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Teen OK After Riding In Wheel Well Of Hawaii Jet

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:33am

Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

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First Listen: Pixies, 'Indie Cindy'

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:30am

As assembled here, the songs on Indie Cindy form a worthwhile, frequently terrific document of a band forever in transition, even in middle age. It's music born out of chaos, same as it ever was.

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Live Blog: The 118th Running Of The Boston Marathon

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:29am

The twin bombings of 2013 cast a long shadow on the event. Still, a field of 36,000 is hitting the streets of Boston to participate in the oldest and most prestigious marathon in the world.

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Birch Communications Buying Cbeyond For $323M

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:23am

Birch Communications buying Cbeyond for $323M

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Poll: Big Bang A Big Question For Most Americans

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:23am

Poll: Big Bang a big question for most Americans

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Shirley, This Is The Dawn Of A New 'Mad Men'

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:21am

Sunday night's episode capitalized at last on the show's notoriously ambivalent, slow-burning approach to paying any attention to race.

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Uganda Suspends Athletics Coach Over Sex Abuse

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:13am

Uganda suspends athletics coach over sex abuse

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David Baldacci Hits 'The Target' With New Thriller

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:13am

David Baldacci hits 'The Target' with new thriller

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Why Are Americans Obsessed With Missing Plane?

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 8:13am

Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

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Book News: 'Rabbit-Proof Fence' Author Doris Pilkington Garimara Dies

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:34am

Also: a poem by Michele Glazer; the best books coming out this week.

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Florida Proposes New Rules Regarding Alligators

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:28am

A state commission proposed a ban on selling stuffed baby alligators in "unnatural positions." It's designed to discourage baby gator hunting. If passed, no more little gators waving on a surfboard.

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Palestinians Meet In Gaza For Reconciliation Talks

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:23am

Palestinians meet in Gaza for reconciliation talks

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Miss America Asks School To Reconsider Student's Punishment

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:16am

When Miss America visited Patrick Farves high school, he asked her to the prom. She can't go, and the school punished him for asking. But she reportedly asked the school to rethink the suspension.

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Hasbro Posts 1Q Profit, Sales Of Girls' Toys Rise

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:13am

Hasbro posts 1Q profit, sales of girls' toys rise

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Syria To Hold Presidential Election On June 3

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:13am

Syria to hold presidential election on June 3

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APNewsBreak: Africa Land Grabs Endanger Elephants

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:13am

APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants

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Sherpas Consider Boycott After Everest Disaster

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:03am

Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster

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The Boston Marathon Through The Eyes Of Two Men Who Love It

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:56am

The 117-year-old road race is full of lore and rich with history. We talk to two men who likely know the marathon better than anyone else on the course today.

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It's Time To Run Again In Boston: Here's The Schedule

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:53am

More than 36,000 runners and an estimated 1 million spectators are going to be on and along the streets for the 118th marathon — the first since last year's bombings.

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Honda Introduces Asimo To North America

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 5:50am

Asimo is Honda's latest humanoid robot. This one, the third version, is more life-like than previous models.

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