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Motherlode Blog: Charities That Inspire Kids: Kiva

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:30am
Diana Williams, a teacher from Surrey, British Columbia, describes the value of making microloans from the classroom.






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Amazon branching out to movie production

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:28am
Amazon Studios announced plans to begin producing and acquiring original movies for theatrical release and, within weeks, video streaming.
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Earth's hottest year, and GOP doesn't get it

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:22am
The U.S. ocean, atmospheric and space agencies affirmed on Friday what the planet has been telling us every way it knows how: 2014 was the hottest year since record keeping began in 1880.
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34 shots to catch you up

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:21am
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Obama reveals tax plan

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:10am
In his upcoming State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama will call on Congress to simplify a tax code he deems overly complicated and weighted toward wealthy Americans, administration officials said Saturday.
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See SpaceX rocket crash landing

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:09am
SpaceX's most recent attempt at pioneering a reusable rocket did not go as planned when the soft landing ended with a bang. The rocket ran out of hydraulic fluid minutes before landing, causing it to lose control and come in just short of the floating landing platform. While this first attempt was not successful, the company says they have at least a dozen more missions planned for 2015.
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Girl's balloon to late father found 436 miles away

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:09am
A girl wrote a letter to her late father on a balloon and then released it into the sky. CNN affiliate KTLA reports on what happened next.
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Who would steal from a funeral home? This guy

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:09am
Gainesville, Georgia, police are looking for a man suspected of stealing gurneys out of funeral home hearses. CNN affiliate WSB reports.
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Brazile: 50 years later, MLK's work is not done

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:03am
Today, as we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I know there are those who will ask, "How long will it take?" How long until the dream is fulfilled? How long until our destination is reached?
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A 1965 failure that still haunts America

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:01am
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Is this why 'Selma' was snubbed?

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:01am
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Driver pinned between two trucks says he was praying for his life

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:59am
An Oregon man who miraculously survived after his truck became wedged in between two crashed tractor trailers, said he closed his eyes and prayed as the second vehicle barreled toward him.
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Danish crown slips after rates cut

CNBC - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:54am
The Danish crown retreated from 2 1/2-year highs against the euro after Denmark's central bank cut interest rates.
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Sidebar: Scalia Lands at Top of Sarcasm Index of Justices. Shocking.

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:49am
A professor developed a measure for sarcasm by Supreme Court members, and Justice Antonin Scalia dwarfed the showings of every justice he has served with.






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Things to know about the Boston Marathon bombing trial as it enters its third week

FOX News - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:46am
Jury selection in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is going slower than expected.
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Watching 'Selma' with 103-year-old matriarch of the movement

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:36am
She was left for dead at the foot of Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge after the county sheriff declared: "Let the buzzards eat them."
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How to be sure your kids don't grow up racist

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:35am
It was one of a thousand little conversations that fill each day in a third-grade classroom.
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Selma, the movie and the message

CNN - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:24am
"Selma," the new feature film about the civil rights struggle, is igniting a struggle of its own over who deserves credit -- or blame -- in the events of 50 years ago that are depicted in the movie.
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Credentials: No College Degree? Maybe You Can Still Be President

The New York Times - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:18am
Two of the four presidents on Mount Rushmore never went to college, but serious candidates without degrees are becoming rarer.






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