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Steven R. Nagel, Astronaut Who Flew on 4 Space Shuttles, Dies at 67

The New York Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:35pm
Mr. Nagel was on the Discovery in June 1985, the Challenger in October 1985, the Atlantis in April 1991 and the Columbia in April 1993.






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Women's Equality Day: More to do

POLITICO - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:31pm
President Obama points to the achievements of his own administration in advancing gender equality.
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Grain Piles Up, Waiting for a Ride, as Trains Move North Dakota Oil

The New York Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:30pm
Energy exploration in North Dakota is creating a crisis for farmers whose grain shipments have been held up by a vast new movement of oil by rail.






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A Marriage to Remember

The New York Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:30pm
In this short documentary, the filmmaker Banker White explores how Alzheimer’s disease has revealed the strength of his parents’ marriage.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Illinois: 2 Die in Explosion at Recycling Plant

The New York Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:21pm
Two people were killed Monday and one was injured when a mortar round exploded at a Granite City recycling plant, the police said.






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Judge Blocks a Local Pesticide Law in Hawaii

The New York Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:21pm
The local law, which concerned the use of pesticides and genetically modified crops on the island of Kauai, was disallowed.






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California senator declines luncheon invite over Tahmooressi jailing

FOX News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:04pm
A California senator has declined a luncheon to honor Mexican President Pena Nieto in light of the jailing of Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi.
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Netflix hits all-time high ahead of Emmys

CNBC - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:03pm
Netflix hit an all-time high of $485.30 earlier on Monday, before easing to close at $480.93, up 0.4 percent on the day.
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Cocaine-covered dollar bills spark investigation at bank in Monte Vista

FOX News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:53pm
A Monte Vista bank teller who reported tingly, numb fingers after accepting some wet dollar bills has prompted a federal investigation.
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Prosecutors dispute defense claim that Marathon bombing suspect can't get fair trial in Boston

FOX News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:50pm
Federal prosecutors are disputing arguments from lawyers for marathon bombing suspect Dzohkhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) that he cannot receive a fair trial in Boston.
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U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

The New York Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:48pm
The Department of Defense has identified 2,330 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.






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National Briefing | South: Virginia: Soldier Kills Herself at Fort Lee

The New York Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:45pm
A soldier died Monday after barricading herself in an office and shooting herself at Fort Lee.
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Harried Travelers Take the Bus

The New York Times - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:45pm
Executive buses with amenities like leather seats, beverage service and Wi-Fi are becoming alternatives to flying or driving between cities.
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Occupants of Amish horse-drawn buggy robbed of wallets after van forced vehicle to stop

FOX News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:42pm
Police in say someone forced an Amish horse and buggy off a central Pennsylvania road to pull an armed robbery.
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Watch Tuesday's show!

CNN - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:10pm
August 26, 2014
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Kaine: Congress must vote on Iraq

POLITICO - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:05pm
He calls for congressional action, but few lawmakers likely support the idea close to an election.
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VA details vast changes to speed care

CNBC - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 6:59pm
The Department of Veterans Affairs promised changes in prepared remarks to an inspector general's. USA Today reports.
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Gartman reveals crude oil, nat gas plays

CNBC - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 6:58pm
WTI could fall even further, but natural gas looks attractive, commodities expert Dennis Gartman says.
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Geopolitical pressure could return

CNBC - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 6:57pm
Traders are watching to see if the S&P 500 can close above 2,000 Tuesday, as a meeting between Russia and Ukraine could be a wild card.
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Bob McDonnell's courtroom combat

POLITICO - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 6:37pm
His political career may be over, but McDonnell's sparring on the stand proves he can go toe-to-toe.
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