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Despite A History Of Twisters, Moore, Okla., Keeps Growing

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

One year ago, the third violent tornado in 15 years struck Moore, Okla. But people aren't leaving the town; despite the devastation, more and more new residents are actually moving to Moore.

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The Last Word In Business

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne has the Last Word in business.

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Military Declares Martial Law In Thailand

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

The declaration by Thailand's army happened less than two weeks after the prime minister was thrown out of office by the country's Constitutional Court. The army says it needs to keep order and peace.

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U.S. Files Charges Against Chinese Officials Over Cyberspying

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

The Justice Department is accusing five Chinese government officials of using military and intelligence facilities to steal trade secrets from U.S. companies. China dismissed the charges as "made up."

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St. Louis Holds Competition To Attract Startups

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

The competition, called the Arch Grants, gives $50,000 to 20 young businesses. In exchange for the money, the winners will have to move their businesses to St. Louis.

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Malicious Software Probe Reveals Vast Criminal Network

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

Authorities have charged developers and users of RAT, a software program that makes spying on an individual's computer easy. Users can capture passwords and spy on people through laptop cameras.

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Keeping Watch On Ukraine As It Prepares To Elect A President

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

Hundreds of western observers are headed to Ukraine to monitor Sunday's presidential election. Russia appears content to let the vote go forward without interference.

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3rd U.S. Case Raises More Questions About MERS Virus

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

Federal health officials reported over the weekend that the virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, had spread from one person to another for the first time in the U.S.

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Foreclosure Overhaul Comes Too Slowly For Many Homeowners

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

The biggest U.S. banks are still foreclosing on homeowners who qualify for new loans, according to a coalition of non-profits. That's despite settlements aimed at preventing unnecessary foreclosures.

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How Big A Factor Will Obamacare Be In Midterm Elections?

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 4:09am

Voters are choosing congressional nominees in half-a-dozen state primaries on Tuesday. Those states run the gamut in their experience with the Affordable Care Act.

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Pope To Travel To Holy Land With Rabbi And Muslim Leader

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 2:33am

Pope Francis will head to the Middle East this week to preach peace and has asked two friends from Argentina to accompany him, Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Islamic studies professor Omar Abboud.

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Oklahoma's Latino Community Prepares For The Next Tornado

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 2:31am

A devastating series of tornadoes struck Oklahoma a year ago. Hispanics were among the hardest hit by the storms due a lack of preparedness and information available in Spanish.

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Rice Finds 'Purrfect' Angle To Recruit High School QB

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 6:05am

A recruiting letter was catnip to a high school football star in Texas. J.T. Granato said yes to Rice University after getting a pitch in the mail. It was addressed to Granato's beloved cat.

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Mosquito-Borne Breaking Bone Disease Spreads In Haiti

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 5:42am

Transmitted by mosquitoes, the chikungunya virus causes rash, fever and excruciating joint pain. It has no cure. The good news: It's rarely fatal. Epidemiologists say the virus is headed to the U.S.

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Why Reporting On Scientific Research May Warp Findings

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 5:35am

The pressure to publish original research can mean scientists are neglecting to verify the work of others. In its current issue, the Journal of Social Science is trying a different approach.

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Boy Tries To Win Over Girl With A Foul Ball

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 5:05am

During a Blue Jays/Rangers game, a boy catches a foul ball. He gives it to an older girl, who flashes a big smile. Video shows he gave her a ball he already had in his hand — he kept the foul ball.

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Tsunami Of Floodwaters Washes Across Balkans

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 4:24am

The worst rains and flooding in Serbia and Bosnia since record keeping began 120 years ago have killed dozens of people. For more, David Greene talks to the BBC's Guy Delauney.

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India's Next Prime Minister Ready To Act On Mandate

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 3:57am

With the BJP's surprising victory in India's elections last Friday, the country prepares to swear-in Narendra Modi as the new prime minister this week. Modi and the BJP wiped out a Congress party that had dominated Indian politics for all but a decade since the country gained freedom from British rule in 1947.

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Politics In The News

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 3:57am

A slate of primary races on Tuesday could reveal more about the direction of the Republican Party in this midterm election year.

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The Last Word In Business

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 3:57am

Renee Montagne and David Greene have the Last Word in business.

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