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U.S. Responsible For Paris Terror Attacks, Russian TV Network Says

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 4:03am

A Russian TV station has broadcast an unchallenged claim that the terrorist attacks in Paris were the work of U.S. intelligence agencies.

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Miami Rejects Hosting Cuban Consulate, But Tampa Wants It

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 4:03am

In anticipation of talks to re-establish diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba, Miami officials say they don't want a Cuban Consulate. In Tampa, though, officials say they'd welcome it.

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Homeland Security Budget Caught Up In Immigration Politics

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 4:03am

The House is set to pass a $40 billion spending bill that pays for the Department of Homeland Security to the end of the budget year — but also invalidates President Obama's executive actions on deportations.

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Tough Attorney General Pick Loretta Lynch Vies For Senate Confirmation

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 4:03am

Lynch grew up in a state where her parents fought for the vote. She could be the first black woman, and mom, to lead the Justice Department.

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Indiana's Veterans Service Officers Help Vets Get More Benefits

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:18am

Veterans Service Officers often help veterans successfully navigate the complicated benefits process. But not all vets in Indiana know about VSOs or have access to them.

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North Carolina Rethinks The Common Core

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:17am

Some states have been quick to drop the new national academic standards — but North Carolina is taking its time before deciding the Common Core's future in 2015.

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Ads Say 'No More' To Domestic Violence, But Will Audience Listen?

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:16am

If you watched any football over the weekend, you likely saw an ad from the "No More" campaign. The idea is to raise awareness about domestic violence — and to bolster the NFL's image.

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Health Insurance Startup Collapses In Iowa

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:16am

Obamacare provided billions in seed money to help establish insurance companies called co-ops. One of the biggest has now gone under, and its state overseer is telling clients to switch carriers.

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Not So Wicked Smaht: Boston's Olympic Hopes

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:15am

The city is excited to be in the running to host the 2024 Summer Games. Commentator Frank Deford counts the many ways Boston will be a big loser if it wins.

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In Brazil, A Once-High-Flying Economy Takes A Tumble

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:14am

A few years ago amid a global recession, Brazil was the darling of the financial markets. But last year, the country barely avoided recession. Prices are soaring, and investors are looking elsewhere.

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For S.C.'s Poet Laureate, An Inauguration Poem Without An Inaugural Audience

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 2:13am

State officials say they cut Marjory Wentworth's two-minute poem for time, but many residents say it was the mention of the state's history with slavery that got it tossed.

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NASCAR's Kurt Busch Testifies That Ex-Girlfriend Is An Assassin

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 8:50pm

Race car driver Kurt Busch and others told a Dover, Del., court this week that his former girlfriend, Patricia Driscoll, is an assassin. Driscoll did not deny the claims.

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