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'Tonight, We Turn The Page': Obama Lays Out 2015 Agenda

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

"It has been, and still is, a hard time for many" Americans, President Obama said in Tuesday night's State of the Union address. "But tonight, we turn the page."

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Origin Unknown: Study Says Blast Of Radio Waves Came From Outside Our Galaxy

Monday, January 19, 2015

Scientists call them "fast radio bursts," or FRBs, mysterious pulses of radio waves coming from far, far away. Researchers in Australia say they've observed one in real time.

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Prosecutor Who Accused Argentine President Of Cover-Up Is Found Dead

Monday, January 19, 2015

The federal prosecutor was found dead from a gunshot wound, one day before he was to testify about an alleged cover-up after a deadly terrorist bombing at a Jewish center in Argentina.

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NFL Investigates Reports Of Deflated Balls After Patriots Rout Colts

Monday, January 19, 2015

In wet and slippery conditions, an under-inflated ball could be easier to grip and catch. Quarterback Tom Brady calls the allegations "ridiculous."

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Boy Says He Didn't Go To Heaven; Publisher Says It Will Pull Book

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The young man at the center of The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven, Alex Malarkey, said this week that the story behind the 2010 book was all made up.

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Hero Of Kosher Grocery Siege Will Become A French Citizen

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Like Amedy Coulibaly, the man who authorities say carried out the deadly attack in Paris, Lassana Bathily is a Muslim with ties to Mali. Last week, he saved several people from Coulibaly.

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CIA Report: No 'Bad Faith' In Accessing Senate Computers

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of the Senate Intelligence Committee disagrees, saying that the breach violated the Constitution.

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French Ambassador To U.S. Outlines 'Predicament' Of Immigration

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

While France's leaders had feared an attack, Ambassador Gerard Araud says, "what happened was in a sense maybe worse than what we were expecting, because it was done in a very professional way."

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Free-Climbers Make It To Summit Of Yosemite's El Capitan

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson were the first climbers to use only their hands and feet to ascend the nearly 3,000-foot Dawn Wall in a single trip. Ropes were used only to break a fall.

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NASCAR's Kurt Busch Testifies That Ex-Girlfriend Is An Assassin

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The race car driver and others told a Dover, Del., court this week that his former girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, is an assassin. Driscoll did not deny the claims.

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College Football Championship Sets A New Cable Ratings Record

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The championship game between Oregon and Ohio State was a hit with viewers, turning in the highest ratings in the history of both ESPN and cable TV. The broadcast averaged 33.4 million viewers.

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How Urbane: Dog Rides Seattle Bus To Get To The Park

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

A well-mannered dog has charmed her fellow bus riders by using Seattle's transit system to get to the dog park.

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Poisoned Homemade Beer Is Blamed For 69 Deaths In Mozambique

Monday, January 12, 2015

The brewer of a batch of traditional homemade beer is listed among nearly 70 people who died after drinking it following a funeral in Mozambique, leaving authorities with many questions.

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Ohio State Stops Oregon To Win NCAA Title

Monday, January 12, 2015

A game between two of college football's most powerful offenses came down to how often Oregon or Ohio State could grind out a yard or two. The Buckeyes usually managed it, and won 42-20.

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Albuquerque Police Officers Face Murder Charges Over 2014 Shooting

Monday, January 12, 2015

James Boyd, 38, was killed after being confronted for illegally camping in the city's foothills. Months later, two officers who shot him are being charged with murder.

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NPR Appoints Longtime Print Reporter As New Ombudsman

Monday, January 12, 2015

Elizabeth Jensen, who has written extensively about public broadcasting, says she is keen to explain NPR's journalistic choices to the public and offer criticism when warranted.

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Massive Pile-Up Snares 123 Cars On Michigan Interstate

Friday, January 09, 2015

One fatality was reported, from a scene a witness calls "unreal." Several semis were involved, including one carrying fireworks; video footage shows billowing flames and a barrage of explosions.

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Retired Gen. Petraeus Should Face Charges, Prosecutors Say

Friday, January 09, 2015

Attorney General Eric Holder must now decide whether to pursue charges against the former head of the CIA over a leak of classified documents.

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Manhunt Moves To Industrial Town; Details Emerge About Suspects In 'Charlie' Attack

Thursday, January 08, 2015

French security forces are on the scene of an operation to detain two brothers suspected in the deadly storming of a French satirical weekly that killed 12, according to The Associated Press.

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Boston 2024? City Is Chosen To Bid For Summer Olympics

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Boston won a tight contest to become the next American city to bid for hosting an Olympics, beating out Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., for the right to vie for the 2024 Olympics.

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