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Egads. There's a New Cockroach in Town

Monday, December 09, 2013

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The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind of visitor: A cockroach that can withstand harsh winter cold and never seen before in the U.S.

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Plan To Fix Illinois Pension Crisis Faces Vote

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Illinois lawmakers are convening in the state capitol for what could be a historic vote to finally close the gap on the state's $100 billion public pension shortfall.

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Thai Protests Ease As Police Lift Key Barricades

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Anti-government protesters swarmed into the Thai prime minister's office compound today, as police stood by and watched, allowing them to claim a symbolic victory.

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Montana Appeals Teacher's Rape Sentence

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

The Montana attorney general's office is asking the state Supreme Court to throw out a 30-day sentence given to a teacher who raped a 14-year-old girl, saying the punishment was illegally lenient.

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Investigators Recover 2nd 'Black Box' From Derailed Train

Monday, December 02, 2013

The National Transportation Safety Board says investigators plan to interview the engineer and conductor of the train involved in a fatal derailment in New York City.

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Spain Court Acquits Pianist of 'Noise Pollution'

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

In a widely watched case, a Spanish court has acquitted a 28-year-old concert pianist on charges of causing noise pollution and psychological damage to a neighbor.

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Sandy Hook Prosecutor: No Motive Found for Newtown School Shootings

Monday, November 25, 2013

The prosecutor who led the investigation into the Newtown school shootings says it did not determine a motive for the attack.

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Secret US-Iran Talks Set Stage For Nuclear Deal

Monday, November 25, 2013

With their destination and mission among America's closest guarded secrets, a small group of officials hand-picked by President Obama engaged in high-level talks with Iran.

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Alex Rodriguez Walks Out of Own Grievance Hearing

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify.

Horowitz was in the midst of the 11th day of hearings on the grievance filed by the players' association to overturn the 211-game suspension given to Rodriguez by ...

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Princeton to Use Meningitis Vaccine Not Approved in U.S.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Princeton University officials decided Monday to make available a meningitis vaccine that hasn't been approved in the U.S. to stop the spread of the sometimes deadly disease on campus.

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Here's Why They Called Her the 'Duchess of Carnegie Hall'

Friday, November 08, 2013

Editta Sherman, a photographer dubbed the "Duchess of Carnegie Hall," died last week at age 101. Here's a gallery of her portraits of classical musicians.

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Typhoon Blasts Philippines, At Least Four Dead

Friday, November 08, 2013

One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the central Philippines today, killing at least four people and forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes.

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Kerry In Geneva As Hopes Of Iran Deal Rise

Friday, November 08, 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry is warning of significant differences between Iran and six world powers trying to fashion an agreement offering sanctions reductions for nuclear concessions.

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Twitter's Stock Opens 73 Percent Above IPO Price

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Twitter's stock opened at $45.10, or 73 percent above its IPO price, valuing Twitter at more than $31 billion. Expect some volatility throughout the day, though.

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Ruling Halts Abortions At A Third Of Texas Clinics

Friday, November 01, 2013

One-third of the abortion clinics in Texas can no longer perform the procedure starting today, after a federal appeals court allowed most of the state's new restrictions to take effect.

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Suspected Gunman In Custody After LAX Shooting

Friday, November 01, 2013

A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the Los Angeles International Airport, killing a TSA employee and wounding two other people.

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Torrential Rains Cause Flooding, Evacuations In Texas

Friday, November 01, 2013

Cleanup has begun after storms and flooding in Central Texas killed two men, prompted dozens of emergency rescues and interrupted public transit. We check in with the Buda, Texas, fire department.

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Federal Judge Expected To Rule On Texas Abortion Law

Monday, October 28, 2013

A federal judge is expected to rule on the constitutionality of a hotly debated Texas law imposing strict limits on abortion before the measure takes effect tomorrow.

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Angry Over Spying, EU Leaders Call For Talks With US

Friday, October 25, 2013

Senior German officials will travel to the U.S. "shortly" to talk with the White House and NSA about spying allegations, including the alleged monitoring of Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone.

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Police: Student Killed Staff Member At Middle School

Monday, October 21, 2013

A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus, killing a staff member who was trying to protect other children, according to police.

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