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Beyond 8 million: Obamacare math

POLITICO - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 7:04am
The exchanges aren't the only way that people can get covered under the Affordable Care Act.
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Inside the California drought's effect on food prices

CNBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 6:00am
American consumers are likely to feel more of a financial pinch, courtesy of California's drought.
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The cornucopia of higher food prices

CNBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 6:00am
Use our interactive map to find out the cities hardest hit by rapidly rising food costs.
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Remains found inside truck may solve 35-year-old Texas cold case

FOX News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 3:56am
Nearly 35 years after a North Texas woman vanished after an argument with her husband, authorities have found skeletal remains believed to be those of the woman inside a pickup truck recovered from a lake.
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Man pleads guilty in case of All Nippon Airways flight diverted to Anchorage

FOX News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 3:06am
A 38-year-old man arrested after what was described as unruly behavior that caused a Tokyo to New York flight to be diverted to Anchorage has pleaded guilty to interfering with a flight crew.
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Autopsy to ID dead boy; body fits description of missing Massachusetts 5-year-old

FOX News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 2:50am
All authorities are saying for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway in central Massachusetts.
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Search for MH370 black box could finish soon

CNBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 2:25am
Australian officials said the underwater search for the black box from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 could be completed soon.
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Lurching landslide splits Wyoming home in two, threatens to come down in huge pieces

FOX News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 2:16am
A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.
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USPS worker allegedly takes disability, goes fishing

FOX News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 1:40am
A former U.S. Postal Service employee in Anchorage was arraigned Friday on charges he accepted at least $334,000 in disability and worker's comp payments while he spent his summers fishing.
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Snowden Defends Query to Putin on Surveillance

The New York Times - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:52am
Edward J. Snowden insisted that he had been trying to hold Russia’s government to account over its surveillance practices, as he did with the Obama administration.






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US plans military drills in Eastern Europe

CNBC - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 12:00am
The U.S. plans small ground-force exercises amid Russia's military operations in and near Ukraine.
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Man from Los Angeles Times building in police custody after reports of shooting threat inside

FOX News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:43pm
Police have taken a man into custody inside the Los Angeles Times building after reports of a shooting threat.
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Man detained in LAT building incident

POLITICO - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:34pm
The Times says a woman reported that her co-worker had shown her a bag of bullets.
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National Briefing | Plains: Kansas: First Lady’s Visit Draws Criticism

The New York Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:06pm
Some Topeka high school students and their parents said they would rather keep their graduation day just a family affair, and not include Michelle Obama.






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National Briefing | Plains: Oklahoma: Courts Spar Over Inmates’ Suit

The New York Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:06pm
The State Court of Criminal Appeals denied a stay on Friday for two death row inmates, saying it did not have jurisdiction — even though the State Supreme Court says it does.






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National Briefing | West: California: A Little More Water Will Flow

The New York Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:06pm
Water cutbacks for drought-stricken farmers and cities will be eased somewhat, due to recent rain and snow, officials announced Friday.






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U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

The New York Times - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:00pm
The Department of Defense has identified 2,302 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.






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Companies ditch U.S. roots

POLITICO - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:57pm
POLITICO Pro Report: Walgreens might be leaving the country for the Swiss Alps.
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How the US made its Putin problem worse

CNBC - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:52pm
Officials from the Bush and Obama administrations said American officials initially overestimated their potential areas of cooperation with Putin.
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Flyaway owl from Tacoma zoo captured in nearby park, hungry but safe

FOX News - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:31pm
Officials at a Tacoma, Wash., zoo say a trained Eurasian eagle owl that got spooked and flew off into a nearby park has been spotted and captured.
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