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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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Kerry In Geneva As Hopes Of Iran Deal Rise

Friday, November 08, 2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Friday of significant differences between Iran and six world powers trying to fashion a nuclear agreement, as he and three European foreign ministers added their weight to try to narrow the gap.

Officials with delegations at the negotiating table had expressed optimism about ...

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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 on Friday, killing at least four people, forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes and knocking out power and communications in several provinces. But the nation appeared to avoid a major disaster because the rapidly moving typhoon blew ...

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Twitter's Stock Opens 73 Percent Above IPO Price

Thursday, November 07, 2013

It’s business as usual at Twitter’s headquarters following the most highly anticipated stock debut since Facebook’s last year, while an analyst says the high debut price suggests the IPO was managed well.

Twitter is trading under the ticker symbol “TWTR.” Twitter’s stock opened at $45.10, or 73 percent above its ...

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Ruling Halts Abortions At A Third Of Texas Clinics

Friday, November 01, 2013

A third of the abortion clinics in Texas can no longer perform the procedure starting Friday after a federal appeals court allowed most of the state’s new abortion restrictions to take effect.

A panel of judges at the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans ruled Thursday evening that ...

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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. Storms in the Austin area that began Wednesday dumped up to 13 inches of rain.

The Coast Guard today says four people on an 18-foot sailboat caught in ...

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Suspected Gunman In Custody After LAX Shooting

Friday, November 01, 2013

Update 4:23 p.m.: Law enforcement officials identify LAX shooting suspect as 23-year-old Paul Ciancia.

Update 2:49 p.m.: Union official: TSA agent killed in LAX shooting.

Update 2:20 p.m.: Police say 3 shot, including TSA agent, by gunman with semi-automatic weapon at LAX.

A suspected gunman was in custody Friday ...

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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 Tuesday.

Last week, Austin-based U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel heard three days of testimony and arguments about the abortion law. He says he’ll rule ...

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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 the National Security Agency about spying allegations, including how Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cellphone was allegedly monitored by the NSA.

Government spokesman Georg Streiter said Friday that the heads of Germany’s foreign and domestic intelligence ...

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Police: Student Killed Staff Member At Middle School

Monday, October 21, 2013

Update 2:27 p.m.: A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus, killing a staff member who was trying to protect other children, police said Monday.

The suspected gunman was also dead, and authorities say no shots were fired by law enforcement.

Two other students were critically injured ...

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UPDATED: Christie Drops Gay Marriage Appeal

Sunday, October 20, 2013

WNYC

Hour after same-sex couples began tying the knot in New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie announced he is dropping his appeal to legalized same-sex marriage.

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Booker Wins Special Election for U.S. Senate

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Booker will become the first black senator from New Jersey. He is filling the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg.

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Salzburg Festival Could See Fewer Performances

Saturday, September 28, 2013

The Salzburg Festival's next artistic director has an ear for his singers' and musicians' complaints - he wants to cut down on performances at the prestigious annual event.

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NJ Judge Says State Must Recognize Gay Marriage

Friday, September 27, 2013

A New Jersey judge has ruled that the state must allow same-sex couples to marry.

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Kerry Rejects Assad's 30-Day Timetable

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Update 2pm: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is rejecting Syrian President Bashar Assad’s suggestion Thursday that he begin submitting data on his chemical weapons arsenal one month after signing an international chemical weapons ban.

Speaking at a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Kerry noted that Assad ...

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Video: Zubin Mehta Concert in Kashmir Has Discordant Backdrop

Monday, September 09, 2013

A concert Sunday by conductor Zubin Mehta in Indian-administered Kashmir took place amid tight security and objections from separatist groups who are fighting New Delhi's rule.

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Researcher Appointed to Lead Public Stop-and-Frisk Meetings

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

A federal judge appointed the leader of a justice policy research center to organize public meetings to ensure New York City's stop-and-frisk policy is carried out in a constitutional manner.

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Obama: Credibility Of World Community On The Line

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

In an impassioned appeal for support both at home and abroad, President Barack Obama says the credibility of the international community and Congress is on the line in the debate over to a response to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria. As Obama made his case overseas during ...

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Obama Says He'll Continue To Engage Putin

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

President Barack Obama says he will continue to engage Russian President Vladimir Putin, even though they’ve “hit a wall” in their relationship.

Obama says although Putin is rejecting the idea that Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against his people, he’s quote, “always hopeful” that he’ll change his position.

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