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Cuomo's slow-mo disaster

POLITICO - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 9:11pm
Opinion: The New York governor is in deeper legal trouble than he realizes.
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A Mother Lifts Her Son, Slowly, From Heroin’s Abyss

The New York Times - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 9:05pm
Most people who overdose on heroin either die or fully recover, but a 17-year-old plunged into a state that was neither dead nor functional.

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Ebola May Pose Little Threat to U.S., but It Looms Large on Twitter

The New York Times - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 8:54pm
It is the vividness of a perceived threat, rather than the threat’s true potency, that plays the bigger role in the potential to spread through social media, researchers find.
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News Analysis: Judge in N.C.A.A. Case Known as Evenhanded

The New York Times - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 8:32pm
Judge Claudia Wilken, who issued the landmark ruling in what is known as the O’Bannon case, has a low public profile and a reputation for intelligence, curiosity and evenhandedness.
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In Atlanta, Jury Selection Is Set to Begin in Test Scandal

The New York Times - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 8:10pm
Twelve former public school employees are accused of conspiring to alter and boost students’ standardized test scores.

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Watch Monday's show!

CNN - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 8:05pm
August 11, 2014
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Police Say Mike Brown Was Killed After Struggle for Gun in St. Louis Suburb

The New York Times - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 7:55pm
The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager Saturday by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb was met with outrage and skepticism in the largely African-American community.

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In Virginia Trial of McDonnell and Wife, an Imposing Judge Sets the Pace

The New York Times - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 7:25pm
Judge James R. Spencer’s exasperated, acerbic and often late-in-the-day rebukes of jurors, witnesses and lawyers make him a policing force during a criminal corruption trial of former Gov. Robert McDonnell.

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GOP, DOJ duel on migrants' legal aid

POLITICO - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 7:22pm
Republicans strip out money for attorneys representing undocumented children.
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The Media Equation: Media Companies Spin Off Newspapers, to Uncertain Futures

The New York Times - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 6:57pm
The persistent financial demands of Wall Street have trumped the informational needs of Main Street. Print has become too much of a drag on earnings, so media companies are dividing back up and print is being kicked to the curb.
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Special forces loyal to Maliki deploy

CNBC - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 6:37pm
Special forces loyal to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki were deployed on Sunday night in strategic areas of Baghdad.
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Critic’s Notebook: Detroit Jit, a ’70s Street Dance Reborn and Revved Up

The New York Times - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 6:26pm
The street dance Detroit Jit, like Memphis jookin, features top-speed movement of the feet and evolved in part from hip-hop.
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Kinder Morgan to revamp in $70B deal

CNBC - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 6:10pm
Kinder Morgan is bringing its units under one roof in a $70 billion deal that reshapes the oil and gas pipeline company.
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The Smithsonian Engages in Some Friendly Competition

The New York Times - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 5:58pm
The Smithsonian Summer Showdown has brought out both a competitive and a sassy streak in the normally sober-minded specialists charged with caring for the nation’s heirlooms.
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24 rescued from stuck Maryland roller coaster

FOX News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 5:38pm
Authorities say 24 people stranded on a roller coaster have been rescued from near the top of the ride at Six Flags America in Maryland.
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Sheriff: Investigation disproves claim by woman, 18, that she was abducted along Michigan road

FOX News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 5:25pm
Southeastern Michigan authorities are closing an investigation of an 18-year-old woman's claim she was abducted along a road and held hostage for 16 hours, saying it never happened.
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New cease-fire in Gaza

POLITICO - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 4:24pm
It's the second time in less than a week that both sides have agreed to Egyptian mediation.
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Missionaries returning to US after working with Ebola patients to be quarantined

FOX News - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 4:21pm
Missionaries returning to the United States after working with patients infected with Ebola will be put in quarantine and monitored, health officials said Sunday.
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Erdogan vows reconciliation after win

CNBC - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 4:08pm
Tayyip Erdogan secured his place as Turkey's first directly elected head of state, taking him a step closer to the presidential system he covets.
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Gas prices continue to fall: Lundberg

CNBC - Sun, 08/10/2014 - 3:52pm
The price of a gallon of gas in the U.S. fell in the past two weeks as crude prices have continued a broad decline.
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