pope Benedict XVI stepped down. Now, he has publicly called speculation that he might not have resigned willingly "simply absurd."

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Putin Flexes Moscow's Muscles; Kerry Says This Isn't 'Rocky IV'

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

In neighboring Ukraine, tensions are high as efforts to form a new government continue. Ethnic Russians fear what may happen to them. That's led to concern about what Russia might do.

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What A Rush! California Couple Finds Gold Coins Worth $10M

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

It's thought to be the richest cache of coins ever discovered in the U.S. Minted in the 1800s, they were stuffed into eight cans and buried on a Sierra Nevada ridge.

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Obama: U.S. May Leave Afghanistan, But Door's Open To Staying

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

While the president told Afghan leader Hamid Karzai that the Pentagon will draw up plans to withdraw U.S. forces this year, he also said there's still time to finalize a deal that keeps troops there.

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Brit Released From Guantanamo In '05 Is Arrested In U.K.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Moazzam Begg was held by the U.S. for three years before being released from Guantanamo in 2005. He was never charged with anything. Now, British authorities are questioning him about trips to Syria.

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After 'Best Year Since 2005,' Housing Sector Likely To Slow

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Prices rose more than 13 percent in major cities across the nation in 2013. But there are signs that the best gains are behind for that key part of the economy.

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Crisis In Ukraine: Formation Of New Government Is Delayed

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

While the search continues for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych, officials are working to fill the posts left vacant after his removal from office.

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More Than Two Dozen Boys Killed In Attack On Nigerian School

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Islamist group Boko Haram, which has been blamed for previous such atrocities, is again suspected. Boko Haram believes it's a sin to teach "Western" values to Muslim students.

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Missing Mango Mystery Solved, Here Are The Juicy Details

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Who took the 33-foot-tall statue from its place of honor in Bowen, Australia? The culprits have stepped forward. They aren't trying to put the squeeze on anybody.

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Bitcoin Exchange MtGox Goes Dark After Theft Report

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Tokyo-based company is the subject of reports that a large amount of the virtual currency may be missing. It's another blow to the bitcoin market.

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Harold Ramis, 'Ghostbuster' Actor And 'Groundhog Day' Director, Dies

Monday, February 24, 2014

An inspiration to many younger comedians and directors, he leaves behind work on other hit films, including Caddyshack, Stripes and National Lampoon's Animal House.

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Oldest-Known Holocaust Survivor Dies; Pianist Was 110

Monday, February 24, 2014

Alice Herz-Sommer survived two years in a Nazi camp. She performed for prisoners and said music saved her life. Her longevity, Herz-Sommer said, was due to an amazingly positive view of the world.

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Rep. John Dingell, Who Has Served A Record 58 Years, Is Retiring

Monday, February 24, 2014

The Michigan Democrat was first elected to Congress in 1955. He tells The Detroit News "I'm not going to be carried out feet first." Dingell is 87.

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VIDEO: Warm Reception As NBA's Jason Collins Makes History

Monday, February 24, 2014

The first openly gay man to play for a team in one of the nation's four major professional sports, Collins has joined the Brooklyn Nets. There was applause and some fans stood when he played Sunday.

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Pentagon Budget-Cutting Plans Sure To Draw Flak

Monday, February 24, 2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel proposes cutting the size of the Army and taking steps that trim military pay and benefit costs. "We must now adapt, innovate and make difficult decisions," he says.

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Resignations In Egypt May Be Prelude To General's Presidential Run

Monday, February 24, 2014

All Cabinet ministers are stepping down, the nation's prime minister announced Monday. Among them: Defense Minister Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who will now be free to seek the presidency.

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