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Hundreds of volunteers search for missing University of Virginia student

FOX News - 2 hours 29 min ago
Nearly 1,000 volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus Saturday to search for a sophomore who disappeared a week ago.
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U.S. Criticizes Efforts to Intimidate Times Reporter in Turkey

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 11:49pm
The correspondent has been attacked online and denounced as a traitor after publication of an article about Islamic State recruiting in Turkey.

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Pope chooses Blase Cupich for Chicago archbishop

FOX News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:44pm
As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.
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Breach Prompts Review of White House Security

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:14pm
After a Texas man with a knife made it into the entrance of the first family’s residence, the Secret Service said there would be increased patrols and surveillance while the episode was scrutinized.

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Democrats Pin Senate Hopes on a Kansan

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 9:17pm
The Senate race in Kansas has become the most scrutinized contest in the country, with Republicans scrambling to protect the incumbent and Democrats putting their hopes on an independent.

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G.M. Recalls Impalas and Cadillacs Over Risk of Brake Fires

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 8:23pm
The parking brake on the affected vehicles may remain partly engaged, causing the pads to generate enough heat to cause a fire.

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Manhunt Continues in Killing of Pennsylvania Trooper

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 8:02pm
Authorities donned bulletproof vests and gathered heavy rifles before fanning out in search of Eric Frein.

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Clinton to host Brown fundraiser

POLITICO - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 7:55pm
The Maryland Democrat could be a key ally if Clinton runs in 2016.
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Hawaii lava flow on Big Island has slowed considerably as it approaches rural homes

FOX News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 7:37pm
Scientists say lava creeping toward rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island is slowing down.
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5 inmates escape from California jail

FOX News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 7:12pm
Five inmates are on the loose after escaping from a California jail.
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Outside GOP group targets women

POLITICO - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 7:05pm
Americans for Shared Prosperity wants to change the way the GOP reaches women voters.
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Many Veterans Adapt to a Strange World, One With Walls

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 6:40pm
A national effort to eliminate homelessness among veterans has made significant strides, finding places for 51,000. The program’s future, however, is in doubt.

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Brighton animal control officers seize 69 cats from deplorable trailer

FOX News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 5:53pm
Authorities say they have seized at least 69 cats from the deplorable conditions of a Brighton trailer.
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Manufacturing in Ohio seeing growth

CNBC - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 5:42pm
While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.
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Calif. economy endures nature's wrath

CNBC - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 5:00pm
The impact of nature's wrath is being felt unevenly in California, but economists say the state's economy won't suffer overall.
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Authorities searching for 5 inmates who fled from the Madera County jail in Central California

FOX News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 4:44pm
Authorities in Central California are on the hunt for five inmates who have escaped a correctional facility.
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U.S. Suspects More Direct Threats Beyond ISIS

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 4:39pm
A Syrian group led by a former member of Osama bin Laden’s inner circle is seen as more dangerous than the Islamic State for its potential to launch terror attacks.
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Paying Till It Hurts: After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 4:18pm
In a growing practice, medical assistants, consultants and other hospital staffers, often called in without patients’ knowledge, are charging hefty fees.

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Corgi owners rally around slain Bellingham dog; suspect remorseful

FOX News - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 3:49pm
Corgi owners around the nation are rallying around a slain Bellingham dog, calling for the harshest penalty for the man charged with killing Molly, a Pembroke Welsh corgi.
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Pope Sets Tone in U.S. by Naming Inclusive Prelate as Chicago Archbishop

The New York Times - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 3:33pm
Bishop Blase J. Cupich of Spokane, Wash., has been chairman of the bishops’ committee responding to the sexual abuse crisis, and has been unusually forthright in criticizing the church’s record on abuse.

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