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Ga. father charged with murder did Internet search on kids dying in cars, warrant says

FOX News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 6:41pm
A Georgia man charged with murder after his 22-month-old son died in a hot SUV searched online for information about kids dying in cars and told police he feared it could happen, according to documents released Saturday as the boy's family held his funeral in Alabama.
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Creeping Up on Unsuspecting Shores: The Great Lakes, in a Welcome Turnaround

The New York Times - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 6:41pm
Scientists attribute the resurgence of water levels to an unusually cold winter that limited evaporation as well as heavy precipitation in the winter and spring.

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Father of Man Who Killed 6 Says Son Hid Mental Illness

The New York Times - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 6:25pm
Peter Rodger, whose son, Elliot, killed six people near the University of California, Santa Barbara, said he wants to help others recognize warning signs.

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NASA tests Mars 'flying saucer'

POLITICO - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 6:00pm
NASA's $150 million experimental flight tests a novel vehicle and a giant parachute for space travel.
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In Home Loans, Subprime Fades as a Dirty Word

The New York Times - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 6:00pm
Facing a tight credit market, homebuyers are turning to a safer version of the subprime mortgage, a culprit of the 2008 housing crash.
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Benghazi killings suspect Ahmed Abu Khatallah pleads not guilty in U.S.

CNN - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 5:54pm
The man the U.S. accuses of being the ringleader in the 2012 attack on the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, pleaded not guilty during a brief appearance in federal court.
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Southwest Airlines co-founder dead at 83

CNBC - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 5:14pm
Rollin King, co-founder of the affordable carrier Southwest Airlines, has died at age 83, the airline said on Saturday.
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GM crash victim payment plan won't have limit

CNBC - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 4:58pm
When Kenneth Feinberg announces the terms of General Motors' plan to pay victims of crashes caused by bad ignition switches, he'll have an open wallet.
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Recoup retirement losses in 3 steps

CNBC - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 4:50pm
Whether retirees' nest eggs are full, emptied or never feathered, three steps can put some wind beneath their financial wings.
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Iowa GOP replaces party chairman

POLITICO - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 4:31pm
Danny Carroll is removed after a 14-2 no confidence vote by the party's central committee.
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Mom: SWAT team blew a hole in my toddler

CNN - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 4:15pm
A Georgia mother claims a SWAT team threw a flash-bang grenade in her son's crib during a raid and has not apologized.
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Cuomo Plan Seeks to End New York’s AIDS Epidemic

The New York Times - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 4:14pm
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said he would announce on Sunday a plan for more-aggressive testing and treatment, a result of months of negotiations with AIDS activists.
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Benghazi suspect cooperates

POLITICO - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 3:58pm
Khatallah enters a not guilty plea after traveling across the Atlantic aboard a U.S. Navy ship.
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Denham presses GOP on immigration

POLITICO - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 3:38pm
The California Republican says immigration reform is not dead this year.
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Opinion: Why Teenagers Act Crazy

The New York Times - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 3:28pm
It’s not their fault. It’s all in the timing of brain development.
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Opinion: Remembering Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson

The New York Times - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 2:30pm
Millions of Jews followed the Rebbe, who had a belief in the importance of the individual act.
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Op-Ed Columnist: Stopping Campus Rape

The New York Times - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 2:30pm
There are changes colleges could make in campus life that would address the root causes of sexual assaults.

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How to avoid estate plan, will errors

CNBC - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 2:00pm
Consumers who use an advisor as their intermediary can avoid the most common estate-planning and last will and testament errors.
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Woman accused of spraying child with pesticide

FOX News - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 1:13pm
A 60-year-old California woman is facing child cruelty charges after police say she sprayed a 7-year-old neighbor in the face with a poisonous pesticide.
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American Apparel adopts plan to thwart ousted CEO

CNBC - Sat, 06/28/2014 - 1:02pm
American Apparel has adopted a shareholder rights plan a day after its ousted CEO Dov Charney made a bid to increase his control of the clothing chain.
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