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Armed Drones Over Baghdad To Protect U.S. Forces, Pentagon Says

Friday, June 27, 2014

The decision to arm some of the unmanned planes flying over the city was made to protect American advisers deployed to assess the security situation.

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SCOTUS On Cellphones And The Privacy Of Poetry

Friday, June 27, 2014

To put a literary spin on the Supreme Court's recent decision to limit warrantless cellphone searches, author Craig Morgan Teicher turns to A.R. Ammons' book of poetry, Tape for the Turn of the Year.

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Norway Does A Ctrl+Alt+Delete On E-Voting Experiment

Friday, June 27, 2014

After trying out online balloting in elections in 2011 and 2013, Oslo has concluded that it didn't improve turnout and might undermine the democratic process.

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In Iraq, Coordination With Iran Not Impossible, Gen. Dempsey Says

Friday, June 27, 2014

"I'm not predicting that it's entirely impossible that we would at any point act collaboratively with Iran," the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff tells NPR.

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GM Stops Selling Late-Model Chevy Cruzes; Recall Expected

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Some 33,000 Cruzes for model years 2013 and 2014 have been identified with a fault that could prevent their air bags from properly inflating.

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Obama Asks For $500 Million To Train, Equip Syrian Rebels

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The appeal is part of a larger $65.8 billion request sent to Congress to fund overseas operations. A White House statement says "moderate" rebels would be vetted before being funded.

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Pot Use On The Rise In U.S., Report Says

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Unlike in the rest of the world, more Americans are using the drug, according to a new United Nations report. Marijuana's potency is also on the rise, the report found.

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Former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker Dies At 88

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Baker, of Tennessee, also served as President Ronald Reagan's chief of staff from 1987-88 and later as ambassador to Japan.

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North Korea Threatens War Over New Seth Rogen Comedy

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The plot of The Interview, which also stars James Franco, involves a television journalist and his producer who are recruited by the CIA to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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SOS Note, Prison ID Reportedly Found In Chinese-Made Pants

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

A woman in Belfast, Northern Ireland, says she found a handwritten plea for help in a pair of pants she bought from a discount retailer in 2011 but had not worn until recently.

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Beijing Blasts U.S. Plan To Name Road By Embassy After Dissident

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

An amendment working its way through Congress would rename the street in front of the Chinese Embassy after Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo. China called it a "sheer farce."

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Federal Judges Reverse Gay-Marriage Bans In Utah, Indiana

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

In Indiana, a judge said that same-sex couples are "in all respects like the family down the street. The Constitution demands that we treat them as such."

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Miss. Sen Thad Cochran Defeats Tea Party Challenger

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The six-term Republican defeated insurgent state Sen. Chris McDaniel for his party's nomination.

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Methodists Reinstate Minister Who Officiated At Son's Gay Marriage

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Frank Schaefer, a minister with the United Methodist Church, has won an appeal and had his pastoral credentials restored.

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'Star Wars' Museum Lands In Chicago

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Filmmaker George Lucas has selected the Windy City to house his collection of art and movie memorabilia. San Francisco had also reportedly been in contention.

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Report Points To 'Dangerous Militarization' Of U.S. Law Enforcement

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The American Civil Liberties Union studied 800 deployments of SWAT teams in 20 locales across the country and found most were for drug searches.

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Draft Of Bob Dylan's 'Like A Rolling Stone' Sells For $2 Million

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The scribbled lyrics of one of the most iconic rock songs of all time are recorded on hotel stationery and contain a number of alternative lines as well as doodles of animals.

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NTSB: Too Much Technology, Too Little Training Caused Asiana Crash

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the crash of Flight 214 last year in San Francisco was due to automated systems that the crew did not fully understand.

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AP: Parts Of Irish 'Mass Graves' Story Exaggerated By Media

Monday, June 23, 2014

The Associated Press says Irish and American media turned speculation into certainty on some details of infant and child burials at a Catholic home for unwed mothers near Galway city.

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Pro-Russian Separatists To Join Ukrainian Cease-Fire

Monday, June 23, 2014

Days after Kiev announced a unilateral weeklong halt in the fighting, forces belonging to the self-declared "Donetsk People's Republic" say they will honor it.

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