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The Florida Church Whose Worshipers Are All Tourists

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:39am

The Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe has no permanent members, but it's hosting tens of thousands of worshipers today – it's across the street from Walt Disney World.

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Fracking Foes Cringe As Unions Back Drilling Boom

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:33am

Fracking foes cringe as unions back drilling boom

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Harper Back In Nationals Lineup After Benching

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:23am

Harper back in Nationals lineup after benching

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Woman Reunited With Dog, TV Snatched On 1st Date

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:13am

Woman reunited with dog, TV snatched on 1st date

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Wawrinka Beats Federer To Win Monte Carlo Masters

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:13am

Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters

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Abdullah's Lead Grows In New Afghan Vote Results

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:13am

Abdullah's lead grows in new Afghan vote results

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Malaysia, Flight 370 Relatives Talk Financial Help

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 11:03am

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

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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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