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Thanksgiving Travelers Will Need An Extra Helping Of Patience

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

Get ready for bumper-to-bumper traffic, overcrowded airports, long lines and very little personal space on trains, planes and buses. This week is expected to be the busiest travel week of the year.

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Ferguson Grand Jury Testimony Made Public

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

In compliance with Missouri's sunshine law, documents in the Michael Brown shooting case have been released — including the transcript of officer Darren Wilson's testimony and the coroner's report.

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New Bird Species Sings Sweetly In Sulawesi

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

Birds are one of the most widely studied forms of life on the planet. And, there are still new species out there to discover — as one young researcher found recently in a forest in Indonesia.

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White House To Find Successor To Defense Secretary Hagel

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation on Monday. He will stay on until his replacement is found. Why did Hagel resign, and what does it mean for the Obama administration's policies?

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Officer Fatally Shoots Cleveland Boy Brandishing Fake Gun

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

A Cleveland police officer shot and killed a 12-year-old boy who had an air pistol. It's not the first such death in the city in recent years, and it sparked a number of peaceful protests.

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Protests Rock Ferguson After Officer Isn't Indicted In Brown's Death

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

After the grand jury's verdict was announced on Monday, protesters took to the streets in the St. Louis suburb. The white police officer will not face charges in 18-year-old Michael Brown's death.

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Magazine Sheds Light On Allegations Of Rape Culture At UVA

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

In an issue of Rolling Stone, a female freshman claimed she was raped by seven men at the prestigious Phi Kappa Psi fraternity in 2012. The University of Virginia's governing board meets Tuesday.

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Britain To Announce Sweeping Counterterrorism Legislation

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

The British government plans to introduce measures it says will help authorities combat terrorism. The proposed legislation includes a ban on insurance companies covering the cost of ransom demands.

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Critics Say Obama's Immigration Plan Creates Path To Citizenship

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

Instead, it offers undocumented immigrants a deferral from the threat of deportation. David Greene talks to Dan Tichenor, author of Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America.

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What's Preventing A Nuclear Deal With Iran?

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

Renee Montagne talks to Hooman Majd, an Iranian-American journalist, who writes extensively about Iran. An interim deal between Iran and Western powers was struck more than a year ago.

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Kerry Urges Congress To Ease Up On Iran Nuclear Negotiators

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

Secretary of State John Kerry is urging lawmakers to give diplomats some more time to negotiate a final nuclear deal with Iran. Republicans are skeptical of the administration's overtures to Tehran.

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Protests, Fires Follow Announcement Of Ferguson Grand Jury's Decision

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

A grand jury did not indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for any crimes related to the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August. Public reaction was both swift and mixed.

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As Ebola Ping-Pongs In Liberia, Cases Disappear Into The Jungle

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:51am

A woman is thought to be spreading Ebola in a remote village. So health workers spend four hours trekking through the bush to track her down. By the time they make it, it's too late.

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Plan To Use Gulf Oil Spill Funds For Beach Hotel Stirs Debate

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 2:51am

Environmentalists are suing to stop Alabama from using nearly $60 million in BP oil spill recovery funds to build a new hotel on the beach. The project is one of dozens underway across the region.

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Ferguson Businesses Burn, Crowds Confront Police In Overnight Chaos

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 1:26am

Vandalism and violence broke out in pockets of St. Louis County in the tense hours following a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

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Want A Calorie Count With That? FDA Issues New Rules For Restaurants

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:34pm

Years in the making, the new rules will require chain restaurants with 20 or more locations to post calorie information on their menus. Even movie theaters and vending machines are covered.

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Obama Discusses Ferguson Jury Decision In Michael Brown Case

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 9:09pm

President Obama will speak less than an hour after it was announced that a grand jury found "no probable cause exists" for an indictment against police officer Darren Wilson in Michael Brown's death.

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Honda Says It Failed To Report Over 1,700 Deaths And Injuries

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:31pm

The under-reporting started in 2003. The automaker could face a fine from U.S. regulators of up to $35 million.

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Missouri Gov. To Address Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson Case

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 5:24pm

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to hold a press conference about the grand jury decision in the investigation of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Prosecutor To Announce Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson, Mo.

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:46pm

A grand jury in St. Louis County has reached a decision on whether to indict Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.

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