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Mark Memmott

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Juanita Moore, Groundbreaking Actress, Dies

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Her role as Annie Johnson in the 1959 film Imitation of Life led to an Oscar nomination — just the fifth at that time for a black actor or actress. Moore was 99 when she died on Wednesday.

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Accident Or Not? Palestinian Diplomat's Death Is A Mystery

Thursday, January 02, 2014

The Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic was killed Wednesday by an explosion at his home in Prague. At first, officials said he may have triggered a bomb meant to explode only if a safe was tampered with. But other officials are disputing that account.

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Jobless Claims Were Nearly Unchanged Last Week

Thursday, January 02, 2014

But the fact that 339,000 applications were filed — the fewest in a month — is a hopeful sign. Meanwhile, the most-anticipated news about the labor market each month, on the unemployment rate and job growth, won't be released until Jan. 10.

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100 Million People In Path Of 2014's First Wintry Blast

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Parts of the Northeast and New England are expected to be hit the hardest today and Friday. More than a foot of snow may fall on Boston. The wind chill may plunge to 40 degrees below zero in the Adirondacks. Flight delays and cancellations are piling up along with the snow.

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VIDEO: Stranded Passengers Flown To Safety In Antarctic

Thursday, January 02, 2014

The 52 scientists and paying passengers aboard the MV Akademik Shokalskiy had been stranded by ice since Christmas Eve. They've been flown by helicopter to an Australian ship in open waters. The 22 crew members of the Akademik Shokalskiy are staying behind. It's hoped the ship will soon break free.

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Hawaiian Woman Gets IDs That Fit Her 36-Character Last Name

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Janice Keihanaikukauakahihulihe'ekahaunaele had pressed the state for cards with her full name. Now she's got a new driver's license and an official state identification card.

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How Deflating: Huge Rubber Duck Goes Flat In Taiwan

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

The giant inflatable is supposed to project peace and harmony. But Tuesday, it suddenly burst. This isn't the first time that one of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's floating works of art has gone pffff.

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Has Tim Tebow Found His Right Place At ESPN?

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

The quarterback won fans across the nation a few years back, but hasn't been able to build a solid NFL career. He'll be a college football analyst on TV. Does that sound like the right move for him?

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Al-Qaida's Receipts: From 60-Cent Cake To A $6,800 Workshop

Monday, December 30, 2013

Receipts left behind in Timbuktu show how the terrorist network tracks its expenses, The Associated Press reports. From minor amounts spent on food to much more spent on meetings, al-Qaida records expenses much like a multinational corporation would, the wire service says.

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Test Sites Chosen For Commercial Drone Testing

Monday, December 30, 2013

The locations are expected to produce jobs as companies try out ways to make money with "unmanned aircraft systems." The six sites stretch from Alaska south to Texas and then north to New York State.

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VIDEO: Volcano Erupts In El Salvador, Ash And Gas Soar

Monday, December 30, 2013

The Chaparrastique volcano blew for the first time in 37 years, producing a cloud that rose as much as six miles into the air. Airlines canceled many flight into and out of the country. While things are calmer today, gases are still rising from the volcano.

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NFL Firings Begin: Browns, Redskins, Others Ax Coaches

Monday, December 30, 2013

With the 2013 regular season now over, teams are starting to fire coaches who produced disappointing results. The least surprising dismissal so far: that of Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan. His departure had been rumored for weeks.

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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 — 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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