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U.S. Counterterrorism Operations Kill 2 Hostages Of Al-Qaida

Thursday, April 23, 2015

President Obama announced that a U.S. drone strike killed two hostages held by al-Qaida: one American and one Italian. Separate operations also killed two U.S. citizens who were members of al-Qaida.
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Dad's Drone Follows Daughter To School

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Katie Early, 8, of Knoxville, Tenn., wanted to walk to school by herself. To make sure she was safe, and looking both ways before crossing the street, her dad Chris used a drone to follow her.
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Colorado Man Shoots His Troubled Computer

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Police in Colorado Springs gave Lucas Hinch a ticket for discharging a firearm. But he told the Los Angeles Times he had no regrets. The crime was premeditated, he says, and also "glorious."
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U.N. Representative Blames Syria's Civil War For Massive Migration Crisis

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The U.N. says Europe and the West need to change immigration policies to prevent more disaster. Renee Montagne talks to Francois Crepeau, the U.N. special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants.
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Early 'Breakfast Club' Script Found At Chicago High School

Thursday, April 23, 2015

An early draft of the 1985 movie The Breakfast Club has been discovered in Chicago. The script had been locked away in a high school filing cabinet and forgotten about for more than 30 years.
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How A Swiss Cheese Cartel Made Fondue Popular

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The popularity of fondue wasn't an accident. It was planned by a shadowy association of Swiss cheese makers. A cheese cartel basically ruled the Swiss economy for 80 years, until fairly recently.
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Congressional Battle Brews Over Bill To Extend NSA Data Collection

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A key provision in the USA Patriot Act that allows the NSA to collect and store bulk phone records is set to expire June 1. Senate GOP leaders are pushing to renew that provision for another 5 years.
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Critics Lash Out At Chinese Scientists Who Edited DNA In Human Embryos

Thursday, April 23, 2015

They tried a technique for editing DNA to change the genes in a human embryo. This is very controversial. The scientists say they did it to see if they could fix a gene that causes a blood disorder.
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Secret Papers Reveal Islamic State's Structure

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Renee Montagne talks to German journalist Christoph Reuter of Der Spiegel about exclusive documents he received, detailing successful plans by the Islamic State to conquer parts of Iraq and Syria.
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Migrants New To Spain Say Human Traffickers Are The Scariest Part

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Migrants who have made the perilous trip across the Mediterranean say their journeys to Europe were made possible by a network of professional traffickers.
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CDC: Blue Bell Listeria Outbreak Started In 2010

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Texas ice cream maker Blue Bell Creameries has recalled all its products over Listeria concerns. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the outbreak has been going on for five years.
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Mexican Girl Reunites With Her Parents After Case Of Mistaken Identity

Thursday, April 23, 2015

A 14-year-old Mexican girl pulled screaming from her classroom by police and sent to a woman in Texas, has been returned home after DNA tests proved she is not the Houston woman's daughter.
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Afghan Political Cartoonist Argues His Drawings Should Be More Critical

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Habib Rahman Habib has a very dangerous job in Afghanistan. He is a political cartoonist who has kept drawing through the communists, mullahs, Taliban and into the present government.
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Al-Qaida In Yemen Expands During Saudi Bombing Campaign

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Shortly after Saudi Arabia announced the end of the air campaign, airstrikes resumed in several parts of Yemen. On the ground, factions continue to battle as the Houthis push for more territory.
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A Black Eye, A Middle Finger And Other Tales From A White House Press Secretary

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Former press secretary Dana Perino's new book And the Good News Is... details her time at the White House, including heated moments in the press briefing room.
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Oklahomans Feel Way More Earthquakes Than Californians; Now They Know Why

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The U.S. Geological Survey issues a report Thursday on quakes linked to oil and gas drilling, but Oklahoma has said that the industry's wastewater disposal is the cause. What's unknown is a solution.
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Fruit Growers Try Tricking Mother Nature To Prevent Crop Damage

Thursday, April 23, 2015

In Michigan's orchard country, extreme heat and cold can mean disaster for fruit growers. Now some are using a new twist on old technology to fool trees when sudden, unexpected weather changes occur.
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Some Companies Fight Pay Gap By Eliminating Salary Negotiations

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Women are often less assertive when it comes to negotiating salaries and raises. Some firms are trying to neutralize the disparity by refusing to negotiate salaries. But will that hurt recruitment?
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Why Do Mosquitoes Like To Bite You Best? It's In Your Genes

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Researchers set hungry mosquitoes loose on identical and fraternal twins. They found that inherited genes do play a role in making you a mosquito magnet.
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Cheers! 170-Year-Old Champagne Recovered From Shipwreck

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The find offers a chance to compare old champagne to new. Chemical analysis showed the antique bottles of bubbly had six to seven times more sugar than Coke.
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