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Actress sentenced to 18 years

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:36pm
A Texas actress who sent ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and Michael Bloomberg was sentenced to 18 years in prison.
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Should U.S. lower drinking age?

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:24pm
Dwight B. Heath knows what he is about to say will sound a little crazy to most people.
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Seaplane almost lands on whale

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:06am
A seaplane almost landed on a whale in a tiny, remote island community in Alaska
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Mom living 'nightmare'

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:17am
The mother whose toddler died in a hot car in Cobb County, Georgia, last month, is "living every parent's nightmare," her attorney said in a statement Tuesday.
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Nurse won't force-feed at Gitmo

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:16am
Attorneys for a Guantanamo Bay detainee on a hunger strike say a U.S. military nurse has refused to conduct forced feedings of inmates.
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Pulitzer winner: Detention not stunt

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:10am
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant who was detained at a southern Texas airport this week said Wednesday the incident wasn't a stunt.
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Dog guards dead owner

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:08am
This bull terrier was found guarding his owner's body near a river in Oklahoma City. KOCO reports.
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When cars made teens into gods

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 9:27am
There were two distinct groups of guys in high school back in the '60s: Those who had cars, and those who didn't.
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Remembering John F. Kennedy Jr.

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 9:13am
Gary Ginsberg says the late Kennedy's reaction to an event in 1995 summed up his character
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Families must have paid time off

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 9:12am
Sens. Deb Fischer and Angus King say now is the time for paid family leave
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Border crisis could last a while

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 9:12am
Ruben Navarrette says the U.S. can make token efforts to send back immigrant children but they won't be enough to stop the tide of those crossing borders out of desperation
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'Gay gene' doesn't need cure

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 9:12am
Tim Holbrook says even if there's a gay gene, there's no need for treatment since gays and lesbians are not sick.
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Kissinger 'resting' after heart surgery

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 9:11am
Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger underwent heart surgery to replace an aortic valve, a New York hospital says.
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Votes in: Best amusement parks

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 9:02am
In the hunt for the world's best amusement park, the people have spoken -- and it seems the people like mixing with creatures who eat a lot of fish.
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Shoppers free kids left in mom's hot car

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 8:59am
Texas shoppers frantically tried to free two children left in a hot vehicle while their mom was getting a haircut.
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Look at me! 14 selfies of the week

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 6:53am
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Man breaks into Kennedy compound, 'looking for Katy Perry'

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:55am
A man wearing a Captain America T-shirt and camouflage shorts broke into the Kennedy compound in Barnstable, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, police said. When officers asked him what he was doing there, he replied: "Looking for Katy Perry."
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