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Who's On The List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism, And Why

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The White House said Tuesday that President Obama would remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Iran, Sudan and Syria are also on it. But some states have made it off, too.

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Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Gets Life Sentence For Murder

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

In 2013, the New England Patriots tight end was accused of killing the boyfriend of his fiancee's sister. A jury found him guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday.

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On 'One Boston Day,' City Marks Marathon Bombings' Anniversary

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A moment of silence will be observed at 2:49 p.m. ET, the time when the first of two devastating bombs went off in the crowds gathered to watch the marathon in 2013.

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Judge Orders V. Stiviano To Return Millions In Assets To Shelly Sterling

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

A judge has ruled that Stiviano, the onetime companion of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, must return a Ferrari, a Bentley and a million-dollar home, among other things.

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Congress Approves Longer-Term Fix For Medicare Reimbursements

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Eight senators, all Republicans, voted against the bill because funding has not been fully allocated for its $214 billion cost. President Obama says he will sign it.

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SpaceX Launches Successfully, But Rocket Doesn't Survive

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Dragon spacecraft heads to the International Space Station on a routine resupply mission. What wasn't routine was the attempt to land the spent rocket on a floating barge in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Iraqi Leader Visits Washington Looking For Help In Fight Against Islamic State

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Iraq's prime minister is trying to drum up military support against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, which controls parts of his country. He is also looking for billions of dollars in loans.

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Chicago Plans Reparations Fund For Victims Of Police Torture In '70s, '80s

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel supports the proposed $5.5 million package. More than 100 people are eligible for reparations for their treatment at the hands of a former police commander.

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Soul Singer Percy Sledge Dies

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Sledge is perhaps best known for his hit "When A Man Loves A Woman." He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2005.

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Mountain Lion That Hid Out Under LA Home Appears To Have Left

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

P-22, as the mountain lion is known, typically lives in Los Angeles' Griffith Park. Attempts to dislodge him from under a home Monday failed.

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Scientists Release Largest Map Yet Of Dark Matter In The Cosmos

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Researchers from the Dark Energy Survey used data captured by one of the world's most powerful digital cameras to put together the largest contiguous map of dark matter created.

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Jail Terms Handed To Most Atlanta Teachers Convicted In Cheating Scandal

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Two of the 10 teachers convicted this month accepted plea deals. The others received jail times of one to seven years for their roles in the largest cheating scandal in U.S. education.

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Obama Would Sign Compromise Iran Bill As It Stands, White House Says

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the measure, which would give Congress say over negotiations with Iran regarding its nuclear program.

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Airplane Makes Emergency Landing After Worker Trapped in Cargo Hold

Monday, April 13, 2015

Alaska Airlines Flight 448 returned to Seattle, after the pilot heard "banging from beneath the aircraft." It turned out that a ramp agent had fallen asleep in the cargo hold.

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Blackwater Security Guards Handed Lengthy Sentences For Iraqi Killings

Monday, April 13, 2015

Three of the Blackwater security guards were found guilty of manslaughter and voluntary manslaughter, while a fourth was convicted of first-degree murder.

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Storm Clouds Delay SpaceX Spacecraft Launch

Monday, April 13, 2015

The rocket will carry supplies to the International Space Station. SpaceX hopes to land the reusable rocket on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Alan Turing Notebook Sells For More Than $1 Million At Auction

Monday, April 13, 2015

The manuscript dates to 1942, when the mathematician and computer science pioneer worked to break the German Enigma code. It is filled with complex mathematical and computer science notations.

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JFK Profile In Courage Award Going To Former GOP Rep. Bob Inglis

Monday, April 13, 2015

In 2010, Inglis, R-S.C., lost his seat in the Tea Party wave for, among other things, accepting climate change. Past winners of the award include President George H.W. Bush.

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Marco Rubio Officially Announces He's Running For President

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Florida senator has had a meteoric rise in politics. He served at the state level beginning in 2000. In 2010, he was elected to the Senate, where he established himself as a GOP leader.

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Golf Celebrates Its New Hero: Masters Winner Jordan Spieth

Monday, April 13, 2015

The New York Times is calling Spieth, 21, "a composite of several of the best golfers the United States has produced."

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