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Chicago division not Emanuel's fault

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:58am
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not creating two cities, despite Kevin Coval's view in a recent opinion piece about the series "Chicagoland" that's airing on CNN.
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Is Safe Passage ... safe?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:57am
Anxiety simmered in the days before Chicago's school year began. Everyone there knew about the city's intractable gang problems, the explosive violence that came with it -- and the dangerous, shifting territories schoolchildren might cross even more often just to get to school.
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Asian pollution could impact weather

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:56am
A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean. Researchers further speculate that this could be driving freak winter weather in North America.
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Scan a brain, read a mind?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:55am
What we write online may be intercepted, filtered and publicized, but we'd like to think that the thoughts and images in our heads are totally private.
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'Modest hope' to slow warming

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:54am
Keeping global warming down to a level people can live with means cutting carbon emissions to "near zero" by the end of the century, even in an increasingly industrialized world, the top U.N. experts on the issue reported Sunday.
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Google Glass makes you target?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:47am
Glass, Google's high-profile entry into the world of wearable tech, may help launch a revolution if it's released later this year as expected. But test models already on the street have begun playing a more unlikely role -- as symbols in a simmering fight over Silicon Valley's impact on the city of San Francisco.
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Blood moon delights sky gazers

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:35am
Sky gazers caught a glimpse of the "blood moon" crossing the Earth's shadow Tuesday in all its splendor.
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Mom killed 6 babies?

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:31am
A 39-year-old woman in Utah told police she either strangled or suffocated at least six babies immediately after she gave birth to them over a period of years, a document shows.
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Philly journalist backed little guy

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:23am
Elmer Smith remembers Chuck Stone, the legendary journalist from Philadelphia who was known as a thorn in the side of police and an advocate for the little guy
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If government guaranteed income

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:22am
David Wheeler says as middle-class careers continue to disappear, we need a monthly cash payment to everyone
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Keystone to worsen climate change

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:21am
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Henry Waxman say read deep, and you'll see the federal Keystone pipeline report spells out the pipeline is bad news
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Right wing deadlier than jihadists

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:20am
Peter Bergen and David Sterman say the Kansas Jewish Center killings are part of a string of lethal violence in the U.S. that outstrips al Qaeda-influenced attacks. So why don't we pay more attention?
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Democrats, show spine on taxes

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:20am
Julian Zelizer says Democrats need to advocate for a progressive tax system to fight inequality and fund valuable government programs
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Hate-filled violence threatens all

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:19am
Mark Levin, a rabbi in Overland Park, says hate-stoked violence touched his Jewish community but plagues many groups in the U.S. Friends and clergy of all faiths share outrage over the attack.
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Why hundreds will race for Boston

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:11am
I was about halfway through the marathon when I saw the man with the plastic pink flamingo. Like me, he was jogging down a highway in coastal North Carolina. Unlike me, he had a beanie -- yes, with propeller -- perched on his head.
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What a shot! 27 sports photos

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 7:14am
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Watch Tuesday's show!

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:15pm
April 15, 2014
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'I know they're in heaven together'

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 5:24pm
Two of the victims in the Jewish center shootings were a boy and his grandfather. Hear from the woman who lost her son and her dad.
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Will Ferrell: A serious note

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:26pm
Back in 1993, my friend Craig Pollard set out with a very simple mission. He wanted to help cancer survivors realize their dreams of a college education.
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See snakes race at 'rattlesnake rodeo'

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 1:11pm
An annual "rattlesnake rodeo" in Opp, Alabama features snake handlers showing of their skills.
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