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From a Rwandan Dump to the Halls of Harvard

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 9:00pm
Justus Uwayesu’s life was changed by a chance encounter in Rwanda with an American charity worker.
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U.S. Plans 21-Day Watch of Travelers From Ebola-Hit Nations

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:54pm
Travelers from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone must report their temperatures and any symptoms daily.






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Despite Earlier Confession, Suspect in Indiana Killings Refuses to Speak in Court

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:45pm
The initial hearing for the suspect, Darren Vann, was postponed until next week after he refused to speak to the judge.






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Blackwater Guards Found Guilty in 2007 Iraq Killings

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:43pm
A federal jury found that the shooting deaths of 17 Iraqi civilians were not a battlefield tragedy, but the result of a criminal act.






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As Safety Concerns Grow, More States Ban Use of a Guardrail Unit

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:35pm
Oregon and Mississippi became the latest states to prohibit further installation of the Trinity Industries ET-Plus rail head, which is thought to have a dangerous defect.
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Denied Survivor’s Benefits After Wife’s Death, Texas Widow Files a Federal Suit

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:27pm
A gay rights group brought to federal court the case of a widow who was turned down for survivor’s benefits because Texas does not recognize same-sex marriages.
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One shooter dead in Canada

CNN - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:16pm
There were "several shooting incidents in downtown Ottawa, including "numerous gunmen," police say. Details are still unfolding, but a soldier was shot at Canada's War Memorial.
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National Briefing | Plains: Oklahoma: Judge Allows Curbs on Abortion Drugs

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:13pm
Oklahoma District Court Judge Robert Stuart said Wednesday that he would allow a law that restricts abortion-inducing drugs to take effect as planned on Nov. 1.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Illinois: New Archbishop Will Downsize Housing

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:10pm
The next archbishop of Chicago, Blasé Cupich, will live in the more modest rectory at Holy Name Cathedral instead of in the archdiocese’s North State Parkway mansion.






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First Draft: ‘This Is Ben.’ Enough Said.

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:09pm
The Times’s David E. Sanger remembers a conversation with Ben Bradlee about an article in The Times.






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Canadian PM: 'We will never be intimidated'

CNBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:09pm
Canada will not be intimidated and will take all necessary steps to counter threats to the country, Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper said in an address late Wednesday.
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National Briefing | Washington: Fence Jumper Caught at White House

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:07pm
The Secret Service on Wednesday night apprehended a man who had gotten over the fence at the White House.
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National Briefing | Science: A Partial Solar Eclipse

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:05pm
A partial solar eclipse will be viewable across much of North America on Thursday as the new moon passes in front of the sun.
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Backers of a Maglev Train Hope to Outpace Acela in the Northeast Corridor

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:00pm
A $5 billion commitment from Japan and a franchise transfer are the latest steps to bring a magnetic levitation train to the Washington-New York route.
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U.S. Marine’s Arrest in Killing in Philippines May Test Ties

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:00pm
Some Philippine senators cited the death of Jennifer Laude in calling for a review of the rules under which American military forces visit the country.
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Citadel founder's divorce battle gets uglier

CNBC - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:48pm
In the latest chapter of an ugly billionaire divorce, Chicago hedge-fund manager Ken Griffin has challenged his estranged wife's claims on his private planes and real estate.
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Norad raises alert posture after Canada attacks

CNN - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:43pm
Washington -- one of the world's most secure cities -- is reacting cautiously to the shootings inside Canada's Parliament building.
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National Park Service: 5 western parks vandalized, incidents under investigation at 5 more

FOX News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:42pm
The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks.
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Social Security Benefits to Rise Slightly Again

The New York Times - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:27pm
Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month in January, the third straight year of historically small increases.






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Watch Thursday's show!

CNN - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 7:23pm
October 23, 2014
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