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Sam Sanders

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Denmark Files Claim To Portion Of The Arctic

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Denmark and Greenland are claiming ownership of about 350,000 square miles of the Arctic. Some of that territory includes the North Pole. Russia and Canada think the area should belong to them.

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Organization Behind 'Kony 2012' Set To Close Its Doors In 2015

Monday, December 15, 2014

Invisible Children made what some call the most viral video of all time, which helped the group raise more than $30 million — but most of that money is spent, and Joseph Kony is still on the loose.

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Greenpeace Apologizes For Stunt At Peru's Sacred Nazca Lines

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Members of the activist group trespassed on the site of giant earth markings estimated to be more than 1,500 years old. Peru says it will pursue criminal charges against those responsible.

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Justices: If You Aren't Working, No Pay, Even If You Can't Leave

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Supreme Court has ruled that workers at a Nevada Amazon factory aren't due overtime for time spent in security lines at the ends of their shifts, waiting to be checked for stolen goods.

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America's Highest-Paid Private-University President Made $7.1 Million In 2012

Monday, December 08, 2014

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson's 2012 compensation was mostly the payout of a retention package, but she still would have made close to a million without it.

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Uber Is Richer Than Ever, But The Company Still Isn't Playing Nice

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Uber brought in $1.2 billion in its last round of financing, despite months of bad press. Or maybe because of it: One business professor says venture capitalists see jerks as better investments.

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American Couple Detained In Qatar Allowed To Return Home

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Qatari officials had accused Matthew and Grace Huang of murdering their 8-year-old adopted daughter last year. The Huangs, who were acquitted on appeal, argued that their case had racial overtones.

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U.S. Government Contractor Marks Five Years In Cuban Detention

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Alan Gross was working for USAID, to bring Internet access to Jewish Cubans. The Cuban government sentenced him to 15 years in prison.

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Microsoft Says Goodbye To Clip Art

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Microsoft announced that it is eliminating clip art libraries from its suite of Office productivity software, and replacing it with Bing Image search. But the iconic illustrations may live on.

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Apple's Success Continues Under Tim Cook, But Steve Jobs Still Looms Large

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The company's market capitalization hit a record last month under Cook's leadership, nearing $700 billion. But by one measure, the legacy of Jobs still dominates.

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North Korean Government Thought To Be Behind Sony Pictures Hack

Monday, December 01, 2014

The company's email and corporate networks were disabled, and five Sony films were leaked online. North Korean officials said "wait and see" when asked if they were behind the cyberattack.

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After Acquittal, Qatar Detains U.S. Couple In Daughter's Death

Monday, December 01, 2014

Matthew and Grace Huang have spent almost a year in a Qatari prison, over the death of their 8-year-old adopted daughter earlier last year. On their way home, the Huang's were detained again.

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Darren Wilson, Officer in Ferguson Shooting, Resigns

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Ferguson, Mo. Police Officer Darren Wilson has resigned from the city's police department. Meanwhile, the family of Michael Brown plans to pursue "every legal avenue" following the grand jury's decision not to indict Wilson.

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Move Over Barbie, 'Frozen' Characters Are More Popular This Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

A National Retail Federation survey says 20 percent of parents plan to buy toys from the film Frozen for their daughters. As for boys, Legos are the most popular toy this holiday season.

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Florida Woman In 'Stand Your Ground' Case Accepts Plea Deal

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Marissa Alexander had been sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing what she said was a warning shot at her husband and his two children in 2010. Under the plea deal, she will serve 65 more days.

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Honda Says It Failed To Report Over 1,700 Deaths And Injuries

Monday, November 24, 2014

The underreporting started in 2003. The automaker could face a fine from U.S. regulators of up to $35 million.

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California College Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest Tuition Hikes

Monday, November 24, 2014

The University of California system recently approved a 5 percent tuition hike, annually, for up to five years. Students at UC Berkeley have taken the lead in protesting the measure.

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New Affirmative Action Cases Say Policies Hurt Asian-Americans

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The same man who helped bring a suit against the University of Texas at Austin a few years ago is back, with new cases against Harvard and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Historic Snow Storm Buries Buffalo, N.Y.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Residents opened their doors to find walls of snow. Since it's only November, those die-hard souls should probably brace for more bad weather.

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Rabbi From Kansas City Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Tuesday's attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem left five dead. Assailants struck during morning prayers. Three U.S. citizens were among those killed, including Rabbi Kalman Levine, a Kansas City native.

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