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The Man Who Would Own All The World's 'Speed' — But Only On VHS

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 4:14pm

Ryan Beitz has a goal: Collect every VHS copy of the movie Speed known to man. He has over 500 of them now, he says. But the man pushes on, scouring the earth for more.

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'X-Men' Director Calls Sex-Abuse Suit A Shakedown

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 4:13pm

'X-Men' director calls sex-abuse suit a shakedown

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Pine Tar, Vaseline, Spit All Part Of Baseball

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 4:13pm

Pine tar, Vaseline, spit all part of baseball

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Amazon 1st Quarter Net Income Jumps

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 4:13pm

Amazon 1st quarter net income jumps

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Tracing One Life, Lost In The Desert

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 4:08pm

Who Is Dayani Cristal?, a documentary narrated by actor Gael Garcia Bernal, examines the journey that costs many migrants to the United States their lives.

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Navy Probes Report Of Gunman At San Diego Base

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:33pm

Navy probes report of gunman at San Diego base

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Tech Giants Pony Up Cash To Help Prevent Another Heartbleed

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:30pm

Google, Intel and others say they will now financially support the open-source software that encrypts much of the traffic on the Internet. The effort follows the discovery of a key security flaw.

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Lions Like Caldwell's Cool, Calm, Collected Style

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:23pm

Lions like Caldwell's cool, calm, collected style

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Microsoft 3Q Earnings Beat Street Expectations

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:23pm

Microsoft 3Q earnings beat Street expectations

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Internet Freedom Debate Stokes Rivalry Between Turkey's Top Two

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

Turkey has been roiled by street protests, a Twitter ban controversy and, most recently, a growing rivalry between the ruling party's top two figures, the president and prime minister.

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NCAA Directors Decide To Allow More Freedom To Wealthier Schools

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

Major changes are expected for the NCAA, whose board meets Thursday. Directors will consider giving the five power conferences more autonomy, as well as changing the way scholarships are administered.

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Despite Popularity, Mysteries Of E-Cigarettes Persist

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, explains the new research on e-cigarettes and offers his take on new regulations proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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With New E-Cigarette Rules, FDA Hopes To Tame A 'Wild, Wild West'

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

The Food and Drug Administration is proposing to expand its regulatory powers to e-cigarettes and other popular products containing nicotine.

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Report Decries A Cozy Relationship Shared By DHS And Watchdog

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

A Senate panel released a report Thursday that criticizes the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security. It accuses him of repeatedly compromising his independence.

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What Do Net Neutrality Rules Mean For Web Users?

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

Tim Wu, a law professor at Columbia University, coined the phrase "net neutrality." He discusses how the Federal Communications Commission's proposed changes could affect the average consumer.

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Firefights And Fallen Separatists, As Ukraine Offensive Advances

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

Early Thursday morning, the Ukrainian military moved into towns held by militants. Firefights and casualties have been reported at a number of different locations.

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In Answer To Palestinian Unity, Israelis Step Away From Peace Talks

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

The Israeli government suspended peace talks with Palestinians, citing a unity agreement announced Wednesday by Palestinian leadership. The Israeli security cabinet came to the decision unanimously, angered by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's decision to end a seven-year schism with the Hamas movement.

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CIA Acts In Syria, Slipping Weapons To Rebels In Secret

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

As diplomatic talks in Geneva have failed to resolve the three-year-old civil war in Syria, the U.S. is undertaking a new covert program to send weapons in support of rebel forces there.

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Chemical Weapons Deadline May Be Met, But Results In Syria Are Mixed

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

Syria will likely meet an upcoming deadline to hand over its declared chemical weapons. But the agreement seems to have emboldened the Syrian regime to use other brutal tactics, including a chemical not covered by the deal.

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An Eater's-Eye View Of Literature's Most Iconic Meals

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 3:15pm

With intricately composed photographs, designer Dinah Fried puts readers at the table for 50 of her favorite literary spreads. Her new book is called Fictitious Dishes.

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