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Court Sides With US In Cell-Tracking Records Case

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 5:43pm

Court sides with US in cell-tracking records case

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Chelsea Clinton To Receive Doctorate From Oxford

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 5:33pm

Chelsea Clinton to receive doctorate from Oxford

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Ex-Blackwater Guard Indicted On Murder Charge

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 5:33pm

Ex-Blackwater guard indicted on murder charge

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Judge Strikes Down Arkansas Ban On Gay Marriage

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 5:27pm

The move clears the way for gay couples to wed in the state. Democratic Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's office is expected to appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court.

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US Oil Price Flat For Week

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:23pm

US oil price flat for week

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Europeans Are Getting Fatter, Just Like Americans

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:14pm

A huge number of adults in Europe will be obese or overweight by 2030, a study predicts. Ireland has the dubious honor of leading the way.

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'Bionic Woman' Producer Nancy Malone Dies At 79

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:13pm

'Bionic Woman' producer Nancy Malone dies at 79

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Lawyers Denounce Marine Corps Raid On Offices

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:13pm

Lawyers denounce Marine Corps raid on offices

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Home-Wrecker: Woman Doesn't Like Neighbors, Demolishes Their Home

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:11pm

Ana Maria Moreta Folch said she was doing her neighborhood in St. Johns County, Fla., a favor. She was charged with criminal mischief, a third-degree felony, and released on $10,000 bail.

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Ana Tijoux: Music And Motherhood

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:07pm

Chilean lyricist, rapper and mother Ana Tijoux talks about giving birth to her daughter Emilia. The experience left an impact: the writing on her third studio album, Vengo.

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A Mother of "Deportation Orphans"

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:07pm

Reporter Jordana Gustafson profiles a mother who's been deported to Tijuana, Mexico, while her U.S.-born children stay home in Oregon.

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Domestic Violence and Pets

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:07pm

Hundreds of domestic violence shelters nationwide struggle to shelter women who have pets. Latino USA's Camilo Vargas heads to a New York City shelter that lets women stay with their animals.

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Jesusita's Story

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:07pm

During the Mexican Revolution, Maria de Jesus Mendias had to flee Mexico for Texas. Her daughter and granddaughter recount her story.

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Latino Parents and Education

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 4:07pm

Black and Latino students perform substantially less well than their white counterparts. Two educators talk about the achievement gap and how schools can bring cultural understanding into classrooms.

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Not-So-Social Media: Why People Have Stopped Talking On Phones

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 2:37pm

There was a time when teens would spend hours on the phone gabbing with friends. Now, that's the stodgiest behavior imaginable. Even for older people, a ringing phone is an unwanted intrusion.

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Rachel Z On Piano Jazz

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 2:34pm

Rachel Z performs original pieces, including "Gently Sleeps the Pear Tree" and "Artemisia," and duets with host Marian McPartland in "Autumn Leaves."

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US Speedskating Vows Major Chances Heading To 2018

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 2:33pm

US Speedskating vows major chances heading to 2018

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Congressman Requests Hearing On Redskins Name

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 2:33pm

Congressman requests hearing on Redskins name

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Fla. Mom Lashes Out During Trial For Killing Teens

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 2:33pm

Fla. mom lashes out during trial for killing teens

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NFL Draft Shatters Viewership Record

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 2:23pm

NFL draft shatters viewership record

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