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2 Police Officers Shot Amid Protest At Ferguson Police Department

Thursday, March 12, 2015

One officer was shot in the face and another in the shoulder, but neither is expected to have any "remarkable long-term injuries," says St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar.

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NASA Probe Reaches Orbit Around Dwarf Planet

Friday, March 06, 2015

NASA's Dawn mission has reached its destination and is orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres. It's the end of an odyssey to explore an odd, in-between world.

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It's World Book Day: Time For Reading Lists And Dress-Up

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Put down that screen: Today's the day to celebrate holding a bound book in your hands. For World Book Day, we bring you a roundup of stories and reading lists.

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Born In 1898: World's Oldest Living Person Celebrates Birthday

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Misao Okawa of Japan is now 117. She has reigned as the world's oldest living person since 2013, when Guinness World Records certified that she was 115.

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Man's Identity Questioned In LAPD Skid Row Shooting

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Officials say the man killed Sunday was the subject of a federal warrant for violating probation for a 2000 bank robbery. There's also word that he lived under a stolen identity.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Begins For Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Opening statements begin in Boston on Wednesday, in a capital trial that's expected to last several months. It took nearly two months to seat a jury to try the case.

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David Petraeus Enters Into Plea Deal With Justice Department

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The former CIA chief and retired general, whose military career has been overshadowed by charges that he gave classified data to his mistress, will plead guilty to a misdemeanor.

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Hillary Clinton's Use Of Personal Email At State Department Raises Questions

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The arrangement circumvented a process that could have automatically preserved Clinton's email communications in government archives.

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With Iran's Help, Iraqi Force Pushes Toward ISIS-Held Tikrit

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

A local source says that Iran, which has already been aiding Iraq with artillery and intelligence support, has sent fighters to help take the city of Tikrit.

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LAPD Shooting Update: Two Body Cameras And A Gun Malfunction

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck are calling for calm and patience, as three investigations are underway into the police killing of a homeless man Sunday.

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Cuteness Break: The Genial Quokka Steals Scenes And Hearts

Monday, March 02, 2015

In many photos from an Australian island, the marsupial appears front and center, adding its enigmatic smile to images of happy tourists.

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Iraq Launches Effort To Retake Tikrit From ISIS Fighters

Monday, March 02, 2015

An Iraqi force has begun a large-scale operation to recapture the city, according to state TV. Tikrit, the hometown of Saddam Hussein, lies between Baghdad and Mosul.

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More Details On 'Jihadi John': Early Run-Ins And Radicalization

Friday, February 27, 2015

There are two narratives about Mohammed Emwazi's past that attempt to explain how the man who grew up in West London became internationally notorious.

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Astronomers Discover A Supermassive Black Hole Dating To Cosmic Dawn

Thursday, February 26, 2015

It's enormous, and it grew relatively quickly — less than 900 million years after the Big Bang.

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Ukraine Starts Withdrawing Heavy Weapons From Front Lines

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Ukraine's military says the withdrawal of 100-millimeter guns "is the first step" in a process that will be monitored by the Organization for Security and Cooperation.

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ISIS Extremist Who Beheaded Prisoners Is Identified As Man From London

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Intelligence sources say the militant known as "Jihadi John" has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi and that he is a college-educated, British citizen of Kuwaiti descent.

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Acclaimed Documentary Filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky Dies At 58

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Sinofsky and his longtime co-director, Joe Berlinger, are perhaps best known for Paradise Lost, a trilogy of films about three teenagers convicted of killing three little boys in West Memphis, Ark.

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Inglewood Approves Plan For NFL Stadium, In Deal Involving Rams Owner

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The unanimous vote Tuesday night came after "a consultant compared stadium noise in surrounding neighborhoods to that of bird calls," KPCC reports.

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VA Secretary Apologizes For Making Special Forces Claim

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The story drew attention late Monday, weeks after McDonald, an Army veteran and West Point graduate, said he had served in the U.S. Special Forces during a conversation with a homeless man.

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ISIS Reportedly Abducts Dozens Of Christians In Syria

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The mass abduction took place in rural villages in a portion of Syria that's less than 150 miles west of Mosul, Iraq, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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