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Top Adviser: White House Will Look Past Congress On Paid Leave, Other Issues

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:25pm

In the latest installment of View From The Top, we sit down with Valery Jarrett, one of President Obama's closest confidants.

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China's Neighbors See Mischief In What's Happening At Disputed Reef

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:17pm

Satellite imagery of a coral atoll in the South China Sea shows the reef is growing. A U.S. military official likens Beijing's land reclamation to building a "great wall of sand."

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Police Ask For Charges Against Five Women Activists Detained In China

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:12pm

The women were arrested last month for organizing protests against sexual harassment. Many fear the crackdown could continue.

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Police Dashcam Video Expected As Soon As Today

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:06pm

Investigators in North Charleston, S.C. are expected to release police dashcam video in the shooting death of a black motorist.

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Rediscovering The Wonder Of Air Travel

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:52am

Flying has become commonplace, but a new documentary aims to reacquaint us with the magic of airplanes.

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Chinese TV Star Apologizes For Remarks Critical Of Mao

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:51am

Bi Fujian, one of the country's most popular television presenters, recently ran afoul of his employer, state-run CCTV, for a parody song he performed at a private banquet.

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Sea Lions, Bison And Sharks, Oh My!

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:45am

Hundreds of sea lions are sick, there is a new population of bison and there is a massive presence of sharks in Florida waters.

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Week In Sports: From Tiger Woods' Return To NFL's First Female Official

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:40am

The Masters is underway in Augusta, Georgia, the NFL has hired its first-ever female official and the NBA playoffs are approaching.

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On Death Penalty For Boston Bomber, Survivors Have Mixed Feelings

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:33am

The Boston Marathon bombing trial now moves into the second phase, after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all 30 charges.

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When Money Is Tight, FLIP Helps Some College Students Stay In School

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:20am

A group called First Generation Low Income Partnership is helping to make sure low-income Columbia students don't go hungry.

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Controversial California Vaccine Bill Clears First Hurdle

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:12am

The bill would eliminate waivers for religious and personal beliefs, and only allow exemptions for children with health problems.

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Fried Neckbones With Sazón: An Ode To Latin Soul

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 11:03am

Alt.Latino spins essential Latin soul records and showcases new artists who are continuing the tradition in Puerto Rico, Colombia, Miami and points beyond.

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Officer In S.C. Shooting Previously Accused Of Using Excessive Force

Thu, 04/09/2015 - 10:55am

An inquiry exonerated Michael Slager of claims he used excessive force against an unarmed man he thought was a suspect. Slager was charged with murder this week for killing an unarmed man.

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