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A Witness To The Bombing, A Nurse Returns To Boston As A Runner

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:47am

Amelia Nelson was a volunteer nurse at the finish line of last year's Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. This year, she's back, and running for those who no longer can.

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'Hurricane' Carter Dies; Boxer Was Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:31am

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former boxing champion who served nearly 20 years in prison, has died of prostate cancer. Carter's story inspired a Bob Dylan protest song; he was 76.

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This May Be Rogue Parishioners' Last Easter In Closed Church

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:28am

Ten years after sneaking into a church slated for closing, parishioners at Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church maintain a 24-hour vigil in attempt to keep their house of worship open.

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In West Bank, Teen Offenders Face Different Fates

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:23am

In West Bank, teen offenders face different fates

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Construction Frenzy In Beirut Alters City Skyline

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:13am

Construction frenzy in Beirut alters city skyline

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Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter Dies At 76

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:13am

Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

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Google Frecking: The Week In Pandas

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:13am

Based on Google Alerts, a snapshot of pandas in black-and-white. In the here-and-now.

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Miss America: Rethink Suspension Over Prom Query

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:03am

Miss America: Rethink suspension over prom query

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Lawmakers Call For Tighter Sanctions On Russia

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:03am

Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

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Probe Could Complicate Rick Perry's Prospects

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:43am

Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects

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AP Top News At 10:42 A.m. EDT

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:43am

AP Top News at 10:42 a.m. EDT

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Daniel Radcliffe's 'Crippled' Role Reaches Out To The Remote

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:36am

Harry Potter no longer, Daniel Radcliffe spends considerable time devoted to the stage. His latest Broadway role is in the Cripple of Inishmaan, a dark comedy about an isolated Irish community.

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Ukraine: Deadly Gunfight Rattles Easter Truce

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:34am

The shootout took place at a checkpoint near Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian militants have held a government building since last week.

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APNewsBreak: Africa Land Grabs Endanger Elephants

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 8:03am

APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants

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Vettel Asked To Make Way For Teammate Again

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 7:53am

Vettel asked to make way for teammate again

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GOP Making Bold Play For US Senate Seat In Oregon

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 7:53am

GOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon

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New Portrait Unveiled For British Queen's Birthday

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 7:43am

New portrait unveiled for British queen's birthday

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Pope Francis Leads Easter Mass For Thousands

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 7:41am

The pope gave his traditional Easter blessing before a large crowd in St. Peter's Square; he also called for help for people who are living in desperate conditions.

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GM Boosting China Production Capacity To 5 Million

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 7:23am

GM boosting China production capacity to 5 million

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Dealer Wanted In US For Art Fraud Nabbed In Spain

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 7:13am

Dealer wanted in US for art fraud nabbed in Spain

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