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Mark Memmott

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Federal Judge Says He'll Require Ohio To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

Friday, April 04, 2014

A federal judge in Cincinnati said Friday that he will soon rule that Ohio must recognize gay marriages performed in other states.

WVXU reporter Ann Thompson writes that Judge Timothy Black said he will issue that ruling on April 14. She adds that:

"Attorney Al Gerhardstein, representing ...

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Bush's 'Art Of Leadership' Puts Putin And Others On Display

Friday, April 04, 2014

"The Art of Leadership: A President's Personal Diplomacy" officially opens Saturday at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas.

As the nation's 43rd president says: "Who woulda thought it?"

Talking with his daughter Jenna Bush Hager during a pre-recorded interview on NBC-TV's Today show, the ...

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Racing's Michael Schumacher Has 'Moments Of Consciousness'

Friday, April 04, 2014

A little more than three months after he suffered a severe head injury while skiing in France, Formula One racing legend Michael Schumacher is experiencing "moments of consciousness and awakening" his agent says.

In a statement sent to reporters on Friday, The Telegraph writes, Sabine Kehm ...

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Jobless Rate Holds Steady As Employers Add 192,000 Jobs

Friday, April 04, 2014

This post has been updated.

The nation's unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.7 percent in March, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.

Meanwhile, there were 192,000 more jobs on public and private payrolls last month — a bit under the 200,000 or so economists had expected but ...

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Fort Hood MP Hailed As Hero For Confronting Shooter

Friday, April 04, 2014

As investigators try to determine why Army Spc. Ivan Lopez would open fire on his fellow soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, stories are emerging about the harrowing minutes on the post Wednesday and what are being described as the heroic actions of the military police officer ...

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AP Photographer Killed, Reporter Wounded By Gunman In Afghanistan

Friday, April 04, 2014

"A veteran Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan," the wire service reports.

Anja Niedringhaus, 48, a photographer who in 2005 was part of ...

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Thousands Of Artifacts Seized At 91-Year-Old Indiana Man's Home

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Federal agents, art experts and museum curators descended on the home of a 91-year-old man in central Indiana on Wednesday to take control of a huge collection of artifacts from Native American, Russian, Chinese and other cultures.

FBI Special Agent Robert Jones told reporters that the collection's cultural value "is ...

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Jobless Claims Rose Last Week

Thursday, April 03, 2014

There were 326,000 first-time claims filed for unemployment insurance last week, up by 16,000 from the week before, the Employment and Training Administration reported Thursday morning.

Although the number increased, claims remained at the lower end of the range they've been in for the past year and were ...

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Early Evidence: Fort Hood Gunman Showed No Warning Signs

Thursday, April 03, 2014

A picture is beginning to emerge of 34-year-old Army Spc. Ivan Lopez, who officials have said is the man who opened fire Wednesday at Fort Hood and killed at least three people and wounded another 16 before taking his own life.

The early signs indicate that while Lopez ...

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'We Do Not Expect Any More Fatalities,' Doctor Says Of Fort Hood Victims

Thursday, April 03, 2014

On the day after a deadly shooting incident on the grounds of Fort Hood, Texas, in which a gunman killed at least three people, wounded 16 and then reportedly killed himself, there was this welcome news:

"We do not expect any more fatalities at this point," Dr. Matthew ...

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GM Has 'Culture Of Cover-Up,' Key Senator Says

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Day Two of General Motors CEO Mary Barra's time testifying before Congress about safety problems with her company's cars has been highlighted by a top senator saying the company "repeatedly lied" about its problems and has fostered a "culture of cover-up."

From The Detroit News:

"The head ...

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Lucky, He Is: $242 Million Powerball Winner Channels Yoda

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

B. Raymond Buxton was the lone lucky person to buy a winning ticket for the $425 million jackpot in the Powerball lottery's Feb. 19 drawing.

The only people he reportedly told about his good fortune until Tuesday were the lawyers and financial advisers he enlisted to help him get prepared ...

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Drones Will Not Be Hunted In Colorado Town

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

You won't be able to fire away at government drones — if any were to fly by — in Deer Trail, Colo.

A proposal to issue $25 drone hunting licenses was rejected Tuesday by voters in the little town about 55 miles east of Denver.

"Of the town's 348 registered ...

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'Race Card Project' Is Among Peabody Award Winners

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

This year's Peabody Award winners for excellence in electronic media include The Race Card Project from NPR's Michele Norris.

Her project, which was featured in a series of reports on Morning Edition, invites people to distill their "thoughts, experiences or observations about race into ...

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Job Growth Picked Up Some Speed In March, Survey Signals

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The first slice of data about job growth in March offers some hope that the U.S. labor market gained some strength:

There were 191,000 more jobs on private companies' payrolls last month than in February, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report. That's pretty close to

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Oso Mudslide: As List Of Missing Shrinks, Death Toll Rises

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

This post will be updated as news comes in.

Here is some of the latest news from Oso, Wash., the tiny community north of Seattle that was devastated by a mudslide on March 22:

-- Death Toll At 29: Authorities say the number of confirmed fatalities as of this morning ...

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Tense Hours, Then Sighs Of Relief After Huge Quake Off Chile

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The extent of the damage isn't yet clear and the six deaths reported so far may be followed by news of other fatalities.

But on the morning after a massive, 8.2 magnitude earthquake off the coast of northern Chile there are sighs of relief there and ...

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Red Sox Rock The White House With Flag Jacket And Presidential Selfie

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Boston Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes had hoped everyone on his team would wear one of the American flag blazers he bought for them all before their visit to the White House today.

As it turned out, Gomes was the only player who ended up coming ...

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Tiger Woods Will Miss The Masters After Back Surgery

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Tiger Woods' quest to win another of golf's "major" tournaments has been put on hold.

Woods announced on his website Tuesday morning that "he has undergone a successful microdiscectomy for a pinched nerve that has been hurting him for several months. The surgery was performed Monday in Park ...

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Who Will Join UConn And Notre Dame In Women's Final Four?

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Two undefeated teams are waiting to see who will join them in Nashville on Sunday as the NCAA women's basketball tournament moves toward its Final Four championship round.

Monday night, the University of Connecticut extended its undefeated season — beating Texas A&M 69-54. UConn, the No. 1 ranked ...

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