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Mark Memmott

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Third Icebreaker Fails To Reach Stranded Ship In Antarctic

Monday, December 30, 2013

The MV Akademik Shokalskiy has been stuck in the ice for a week. The 74 passengers and crew are safe, but may have to be airlifted to ships in open water. They continue to post messages and videos โ€” some indicating that life on board may be getting a bit tedious.

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Doctors Unsure Whether Michael Schumacher Will Survive

Monday, December 30, 2013

The Formula One racing legend was critically injured Sunday when he hit his head while skiing in France. Doctors are "working hour by hour" to save him, but can't predict what will happen. At his peak a decade ago, Schumacher was among the most famous and highest-paid athletes in the world.

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'Blood On The Snow' After Second Suicide Blast In Russia

Monday, December 30, 2013

An explosion Monday tore apart a bus, killing more than a dozen people and injuring many others. It followed Sunday's bombing at a train station in the same city, Volgograd. Suspicion is falling on Chechen extremists who want to create a separate Islamist state.

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Stories Merge As 'Duck Dynasty' Fans Plan 'Chick-Phil-A' Day

Friday, December 27, 2013

Last year, conservatives rallied around Chick-fil-A's president. Now, some are doing the same for Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson, who was briefly suspended from his show for things he said about homosexuals. And they're planning a similar show of support.

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Target: Encrypted Data Were Taken, But Not The Key To Unlock

Friday, December 27, 2013

Though 40 million credit and debt accounts may have been affected, Target says the hackers should not be able to decrypt sensitive information they obtained.

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PHOTO: Saturn's Holiday Closeup

Friday, December 27, 2013

NASA's Cassini spacecraft focused on one of the planet's poles, and produced an image that resembles a hand-painted Christmas ornament. There's also a new photo of Saturn's largest moons that makes it appear they're stacked on top of each other.

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The Price Is Wrong And You Know It: Do You Buy That Ticket?

Friday, December 27, 2013

Delta Air Lines will honor some incredibly inexpensive tickets it mistakenly sold on Thursday. Some cross-country trips were going for as little as $25. When it's obvious a seller has made a big mistake in your favor, is it OK to buy anyway?

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Three NATO Personnel Killed By Bombing In Afghanistan

Friday, December 27, 2013

The attack comes as Afghan President Hamid Karzai continues to deliberate over a security pact with the U.S. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the bombing.

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Power's Still Out For Many Across North And Into Canada

Friday, December 27, 2013

From Michigan to Maine and parts in between, power outages that began before Christmas continue. Storms brought down power lines. More winter weather is forecast for coming days in many of the affected areas.

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VIDEO: Rescuers Are Drawing Near To Ship Stuck In Antarctic

Friday, December 27, 2013

A Russian ship carrying an Australian scientific expedition has been trapped since Monday. But a Chinese icebreaker is expected to soon free it from the ice. Other ships are also on the way. The 74 people aboard the MV Akademik Shokalskiy plan to then continue their expedition.

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Bomb Blast In Beirut Kills Former Ambassador To U.S.

Friday, December 27, 2013

The diplomat, Mohammed Chatah, was a senior aide to former Prime Minister Saad Hariri. Chatah was also a critic of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the militant group Hezbollah that is allied with the Syrian leader. At least five other people were killed and about 70 were injured by Friday's blast.

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Cowboys' Emergency QB Kitna Will Give Away His Pay

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Jon Kitna is coming out of retirement to be the backup quarterback for Dallas on Sunday. He's going to give the $53,000 he'll be paid to the school in Tacoma, Wash., where he now teaches math and coaches football.

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It Was 50 Years Ago Today: 'I Want To Hold Your Hand' Hit U.S.

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Listen to a clip. We can almost guarantee it will raise a smile. I Want To Hold Your Hand is the song that kicked off Beatlemania in the U.S.

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American Kidnapped By Al-Qaida In Pakistan Seen In Video

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Warren Weinstein, 72, was snatched from his home in Lahore, Pakistan, more than two years ago. In a video sent to news outlets by al-Qaida's media wing, Weinstein is heard appealing to President Obama to negotiate his release.

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Jobless Claims Fell Sharply Last Week

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Economists caution against reading too much into the latest economic data. During the holidays, offices that collect the information aren't always open and that can delay some of their work.

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Greenpeace Activists Start Getting Visas To Leave Russia

Thursday, December 26, 2013

As the Winter Olympics in Sochi approach, Russian officials are freeing some high-profile prisoners. Critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin say he's just trying to burnish his nation's reputation.

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Apologies, Promises From UPS And FedEx About Delivery Delays

Thursday, December 26, 2013

A last-minute crush of online orders and some bad weather kept the companies from getting some packages delivered before Christmas, they say. Both have called in extra workers and are renting extra trucks to make deliveries on Thursday.

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Japan's Abe May Have Hoped To Anger Others With Shrine Visit

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe paid his respects Thursday at a Shinto shrine where war criminals are among those honored. China and South Korea protested. The U.S. expressed its disappointment. Analysts say Abe's nationalist agenda may be well served by the diplomatic dust-up.

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Highway In Iceland May Be Sidetracked By Elves

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

In a nation that takes its elves and other mythical creatures seriously, a proposed road is being held up. A court is considering both the environmental impact and the potential effect on elves who are said to have a church in the highway's projected path.

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Yes, Virginia, NORAD's 'Santa Tracker' Is On

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Critics โ€” some might say Grinches โ€” don't like the defense command's annual online effort to "track" Santa's travels. But for those who wish to follow his journey, the high-tech tool is up and running.

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